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2017

  • Hömke, P., Holler, J., & Levinson, S. C. (2017). Blinking as addressee feedback in face-to-face conversation. Talk presented at the Max Planck Institute Proudly Presents Event. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2017-06-29.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2017). Processing in interactive language use offers clues to the evolution of language. Talk presented at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. MIT, Boston. 2017-03-30 - 2017-04-01. more >

2016

  • Byun, K.-S., De Vos, C., Levinson, S. C., & Zeshan, U. (2016). Repair strategies and recursion as evidence of individual differences in metalinguistic skill in Cross-signing. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR12), Melbourne, Australia. more >
  • Byun, K.-S., Roberts, S. G., De Vos, C., Levinson, S. C., & Zeshan, U. (2016). Content-biased and coordination-biased selection in the evolution of expressive forms in cross-signing. Talk presented at the International Society for Gesture Studies. Paris, France. 2016-07-18 - 2016-07-22. more >
  • Bögels, S., Casillas, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). To plan or to listen? The trade-off between comprehension and production in conversation. Poster presented at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL 2016), London, UK. more >
  • Casillas, M., Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Communicative development in a Mayan village. Talk presented at the Tilburg University. Tilburg, The Netherlands.
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Linguistic cues enabling rapid conversational turn-taking in Sign Language of the Netherlands. Talk presented at the Grammar & Cognition colloquium. Nijmegen, the Netherlands. 2016-12-08.
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Linguistic cues enabling rapid conversational turn-taking in sign. Talk presented at Language seminar. Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris. 2016-10-26.
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Linguistic cues enabling rapid conversational turn-taking in sign. Talk presented at the Research Training Group 2070 "Understanding Social Relationships". Göttingen, Germany. 2016-11-07.
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Stroke-to-stroke turn-boundary prediction in Sign Language of the Netherlands. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR12), Melbourne, Australia. more >
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). The role of facial expressions in the anticipation of turn-ends. Talk presented at the International Gesture Conference (ISGS 2016). Paris. 2016-07-18 - 2016-07-22. more >
  • Hömke, P., Holler, J., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Blinking as addressee feedback in face-to-face conversation. Talk presented at the 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS7). Paris, France. 2016-07-22 - 2016-07-24.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2016). The Interaction Engine hypothesis. Talk presented at the Language in Interaction Summerschool on Human Language: From Genes and Brains to Behavior. Berg en Dal, the Netherlands. 2016-07-03 - 2016-07-14. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2016). “Empathy and the early stages of language evolution”. Talk presented at the Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies. Cambridge, UK. 2016-03-08.
  • Levinson, S. C., & Brown, P. (2016). Comparative feedback: Cultural shaping of response systems in interaction. Talk presented at the 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS7). Paris, France. 2016-07-18 - 2016-07-22. more >
  • Toni, I., & Levinson, S. C. (2016). Communication with and before language [Session Chair]. Talk presented at the Language in Interaction Summerschool on Human Language: From Genes and Brains to Behavior. Berg en Dal, the Netherlands. 2016-07-03 - 2016-07-14.

2015

  • Bögels, S., Kendrick, K. H., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). The significance of silence. Long gaps attenuate the preference for ‘yes’ responses in conversation. Poster presented at the 19th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SemDial 2015 / goDIAL), Gothenburg, Sweden. more >
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Experimental evidence for stroke-to-stroke turn-boundary prediction in signed conversations. Poster presented at Formal and Experimental Approaches to Sign Language Theory (FEAST), Barcelona. more >
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Is turn timing dependent on language modality?. Talk presented at TABU dag. RUG, Groningen. 2015-06-04 - 2015-06-05. more >
  • De Vos, C., Casillas, M., Crasborn, O., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Supersnel NGT: onderzoeksresultaten uit de Gebarenbus [invited talk]. Talk presented at Instituut voor Gebaren, Taal & Dovenstudies. Hogeschool Utrecht. more >
  • De Vos, C., Hilbrink, E., Alvarez - van Tussenbroek, I., van Zuilen, M., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Modality-specific patterns in the development of joint attention in infants acquiring sign language natively. Poster presented at the International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition (ICSLA), Amsterdam.
  • Hilbrink, E., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Infants’ sensitivity to close timing of communicative interaction. Poster presented at Workshop on Infant Language Development (WILD), Stockholm.
  • Hömke, P., Holler, J., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Blinking as addressee feedback in face-to-face conversation. Talk presented at the 6th Joint Action Meeting. Budapest, Hungary. 2015-07-01 - 2015-07-04.
  • Hömke, P., Holler, J., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Blinking as addressee feedback in face-to-face dialogue?. Poster presented at the 19th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SemDial 2015 / goDIAL), Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Hömke, P., Holler, J., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Blinking as addressee feedback in face-to-face dialogue?. Talk presented at the Donders Discussions Conference. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2015-11-05.
  • Hömke, P., Holler, J., & Levinson, S. C. (2015). Blinking as addressee feedback in face-to-face dialogue?. Talk presented at the Nijmegen-Tilburg Multi-modality workshop. Tilburg, The Netherlands. 2015-10-22.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). Language usage, language processing and typology. Talk presented at the conference Diversity Linguistics: Retrospect and Prospect at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Leipzig, Germany. 2015-05-01 - 2015-05-03. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). PHM's vademecum for exotic languages. Talk presented at the Seminar in honor of Prof. Peter H. Matthews at the Cambridge University, Downing College. Cambridge, UK. 2015-09-25.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). Review and response. Talk presented at the 2nd Workshop Towards a Global Language Phylogeny. Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand. 2015-02-22 - 2015-02-26.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). Review and response. Talk presented at the 3rd Workshop towards a Global Language Phylogeny at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Jena, Germany. 2015-10-22.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). Turn-taking and the pragmatic origins of language. Talk presented at the 14th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA 2015). Antwerp, Belgium. 2015-07-26 - 2015-07-31. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). Turn-taking, language processing and the evolution of language [Keynote lecture]. Talk presented at Language Sciences Annual Symposium 2015. Cambridge, UK. 2015-11. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2015). Understanding language diversity: Scaling up in breadth and depth. Talk presented at the Scale up workshop: Meeting the challenge of the documentary enterprise at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, Australian National University. Canberra, Australia. 2015-02-09 - 2015-02-11.

2014

  • Byun, K.-S., Bradford, A., Levinson, S. C., Zeshan, U., & De Vos, C. (2014). Repair sequences in cross-signing: the relationship between try markers and fast track repair sequences. Talk presented at International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS 2014). San Diego. 2014-07-08 - 2014-07-11.
  • Byun, K.-S., Bradford, A., Zeshan, U., Levinson, S. C., & De Vos, C. (2014). First encounters - Repair sequences in 'Cross-signing'. Poster presented at The International Summer School 2014: Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics (CISL), Institute of Deaf Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague. more >
  • Byun, K.-S., Bradford, A., Zeshan, U., Levinson, S. C., & De Vos, C. (2014). First encounters - Repair sequences in 'Cross-signing'. Poster presented at The International Summer School 2014: Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics (CISL), Prague. more >
  • Bögels, S., Magyari, L., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Cognitive processes involved in turn-taking within Dutch question-answer sequences: An EEG-study. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA14). Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29. more >
  • Bögels, S., Magyari, L., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Neural correlates of speech preparation in interactive turn-taking: An early start?. Poster presented at the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL 2014), Amsterdam. more >
  • De Vos, C., Torreira, F., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). The timing of question-answer sequences in signed conversations: Data from the NGT Interactive Corpus. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA14). Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29.
  • De Vos, C., Torreira, F., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). The timing of question-answer sequences in signed conversations: data from the NGT Interactive Corpus. Talk presented at Interactional foundations of language: Social, cultural, cognitive, and developmental perspectives. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2014-06-11.
  • Dediu, D., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Language and speech are old: A review of the evidence and consequences for modern linguistic diversity. Talk presented at the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EvoLang X). Vienna, Austria. 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-17.
  • Dingemanse, M., Enfield, N. J., Baranova, J., Blythe, J., Drew, P., Floyd, S., Gisladottir, R. S., Kendrick, K. H., Levinson, S. C., Manrique, E., & Rossi, G. (2014). Other-initiated repair across languages: A systematic comparison. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis [ICCA 2014]. University of California at Los Angeles, CA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29.
  • Gisladottir, R. S., Chwilla, D. J., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Neuropragmatics and conversation: Experimental findings on action ascription. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA14). Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29. more >
  • Hilbrink, E., Casillas, M., Bobb, S., Clark, E. V., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Turn-timing in naturalistic mother-child interactions: A longitudinal perspective. Poster presented at the 19th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Conversational turn-taking during infancy: Longitudinal observations and experimental assessment. Talk presented at the 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL 2014). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2014-07-14 - 2014-07-18.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). The development of turn-timing in infancy: Assessing comprehension and production. Poster presented at the 19th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). The development of vocal turn-taking in infancy: Examining infant and maternal contributions. Talk presented at the 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL 2014 ). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2014-07-14 - 2014-07-18.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). The development of vocal turn-timing in infancy: Examining infant and maternal contributions. Talk presented at the conference of the Vereniging Nederlandse Ontwikkelingspsychologie (VNOP). Wageningen, The Netherlands. 2014-05-20.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Turn-taking and its timing in infancy: A longitudinal study. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA14). Los Angeles, USA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29.
  • Kendrick, K. H., Brown, P., Dingemanse, M., Floyd, S., Gipper, S., Hayano, K., Hoey, E., Hoymann, G., Manrique, E., Rossi, G., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Sequence organization: A universal infrastructure for action. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis. University of California at Los Angeles, CA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2014). Review and response. Talk presented at the Workshop towards a Global Language Phylogeny at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Jena, Germany. 2014-09-17 - 2014-09-20.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2014). The core ecological niche for language use and its implications for language processing. Talk presented at the Centre for Language Studies Colloquium series, Radboud University. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2014-12-11. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2014). The social life of milliseconds: New perspectives on timing and projection in turn-taking [Plenary talk]. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA14). Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29. more >
  • Levinson, S. C., & Brown, P. (2014). "Face" on the face: Ambivalence, facial expression and teasing. Talk presented at the UCLA Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture (CLIC) workshop 'About Face'. Los Angeles, US. 2014-02-07 - 2014-02-08.
  • Roberts, S. G., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Interaction constraints variation in linguistic structure. Talk presented at the 4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA14). Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2014-06-25 - 2014-06-29. more >
  • Roberts, S. G., Dediu, D., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Detecting differences between the languages of Neandertals and modern humans. Talk presented at the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EvoLang X). Vienna, Austria. 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-17. more >
  • Torreira, F., Bögels, S., & Levinson, S. C. (2014). Breathing and speech planning in turn-taking. Talk presented at the 10th International Seminar on Speech Production: Satellite Workshop on “Interpersonal coordination and phonetic convergence". Cologne, Germany. 2014-05-04 - 2014-05-04. more >

2013

  • Bögels, S., Magyari, L., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). EEG correlates of processes related to turn-taking in an interactive quiz paradigm. Talk presented at the NVP (Netherlands Psychonomics Organization) Winterconference. Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. 2013-12-19 - 2013-12-21. more >
  • Casillas, M., Hilbrink, E., Bobb, S. C., Clark, E. V., Gattis, M.-L., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Turn-timing in naturalistic mother-child interactions: A longitudinal perspective. Poster presented at DialDam: Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Semdial), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. more >
  • Enfield, N. J., Dingemanse, M., Rossi, G., Baranova, J., Blythe, J., Drew, P., Floyd, S., Gisladottir, R. S., Levinson, S. C., Kendrick, K. H., Manrique, E., & Roberts, S. G. (2013). Towards a typology of systems of language use: The case of other-initiated repair. Talk presented at the 13th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA 2013). Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India. 2013-09-08 - 2013-09-13. more >
  • Gisladottir, R. S., Chwilla, D., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Early speech act comprehension in spoken dialogue: Evidence from ERPs. Poster presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of Experimental Pragmatics (XPRAG 2013), Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Gisladottir, R. S., Chwilla, D., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Speech act comprehension in spoken dialogue: An ERP study. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS 2013), San Francisco, CA.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). The timing of turns in mother-infant interactions: A longitudinal study. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2013), Berlin, Germany.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). The timing of turns in mother-infant interactions: A longitudinal study. Poster presented at the Modelling meets Infant Studies in Language Acquisition Workshop, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Turn-taking and its timing in infancy: A longitudinal study at 3-, 4- and 5- months. Poster presented at Child Language Seminar, Manchester, UK. more >
  • Hilbrink, E., Gattis, M., Sakkalou, E., Ellis-Davies, K., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Development of turn-taking during infancy: Does the infant contribute?. Talk presented at the 5th Joint Action Meeting. Berlin. 2013-07-26 - 2013-07-29. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2013). Evolution, language diversity and 'the interaction engine'. Talk presented at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Leipzig, Germany. 2013-05-24.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2013). Exploring Language diversity: Wohin? [Keynote lecture]. Talk presented at the Language Documentation: Past – Present – Future Conference. Hannover, Germany. 2013-06-05 - 2013-06-05. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2013). Introduction to emerging sign languages. Talk presented at the MPG Minerva-Gentner Symposium on Emergent Languages and Cultural Evolution. Berg en Dal, the Netherlands. 2013-06-20 - 2013-06-23. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2013). The original sin of cognitive science. Talk presented at the British Academy, workshop on The Cognitive Revolution 60 years on. London. 2013-09-26 - 2013-09-27. more >
  • Levinson, S. C., & Emmorey, K. (Eds.). (2013). Language evolving: Genes and culture in ongoing language evolution [Seminar]. Talk presented at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting: The Beauty and Benefits of Science. Boston, MA. 2013-02-14 - 2013-02-18. more >
  • Norcliffe, E., Konopka, A. E., Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Word order affects the time-course of sentence formulation in Tzeltal. Talk presented at the 26th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing (CUNY 2013). Columbia, SC. 2013-03-21 - 2013-03-23. more >
  • Sauppe, S., Norcliffe, E., Konopka, A. E., Van Valin Jr., R. D., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Dependencies first: Eye-tracking evidence from sentence production in Tagalog. Talk presented at the 35th meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany. 2013-07-31 - 2013-08-03.
  • Sauppe, S., Norcliffe, E., Konopka, A. E., Van Valin Jr., R. D., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Planning units in Tagalog sentence production: Evidence from eye tracking. Poster presented at the 26th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbia, SC. more >
  • Sauppe, S., Norcliffe, E., Konopka, A. E., Van Valin Jr., R. D., & Levinson, S. C. (2013). Typology and planning scope in sentence production: eye-tracking evidence from Tzeltal and Tagalog. Talk presented at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology. Leipzig. 2013-08-15 - 2013-08-18. more >

2012

  • Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (2012). Cultural differences and universals in interaction. Talk presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. San Francisco, CA. 2012-11-14 - 2012-11-18.
  • Gisladottir, R. S., Chwilla, D., Schriefers, H., & Levinson, S. C. (2012). Speech act recognition in conversation: Experimental evidence. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2012), Sapporo, Japan.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2012). Connections across modalities in interaction. Talk presented at the Workshop on Modalities in Interaction, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2012-10-04.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2012). Introduction to linguistic relativity. Talk presented at the workshop Relations in Relativity: New Perspectives on Language and Thought. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2012-05-09 - 2012-05-11. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2012). Re–centering the study of language on its communicational foundations [Keynote lecture]. Talk presented at the 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, King's college. London. 2012-07-10 - 2012-07-12. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2012). The role of genetic and cultural processes in language. Talk presented at the Ernst-Strungmann Forum on Cultural Evolution. Frankfurt, Germany. 2012-05-27 - 2012-06-02. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2012). Words from other worlds. Talk presented at the Workshop on the 60th birthday of Prof. Gunter Senft at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2012-08-30.
  • Norcliffe, E., Konopka, A. E., Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (2012). Linguistic structure and planning scope in language production: Evidence from Tzeltal. Talk presented at the Interactional Foundations of Language Workshop. Schloss Ringberg, Germany. 2012-11.

2011

  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). A revolution in the language sciences?. Talk presented at The ALEAR workshop on The future of Linguistics. Barcelona, Spain. 2011-01-23 - 2011-01-25.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Cross–cultural universals and communication structures. Talk presented at the Ernst Strungmann Forum: Language, Music and the Brain. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 2011-05-09 - 2011-05-13. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Inferring Speech acts. Talk presented at Workshop on Post-Gricean Pragmatics and Meaning. University of Cambridge, UK. 2011-05-20.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Multi-action turns. Talk presented at the 12th International Pragmatics Conference [IPrA 2011]. University of Manchester, UK. 2011-07-03 - 2011-07-08. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Obstacles and options for cross–disciplinary cooperation in the cognitive sciences [Panel discussion]. Talk presented at the ZiF Conference on The Cultural Constitution of Causal Cognition. Bielefeld University, Germany. 2011-10-13 - 2011-10-14.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Origins of cross–cultural diversity. Talk presented at the Workshop of the Max Planck Research Group for Comparative Cognitive Anthropology. Schloss Ringberg, Germany. 2011-12-14 - 2011-12-17.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Recursion in pragmatics. Talk presented at The International Conference on Language and Recursion. Mons, Belgium. 2011-03-14 - 2011-03-16. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). Vocal tract, speech, genes and language typology. Talk presented at Workshop on Co-variation in vocal tract anatomy, speech perception, genes and language typology. Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2011-02-25.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2011). introduction to Interactional Foundations of Language Workshop. Talk presented at the Interactional Foundations of Language Workshop. LSA, Boulder, CO, USA. 2011-07-16 - 2011-07-17.

2010

  • Janzen, G., Haun, D. B. M., & Levinson, S. C. (2010). Neural correlates of relative and intrinsic frames of reference. Poster presented at HBM 2010 - The 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2010). Action in interaction. Talk presented at the Action Ascription in Social Interaction Workshop. University of California. Los Angeles. 2010-10-07 - 2010-10-11. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2010). Hunter-gatherers and semantic categories: A review of the issues. Talk presented at the International workshop: Hunter-gatherers and semantic categories. Neuwied, Germany. 2010-05-31 - 2010-06-04.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2010). Landscape: A crossroads for language, culture and cognition. Talk presented at Space and Time across Languages, Disciplines and Cultures [STALDAC 2010]. Cambridge, UK. 2010-04-08 - 2010-04-10.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2010). Linguistic diversity and the interaction engine. Talk presented at The 2010 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain [Henry Sweet Lecture 2010]. Leeds, UK. 2010-09-01 - 2010-09-02. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2010). Speech acts in action (and interaction). Talk presented at Sentence Types, Sentence Moods and Illocutionary Forces: An International Conference to honor Manfred Bierwisch. Berlin. 2010-11-04 - 2010-11-06.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2010). The evolutionary revolution in the language sciences. Talk presented at the Symposium on Evolutionary Perspectives on the Human Sciences. Turku, Finland. 2010-05-21 - 2010-05-22. more >
  • Majid, A., & Levinson, S. C. (2010). The language of perception across cultures. Talk presented at the XXth Congress of European Chemoreception Research Organization, Symposium on "Senses in language and culture". Avignon, France. 2010-09-14 - 2010-09-19. more >
  • Majid, A., & Levinson, S. C. (2010). The shaping of language of perception across cultures [Keynote lecture]. Talk presented at the Humanities of the Lesser-Known Conference [HLK 2010]. Lund, Sweden. 2010-09-11. more >

2009

  • Levinson, S. C. (2009). Linguistic diversity and its implications for the language sciences [Ken Hale Lecture]. Talk presented at the 2009 Linguistic Institute. University of California, Berkeley. 2009-07-30. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2009). Rethinking the language sciences. Talk presented at the Symposium on 'Why aren't the social sciences Darwinian?'. Cambridge, UK. 2009-05-15. more >
  • Levinson, S. C. (2009). The island of time. Talk presented at the Time in Space Workshop. Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2009-04-14.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2009). The language sciences in the Darwin centenary. Talk presented at Seminar at the University of Münster. Münster, Germany. 2009-04-04.
  • Majid, A., & Levinson, S. C. (2009). An overview of the senses across languages and cultures. Talk presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Philadelphia, PA. 2009-12-02 - 2009-12-05. more >

2008

  • Majid, A., Haun, D. B. M., Rapold, C. J., Call, J., Janzen, G., & Levinson, S. C. (2008). Cognitive Inheritance and Cultural Override in Human Spatial Cognition. Talk presented at the 2008 AAAS Annual Meeting. 90-Minute Symposium. “Thinking with and without language”. Boston, MA. 2008-02-15. more >

2007

  • Majid, A., & Levinson, S. C. (2007). Quantifying semantic regularity across languages. Talk presented at the Workshop Semantic Maps: Methods and Applications. CNRS, Paris. 2007-09-29.

2008

  • Levinson, S. C. (2008). Semplates - Implicit conceptual templates in language - and their origin. AAA, San Francisco, November.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2008). Levels of distinction: On the regimentation and lamination of linguistic levels. Panel discussion, AAA, San Francisco, November.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2008). From landscape to grammar. Talk given at the meeting of the Philological Society, Manchester, November 7.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2008). The elements of motion. Talk given at the workshop on Human locomotion across languages. MPI, June 6.

2007

  • Levinson, S. C. (2007). Towards principles of primate social life. Workshop Competition meets cooperation, Radboud University and MPI, October.
  • Majid, A. & Levinson, S. C. (2007). Quantifying semantic regularity across languages. ALT VII International conference, Paris, September.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2007). Guugu Yimithirr narrative as multimodal interaction. Talk given at the Cape York workshop, MPI, January.

2006

  • Levinson, S. C. (2006). The ‘interaction engine’: A core ethology and its diverse manifestations. Presidential symposium. San Jose, CA: American Anthropological Association conference, November.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2006). Reciprocals in Yélî Dnye, the Papuan language of Rossel Island. Talk given at the Reciprocals workshop, MPI Nijmegen, April.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2006). Questions about questions. Talk given at the workshop: Questions and their responses, MPI Nijmegen, March.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2006). Enrolling other sciences in language documentation: Describing an isolate language, Yélî Dnye, in Papua New Guinea. Plenary at the meeting of the 28th DGfS conference, Bielefeld, February.

2005

  • Levinson, S. C. (2005). Spatial relationships in Oceania: Language, mind and culture. Talk given at the AAA Annual meeting, Washington, DC, December
  • Janzen, G., Haun, D. B. M. & Levinson, S. C. (2005). Neural correlates of intrinsic and relative frames of reference. Poster presented at the 13th Conference of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology, Leiden, August 31st –September 3rd.

2004

  • Levinson, S. C. (2004). Diversity in human spatial cognition: where prehistory, culture, language and biology meet. Influential Thinkers Series, Department of Anthropology, UCLA. March 1.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2004) Living with Manny's dangerous idea. Talk given at the Symposium: Theories and Models of Language, Interaction and Culture UCLA. February 27-8.

2003

  • Levinson, S. C. (2003). The evolution of human spatial cognition: Or how we nearly lost our bearings. Talk given at the Founding conference ‘From brain to behaviour: The evolution of human cognition’. Leverhulme Center for Human evolutionary studies. Univ. of Cambridge, November.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2003). Rossel and Sudest. Conference Pioneers of Island Melanesia. King’s College, Cambridge. April.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2003) Thoughts on notions of projection. Workshop on Projection in Interaction. MPI Nijmegen, March.
  • Levinson, S. C. (2003). Evolutie en taal. Course given at the University of Nijmegen, Honours Program, April 3.

2002

  • Brugman, H., Wittenburg, P., Levinson, S. C. & Kita, S. (2002). Multimodal annotations in gesture and sign language studies. Paper presented at the LRECC conference, Las Palmas, May.

  • Levinson, S. C. (2002). Prospects for a new field: Semantic typology. Paper presented at the International Linguistics Conference ‘Reviewing linguistic thought: Perspectives into the 21st century’. Athens, May 21-24

  • Meira, S. & Levinson, S. C. (2002) Patterns of semantic discrimination in spatial adpositional systems. International Conference on Adpositions of Movement, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, January 14-16.

2001

  • Levinson, S. C. (2001) ‘Diversity in spatial language and cognition’. Lectures to the Linguistic Society of America, Linguistics Institute, Santa Barbara, July-August.

2000

  • Levinson, S. C. (2000) ‘Color and culture’. Symposium at the College de France, Paris, March 30.

1998

  • Levinson, S. C. (1998) 'Language as nature and language as art'. Plenary session at the Pontifical Academy "Changing concepts", Vatican City, October 28.

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Stephen C. Levinson

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