The future of linguistics 4/4

11 February 2021 14:00 - 20:00
Max Planck Institute
Join our Webinar Series 'The Future of Linguistics'
To celebrate our 40th anniversary, and as part of our search for a new director to lead a Department for Linguistics, the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics invites you to the fourth and final webinar to debate the future of linguistics.

This webinar is planned for February 11, 2021.


Webinars are free to attend but registration with a professional email address is required (e.g. business, university, school, research institute email address; please email webinars [at] (webinars[at]mpi[dot]nl) if you wish to register but do not have a business address).

Please register for the fourth webinar here:
Registration closes 18.00 CET Monday February 8th 2021.

The future of linguistics 4/4 Thursday February 11th 2021
Registration closes 18.00 CET Monday February 8th 2021.
(Chair: Clyde Francks)

14.00 - 14.05

Caroline Rowland


14.05 - 15.05

Asli Ozyurek - Radboud University

Multimodal language as flexible and adaptive

15.05 - 15.20

15 min break

15.20 - 16.20

Jennifer Culbertson - University of Edinburgh

The future of linguistics is multidisciplinary, multimodal, multicultural

16.20 - 16.35

15 min break

16.35 - 17.35

Thom Scott-Phillips - Central European University

Cognitive unity & communicative diversity

17.35 - 18.05

30 min break

18.05 - 19.05

Yiya Chen - Leiden University

Melody in speech

19.05 - 19.50

General discussion: The Future of Linguistics

(Moderator: Simon Fisher)

19.50 - 20.00

Concluding remarks (Antje Meyer)

Live international sign language

Live international sign language interpretation will be provided for this event by Overseas Interpreters.


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