Tuesday, August 20, 2019

□ modal conference, ◊ you attend

Endless Possibilities: The Development of Possibility and Necessity in Cognition, Language, and Society

Anna Papafragou (Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania)
Ailís Cournane (Linguistics, New York University)
Jonathan Phillips (Psychology, Harvard)
Nicolò Arlotti (Psychological & Brian Sciences, Johns Hopkins)
Lucas Butler (HDQM, UMD)
Valentine Hacquard (Linguistics, UMD)

Friday September 27th from 9:15 to 4 in the UMD Language Science Center (2130 HJ Patterson Hall)

Register here.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Herb Terrace on Nim and Noam

From my colleague Greg Ball, news about a new blog and book by Herb Terrace which will ask how words evolved (as opposed to grammar).