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Thu Sep 12 2002

Confs: Origin of Lang/Origine Evolution des langues

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  1. Bernard Laks, Language Origin Paris : Final programme

Message 1: Language Origin Paris : Final programme

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 09:03:10 +0200
From: Bernard Laks <Bernard.laksu-paris10.fr>
Subject: Language Origin Paris : Final programme



Language Origin Paris : Final programme

Colloque international
Origine �volution des langues:
approches, mod�les, paradigmes

Amphith�atre Marguerite de Navarre
Coll�ge de France,
11 Place Marcellin Berthelot 75005 Paris, France
26-27 septembre 02

Scientific Committee

Alain Berthoz (Coll�ge de France), Serge Cleuziou (CNRS), Jean-Paul
Demoule (Paris I), Pierre Encrev� (EHESS), Jean-Marie Hombert (Lyon
II), Jean-Jacques Hublin (Bordeaux I), Bernard Laks (Paris X), Alain
Peyraube (CNRS), Bernard Victorri (CNRS). Organization Serge Cleuziou
(CNRS), Bernard Laks (Paris X)




PROGRAMME


Jeudi 26 septembre

9h30-10h: ouverture du colloque
Alain Berthoz (Coll�ge de France)
Jean-Marie Hombert (CNRS et programme OHLL)
Jean-Paul Demoule (Paris 1, Comit� scientifique)

10h-10h45
Luigi L. Cavalli-Sforza (Genetics, Stanford)
Relationships between genetic evolution and evolution of languages
 
10h45-11h: pause

11h-11h45
Merritt Ruhlen (Linguistics, Stanford)
The origin and evolution of syntax.

11h45-12h30
Colin Renfrew (Mac Donald Institut of Archeology, Cambridge)
The origins of linguistic diversity: some problems with the 'New
Synthesis'.

12h30-14h: repas

14h14h45
Luciano Fadiga (Biology, Ferrare)
Speech understanding and "action-perception" debate: experimental
observations and theoretical speculations.

14h45-15h30
Frederick J. Newmeyer (Linguistics,Washington)
Conceptualization, communication, and the origins of grammar.

15h30-15h45: pause

15h45-16h30
Mark Turner (Advance Studies, Stanford)
Double-scope blending and the integration continuum

16h30-17h15
Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy (Linguistics, Canterbury, N.Z.)
Poor design features in language as clues to its prehistory: why
language is the way it is

17h15-18h
Bill Labov (Linguistics,Philadelphie)
Driving forces

Vendredi 27 septembre

9h30-10h15
Gillian Sankoff (Linguistics, Philadelphie)
Speaker Trajectories in Language Evolution: Longitudinal Evidence from
French

10h15-11h
Salikoko S. Mufwene (Linguistics, Chicago)
What do creoles and pidgins tell us about the evolution of language.

11h-11h15: pause

11h15-12h
Andr� Langaney (MNHN, Paris)
Histoires g�n�tique et linguistique : causalit�s communes et
corr�lations fortuites.

12h-12h45
David Sankoff (Mathematics, Montreal)
The introspector's paradox

12h45-14h30 repas

14h30-15h15
Domenico Parisi (CNR, Rome)
Simulating the origin and evolution of language

15h15-16h
William S. Wang (Electronic Engineering Hong Kong)
Language and complexity

16h-16h15 pause

16h15-17h
Tandy Warnow (Mathematics, Austin) et Donald Ringe (Linguistics,
	Philadelphie)
Perfect Phylogenetic Networks and Indo-European Evolution

17h-17h45
William Croft (Linguistics, Manchester)
Social evolution and language change

17h45
Alain Peyraube (Linguistics, CNRS)
Conclusions
 
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