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LINGUIST List 19.1564

Thu May 15 2008

Confs: Cognitive Science/UK

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Message 1: Human Nature and Language
Date: 13-May-2008
From: Shalom Lappin <shalom.lappinkcl.ac.uk>
Subject: Human Nature and Language
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Human Nature and Language

Date: 05-Jun-2008 - 05-Jun-2008
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Matteo Mameli
Contact Email: matteo.mamelikcl.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Meeting Description:

Innate Factors in the Development of Natural Language

Human Nature and Language

One Day Workshop

When: June 5th 2008, from 10:00am to 5:50pm

Where: Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, Room NG16,
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Speakers: Gary Marcus, Heather Van Der Lely, Shalom Lappin, Matteo Mameli

Programme:

10:00
Registration

10:20-11:30
Shalom Lappin (KCL), ''Alternatives to Strong Linguistic Nativism''

11:30-11:50
Coffee Break

11:50-1:00
Heather Van Der Lely (UCL), ''Specific Language Impairment
in Children: Living without a Language Instinct?''

1:00-2:30
Lunch Break

2:30-3:40
Gary Marcus (NYU), ''Language as Kludge''

3:40-4:00
Tea Break

4:00-5:10
Matteo Mameli (KCL), ''Innateness: Clutter or Cluster?''

5:15-5:45
Discussion. Panelists: David Papineau (KCL), Gabriel Segal
(KCL), Sarah Patterson (Birkbeck), Barry Smith (Birkbeck).

Attendance is free. Bring and/or buy your own lunch. For more
information please write to matteo.mamelikcl.ac.uk
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