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Language Sciences in the 21st Century: The interdisciplinary challenge

When Oct 03, 2013 09:00 AM to
Oct 04, 2013 06:00 PM
Where West Rd. Concert Hall, Cambridge
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Cambridge Language Sciences is hosting a major conference, Language Sciences in the 21st century: The interdisciplinary challenge, at West Road on 3-4 October 2013. The aim is to bring together an international group of researchers, whose work crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries, in order to explore key issues in language sciences. 

The four thematic strands will be:

  • Philosophy of language meets computational linguistics
  • Diversity and universals
  • Beyond our primate inheritance: Neurobiological and evolutionary approaches to language
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives on multilingualism

Invited speakers:

Professor Nicholas Asher (CNRS Toulouse, University of Texas at Austin)

Professor Spike Gildea (Dept. of Linguistics, University of Oregon)

Professor Asif Ghazanfar (Dept. of Psychology, Princeton University)

Professor Judith Kroll (Center for Language Science, Pennsylvania State University)

Visit the conference website to register, and for more information on the programme.

Download the list of posters.

More information about this event…

Cambridge Language Sciences is a virtual centre for language researchers at the University of Cambridge. 

Our mission is

  • to connect a diverse research community
  • to create increased opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • to advance knowledge through the cross-fertilisation of ideas
  • to develop external partnerships
  • to equip the next generation of researchers with the knowledge, experience and skills for interdisciplinary research.

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