ILST Seminar: Albert Kim

November 10, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Albert Kim Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Lab University of Colorado   Real time human language comprehension: Predictive processing in an unpredictable world   In order to comprehend human language in real time, readers and listeners make predictions about the upcoming linguistic input. Predictions enable comprehenders to prepare in advance for rapidly unfolding, pervasively ambiguous linguistic […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Sarah Robins Department of Philosophy Purdue University   The Engram Renaissance   Memory traces have a long history. For Plato, they were birds in aviaries; for William James, they were furniture in the mind’s rooms. They’ve also been phonographic records, […]

ILST Seminar: Aini Li

November 17, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Aini Li Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Co-occurrence, extension, and social salience: The emergence of indexicality in an artificial language   We investigated the emergence of sociolinguistic indexicality using an artificial-language-learning paradigm. Sociolinguistic indexicality involves the association of linguistic variants with nonlinguistic social or contextual features. Any linguistic variant can acquire “constellations” of […]