Devin Singh Associate Professor of Religion, Dartmouth College Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University   Debt, Guilt, and the Foundations of Law   This lecture explores the blurring of economic, moral, and legal categories that takes place through the longstanding association among debt, guilt, and law. Questioning why so often to […]

Andrea Beltrama MindCORE Fellow University of Pennsylvania   When is the food simply delicious? Tackling the puzzle of emphatic exclusives   When occurring next to predicates located at the extreme of a scale, exclusive modifiers such as “just” and “simply” contribute an emphatic effect, intensifying the meaning of the utterance. I will refer to these […]

ILST seminar: Rushen Shi

October 8, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rushen Shi Université du Québec à Montréal   Grammatical Acquisition in the First Years of Life   How do children begin language acquisition? According to certain classic views, preverbal and early verbal infants lack grammatical knowledge. In this talk I will discuss empirical findings from my lab showing that infants start acquiring aspects of the […]