Possible Future Readings

Past Schedule

Fall 2011

Date

Person

Topic

Oct 4

Scott

spoken iterated learning experiments

Oct 18

Lucien

The shortage of constraint cumulativity

Nov 1

Deacon (2010) A role for relaxed selection...

Nov 15

Coffee

Nov 29

Jasmeen

Number systems

Spring 2011

Date

Person

Topic

Apr 7

Lucien

Wedel (2007) Feedback and regularity in the lexicon

Apr 21

Alex

Atkinson (2011) and Dunn et al (2011)

May 19

Bickel (2007) Typology in the 21st century: Major current developments

Jun 2

Smith and Thelen (2003) Development as a dynamic system

Jun 16

Fitch (2011) Unity and diversity in human language

Jun 28

Jaeger and Tily (2011) On language utility

Aug 4

Alex

Duality of Patterning

Winter 2011

Date

Person

Topic

Jan 21

Gwen

Chesley and Baayen

Feb 4

Sharon

African language typology (Cysouw and Comrie)

Feb 25

Ryan

The emergence of argument structure in two new sign languages (Meir 2010)

Mar 11

NA

Ongoing projects roundtable

Fall 2010

Date

Person

Topic

Week 1: Sep 27

Tessa

Vowels and whistles experiments

Week 3: Oct 11

Lucien

From learning biases to typology

(discussing Reali and Griffiths (2009))

Week 5: Oct 25

Hope

Lupyan and Dale (2010)

Week 6: Nov 1

Alex

Evans and Levinson (2009) The myth of language universals

Week 8: Nov 15

Gwen

Pullum and Scholz (2002) Empirical assessment of stimulus poverty arguments

Week 10: Nov 29

Farrell

Bannard, Lieven and Tomasello (2009) Modeling children’s early grammatical knowledge

(Maybe helpful: supplement and previous paper)