November 18, 2014

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Irvine Auditorium
Café 58
  • Julie Anne Legate

    Associate Professor of Linguistics

Mapping the Boundaries of Human Language

Knowledge by the Slice

Human languages appear to differ tremendously. But looking past the surface cacophony, we find deep commonalities and strict limits on variation. Legate discusses the progress made towards answering the question: What is a possible human language?

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