Our fabulous selection of readings is now available for the spring 2018 quarter.
You can see the schedule & readings from previous years below:
[2016-2017] [2015-2016] [2014-2015] [2013-2014]
[2012-2013] [2011-2012] [2010-2011]

Spring 2018

Date Topic Readings
May 1 Language evolution via cultural transmission Kirby 2017
May 3 Language evolution via cultural transmission Adger 2017 +
Bowling 2017
May 15 Language evolution: Levels of explanation
Johnson 2017 +
Perfors 2017
May 24 Language evolution: Goals + Cultural influences Scott-Phillips 2017+
Steels 2017

Winter 2018

Date Topic Readings
Jan 29 at 11am Info theory and adjective order Dye al. 2017
Feb 12 at 11am Long-distance dependencies Tanaka-Ishii 2017
Mar 5 Scalar implicatures in ASD
Hochstein et al. 2017
Mar 15 @ 2pm Syntactic categorization Freudenthal et al. 2016

Fall 2017

Date Topic Readings
Oct 17
in SBSG 2221
Pragmatics: Politeness Yoon et al. 2017
Nov 7
in SBSG 2221
Referring expressions
Orita et al. 2015
Nov 21
in SSPB 2296
Prosody & adverbs Stevens et al. 2017
Dec 5
in SSPB 2296
Input filtering Perkins et al. 2017