April 08, 2014

8:47 PM | Call for papers: The University of Edinburgh’s LEL Postgraduate Conference, 28th – 30th May 2014
Every year postgraduate linguists at the University of Edinburgh get together and run a conference. The deadline for submissions is fast approaching (15th April, 2014), but it’s only 500 words, so I’m sure you’ll be able to cobble something together. For more information, visit the website: http://resource.ppls.ed.ac.uk/lelpgc/ . Here’s the call for papers (lifted from the […]

April 01, 2014

1:42 PM | New Evidence for Neanderthal Language Announced (on April 1st…)
In keeping with Sean’s previous Evolang Preview some Neanderthal&language evolution-related news: As Andrew Lamont writes on the official LINGUIST List Blog: The controversy over whether Neanderthals possessed a capacity for language may have been resolved. After years of speculation by evolutionary anthropologists and geneticists, a group of linguists has announced today that they have uncovered written evidence […]

March 25, 2014

6:16 PM | EvoLang Preview: Detecting differences between the languages of humans and Neandertals
This year’s EvoLang is busy – around 100 talks in 4 parallel sessions and 40 posters.  Replicated Typo is hosting a series of EvoLang previews to help people decide on what to go and see.  If you’d like to post a preview of your own presentation, please get in touch with sean.roberts@mpi.nl. Roberts, Dediu & […]
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