A Replicated Typo
A Replicated Typo was originally your standard wordpress blog dedicated to the non-standard theme of evolutionary linguistics. Its original author, James Winters, recently (July 2010) decided to buy his own host, get a decent domain and expand his list of contributors. Those currently writing for the blog include Sean Roberts, Hannah Little, Michael Pleyer, Anne Pritchard, Richard Littauer and Bill Benzon.
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A conference on the Syntax of Mind is taking place April 17-19 in Vienna, immediately following Evolang. Registration is free and they are accepting abstracts for talks and posters. From the website: This conference will provide a state-of-the-art update on this fast-moving field, and will focus on overlaps between and evolution of spoken language and […]
You can watch Russell Gray give three lectures about evolutionary approaches to language, cognition and culture at this year’s Nijmegen lectures. Gray covered a huge range of studies from tool use by New Caledonian Crows and crafting stone tools by hominids to quantitative work on historical linguistics and charting the evolution of political systems.
I had hoped to celebrate Darwin day with a longer post discussing how language is often viewed as a challenging puzzle to natural selection. My main worry is that the formal design metaphor used in much of linguistics has been used, incorrectly IMHO, to divert attention away from studying language as a biological system based […]
I’ve just found a new online game called the museum of parallel art (thanks to my friend Robin). The info on the trailer reads as follows: Visiting the virtual Museum of Parallel Art is a very special experience you’ll share with someone. You’ll express your thoughts and feelings towards art with cards, or try to […]
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