Explaining Linguistic Universals:

Historical Convergence and Universal Grammar

University of California, Berkeley

March 7, 2003 in 3335 Dwinelle Hall
March 8, 2003 in 370 Dwinelle Hall

Invited Speakers
Adam Albright, University of California, Santa Cruz
Juliette Blevins, University of California, Berkeley
Joan Bybee, University of New Mexico
Andrew Garrett, University of California, Berkeley
Alice Harris, SUNY at Stony Brook
Martin Haspelmath, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
Paul Kiparsky, Stanford University
Anthony Kroch, University of Pennsylvania
John Whitman, Cornell University

Workshop program

For a description of the focus of the workshop, click here.

Relevant readings suggested by the invited speakers.

This workshop is part of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the UC Berkeley Linguistics Department.

The workshop is being sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the deans of the Graduate Division, the Social Sciences, and Humanities at UC Berkeley, the UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics, and the Graduate Assembly.
For more information contact Jeff Good (jcgood@socrates.berkeley.edu).