Brown Bag Lunches

Current semester (HS 19)

 

The meetings take place on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 14:00 at the Irchel Campus.

 

The meeting on 22. October will take place in room Y42-K-88.

The meeting on 12. November will take place from 16:15 to 17:15 in room Y15-G-20 as part of the SEBES Seminar for Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies.

 

Timetable

 

Date Room Topic Presenter

17.09.2019

Y22-F-62

Language diversification through the lens of rapid intergenerational change

Felicity Meakins (University of Queensland)
24.09.2019

Y22-F-62

What role do universals play in language development? Human ontogeny and beyond

Sabine Stoll (UZH)
01.10.2019 Y25-G-11

Consonant sequences, their emergence, and implications for language evolution

 Shelece Easterday (Dynamique du Language, CNRS)

08.10.2019

Y25-G-11

Integrating Culture and Communication in Wild Great Apes

Ammie Kalan(MPI Evolutionary Anthropology)

15.10.2019

Y25-G-11

Evolutionary perspectives on language: critical discussion of a rapidly evolving field (abstract)

Balthasar Bickel (UZH)
22.10.2019

Y42-K-88

The social origins of language

Robert Seyfarth (University of Pennsylvania)

29.10.2019

Y25-G-11

Beyond WEIRD:  an interdisciplinary approach to language acquisition Camila Scaff (UZH)
05.11.2019   No meeting (X-PPL Workshop)

 

12.11.2019

starting at 16:15

Y15-G-20

Genes, culture, and human evolution

Mark Stoneking (MPI Evolutionary Anthropology)

19.11.2019

Y25-G-11

The grammar of the body and language evolution

Wendy Sandler(University of Haifa)

26.11.2019

Y25-G-11

More than babble - Combinatoriality in babbler birds

Sabrina Engesser (UZH)

03.12.2019

Y25-G-11

TBA

Reinhard Furrer (UZH)

10.12.2019

Y25-G-11

Emotional signalling in human scream-like calls

Sascha Frühholz (UZH)