Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona

Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona: May 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Basque Summer School program

For those interested in attending the workshop on variation in San Sebastian, please consult the following link for registration, accommodation, and other details:

Thursday, May 3, 2012

New BIB seminar, Lluís Barceló-Coblijn

Next Wednesday May 9th at 5:30pm, Lluís Barceló-Coblijn, from the Grup d'Evolució i Cognició Humana, de la Universitat de les Illes Balears will give a lecture based on his research on evolutionary theory and language evolution. The title of the talk will be "Evolutionary theory and language: hybridization and the developmental program of the language faculty". The talk will take place in the room "Sala de Professors", on the fifth floor of the building Josep Carner at the Universitat de Barcelona (Carrer Aribau, 2). Students eager to read more before the lecture may find relevant material in the following: Mallet, J. (2005) Hybridization as an invasion of the genome. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 229–237 Hausdorf B. (2011) Progress toward a general species concept. Evolution. Apr; 65(4):923-31 Balari & Lorenzo (2009) Computational Phenotypes: Where the Theory of Computation Meets Evo-Devo. Biolinguistics 3(1): 2–60 We have a mailing list. If you wanna be a part of it, let us know.