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Upcoming Public Events

October 2020

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 30th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

November 2020

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 2nd
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, November 6th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 9th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 16th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…