- Tuesday, July 22nd, 16h, SMART Cognitive Science Summer Seminar on “Storage & Computation in Language“, with Tim O’Donnell (MIT) and others. Bungehuis (Spuistraat 210, Amsterdam), room 0.04. See announcement.
- Wednesday, August 20th, 16h, SMART Cognitive Science Summer Seminar with William Bechtel (UCSD), Levels, levels, and levels: Unpacking the senses relevant to cognitive science (an unorthodox view of Marr’s levels of analysis), and others, Bungehuis (Spuistraat 210, Amsterdam), room 0.04
- Friday, September 12th, Charles Yang (UPenn), title, time and location t.b.a.
- Friday, October 24th, 16h, William Foley (Sydney), title and location t.b.a.
- Friday, November 28th, 16h, Rineke Verbrugge (Groningen), title and location t.b.a.
- Friday, January 23d 2015, 16h, SMART Cognitive Science debate on Shared mechanisms in language and music, panellists and location t.b.c
- The SMART Cognitive Science International Conference (March 25th-28th 2015), consisting of six workshops on music, language, communication and art (announcement)
(people planning other events at the UvA can also look through our google calendar)
SMART Cognitive Science Lectures – Spring 2014
- February 4th, 15h, SMART Cognitive Science debate on Genes & Linguistics with Simon Fisher (MPI Nijmegen), Johan Bolhuis (Utrecht) and Caroline Junge (UvA) (in conjunction with the ABC lecture by Simon Fisher, see here)
- March 7th, 16h-17h30, Andrew Nevins, Tooth and Throat Singing: Mondegreens and the Decoding of Sound Structure, OMHP F0.01 (announcement)
- May 23th, 15h-16h30, Roel Willems (Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen), Mental simulation during narrative comprehension: Insights from neuroimaging. OMHP A008 (announcement)
SMART Cognitive Science Lectures – Fall 2013
- Thursday, September 26th, 4pm, Wendy Sandler (Haifa), The emergence of complexity in the grammar of the body, PC Hoofthuis, room 1.04 (Spuistraat 134, Amsterdam) (abstract and details)
- Thursday, October 31st, 4pm, Luc Steels (Brussels, Paris, Barcelona), Fluid Construction Grammar, Building P (Euclides), room 2.27 (Plantage Muidergracht 24, Amsterdam) (abstract and details)
- Friday, November 22nd, 4pm, Max Louwerse (Tilburg, Memphis), Symbol Interdependency: Language Encodes Perceptual Relations, OMHP F001 (Oudemanhuispoort, Amsterdam) (abstract and details)
- Friday, December 20th, 4pm, SMART Cognitive Debate on the Future of Semantics – jointly with the Amsterdam Colloquium. Discussants: Angelika Kratzer (Amherst), Noah Goodman (Stanford), Matthew Stone (Rutgers), Martin Stokhof (Amsterdam). Location: Building P (Euclides), room 2.27 (Plantage Muidergracht 24, Amsterdam)
SMART Cognitive Science Lectures – Spring 2013
- Friday February 8th, 16-17h30 – Ray Jackendoff (Tufts): Language, Meaning, and Rational Thought (with an introduction by Willem Zuidema). Universiteitstheater, Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16, Amsterdam. For more details, see the abstract.
- Friday March 8th, 16-17h30 – Eve Clark (Stanford). Language, Interaction, and Acquisition (with an introduction by Raquel Fernandez). Doelenzaal, Singel 421, Amsterdam (abstract)
- Friday April 5th, 16-17h30 – Lauren Stewart (Goldsmiths, University of London), Congenital Amusia – Why do all the songs sound the same? (with an introduction by Gabor Haden). VOC-zaal, Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam (abstract)
- Friday April 26th, 13-14h45 – SMART CS Debate on Language, thought & recursion with Daniel Everett (Bentley University) and 15h15-16h30, ACLC lecture by Daniel Everett on Language and Culture (abstract). Location: Oudemanhuispoort, Amsterdam, room F2.01c. See here for information about a live webstream of the events.
- Friday June 21st, 16-17h30 – Michel DeGraff (MIT), A hitchhiker’s guide to Cognitive Science via Creole studies (with an introduction by Enoch Aboh). For details, see here. VOC-zaal, Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam. There is no registration required for the lecture.
SMART Cognitive Science Lectures – Fall 2012
- Friday 26 October, 16h-17h30 – Afra Alishahi (Tilburg): What computers tell us about human language: the case of learning words (with an introduction by Rens Bod). (abstract)
Doelenzaal, Singel 421, Amsterdam
- Friday 23 November, 16h-17h30 – Mark Steedman (Edinburgh): Using Linguistic Knowledge in Natural Language Processing (with an introduction by Khalil Sima’an). (abstract)
VOC-zaal, Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam
- Friday 14 December, 13h30-15h30 – Marc Slors (Nijmegen): Folk-Psychology as Reconstruction: Why Social-Cognitive Processes Need Not Resemble Their Linguistic Representations (with an introduction by Martin Stokhof). (abstract)
SMART Cognitive Science Lectures – Spring 2012
- Saturday, 7/1, 16h30-18h30, Daniel Dennett (Tufts University): The Evolution of Reasons (abstract)
- Wednesday 18/1, 16h-18h, BH0.04, Kevin Knight (USC, ISI): Code-breaking and Language Translation: Some Connections (with an introduction by Khalil Sima’an) (abstract)
- Tuesday 20/3, 16h-18h, P2.27, CSCA Lecture by Ianthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) on Signed and Spoken Language Asymmetries in a Polyglot-Savant (with a SMART CS introduction by Anne Baker, UvA) (abstract)
- Friday 20/4, 16h-18h, UT3.01, Tecumseh Fitch (Vienna), Music and Language: The Formal Identity Hypothesis (with an introduction by Henkjan Honing, UvA) (abstract)
- Friday 25/5, 16h-18h, UT3.01, Carel ten Cate (Leiden), On the linguistic abilities of songbirds (with an introduction by Willem Zuidema, UvA) (abstract)
- Friday 22/6, 16h-18h, Doelenzaal, Östen Dahl (Stockholm), How languages get complex (with an introduction by Kees Hengeveld) (abstract)
Locations: UT3.01 is in the University Theater, Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16 (next door to Cafe de Jaren); the Doelenzaal is in the University Library, Singel 421, Amsterdam (near the Spui)
SMART Cognitive Science Lectures – December 2011
- Wednesday 14/12, William Bechtel (UCSD): Deciphering the Neural Code: A Critical Role for Representations in Understanding Cognitive Mechanisms (abstract)