What goes "up" when you "eat up"? How are grapes the same as cars, sand, and oil? What can Grey Worm from Game of Thrones tell us about how we talk about each other? This panel brings together a number of leading morphologists--linguists who study words--to discuss how the diversity of morphological phenomena in the languages of the world can point us towards commonalities between languages, and ultimately towards a better understanding of language and cognition.
Artemis AlexiadouProfessor of Theoretical and English Linguistics, University of Stuttgart
Daniel HarbourAssociate Professor of Cognitive Science of Language, Queen Mary University of London
Beth LevinWilliam H. Bonsall Professor in the Humanities, Stanford University
Andrew NevinsProfessor of Linguistics, University College London
Gillian RamchandProfessor, University of Tromso; Senior Researcher, Center for the Advanced Study of Theoretical Linguistics
Malka Rappaport HovavHenya Sharef Professor of Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Alec MarantzProfessor of Linguistics and Psychology, NYU; Principal Investigator of the Neuroscience of Language Laboratory, NYUAD
Alec Marantz, Silver Professor of Linguistics and Psychology, NYU; Co-Principal Investigator of the Neuroscience of Language Laboratory, NYUAD
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