This week: Ann Senghas on Nicaraguan Sign Language

“Workshop on Meaning: Language and Socio-cultural Processes” co-organizers Harrison White and Corinne Kirchner are pleased to announce:

Ann Senghas, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Barnard College, New York

“Social Scaffolding for Language Genesis:
Why Nicaraguan Sign Language Emerged When, Where and How it Did”


Columbia University

School of International and Public Affairs – Room 707

420 West 118th street (east side of Amsterdam Avenue.), New York City

Wednesday March 31, 2010

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served!

RSVP to: Carmen Morillo –


Don’t Miss Our April 30th Seminar!!

William Labov, PhD

Widely regarded as the founder of the discipline of Quantitative Socio-linguistics

April 30, 2010

All sessions co-sponsored by ISERP and the Columbia Linguistics Society

Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street, Room 820
Mail Code 3355
New York, NY 10027
tel: 212-854-1414
fax: 212-854-8925


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