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Language as Social Coordination: An Evolutionary Perspective

University of Warsaw, Poland

September 16-18, 2010

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Dear Colleagues!

Thank you for your participation in LaSC. Thank you for your input both as presenters and commentators of others' work.

Katalin Féher sent her artistic photographs documenting the conference and the city to share with us: >>.

Please remember to let us know, if you have not done so already, if you are interested in submitting your paper for publication in peer reviewed journals. We wait for your decisions until Oct 10.

Some participants have agreed to share their presentation materials and other papers with us. You can find them here >>.


Faculty of Psychology University of Warsaw Distributed Language Group Society for Interdisciplinary Study on Language


The conference emphasizes the biological nature of language, underscoring its coordinative function. The aim of the conference is to 1) show continuity of natural language with other informational systems in biology; 2) show that language arises from and is crucial for human co-action. more >>

Invited Speakers:

John Collier, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban >>
Terrence Deacon, University of California at Berkeley >>
Merlin Donald, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada >>
Don Favareau, National University of Singapore >>
Bruno Galantucci, Yeshiva University >> >>
Don Ross, University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Cape Town
John Schumann, University of California, Los Angeles >>
Colwyn Trevarthen, University of Edinburgh >>

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Copyright: Magdalena Łuniewska      |      last actualization: 30th September