Over 60 years ago, a radically new approach to language and mind called Generative Grammar was initiated by Noam Chomsky. In 1974, at MIT, Chomsky and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini opened a convergent field: biolinguistics. This field has witnessed an impressive development ever since, in terms of experiments, dedicated journals, books, articles, conferences and teaching. This webinar will offer a non-specialistic panorama of these developments, in a field that is still fully growing.
Opening remarks by Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles Silvia Chiave and moderated by Professor Martin Monti (UCLA).
Organized on the occasion of Italian Research Day and as part of the series #weareISSNAF by the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles, the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and Italian Scientists & Scholars North American Foundation (ISSNAF).