University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

William Croft to lecture on semantics and cognition at special SIL colloquium

William Croft, professor of linguistics at the University of New Mexico, will present two special lectures on social cognition and spatial semantics as part of the colloquium series offered by the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Professor Croft's interests lie in the areas of meaning and understanding in language, and in the diversity of languages of the world. He has done substantial work on the typology of language, language universals, cognitive approaches to linguistics, and language change. The lectures will take place in Gamble Hall, room 7, Wednesday, June 15, and Thursday, June 16, starting at 8 p.m.

-- J. Albert Bickford, Director, Summer Institute of Linguistics.


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