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Mini-class: Communication versus Language

What is Language? we may ask. Is language a communication system? Can communication happen without language? It seems so as animals communicate and they do not have language. So, what is the purpose of language? In this mini-class, we will go over some of the arguments that highlight the difference between language and communication and question the existence of one without the other.

The full description of the mini-class can be found through SAIL

Sponsored by the Linguistics Program at Northeastern. For further information, contact us at linguistics@northeastern.edu.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Class, Lecture, Webinar

Departments

COS, Linguistics

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