Date: October 25, 2019
Location: Swift Lecture Hall, Divinity School, University of Chicago (1025 East 58th Street)
9:00 – 9:30am Breakfast
9:30 – 9:45am Welcome
Jennifer Cole (Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago)
9:45 – 11:30am Panel 1: Language, Value, and Relativity
· Chair: Lorna Hadlock (Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago)
· Eve Danziger (Anthropology, University of Virginia), "Lucy's Semiotic Relativity: What Minds Get from Language"
· Greg Thompson (Anthropology, Brigham Young University), "Discursive/Functional Linguistic Relativity and the Language We Speak: 'Academic Language' and Intellectualization"
· Paja Faudree (Anthropology, Brown University), "magic plants and the relativity of value: some notes on decontextualization"
· Discussant: Sevda Numanbayraktaroglu (Psychology, Istanbul Medipol University and Yeditepe University)
11:30am– 1:00pm Lunch
1:00– 2:30pm Panel 2: Varieties of Socialization
· Chair: Laura Horton (Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin)
· Elise Berman (Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and Benjamin Smith (Human Development, Sonoma State University), "De-Naturalizing the Novice: A Critique of the Theory of Language Socialization"
· Nadxieli Toledo Bustamante (Child Development, California State University, Sacramento), "Socializing Learners, Participants and Speakers in Times of Rapid Change: The Case of a Zapotec Community"
· Kathryn Geurts (Global Studies, Hamline University), "Sensory Socialization in a West African Context”
· Discussant: Allison DiBianca Fasoli (Psychology, Middlebury College)
2:30– 3:00pm Coffee break
3:00 – 4:30pm Panel 3:Mayan and Mesoamerican Language Studies
· Chair: Christopher Bloechl (Anthropology, University of Chicago)
· Robin Shoaps (Anthropology, University of Alaska Fairbanks), "Conditionals and Moral Reasoning in Sakapultek (Mayan) Discourse"
· Deborah Augsburger (Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Superior), "Not so fast!: Language shift’s rocky road in Juchitán, Oaxaca"
· Paul Kockelman (Anthropology, Yale University), "Still Not Yetand Already No Longer: Grammatical Categories, Colonial History, and Aspectual Selfhood among the Maya"
· Discussant: Perry Wong (Anthropology, University of Chicago)
4:30 –4:50pm Closing remarks
John Lucy (Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
6:00– 9:00pm Dinner and celebration
Smart Museum Lobby, University of Chicago (5550 S. Greenwood Ave.)
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