FRS 130, Language and cognition, Spring 2008
Textbook for background reading
Burling, Robbins. 1992.
Patterns of language: structure, variation, change
. Selected chapters.
[in a reading packet available from Pequod]
Additional required reading
[available on e-reserves]
Berko, Jean. 1958. “The child’s learning of English morphology.”
Chafe, Wallace. 1998. “Language and the flow of thought.” In M. Tomasello (ed.),
Psychology of Language
, 93-111. Lawrence Erlbaum associates.
Chomsky, Noam. 2000.
The architecture of language – the Delhi lecture
, 1-38. Oxford
Colapinto, John. 2007. “The Interpreter: has a remote Amazonian tribe upended our
understanding of language?”
The New Yorker
, April 16.
Fillmore, Charles J.
In The Linguistic Society of Korea (ed.),
Linguistics in the Morning Calm
Seoul: Hanshin Publishing Company.
Kay, Paul, B. Berlin, L. Maffi & W. Merrifield.
“Color naming across languages.”
C.L. Hardin & L. Maffi (eds.),
Color categories in thought and language
Kuhl, Patricia K. (2004). Early language acquisition: cracking the speech code.
Lakoff, George. 1986. “Classifiers as a reflection of mind.” In Colette Craig (ed.),