Annual Faculty Speaker - Angela Carpenter

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Angela Carpenter, Associate Professor of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, will give the 2019 Faculty Lecture on Thursday, April 25 at 7 pm, at the Meeting House at the Lathrop Community, 1 Shallowbrook Drive, Northampton, Massachusetts. Professor Carpenter became intrigued with linguistics when faced with the question, “How do humans learn language?” She has researched the acquisition of language by children and adults with a focus on the acquisition of stressed syllables. She teaches a variety of courses including Introduction to Linguistics, The Sounds of the World’s Languages (Phonetics and Phonology), Invented Languages, and Psycholinguistics.

Our speaker is a graduate of Wellesley and earned her master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst). Her topic for the evening will be “What do you mean, you want to invent a language?”

The meeting is free and open to the public. Please join us.