Other Talks

Modyanova, N. Genetics of Language. May 8, 2012. V Jornadas de Línguas e Literaturas Europeias (LLE). Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas. UMinho.

Modyanova, N. How do we understand English when ambiguity is everywhere? April 17, 2012. Talking about English Talk. DEINA open day. Departamento de Estudos Ingleses e Norte-Americanos (DEINA), Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas. UMinho.

Modyanova, N. Language in feral children as a window into the brain mechanisms specific for syntactic development. February 25, 2012. Colóquio Internacional. Revisiting Kaspar Hauser (* 1812) – criança selvagem, cobaia ou «Filho da Europa». DEGE open day. Departamento de Estudos Germanísticos e Eslavos (DEGE). Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas. UMinho.

Modyanova, N. Semantic and Pragmatic Language Acquisition in Typically and Atypically Developing Children. February 22, 2012. Special Seminar. Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da Universidade do Minho (CEHUM). Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas. UMinho.

Modyanova, N. Development of Semantics and Pragmatics: Development of Determiners and Free Relatives: Maximality issues or Egocentrism.

  • For Undergraduate Language Acquisition, MIT, Fall 2007 & 2009.
  • For Graduate Language Acquisition, MIT, Fall 2010.

 

Modyanova, N. January, February, June 2010. Biolinguistics of ‘the’: the trek from typical acquisition to genetics of language via autism spectrum disorders. Program in Genomics, Boston Children’s Hospital.

Modyanova, N. February 2010. From Semantics to Genetics: a Biolinguistic Investigation of Reference in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Williams Syndrome. Cognitive Science Lunch Series, BCS, MIT.

Modyanova, N., Wexler, K. December 2009. Free relatives in development: difficulty with maximality? Modularity Reading Group, Department of Linguistics, MIT.

Modyanova, N. October 2009. Semantic and pragmatic language development in typical acquisition: determiners, theory of mind and free relatives. Cognitive Science Lunch Series, BCS, MIT.

Modyanova, N. Grammar in Autism: a generative linguistic approach to  neurodevelopmental language impairments. For graduate Understanding Autism course, MIT, Fall 2008.

Wexler, K. & N. Modyanova. October 2008. Presupposition difficulties vs. Egocentrism in child linguistic development: Determiners and Free Relatives. Grammar, Theory of Mind, and Word Learning MIT Reading Group.

Modyanova, N. Semantic and Pragmatic Language Development and Neurogenetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Williams Syndrome.

  • Special Seminar. Boston Children’s Hospital, Program in Genomics, Kunkel Lab, May 2008.
  • Special Seminar. Yale University, Child Study Center, Grigorenko Lab, April 2008.

 

Modyanova, N. October 2006. Language Development and Grammar in Autism. For parents of children with autism spectrum disorders at Advances Learning Center, Watertown, MA.

Modyanova, N. Sept. 2006. Semantics and Pragmatics in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Cognitive Science Lunch Series, BCS, MIT.

Modyanova, N. Semantic and Pragmatic Language Development: ‘That’, Children Know.

  • Cognitive Science Lunch Series, MIT, February 2006.
  • Interdepartmental Psycholinguistics Meeting, MIT, October 2005.