Lecture by Martha C. Pennington, March 21, 2001

Changing Relationships Between Context and Communication from Pre-Language to Post-Language

by Marth C. Pennington, Powdrill Professor English Language Acquisition, University of Luton, England

A review of the changing contexts of communication in relation to the development in human history of spoken and written language, looking at the trends in oracy and literacy including the impact of electronic media.  The talk will be geared to anyone with interest in language, writing, communication, electronic media, and/or human evolution.

Wednesday, March 21, 2001