Lecture by Michael Erard, November 8, 2013

Hyperpolyglottery as an Emerging Multilingualism

by Michael Erard

Examples abound of historical figures who were talented language learners as well as massive accumulators of languages. Numerous myths are told of these figures, too. But a networked society and global business are clearing cultural and economic spaces where the hyperpolyglot’s linguistic proficiencies can be legitimized and their unique neurocognitive profile harnessed.

Friday, November 8, 2013
3:00 – 5:00 pm, B-4 Dwinelle Hall


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