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December 2014

Resurrections: Reviving Extinct Languages, Cultures, and Species

December 6 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm

We like to think the past is behind us and we can’t bring it back, but several scholars and researchers spend their time doing just that. This interdisciplinary seminar will look at how humans are bringing things back to life in the fields of biology, archeology, and linguistics. Linguist David Mora-Marin will introduce us to “dead” languages and show how they are deciphered and in some cases relearned. Archeologist Brian Billman will present his research on the rise and fall…

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