• Brain Evolution: How Birds and Humans Learn to Sing and Talk 

      Jarvis, Erich D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-23)
      Dr. Jarvis is interested in vocal learning as related to patterns of gene expression in various areas of the brain, especially in songbirds. He is currently studying the evolution of vocal communication and the ...
    • Conceptual Blending in Higher-Order Human Cognition 

      Turner, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-02)
      The Digital Media Program within the The School of Literature, Communication and Culture (LCC) welcomed Case Western Reserve University Professor Mark Turner. His talk touched on the cognitive processes involved in human ...
    • Cultural and Language-based Conceptual Innovation Issues and Impacts on Technological Innovations 

      Sopazi, Peaceman Ndodoxolo; Andrew, Theo N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-10)
    • The digital absurd 

      Hodges, Steven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-31)
      I believe that the concept of the absurd, as described in philosophy and reflected in works of drama and literature, provides an unusual and helpful perspective from which to view the emerging field of digital media. In ...
    • I Believe in Words 

      McPherson, Erin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-21)
    • Klingon - a Living Language 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Okrand, Marc (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-26)
      Mark Okrand, creator of the Klingon Language and author of the Klingon Dictionary, will discuss the linguistics and use of this language. In addition to being a fascination among use geeks, this language is actually more ...
    • Musical phrase-structured audio communication 

      Hankinson, John CK; Edwards, Alistair DN (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2000-04)
      It has previously been shown that musical grammars can impose structural constraints upon the design of earcons, thereby providing a grammatical basis to earcon combinations. In this paper, more complex structural combinations ...
    • Revealing code : what can language teach software? 

      Hodges, Steve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-04-13)
      In the last twenty years, computer code has emerged from obscure beginnings to occupy a rather prominent place in our culture. We can see evidence of code's cultural presence in our everyday conversation, in the way we ...
    • This I Believe: I Believe in the Power of Words to Evoke and Inspire 

      Royster, Jacqueline J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-03-27)
      Dr. Jacqueline Jones Royster, Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, speak on her belief that the power of words evoke and inspire.