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News Highlights

Cover of book Born to Parse

New Book by Linguistics Professor Gives New Insights to Field of Cognitive Science

November 23rd, 2020

David Lightfoot, a professor in the Department of Linguistics and co-director of the PhD-level Interdisciplinary Concentration in Cognitive Science, recently published Born to Parse through MIT Press. The book provides new contributions to the field of cognitive science, specifically in the area of Minimalist thinking in language acquisition.

Fals Borda with study group for Felicita Campos, 1973. Coleccion Fotografica, 1946

Spanish and Portuguese Professor Publishes Book on Noted Sociologist Orlando Fals Borda

November 16th, 2020

Joanne Rappaport, a professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, published Cowards Don’t Make History in October of this year. The book follows the research-activist collective La Rosca de Investigación y Acción Social, which was created by renowned sociologist Orlando Fals Borda, a pioneer for sociological research in Latin America and beyond.