It looks like the best collective time to meet will be Wednesdays at 2:30pm for this quarter, so that's what we'll plan on. Due to some of my own scheduling conflicts, our first meeting will be in a few weeks on October 23. Our complete schedule is available on the webpage at
On Oct 23, we'll be looking at an article that examines the utility of Universal Grammar based learning strategies in several different linguistic domains, arguing that they're not all that helpful at the moment:
Ambridge, B., Pine, J., & Lieven, E. 2013 in press. Child language acquisition: Why Universal Grammar doesn't help. Language.
See you then!