It looks like a good collective time to meet will be Wednesdays at 10:30am for this quarter, so that's what we'll plan on. Our first meeting will be on October 15, and our complete schedule is available on the webpage at
On October 15, we'll be looking at a review article that discusses a particular learning model drawing on language-specific and domain-general knowledge to explain the process of acquisition. For modelers, it's especially useful to consider the specific implementations proposed, as these are theoretically and empirically motivated learning strategies that can we can investigate via computational modeling.
Lidz, J. & Gagliardi, A. 2014 to appear. How Nature Meets Nurture: Universal Grammar and Statistical Learning. Annual Review of Linguistics.
See you on October 15!