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Upcoming Event: Oct. 25th at 3pm - Dr. Maibach on "The power of health professionals to build public and political will for equitable climate solutions"
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Spring 2023 Event: April 3rd talk by Dr. Judith Kroll on "Language as a life experience: How using two languages shapes the bilingual mind and brain"
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Fall 2022 Event: October 5th at 3pm Dr. Jonathan Rosa on "Latinx Languages & Identities Beyond Borders"

Interdisciplinary Talk Series on Language and Communication

CROSSTALK is an interdisciplinary talk series that brings together students, staff, faculty, and Merced community members broadly interested in language and communication. It aims to broaden and deepen our understanding of  language and how humans use it in everyday life. 

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We hope to see you at the next CROSSTALK event. All are welcome!


- CROSSTALK organizers

Rachel Ryskin, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science
Dalia Magaña, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Tyler Marghetis, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science
Teenie Matlock, Professor of Cognitive Science
Yiran Xu, Assistant Professor of Writing Studies

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