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BEYOND PERFECTION: CO-VARIATION IN LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATIVE EFFICACY
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Reviewed By: Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Saturday, December 6, 2014: 11:00 AM-12:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Kamala Russell (University of California Berkeley) and Terra Edwards (Gallaudet University)
Chairs:  Kamala Russell (University of California Berkeley)
Discussants:  John A Lucy (University of Chicago)
11:00 AM
‘Transductional’ Medicine: On Doctors Speaking to Patients
Colin Halverson (University of Chicago)
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Semiotic Affordances and Limitations of Mathematical Formalism
Daniel Ginsberg (Georgetown University)
11:45 AM
Levels of Redundancy in Silent Gesture, Homesign Systems, and Sign Languages
Diane Brentari (University of Chicago) and Marie Coppola (University of Connecticut)
12:00 PM
Fi Arabi Mālūm?: gulf-Migrant Arabic As an Inefficacious Language
Kamala Russell (University of California Berkeley)
12:30 PM
Discussant
John A Lucy (University of Chicago)