Author Talk: Daniel Everett - CANCELLED

Wednesday, September 167:00—8:00 PMZoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

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Mankind has a distinct advantage over other terrestrial species: we can talk to one another. But how did we acquire the most advanced form of communication on Earth? Daniel L. Everett, linguist, provides a comprehensive examination of the evolutionary story of language, from the earliest attempts by hominids to the nearly seven thousand languages that exist today. 

Daniel Everett is a Trustee Professor of Cognitive Sciences at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

This event has been sponsored by the Friends of the Rockport Public Library.

Daniel Everett’s books are available to borrow from the library and available to purchase from The Bookstore of Gloucester.

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