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First Language, Second Thoughts, Alice Gaby

  • Fratelli Fresh Alfred Place 7 Alfred Place, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Melbourne Australia (map)

In the 2016 film Arrival, deciphering alien communication changed one scientist’s life - and the history of Planet Earth. Outside Hollywood, learning a new language might not give you super powers - but there is growing evidence that the cognitive habits you develop through speaking a particular language can impact the way you perceive, think about and remember the world around you. Alice Gaby will discuss what this will mean for multilingual Melbourne.


Earlier Event: March 30