The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAA) will meet in Boston February 14-18 at the Hynes Convention Center. An enormous range of topics on science and science education will be presented.

Symposia of particular interest to linguists include:
The Language Organ, The Bases of Human Language in Human Biology, organized by Stephen Anderson, Yale (Feb 15, 8:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Historical Syntax: The Biology and Evolution of Human Language, organized by Joseph Salmons and David Lightfoot (Feb. 15, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM)
Language Evolving: Genes and Culture in Ongoing Language Evolution, organized by Stephen Levinson and Karen Emmorey (Feb 15, 3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
The Connectome: From the Synapse to Brain Networks in Health and Disease; Old Dogs, New Tricks: How Plastic is the Human Brain? organized by David Holtzman, Washington University (Feb 16, 8:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Computation, Computational Efficiency, and Cognitive Science, organized by Anna Marie Di Sciullo and Robert Berwick (Feb. 16, 1:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Teaching the Brain to Speak Again: New Frontiers in Trauma and Stroke Recovery, organized by Nan Bernstein Ratner, Maryland and Margaret Rogers American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn. (February 16, 3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
Understanding Memory: the Legacy of Case H.M., organized by Howard Eichenbaum, Boston University (Feb. 18, 9:45 AM-12:45 PM)