|Sunday, September 12, 2010 by Chris Wellekens|
3-3-2 (2010-09-16) The Haskins Legacy : The Science of the Spoken and Written Word
During 2010-2011 we will be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Haskins Laboratories. Haskins was founded in 1935 and incorporated in 1936.
The Haskins Laboratories 75th Anniversary Inaugural Event was an 'Alvin and Isabelle Liberman Memorial Workshop' held on May 7, 2010, at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Presenters included Michael Turvey, Susan Brady, Jim Magnuson, Donald Shankweiler, and Ken Pugh. The agenda of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.
We are pleased to announce a new speaker series in conjunction with this anniversary:
Approximately twice a month we will feature informal talks by some of the many individuals who have contributed to the scientific legacy of the Laboratories.
A preliminary list of speakers can be found at: http://www.haskins.yale.edu/75th_anniversary/speaker_series.html
In conjunction with our 75th Anniversary, we are also announcing the release of the preliminary version of the:
The Haskins Laboratories Status Report on Speech Research was published from 1965 through 1995 by Haskins Laboratories. The publication reported on the status and progress of studies on the nature of speech, instrumentation for its investigation, and practical applications. We would like to thank Tammy Ursini, Yvonne Manning-Jones, and Michele Sinko for their hard work implementing this project. Thanks also to Dr. J. Bruce Millar for the donation of an additional set of Status Report volumes used in the scanning process. A link to the archive can be found on the 'Publications' page on our website or directly at:
Additional information/announcements about Haskins 75th will be available at: http://www.haskins.yale.edu/75th.html
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