Current Events

Regular colloquia are Wednesdays, 2:00 P.M. –  4:00 P.M., in 280 Park Hall (unless otherwise noted), North Campus, and are open to the public. To receive email announcements of each event, please subscribe to one of our mailing lists by clicking the link  that best describes you: studentUB Faculty and Staff, or Non-UB Cognitive Scientist. You can also subscribe to our calendar.

Background readings for each lecture are available to UB faculty and students on UB Learns. To access, please log in to UB Learns and select "Center for Cognitive Science" → "Course Documents" → "Background Readings for (Semester/Year)." If you are affiliated with UB and do not have access to the UBLearns website, please contact Eduardo Mercado III, director of the Center for Cognitive Science. 

Fall 2023 Events

Attention Allocation & Word Learning in American Sign Language

September 6, 2 p.m.

Speaker: Allison Fitch 
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Rochester Institute of Technology

Literacies, Learning, and Programming: A tale of interdisciplinary research, education, and design

September 27, 2 p.m.

Christopher Hoadley
Professor, Department of Learning and Instruction, UB, SUNY


October 18, 2 p.m.

Jon Rawski
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, San Jose State University/Massachussetts Institute of Technology


October 25, 2 p.m.

Speaker: Lewis Powell
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, UB, SUNY


November 8, 2 p.m.

Speaker: Robert Hawkins
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Town Hall for the Future of Cognitive Science at UB

December 8, 2 p.m.