Prof. S.Y. Wang have been awarded a fellowship by the INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES(IIAS) for 2006-2007 in Feb. and the stipend starts in June, 2006. The IIAS is situated in an idyllic garden site in suburban Kyoto, Japan. It is similar in nature to the centers Prof. Wang has attended in the past, at Stanford, California, and at Bellagio, Italy. The fellowship carries a stipend of 1 million Japanese yen to support research related activities, including occasional residence at the Institute. Prof. Wang plans to use this fellowship to further pursue inter-disciplinary research on the evolution of language.