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Full Title: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition - North America 5

Short Title: GALANA5
Location: Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Start Date: 11-Oct-2012 - 13-Oct-2012
Contact: Utako Minai
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.galana2012.ku.edu
Meeting Description: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA) 5
University of Kansas, October 11-13, 2012
Lawrence, Kansas

Theme: Psycholinguistic and Neurolinguistic Approaches to Language Development

Plenary Speakers:

Silvina Montrul, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Colin Phillips, University of Maryland
Mabel Rice, University of Kansas
Jesse Snedeker, Harvard University

Special Session Invited Speakers:

Barbara Conboy, University of Redlands
Holger Hopp, Mannheim University
Regine Oberecker, Max Planck Institute, Leipzig
Nicole Wicha, University of Texas at San Antonio

Sponsors: National Science Foundation, University of Kansas, Linguistics Department
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 23.1683

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