|Full Title:||International Conference on Language Form and Function|
|Start Date:||27-Mar-2015 - 29-Mar-2015|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
In both generative and functional writings, we find lots of insightful generalizations about the relationship between language form and function, some of which are fully compatible with one another while others are seemingly not. Both approaches are hugely beneficial to all researchers who are trying to uncover the secrets of languages; and moreover, interfaces between the different modules in the Language Faculty (such as the syntax-pragmatics interface), and interfaces between the Language Faculty and the other cognitive systems in the human brain, are hot issues in current linguistic studies as well as in current multidisciplinary studies. It is therefore timely and important for scholars from all relevant areas of the language sciences to come together and present their latest research on language form and function and to learn from each other's recent insights. This is exactly the goal of the ICLFF.
Keynote speakers (in alphabetical order):
- Crain, Stephen (Macquarie University)
- Hawkins, John A. (University of California Davis & Cambridge University)
- Lee, Tomas Hun-Tak (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
- Newmeyer, Frederick J. (University of Washington)
- Tsai,Wei-Tien, Dylan (National Tsing Hua University)
- Xu, Liejiong (University of Toronto)
- among others.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Neurolinguistics; General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax|
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