LINGUIST List 12.2759

Mon Nov 5 2001

Confs: Early Lexicon Acquisition, Lyon, France

Editor for this issue: Marie Klopfenstein <>

Please keep conferences announcement as short as you can; LINGUIST will not post conference announcements which in our opinion are excessively long.




Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 10:50:12 -0500
From: Anetta Kopecka <Anetta.KopeckaETIENNE.UNIV-LYON2.FR>

Early lexicon acquisition: normal and pathological development
Lyon, December -5-8, 2001
Barbara Davis
Michele Guidetti
Jean-Adolphe Rondal
Marc Bornstein
Marten Eriksson

Conference venue
Institut des Sciences de l'Homme
14, avenue Berthelot
69363 Lyon cedex 07
Room: Marc Bloch 4th floor
Tel : +33 (0)4-72-72-64-12
Fax : +33 (0)4-72-72-65-90



4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Registration: Room Elise Rivet, 4th floor
6:30 pm : Welcome cocktail : Room Elise Rivet, 4th floor


8.00 am - 9.00 am Registration ISH, Salle Elise Rivet, 4th floor
9.00 am - 9.30 am Opening
9.30 am - 10.30am Invited speaker: M�rten Eriksson
Children's words in inventories and tests: what questions do they answer?
10.30 am - 11.00 am Tea/Coffee breack, Room Elise Rivet (4th floor)
11.00 am - 11.30 am Katharina Rohlfing
The first step into the acquisition of UNDER
11.30 am - 12.00 pm Margaret Friend & Kelly Diaz
The consistency of parent report and its relation to child performance
12.00 pm - 1.30 pm Lunch
1.30 pm - 2.00 pm Sandra Waxman, Amy Booth & Irena Braun
The power of early word-learning
2.00 pm - 2.30 pm Angelika Wittek & Douglas Behrend
Children use novel verbs to determine an actors' intention: Evidence 
from the behavioral reenactment task
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm Invited speaker: Mich�le Guidetti
What is the conventional gestures's contribution to our knowledge of 
early lexical acquisition
3.30 pm - 4.00 pm Tea/Coffee break, Room Elise Rivet (4th floor)
4.00 pm - 4.30 pm Christophe Parisse & Marie-Th�r�se LeNormand
Early lexical development in English and French children aged 1;6 to 2;6
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm Marilyn Shatz & Andrea Backscheider
The development of non-object lexical categories in two-year-olds
6.00 pm Boat Trip & Dinner


9.00 am - 10.00 am Invited speaker: Jean-Adolphe Rondal
D�veloppement lexical chez les sujets retard�s mentaux
10.00 am - 10.30 am Andrea Warner-Czyz & Barbara Davis
Acoustic characteristics of early vocabulary in a young cochlear 
implant recipient: Relationship to auditory access
10.30 am - 11.00 am Christina Kauschke
Normal and delayed lexical development in German
11.00 am - 11.30 am Tea/Coffee breack, Room Elise Rivet (4th floor)
11.30 am - 12.00 pm Sophie Kern & Sophie Gonnand
Lexical development in French toddlers
12.00 pm - 12.30 pm Anne Baker & BeppieVan den Bogaerde
Nouns and verbs in the early lexicon of children learning a sign language
12.30 pm - 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Poster Session
Room Ennat L�ger, Andr� Frossard, Georges Lyvet (basement)
3.30 pm - 4.00 pm Tea / Coffee break, Room Elise Rivet (4th floor)
4.00 pm - 4.30 pm Marie Leroy
Acquisition du lexique d'un point de vue prosodique et 
posturo-mimo-gestuel: Etude longitudinale des premi�res 
verbalisations d'un enfant (de 0,2 � 1,10)
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm Joan Furey & Ruth Watkins
The first 50 words: An examination of concurrent phonological and 
lexical development
6:00 pm - 7.00 pm Guided tour: " Les traboules "


9.00 am - 10.00 am Invited speaker: Barbara Davis
Phonetic and perceptual influences on early lexical acquisition: 
Methods and data
10.00 am - 10.30 am Helena Taelman & Steven Gillis
Variation in children's early production of multisyllabic words: 
'defective' lexical representations or processing limitations?
10.30 am - 11.00 am Erika Hoff
Phonological memory and word learning in 20-month-olds
11.00 am - 11.30 am Tea / Coffee break, Room Elise Rivet (4th floor)
11.30 am - 12.00 pm Daniel Swingley
Phonetic representation in the developing lexicon
12.00 pm - 12.30 pm Lorraine McCune
Motion, perception and action: Do mirror neurons potentiate 
linguistic encoding of relational meanings in the single word period 
and beyond?
12.30 pm - 1.30 pm Lunch
1.30 pm - 2.00 pm Dorit Ravid & Rola Farah
The early plural lexicon of palestinian arabic: A longitudinal case study
2.OO pm - 2.30 pm Sabine Klampfer
Early lexicon acquisition from a morphological perspective: Austrian 
children's developmental changes from pre- to protomorphology
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm Invited Speaker: Marc Bornstein
3.30 pm - 4.00 pm Tea / Coffee break
Room Elise Rivet (4th floor)
4.00 pm - 4.30 pm Donna Vear, Letitia Naigles, Erika Hoff & Eliane Ramos
An investigation of the syntactic flexibility within young children's 
early verb development: Evidence from a cross-sectional diary study
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm Edy Veneziano
Lexical acquisition and the beginnings of combinatorial speech: some 
complex relations in two French-acquiring children
5.30 pm Closing remarks



1 - Larisa Avram & Martine Coene Acquisition of auxiliaries and 
determiners in early child romanian
2 - Sigal Uziel-Karl Early morphological development: Evidence from 
the acquisition of verb morphology in child Hebrew
3 - Jacqueline Van Kampen Bootstraps for below two
4 - Joost van de Weijer The importance of single-word utterances for 
early word recognition
5 - Karine Duvignau De la m�taphore analogique verbale � 
l'acquisition pr�coce du lexique: pour la mise au point d'un outil 
d'acquisition du lexique des verbes bas� sur l'analogie


6 - Marina Arabatzi, Laurence Chillier, St�phane Cronel-Ohayon, 
Thierry Deonna, S�bastien Dub�, Ulrich Frauenfelder, Corn�lia Hamann, 
Luigi Rizzi, Michal Starke & Pascal Zesiger
The acquisition of French pronouns in normal children and in children 
with specific language impairment (SLI)
7 - Valentina Jacob & Laura D'Odorico
Prosodical and lexical aspects of maternal linguistic input to 
late-talking toddlers. A study in the second year of life
8 - Pascal Zesiger, Marie-th�r�se Le Normand, Marina Arabatzi, 
Laurence Chillier, Thierry Deonna, S�bastien Dub�, Ulrich 
Frauenfelder, Corn�lia Hamann, S�bastien Cronel-Ohayon, Luigi Rizzi & 
Michal Starke
Development and production of morphosyntactic categories in French 
speaking children with SLI
9 - Mirco Fasolo & Laura D'Odorico
Vocabulary composition of late-talking children: a longitudinal 
research from eigtheen to thirty months of age
10 - Alessandra Assanelli, Nicoletta Salerni & Fabia Franco
Linguistic delay and gestural communication
11 - Karla McGr�gor & Nina Capone Contributions of genetic, 
environmental, and health-related factors to the acquisition of early 
gestures and words: A longitudinal case study of quadruplets


12 - Susan Ellis Weismer, Virginia Marchman & Julia Evans
Continuity of lexical-grammatical development in typical and late 
talking toddlers
13 - Paul Fletcher, Twila Tardif, Zhang Zhi-yiang & Liang Wei-Lan
Early lexical learning in mandarin evidence from parent report
14 - Marc Bornstein & Annick De Houwer
Lexical knowledge at 13 months: a study of Dutch and French bilingual 
and monolingual children based on the MacArthur CDI
15 - Elena Nicoladis
Choosing the right words for the context: Evidence from 
Chinese-English bilinguals
16 - Florence Labrell, Dominique Bassano, Christian Champaud, 
Philippe Bonnet, F. Le Metayer, S. Chemlal
Une comparaison entre production spontan�e et rapports parentaux: le 
lexique de production � 30 mois

For further information see or contact Sophie 

Anetta Kopecka
Institut des Sciences de l'Homme
Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage
14, Avenue Berthelot
69363 - Lyon Cedex 07
office : (00) 33 (0)4 72 72 64 65
fax : (00) 33 (0)4 72 72 65 90
e-mail :
web site:
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue