LINGUIST List 14.2932

Mon Oct 27 2003

Confs: General Linguistics/MA, USA

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  1. langconf, 28th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development

Message 1: 28th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development

Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 07:42:01 +0000
From: langconf <>
Subject: 28th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development

28th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 
Short Title: BUCLD 28

Date: 31-OCT-03 - 02-NOV-03
Location: Boston, MA, United States of America
Contact: Organizing Committee
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD),
which has become one of the best known conferences on language
development in the world, is run by students in the Applied
Linguistics Program, under the guidance of a faculty adviser.

October 31, November 1 and 2, 2003

Invited Speakers:
Keynote speaker: Janet Dean Fodor, City University of New York
Plenary speaker: Mabel Rice, University of Kansas

Lunch Symposium: ''What can language development tell us about
linguistic relativity?''

Lunch Symposium Speakers:
Lila Gleitman, University of Pennsylvania
John Lucy, University of Chicago
Anna Papafragou, University of Pennsylvania
Lera Boroditsky, MIT

Other Highlights:
*An exciting program of 87 papers and 42 posters
*BUCLD Business Meeting
*NSF/NIH Funding Symposium and Consultation Hours
*Book exhibits from over 15 publishers on display Friday through
*Nursing room available throughout the weekend for nursing mothers
*Limited number of bag lunches available for purchase on Friday and

Location: The Conference will be held in the George Sherman Union
located at 775 Commonwealth Avenue.

The schedule, along with registration and general information, is
available on our web page at:

Please feel free to contact the Conference Office at (617) 353-3085,
or e-mail us at if you have any questions.
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