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Sun Apr 11 2004

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Message 1: Centre for Human Communication Science, University College London, Inaugural Conference

Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 14:56:41 -0400 (EDT)
From: bron <bronphon.ucl.ac.uk>
Subject: Centre for Human Communication Science, University College London, Inaugural Conference


Centre for Human Communication Science, University College London,
Inaugural Conference

Date: 04-Jun-2004 - 04-Jun-2004
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: bronwen evans
Contact Email: chcucl.ac.uk 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 

Meeting Description:

INAUGURAL CONFERENCE
CENTRE FOR HUMAN COMMUNICATION, UCL 

The first major event of UCL's new Centre for Human Communication is a
one- day conference on June 4th on 'The architecture of the language
faculty'.

Our keynote speaker, Professor Ray Jackendoff, of Brandeis University,
President of the Linguistics Society of America, is the 2003 recipient
of the Jean-Nicod Prize, and the author of several acclaimed books on
language, most recently Foundations of Language (Oxford University
Press, 2002). He is particularly admired for his inter-disciplinary
take on language issues. He will be speaking on 'Re-interpreting
generative grammar'.

The full programme is:

Prof. William Marslen-Wilson, FBA, Director, Medical
Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge;
Professor of Language and Cognition, University of Cambridge.
Title: Language in the Mind and the Brain: Insights from the Past Tense

Prof. Dorothy Bishop, Oxford University: Professor of Developmental
Neuropsychology
Title : Genes and language

Prof. John Local, University of York Professor of Phonetics and Linguistics
Title: Interpreting phonetic exponents: variable domains and variable
relevance

Prof. Barbara Landau, Todd Professor of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins
University
Title: How do we talk about what we see

Prof. Richard Wise, Imperial College: Professor of Neurology and Wellcome
Senior Research Fellow, Hammersmith Hospital
Title: The neurology of language

Discussants: Prof Annette Karmiloff-Smith, UCL, & Prof. Peter Howell, UCL

The conference will take place in Beveridge Hall, Senate House,
University of London. The day will include lunch, and end with a
cocktail reception. There is a small registration fee (�25 for
non-UCL, �10 for UCL, and no charge for students), and registration is
essential. The conference has been made possible by the generous
support of The British Academy, The Laryngograph Trust, The
Linguistics Society of Great Britain, and Oxford University Press.

Full details and a registration form can be found on our web-site,
http://www.chc.ucl.ac.uk/conference.
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