LINGUIST List 15.2593

Sat Sep 18 2004

Confs: Language Acquisition/Boston, MA, USA

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Message 1: 29th Boston University Conference on Language Development

Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 12:28:03 -0400 (EDT)
From: langconf <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: 29th Boston University Conference on Language Development


29th Boston University Conference on Language Development 
Short Title: BUCLD 29 

Date: 05-Nov-2004 - 07-Nov-2004
Location: Boston, MA, United States of America
Contact: Seungwan Ha
Contact Email: langconfbu.edu 
Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD 

Linguistic Sub-field: Language Acquisition 

Meeting Description:

The conference includes about 90 papers and 40 posters in such areas
as theoretical approaches to language acquisition, cross-cultural
language development, second language development, language disorders,
and literacy development.

The 29th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 
will be held at Boston University, November 5-7, 2004. Our invited 
speakers are:

Elizabeth S. Spelke, Harvard University
''Language and core knowledge''
Keynote address, Friday, November 5 at 8:00 pm

Ken Wexler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
''Beauty and awe: Language acquisition as high science''
Plenary address, Saturday, November 6 at 5:45 pm

Michael Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
and
Stephen Crain, University of Maryland - College Park
''Where does grammar come from? A debate on the nature of child language 
acquisition''
Lunchtime symposium, Saturday, November 6 at 12:00 pm

The full conference schedule, with 87 papers and 44 posters, is 
available at:
http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/schedule.htm

Pre-registration for BUCLD 29 is now available at:
http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/prereg.htm

More information about BUCLD is available at our website:
http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD

Sincerely,
Alejna Brugos, Rossie Clark-Cotton, and Seungwan Ha
BUCLD 29 Co-organizers
 
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