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LINGUIST List 16.2787

Wed Sep 28 2005

Confs: Lang Acquisition/Boston, MA, USA

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        1.    David Bamman, 30th Boston University Conference on Language Development

Message 1: 30th Boston University Conference on Language Development
Date: 20-Sep-2005
From: David Bamman <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: 30th Boston University Conference on Language Development

30th Boston University Conference on Language Development
Short Title: BUCLD 30

Date: 04-Nov-2005 - 06-Nov-2005
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: David Bamman
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/

Linguistic Field(s): 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.

We are pleased to announce that pre-registration for BUCLD 30 is now available at:


The 30th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development will be held at Boston University, November 4-6, 2005. Our invited speakers are:

Janet Werker, University of British Columbia
''Speech Perception and Language Acquisition: Comparing Monolingual and Bilingual Infants''
Keynote address, Friday, November 4 at 8:00 pm

Harald Clahsen, University of Essex
''Grammatical Processing in First and Second Language Learners''
Plenary address, Saturday, November 5 at 5:45 pm

Jeff Elman, University of California at San Diego
LouAnn Gerken, University of Arizona
Mark Johnson, Brown University
''Statistical Learning in Language Development: What is it, What is its Potential, and What are its Limitations?''
Lunchtime symposium, Saturday, November 5 at 12:00 pm

The full conference schedule, with 87 papers and 40 posters, is available at:

Please note that beginning October 26, 2005 (two weeks before the conference), nationals from 27 countries will need a machine-readable passport to be eligible for a visa waiver for entry into the United States. More information is available on the US Department of State website at:

More information about BUCLD is available at our website:

We look forward to seeing you at BUCLD 30.

David Bamman, Tatiana Magnitskaia and Colleen Zaller
BUCLD 30 Co-organizers

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