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Mon Sep 18 2006

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        1.    BUCLD 31, Boston University Conference on Language Development 31

Message 1: Boston University Conference on Language Development 31
Date: 14-Sep-2006
From: BUCLD 31 <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: Boston University Conference on Language Development 31

Boston University Conference on Language Development 31
Short Title: BUCLD 31

Date: 03-Nov-2006 - 05-Nov-2006
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Boston University BUCLD
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

BUCLD 31 - November 3-5, 2006 - Boston University

web: www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/
e-mail: langconfbu.edu

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that pre-registration for BUCLD 31 is now available at: http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/prereg.htm

The 31st Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
will be held at Boston University, November 3-5, 2006. Our invited
speakers are:

Roberta Golinkoff, University of Delaware
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Temple University
''Breaking the Language Barrier: The View from the Radical Middle.''
Keynote address, Friday, November 3 at 8:00 pm

J├╝rgen M. Meisel, University of Hamburg & University of Calgary
''Multiple First Language Acquisition: A Case for Autonomous Syntactic
Development in the Simultaneous Acquisition of More Than One Language.''
Plenary address, Saturday, November 4 at 5:45 pm

Mabel Rice, University of Kansas
Helen Tager-Flusberg, Boston University
Simon Fisher, University of Oxford
Discussant: Gary Marcus, New York University
''Future Directions in Search of Genes that Influence Language:
Phenotypes, Molecules, Brains, and Growth.''
Lunchtime symposium, Saturday, November 4 at 12:00 pm

The Society for Language Development (SLD) will be holding its third
annual symposium on ''Learning Verbs'' on Thursday, November 2, in
conjunction with the BUCLD meeting. BUCLD 31 is offering online
pre-registration and on-site registration for this event.

Speakers: Lila Gleitman, Cynthia Fisher,Adele Goldberg, and Dedre Gentner.
More information on the SLD symposium can be found at:

BUCLD and SLD pre-registration information is available at:

The full conference schedule is available at:

More information about BUCLD is available at our website:

We look forward to seeing you at BUCLD 31.

Heather Caunt-Nulton, Samantha Kulatilake, I-hao Woo
BUCLD 31 Co-organizers

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