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LINGUIST List 18.3202

Wed Oct 31 2007

Confs: Language Acquisition, Pragmatics/Germany

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        1.    Louise Röska-Hardy, What Makes Us Human?


Message 1: What Makes Us Human?
Date: 30-Oct-2007
From: Louise Röska-Hardy <louise.roeska-hardyuni-dortmund.de>
Subject: What Makes Us Human?
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What Makes Us Human?

Date: 12-Nov-2007 - 13-Nov-2007
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Contact: Louise Röska-Hardy
Contact Email: louise.roeska-hardyuni-dortmund.de

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

The symposium, organized by the interdisciplinary research group 'Was ist der
Mensch? Kultur-Sprache-Natur', will examine current research on human
development, language acquisition and social interaction and explore its
implications for the question of what makes us uniquely human.

Conference venue:
Hans-Brost-Haus, Otto-Hahn-Str. 2
Universität Dortmund 44227 Dortmund

Conference begins: 1 p.m. on November 12th

Speakers:

Michael Tomasello (Max Planck Institute-EVA, Leipzig)
''The Origins of Shared Intentionality''

Nick Enfield (Max Planck Institute-Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
''Social Consequences of Referential Practice''

Ludger Hoffmann (Dortmund)
''Kommunikative Welten. Vom Potenzial menschlicher Sprache''

Louise Röska-Hardy (Dortmund / Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen)
''Is Linguistic Interaction the Key?''

Volker Heeschen (LMU, München)
''Sprechen - Instinkt, Ritual und Kunst''

Heike Behrens (Basle)
''Children's Sensitivity to the Input Language''

Uta Quasthoff (Dortmund) ''Resources of Discourse Acquisition''

Kerstin Leimbrink, Sören Ohlhus, Petra Strähle (Dortmund)
''Sequences - Discourse - Text. Supportive Structures in the Acquisition of
Communicative Abilities''

Manfred Holodynski (Münster)
''Denken und Sprechen - Fühlen und Ausdrücken. Gemeinsam¬keiten und Unterschiede
in der Sprach- und Emotionsentwick¬lung''

Harald Welzer (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen)
''Warum Menschen ein autobiographisches Gedächtnis haben (und Tiere nicht)''

Michael Kastner and Selda Akca (Dortmund)
''Selbstmanagement als spezifisch menschliche Transaktion zwischen Person,
Situation und Organisationskultur''


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