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LINGUIST List 19.2683

Wed Sep 03 2008

Calls: Lang Acq,Psycholing/France; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Isabelle Rousset, Multimodality of Communication in Children
        2.    Linguistics Program, Michigan Linguistics Society, 38th Annual Meeting


Message 1: Multimodality of Communication in Children
Date: 02-Sep-2008
From: Isabelle Rousset <isabelle.roussetu-grenoble3.fr>
Subject: Multimodality of Communication in Children
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Full Title: Multimodality of Communication in Children
Short Title: MULTIMOD 2009

Date: 09-Jul-2009 - 11-Jul-2009
Location: Toulouse, France
Contact Person: Michèle Guidetti
Meeting Email: guidettiuniv-tlse2.fr
Web Site: http://w3.eccd.univ-tlse2.fr/multimod2009/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2008

Meeting Description:

The Multimod 2009 conference - Multimodality of communication in children:
gestures, emotions, language and cognition is being organized jointly by
psychologists and linguists from the Universities of Toulouse (Toulouse II) and
Grenoble (Grenoble III) and will take place in Toulouse (France) from Thursday
9th July to Saturday 11th July 2009.

Call for Papers

We invite you to submit proposals for symposia, individual papers or posters of
original, previously unpublished research on all aspects of multimodal
communication in children, including:

- Gestures and language development, both typical and atypical
- Emotional development, both typical and atypical
- Multimodality of communication and bilingualism
- Gestural and/or emotional communication in non-human and human primates
- Multimodality of communication and didactics
- Multimodality of communication in the classroom
- Multimodality of communication and brain development
- Prosodic (emotional) aspects of language and communication development
- Pragmatic aspects of multimodality development

The aim of the conference will be to assess research on theories, concepts and
methods relating to multimodality in children.

The Invited Speakers are :
- Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago, USA),
- Jana Iverson (University of Pittsburg, USA),
- Paul Harris (Harvard University, USA),
- Judy Reilly (San Diego State University, USA),
- Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon (University of Stirling, UK),
- Marianne Gullberg (MPI Nijmegen, The Netherlands).

Please visit the conference website
http://w3.eccd.univ-tlse2.fr/multimod2009/ to find all useful Information about
submissions (individual papers, posters and symposia); the deadline for
submissions is December 15th, 2008.

Michèle Guidetti (Université Toulouse II - Octogone-ECCD)
Jean-Marc Colletta (Université Grenoble III - Lidilem)
Conference Chairs
Message 2: Michigan Linguistics Society, 38th Annual Meeting
Date: 02-Sep-2008
From: Linguistics Program <linguisticswayne.edu>
Subject: Michigan Linguistics Society, 38th Annual Meeting
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Full Title: Michigan Linguistics Society, 38th Annual Meeting
Short Title: MLS 38

Date: 25-Oct-2008 - 25-Oct-2008
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Contact Person: Linguistics Program
Meeting Email: linguisticswayne.edu
Web Site: http://www.clas.wayne.edu/mls38/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Sep-2008

Meeting Description:

MLS 38 will take place at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center on the campus
of Wayne State University. This year's keynote speaker is Charles Li of the
University of California - Santa Barbara.

Papers are invited for general sessions in all areas of linguistics and for a
special session on Chinese linguistics. Presentations will be 20 minutes in
length with 10 minutes for discussion.

Final Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: 5 September 2008

Michigan Linguistics Society
38th Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 25, 2008
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Papers are invited for general sessions in all areas of linguistics and for a
special session on Chinese linguistics. Presentations will be 20 minutes in
length with 10 minutes for discussion.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:
Deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday, September 5, 2008
Abstracts should be limited to 500 words, excluding references
Abstracts should be submitted online by following the instructions under the
''Online Abstract Submissions'' tab at http://www.clas.wayne.edu/mls38/
Hard copy submissions will not be accepted

Abstract submissions will be reviewed anonymously and notification of acceptance
will be sent by October 1, 2008. Conference details are available at
www.clas.wayne.edu/mls38/.

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