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LINGUIST List 19.2827

Wed Sep 17 2008

Confs: Language Acquisition/USA

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Message 1: Boston University Conference on Language Development
Date: 15-Sep-2008
From: Jane Chandlee <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: Boston University Conference on Language Development
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Boston University Conference on Language Development
Short Title: BUCLD

Date: 31-Oct-2008 - 02-Nov-2008
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Jane Chandlee
Contact Email: langconfbu.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

The 33rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development will take
place on October 31 - November 2, 2008.

Pre-registration for BUCLD 33 is now available at:
http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/prereg.htm

The 33rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
will be held at Boston University, October 31 - November 2. Our invited speakers
are:

Barbara Landau, Johns Hopkins University
''Spatial Language and Spatial Cognition: Origins, Development, and
Interaction''
Keynote address, Friday, October 31 at 8:00 pm

Tom Roeper, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
''From Input to Mind: How acquisition work captures the heart of
linguistic theory and the soul of practical application ''
Plenary address, Saturday, November 1 at 5:45 pm

Dick Aslin, University of Rochester
Debra Mills, Bangor University
Colin Phillips, University of Maryland
Helen Tager-Flusberg, Boston University €
''Brain Mechanisms of Language Development: The promise and pitfalls
of neuroimaging''
Lunchtime symposium, Saturday, November 1 at 12:00 pm

The Society for Language Development (SLD) will be holding its fifth
annual symposium on ''Slow Mapping, Fast Mapping: Children's word
learning 30 years after Carey & Bartlett (1978)'' on Thursday, October
30, in conjunction with the BUCLD meeting. BUCLD 33 is offering
online pre-registration and on-site registration for this event.

Speakers: Susan Carey, Linda Smith, and Susan Gelman
More information on the SLD symposium can be found at:
http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/symposium.html

The full conference schedule is available at:
http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/schedule_temp.html
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