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LINGUIST List 20.1532

Wed Apr 22 2009

Confs: Cognitive Science/USA

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        1.    Stephen Cowley, Grounding Language in Perception and (inter) Action

Message 1: Grounding Language in Perception and (inter) Action
Date: 22-Apr-2009
From: Stephen Cowley <s.j.cowleyherts.ac.uk>
Subject: Grounding Language in Perception and (inter) Action
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Grounding Language in Perception and (inter) Action

Date: 04-Jun-2009 - 06-Jun-2009
Location: Wenham MA, USA
Contact: Bert Hodges
Contact Email: bert.hodgesgordon.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.psy.herts.ac.uk/dlg/wenham/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Meeting Description:

The conference will consider language (or conversing) as situated in the context
of interaction, action, and perception. We will explore how conversing can be
understood as distributed, dialogical, and directed (i.e., intentional,
normative) modes of interaction, perception, and action. Theoretical, empirical,
interpretive, and methodological issues will be given attention. Most
particularly, this meeting will bring ecological and dynamical systems
researchers together with distributed language researchers.

Speakers

Carol Fowler, Haskins Laboratories and Department Of Psychology, University Of
Connecticut
Embodied, Embedded Language Use

Guy Van Orden, Department Of Psychology, University Of Cincinnati, USA
Grounding Language in the Anticipatory Dynamics of the Body

Alexander Kravchenko, Department of Foreign Languages, Baikal National
University Of Economics and Law, Irkutsk, Russian Federation
Languaging as a Consensual Domain of Interactions

Nigel Love, Department Of Linguistics, University Of Cape Town, South Africa
Beyond Verbalism

Robert Port, Departments of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Indiana
University, Bloomington, USA
What Does It Mean to Say That a Language Is a Cognitive Social Institution?

Joanna Raczaszek -Leonardi, Department of Cognitive Psychology, University Of
Warsaw, Poland, And University Of Bologna, Italy
Disentangling Influences from Multiple Time-Scales of Language Dynamics: An
Example from Psycholinguistics

Philip Carr, Department Of English, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
Adult and Child Speech Patterns: Unconscious Knowledge, Adaptive Behaviour, or Both?

Paul Thibault, Department Of Linguistics and Media Communication, Agder
University, Kristiansand, Norway
Intrinsic Functional and Normative Constraints on Language as Action and
Representation: Lexicogrammar as Second-Order Language and the Distributed View

Whitney Tabor, Department Of Psychology, University Of Connecticut, Storrs
The Relationship between Rules and "Un-Rule-Y" Behavior in Dynamical Models of
Language

Bruno Galantucci, Haskins Laboratories and Department Of Psychology, Yeshiva
University, New York
Studying the Emergence of Human Communication Systems in the Laboratory

James Magnuson, Department Of Psychology, University Of Connecticut, Storrs, and
Haskins Laboratories
Syntax First or Everything Always?

Sune Vork Steffensen, Institute for Language and Communication, University of
Southern Denmark
Event Analysis in Distributed Health Interaction

Peter E Jones, Communication Studies, Sheffield Hallam University UK
The Integration of Language, Perception and Action in Vygotsky's Conception of
the 'Planning Function of Speech'

Nancy Rader & Patricia Zukow-Goldring, Department Of Psychology, Ithaca College,
Ithaca NY and University Of California, Los Angeles
Cultivating Early Word Learning: Educating Attention by Synchronizing Speech and
Dynamic Gestures

Stephen J. Cowley, Department Of Psychology, University Of Hertfordshire, UK &
University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
The Language Stance

Simon Worgan and R. K. Moore, Department Of Computer Science, University of
Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Spoken Language Processing as an Aspect of Human Behaviour

Dongping Zheng, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
What Can Embodiment Teach Us About New Language Learning in Virtual Worlds?

James E. Martin and Frederico T. Fonseca, Psychology Department and Information
Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Hermeneutical Play in Perception and Dialogue

Dennis P. Waters, Genome Web, New York, NY
From Extended Phenotype to Extended Affordance: Distributed Language at the
Intersection of Gibson and Dawkins

Patricia Zukow-Goldring, University Of California, Los Angeles
Assisted Imitation: Caregiver Gestures Cultivate a Shared Understanding

Aitao Lu, Xuexin Zhang, & Jijia Zhang, Department Of Psychology, Chinese
University of Hong Kong & South China Normal University, Hong Kong & Guanzow, PR
Evoking Color during Language Comprehension
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