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Sat Dec 18 2010

Confs: Cog Sci, Neuroling, Psycholing, Bioling/Netherlands

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        1.     Radek Simik , Graduate Workshop on Biolinguistics

Message 1: Graduate Workshop on Biolinguistics
Date: 17-Dec-2010
From: Radek Simik <r.simikrug.nl>
Subject: Graduate Workshop on Biolinguistics
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Graduate Workshop on Biolinguistics
Short Title: Biolinguistics

Date: 07-Jan-2011 - 07-Jan-2011
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Contact: Ankelien Schippers
Contact Email: consolexixgmail.com
Meeting URL: http://www.let.rug.nl/console19

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Other Specialty: Biolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Associated with ConSOLE XIX, a workshop on biolinguistics will be held at
the University of Groningen on January 7th, 2011. The biolinguistics
research area focuses on the biology and evolution of language and aims to
understand the unique ability and origin of human language.

Workshop Program

January 7

13:10 - 13:50
Thomas Graf (University of California)
Lost in translation: A formal model of merge-over-move and its implications
for the language faculty

13:50 - 14:30
Jeff Hanna (University of Cambridge)
Indices of morphosyntactic processing in bilinguals: evidence against an L2
critical period

14:30 - 15:10
Luke McCrohon (University of Tokyo)
Biological evolution, multilingualism and the lexicon

15:30 - 16:10
Marília Costa (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Theory of mind and other cognitive modules: a dynamic interaction

16:10 - 16:50
Lluís Barceló-Coblijn (University of the Balearic Islands)
Alleged morpheme-based alarm calls in the light of biolinguistics: The role of
duality of patterning

16:50 - 17:50 Invited speaker?
Simon Kirby (University of Edinburgh)
Language as a culturally evolving system: from computer simulation to the
experiment lab
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