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Confs: Language Acquisition/USA

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Message 1: Boston University Conference on Language Development
Date: 23-Sep-2011
From: Sarah Baiz <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: Boston University Conference on Language Development
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Boston University Conference on Language Development
Short Title: BUCLD


Date: 04-Nov-2011 - 06-Nov-2011
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Amelia Kimball
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/bucld

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

36th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
November 4-6, 2011

The BUCLD includes presentations in such areas as theoretical approaches to language acquisition, cross-cultural language development, second language development, language disorders, and literacy development. Each year, close to 500 abstracts are submitted to the conference, from which about 87 papers and 66 posters are chosen for presentation. Internationally renowned researchers also give keynote and plenary addresses, as well as a lunch symposium on a topic of current interest.

Keynote Speaker:

Sandra Waxman, Northwestern University
‘What's in a Word? Links between Linguistic and Conceptual Organization in Infants and Young Children’

Plenary Speaker:

Cornelia Hamann, University of Oldenburg
‘Bilingual Development and Language Assessment’

Lunch Symposium:

‘Morphology in Second Language Acquisition and Processing’
Harald Clahsen, University of Essex/University of Potsdam
Holger Hopp, University of Mannheim
Donna Lardiere, Georgetown University
Silvina Montrul (organizer), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

We are pleased to announce that pre-registration for BUCLD 36 is now available at:
http://www.bu.edu/bucld/conference-info/registration/

The 36th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development will be held at Boston University, on November 4 to November 6. Our invited speakers are:

Keynote Speaker:

Sandra Waxman, Northwestern University
'What's in a word? Links between linguistic and conceptual organization in infants and young children'

Plenary Speaker:

Cornelia Hamann, University of Oldenburg
'Bilingual development and language assessment'

Lunch Symposium:

'Morphology in second language acquisition and processing'
Harald Clahsen, University of Essex/University of Potsdam
Holger Hopp, University of Mannheim
Donna Lardiere, Georgetown University
Silvina Montrul, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The full conference schedule is available at:

http://www.bu.edu/bucld/conference-info/schedule/

The Society for Language Development will hold their Annual Symposium on November 3. Please check their webpage for the most current information at:

http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/symposium.html

Reminder to student presenters:

The Paula Menyuk Student Travel Award 2011 will be given to about 20 student presenters (Bachelor, Master's or PhD). The award entails the reimbursement of travel costs of up to $300. For detailed requirements and more information please see our website and fill out our application (http://www.bu.edu/bucld/travel-hotel/travel-award/). The deadline for receiving applications is October 7, 2011.

More information about BUCLD, including information about accommodations in the area, is available at our website:

http://www.bu.edu/bucld

We look forward to seeing you at BUCLD 36!

Sincerely,
Alia Biller, Esther Chung, and Amelia Kimball,
BUCLD 36 Co-organizers



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