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Sun Sep 25 2011

Confs: Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Richard Aslin , Society for Language Development

Message 1: Society for Language Development
Date: 23-Sep-2011
From: Richard Aslin <aslincvs.rochester.edu>
Subject: Society for Language Development
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Society for Language Development
Short Title: SLD

Date: 03-Nov-2011 - 03-Nov-2011
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Richard Aslin
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/symposium.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

The Society for Language Development announces its annual symposium to be held in Boston on November 3, 2011.
Connections between written language and spoken language
Thursday, November 3, 2011, 1:00-5:00 pm
George Sherman Union
Boston University

Invited Speakers:

Reading: Universals and writing system constraints, Charles Perfetti (University of Pittsburgh)

Learning to read and write an alphabet, Rebecca Treiman (Washington University)

The deep interdependence of reading and spoken language, Mark Seidenberg (University of Wisconsin)

Reception to follow the symposium, 5:00-6:00 pm

To Register for the SLD symposium AND the Boston University Child Language Development (BUCLD) conference, which follows the SLD symposium on November 4-6, please visit this website:


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