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LINGUIST List 23.1045

Thu Mar 01 2012

Calls: Language Acquisition, Psycholing, Cognitive Sci/France

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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Date: 01-Mar-2012
From: Florence Chenu <Florence.Chenuuniv-lton2.fr>
Subject: Early Language Acquisition 2012
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Full Title: Early Language Acquisition 2012
Short Title: ELA2012

Date: 05-Dec-2012 - 07-Dec-2012
Location: Lyon, France
Contact Person: Florence Chenu
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/colloques/ELA2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2012

Meeting Description:

The third ELA conference will be held on December 5-7, 2012, in Lyon, France. The main theme of the conference is early language acquisition with a focus on the role of input, in both normal and atypical development.

The conference will encompass research on the following topics:

- Language development before the age of 3: phonetics, phonology, lexicon, morphosyntax
- Input and language acquisition
- Spoken production and gestures
- Crosslinguistic comparisons
- Typical and atypical language development

The conference will consist of plenary lectures, paper sessions and poster sessions. The languages of the conference will be French and English. Selected conference papers, after a blind-review procedure, will be published in a journal or in an edited book.

Keynote Speakers:

We are very pleased to announce the following keynote speakers:

- Elena Lieven, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
- Steven Gillis, Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
- Stephanie Stokes, Department of communication disorders, University of Canterbury, New-Zealand
- Michael Siegal, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
- Stéphanie Barbu, Laboratoire d'éthologie animale et humaine, Université Rennes 1, France

La troisième édition de la conférence ELA se tiendra du 5 au 7 décembre 2012 à Lyon, France. La thématique principale de la conférence est l'acquisition précoce du langage avec une emphase particulière sur le rôle de l'input sur le développement normal et pathologique.

La conférence sera ouverte à des travaux portant sur les thèmes suivants :

- Développement du langage avant 3 ans : phonétique, phonologie, lexique et morphosyntaxe
- Input et acquisition du langage
- Production orale et gestes
- Comparaisons translinguistiques
- Développement typique et atypique du langage

La conférence se composera de conférences invitées, de communications orales et affichées. Les langues officielles de la conférence sont le français et l'anglais. Une série d'articles sélectionnés anonymement par le comité scientifique sera publiée (numéro spécial de revue ou livre).

Conférenciers Invités :

Nous sommes heureux d'annoncer les conférenciers invités suivants :

- Elena Lieven, Département de psychologie développementale et comparative, Institut Max Planck d'anthropologie, Allemagne
- Steven Gillis, Département de linguistique, Université d'Anvers, Belgique
- Stephanie Stokes, Département des troubles de la communication, Université de Canterbury, Nouvelle-Zélande
- Michael Siegal, Département de Psychologie, Université de Sheffield, Angleterre
- Stéphanie Barbu, Laboratoire d'éthologie animale et humaine, Université de Rennes1, France

Final Call for Papers:

On popular demand, the deadline for abstract submission to ELA2012 has been extended to April 1, 2012.

For more information, please view our website:


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