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LINGUIST List 23.4680

Thu Nov 08 2012

Calls: Cognitive Sci, Language Acquisition, Neuroling, Psycholing/Finland

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

Date: 08-Nov-2012
From: Jussi Niemi <jussi.niemiuef.fi>
Subject: 4th Conference of Scandinavian Association for Language & Cognition
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Full Title: 4th Conference of Scandinavian Association for Language & Cognition
Short Title: SALC IV

Date: 12-Jun-2013 - 14-Jun-2013
Location: Joensuu, Finland
Contact Person: Jussi Niemi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://www.uef.fi/salc2013

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

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The 4th Conference of the Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition (SALC IV) will take place on the Joensuu campus of the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), June 12-14, 2013.

The conference will be organized by the Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition (SALC), the Finnish Cognitive Linguistics Association (FiCLA) and the UEF language departments.

Keynote Speakers:

Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen, University of Copenhagen: Forces that shape linguistic structure in sign languages
Raymond Gibbs, University of California, Santa Cruz: What does metaphor in language reveal about metaphor in thought?
Irene Mittelberg, RWTH Aachen University: The exbodied mind: Cognitive-semiotic principles as motivating forces in gesture
Anatol Stefanowitsch, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin: Quantitative corpus linguistics and the Usage-Based Model: Natural allies or uneasy partners?
Emile van der Zee, Lincoln University: Word learning in Canis Familiaris: What does word learning in other species such as the dog tell us about word learning mechanisms in humans?

Conference Fee:

Faculty: 180 euros
Faculty SALC/FiCLA members: 150 euros

Students: 90 euros
Student SALC/FiCLA members: 60 euros

The fees include coffee/tea and other refreshments, the reception on June 12, and a conference dinner on June 13.

The meeting begins on Wednesday, June 14 at 10.00, and ends on Friday, June 16 at 16.15. A preliminary program can be found on the conference website:


2nd Call for Papers:

The abstracts should be sent by email attachment to salc4uef.fi (format of message title: SALC2013Abstract: author last name(s): format of attachment name: salc2013abstract_author last name(s)). The document should contain author information (including author name(s), affiliation and contact email address), presentation title, abstract and your preference for oral or poster presentation (if applicable). Notification of acceptance will be communicated by February 1, 2013.

Conference email address: salc4uef.fi

For SALC, see: http://www.salc-sssk.org/
For FiCLA, see: http://www.protsv.fi/ficla/index_english.html

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