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LINGUIST List 24.1710

Tue Apr 16 2013

Calls: Neurolinguistics/USA

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

Date: 16-Apr-2013
From: Eve Higby <evehigbygmail.com>
Subject: Workshop on Language and Aging
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Full Title: Workshop on Language and Aging

Date: 28-Jun-2013 - 28-Jun-2013
Location: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Contact Person: Loraine Obler
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lsa2013languageandagingworkshop.ws.gc.cuny.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Neurolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-May-2013

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Language and Aging
Held at the LSA Linguistic Institute 2013
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Friday, June 28, 2013

Scholars taking different linguistic approaches to study language and aging rarely get to talk with each other. In this one-day workshop, we bring together scholars conducting studies of social interaction in healthy and in individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease as well as those conducting studies of language-task abilities that change with aging (and its concomitant health issues) and/or Alzheimer’s Disease.

Confirmed Speakers:

Dalia Cahana-Amitay, Boston University School of Medicine and VA Boston Healthcare Center
Brooke Hallowell, Ohio University
Toshiko Hamaguchi, University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, Japan
Heidi Hamilton, Georgetown University
Deborah Keller-Cohen, University of Michigan
Susan Kemper, University of Kansas
Loraine Obler, City University of New York Graduate Center, Boston University School of Medicine and VA Boston Healthcare Center

Call for Papers:

We are seeking abstracts for poster presentations from all scholars who are doing research in this field, including doctoral students and post-docs. Since we are interested in future directions for research, it is acceptable to present a poster on research that is not completed for which you include the research questions and methods.

Please submit your abstract here: http://lsa2013languageandagingworkshop.ws.gc.cuny.edu/abstract-submissions/. Abstracts are limited to 1800 characters not including references, and one figure or table may be uploaded.



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