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LINGUIST List 24.2158

Wed May 22 2013

Confs: General Linguistics/France

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

Date: 22-May-2013
From: Jiayin Gao <jiayin.gaogmail.com>
Subject: 16th Rencontres Jeunes Chercheurs: Models and Modeling in Language Sciences
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16th Rencontres Jeunes Chercheurs: Models and Modeling in Language Sciences
Short Title: RJC 2013


Date: 30-May-2013 - 31-May-2013
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Jiayin Gao
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.univ-paris3.fr/16th-rencontres-jeunes-chercheurs-rjc-2013--178389.kjsp?RH=ACCUEIL

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Created in 1998, the Rencontres Jeunes Chercheurs (RJC) of the Doctoral School « Langage et langues » (ED 268, Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris 3) is an opportunity for junior researchers preparing for a Master’s degree or a Doctorate, but also for post-doctorates, to present their work in paper or poster sessions. The topic of this year is ‘Models and Modeling in Language Sciences’.

How do we grasp the variety of reality without trying to establish a structure and formulate rules supposed to explain or describe the way it works? How do we understand a phenomenon without first trying to conceive its possible operations? Even if the use of an abstract framing is not always enough for comprehending a given linguistic phenomenon, psychological process or cognitive strategy, the construction and utilisation of models often appears necessary – just as it is necessary to question and revise existing models, in order to apprehend ever more finely grained phenomena.

Because of the varied disciplines grouped under the heading ‘language sciences’, the very word ‘model’ is to be understood in different senses. For instance, the psycholinguist proposing a model to account for the psycho-cognitive process of the reader does not conceive the model in the same way as the semiotician speaking about the ‘model reader’ (Eco, 1979). In the same way syntactic models have different functions in natural language processing and in descriptive linguistics.

The many approaches of the varied disciplines lead to question regarding not only the notion of ‘model’ but also the activity of modeling linguistic data, depending on descriptive, explanatory or predictive purposes. Thus, the various definitions of ‘model’ are of interest, together with their application, their transdisciplinary potentialities and their possible transformations.

The questions of the relevance and limits of these models are also of interest, as is the issue of the very notion of ‘model’. According to the different approaches adopted by researchers, the model can be considered as a necessity, or an obstacle, as a sign of rigor or as a scientific bias. Is it a theoretical restraint into the empirical data must fit in with? Or is it an abstract construction required to understand the dynamics and functioning of any given phenomenon or linguistic fact?

Thursday May 30, 2013

09h15
Conference opening
Dan Savatovsky, director of l’école doctorale 268

09h30 - 10h30
Plenary session
Emmanuel Dupoux, EHESS
Computational approach to early language bootstrapping

11h - 12h30
Session ‘Psycholinguistics’

11h00 - 11h30
Sophie Gallot (Université de Genève, Suisse)
Étude des processus de segmentation impliqués dans l’acquisition lexicale : une méthode comportementale d’observation en temps réel

11h30 - 12h00
Abdellah Fourtassi (École Normale Supérieure d'Ulm, France)
Semantics as a top-down cue for the acquisition of phonemes

12h00 - 12h30
Ileana Cristina Grama (Utrecht University, Pays-Bas)
Modeling the acquisition of morpho-syntactic dependencies in an artificial grammar learning paradigm

13h30 - 15h00
Poster Session
Avelino Corral Esteban (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Espagne)
New insights into the syntax and semantics of Lakhota and Cheyenne within the framework of Role and Reference Grammar

Colin Fay (Université Rennes 2, France)
Théorie des jeux, un modèle possible pour les sciences du langage ?

Khadija Fshika (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
La modélisation de l’expérience vécue de l’enseignant : une voie vers la compréhension de son travail

Shahrzad Mirzaei (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
Autour des interactions pédagogiques en classe de langue non maternelle : le rôle du genre des inter-actants dans la régulation des échanges

15h00 - 16h00
Session ‘Syntax & Typology’

15h00 - 15h30
Maximilien Guérin (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
Description et analyse des constructions prédicatives en wolof dans le cadre des modèles constructionnels et typologiques

15h30 - 16h00
Anna Moravkova (Karlova Univerzita v Praze, République tchèque)
Serial verb constructions in colloquial Arabic

16h30 - 17h30
Session ‘Semantics’

16h30 - 17h00
Philippe Planchon (Université de Poitiers, France)
Contraintes de modélisation du fonctionnement du verbe perdre dans le cadre du modèle des formes schématiques

17h00 - 17h30
Marie Viain (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
Les modèles linguistiques relatifs au marquage casuel en grammaire arabe : genèse et confrontation

Friday May 31, 2013

09h15
Opening

09h30 - 11h00
Session ‘Language Acquisition & Learning’

09h30 - 10h00:
Vincenzo Raimondi (École des hautes études en sciences sociales, France)
Enjeux épistémologiques de l’approche sociocognitive de l’acquisition du langage

10h00 - 10h30
Lin Xue (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
La pensée enseignante à la lumière de la théorie de l’activité de Vygotsky

10h30 - 11h00
HuiPing Chan (University of Groningen, Pays-Bas)
A case study of modeling lexical development in writing and speaking

11h30 - 12h30
Session ‘Language & Literature’

11h30 - 12h00
Marie-Dominique Marcant (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3)
(Dés)intégration des modèles existants dans l’enseignement de la littérature à des apprenants de L2 ?

12h00 - 12h30
Marina Silveira de Melo (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
Un modèle pour la traduction littéraire ? Analyse du cas Rubem Fonseca

14h00 - 15h00
Session ‘Sociolinguistics’

14h00 - 14h30
Ana Monika Pirc (University of Vienna, Autriche)
The constructionist modelling of ‘non-native discourse’

14h30 - 15h00
David Sansault (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France)
Répertoire affectif et présentation de soi différents chez des lycéens bilingues franco-polonais

15h00 - 16h00
Plenary session
Jean-Paul Narcy-Combes, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, Diltec
Regards sur la modélisation : synthèse critique des travaux

16h00
Closing remarks



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