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LINGUIST List 24.3039

Fri Jul 26 2013

Confs: Neuroling, Psycholing, Cognitive Science, Applied Ling, General Ling/Canada

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Jul-2013
From: Karsten Steinhauer <karsten.steinhauermcgill.ca>
Subject: International Conference on Multilingualism: Linguistic Challenges and Neurocognitive Mechanisms
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International Conference on Multilingualism: Linguistic Challenges and Neurocognitive Mechanisms

Date: 24-Oct-2013 - 25-Oct-2013
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Contact: Karsten Steinhauer
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://multilingualism.conference.mcgill.ca

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Meeting Description:

This interdisciplinary conference on multilingualism will be hosted by McGill University in Montreal.

The conference examines recent advances in our understanding of multilingualism, including simultaneous bilingualism, language learning mechanisms, transfer effects, sign language, brain plasticity and critical periods, focusing on current developments in this field. One important goal of this conference is to facilitate and inspire the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas among researchers and students from different backgrounds and to promote collaborative research projects in the future.

Invited Speakers:
- Manuel Carreiras (BCBL, Spain)
- Harald Clahsen (U Potsdam)
- Holger Hopp (U Mannheim)
- Sonja Kotz (U Manchester + MPI)
- Rachel Mayberry (UCSD)
- Silvina Montrul (U Illinois)
- Eric Pakulak (U Oregon)
- Elin Thordardottir (McGill)

The online registration is now open for our International Conference on Multilingualism:
Linguistic Challenges and Neurocognitive Mechanisms
24-25 October in Montreal

To register, please go to http://multilingualism.conference.mcgill.ca/registration.php
and follow the instructions.

Early bird fees are applicable until August 22. Please note that registration fees are non-refundable.

Registration fees include:

- Access to conference presentations and poster sessions
- Coffee breaks, refreshments
- Cocktail reception

You can also register for the conference dinner ($75, optional; space is limited).

Karsten Steinhauer, PhD: Chair, Organizing Committee

Conference Program:

In addition to the invited lectures, there will be 10 additional talks and some 80 poster presentations. The full conference program will be available soon on our websites (http://multilingualism.conference.mcgill.ca/program.php).

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