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LINGUIST List 24.4142

Mon Oct 21 2013

Confs: Comparative Biolinguistics: An exploratory workshop/Spain

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

Date: 19-Oct-2013
From: Pedro Tiago Martins <ptsgmartinsgmail.com>
Subject: Comparative Biolinguistics: An exploratory workshop
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Comparative Biolinguistics: An exploratory workshop

Date: 28-Nov-2013 - 29-Nov-2013
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Cedric Boeckx
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://biolinguistics-bcn.blogspot.com.es/2013/10/comparative-biolinguistics-exploratory.html

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

BIB is delighted to announce that an exploratory workshop on Comparative Biolinguistics, organized by Cedric Boeckx, will take place at the end of November in Barcelona. There won't be any registration fee, and everyone is welcome to attend.

November 28

Antonio Benítez Burraco (Universidad de Huelva)
Comparative biolinguistics: Why we need a new research program

Cedric Boeckx (ICREA, Universitat de Barcelona)
Goals of the workshop


Aritz Irurtzun (CNRS-IKER)
Prosodic constraints in linguistic theories

Maia Duguine (University of the Basque Country
On the nature of the pro-drop parameter


Lluis Barceló i Coblijn (Universidad de Murcia)
Hominins through communication and language

Tobias Scheer (Université de Nice)
The status and position of phonology in the biolinguistic landscape


Rie Asano (Institute of Musicology, University of Cologne)
Biolinguistics and biomusicology: The quest for uniqueness and modularity of the human mind

Uwe Seifert (Institute of Musicology, University of Cologne)
Cognitive musicology - Towards an evolutionary framework for comparative research on the functional architecture of the musical mind

Conference dinner

November 29

Kleanthes K. Grohmann* & Maria Kambanaros**, Elena Theodorou* & Elena Papadopoulou* (*University of Cyprus, **Cyprus University of Technology)
Specifying the specificity of specific language impairment

Christiana Christodoulou & Kleanthes K. Grohmann (University of Cyprus)
Reflections on the grammar of down syndrome


Maria Kambanaros* & Kleanthes K. Grohmann** (1Cyprus University of Technology, **University of Cyprus)
Verb-noun dissociations across impaired populations

Maria Kambanaros (Cyprus University of Technology)
Instrumentality and the neurobiological underpinnings of verb processing


Valantis Fyndanis (University of Athens, University of Potsdam, Technological Educational Institute of Patras)
Morphosyntactic production in agrammatic aphasia and Alzheimer's disease: Evidence from Greek

Evelina Leivada (Universitat de Barcelona)
The limits of variation across languages and pathologies


Roundtable discussion
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