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LINGUIST List 25.1056

Mon Mar 03 2014

Calls: Language Acquisition, Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Mar-2014
From: Elizabeth Grillo <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: Boston University Conference on Language Development
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Full Title: Boston University Conference on Language Development
Short Title: BUCLD

Date: 07-Nov-2014 - 09-Nov-2014
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact Person: Elizabeth Grillo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.bu.edu/bucld

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

Call Deadline: 15-May-2014

Meeting Description:

39th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
November 7-9, 2014

Keynote Speaker:

Richard Aslin, University of Rochester
“From sounds to words to grammatical categories: The role of distributional learning”

Plenary Speaker:

Katherine Demuth, Macquarie University
“Prosodic effects on the emergence of grammatical morphemes: Evidence from perception and production”

General conference information is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld.

Boston University Conference on Language Development
96 Cummington Street, Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: (617) 353-3085

Call for Papers:

We are now soliciting proposals for 90-minute symposia for the Boston University Conference on Language Development. Please note that submissions of abstracts for 20-minute talks and poster presentations are not being solicited at this time.

Submissions of abstracts for 20-minute talks will be accepted beginning April 1 at:

Deadline: All submissions must be received by 8:00 PM EST, May 15, 2014.

Submissions that present research on any topic in the fields of first and second language acquisition from any theoretical perspectives will be fully considered, including:

- Artificial languages
- Bilingualism
- Cognition & language
- Creoles & pidgins
- Dialects
- Discourse and narrative
- Gesture
- Hearing impairment and deafness
- Input & interaction
- Language disorders
- Linguistic theory
- Neurolinguistics
- Pragmatics
- Pre-linguistic development
- Reading and literacy
- Signed languages
- Sociolinguistics
- Speech perception & production

A suggested format and style for abstracts is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld/abstracts/abstract-format/

Further Information:

Questions about symposia or abstracts should be sent to langconfbu.edu.

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