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Confs: XVth Scandinavian Conf of Ling, Child lg research

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  1. Helge L=F8drup, Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
  2. Tracy King, CLRF 1996 - schedule and information

Message 1: Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 08:14:05 +0600
From: Helge L=F8drup <>
Subject: Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics (1995, 543
pages) is available from the Department of Linguistics, University of
Oslo. The price is 275 NOK (Norwegian Kroner) if you send us a check;
200 NOK if you pay to our Norwegian postal giro account. The price
includes postage and handling. Prepayment is not necessary. Send your
order to


Nina Kulsrud
Department of Linguistics
Pb 1102, Blindern
N-0317 Oslo

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Professor Helge Lodrup
University of Oslo
Department of Linguistics
Pb 1102, Blindern
N-0317 Oslo, Norway

E-mail: Phone +47 22 85 48 31
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Message 2: CLRF 1996 - schedule and information

Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 14:47:41 PST
From: Tracy King <thkingcsli.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: CLRF 1996 - schedule and information

 Center for the Study of Language & Information, Cordura Hall 100
 Stanford University -- April 12 - 14, 1996
 7.00-7.30 pm Registration
 7.30 pm Introductory Remarks: Eve V. Clark
 7.40 pm Workshop: "Perspectives on an emerging language: creoli-
 zation and critical periods"
 Organizers: Judy A. Kegl (Rutgers University) and John
	 McWhorter (UC Berkeley)
 9.45 pm Reception, Cordura Hall lobby, CSLI

 8.30 am - Registration
 9.00-10.30 am PAPER SESSION - Chair: Helen Shwe
 9.00 am Elise Frank Masur (Northern Illinois University) Mater-
 nal labeling practices and infants' lexical constraints
 9.30 am William E. Merriman & Colleen M. Stevenson (Kent State
 University) A reconsideration of the mutual exclusivity bias
	 in young 2-year-olds

 10.00 am Gedeon Deak (Vanderbilt University) & Michael
	 Maratsos (University of Minnesota) Preschoolers produce
	 multiple words for unfamiliar objects
 10.30-11.00 am Coffee Break
 11.00-12.00 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair: tba
 11.00 am Richard F. S. Hung (University of Hawaii) The role
	 of prosody in the acquisition of grammatical morphemes
 11.30 am Allyson K. Carter & LouAnn Gerken (University of
 Arizona) Functors in early on-line sentence comprehension
 12.00-1.30 pm Lunch Break
 1.30-3.00 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair: Lauren Shapiro
 1.30 pm Werner Deutsch, Angela Wagner, Renate Burchardt,
	 Karen Jahn, & Nina Schulz (Technische Universitaet
	 Braunschweig) From Adam('s) and Eve('s) to mine and yours in
	 singletons and siblings
 2.00 pm Kei Nakamura (University of California, Berkeley)
 Gender-based differences in the language of preschool
 2.30 pm Hrafnhildur Ragnarsdottir (University College of
	 Education, Reykjarvik), Hanne Gram Simonsen (University of
	 Oslo), & Kim Plunkett (University of Oxford) The acquisition
	 of past tense inflection in Icelandic and Norwegian children
 3.00 - 3.30 pm Break
 3.30 - 4.30 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair: Jennifer Arnold
 3.30 pm Hulya Ozcan (Anadolu University, Eski,ehir)
	 Pronominali zation in the narratives of Turkish-speaking
 4.00 pm Norma Jean Gomme & Carolyn Johnson (University of
	 British Columbia) Pronominal reference in 3-year-olds'
 4.30-6.00 pm POSTER SESSION
 Annick De Houwer (Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study,
	 & University of Antwerp) The role of input in the
	 acquisition of past verb forms in English and Dutch:
	 Evidence from a bilingual child
 Susanne Doepke (Monash University) Is the simultaneous
	 acquisition of two languages in early childhood equal to
	 acquiring each of the two languages individually?
 Thierry Nazzi (Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycho-
 linguistique, Paris) Role of prosody in the discrimination
	 of foreign languages by newborns
 Nitya Sethuraman, Adele E. Goldberg, & Judith Goodman (UC
	 San Diego) Using the semantics associated with syntactic
	 frames for interpretation without the aid of non-linguistic
 Helen Goodluck (University of Ottawa), Arhonto Terzi
	 (CUNY-Lehman College), & Gema Chocano Diaz (Instituto Ortega
	 y Gasset, Madrid) A cross-linguistic perspective on the
	 acquisition of PRO
 Thomas Hun-take Lee (Chinese University of Hong Kong) Scope
	 and distributivity in child Mandarin
 Eileen Shu-Hui Chen (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
	 Pragmatic comprehension: Development of Mandarin-speaking
	 children's strategies for interpretation of given and new
 Rushen Shi (University of British Columbia), James Morgan, &
	 Paul Allopenna (Brown University) Phonological and acoustic
	 bases for early grammatical category assignment: A
	 crosslinguistic perspective
 Michael Brent (Johns Hopkins University) & Joost van der
	 Weijer (MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen) Segmentation
	 and word discovery: The interaction of lexical and
	 phonotactic knowledge in Dutch and English
 Heather Goad (McGill University) Codas, word minimality, and
 empty-headed syllables
 Mark Hale & Charles Reiss (Concordia University)
	 Phonological acquisition and the initial ranking of
	 faithfulness constraints

 8.30 am - Registration
 9.00-10.30 am PAPER SESSION - Chair: Maria-Eugenia Nino
 9.00 am Lourdes de Leon (Reed College) The acquisition of
	 vertical path in Tzotzil (Mayan): Language-specific vs
	 cognitive determinants
 9.30 am David P. Wilkins (MPI for Psycholinguistics) The
	 ver balisation of motion events in Arrernte (Central
 10.00 am Sven Stromqvist (University of Gothenburg) and
 Hrafnhildur Ragnarsdottir (University College of Education,
 Reykjarvik) The linguistic encoding of spatial relations in
 Scandinavian child language development
 10.30-11.30 am Coffee Break
 11.00-12.30 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair: Rachel Nordlinger
 11.00 am Letitia Naigles (Yale University) English-speaking
 one-year-olds are verb learners too
 11.30 am Penelope Brown (MPI for Psycholinguistics)
	 Isolating the CVC root in Tzeltal Mayan: a study of
	 children's first verbs
 12.00 pm Masami Nomura (Daito Bunka University) & Yasuhiro
 Shirai (Carnegie Mellon University) Over-extension of
	 intransitive verbs in the acquisition of Japanese

All the meeting sessions will be held in Cordura Hall, Room 100 (at
Center for the Study of Language and Information), Stanford
University. This building is located on Campus Drive, between the
Medical School and the exit onto Junipero Serra Blvd. From Palo Alto,
take Palm Drive, then turn right onto Campus Drive until you see
"CSLI" signposted (a left-hand turn) after passing the Medical School
on your right. For a detailed map, with a zoom on the location of
Cordura Hall , please consult the CSLI

The Proceedings of the 27th Child Language Research Forum (1995) have
been published by the Center for the Study of Language and
Information, Stanford, and are now available from Cambridge University
Press. The Proceedings of previous CLRF meetings pub lished by CSLI
are also available from the same source. Look for CUP's Spring
Catalogue for 1996.


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