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Mon Feb 24 1997

Confs: Child Language Research Forum

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  1. Tracy King, CLRF 1997

Message 1: CLRF 1997

Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 14:34:40 -0800 (PST)
From: Tracy King <thkingcsli.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: CLRF 1997

 Center for the Study of Language & Information, Cordura Hall 100
 Stanford University -- April 25 - 27, 1997



 7.00-7.30 pm Registration

 7.30 pm Introductory Remarks: Eve V. Clark

 7.40 pm Workshop Session: The Pragmatics of Word Learning
 Organized by Michael Tomasello (Emory University) & Dare
 Baldwin (University of Oregon)

 9.45 pm Reception, Cordura Hall Lobby, CSLI


 8.30 am - Registration

 9.00-10.30 am PAPER SESSION - Chair:

 9.00 am Nameera Akhtar (UC Santa Cruz) Characterizing
 English-speaking children's knowledge of SVO word order

 9.30 am Penelope Brown (Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguis-
 tics, The Netherlands) Early Tzeltal verbs: evidence for the
 acquisition of argument structure

 10.00 am Sik Lee Cheung (Tsukuba University, Japan) Causative
 verbs in child Cantonese

 10.30-11.00 am Coffee Break

 11.00-12.00 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair:

 11.00 am Diane Ohala (University of Arizona) Medial cluster
 reduction in early child speech

 11.30 am Allyson Carter & LouAnn Gerken (University of Arizona)
 Evidence for adult prosodic representations in weak syllable
 omissions of young children

 12.00-2.00 pm Lunch Break

 2.00-3.00 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair:

 2.00 pm Richard P. Meier (University of Texas at Austin)
 Motoric constraints on early sign acquisition

 2.30 pm Nini Hoiting (Royal Netherlands Institute for the Deaf
 "H. D. Guyot", Haren, The Netherlands) Early bilingual develop-
 ment in Dutch and Sign Language of the Netherlands: a case study

 2.30-3.00 pm Break

 3.00 - 4.00 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair:

 3.00 pm Karen Emmorey & Judy Reilly (The Salk Institute) The
 development of quotation and depicted action: conveying perspec-
 tive in ASL

 3.30 pm Tataaki Suzuki (University of Hawaii) Children's
 comprehension of Japanese passives: a different perspective

 4.00-6.00 pm POSTER SESSION

 E. Jane Fee & Karen Shaw (Dalhousie University, Canada) More
 evidence for the nonuniversality of pitch modifications in
 child-directed speech

 Kearsy Cormier, Claude Mauk, & Ann Repp (University of Texas at
 Austin) Manual babbling in deaf and hearing infants: a longitu-
 dinal study

 Susan M. Powers (University of Potsdam, Germany) Children's nom-
 inals: reduced purpose clauses or innovative compounds?

 Karin Stromswold & Kai Zimmerman (Rutgers University) Acquisition
 of negation in German

 Patricia J. Brooks & Michael Tomasello (Emory University) How
 children avoid overgeneralization errors when acquiring transi-
 tive and intransitive verbs

 Chutatip Chiraporn Yumitani (Bangkok Patana School, Bangkok,
 Thailand) The acquisition of the causative alternation in Thai

 Robert Bayley, Alicia Alvarez-Calder'n (University of Texas at
 San Antonio) & Sandra Schecter (York University, Canada) Tense
 and aspect in Mexican-origin children's Spanish: A prototype
 account of language attrition

 Sirkka Vanttila (University of Oulu, Finland, & UC San Diego)
 Coining complex compounds in Finnish

 Tania Zamuner & LouAnn Gerken (University of Arizona) Young
 children's production of coda's in different prosodic environ-


 8.30 am - Registration

 9.30-10.30 am PAPER SESSION - Chair:

 9.30 am Maquela Brizuela, Mariela Gil, & Elaine Andersen
 (University of Southern California) A discourse and social dis-
 tribution analysis of BUENO in the pretend-play of Argentinean

 10.00 am Martha Crago (McGill University, Canada) & Shanley E.
 M. Allen (Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Nether-
 lands) Issues of complexity in English and Inuktitut child-
 directed speech

 10.30-11.00 am Coffee Break

 11.00-12.30 pm PAPER SESSION - Chair:

 11.00 am Csaba Pleh (Center for Advanced Study in the
 Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, & Lerand Eotvos University, Hun-
 gary) Early spatial case markers in Hungarian children: a
 CHILDES study

 11.30 am Twila Z. Tardif (Chinese University of Hong Kong) &
 Susan A. Gelman (University of Michigan) Putting the 'Noun Bias'
 in context: a comparison of Mandarin and English

 12.00 noon D. Geoffrey Hall (University of British Columbia,
 Canada) & Susan A. Graham (University of Calgary, Canada) Beyond
 mutual exclusivity: children use lexical form class information
 to constrain word-referent mapping



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 postmarked no later than March 20, 1997. (Walk-in registration
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