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LINGUIST List 23.3275

Thu Aug 02 2012

Confs: Language Acquisition/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 01-Aug-2012
From: Ana Mineiro <amineiroics.lisboa.ucp.pt>
Subject: 1st Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition
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1st Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition

Date: 21-Mar-2013 - 23-Mar-2013
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Ana Mineiro
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ics.lisboa.ucp.pt/site/custom/template/ucptpl_fac.asp?SSPAGEID=934&lang=1&artigoID=365

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

1st International Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition

The main goal of this conference is to spread robust knowledge on language acquisition, mainly on sign language acquisition. Topics surrounding monolingual and bimodal acquisition, sign language acquisition as L2 and developmental sign language disorders will be approached as well as the interface between language acquisition and neuroscience.

Draft of the Program (printable version)

21 March

Keynote speakers:
9-10h30
Monolingual Language Acquisition: Oral and signed
João Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Ann Baker (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

Coffee Break

11h00-13h00
Oral Communications:

Keynote speakers:
14-14h45
Sign Language Acquisition as L2
Deborah Chen Pichler (Gallaudet University)

Coffee Break

15-18h45
Oral Communications

22 March

Keynote speakers:
9-10h30
Bimodal Language Acquisition
Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
Ronice Müller de Quadros (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)

Coffee Break

11h00-13h00
Oral Communications

Keynote speakers:
14-15h30
Bimodal Language Acquisition
Caterina Donati (Università di Urbino)
Ana Mineiro (Instituto de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade Católica Portuguesa)

Coffee Break

16-18h45
Oral Communications


23 March

Keynote speakers:
9-10h30
Developmental Sign Language Disorders
Gary Morgan (City University of London)
David Quinto Pozos (University of Texas)

Coffee Break

11-13h00
Oral Communications

Keynote speakers
14-15h00
Brain and Language Acquisition
Alexandre Castro-Caldas (Instituto de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade Católica Portuguesa)

Coffee Break

15h30-18h00
Poster Sessions



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