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Fri Sep 14 2018

Confs: Cognitive Science, Language Acquisition/USA

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Date: 12-Sep-2018
From: Anna Papafragou <>
Subject: 2018 Symposium of the Society for Language Development
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2018 Symposium of the Society for Language Development

Date: 01-Nov-2018 - 01-Nov-2018
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Anna Papafragou
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Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

Understanding other minds: Insights from animal cognition, human development, and language

Invited Speakers:

Alexandra Rosati, University of Michigan
Gyorgy Gergely, Central European University
Jill de Villiers, Smith College

Thursday, November 1, 2018, from 1:00 – 6:00 pm

George Sherman Union
Boston University
775 Commonwealth Ave.

A reception will follow.

To pre-register for the symposium, as well as the BU Conference on Language Development, go to the BUCLD registration page ( The cost of registration for the symposium is $20 for members, $10 for student members; $50 for non-members, $25 for student non-members.

SLD Student Award:

The Society for Language Development invites applications for the SLD Student Award. This award is intended to help defray the costs of attending the Symposium, for graduate students who are presenting papers or posters at BUCLD. The award includes a year’s free membership in the Society for Language Development, free admission to this year’s SLD Symposium, and a cash award of $75. Applicants should send a CV and their accepted BUCLD abstract (paper, poster, or alternate status) by email to Cynthia Fisher at; applications are due by October 1. Up to two graduate students whose CVs show a record of achievement and of sustained interest in interdisciplinary research will be selected. Award recipients will be notified by email before the conference (approximately Oct 15), and the awards will be announced at the SLD Symposium on Thursday, November 1.

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