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  • Don Osborn
    FYI. Includes, among other topics, second language development, and literacy development. (Fwd from Linguist list). DZO Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 12:28:03 -0400
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      FYI. Includes, among other topics, second language development, and
      literacy development. (Fwd from Linguist list). DZO

      Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 12:28:03 -0400 (EDT)
      From: langconf <langconf@...>
      Subject: 29th Boston University Conference on Language Development


      29th Boston University Conference on Language Development
      Short Title: BUCLD 29

      Date: 05-Nov-2004 - 07-Nov-2004
      Location: Boston, MA, United States of America
      Contact: Seungwan Ha
      Contact Email: langconf@...
      Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD

      Linguistic Sub-field: Language
      Acquisition


      Meeting Description:

      The conference includes about 90 papers and 40 posters in such areas
      as theoretical approaches to language acquisition, cross-cultural
      language development, second language development, language
      disorders, and literacy development.

      The 29th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
      will be held at Boston University, November 5-7, 2004. Our invited
      speakers are:

      Elizabeth S. Spelke, Harvard University
      ''Language and core knowledge''
      Keynote address, Friday, November 5 at 8:00 pm

      Ken Wexler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      ''Beauty and awe: Language acquisition as high science''
      Plenary address, Saturday, November 6 at 5:45 pm

      Michael Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
      and
      Stephen Crain, University of Maryland - College Park
      ''Where does grammar come from? A debate on the nature of child
      language acquisition''
      Lunchtime symposium, Saturday, November 6 at 12:00 pm

      The full conference schedule, with 87 papers and 44 posters, is
      available at:
      http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/schedule.htm

      Pre-registration for BUCLD 29 is now available at:
      http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/prereg.htm

      More information about BUCLD is available at our website:
      http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD

      Sincerely,
      Alejna Brugos, Rossie Clark-Cotton, and Seungwan Ha
      BUCLD 29 Co-organizers
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