THE 39th ANNUAL BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
NOVEMBER 7-9, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Richard Aslin, University of Rochester
From sounds to words to grammatical categories: The role of distributional learning
Plenary Speaker: Katherine Demuth, Macquarie University
Prosodic effects on the emergence of grammatical morphemes: Evidence from perception and production
Perception and social interpretation of linguistic variation in infants and children
Amanda Seidl, Purdue University
Laura Wagner, Ohio State University
Katherine Kinzler, University of Chicago
Learning to think ahead – thinking ahead to learn: The role of prediction in language learning and use across the lifespan
Theres Grüter, University of Hawai‘i
Arielle Borovsky, Florida State University
Edith Kaan, University of Florida
Kara D. Federmeier, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Edward W. Wlotko, Tufts University
This year, for the first time, we will be holding a special session aimed at students and post-docs. The speaker will be Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland). He will be speaking in his capacity as Editor-in-Chief of Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics, about the publication process. This session will take place from 1-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 9th, after the lunchtime symposium.
For poster presenters: The dimensions of the board for mounting posters is 36 (HEIGHT) x 48 (WIDTH) inches, and although landscape orientation is recommended, you may orient it as you wish. If your poster is larger than 36 x 48 inches, you may have trouble mounting your poster to the board. Binder clips will be provided for your use.
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Boston University Conference on Language Development
96 Cummington Street, Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: (617) 353-3085
SOCIETY FOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
This year’s SLD Symposium will take place on Thursday, November 6.
Topic: The Representation of Number: Origins and Development
Elizabeth Spelke, Harvard University
Elizabeth Brannon, Duke University
Jessica Cantlon, University of Rochester
Information about SLD can be found at their website: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/