BUCLD 39

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

SATURDAY SYMPOSIUM

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

SUNDAY SYMPOSIUM

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

STUDENT WORKSHOP

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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

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.

Please direct any questions about the conference to langconf@bu.edu.

For changes in author names or affiliations or anything else related to abstracts, please contact abstract@bu.edu.

Boston University Conference on Language Development
96 Cummington Street, Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
U.S.A.
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

Invited Speakers:
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/