BUCLD 42

THE 42nd ANNUAL BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

NOVEMBER 3–5, 2017

Invited speakers:
Keynote speaker: Jenny Saffran (University of Wisconsin—Madison) “Statistical learning and the emerging lexicon”
Plenary speaker: Núria Sebastián Gallés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) “Divide and conquer: The onset of bilingualism”
Student workshop speaker: Janet Randall (Northeastern University)  “One talk, 3 ways”

Symposia:
Saturday symposium: “On links between language development and extra-linguistic cognitive knowledge: What we can learn from autism”
Presenters:
Jeannette Schaeffer
Stephanie Durrleman
Inge-Marie Eigsti

Sunday symposium: “Event concepts and early word learning”
Presenters:
Alon Hafri, Brent Strickland, Anna Papafragou, & John Trueswell
Jeffrey Lidz, Alexander Williams, & Laurel Perkins
Sudha Arunachalam & Angela Xiaoxue He

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Questions should be sent to langconf@bu.edu

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

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SOCIETY FOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (SLD)

This year’s SLD Symposium will take place on Thursday, November 2, from 1:00 – 6:00 pm

The topic is Formal models of statistical inference

Invited speakers:

Virginia Valian, Hunter College
Charles Yang, University of Pennsylvania
Roger Levy, MIT

Information about SLD can be found at their website: http://www2.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/symposium.html


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