15.3356, Confs: Language Acquisition/Essen, Germany

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Subject: 15.3356, Confs: Language Acquisition/Essen, Germany                                                                                                                                                                     

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Date: 28-Nov-2004
From: Louise Röska-Hardy < louise.roeska-hardy at uni-dortmund.de >
Subject: Language, Nature and Culture: Innate or Acquired? 

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Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 16:45:54
From: Louise Röska-Hardy < louise.roeska-hardy at uni-dortmund.de >
Subject: Language, Nature and Culture: Innate or Acquired? 

Language, Nature and Culture: Innate or Acquired? 

Date: 06-Dec-2004 - 07-Dec-2004 
Location: Essen, Germany 
Contact: Monika Wühle 
Contact Email: monika.wuehle at kwi-nrw.de 
Meeting URL: http://www.kwi-nrw.de

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition 

Meeting Description: 

The conference will investigate issues of nativism with respect to first
language acquisition, biology and culture. 

Monday, December 6, 2004, 1.00 p.m.

Session I: First Language Acquisition
Prof. Dr. Elena Lieven (Max Planck Institute-EVA, Leipzig/Manchester)
''Constructing language: the interplay between creativity and input''
Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen (Essex) 
''Distinct patterns of language impairment in Down Syndrome, William
Syndrome, and SLI''
PD Dr. Hilke Elsen (München)
Dr. Michael Thomas (Birkbeck College/University College London) 

Public Lecture 6.15 p.m.:
Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Grießhaber (Münster) 
''Sprache und Spracherwerb - im Spannungsfeld theoretischer Konzepte und
empirischer Forschung''

Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 9.00 a.m.

Session II: Biological Endowment and Environment
Prof. Dr. Hans-Rainer Duncker (Gießen)
''Evolutionary changes in body and behavior: Prerequisites for the
development of society, language and culture in humans''
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Bothe (Münster)
''Freedom of will as an issue beyond modern brain research and 
Prof. Dr. Dieter Sturma (Duisburg-Essen)
PD Dr. Mathias Gutmann (Marburg)

Session III: Culture and Modularity
Prof. Dr. Dan Sperber (CRNS/Institut Jean Nicod, Paris) 
''Culture and modularity''
Dr. Malinda Carpenter (Max Planck Institute-EVA, Leipzig) 
''Understanding and sharing intentions: the origins of cultural cognition''
Prof. Dr. Daniel Andler (Université de Paris-Sorbonne/Ecole normale supérieure)
Prof. Dr. Richard Samuels (King's College, London)

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