17.1223, Confs: General Ling/Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Subject: 17.1223, Confs: General Ling/Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Date: 19-Apr-2006
From: BUCLD 31 < langconf at bu.edu >
Subject: Amsterdam Gender Colloquium ? an International Workshop on Grammatical Gender 

	
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Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 18:35:53
From: BUCLD 31 < langconf at bu.edu >
Subject: Amsterdam Gender Colloquium ? an International Workshop on Grammatical Gender 
 



Amsterdam Gender Colloquium ? an International Workshop on Grammatical Gender 

Date: 15-Sep-2006 - 16-Sep-2006 
Location: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Contact: Jenny Audring 
Contact Email: j.audring at let.vu.nl 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Meeting Description: 

Despite many years of research, grammatical gender still is 'one of the most interesting and difficult of the grammatical categories' (as Corbett says in a recent publication). This two-day workshop is intended for linguists who share the interest and appreciate the difficulties in the phenomenon of grammatical gender. 

CALL FOR PAPERS 
-DEADLINE EXTENSION-
May 15th, 2006

THE 31st ANNUAL BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
NOVEMBER 3-5, 2006

Keynote Speakers:
Roberta Golinkoff, University of Delaware
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Temple University
''Breaking the Language Barrier: The View from the Radical Middle''

Plenary Speaker:
Jurgen M. Meisel, University of Hamburg & University of Calgary
''Multiple First Language Acquisition: A Case for Autonomous Syntactic Development in the Simultaneous Acquisition of More Than One Language''

Lunch Symposium:
''Future Directions in Search of Genes that Influence Language: Phenotypes, Molecules, Brains, and Growth''
Mabel Rice, University of Kansas
Helen Tager-Flusberg, Boston University
Simon Fisher, University of Oxford
Discussant: Gary Marcus, New York University

All topics in the fields of first and second language acquisition from all theoretical perspectives will be fully considered.

All submissions must be received by 8:00 PM EST, May 15, 2006.

For further information regarding the conference, please visit the BUCLD website:
http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/APPLIED/BUCLD/

BUCLD is partially funded by grants from the National Science Foundation (BCS- 0130353) and the National Institutes for Health (R13 HD042130).

Boston University Conference on Language Development
96 Cummington Street, Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
U.S.A.
Telephone: (617) 353-3085
e-mail: langconf at bu.edu





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