17.3651, FYI: Linguistics-related Symposia at AAAS, Feb 15-19

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Date: 04-Dec-2006
From: Lise Menn < Lise.menn at colorado.edu >
Subject: Linguistics-related Symposia at AAAS, Feb 15-19 

	
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Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 10:43:33
From: Lise Menn < Lise.menn at colorado.edu >
Subject: Linguistics-related Symposia at AAAS, Feb 15-19 
 

Symposia of Interest to Linguists - AAAS Annual Meeting, Feb 15-19, 2007
San Francisco
For more information, search patiently at:
www.aaas.org/meetings/Annual_Meeting/

	         Lise Menn, Secretary, Section Z, Language Sciences

180-36 The Dynamics of Extinction (This symposium will examine different
kinds of extinction: the loss of biological species, including the
reduction in the number of hominid species; the disappearance of
distinctive cultures; and the vanishing of specific human languages)
Organized by Thomas Baerwald, National Science Foundation 
Friday, February 16, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM 


90-141 Interplay of Emotion and Cognition: Implications for Learning and
High-Stakes Testing 
Organized by Sian Beilock, University of Chicago 
Saturday, February 17, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

90-130 Hearing Health: The Looming Crisis and What Can Be Done 
Organized by Steven Greenberg, Silicon Speech 
Saturday, February 17, 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM 

90-145 Making Memory: Brain-Behavior Relations in Human and Nonhuman Infants 
Organized by Patricia Bauer, Duke University 
Saturday, February 17, 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM

90-18  Endangered Languages, Knowledge Loss, and Sustainability 
Organized by K. David Harrison, Swarthmore College 
Saturday, February 17, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM 


90-29  Language Revitalization for Societal Well-Being 
Organized by Blair Rudes, University of North Carolina 
Sunday, February 18, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

180-114 Universal Laws Governing Biological Systems 
Organized by Rolf Sinclair, Centro de Estudios Científicos 
Sunday, February 18, 1:45 PM to 4:45 PM


180-31 The Archaeology of the Human Mind: From Petalias to Societies 
Organized by Roberto Gonzalez-Plaza, Northwest Indian College 
Monday, February 19, 9:15 AM to 12:15 PM

180-87 New Knowledge from the New Immigrant Survey 
Organized by Guillermina Jasso, New York University 
Monday, February 19, 9:15 AM to 12:15 PM


Others of possible interest:
180-04 Addiction and the Brain: Are We Hard-Wired to Abuse Drugs? 
Organized by Joanna Fowler, Brookhaven National Laboratory 
Saturday, February 17, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

90-039 The Neurobiology of Chocolate: A Mind-Altering Experience? 
Organized by David Dinges, University of Pennsylvania 
Sunday, February 18, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM 


Casting a wider net (thanks to Susan Goldin-Meadow):

COMMUNICATING SCIENCE
Drawing the Line: Scientific Objectivity and Sustainability Advocacy
How Scientists Interact with the Media: An International Analysis
Improving Media Coverage of Controversial Science and Public Policy
Miscommunications, Misunderstandings, and Mistakes: Gender, Science, and
the Press
Street Science: A Powerful Tool for Science Communication
Who Speaks for Science? Scientific Authority in the 21st Century
Worlds Collide: Why Embedded Communicators Make Sense for Science

   INFOTECH AND NANOTECH
Internet Searching in 2017
Placing the U.S. Cyberinfrastructure in a Global Context
Science, Society, and Shared Cyberinfrastructure: Discovery on the Grid

INTERNATIONAL INTERACTIONS: CONFLICT AND COOPERATION
Education in Developing Countries and the Global Science Web
International Policies on Ethical Research Standards: Are We There Yet?

MIND AND BODY
Does Neuroscience Challenge Moral and Legal Notions of Responsibility?

S&T POLICY FOR INNOVATION, COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainability of Science and Rationales for Research
The Science of Science Policy: Making Sense of Research and Development
Investments
Trends in Intellectual Property Law that Will Impact Sustainable Well-Being

SCIENCE AND POLICY OF SUSTAINABILITY
Life Sciences Research and Biosecurity: A New Paradigm for Scientific
Responsibility
Numbers and Nerves: Affect and Meaning in Risk Information

SEMINARS
Robotics Seminar Part I: Robots -- Our Future's Sustainable Partner
Robotics Seminar Part II: Robots -- The Next 10 Years
Virtual Worlds Seminar Part I: Education, Learning, and Public Diplomacy in
Virtual Worlds
Virtual Worlds Seminar Part II: Research and Therapy in Virtual Worlds

SOCIOLOGY AND POLITICS OF SUSTAINABILITY
Education and Human Resources
Experimental and Observational Studies of Voting Turnout and Voting System
Performance

TEACHING AND LEARNING
Environmental Literacy: Educating for Environmental Well-Being
Environmental Research Charrette: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Education
Scientist and Teacher Partnerships: Strengthening Teaching and Learning at
All Levels of Education
Teaching Sustainable Engineering
The Critical Role of College Science Courses for Nonmajors
The Digital Promise: Using Advanced Learning Technologies To Revolutionize
Education
The Role of Science in Improving and Sustaining Education

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING SOCIETAL RISKS
Life Sciences Research and Biosecurity: A New Paradigm for Scientific
Responsibility 



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