19.2263, Confs: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics/Netherlands

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Subject: 19.2263, Confs: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics/Netherlands

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Date: 16-Jul-2008
From: Annemarie Kerkhoff < annemarie.kerkhoff at let.uu.nl >
Subject: Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research


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Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 09:30:54
From: Annemarie Kerkhoff [annemarie.kerkhoff at let.uu.nl]
Subject: Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research
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Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research 
Short Title: EMLAR 

Date: 07-Nov-2008 - 09-Nov-2008 
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands 
Contact: Annemarie Kerkhoff 
Contact Email: emlar at let.uu.nl 
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/emlar/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics 

Meeting Description: 

Fifth workshop on Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research (EMLAR
V). Lectures and hands-on sessions on practical aspects of language acquisition

We are glad to announce that the fifth edition of EMLAR (Experimental Methods in
Language Acquisition Research) will take place in Utrecht (The Netherlands) from
Friday the 7th till Sunday the 9th of November 2008 with a new program. The
workshop aims at training advanced MA and PhD students working on first and
second language acquisition in experimental research. The workshop consists of a
series of lectures given by experts in various domains of language acquisition
research. Lectures cover language testing methods, statistics, phonological
acquisition, language impairments and online sentence processing among other
things. Participants are also offered practical sessions on PRAAT, SPSS,
statistics with R, CELEX, CHILDES and CGN.

The full program of EMLAR V and details about registration can be found at:
For further questions, contact us at: emlar at let.uu.nl.

Deadline for registration: 31-Sep-2008

Lectures: Invited speakers and topics

Ewa Dabrowska (University of Sheffield) - Language Testing Methods
Emmanuel Dupoux (LSCP, Paris) - Infant Studies and Neuroimaging Techniques
Paula Fikkert (University of Nijmegen) - Experimental Approaches to Studying
Infant Language Acquisition
Charles Hulme (University of York) - Reading Development and Disorder: Testing
Causal Models
Elena Lieven (MPI Leipzig, University of Manchester) - Corpus-Based Research
Theodore Marinis (University of Reading) - Online Sentence Processing
Marina Nespor (University of Milan, Bicocca) - Different Mechanisms of Early
Language Acquisition)
Alexandra Perovic (UCL, London/MIT) - Investigating Language in Atypically
Developing Populations
Toni Rietveld (Radboud University Nijmegen) - Introduction to Statistics and
Experimental Design
Jeannette Schaeffer (Ben Gurion University) - Considerations in Developing a
Diagnostic Test Battery for Hebrew (Grammatical) SLI
Margaret Snowling (University of York) - Dyslexia and Language Impairment:
Theory and Intervention
Sharon Unsworth (Utrecht University) - Comparative Studies in L2 Acquisition:
Method and Theory

Workshops: Invited speakers and topics

Paul Boersma (UvA, Amsterdam) - PRAAT
Cecile de Cat (University of Leeds) - CHILDES
Nicole Grégoire (Utrecht University) - CGN (Corpus Spoken Dutch)
Roeland van Hout (Radboud University, Nijmegen) - SPSS B (Advanced)
Esther Janse (Utrecht University) - SPSS A (Introductory)
Jacqueline van Kampen (Utrecht University) - CHILDES
Emmanuel Keuleers (University of Antwerpen) - CELEX (Introductory and Advanced)
Hugo Quené (Utrecht University) - Statistics with R


Sergio Baauw
Andrea Gualmini
Annemarie Kerkhoff
Loes Koring
Luisa Meroni

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