LINGUIST List 3.706

Fri 18 Sep 1992

Confs: BU Conference on Language Development

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  1. BU Conference on Language Development, BU Conference reminder

Message 1: BU Conference reminder

Date: Wed, 16 Sep 92 10:19:26 -0BU Conference reminder
From: BU Conference on Language Development <>
Subject: BU Conference reminder

		 The preregistration deadline for the
		BU Conference on Language Development
			 is October 9, 1992
	 (see below for how to obtain more information)

 17th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development

 October 23, 24 and 25, 1992

 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: George Miller, Princeton University
 "Looking through the Lexicon"

 PLENARY SPEAKERS: Jean Aitchison, London School of Economics
 "Shuddering Halt or Sudden Spurt?
 The Linguistic Development of Pre-Adolescents"

 Ken Hale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 "On Resisting Language Loss: The Human Value
 of Local Languages"

Sessions include first and second language acquisition of syntax,
morphology, phonology, lexical and conceptual knowledge, discourse,
narrative and literacy, social and cultural aspects of language use, as
well as exceptional language, language processing, and bilingualism.


For more information:

 A preliminary program, pre-registration form, and information about
hotels, discounts on domestic air fares, and child care arrangements,
are available via e-mail. If you send a message to
you will receive an automated reply that contains these materials.

 Early in August, these materials were sent by regular mail to those
who are on our mailing list. (Speakers are urged to wait to pre-
register until they receive that mailing.)

 Anyone who plans to attend the conference is advised to make hotel
arrangements as soon as possible.

 If you have any questions, or if you would like to add your address
to our regular mailing list or inform us of a change in address,
please send e-mail to, phone 617-353-3085,
fax 617-353-6218, or write to:
 Boston University Conference on Language Development
 138 Mountfort Street
 Boston, MA 02215
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