CSMN interdisciplinary workshop: Language Acquisition and Concept Formation

Program:

 

Thursday August 14th

  • 9:30 - 10:00  coffee--opening remarks
  • 10:00-11:00 Eve Clark (Stanford): Interaction promotes the acquisition of language and concepts
  • 11:15-12:15 Imac Zambrana (Oslo): The focus of social initiatives and subsequent joint construction of linguistic meaning during child-parent interplays at 1, 2 and 3 years of age
  • 12:15-13:45  Lunch
  • 13:45-14:45 Ingrid Lossius Falkum (Oslo): Acquiring reference: the case of metonymy
  •  15:00-16:00 Endre Begby (Simon Fraser): Language from the Ground Up: A Study of Homesign Communication
  •  16:00-17:00 Open discussion

 

Friday August 15th

  •  10:00-11:00 Seyda Özçalışkan (Georgia State): Gesture’s helping hand in language learning
  •  11:15-12:15 Marit Westergaard (Tromsø): Child language acquisition of information structure and word order variation
  •  12:15-13:45 Lunch
  •  13:45-14:45 Philippe Rochat (Emory): Human self-conscious mind in early development
  •  15:00-16:00 Lotte Thomsen (Oslo): Core Forms of Social Relations
  •  16:00-17:00 Open discussion
  •  20:00: Workshop dinner
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Abstracts (PDF)

 

Correspondence:  b.t.ramberg@csmn.uio.no

Organizer

Ingrid Lossius Falkum (CSMN, Oslo), Francisco Pons (Department of Psychology, UiO) and Bjørn Ramberg (CSMN, Oslo)
Published Aug. 14, 2014 9:30 AM - Last modified Aug. 14, 2014 9:32 AM