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Mind-Context Divide Workshop

Conference Location: University Capitol Conference Center

Located on the Second Floor of Iowa City's Old Capitol Mall

Keynote Speaker

Lydia White (McGill Univ.)
Language Acquisition at the Interfaces

Thursday April 30th, 6:00-7:00pm

Room W151 of the John Pappajohn Buisness Building PBB

Plenary Speakers

Jürgen Bohnemeyer (SUNY Buffalo)
Path to second language via Conceptual Structure

Alison Gabriele (Univ. of Kansas)
Mismatches at the Interface: Considering Coercion in L2 acquisition

Andrea Gualmini (Utrecht Univ.)
Towards a model of contextual relevance: The role of the
Question under Discussion from children to adults and back again

Silvina Montrul (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
On Linguistic Complexity, Interfaces, and Incomplete Acquisition

Bonnie Schwartz (Univ. of Hawaii)
The Morphological Problem

Maria Luisa Zubizarreta (Univ. of Southern California)
Two ways of expressing meaning: prosody and syntax. Implications for SLA

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The workshop is made possible by generous funding from the International Programs Major Projects fund, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Bond Funding, the Vice President of Research, as well as the Co-Sponsorships of FLARE/SLA Ph.D program, the Iowa Center for Developmental and Learning Sciences and the Departments of Linguistics and Spanish and Portuguese.

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