Language Acquisition Workshop (LAW18)

Language Acquisition Workshop (LAW18)

Event Name Language Acquisition Workshop (LAW18)
Start Date 9 Aug 2018
End Date 10 Aug 2018
Duration 2 days

The Language Program of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) is hosting a two-day international workshop on the nature of human language. This workshop brings together distinguished international and national researchers (from China, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, The Netherlands, USA and Australia) who work on language acquisition in the generative framework, with emphasis on young children's knowledge of universal principles of syntax and semantics. The workshop will consist of both theoretical perspectives on the nature of language acquisition as well as reports of research findings that bear on linguistic theory. In addition to the invited talks, the workshop will allow ample time for participants to focus on directions for future research in child language, both within and across languages.


  • Level 1 Lecture Theatre, Australian Hearing Hub, 16 University Avenue, Macquarie University.

Invited Speakers

  • Professor Adriana Belletti, University of Geneva, Switzerland, University of Siena, Italy
  • Dr Emmanuel Chemla, École Normale Supérieure, France
  • Professor Takuya Goro, Tsuda University, Japan
  • Professor Maria-Teresa Guasti, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
  • Dr Loes Koring, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Professor Terje Lohndal, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Professor Luigi Rizzi, University of Geneva, Switzerland, University of Siena, Italy
  • Dr Lyn Tieu, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • Associate Professor Peng Zhou, Tsinghua University, China

For more information including registration, click here.

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