Invited Speakers of Plenary Sessions

  - CIL 18  Plenary Sessions: Topics and Invited Speakers

1.  Sign Language: Susan Fischer, Center for Research on Language , UCSD (University of California, San Diego): [email protected]

           Lecture title: Sign language East and West


2.  Evolution of language: Jean Aitchison, Worcester:

     [email protected]

          Lecture title: Lifting the veil: Uncovering language origin and evolution


3. Semantics and Pragmatics: Laurence R Horn, Yale University;  

     laurence.[email protected]

          Lecture title: Pragmatics and the lexicon


4. Syntax: Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers U: [email protected]

         Lecture title: Syntactic constraints


5. The phonological, neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics interface:

   Grzegorz Dogil, Stuttgart U: [email protected]

   [email protected]

     Lecture title: Aspects of the neural representation of spoken language


6. The structure of the lexicon: James Pustejovsky, Brandeis U:

    [email protected]

         Lecture title: : From Concepts to Meaning: The Role of Lexical Knowledge


7. Linguistic rights: Suzanne Romaine, MertonCollege, Oxford U:

    [email protected].

         Lecture title:

                  Language rights, human development and linguistic diversity in a globalizing world


8. Formal semantics: Kiyong Lee, KoreaU: [email protected]

    Lecture title: Formal semantics for interpreting temporal annotation