Eve Clark

Stanford University


Helen Tager-Flusberg

Boston University

Location: Groningen, the Netherlands

Date: Saturday, January 24 & Sunday, January 25, 2009


Prof. Dr. Petra Hendriks

Dr. Charlotte Koster

Drs. Sanne Kuijper

Gisi Cannizzaro, MA

Jacolien van Rij, MSc



Marie-Anne Zuidhof

Alma Veenstra

Sandrien van Ommen

Myrthe Faber



email: RASCAL @

Relating Asymmetries between Speech & Comprehension in the Acquisition of Language

This conference is supported by a grant from NWO (Vici grant no. 277-70-005) for the project Asymmetries in Grammar


Select photos from the conference can be viewed here

Some presentations from the conference now are available on the PROGRAM page.



Abstract submission deadline, September 22, 2008

Notification of acceptance, October 27, 2008

Pre-registration opens, October 24, 2008

Preliminary program available, October 24, 2008

Pre-registration ends, December 10, 2008

Online registration closes at 10PM, January 22, 2009



LOT Winter School:

The conference will take place in the weekend between the two-week LOT Winterschool, also held in Groningen, which will make it practical for PhD students to attend the conference. There is a reduced conference fee for PhD students.


Pre-conference Seminar cancelled:

Prof. Lila Gleitman's pre-conference seminar that was scheduled for Friday, January 23, 2009, on the interface between language and cognition has been cancelled.


Other conferences:

CLIN, the 19th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands will take place on Thursday, January 22, 2009. CLIN is held in conjunction with TLT 7, The 7th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, which will take place in Groningen on January 23-24, 2009.