III Congreso de ALFAL Región Noroeste de Europa 21-22 junio de 2007


Facultad de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Oxford, Gran Bretaña

How to get to Oxford/Cómo llegar a Oxford
How to get to Taylor Institution, 1/Cómo llegar al Inst. Tayloriano 1
How to get to Taylor Institution, 2/Cómo llegar al Inst. Tayloriano 2
See also/véase también http://www.streetmap.co.uk

Programme

III ALFAL-NE

Linguistic theories and the biological foundations of human language: a dialogue 21-22 June 2007

Taylor Institution, Oxford

Thursday, 21 June 2007

9.00-9.25 Registration.

9.25-9.30 Opening: Dr Paloma Garcia-Bellido (Linguistics, Oxford, UK)

Session I Chair: Dr Tim Crow (SANE, POWIC, Oxford, UK)

9.30-10.30 Invited Key Note Speaker: Dr Simon Fisher (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK) "Molecular windows into the neural basis of speech and language"

10.30-11.00 Dr Jennifer Gurd et al. (Clinical Neurology, Oxford, UK) "Twin studies of language lateralization: pros and cons"

Coffee

Session II: Chair: Prof. John Marshall (Clinical Neurology, Oxford, UK)

11. 30-12.00 Dr Tim Crow et. al. (SANE POWIC, Oxford, UK) "The PCDHXY gene pair as the language gene?"

12.00-12.30 Dr Patricia Gough et al. (FMRIB & Experimental psychology, Oxford, UK) "It sounds like grammar: co-localisation of phonological and grammatical function in LIFG"

12.30-1.00 Dr Kate Watkins (Experimental Psychology & FMRIB, Oxford, UK) "Structural and Functional brain abnormalities associated with developmental stuttering"

1.00 Guided visit to the Taylor Institution Library

Lunch

Session III Chair: Dr David Cram (Linguistics,Oxford,UK)

2.30-3.30 Invited speaker: Dr Julio González Alvarez (Clinical Psycho-biology, Castellón, Spain) "Brain and Language: the neural representation of words and their meanings"

3.30-4.00 Dr Barbara O'Connor et al. (CUNY, USA) "Neurolinguistics of Spanish: Agrammatism and Verb-Form Regularity'

4.00-4.30 Dr Paloma Garcia-Bellido (Linguistics, Oxford, UK) "Can synaesthesia research help to understand linguistic behaviour?"

Coffee

Session IV: Chair: Prof. Mary Dalrymple (Linguistics, Oxford, UK)

5.00-5.30 Dr Dayna Cueva Alegría (Syracuse, NY, USA) "A moraic analysis of central Quechua Long vowels"

5.30-6.00 Mr Ivan Ortega-Santos (Maryland, USA) "On constraints on syntactic movement and the brain"

6.00-6.30 Dr Greg Kochansky (Phonetics Lab, Oxford, UK) "Maintaining Discrete Linguistic Objects in the Brain"

Friday, 22 June 2007

Session V. Chair: Dr Stephen Parkinson (Linguistics, Oxford, UK)

9:00-10.00 Invited speaker: Dr Nuria Sebastian-Galles (Psychology,GRNC-PCB, Barcelona, Spain) "The cognitive neuroscience of bilingualism"

10.00-10.30 Dr Sebastian Crutch (Institute of Neurology, UCL, UK) "Structurally different representational frameworks underpinning abstract and concrete words: evidence from neuropsychological studies of stroke aphasia"

Coffee

Session VI: Chair: Prof. Martin Maiden (Centre for Romance Linguistics, Oxford, UK)

11.00-11.30 Dr Laura Spoturno et al. (Science and Technology, La Plata, Argentina) "Plurilinguismo en el discurso literario: un acercamiento a la obra narrativa de Sandra Cisneros"

11.30-12.00 Dr Bob De Jonge (Romance Languages, Gröningen, Netherlands) "Cocoliche, lengua híbrida entre italiano y español en la región del rio de La Plata: fenómenos lingüísticos"

12:00-12.30 Dr Denise Eljatib et al. (Language sciences, Rouen, France ) "Las representaciones lingüísticas docentes en el marco de una educación plurilingüe"

12:45 Guided visit to Duke Humphrey's Library, Bodleian Library.

Lunch

Session VII: Chair: Dr Nuria Sebastian-Galles (Psychology& GRNC-PCB, Barcelona, Spain)

2.30-3.30 Invited speaker: Dr Manuel Carreiras (Cognitive neurosciences, La Laguna, Spain) "From letters to words: The impact of sub-lexical processes in visual word recognition"

3.30-4.01 Dr Laura Miñones et al. (Neuropsychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina) "Priming sintáctico basado en rasgos léxicos. Una experiencia con verbos aislados en la producción de oraciones en español"

4.00-4.30 Dr Juan Larrinaga ( Educational Sciences,Montevideo, Uruguay) "Reading processing in University students"

Coffee

Session VIII: Chair: Dr John Coleman (Phonetics Lab, Oxford, UK)

5.00-5.30 Dr Riikka Möttönen (Experimental Psychology &FMRIB, Oxford, UK) "Speech-specific auditory processing in the human brain"

5.30-6.00 Dr Elizabeth Ljalba et al. (CUNY, USA) "Phonological-Orthographical and Automaticity Deficits in Spanish Speakers Learning English"

6:00-6.30 Prof. Ruth Kempson et al. (KCL, UK) "Language processing and syntactic change"

7.00 Closing Reception at St Cross College
7:30 Dinner St Cross College

Thanks to the generous support of the following institutions
-The Committee for Comparative Philology, Linguistics and Phonetics, University of Oxford
-The Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Oxford
-St Cross College, Oxford

In order to estimate numbers for dinner at St Cross College, interested people are encouraged to reserve in advance writing to alfal.neiii@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk. Numbers must go firm by noon of Tuesday 19 June.

Volver al índice


These pages are hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Page created: 20 October, 2006
© 2006. Disclaimer & Copyright
Webmanager -> r.de.jonge@rug.nl