G1 Lecture Theatre
Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street
WC1 N1PF London

Forthcoming Seminars

Past Seminars






Forthcoming Seminars

Wednesday 16th August 2006 at 5 pm (room tba) Professor Janet Dean Fodor, PhD Program in Linguistics, City University of New York
Modelling syntactic parameter setting: Implications for SLI research?


back to top











Past Seminars

Thursday 18th May 2006 at 5 pm G1 Lecture Theatre, Chandler House Dr. Sami Boudelaa, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge
When will morphology be special?

Thursday 16th March 2006 at 5.30 pm G1 Lecture Theatre, Chandler House Dr. Celia Jakubowicz, Université Paris
Derivational complexity and “spell out” : Formulation and interpretation of Wh-questions by typically developing French-speaking children and children with Specific Language Impairment

Thursday 2nd February at 5.30 pm G1 Lecture Theatre, Chandler House
Prof. Peter Hagoort Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information, University F.C. Donderscentrum, Netherlands Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Netherlands
What ERPs reveal about the functional architecture of language processing

Monday 23rd January 2006 at 1pm G1 Lecture Theatre, Chandler House
Dr Stavroula Stavrakaki Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
SLI over time: Evidence from the production of wh-questions and relative clauses.

Monday August 1st 2005 (5:00pm):
Letícia Sicuro Corrêa
Laboratório de Psicolingüística e Aquisição da Linguagem,
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
The acquisition of number & gender in Brazilian Portugese

Wednesday 8th June 2005 (5.00 pm)
Professor Risto Näätänen
Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki
The Mismatch Negativity (MMN) - Contribution to Clinical Research

Thursday 21st April 2005 (5.00 pm)
Professor Stephen Crain
Dept. of Linguistics, University of Maryland
Child language and child logic

Thursday 17th February 2005 (5.00 pm):
Dr Anna Christina Nobre
Brain & Cognition Laboratory, University of Oxford
Selective attention to words

Thursday 20th January 2005 (5.00 pm):
Professor Andrew Radford
University of Essex
Wh-pied-piping, wh-doubling, and
wh-splitting in Japanese L2 learners' English

Tuesday 11th January 2005 (5.00 pm):
Professor Laurence Leonard

Dept of Audiology & Speech Sciences, Purdue University, USA
Tense and Agreement in Preschoolers with Specific Language Impairment

Wednesday 24th November 2004 (5.00pm):
Professor Usha Goswami
Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
P-Centres, Rhythm and Reading

Thursday 1st July 2004 (5.00 pm):
Emmanuel Dupoux
Director of Studies
School of the High Studies in Social Sciences
Laboratory of Cognitive Science and Psycholinguistics, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
Plasticity and non-plasticity in Phonological Acquisition

Tuesday 15th June 2004 (5.00 pm):
Jeffrey Lidz

Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University
Competence and performance in the acquisition of quantification.

Thursday 3rd June 2004 (5.00 pm):
Barbara Landau

Johns Hopkins University
Specialization in spatial cognition: Evidence from Williams syndrome.

Thursday 25th March 2004 (5.00 pm):
Professor David Poeppel
College Park, University of Maryland, USA and
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.
Getting from the signal to abstract representation: temporal mechanisms in speech perception

Thursday 18th March 2004 (5.00 pm):
Professor William Marslen-Wilson
MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.
Beyond the past tense: Structure and function in the adult language system

Thursday 22nd January 2004 (5.00 pm):
Professor Susan Gathercole
Psychology Dept, University of Durham, UK.
Working memory deficits in SLI

Thursday 11th December 2003 (5.00 pm):
Professor Ghislaine Deheane-Lambertz
Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et de Psycholinguistique, Paris, France.
Cerebral bases of speech perception in infants before intensive exposure to speech

Friday 5th December 2003 (1.00 pm):
Professor Marina Nespor
University of Ferrara, Italy.
On the different roles of vowels and consonants in language acquisition

Thursday 4th December 2003 (5.00 pm):
Professor Jacques Mehler
Language, Cognition and Development Laboratory Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (International School for Advanced Studies), Trieste, Italy.
Signal driven determinants of development

Tuesday 15th July 2003 (5.00 pm):
Michaela Schmitz
University of Potsdam, Germany
6 month-old German infants’ sensitivity to pause duration as a marker of major syntactic boundaries

Thursday 26th June 2003 (5.00 pm):
Professor Geoffrey Miller
Psychology Department, University of New Mexico, USA
Language, intelligence, and humour through sexual selection: New evidence for ovulatory cycle effects on women's preferences for verbal creativity

Monday 2nd June, 2003 (2.00 pm):
Lila Gleitman

University of Pennsylvania, USA
Language Learning without Maturation or Cognitive Development: an information based theory of lexical acquisition

Friday, 16th May, 2003 (12.00 pm):
Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini

University of Arizona, USA
Language Evolution in the Minimalist Framework


Friday 28th March, 2003 (5.00 pm):
Michael T. Ullman

Departments of Neuroscience, Linguistics, Psychology and Neurology, Georgetown University
Sex Differences in the Neurocognition of Language

Thursday 20th March 2003 (5.00 pm):
Katherine Demuth

Brown University
Prosodic Constraints on the Acquisition of Grammatical Morphology


back to top