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The Society for Language Development announces this year's Symposium

Formal models of statistical inference

Invited Speakers:

Virginia Valian, Hunter College
Charles Yang, University of Pennsylvania
Roger Levy, MIT

Thursday, November 2, from 1:00 - 6:00 pm

George Sherman Union
Boston University
775 Commonwealth Ave.

A reception will follow

To pre-register for the symposium, as well as the BU Conference on Language Development, go to

BUCLD home page:

The cost of registration for the symposium is $20 for members, $10 for student members; $50 for non-members, $25 for student non-members

SLD Student Award:

The Society for Language Development invites applications for the SLD Student Award. This award is intended to help defray the costs of attending the Symposium, for graduate students who are presenting papers or posters at BUCLD. The award includes a year's free membership in the Society for Language Development, free admission to this year's SLD Symposium, and a cash award of $75. Applicants should send a CV and their accepted BUCLD abstract (paper, poster, or alternate status) by email to Cynthia Fisher at ; applications are due by Oct 7. Up to two graduate students whose CVs show a record of achievement and of sustained interest in interdisciplinary research will be selected. Award recipients will be notified by email before the conference (approximately Oct 15), and the awards will be announced at the SLD Symposium on Thursday, November 2.

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