Thessaloniki, 6-8 September 2011

GALA 2011

Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition

Latest news:

  1. Call for papers
  2. GALA 2009 proceedings now available
  3. GALA 2011 programme is now available
  4. Early registration info
  5. Information on poster presentation
    Poster dimensions should be 70 x 100 cm (width/height).
  6. Photocopies
    Photocopy facilities are not provided at the conference place. Please, bring your own handouts, if possible.
  7. On-site registration
    Monday 17.00-20.00 pm
    Tuesday 8.30-9.15 am
  8. GALA 2013 will take place from 5.-7.9.2013, at the University of Oldenburg, in Oldenburg, Germany.

Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA) wishes to bring together researchers on first and second language acquisition, bilingual acquisition, language pathology, the acquisition of sign language, and brain imaging research for acquisition and pathology within a generative framework. GALA has been previously held in Durham (1993), Groningen (1995), Edinburgh (1997), Potsdam (1999), Palmela (2001), Utrecht (2003), Siena (2005), Barcelona (2007) and Lisbon (2009).

Invited Speakers

Harald Clahsen (University of Essex): 'Grammatical Processing in Late Bilinguals'
Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milan-Bicocca): 'Language acquisition in SLI and Dyslexia'
Chloe Marshall (City University London): 'Specific Language Impairment in Deaf children who use British Sign Language'