Below you will find the schedule of speakers, along with more detailed information about their presentations. A powerpoint projector will be available in the room. All talks will take place at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in the Galleria II (Ballroom level).

Thursday, Jan 5

7:30am-8:30am: Continental Breakfast

8:30am-12:00pm: Input & Syntactic Acquisition

8:30am-8:35am: Lisa Pearl & Jon Sprouse
Brief Introduction

8:35am-9:10am: Virginia Valian
Input and Innateness

Abstract for Virginia Valian's talk

9:10am-9:45am: Misha Becker
Inanimacy in the input:
How a very infrequent cue can still be very powerful

Abstract for Misha Becker's talk


Coffee break

9:55am-10:30am: Bob Frank
Learning Recursion

Abstract for Bob Frank's talk


10:30am-11:05am: Alexander Clark
Weak and strong learning of syntax

Abstract for Alexander Clark's talk


11:05am-11:30am: Lisa Pearl & Jon Sprouse
Syntactic Islands without Universal Grammar

Abstract for Lisa Pearl & Jon Sprouse's talk


Open discussion with all speakers

12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch break (on your own)

1:00pm-3:30pm: PsychoCompLA

ISA2012 Registration is Free
  • This workshop is free and open to all, though you must also register for the LSA annual meeting to attend.
    To register for the workshop and the LSA meeting together, use this link:
    LSA + ISA registration,
    with sister society passcode PSYCHOCOMP2012.
    (Note: capitalization matters.)

Contact Info
Lisa Pearl & Jon Sprouse
3151 Social Science Plaza Irvine, CA 92697

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