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the romance turn

A new edition of The Romance Turn is being organized in Bucharest

experimental psycholinguistics conference

A new edition of The EPC Conference is being organized in Menorca with two workshops.


During the EPC Conference a new edition of the Workshop on SLI is being organized.


The Psycholinguistics Institute in Madrid is a project to promote the study of language with experimental methods. We do research on language acquisition, language processing and language disorders. We primarily work on the acquisition of morphosyntax. We have published on the acquisition of agreement, aspect, clitics, mood, tense and quantifiers. Events on related topics are usually organized from the people involved into the psycholinguistic institute: So far we have hosted the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition Conference, the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference, the Romance Turn, Facing Movement, Meetings Clitics, and the Barcelona Linguistic Institute. You can browse the events section to check out the next events. Last events that took place were the "Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference" and "the Workshop on Specific Language Impairment". Our Work has appeared as books in different series of John Benjamins, Peter Lang, Kluwer, Prentice Hall and Cambridge Scholars Publishing, or as articles in journals like "Language Acquisition" or "Memory and Cognition". The last event that took place was the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference in 2015.


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June 2017

experimental Psycholinguistics IN menorca

The next edition of the EPC Conference will take place in Menorca in June 28-30th 2017. There will be a Workshop on Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and a Workshop on Syntax Processng. The Scientific Committee will be Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Vicky Chondrogianni, Iris Duinmeijer, John Grinstead, Kristine Jensen, Melita Kovacevic, Paulina Łęska, Maria Mastropavlou, Martina Penke, Alexandra Perovic, Mihaela Pirvulescu, David Saldaña, Jeannette Schaeffer, Carson Schütze, Vicenç Torrens. The plenary speakers will be Cornelia Hamann (Oldenburg Universität) and Luigi Rizzi (Université de Genève & Università di Siena). More Information at http://www.psycholinguistics.info/experimental



The next edition of the romance turn will take place in Barcelona in 2016, will be organized by Anna Gavarró and hosted at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The scientific Committee will be Larisa Avram, Chiara Branchini, João Costa, Anna Gavarró, Maria Teresa Guasti, Pedro Guijarro, Ana Pérez-Leroux, Ana Lúcia Santos, Vicenç Torrens, Laurie Tuller and Maria del Mar Vanrell. The plenary speakers will be Anna Cardinaletti, Julie Franck, Luigi Rizzi and Adriana Belletti.. More information at http://www.romanceturn.info


A new book is being published after the 3rd and 4th editions of the EPC Conference: Escobar, Torrens & Parodi (in press) Language Processing and Disorders. Newcastle. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

A new Call for Papers has been sent for the next edition of the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference in Menorca in June 2017

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A new book has been published after last edition of the conference: Torrens & Escobar (2014) The Processing of Lexicon and Morphosyntax. Newcastle. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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