PEARL 2007 - Tainan, Taiwan

(Dec 28 ~ Dec 29, 2007)

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Important Announcement:

 ● A shuttle bus will come to pick up and drop the PEARL participants at the following hotels in the morning:
 --7:30am The Cambridge Hotel ( 台南劍橋大飯店 )
 --7:30am The Puyuma Hotel ( 普悠瑪商務旅店 )
 --7:40am The Hotel Tainan ( 台南大飯店 )
 --7:45am Hotel Dynasty Tainan ( 朝代大飯店 )
 --7:45am Premier Hotel ( 首相大飯店 )

 --5:50pm at the International Conference Hall  
Please wait at the specified time in the hotel lobby and take the comfortable ride to the conference site.

 ● Abstract of keynote speech and received papers are avaliable in the Conference Program page.

 ● You are also welcome to attend the workshop on Bilingualism.
  Workshop on Bilingualism:
 --Thursday, December 27, 2007, 13:00-17:30pm.
 --5F Seminar room, Yu-ping Building, Kuang-fu Campus, NCKU, Tainan

You are invited to attend the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (formerly under the name of International Conference on the Cognitive Processing of Chinese and Other East Asian Languages), which will be held at the National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, from December 28th to 29th, 2007.

The conference provides a forum for researchers from all over the world to report original work on any aspect of cognitive processing in the target languages. The aim of the conference is to promote discussion of interdisciplinary research into processing major East Asian languages. This year's program features two keynote speeches intended to broaden the scope of the conference.

Keynote Speech

- Gary S. Dell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA): Language learning never stops: The implicit learning of artificial phonotactic patterns as revealed in speech errors.
(Download the abstract file)

- Mutsumi Imai (Keio University, Japan): Influence of classifiers on conceptual structure in children and adults.
(Download the abstract file)