The First South Asian Forum on the Acquisition and Processing of Language (SAFAL)
University of Potsdam, Germany
31st August, 1st September and 2nd September 2020
** To be held online **
SAFAL 2020 Covid-19 update
Below we provide some changes in the SAFAL 2020 organisation due to the uncertainties caused by the current Covid-19 situation
(1) The workshop will be held online and will follow the AMLaP 2020 conference format with regard to oral and poster presentations. In addition, the presenters will be provided the opportunity to send us a pre-recorded talk.
(2) In order to handle various time-zone differences, the presentation schedule will be spread over 3 days, i.e., 31st August, 1st September and 2nd September 2020.
The First South Asian Forum on the Acquisition and Processing of Language (SAFAL) aims to provide a platform to exchange research on sentence processing, verbal semantics, computational modeling, corpus-based psycholinguistics, neurobiology of language, and child language acquisition, among others, in the context of the subcontinent's linguistic landscape.
- Bhuvana Narasimhan is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at University of Colorado Boulder. Her research areas include descriptive semantics, how language influences thinking, and developmental psycholinguistics.
- Rajesh Bhatt is Professor of Linguistics in Department of Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His broad research interests are syntax, the syntax-semantics interface, semantics, Indo-Aryan languages, Tree Adjoining Grammars and computational linguistics.
The workshop is funded by SFB 1287 at the University of Potsdam.