LCC 2008

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LCC 2008
Language, Communication and Cognition
Dates Aug 4, 2008 (iCal) - Aug 7, 2008
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
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Important dates
Submissions: Nov 26, 2007
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Papers are welcome on any aspect of the relationship between language, communication and cognition. Papers which relate to the following topics are particularly welcome:

Language, creativity and imagination 

Language in use 

Meaning and grammar 

Communication, conceptualisation and gesture 

Language and its influence on thought 

Language acquisition and conceptual development 

Origins and evolution of language and mind 

Theme Sessions

The socio-cultural, cognitive and neurological bases of metaphor 

Cognitive and social processes in language use 

Constructional approaches to grammar & first language acquisition 

The role of gesture in communication and cognition 

The social and cognitive bases of language evolution 

Linguistic Relativity: evidence and methods 

Submission of Abstracts 

Submissions are solicited for the general session, the theme sessions, and the poster session.  The abstract guidelines for all sessions are as follows:

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words - references are excluded from this count; 

Abstracts should clearly indicate a presentation title; 

Abstracts should be anonymous for purposes of blind peer-review; 

Abstracts should be formatted as Word, RTF or PDF documents; 

Abstracts should be submitted electronically to  

Please include the following information in the main body of your email:

title and name of author(s) 


email address for correspondence 

presentation title 

3-5 keywords 

preferred session for presentation: either general session, poster session, or theme session (please specify theme session number or title) 

Please include the following information in the subject header of your email:

"Abstract Submission - author(s) name(s)" 




Special Notes 

Abstracts rejected for a particular theme session will automatically be considered for the general session.

Please note that all paper presentations in the general and the themed sessions will last for 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions.

Abstract submissions will be acknowledged by email within 3 days of receipt. Please contact the organisers at if your abstract submission has not been acknowledged.

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Facts about "LCC 2008"
AcronymLCC 2008 +
End dateAugust 7, 2008 +
Event typeConference +
Has coordinates50° 49' 17", -0° 8' 24"Latitude: 50.821463888889
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Has location cityBrighton +
Has location countryCategory:UK +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
Start dateAugust 4, 2008 +
Submission deadlineNovember 26, 2007 +
TitleLanguage, Communication and Cognition +