Workshop “Language, Music and Cognition”

Title: Workshop “Language, Music and Cognition”
Location: Cologne, Germany
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Start Date: 2012-09-27
End Date: 2012-09-29

Please write an e-mail to Markus Philipp

The working group “Language, Music and Cognition (LMC)” will host the first international workshop “Language, Music and Cognition – Psychological and neurocognitive modeling of action, perception, processing and learning” at the University of Cologne!

The goal of this workshop is to provide an interdisciplinary and stimulating discussion forum for different approaches of psycho- and neurolinguistics, psychological and neurocognitive modeling of linguistic process, and communication and music.

The workshop consists of three thematic sessions:

  1. System and semantic of linguistic representations and neurocognitive modeling
  2. Prosody, gesticulation, and gesture: Functional and formal representation
  3. Music and Language: Neurocognition of prosody and syntax within comparative music language research paradigm

Invited peakers:

  • Kai Alter (Newcastle, UK)
  • Thomas Bever (Arizona, USA)
  • Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky (Marburg)
  • Mara Breen (South Hadley, USA)
  • Julie Chobert (Marseilles, France)
  • Ulrike Domahs (Marburg)
  • Evelina Fedorenko (MIT, USA)
  • Steven Frisson (Birmingham, UK)
  • Andrea Martin (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Jutta Mueller (MPI, Leipzig)
  • Nan Yun (Beijing, PR China)
  • Mante Nieuwland (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Kazuo Okanoya (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Markus Steinbach (Goettingen)
  • Matthias Schlesewsky (Mainz)
  • Martha Tyrone (New Haven, USA)
  • Gert Westermann (Lancaster, UK)
  • Richard Wiese (Marburg)
  • Petra Schumacher (Mainz/Cologne)

Local organizer:

  • Coordinator: Markus Philipp (
  • Martine Grice (
  • Beatrice Primus (
  • Uwe Seifert (

We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.