The First Language Creation Conference will take place on 23rd April, 2006, in Berkeley, California.
What Is the 1st Language Creation Conference?
The Conference is a set of talks and panel discussions about various issues related to language creation, from several different perspectives. It includes both fairly academic linguistic discussions as well as more general sociological ones... [more]
Doug Ball: "Conlanging and the Linear Aspects of Syntax"
Sally Caves: "The Medium and the Internet Conlanger: Vision, Venue, and Play"
John Clifford: "Semantic Primes: aUI to Esperanto with Stops Along the Way"
Sai Emrys: "Non-Linear Fully 2-Dimensional Writing Systems"
Don Harlow: "The Use of Conlangs for Creativity"
Matt Pearson: "Case, Aspect, and Argument Structure: One Conlanger's Investigations"
David Peterson: "Down with Morphemes: What Word and Paradigm Morphology Can Teach Us"
John Quijada: "Applying Concepts from Cognitive Linguistics to Your Conlang"
The Conference Program
You get 1-2 freeform 8.5"x11" pages per person attending, to use as you like. The intention is that you create a showoff page for your language(s)... [more]