Bilingualism Matters Conference

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University of California, Riverside

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Riverside, CA 92521

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Multilingualism research in Southern California: Cross-disciplinary perspectives on dual language experience
A research conference around the launch of Bilingualism Matters at UCR

Free and open to the public!


Thursday, October 5, 2017

Workshop to launch Bilingualism Matters at UCR
Pre-conference training workshop with Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: CHASS INTS 1113

Friday, October 6, 2017

Bilingualism Matters Conference

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Alumni & Visitors Center

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Keynote Address by Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters
Enhancing the scientific and public understanding of bilingualism

Mark Warschauer, UC Irvine
“Mi Abuelo Fue Bracero”: Bridging Languages, Cultures, Generations, and Communities through Digital Stories

Alexandra Jaffe, Cal State Long Beach
Socialization to bilingual personhood through poetry: Chjam’è Rispondi in a Corsican school

Elizabeth Pena, UC Irvine
Effects of Divided Input in Bilingual Children with Language Impairment

Megha Sundara, UCLA
Development of word segmentation in bilingual infants

Karen Emmorey, San Diego State University
ERP evidence for implicit activation of ASL in deaf bimodal bilinguals

Maria Carreira, Cal State Long Beach
Living Bilingualism: Language management strategies that support Spanish-language maintenance among Latino youth.

Paola Dussias, Penn State University
Switching palabras

Elizabeth Davis, UC Riverside
Biobehavioral Assessment of Emotion and Emotion Regulation Processes in Bilingual Speakers

Erika Thompson, California School for the Deaf
ASL/English Bi-modal Bilingualism and Bi-literacy at California School for the Deaf

Melissa Herzig, Gallaudet University
Maximizing the child's brain and cognitive development through early ASL and English

Christine Chiarello, UC Riverside
Cortical Indices of Bilingual Language Experiences

Vrinda Subhalaxmi Chidambaram, UC Riverside
Switching up structures: What bilinguals can tell us about the viability of syntactic theories

Covadonga Lamar Prieto, UC Riverside
Spanish-English Bilingualism in California from a Historical Sociolinguistic Perspective

Hyejin Nah, UC Riverside
Code-switch as indigenous activism

Judith Kroll, UC Riverside
Why bilingualism matters in Southern California


Supported by the Center for Ideas and Society and co-sponsored by the departments of Psychology, Hispanic Studies, and Comparative Literature and Languages


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