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LINGUIST List 20.2815

Wed Aug 19 2009

Confs: Applied Ling, Neuroling, Psycholing, Socioling/UK

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        1.    Ryuichiro Hirata, 1st Bangor PG Conference on Bilingualism and Bimodalism

Message 1: 1st Bangor PG Conference on Bilingualism and Bimodalism
Date: 18-Aug-2009
From: Ryuichiro Hirata <r.hiratabangor.ac.uk>
Subject: 1st Bangor PG Conference on Bilingualism and Bimodalism
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1st Bangor PG Conference on Bilingualism and Bimodalism
Short Title: BBBC

Date: 02-Oct-2009 - 03-Oct-2009
Location: Bangor, United Kingdom
Contact: Ryuichiro Hirata
Contact Email: bbbconferencebangor.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics;

Meeting Description:

The 1st Bangor Postgraduate Conference on Bilingualism and Bimodalism will be an
opportunity for postgraduates studying in the UK working on linguistic aspects
of bilingualism and bimodalism to present their research and findings, and to come
into contact with new ideas relevant to their work. The event will be truly
bimodal and biingual by the provision of English-BSL interpreters for the
duration of the conference - enabling Deaf and hearing participants to fully
engage in all conference activities.


Friday October 2nd, 2009


Conference Opening - Coffee & Tea

Session 1 (15:30-19:00)

Keynote Speaker

Marianne Gullberg (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
What Gestures Reveal About (Functional) Bilingualism: Speaking and Gesturing
about Motion in More Than One Language

16:30-17:00 Coffee & Tea

Agurtzane Azkarai (University of the Basque Country)
The Role of L2 Age of Acquisition (AOA) on Language Switching Costs: Only Early
Bilinguals Feature Symmetrical Language Switch Costs

Okan Kubus (Universität Hamburg)
Bimodal Lexical Access to German in Deaf DGS-German Bilinguals

Siân Lloyd (Bangor University)
The Effect of Language Input on Young Children's Acquisition of the Welsh
Answering System

Catrin Bellay (Université de Nantes)
Musical, Audio-Visual, Poetic, and Narrative Input in Bilingual Acquisition

Saturday October 3rd, 2009

Session 2 (8:30-12:50)

Keynote Speaker

Adam Schembri (DCAL, University College London)
British Sign Language Grammaticality Judgement Task: Exploring
Age-Of-Acquisition Effects in British Deaf Adults

9:30-10:00 Coffee & Tea

Judith Yoel (University Of Manitoba)
Beyond Bilingualism: Canada's Maritime Sign Language

Donna Lewin (DCAL, University College London)
Mouthing Variation in British Sign Language

Gerardo Ortega-Delgado (DCAL, University College London)
Comparing Phonological Errors of First and Second Language Learners of Signed

11:30-11:50 Coffee & Tea

Janie Goncalves (Universidade Federal De Pelotas)
Bilingual Approaches in Deaf Education and Deaf Pedagogies in the South of Brazil

Anna Tyborowska (Jagiellonian University)
Priming Time-Perspective with Spatial Language in Bilingual and Native English

12:50-14:00 Lunch

Session 3 (14:00-16:30)

14:00-15:00 Keynote Speaker
Ineke Mennen (Bangor University)
Title T.B.C.

Jonathan Morris (University Of Manchester)
Preaspiration in Welsh

Kathryn Sharp (Bangor University)
The Development of Welsh Phonology and Its Role in Mutation

Magdalena Fiallkowska (University Of Surrey)
Grammatical Gender in the Speech of Polish-English Children

16:30 Conference Closing - Coffee & Tea

We now have our conference webpage:

Registration and practical information is available from the webpage above.

If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Kind Regards,

Student Organising Committee:
Lexi Hindley
Ryuichiro Hirata
Alberto Rosignoli
Kathryn Sharp
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