Schedule

Twelfth Heritage Language Research Institute

Location TBA

Updated: 3/6/2020

Research Institute: Monday, June 8 – Wednesday, June 10 (Room TBA)

Workshop: Thursday, June 11 (Room TBA)

MONDAY, JUNE 8 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

 

 8:45 – 9:15

 

  

 Opening

• Dean Clarence Lang (The Pennsylvania State University)

• Kevin McManus (The Pennsylvania State University)

• Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)

• Mike Putnam (The Pennsylvania State University)

9:15 – 10:15

 

Experimental Approaches to Heritage Languages (HLs)

Giuli Dussias (The Pennsylvania State University)

• Bradley Hoot (DePaul University) & Tania Leal

10:15 – 10:30  

Break

10:30 – 12:00

HLs and Fieldwork

• John Lipski (The Pennsylvania State University)

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch

1:30 – 2:30

Pedagogy

Explicit/Implicit Debate in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Language Pedagogy, and Lessons for Heritage Language Acquisition

 • James P. Lantolf (The Pennsylvania State University)

2:30 – 4:00

Pedagogy

Round Table: Penn State Heritage Language Programs

 • Challenges, Curricular Decisions, Learner Profiles

HL and L2 Writing

• Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

4:00 – 4:30

Break

4:30 – 5:30

Posters, 2 Minute Lightning Talks: Session 1

• Chair: Irina Mikaelian (The Pennsylvania State University)

5:30 – 5:45

Break

 

 This Institute will include an activity that was practiced at earlier institutes at UCLA: focused topic-based round-table discussions in small groups. Participants are not limited to one group and can visit different round-table discussions. The groups will have a moderator (names in parentheses) but the discussion will be informal and will be based on issues raised by participants.

5:45 – 7:00

Round-Table Discussion Group: Session 1

Topics for Round Tables:

Commonly Taught HLs
• Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
• Melissa Bowles (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Less-Common HLs
• Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan (University of New Mexico)
• Francesco Romano (Mid Sweden University)

Experimental Work
• Giuli Dussias (The Pennsylvania State University)
• Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)

Fieldwork
• John Lipski (The Pennsylvania State University)

Topics for PED-Oriented Round Tables:

Task-Based Approaches to HL Teaching
• Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

Focus-On-Form Approaches to HL Teaching
• Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)

TUESDAY, JUNE 9 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

9:00 – 10:15

Pedagogy – Instructed HL Acquisition

• Melissa Bowles (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Pedagogy – Form-Focused Instruction for Heritage Language Learners (HLLs)

• Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)

• Olesya Kisselev University of Texas, San Antonio)

10:15 – 10:30   

Break

10:30 – 12:00

Pedagogy – Heritage Learners' Writing 

• Ariana Mikulski (The Pennsylvania State University)

• Alberta Gatti (The City University of New York)

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch

1:30 – 2:30

Morphosyntax of HLs

• Michael Putnam (The Pennsylvania State University)

• Terje Lohndal (Norwegian University of Science and Tech)

2:30 – 4:00

Discussion

Abbas Benmamoun (Duke University)

• Oksana Laleko (State University of New York, New Paltz

• Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)

4:00 – 4:30

Break

4:30 – 5:30

Posters, 2 Minute Lightning Talks: Session 2

• Chair: Sanchez

 5:30 – 5:45

Break


This Institute will include an activity that was practiced at earlier institutes at UCLA: focused topic-based round-table discussions in small groups. Participants are not limited to one group and can visit different round-table discussions. The groups will have a moderator (names in parentheses) but the discussion will be informal and will be based on issues raised by participants.

 5:45 – 7:00

Round-Table Discussion Groups: Session 2

Topics for Round Tables:

Corpus Work
• Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

Last Generation HLs
• Joe Salmons (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

HLs and Linguistic Theory
• Abbas Benmamoun (Duke University)

HL Sound Systems
• Charles Chang (Boston University)
• Oksana Laleko (State University of New York, New Paltz)

Less-Commonly Taught HLs
• Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan (University of New Mexico)

Topic for PED-Oriented Round Table:

Placement and Assessment Issues
• Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)
• Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

9:00 – 10:15

Phonetics and Phonology of HLs

• Charles Chang (Boston University)

10:15 – 10:30

Break

10:30 – 12:00   

Discussion of Phonetics and Phonology of HLs

•  Klonsinski 

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch

1:30 – 2:30

Pedagogy – Language Instruction for Bilingual Children 

Early Childhood Education

• Carolina Barrera-Tobón (DePaul University)

• Sunny Park-Johnson

Effects of Dual Immersion Instruction

• Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)


2:30 – 4:00

 

Pedagogy Research Workshop: Heritage Grammatical Learning in Instructed Contexts and the Use of Replication to Probe at this Evidence Base

• Kevin McManus (The Pennsylvania State University)

4:00 – 4:30

Break

4:30 – 5:30

Results from Small Round-Table Discussion Groups and Directions for Future Institutes 

• Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)

 5:30 – 5:45

Break

 5:45 – 7:00

Institute Wrap-Up
• Joe Salmons (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

THURSDAY, JUNE 11 (WORKSHOP - Room TBA)

8:00 – 12:00

Principles and Practices of Heritage Language Teaching and Project-Based Learning: What Every Language Teacher Should Know

• Maria M. Carreira, Ph.D. (California State University, Long Beach)

12:00 – 1:00     

Break

1:00 – 5:00

Strategies for Meeting the Needs of Heritage and Second Language Learners in Mixed Classes

• Maria M. Carreira, Ph.D. (California State University, Long Beach)

Published: Monday, February 24, 2020