Schedule

Twelfth Heritage Language Research Institute

FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS:

During the week of the Research Institute, please consult the online schedule that was EMAILED to you. We will only update the emailed schedule and not the schedule below. If you have lost the email with the schedule's link, please email us at nhlrc@international.ucla.edu.

 

Updated: 6/2/2020

Research Institute: Monday, June 8 – Thursday, June 11, Eastern Time (GMT-4) 

MONDAY, JUNE 8 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

9:50 – 10:00 EST

Opening

  • Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)
  • Michael Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

10:00 – 11:00

Experimental Approaches to Heritage Languages (HLs)

Matthew T. Carlson (Pennsylvania State University)

Giuli Dussias (Pennsylvania State University)

Bradley Hoot (DePaul University)

Tania Leal (University of Nevada, Reno)

11:00 – 11:30 

Moderated Questions to Carlson & Dussias, Hoot and Leal

  • Moderator: Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan (University of New Mexico)

11:30 – 12:00

HLs and Fieldwork

John Lipski (Pennsylvania State University)

12:00 – 12:30

Moderated Questions to Lipski

  • Moderators: Liliana Sánchez (University of Illinois at Chicago) & Michael Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

 12:30 – 1:00

Break

 1:00 – 1:40

Explicit/Implicit Instruction Debate in SLA and Language Pedagogy, and Lessons for Heritage Language Acquisition

James P. Lantolf (Pennsylvania State University)

 1:40 – 2:00

Moderated Questions to Lantolf

  • Moderator: Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

 2:00 – 3:00

Posters: Session 1

  • Moderator: Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)

  3:00 – 3:40

Panel: Pennsylvania State University Heritage Language Programs

 Challenges, Curricular Decisions, Learner Profiles

  • Irina Mikaelian [Russian] (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Elena Zotova [Russian] (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Chunyuan Di [Mandarin] (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Reham Aly [Arabic] (Pennsylvania State University)

  3:40 – 4:00

Moderated Questions to Pennsylvania State University Panel

  • Moderator: Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

  4:00 – 4:15

Break

  4:15 – 5:15

Breakout Session

Special session on the Heritage Language Journal

  • Andrew Lynch (University of Miami)

TUESDAY, JUNE 9 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

10:00 – 11:00 EST

Phonetics and Phonology of HLs

Charles Chang (Boston University)

11:00 – 11:30

Moderated Questions to Chang

  • Moderator: Rajiv Rao (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

11:30 – 12:30 

Phonetics and Phonology of HLs, Discussion

 Robert Klosinski (Pennsylvania State University)

  • Rajiv Rao (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

12:30 – 1:00

Break

1:00 – 1:40

Pedagogy – Language Instruction for Bilingual Children

Sung Park-Johnson (DePaul University)

Carolina Barrera-Tobón (DePaul University)

Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

1:40 – 2:00

 Moderated Questions on Language Instruction for Bilingual Children

  • Moderator: Irina Mikaelian (Pennsylvania State University)

2:00 – 3:00

Posters: Session 2

  • Moderator: Michael Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

3:00 – 3:40

Instructed Heritage Language Acquisition

Melissa Bowles (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

3:40 – 4:00

Moderated Questions to Bowles

  • Moderator: Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

4:00 – 4:15

Break

 4:15 – 5:15

Break Out Sessions

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

10:00 – 10:30 EST

Heritage Learners' Acquisition of Writing #1

Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

10:30 – 10:50

Moderated Questions to Kisselev

  • Moderator: Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)

10:50 – 11:20

Heritage Learners' Acquisition of Writing #2

Alberta Gatti (The City University of New York)

11:20 – 11:40

Moderated Questions to Gatti

  • Moderator: Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)

11:40 – 12:10

Heritage Learners' Acquisition of Writing #3

Ariana Mikulski (Pennsylvania State University)

12:10 – 12:30

Moderated Questions to Mikulski

  • Moderator: Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University) 

12:30 – 1:00

Break

1:00 – 1:30

Form-Focused Instruction for Heritage Language Learners

Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)

Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

1:30 – 1:50

Moderated Questions to Dubinina & Kisselev

    Moderator: Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

2:00 – 3:40

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

Kevin McManus (Pennsylvania State University)

Moderated Questions to McManus

  • Irina Mikaelian (Pennsylvania State University)

 3:40 – 4:15

Break

 4:15 – 5:15

Session on Grant Proposals for HL Research

  • Abbas Benmamoun (Duke University)
  • Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)
  • Mike Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

THURSDAY, JUNE 11 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

10:00 – 10:45 EST

Heritage Language Variation and Change - How Complex is it?

Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto) & Timothy Gadanidis (University of Toronto)

10:45 – 12:15

Morphosyntax of HLs

Terje Lohndal (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Michael Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

Lecture and Commentary

  • Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

 12:15 – 12:30

 Break

12:30 – 1:30

Discussion of Nagy, Putnam & Lohndal, and Montrul

  • Abbas Benmamoun (Duke University)
  • Oksana Laleko (State University of New York at New Paltz)
  • Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)

 1:30 – 2:00

Break

2:00 – 3:00

Institute Wrap Up

  • Joe Salmons (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

3:00 – 4:00

Institute Wrap Up (Continued)

  • Joe Salmons (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Published: Monday, February 24, 2020