Poster Sessions

Thirteenth Heritage Language Virtual Research Institute

Poster Session 1 (Monday, June 7, 2021):

  • Ariel Chan (University of California, Los Angeles/Irvine), Andrew Cheng (University of California, Irvine), Judith Kroll (University of California, Irvine) & Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)

Toward a new framework for understanding variation in heritage bilinguals

  • James Corbet (University of Southampton UK) & Laura Domínguez (University of Southampton UK)

Together or not at all: Regional Variation and Language Access predict Intergenerational Variation by Spanish Heritage Speakers

  • Sid Gordon (Bar-Ilan University) & Natalia Meir (Bar-Ilan University)

Variation in Heritage English in contact with Hebrew: An investigation of morpho-syntax and lexicon

  • Eve Higby (California State University East Bay), Claudia Holguín Mendoza (University of California, Riverside), Melissa Mallon (University of California, Riverside), Lara Boyero (University of Oregon) & Zaira Vidal (University of California, Riverside)

Perceptions of English borrowings and stigmatized phrases among heritage speakers of Spanish

  • Sviatlana Karpava (University of Cyprus)

Narrative abilities and grammaticality: Evidence from the Russian heritage children in Cyprus

  • Sunny Park-Johnson (DePaul University) & Hanae Kim (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Linguistic Distance for the Emergent Heritage Speaker: The Case of Korean Heritage Children 

  • Elena Soare (Université de Paris 8), Larisa Avram (University of Bucharest), & Alexandra Mardale (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris)

Relative Clauses in Heritage Romanian in a French-dominant language setting 

  • Tri Tran (University of California, Irvine)

Final Consonant Realization in Vietnamese Dialects and their Implications in Teaching Orthography to Heritage Learners

Poster Session 2 (Tuesday, June 8, 2021): 

  • Marina Avramenko (Bar-Ilan University) & Natalia Meir (Bar-Ilan University)

Heritage Language Pragmatics: A Study of Requests in Heritage Russian in contact with Hebrew 

  • Orsolya Bilgory-Fazakas (Bar-Ilan University) & Sharon Armon-Lotem (Bar-Ilan University)

Parental attitudes toward code-switching and observed language input

  • Imane Bou-Saboun (University of Maryland, College Park)

Anti-Agreement Effect in the production of heritage speakers of Tashelhiyt Berber

  • Lina Gomaa (Lewis and Clark College)

Amplifying Arab American Heritage Language Students’ Voices: A Multiple Case Study on Translanguaging Practices and Identity Negotiation in University Arabic Classrooms

  • Juana Liceras (University of Ottawa and Universidad Nebrija), Estela Garcia-Alcaraz (Universitat de les Illes Balears) & Kassandra Ayala-Najera (University of Ottawa)

Subject-verb code-switching in the Spanish-French bilingual grammar of Heritage Spanish speakers: can the status of weak and strong pronouns be a diagnostic for language dominance and language literacy?

  • Priscila Lopez-Beltran (Penn State University) & Paola Dussias (Penn State University)

Understanding variability in heritage speakers processing of the Spanish subjunctive during online comprehension 

  • Yehia Mohamed (Georgetown University)

Arabic heritage learners in the Arab world:  An emerging category in the Arabic classroom

  • Ronald Shabtaev (Bar-Ilan University), Joel Walters (Bar-Ilan University, Talpiot Academic College of Education) & Sharon Armon-Lotem (Bar-Ilan University)

Heritage language maintenance and shift across three generations of Mountain Jews in Israel

  • Michelle Smith (University of California, Los Angeles)

Does Negative Evidence Make an Impact on Students' Language Learning Outcomes? 

  • Ashvini Varatharaj (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine) & Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)

On the role of language dyads in heritage language complexity: An information-theoretic analysis

  • Tanya Verkhovtceva (Bar-Ilan University)

Heritage Russian variation in contact with Hebrew: A study of potential mechanisms 

  • Kathleen Zaragosa (University of British Columbia)

Heritage Language Usage in Filipinx-Canadian Children of Immigrants

Poster Session 3 (Wednesday, June 9, 2021): 

  • Soubeika Bahri (University of Colorado)

Towards a Review of Who Is the Arabic Heritage Learner  

  • Dušica Božović (University of Helsinki)

Pluricentric languages as heritage languages in Finland

  • Seung-Eun Chang (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Phonologization in Heritage Language Perception of Korean Stops

  • Erin Chesson (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Heritage speaker use of pro-drop and verbal agreement morphology in Tigrinya

  • Kalliopi Katsika (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern)

Online relative clause processing in monolingual and successive bilingual children with Greek as a heritage language

  • Anna Kostina (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Register Usage by Heritage Speakers of Russian and English in Israel

  • Maria Martynova (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Yulia Zuban (Universität Stuttgart), Luka Szucsich (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Sabine Zerbian (Universität Stuttgart) & Natalia Gagarina (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin & Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemein Sprachwissenschaft)

Word order in heritage Russian: Transfer effects?

  • Suzanne McCarthy (Technological University Dublin) & Bozena Dubiel (Technological University Dublin)

‘Heritage languages in the Irish primary school context: an investigation into teachers’ attitude and pedagogical practice in the area of support for first language maintenance in bilingual pupils’

  • Olga Nenonen (Tampere University Finland), Sviatlana Karpava (University of Cyprus) & Natasha Ringblom (Stockholm University and Dalarna University)

Heritage language maintenance and revitalization: Evidence from Finland, Sweden and Cyprus


Published: Wednesday, April 14, 2021