The Multilingual Mind

‘The Multilingual Mind’ will take place this year online. The lecture series consists of ten lectures on Multilingualism from the perspective of different disciplines (linguistics, education, neuroscience, and speech & language pathology). The series includes lectures by early stage researchers and offers them a platform to present their work to a wider audience alongside senior academics.

Tuesdays 17:00–18:30 CET/UTC+01
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3.11.20: Prof Dr Theodoros Marinis (University of Konstanz) & Duygu Özge (Middle East Technical University): How do bilingual children acquire complex syntax in their heritage vs. the majority language: Turkish-English speaking children in the UK

10.11.20: Prof Jeanine Treffers-Daller (University of Reading): Explaining individual differences in Executive Functions performance in multilinguals: the impact of code-switching and alternating between Multicultural Identity Styles

17.11.20: Sarah von Grebmer zu Wolfsthurn, Leticia Pablos Robles and Niels O. Schiller (University of Leiden): Cross-linguistic interference in multilingual speakers – an ERP study

24.11.20: Prof Dr Bernhard Brehmer (University of Konstanz): Age effects in bilingual acquisition: Observations from different groups of Polish-German bilinguals

1.12.20: Prof Ianthi Tsimpli (University of Cambridge): Multilingualism in underprivileged contexts

15.12.20: Michal Korenar (University of Reading): Bilingualism and creativity

12.1.21: Jasmijn Bosch (University Milano Bicocca): Predictive processing and cross-linguistic influence in bilingual children

19.1.21: Dr Maria Luisa Lorusso (IRCCS, Eugenio Medea): Assessment of developmental language and reading disorders in bilingual children

26.1.21: Prof Philippe Prevost (University of Tours): Is growing up with two languages particularly challenging for autistic children?

2.2.21: Prof Li Wei (University College London): Translanguaging: Transforming the way we think and talk about language, bilingualism and education

The lecture series is part of our MA in Multilingualism and is organised by the Department of Linguistics and the Centre for Multilingualism at the University of Konstanz and the project ‘The Multilingual Mind‘ that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No 765556.

The event is finished.



Nov 05 2020 - Feb 02 2021

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