Conference program and presentation slides

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Tuesday, 5.7.2016


Time Title
9:30-10:00 Opening Roger Hawkins, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
10:00-11:00 Brain signatures of L1 attrition: Evidence from event-related potentials
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Karsten Steinhauer
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-11:45 Prepositions in Western Icelandic: Evidence from map task data
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Nicole Dehé
11:45-12:15 Language attrition in multilingual development: An Austrian perspective
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Ulrike Jessner & Manon Megens
12:15-14:00 Lunch and posters
14:00-14:30 Attrition profiles: What CDST can and can’t tell us about attrition
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Conny Opitz
14:30-15:00 The Role of L1 Literacy in Language Maintenance Among Immigrant Adolescents
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Elena Schmitt
15:00-15:30 Error Rates in L1 Attriters: The Impact of Age at Emigration and of Continued L1 Use
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Rasmus Steinkrauss & Monika S. Schmid
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-17:00 Aging attriters: how methodological challenges can help construct bilingual theories
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Merel Keijzer
17:15-18:30 Reception


Wednesday, 6.7.2016

Time Title Speaker
9:00-10:00 Language Attrition and Intergenerational Transmission

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Silvina Montrul
10:00-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-10:45 Language Attrition in Bilingual First Language Acquisition: Longitudinal Evidence from Preschoolers

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Annick De Houwer, Mark H. Bornstein & Diane Putnick
10:45-11:15 Language attrition and reactivation in childhood. A case study

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Cristina Flores
11:15-11:45 L1 attrition in a multidialectal setting: Input and Intake in L1 Spanish null and postverbal subjects

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Glyn Hicks & Laura Dominguez
11:45-12:15 An investigation of maturational constraints for L1 attrition: L1 attainment of Turkish-English bilinguals in the UK

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Tugba  Karayayla & Monika S. Schmid
12:15-12:45 Investigating L1 attrition effects in Sylheti-English bilinguals from the  London Bengali community

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Kathleen McCarthy & Esther de Leeuw
12:45-14:00 Lunch and posters
14:00-14:30 Investigating the neurocognitive correlates of L1 attrition: Changes in morphosyntactic processing

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Kristina Kasparian, Francesco Vespignani & Karsten Steinhauer
14:30-15:00 Gender in second language acquisition and first language attrition: an EEG study

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Monika S. Schmid, Sanne M. Berends, Christopher Bergmann, Susanne Brouwer, Nienke Meulman, Bregtje Seton, Simone Sprenger & Laurie A. Stowe
15:00-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:30 Conflict and attrition between languages and neural consequences

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Jubin Abutalebi
19:00- Conference dinner


Thursday, 7.7.2016

Time Title Speaker
9:00-10:00 The consequences of native language regulation for bilingualism and second language learning

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Judith Kroll
10:00-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-10:45 L1 Tone attrition among bilinguals in an L2 speaking environment

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Xiangjie Cao
10:45-11:15 Immigrants’ speech: is phonetic attrition a necessary precondition for phonological attrition to occur?

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Rosalba Nodari, Chiara Celata & Naomi Nagy
11:15-11:45 Adaptation or attrition? L1 rhoticity in American English-German late bilinguals

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Marie-Christin Himmel & Barış Kabak
11:45-12:15 Gradient strength of NPIs in Greek attriters

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Anastasios Chatzikonstantinou, Polyxeni Pata & Douglas Saddy
12:15-14:00 Lunch and posters
14:00-15:00 On the state of the art in language attrition research

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Monika S. Schmid & Barbara Köpke
15:00-15:30 Closing


The following submissions have been accepted for a poster presentation at ICLA3:

Transfer of metacognitive reading comprehension strategies in Brazilian Portuguese and in English as a second language
Diane Blank Bencke & Lilian Cristine Hubner

I am not an immigrant, but I still lose my L1: What is lost?
Kiranmayi Nallan Chakravarthi

Individual L1 attrition: Permanent or temporary changes in speakers’ native language?
Gloria Chamorro, Antonella Sorace & Patrick Sturt

The impact of language choice on L1 use and maintenance: The case of Tunisian bilingual speakers
Leila Chargui

The significance of z-scores in language attrition
Marco Chowdhury

Restructuring of L1 competence in Spanish-French late bilinguals: the case of semantic extensions
Lyanne Ahumada Ebratt & Barbara Köpke

Interpersonal Variation in Late L1 Attrition and Its Implications for the Competence/Performance Debate
Dobrinka Genevska-Hanke

Attrition at the syntax-discourse interface: the case of heritage speakers of Greek in Chile
Aretousa Giannakou

Effects of attrition on the acquisition of the classifier structure in Cantonese
Rachel Ting Yan Kan

A longitudinal investigation into L1 attrition in Steffi Graf
Esther de Leeuw & Monika Schmid

The attrition of French as a foreign languae (FFL): the case of Greek learners
Kleopatra Mytara, Barbara Köpke & Olga Theophanous

Ab initio language learning and the summer break
Conny Opitz & Sarah Smyth

Cognitive fluency and problem-solving mechanisms in the context of third language attrition
Sandra Reitbrecht