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EMLAR XVII 2021

Program 2021

EMLAR XVII 2021 program

All lectures and tutorials take place on Microsoft Teams.

Tuesday, April 13th
9.30 – 10.00 Registration
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome (director UiL OTS Prof. dr. René Kager)
10.15 – 11.00 Jan Odijk – Utrecht University

SASTA: Semi-Automatic Analysis of Spontaneous Language

10:00-11:15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.00 Evelyn Bosma – Leiden University

Cognate facilitation in Frisian-Dutch bilingual children’s sentence reading: An eye-tracking study

12.00 – 12.15 Coffee break
12:15 – 13:00 Camilla Scaff – University of Zurich

Daylong recordings in language acquisition research: challenges and opportunities

13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 16:00 Tutorial Session I
16.00 – 16.15 Coffee break
16.15 – 16.30 Poster pitches
One-minute poster presentations
16.30 – 18.00 Poster session (live Q&As) and drinks
 

Wednesday, April 14th

9.30 – 11.30 Tutorial Session II
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 – 12.30 Caroline Junge & Christina Bergmann – Utrecht University & Max Planck Institute Nijmegen

Collaboration for robust language acquisition research: Lessons from joint projects small and large

12.30 – 13.45 Lunch break
13.45 – 15.45 Tutorial Session III
15.45 – 17.00 Break
17.00 – 18.30 Keynote Speaker:

Michael Frank  – Stanford University

Variability and consistency in children’s early language learning: A data-driven approach

19.30 Conference dinner: live from our kitchens
 

Thursday, April 15th 

9.30 – 11.30 Tutorial Session IV
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break
11.45 – 12.30 Gabriella Vigliocco & Gwen Brekelmans – University College London

Creating a multimodal corpus of dyadic communication: the ECOLANG experience

12.30 – 12.45 Closing talk

Note: All times are in CET.