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EMLAR XVI 2020

Program

EMLAR XVI 2020 program

All lectures take place at Kromme Nieuwegracht 80, room 006. Tutorial locations can be found in the tutorial schedule.

Wednesday, April 15th
9.30 – 10.00 Registration
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome (director UiL OTS Prof. dr. René Kager)
10.15 – 11.00 Arjan van Hessen – Utrecht University, University of Twente

Tentative title: Speech recognition

11.00 – 11.45 Willemijn Heeren – Leiden University

Tentative title: Speech analysis

11.45 – 12.00 Coffee break
12:00 – 12:45 Sita ter Haar – Utrecht University

Tentative title: Parallels between baby and songbird learning

12:45 – 13:00 Poster pitches
One-minute poster presentations
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 – 16.30 Tutorial Session I
16.30 – 18.00 Poster session and drinks
 

Thursday, April 16th

9.30 – 11.30 Tutorial Session II
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 – 12.30 Sible Andringa – University of Amsterdam

Tentative title: Individual differences in bilingual research

12.30 – 13.45 Lunch break
13.45 – 15.45 Tutorial Session III
15.45 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 16.45 Keynote Speaker:

Padraic Monaghan – University of Amsterdam / Lancaster University

How are vocabulary and grammar acquired? Insights from artificial language learning studies

16.45 – 18.30 Free time
18.30 Conference dinner
 

Friday, April 17th 

9.30 – 10.15 Evelyn Bosma  – Leiden University

Tentative title: Researching bilingualism with eye-tracking 

10.15 – 11.00 Hugo Schnack – Utrecht University

An introduction to machine learning and its applications in language research

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.15 Rachel Romeo – Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Structural and functional neural correlates of early language experience with MRI