Schedule

Thirteenth Heritage Language Virtual Research Institute

Updated: 6/3/2021

Research Institute: Monday, June 7 – Thursday, June 10

**All times are Eastern (EST)** 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 7 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

9:45 – 10:00 am

Opening

· Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)

10:00 – 11:20 am

Focus on North Carolina Community Roundtable: Revitalization and Maintenance

· Walt Wolfram (North Carolina State University) 

Heritage Dialects in North Carolina: A Disregarded Dimension of the Heritage Canon

· Benjamin Frey (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

A Multifaceted Approach: Community (Language) Revitalization in Cherokee, NC

· Carol-Rose Little (McGill University)

Community-engaged fieldwork with Ch’ol (Mayan) in Mexico

11:20 – 11:30 am

Break

11:30 – 12:15 pm

Discussion

· Moderator: Carol-Rose Little (McGill University)

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Lunch + Selection of breakout rooms topics

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Posters: Session 1

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Linguistic Distance and HL Acquisition: An Introduction

Heritage Bilingualism with (dual) Bidialectalism

· Tanja Kupisch (University of Konstanz)

· Moderator: Mike Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Breakout rooms

TUESDAY, JUNE 8 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

10:00 – 11:20 am

Roundtable: Russian Teaching & Experimental Work

Major trends in Russian-English heritage bilingualism: empirical research and language pedagogy

· Kira Gor (University of Maryland)

· Edna Andrews (Duke University) 

· Olesya Kisselev (University of Texas, San Antonio)

· Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University)

11:20 – 11:30 am

Break

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Roundtable: Russian Teaching & Experimental Work (continued)

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 – 3:30 pm


 

Tutorial: Planning Acquisition Experiments

· Misha Becker (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Tutorial: Statistics in HL Studies

· Zuzanna Fuchs (University of Iowa)

Discussion of experiments

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Posters: Session 2 

5:00 – 5:15 pm

Break

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Free time/Networking/Pop-up mentoring

For Networking and Pop-up mentoring instructions, please read: Guidelines for Gather

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

10:00 – 11:20 am

Roundtable: Teaching Arabic, Chinese, and Korean to Heritage Speakers

·Maha Houssami (Duke University)

·Kun Shan Carolyn Lee (Duke University)

·Hi-Sun Helen Kim (Harvard University)

·Moderator and Organizer: Hae-Young Kim (Duke University)

11:20 – 11:30 am

Break

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Posters: Session 3 

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Lunch + Selection of breakout rooms topics

1:00 – 3:30 pm


 

Linguistic Distance and HL Acquisition: Germanic Heritage Languages

Linguistic Distance and HL Acquisition: Germanic Heritage Languages from the Perspective of Non-acquisitionists

· Joe Salmons (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

· Mike Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

· Joshua Bousquette (University of Georgia) 

· Nora Vosburg (St. Olaf)

· Rachyl Hietpas (Penn State)

· Charlotte Vanhecke (University of Wisconsin–Madison)

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Linguistic Distance and HL acquisition: Arabic

· Abdulkafi Albirini (Utah State University) 

· Abbas Benmamoun (Duke University)

5:00 – 5:15 pm

Break

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Breakout rooms

THURSDAY, JUNE 10 (RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

10:00 – 11:20 am

Linguistic Distance and HL Acquisition

Effects of Linguistic Distance for Later Acquisition and Bilingual Cognition: Heritage Language Acquirers as a Test Case

· Jason Rothman (Arctic University of Norway) 

· Sergio Soares (University of Konstanz)

· Moderator: Mike Putnam (Pennsylvania State University)

11:20 – 11:30 am

Break

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Tutorial: New Frontiers in Heritage Language Pedagogy

· Melissa Bowles (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 – 3:30 pm


 

Roundtable: Spanish Teaching & Experimental Work

Finding Ways to Link Spanish Language Development and Education Along the Lifespan

· Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

· Melissa Bowles (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

· Julio Torres (University of California, Irvine)

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Closing Session

· Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine) 


Published: Friday, February 5, 2021