Heritage languages in children and adults

Date: 27. Januar 2017
Venue: Leibniz-ZAS, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Seminar room 403
Organizers: Natalia Gagarina and Artemis Alexiadou

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Short opening (Natalia)

Presentation of Artemis’ (post)docs – group

11.10 – 11.40

Anastasia Paspali

Processing gender agreement: an attraction study in native & heritage Greek

11.40 – 12.10

Gulsen Yilmaz

Variability in the expression of definiteness and specificity in heritage Turkish

12.10 – 12.40

Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga

Generic noun phrases in German-Greek bilinguals: an experimental approach

12.40 – 14.00


Presentations of the two guest labs: Tanja Kupisch and Marit Westergaard (LAVA)

14.00 - 14.30

Tanja Kupisch

Definiteness and accent in Turkish heritage speakers of German

14.30 – 15.00

Marit Westergaard
(LAVA group)

Microvariation in Multilingual Situations (MiMS): Grammatical Gender and Word Order in Russian-Norwegian and Russian-German children and adults

Presentations of Natalia’s (post)docs – group

15.00 – 15.30

Antje Sauermann

Anaphora resolution: theories and empirical evidence from eye-tracking

15.30 – 16.00

Nathalie Topaj

On Referentiality in Russian-German bilingual grammars

16:00 16:30


16:30 – 17:00

Natalia Gagarina

ZAS research on bilingual (L1 and L2) grammars

Joint discussion (areas for collaboration) turning into the social dinner in chã chã (Friedrichstrasse 63) or in otito (Leipziger Str. 30)

17.00 – open end