May 9: Bilingual Mind, Brain & Child Development Symposium

A great event this Monday!

Please join us for the Bilingual Mind, Brian & Child Development symposium at UT Austin on May 9th.

Bilingual Mind, Brain & Child Development Symposium


Room 2.106

300 W. Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX – 78712


Monday May 9


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome address by Dr. James Booth, Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, UT Austin


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ellen Bialystok, York University

“Bilingualism and attention: What’s the connection?”

Introduction by Dr. Ioulia Kovelman, University of Michigan, Harrington Fellow


10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break


10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Dr. Karen Emmorey, San Diego State University

“Psycholinguistic, cognitive, and neural implications of bimodal bilingualism”

Introduction by Dr. Richard Meier, Chair of the Linguistics Department, UT Austin


11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Lunch break 


1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Dr. Claude Goldenberg, Stanford University

“Reviving an American Tradition: Bilingual Education”

Introduction by Dr. Rebecca Callahan, Associate Professor of Bilingual-Bicultural

Program, School of Education, UT Austin


2:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. General Discussion with speakers and Drs. Bharath Chandrasekaran, Li Sheng, Ioulia Kovelman


3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Closing address by Dr. Lisa Bedore, Communication & Sciences Department, UT Austin


We gratefully acknowledge support from the Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, UT Austin



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