Last week, Rajka presented on “Recognition of interrupted speech for native and non-native listeners” at the 57th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in beautiful Boston.
A powerful essay on the importance and beauty of being bilingual:
This Saturday, Rajka is going to participate in the panel discussion on Questions on Bilingualism: Addressing support, concerns, benefits and realistic expectations. The event is organized by Austin Independent School District and Think Bilingual Austin. If you have children in the local school system or if you want to learn more about benefits of bilingualism, come and join us (more information at: http://austin.thinkbilingual.org/events-2/!
Some pictures from the event:
Good luck to Suzanne Van Der Feest who is going to BUCLD! She will talk about our work on the effects of speaking style and context on online word recognition in young children and adults.
When not in the lab…Tasty times with delicious food and entertaining conversations!
On October 26, 2016 the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Linguistics, and the Department of French and Italian will host a symposium on Second Language Acquisition: Advances in Behavioral and Neural Research. Take a look at the program and pre-register here: seclangacqsymp_agenda-1. We hope to see many of you there!
Congratulations to Maria Gavino who is one of only 15 students in the Liberal Arts college to win the prestigious scholarship to support her honor’s thesis work in the UTSoundLab! The topic of her thesis is “Auditory Free Classification of Early and Late Spanish-English Bilinguals.” Well done, Maria!!