More than one language in the brain: acquisition and coexistence

Aula VI

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8.50 - 9.20 Registration
9.20 - 9.30 WELCOME
9.30 - 10.30 Keynote Speaker: Adriana Belletti (Universit√† di Siena / Université de Genève)
On the acquisition of complex derivations
10.30 - 11.10 Shenai Hu and Maria Teresa Guasti
(Università di Verona, Università di Milano Bicocca)
Complexity in the acquisition of relative clauses: evidence from school- age Chinese-Italian bilinguals
11.10 - 11.30 COFEE BREAK
11.30 - 12.10 Cristina Flores and Esther Rinke
(University of Minho, Braga, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main)
The grammar of Portuguese heritage bilinguals is not incomplete
12.10 - 12.50 Petra Bernardini and Monica Timofte
(University of Lund, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava)
On the direction of crosslinguistic influence in the bilingual acquisition of object clitics
12.50 - 14.20 LUNCH
14.20 - 15.00 Poster Session
15.00 - 15.40 Stefano Rastelli (CAROLE University of Greenwich)
Quantized Second Language Acquisition
15.40 - 16.20 Loredana Pozzuoli (Università per Stranieri di Perugia)
Exploring the use of request modification devices in Italian learners of English
16.20 - 17.00 Lena dal Pozzo (Università di Firenze)
L2 Acquisition at Interfaces: New Information subjects in Finnish L2
17.00 - 17.20 COFFEE BREAK
17.20 - 18.00 Maria Vender, Maria Teresa Guasti, Maria Garraffa, Antonella Sorace
(University of Verona, University of Milano Bicocca, Heriot Watt University-Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh)
Child L2 learning and Specific Language Impairment: superficially similar but linguistically different
18.00 - 19.00 Keynote Speaker: Cornelia Hamann (Carl von Ossiezky Universität Oldenburg)
Types of syntactic complexity: How typical and atypical bilinguals deal with complex structures
19.00 - 19.10 FAREWELL

Carla Contemori, Lena Dal Pozzo, Simona Matteini (UPenn, Firenze, Siena) Resolving pronominal anaphora in real time

Yhara Formisano ( Università degli Studi di Perugia) Scalar Implicatures in English L2

Angelika Prattes (Karl Franzens Universität Graz) Language systems in German- English Bilinguals. A study on Placement Verbs

Borbala Samu (Università per Stranieri di Perugia) Modal verbs in L2 Italian of English speakers: grammaticalization and Polysemy copying

Rosa Chiara Vitolo, Valerio Santangelo (Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Università degli Studi di Perugia) Multisensory integration effects in the phonological acquisition of a foreign language