Programme Second Language in the Brain Symposium

Time Event
9.30–10 am Registration - King William 315
Tea and Coffee
10:10–10:30 am Opening and Welcome
Professor Judith Burnett, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Professor Alessandro Benati, Director of CAROLE
10.30–10:40 am Teachers and Developmental Linguists pose key questions to Neurolinguist
Professor Stefano Rastelli, University of Pavia
10:40–11:30 am Language, memory, and brain: The role of long-term memory systems in first and second language
Professor Michael Ullman, Georgetown University, USA
11:40am–12:30 pm Event-related brain potentials as metrics of non-native language learning and loss
Professor Lee Osterhout, University of Washington, USA
12:40–1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30–2:20 pm Electrophysiological changes during word or grammar learning and the role of feedback
Dr. Doug Davidson, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain, and Language, Spain
2:30–3:20 pm Language control in the bilingual brain: Why the interactional context matters
Professor David W. Green, University College London, UK
3:30–4:20 pm ERP profiles in bilingualism: Effects of age of acquisition, language proficiency, L1-L2 interactions, and L1 attrition after L2 immersion
Professor Karsten Steinhauer, McGill University, Canada
4:20–4:30 pm Break
4:30–5:00 pm Round Table
Professor Leah Roberts, University of York & Professor Jason Rothman, University of Reading
5–5.30 pm Closing
Professor Tom Barnes, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Greenwich
Wine Reception

Second Language in the Brain Symposium is hosted by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Greenwich.