[lg policy] Fwd: Bilingualism and Executive Function: An Interdisciplinary Approach Workshop at CUNY preceding ISB10

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 16:56:27 UTC 2015

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Date: Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 9:31 AM

Bilingualism and Executive Function: An Interdisciplinary Approach Workshop
at CUNY preceding ISB10

CAL Language Policy Research Network
Our colleagues at CUNY have asked us to announce the Workshop on
Bilingualism and Executive Function An Interdisciplinary Approach Workshop
to be held at CUNY immediately preceding International Symposium, on

Date: 18-19 May 2015, Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Place:  CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Ave, New York City)

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, with the generous
support of the National Science Foundation, is pleased to announce a
two-day workshop on bilingualism and executive function.  The workshop's 5
panels will feature two invited speakers and a discussant.  The
participants' areas include cognitive psychology, linguistics, aging, and
neuropsychology, bringing an interdisciplinary perspective to the question
of how bilingualism is related to executive function.

The Workshop will immediately precede the International Symposium on
Bilingualism-10 at Rutgers University (ISB-10, 20-24 May 2015).

Researchers in all areas of cognitive science and related fields are
welcome to submit abstracts for a poster session (18 May 2015) on
bilingualism and executive function.

Abstract submission deadline: Sunday, 05 April 2015

Bilingualism speakers
Thomas Bak (U of Edinburgh, Albert Costa (U Pompeu Fabra), Tamar Gollan
(UCSD), Judith Kroll (Penn State), Antonella Sorace (U of Edinburgh)
Executive function speakers Naomi Friedman (U of Colorado), Raymond Klein
(Dalhousie), Klara Marton (CUNY), Yaakov Stern (Columbia U), Laura Zahodne
(Columbia) Discussants Jubin Abutelabi (U Vita-Salute San Raffaele),
Virginia Mueller Gathercole (Florida Intl U), Lynn Hasher (U of Toronto).
Hal Pashler (UCSD), Virginia Valian (CUNY) Summary and Synthesis Ellen
Bialystok (York University)

Organizing Committee
Irina A. Sekerina, Virginia Valian, Stephen Boatright, Lauren Spradlin
(CUNY Grad Ctr)

Web site: http://bef2015.commons.gc.cuny.edu/
Contact: bef2015 at gmail.com

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 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

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