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5th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 16 Mar 2017

Sept 12-15, 2017 - Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

The Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism (BSBM) is a school intended for post-graduate students and researchers interested in an updated overview of the field in an international academic context.

The teachers of the different modules are world-wide known experts who represent different disciplinary approaches and will discuss state-of-the-art research on the cognitive, linguistic and cultural aspects of bi- and multilingualism.

Attendees of the Summer School will have the opportunity to present their work as oral presentation or poster in two Research' sessions. Note that all the works will be accepted (see below).


Modules and teachers

The school offers 4 modules presented by the following teachers:

Module 1. Multilingualism and Neuroprotection   

Jubin Abutalebi (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan)

Module 2. Bilingual acquisition: the early stages 

Fred H. Genesee (Mc Gill University, Montreal)

Module 3. The social side of multilingualism 

Katherine Kinzler (Cornell University, Ithaca)

Module 4. Connecting language 

Guillaume Thierry (Bangor University, Bangor)

Each module will comprise 4 hours for a total of 16 hours for the whole summer school, which will run for 4 days (from Tuesday the 12nd to Friday the 15th). Each day participants will have teaching modules in the morning, plus one afternoon session on Tuesday, from 15:00 to 19:00. 


Researchers' session

Together with the courses, all the attendees will have the opportunity to present their work in two researchers' sessions taking place on Wednesday and Friday. The researchers' sessions will be directed by Albert Costa (UPF), Marco Calabria (UPF) and Cristina Baus (UPF) and students will have 15-20 minutes to present pre- or post-doctoral research either 'work in progress' or finished projects. Interested students should submit an abstract (see Program for further details). Abstracts will be all accepted, either as a poster or oral presentation