Keynote Speakers

Erika Hoff
Florida Atlantic University
Common Patterns and Individual Differences in the Bilingual Development of Children in Immigrant Families
Marco Jacquemet
University of San Francisco
Transidiomia: Language and Power in the Digital Age
Enric Llurda
Universitat de Lleida
Reflections on the personal and political dimensions of bilingualism
Roy Lyster
McGill University
Cognitive support or social prestige: The use of English L1 in immersion
Virginia Zavala
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Bilingualisms, political economy and new subject positions: tensions and challenges for the 21st century
Virginia Yip
Chinese University of Hong Kong (official website currently unavailable)
Childhood bilingualism in homeland and heritage contexts

Theme Session Organizers

Diane Tedick
University of Minnesota

Advances In Immersion Teacher Education Research
Silvina Montrul
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Heritage language learning in children
Bene Bassetti
University of Birmingham

Language and Thought in Bilinguals and Second Language Learners
Thierry Nazzi
Université Paris Descartes

First language learning and the brain
Suzanne Hilgendorf
Simon Fraser University

Bilingualism in the context of world Englishes
Jorge Lemus
Universidad Don Bosco

Revitalization of Indigenous Languages