Whereabouts

On December 2nd, I’ll be talking about bilingual language development as part of a KNAW “domeinmiddag” called Meertalig Nederland.

Cross-linguistic influence in bilingual children: when, how much and why does it occur? Colloquium talk at UiL OTS, Utrecht University, November 21st.

How qualitative aspects of bilingual children’s language experience do (not) predict their developing language proficiency: New insights and practical implications. Invited talk at Taal Ontwikkeling in Kinderen dag, University of Amsterdam, November 13th.

Predicting individual differences in cross-linguistic influence in bilingual language development. Plenary talk at Capturing and quantifying individual differences in bilingualism at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, September 2nd to 3rd.

Crosslinguistic influence in simultaneous bilingual children: new insights from online and offline techniques. Paper with Chantal van Dijk (first author) and Ton Dijkstra at at International Symposium of Bilingualism 12 at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, June 23rd to 28th.

Assessing the validity of the Dutch Cross- linguistic Lexical Task (CLT). Paper with Elise van Wonderen (first author) at International Symposium of Bilingualism 12 at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, June 23rd to 28th.

The emergence and development of metalinguistic awareness in Bilingual Primary Education in the Netherlands. Poster with Jan Willem Chevalking (first author) and Roeland van Hout at International Symposium of Bilingualism 12 at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, June 23rd to 28th.

Priming cross-linguistic influence: evidence for shared syntax in bilingual children? Poster at International Symposium of Bilingualism 12 at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, June 23rd to 28th.

Predicting cross-linguistic influence in bilingual language development: the role of language-level, contextual, and individual-level factors. Plenary talk at Bilingual Acquisition of Language and Literacy conference at Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics, Berlin, Germany, May 22nd to 24th

Kletskoppen on the road
In May we were at science festival Expeditie Next in Rotterdam running some of the Kletskoppen demos about child language and bilingualism. And in June, a bunch of us went along to Boekids youth festival in Den Haag.