Bilingual Mind, Brain & Child Development Symposium

Monday, May 9, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome address by Dr. James Booth, Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, UT Austin

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ellen Bialystok, York University

Bilingualism and attention: What's the connection?

Introduction by Dr. Ioulia Kovelman, University of Michigan, Harrington Fellow

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Dr. Karen Emmorey, San Diego State University

Psycholinguistic, cognitive, and neural implications of bimodal bilingualism

Introduction by Dr. Richard Meier, Chair of the Linguistics Department, UT Austin

11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Lunch break

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Dr. Claude Goldenberg, Stanford University

Reviving an American Tradition: Bilingual Education

Introduction by Dr. Rebecca Callahan, Associate Professor of Bilingual-Bicultural Program, School of Education, UT Austin

2:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. General Discussion with speakers and Drs. Bharath Chandrasekaran, Li Sheng, Ioulia Kovelman

3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closing address by Dr. Lisa Bedore, Communication & Sciences Department, UT Austin

We gratefully acknowledge support from the Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, UT Austin


Room 2.106
300 W. Dean Keeton Street 
Austin, TX - 78712
The event free and open to the public
Watch the live stream here.