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Monday, September 9

13:00   Welcome, coffee and tea

13:30   Introductory words by Pieter Muysken / Gerrit Jan Kootstra

13:45   Invited speaker: Eva M. Fernández (Queens College and Graduate Center, City University of New York) — Bilingualism and language change: Wandering across language boundaries

14:45   coffee / tea break

15:10   Monique Flecken1, Johannes Gerwien2 and Ton Dijkstra1 (1Radboud University Nijmegen, 2Heidelberg University) — On the L2 acquisition of complex conceptual structures: aspect priming in L1 and L2 Dutch sentence production

15:45   Rena Torres Cacoullos & Catherine E. Travis (Penn State University & Australian National University) — Priming in code-switching: what grammatical consequences?

16:20   Gerrit Jan Kootstra & Hülya Şahin (Radboud University Nijmegen) — Cross-linguistic priming and language change: Linguistic and speaker-specific factors

16:55   Drinks and snacks

Tuesday, September 10

9:10     Welcome, coffee and tea

9:30     Invited speaker: Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara) — Priming (in L1 and L2): An observational-data perspective

10:30   coffee / tea break

11:05   Geertje van Bergen, Béryl Hilberink, Marianne Starren, & Ton Dijkstra (Radboud University Nijmegen) — The initial development of an L2 lexicon: Effects of frequency and transparency on word recognition

11:40   David Peeters¹, Elin Runnquist², Daisy Bertrand², & Jonathan Grainger² (1MPI Nijmegen, 2Aix-Marseille University & CNRS, Marseille) — Bilingual language switching across languages and modalities: RT and ERP effects

12:15   Natalia Romanova & Kira Gor (University of Maryland) — Mechanisms underlying lexical access in native and second language processing of gender and number agreement

12:50   Lunch

13:50   Gerardo Ortega1 & Gary Morgan2 (1MPI Nijmegen, 2City University London and Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Centre) — Cross-linguistic priming in cross-modal bilinguals: The role of sign iconicity in word activation

14:25   Gareth Carrol & Kathy Conklin (University of Nottingham) — Getting your wires crossed: Do L1 idioms presented in L2 show priming effects in bilinguals?

15:00   coffee / tea break

15:20   Poster session:

  • David Allen (University of Nottingham) — Making sense of the Sense model: Translation priming with Japanese-English bilinguals
  • Tatiana Kohlstedt (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) — Processing of novel words in a familiar context: A reading study with advanced learners of German as a foreign language
  • Christer Johansson & Irine Fuh (University of Bergen) — Cross-linguistic lexical priming between second languages
  • Yasunari Harada1 & Miwa Morishita2 (1Waseda University, 2Kobe Gakuin University) — Syntactic priming effects revisited: Reconsidering potential priming effects in interactional tasks by Japanese EFL learners
  • Orsolya Fazakas (Tel Aviv University) — Language shift and code-swiching of Hungarian minority in Israel
  • Robbert van Sluijs (Radboud University Nijmegen) — Syntactic priming in narratives: Past time reference in Negerhollands
  • Hülya Şahin1, Ad Backus2, Peter Indefrey3, & Gerrit Jan Kootstra1 (1Radboud University Nijmegen, 2Tilburg University, 3Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf) — Entrenchment of innovative language usage: An experimental study
  • Francesca Moro & Pablo Irizarri van Suchtelen (Radboud University Nijmegen) — Dominant language transfer in heritage speakers in the Netherlands: Evidence from elicited semi-spontaneous production in Spanish and Ambon Malay

18:30   Dinner in Restaurant De Waagh (in city centre of Nijmegen)

Wednesday, September 11

9:10     Welcome, coffee and tea

9:30     Miwa Morishita1 & Franklin Chang2 (1Kobe Gakuin University, 2University of Liverpool) — Using structural priming to promote implicit learning of elementary-level Japanese EFL learners

10:05   Robert M. Maier (Universität Augsburg) — The impact of linguistic biography on cross-linguistic structural priming in spontaneous translation tasks

10:40   coffee / tea break

11:05   Gunnar Jacob, Kalliopi Katsika, Mark Calley, Lisa Martinek, Neiloufar Family, & Shanley Allen (University of Kaiserslautern) — The role of surface and global syntactic structure in cross-linguistic priming

11:40   Martijn Goudbeek & Emiel Krahmer (Tilburg University) — Crosslinguistic priming in interactive reference

12:15   Lunch

13:20   Invited speaker: Rob Hartsuiker (Ghent University) — The development of shared syntax in second language learning

14:20   Goodbye