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The Multilingualism & Diversity Lectures 2017

Registration & Contact

maiwald@uni-hildesheim.de

Coordination

Prof. Elke Montanari (Institute for German Language and Literature), Prof. Joachim Griesbaum (Institute for Information Science and Natural Language Processing)

Cooperation

Zentrum für Bildungsintegration
Focal Point Multilingualism

Institute for German Language and Literature
Institute for Informatics and Language Technology
University of Hildesheim

STIFTUNG UNIVERSITÄT HILDESHEIM
Bühler Campus – Room LN 004 / Lübecker Str. 1, 31141 Hildesheim / 06 to 09 July 2017

WE WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THE MULTILINGUALISM & DIVERSITY LECTURES.

The ring lecture will focus on the topics Multilingualism and Diversity in language acquisition and education and ties in with the project “Shaping Change – language promotion and language training” as an integral part of innovative teacher training in Lower Saxony.

In a lecture series entitled Multilingualism and Diversity Lectures, internationally renowned researchers will talk about the current state of knowledge of fundamental issues concerning language training and language promotion. Areas of particular interest are “Translanguaging” (Prof. PhD Ofelia García, New York), “Receptive Multilingualism” (Prof. PhD Jan ten Thije, Utrecht), “Do balanced bilinguals exist?” (Prof. PhD Jeanine Treffers-Daller, Reading),  “Balanced Bilinguals and Language Dominance” (Prof. PhD Michael Daller, Reading) and “Multilingualism in the Individual: A Psycholinguistic perspective” (Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen, Potsdam). The lectures will be held in English; they will be video-recorded and presented online.

THE SPEAKERS:
Prof. PhD Ofelia García:
City University of New York – The Graduate Center, Urban Education Program

Prof. PhD Jan ten Thije:
Universiteit Utrecht, Institute for Linguistics

Prof. PhD Jeanine Treffers-Daller:
University of Reading, Institute of Education

Prof. PhD Michael Daller:
University of Reading, Institute for English Language and Applied Linguistics

Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen:
Universität Potsdam, Potsdam Research Insitute for Multilingualism

Website: https://mudil.blog.uni-hildesheim.de

We are looking forward to your attendance.