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Date(s) - Oct 13, 2016 - Oct 14, 2016

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Mykolo Romerio universitetas, Teises fakultetas

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‘Study Abroad Research: Lessons from the Present, Directions for the Future’

13-14 October

Mykolas Romeris University

Ateities str. 20, Vilnius

Room I-414 (Conference Hall)

 

PROGRAMME

 

Thursday, 13 October

 

12.30-1.30 Lunch (I-220 Professorium)

 

1.30-1.45: Welcome & Conference Opening

 

1.45-2.45: Key-note address

 

Celeste Kinginger, Pennsylvania State University

‘Four questions for the next generation of study abroad researchers’


2.45-4.15: Session 1

WG2: Linguistic and cognitive factors impacting language development (Maria Juan-Garau / Carmen Pérez-Vidal)

2.45-3.30

Àngels Llanes, Lleida University

‘The impact of a study abroad experience on L2 linguistic development: what we know and what we need to know’

3.30-4.15

Imma Miralpeix,1 Victoria Zaytseva2 & Carmen Pérez-Vidal,2 1University of Barcelona / 2Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

‘Is vocabulary a winner after study abroad? An examination of oral and written data from the SALA project’

 

4.15-4.30: Coffee (I-220 Professorium)

 

4.30-6.00: Session 2

WG4: Individual differences in study abroad outcomes (Rosamond Mitchell)

 

4.30-5.15

Kata Csizér, Eötvös University, Budapest

‘The Contact Hypothesis and its relevance to foreign language learning’

 

5.15-6.00

Noriko Iwasaki, SOAS, University of London

‘Individual differences in study abroad outcomes: what individual variables and what outcomes? An exploration of further variables to consider’

 

 

Friday, 14 October

 

9.30-11.00: Session 3

WG1: Methods and measures of input and second language development (Jonas Granfeldt / Marianne Gullberg)

 

9.30-10.15

Jan Hulstijn, University of Amsterdam

‘Sociolinguistic and cognitive aspects of language proficiency: The perspective of BLC Theory’

 

10.15-11.00

Rebekah Rast, The American University in Paris & CNRS (UMR 7023)

‘Measuring foreign language exposure and its effects on language development: applications for study abroad’

 

11.00-11.30: Coffee (I-220 Professorium)

 

11.30-1.00: Session 4

WG3: Integration and social networks in residence abroad (Henry Tyne)

 

11.30-12.15

Rosamond Mitchell, University of Southampton

‘Social networking and informal language learning: researching the link’
12.15-1.00

Fanny Forsberg Lundell, Stockholm University

‘Cultural migrants – a case of long-term residency abroad’

 

1.00-2.00: Lunch (I-220 Professorium)

 

2.00-3.30: Session 5

WG5: ‘Interculturality and diversities in stays abroad’ (Fred Dervin)

 

2.00-2.45

Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ Church University

‘Finding creative threads between what we bring and what we find – interculturality and creative engagement’

 

2.45-3.30

Tiina Räisänen, University of Jyväskylä

‘Stay abroad, identities and intercultural development. Insights from a longitudinal study on Finnish engineers’ trajectories of socialization into global working life’

 

3.30-4.00: Coffee (I-220 Professorium)

 

4.00-5.00

Individual Working Groups Mapping Exercise

 

WG1: Room I-409

WG2: Room I-414

WG3: Room I-417

WG4: Room I-416

WG5: Room I-310

 

5.00-6.00

Roundtable discussion with feedback on mapping exercise from WG Chairs

(Room I-414)

 

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