LINGUIST List 27.2438

Thu Jun 02 2016

Confs: Applied Ling/UK

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Date: 02-Jun-2016
From: Monika S. Schmid <>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Language Attrition
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3rd International Conference on Language Attrition
Short Title: ICLA3

Date: 05-Jul-2016 - 07-Jul-2016
Location: Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Contact: Monika S. Schmid
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Third International Conference on Language Attrition (ICLA3)
Colchester, UK, July 5 – 7 2016

Call Deadline extended to: 30 November 2015! Please view call for papers here:

Plenary Speakers (updated):

- Jubin Abutalebi, Università Vita Salute San Raffaele
- Merel Keijzer, University of Groningen
- Judith Kroll, Pennsylvania State University
- Silvina Montrul, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign
- Karsten Steinhauer, McGill University, Montreal

Conference Organisers:

- Monika Schmid (University of Essex)
- Esther de Leeuw (Queen Mary University of London)
- Laura Dominguez (University of Southampton)
- Elena Schmitt (Southern Connecticut State University)

Meeting website:


Tuesday, 5.7.2016


Brain signatures of L1 attrition: Evidence from event-related potentials
Karsten Steinhauer

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

Prepositions in Western Icelandic: Evidence from map task data
Nicole Dehé

Language attrition in multilingual development: An Austrian perspective
Ulrike Jessner & Manon Megens

12:15-14:00 Lunch and posters

Attrition profiles: What CDST can and can’t tell us about attrition
Conny Opitz

The Role of L1 Literacy in Language Maintenance Among Immigrant Adolescents
Elena Schmitt
Error Rates in L1 Attriters: The Impact of Age at Emigration and of Continued L1 Use
Rasmus Steinkrauss & Monika S. Schmid

15:30-16:00 Coffee

16:00-17:00 Aging attriters: how methodological challenges can help construct bilingual theories
Merel Keijzer


Wednesday, 6.7.2016

Language Attrition and Intergenerational Transmission
Silvina Montrul

Coffee break

Language Attrition in Bilingual First Language Acquisition: Longitudinal Evidence from Preschoolers
Annick De Houwer, Mark H. Bornstein & Diane Putnick

Language attrition and reactivation in childhood. A case study
Cristina Flores

L1 attrition in a multidialectal setting: Input and Intake in L1 Spanish null and postverbal subjects
Glyn Hicks & Laura Dominguez

An investigation of maturational constraints for L1 attrition: L1 attainment of Turkish-English bilinguals in the UK
Tugba Karayayla & Monika S. Schmid

Investigating L1 attrition effects in Sylheti-English bilinguals from the London Bengali community
Kathleen McCarthy & Esther de Leeuw

Lunch and posters

Investigating the neurocognitive correlates of L1 attrition: Changes in morphosyntactic processing
Kristina Kasparian, Francesco Vespignani & Karsten Steinhauer

Gradient strength of NPIs in Greek attriters
Anastasios Chatzikonstantinou, Polyxeni Pata & Douglas Saddy

15:00-15:30 Coffee

Conflict and attrition between languages and neural consequences
Jubin Abutalebi

19:00- Conference dinner

Thursday, 7.7.2016

The consequences of native language regulation for bilingualism and second language learning
Judith Kroll

Coffee break

L1 Tone attrition among bilinguals in an L2 speaking environment
Xiangjie Cao

Phonological convergence amongst G4 and lexical loss in G5 Hubei speakers in Malaysia
Mai Yen Low, Eileen Lee & Tze Jien Khoo

Immigrants’ speech: is phonetic attrition a necessary precondition for phonological attrition to occur?
Rosalba Nodari, Chiara Celata & Naomi Nagy

Adaptation or attrition? L1 rhoticity in American English-German late bilinguals
Marie-Christin Himmel & Barış Kabak

12:15-14:00 Lunch and posters

On the state of the art in language attrition research
Monika S. Schmid & Barbara Köpke


The following submissions have been accepted for a poster presentation at ICLA3:

Transfer of metacognitive reading comprehension strategies in Brazilian Portuguese and in English as a second language
Diane Blank Bencke, IFRS Farroupilha/PUCRS, Lilian Cristine Hubner, PUCRS

I am not an immigrant, but I still lose my L1: What is lost?
Kiranmayi Nallan Chakravarthi, Foundation Center, Ministry of Health

Individual L1 attrition: Permanent or temporary changes in speakers’ native language?
Gloria Chamorro, University of Kent, Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh & Patrick Sturt, University of Edinburgh

The impact of language choice on L1 use and maintenance: The case of Tunisian bilingual speakers
LEILA CHARGUI, Faculty of Arts & Humanities of Sousse

Restructuring of L1 competence in Spanish-French late bilinguals: the case of semantic extensions
Lyanne AHUMADA EBRATT, Octogone-Lordat, Barbara KÖPKE, Octogone-Lordat

Interpersonal Variation in Late L1 Attrition and Its Implications for the Competence/Performance Debate
Dobrinka Genevska-Hanke, Universitaet Oldenburg

A longitudinal investigation into L1 attrition in Steffi Graf
Esther de Leeuw, Queen Mary University of London, Monika Schmid, University of Essex

The attrition of French as a foreign languae (FFL): the case of Greek learners
Kleopatra Mytara, Octogone-Lordat, Barbara Köpke, Octogone-Lordat, Olga Theophanous, Octogone-Lordat

Ab initio language learning and the summer break
Conny Opitz, Trinity College Dublin, Sarah Smyth, Trinity College Dublin

Cognitive fluency and problem-solving mechanisms in the context of third language attrition
Sandra Reitbrecht, University of Vienna

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