LINGUIST List 32.526

Thu Feb 11 2021

Confs: Socioling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 11-Feb-2021
From: Isabelle Barriere <>
Subject: NSF-REU International Mother Tongue Day Celebration!
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NSF-REU International Mother Tongue Day Celebration!

Date: 21-Feb-2021 - 21-Feb-2021
Location: NY- Online, USA
Contact: Isabelle Barriere
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Abadi; English

Meeting Description:

NSF-REU Intersection of Linguistics, Language & Culture
NSF-SMA # 2025637
Communication Sciences & Disorders, Molloy College, LI and Linguistics Program Brooklyn College, CUNY

The ILLC NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Site Program selects undergraduate students residing in the New York area and matches them with faculty mentors across several New York City campuses to gain research experience in various language-science fields (theoretical linguistics, first- and second-language acquisition, sentence processing, and bilingualism; speech, language, hearing and communication sciences, and developmental/acquired language disorders; signed and understudied languages; and others). The program benefits from the tremendous ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity of New York, and our mentors offer state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the Molloy Speech Perception, Speech Production, Language Intervention and Processing and Brain Bases of Communication Research Laboratories and Speech,Language and Hearing Center, LIU Downtown Brooklyn Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, the Brooklyn College Linguistics Laboratory and Sociolinguistics Laboratory, the CUNY Graduate Center’s Developmental Neurolinguistics Laboratory and the YVY Research Institute (located in a Head Start program that serves 3,000 children who speak 15 languages).

Program Information:

Online Symposium: Presentations of In-Progress Projects
Sunday February 21, 2021: 2pm to 5pm (Eastern Time- US & Canada)

The program will include:
- 9 presentations on work-in progress by NSF REU -ILLC Undergraduate Research Fellows on projects focusing on language use, development, structure and multilingualism on various languages (including Haitian Creole, Jamaican Creole, Malayalam, Ukrainian etc) ;
- Information on the upcoming ILLC June 4th Conference (including call for abstracts for all undergraduate students);
- Information on application for 2021-2022 NSF-REU fellowships for undergraduate students residing in the NYC tri-state area.

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