Implicit and Explicit Conditions, Processes, and Knowledge In SLA and Bilingualism

Welcome to GURT 2009

Conference Dates: March 13-15, 2009



Ronald P. Leow and Cristina Sanz
Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Georgetown University

Plenary Speakers:

  • Ellen Bialystok, York University, CANADA

How analysis and control lead to advantages and disadvantages in bilingual processing

  • Nick Ellis, University of Michigan, USA

Implicit and explicit SLA and their interface

  • Arthur S. Reber, Brooklyn College, USA

Implicit and explicit processes in learning: A delicate synergistic dance

  • Bill Vanpatten, Texas Tech University, USA

Stubborn syntax: How it resists explicit learning

  • Michael Ullman, Georgetown University, USA

Declarative and procedural memory in first and second language
Center for brain basis of cognition keynote

Invited Panel Organizers:

  • ZhaoHong Han, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA

Learner spontaneous processing of input

  • Carme PĂ©rez-Vidal, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, SPAIN

The role of stay abroad and language development of non-primary languages

  • John N. Williams & Patrick Rebuschat, University of Cambridge, UK

Statistical learning and language acquisition

Department of Linguistics/Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Georgetown University
March 13-15, 2009, Washington, DC