Prof. Virginia Yip and Prof. Stephen Matthews will give invited lectures in the Distinguished Speaker Series in the 2nd Symposium on Bilingualism and Intercultural Communication, August 7 and 9, Sydney, Australia.
The main purpose of this special workshop supported by the School of Humanities and Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney and Fairfield City Council for Bilingualism is to highlight the potentials and challenges of raising bilingual children. The presenters are leading international experts whose main area of expertise is childhood and community bilingualism. Participants of this workshop will have the rare opportunity to share their experiences and to learn from distinguished leaders in the field. Local participants will enjoy shared knowledge and insights with UWS academics and students who are future educators and bilingualism workers at this special workshop.
Prof. Li Ping from Penn State University with Prof. Virginia Yip (Director, CBRC), Miriam Wong (Brandeis University) and Jacky Kwan (CUHK) visited CBRC on 30 May 2012.
Dr. Stephen Matthews, CBRC Co-Director, was interviewed by South China Morning Post (南華早報) on 27 May, 2012.
Date: 15 May 2012 (Tuesday) – 16 May 2012 (Wednesday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Congratulations to Hinny Wong, recipient of the LSHK Outstanding Thesis Award! Hinny received the award from the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong and presented her work at the Annual Research Forum in December 2010.
Title of her MPhil thesis:
The acquisition of verb-particle constructions in Cantonese-English children