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. Nick Evans from Australian National University visited CBRC on 13 May, 2013. We were grateful that Prof. Evans gave a talk on linguistic field work in New Guinea.
Prof. Jasone Cenoz and Prof. Durk Gorter from University of the Basque Country visited CBRC on 9 Jul 2012. We were grateful that Prof. Cenoz gave a talk on “Real multilingual speakers vs. ideal speakers of several languages” and Prof. Gorter gave a talk on “Multilingual interaction in education and society”.
Kenneth Mai from Prof. Maria Polinsky’s Lab at Harvard University visited CBRC on 1 Jun 2012.
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