2021/22 Seminars

Date: Tuesday 5th October 2021, 2pm Recording 

Speaker: Prof Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University) 

Title: How high quality language environments create high quality learning environments


Date: Tuesday 2nd November 2021, 11am Recording  

Speaker: Prof Catherine Tamis Le-Monda (NYU Steinhardt) and Dr Catalina Suarez-Rivera (UCL) 

Title: Principles of Embodied Language Learning: Active Infants in Structured Physical, Social, and Cultural Environments


Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021, 11am Recording not available

Speaker: Prof Flavia Adani (Freie Universität Berlin) 

Title: (A)typical trajectories of complex sentences’ comprehension from pre-school-age to adolescence


Date: Tuesday 11th January 2022, 10.30am Recording 

Speaker: Prof Nivedita Mani (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) 

Title: Curiosity-driven learning in early childhood


Date: Tuesday 1st February 2022, 11am Recording  

Speaker: Dr Liam Blything (University of Liverpool) 

Title: Exploring the role of information structure in understanding pronouns


Date: Tuesday 5th April 2022, 11am Recording 

Speaker: Dr Judit Fazekas (University of Manchester) 

Title: The role of prediction in language development


Date: Tuesday 10th May 2022, 11am Recording  

Speaker: Assoc Prof Sudha Arunachalam (NYU Steinhardt) 

Title: Learning words from overheard language input


Date: Tuesday 7th June 2022, 11am Recording  

Speaker: Dr Silke Brandt (Lancaster University) 

Title: Cross-cultural differences in the relationship between language and Theory of Mind development