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* Programme now available * The NAPdag is a day in which junior researchers predominately from the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) present their work. Room 420, Spuistraat 210, Amsterdam.

Detail Summary
Date 1 November 2013


  • 9:30 Room open
  • 9:45 Opening by Folkert Kuiken and introduction of the jury (Suzanne Aalberse, Maria Aloni and Jenny Audring)

Session 1 (Chair: Margreet)

  • 10:00-10:30 Tessa Spätgens Qualitative differences between single and multiple word association tasks in L1 and L2 children
  • 10:30-11:00 Matthias Passer Change in systems of nominal categorisation: De agnosticismo et scientia
  • 11:00-11:15 Coffee break

Session 2 (Chair: Iris)

  • 11:15-11:45 Seid Tvica Testing the Rich Agreement Hypothesis
  • 11:45-12:15 Vadim Kimmelman Focus in Russian Sign Langauge
  • 12:15-12:45 Elin Derks The trouble with troubles-talk: Psychosocial topics in cancer consultations
  • 12:45-14:00 Lunch break

Session 3 (Chair: Margreet)

  • 14:00-15:10 “Meet the new PhD’s
  1. Jelke Bloem Learner modeling and language contact in syntax: word order in verbal clusters in the Dutch-Frisian continuum
  2. Tiffany Boersma Morphophonology in children with and without developmental dyslexia
  3. Evelyn Bosma Cognitive effects and the character of Frisian-Dutch bilingualism among Frisian children
  4. Maja Ćurčić The Interplay between Learner, Language, and Input Characteristics in Second Language Acquisition
  5. Caitlin Meyer The acquisition of numerals and ordinals
  6. Brechje van Osch Interface and non-interface phenomena in heritage speakers and L2 learners of Spanish: differences and similarities
  7. Nika Stefan Language preservation and language loss in Frisian: a sociolinguistic profile
  8. Janneke Verschoor The nature of polarity items

15:10-15:30 Coffee break

Session 4 (Chair: Iris)

  • 15:30-16:00 Mathias Madsen What is the P600? Rational Reconstruction and the Syntax/Semantics Distinction
  • 16:00-16:30 Sophie ter Schure Learning sounds in infancy: statistics vs. semantics
  • 16:30 Closing


  • 16:40-18:00 Bungehuis (3rd floor)