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Plenary speakers

We are proud to introduce our plenary speakers (in alphabetical order):

Barbara Gross

Thursday 15 September 2022 (morning)

 'Linguistic and cultural heterogeneity in super-diverse contexts: The example of South Tyrol, Italy'

  • Linguistic-cultural diversity in educational institutions
  • Heritage language education in South Tyrol
  • Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
  • Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
  • Intercultural pedagogy

Jarich Hoekstra

Friday 16 September 2022 (morning)

'It Fryske bynwurdsysteem: in enklityske ûnderskikker en in Doubly-Filled Comp'

  • Dat / oft / 't
  • Trije ûngelikense ûnderskikkers (complementizers)
  • Fariaasje binnen it Fryske bynwurdsysteem
  • Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel (Dútslân)
  • 'The syntax of infinitives in Frisian'

Joep Leerssen

Thursday 15 September 2022 (afternoon)

'Minor languages negotiating the rise and fall of the Public Sphere'

  • Modern European literature
  • Nationalism and the history of national movements
  • History of the humanities since 1800
  • Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism in Europe (Amsterdam University Press, 2018)
  • University of Amsterdam & Maastricht University

Odette Scharenborg

Wednesday 14 September 2022 (morning)

'Towards inclusive automatic speech recognition'

  • Automatic speech recognition (ASRs)
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Bias of state-of-the-art ASRs against gender, age, and accents
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Diversity and inclusion