Presentations

Invited talks

Antoniou, K. (2019, December). The effect of bilingualism and bi-dialectalism on executive control and irony comprehension. Talk given at the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism research seminar series, University of Reading, UK.

Antoniou, K. (2018, October). Pragmatic and executive control skills of bilingual and bi-dialectal children from different sociolinguistic contexts. Invited talk at the Cyprus Acquisition Team weekly meetings, University of Cyprus.

Antoniou, K. (2017, March). The effect of childhood multilingualism and bi-dialectalism on implicature understanding and executive control skills. Invited talk at the Pragmatics Reading Group, University College London, UK.

Antoniou, K. (2016, December).Bilingual and bi-dialectal effects on pragmatics and non-linguistic cognition.  Invited talk at the colloquium series of the Centre for Cognitive Science, University of Freiburg, Germany.

Antoniou, K. (2016, June).  The effect of childhood bilingualism and bi-dialectalism on executive control and implicature understanding skills. Invited talk at the Language Processing and Language Acquisition Cluster meeting, Cambridge, UK

Antoniou, K. (2012, July).   The impact of bilingualism on children’s language and cognitive development.  Invited talk at Education First English-teaching company, Shanghai, China.

Refereed

Antoniou, K. & Spanoudis, G. (2020, February). How does bi-dialectalism compare to multilingualism and monolingualism? An examination of young adults’ vocabulary and executive control skills.  Paper presented at the International Conference on Multilingual Practice, University of Szczecin, Poland.

Antoniou, K. & Spanoudis, G. (2019, October). The effect of bilingualism and bi-dialectalism on irony comprehension. Paper presented at the Meaning in Flux 2019 conference, Yale University, New Haven, USA.

Antoniou, K. & Spanoudis, G. (2019, October). Where do bi-dialectals lie in the bilingual-monolingual continuum? An investigation of their vocabulary and executive control skills. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Scientific Conference of the Centre for Applied Neuroscience, University of Cyprus.

Antoniou, K. & Spanoudis, G. (2018, October). Inside the bi-dialectal mind and brain: An electrophysiological study on executive functions.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Conference of the Centre for Applied Neuroscience, University of Cyprus.

Antoniou K. & Spanoudis. G. (2018, October). Inside the bi-ialectal mind and brain: An electrophysiological study on executive functions. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Conference of the Center for Applied Neuroscience, Nicosia, University of Cyprus.

Antoniou, K., Veenstra, A., Kissine, M., and Katsos, N. (2017, November). How does childhood bilingualism and bi-dialectalism affect the interpretation and processing of implicature? Poster presented at the 42nd Boston University Conference on Language Development, USA.

Antoniou, K., Veenstra, A., Kissine, M., and Katsos, N. (2017, October). The effect of childhood bilingualism and bidialectalism on executive control and implicature understanding skills. Oral presentation at the Structural and Developmental Aspects of Bidialectalism workshop, University of Tromsø, Νorway.

Antoniou, K., Veenstra, A., Kissine, M., and Katsos, N. (2017, September). How does childhood bilingualism and bidialectalism affect the interpretation and processing of implicature? Oral presentation at the EuroSLA 27, University of Reading, UK.

Antoniou, K., Veenstra, A., Kissine, M., and Katsos, N. (2017, June). How does childhood bilingualism and bilectalism affect the interpretation and processing of implicature?  Oral presentation at the 7th biannual Experimental Pragmatics Conference, University of Cologne, Germany.

Veenstra, A., Antoniou, K., Katsos, N., and Kissine, M. (November, 2016). Resisting attraction: The role of executive control in monolingual and bilingual children.  Poster presented at the 41st Boston University Conference on Language Development.

Antoniou, K., Veenstra, A., Kissine, M., and Katsos, N. (2016, May).  Bi-dialectal pragmatics: An investigation into Dutch-Flemish bi-dialectal children’s implicature understanding skills.  Oral presentation at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Department of Linguistics, School of Philology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Antoniou, K. and Katsos, N. (2016, January).  The cognitive foundations of pragmatic development. Poster presented at the Trends in Experimental Pragmatics workshop, Berlin, Germany.

Antoniou, K., Veenstra, A., Kissine, M., and Katsos, N. (2015, September).  Cognitive and linguistic development in bilinguals and bi-dialectals. Poster presented at the 5th Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Antoniou, K., Katsos, N., Grohmann, K., and Kambanaros, M. (2013, November).  Is bilectalism similar to bilingualism?  An investigation into children’s vocabulary and executive control skills.   Oral presentation at the 38th Boston University Conference on Language Development, USA.

Antoniou, K. and Katsos, N. (2013, October).   The effect of bilectalism on children’s vocabulary and executive control skills.  Poster presented at the Language Sciences in the 21st century: The interdisciplinary challenge conference, Cambridge, UK.

Antoniou, K.,  Katsos, N., Parodi, T., Post, B., Hendriks, H., Alexopoulou, T., Hughes, C., Ellefson, M., Pushparatnam, M., and Landt, J. (2013, October).  What is the source of the multilinguals’ advantage in deriving pragmatic implicatures? Poster presented at the Language Sciences in the 21st century: The interdisciplinary challenge conference, Cambridge, UK.

Antoniou, K. (2013, September).  Bilingual pragmatics: A comparison of Cypriot-Greek bilingual and monolingual children.  Oral presentation at the International Conference on Greek Linguistics, Rhodes, Greece.

Antoniou, K., and Katsos, N. (2013, September).  Does multilingualism confer an advantage for pragmatic abilities?  Poster presented at the 5th Biennial Conference on Experimental Pragmatics, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Antoniou, K. (2013, July).   The impact of bilingualism on children’s pragmatic and cognitive development.  Oral presentation at the International Congress of Linguists, Geneva, Switzerland.

Antoniou, K., Katsos, N., Grohmann, K., and Kambanaros, M. (2013, June).  Pragmatics and cognitive control in bilinguals: Same or different from bilectals?  Poster presented at the Child Language Seminar, Manchester, UK.

Antoniou, K. (2013, May).   The Effect of Bilingualism on Children’s Inhibition, Task Switching and Working Memory Abilities.  Poster presented at the International Workshop on Bilingualism and Cognitive Control, Krakow, Poland.

Antoniou, K., Katsos, N., Grohmann, K., and Kambanaros, M. (2012, November).   Does bilingualism confer an advantage for pragmatic abilities?  Poster presented at the 37th Boston University Conference on Language Development, USA.

Antoniou, K. (2012, August).   Why are some people under-informative? Towards a two-stage model of informativeness and implicature generation.  Oral presentation at the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology conference, London, UK.

Antoniou, K. and Katsos, N. (2011, June).  Only some adults reject under-informative utterances.  Poster presented at the 4th Biennial Conference of Experimental Pragmatics, Barcelona, Spain.

Non-refereed

Antoniou, K. (2020, February). Inside the bi-dialectal mind: An investigation of executive control and irony comprehension skills. Talk given at the NeuroBid workshop, University of Cyprus.

Antoniou, K. (2015, April).   The effect of childhood bilingualism and bi-dialectalism on vocabulary, executive control, and pragmatic abilities.  Oral presentation at the Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics Cluster workshop, Cambridge, UK.

Antoniou, K., Grohmann, K., Kambanaros, M., and Katsos, N. (2012, June).  The relations between bilingualism, cognitive functioning and pragmatics in early school-aged children. Oral presentation at EURO-XPRAG workshop, Oslo, Norway.

Antoniou, K. (2012, June).   The effect of bilingualism on children’s pragmatic and executive control abilities.  Oral presentation at Semantics and Pragmatics Cluster workshop, University of Cambridge, UK.

Antoniou, K. (2011, May).  Scalar implicatures and individual differences.  Oral presentation at the 6th Athens Postgraduate Conference of the Department of Philology, Greece.

Antoniou, K. (2011, May).  Why some (but not all) adults compute scalar implicatures. Oral presentation at the 12th Looking at Language Acquisition workshop, University of Cambridge, UK.