Program

Referential expressions and text coherence at the onset of school age
Organizers: Dagmar Bittner / Nadja Kühn (ZAS Berlin)

Claudia Müller (TU Dortmund):
Zur narrativen Entwicklung von Vorschulkindern unterschiedlicher Muttersprache und sozialen Hintergrunds

Insa Gülzow (DRK-Kliniken Westend, Berlin):
Establishing discourse referents: indefinite noun phrases in German children’s narratives

Chigusa Kurumada (Stanford U):
Topicality and aspect marking: A case of Japanese narrative andconversational discourses

Discourse coherence and pronominal anaphora in language acquisition
Organizers: Natalia Gagarina / Milena Kühnast (ZAS Berlin)

Elsi Kaiser (U of Southern California):
Inferencing with limitedknowledge: Investigating the sources of coherence cues

Nathalie Topaj (ZAS):
Acquisition of discourse coherence:pronominal reference in Russian and German bilingual and monolingualnarratives

Anastasia Dressler1, Anna Wolleb2, Stefania Bargagna3, Valentina Perelli3, Lucia Pfanner3, Paola Cipriani3, Anna-Maria Chilosi3, Susanne Boniecki4 und Wolfgang U. Dressler4. (1Medical U Vienna, 2U di Pavia, 3IRCCS, Stella Maris Foundation, Scientific Institute for Child and Adolescence Neurology and Psychiatry,  Pisa, 4Austrian Academy ofSciences, Vienna, Berlin):
Development of clitic pronouns and coreferencein Italian Down Syndrome in contrast to typical development

Sergey Avrutin, Stella De Bode, Elena Tribushinina & Nada Vasić (U Utrecht):
Referential coherence in children afterhemispherectomy

Sarah Schimke, Saveria Colonna & Maya Hickmann (U Osnabrück, U Paris 8 & CNRS):
Agentivity and pronoun use: Evidencefrom a controlled production experiment

Elena Tribushinina (U Utrecht), Natalia Gagarina & Eva Valcheva (ZAS):
Using connectives for reference maintenance in abilingual context

Pascale Leclercq & Ewa Lenart (U Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 & Université Paris 8):
Pronominal anaphora anddiscursive cohesion: what children and adult learners of French and Englishtell us