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2017 CLIaM Lab News

World Anthropology Day, CSULB February 16, 2017

Dr. Kimberly R. Kelly, Grace Ocular, Jesus Plascencia, Jennifer Zamudio, and Kateri Avila co-presented poster for World Anthropology Day.

Kelly, R. K., Ocular, G., Plascencia, J., Zamudio, J., & Avila, K. “‘But what about the beginning?’ : Maternal strategies for scaffolding children’s chronological sequencing in narrative conversations” in Long Beach, California.

On Thursday, February 16, 2017 , CSULB’s Anthropology Department organized an all-day event to celebrate World Anthropology Day at the Speaker’s Platform in CSULB. The event consisted of student research posters, study abroad information booths, keynote speaker session, interactive booths, and student-led games. A group of CLIaM Lab members participated and co-presented poster in the event.

The CLIaM Lab Co-Presenters: From left to right: Jesus Plascencia (Lab Coordinator/ Research Assistant), Kateri Avila (Research Assistant), Jennifer Zamudio (UROP), and Grace Ocular (Lab Coordinator/Research Assistant)

Co-Presenter, Not pictured: Dr. Kimberly R. Kelly (Principal Investigator)

Human Development Colloquium Series April 19, 2017

Dr. Kimberly Kelly presented a cross cultural study titled “‘And then what happened?’ Chronological sequencing in Anglo and Latino children’s personal narratives” in Long Beach, California.

Kelly, K. R., Carmiol, A., Ocular, G.,* Plascencia, J.,* Rios-Reyes, M. (2017, April). “And then what happened?:” Chronological sequencing in Anglo and Latino children’s personal narratives. In K. R. Kelly (Chair), Children’s narration in cultural and language contexts. Colloquium at California State University Long Beach.

Inside CSULB features Dr. Kimberly R. Kelly July 10, 2017


Dr. Kimberly Kelly was recently featured on “Inside CSULB”, a bi-weekly publication for faculty, staff, and administrators of the university.  In this article, Dr. Kelly tells a story about our very own research lab, the previous and current research work projects, and most importantly on the importance of storytelling and its link to child language development. Click on the headline to read the full story.

Article by Richard Manly & Photo by Kevin Tran