Tridha Chatterjee and Marlyse Baptista presented their paper, "Contact effects from English onto Bengali: The Case of Copular Predicates,"at the Summer Conference of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics in Lisbon, Portugal on June 20th, 2013 and at the workshop on Sociolinguistic and Linguistic Issues Involved in Heritage Languages on July, 6, 2013 in Ann Arbor.