Scandinavians can learn from feelings of guilt
Jan. 9, 2017 3:08 PM
‘We who live in the wealthiest and happiest countries in the world have plenty of reasons to feel guilty when faced with the poverty and affliction of others,’ says Elisabeth Oxfeldt. She heads a large-scale research project which shows that Scandinavian feelings of guilt can be beneficial.
Bilingualism may curb dementia
Mar. 30, 2016 10:28 AM
If you are using two languages on a regular basis, you may have an advantage if you are affected by dementia. Researchers have set out to study linkages between ageing, dementia and language.
Language in the school: Multilingualism and translanguaging
Sep. 26, 2017 3:15 PM
How can we provide opportunities for and support bilinguals in education, and how does our view on language impact the education of all students? Professor of Bilingual Education, Ofelia García, will give the 2017 Einar Haugen Lecture on this topic, and introduces the notion of translingual pedagogy.
- Kari Kinn: Stability and (Apparent) Change in Heritage Norwegian Nominal Structure. A View from Predicate Nouns. Sep. 27, 2017 2:15 PM
Growing up to be flexible with words and sounds
Sep. 28, 2017 2:15 PM
Julien Mayor is associate professor at Department of Psychology, UiO. He will visit us to talk about children's early language development.
Conference: Multilingualism, forensic linguistics, and law
Oct. 11, 2017 9:00 AM
This open conference at Litteraturhuset marks the launch of forensic linguistics as one of MultiLing's research fields, with Aneta Pavlenko as one of several highly esteemed scholars to take part.
- Mary Dalrymple: Inclusive and Exclusive Plurality: Beyond the Singular/Plural Dimension (joint work with I Wayan Arka, Australian National University) Oct. 11, 2017 2:15 PM
Deadline: Call for Papers, the XIVth International Ibsen Conference
Oct. 15, 2017 12:00 AM
The XIVth International Ibsen Conference will be held at the Ibsenhuset Concert Hall in Skien, Norway, on 5-8 September 2018. The deadline for abstracts for the conference is October 15, 2017.
Oct. 17, 2017 12:00 AM
Word Order in the Left Periphery, workshop organized by Elena Callegari and Espen Johan Klævik-Pettersen (both ILOS).
Skien International Ibsen Conference 2017
Oct. 18, 2017 12:00 AM
Skien International Ibsen Conference 2017 will be arranged on October 18. and 19.
- The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in higer education Oct. 23, 2017 12:15 PM
Wednesday Seminar: Cognitive fatigue and language in Multiple Sclerosis
Oct. 25, 2017 2:15 PM
Leena Maria Heikkola will discuss how cognitive fatigue, a typical symptom of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), affects the language of persons with MS.
Wednesday Seminar: Eye-tracking in linguistics: Focus on the Visual World Paradigm
Nov. 1, 2017 2:15 PM
Natalia Mitrofanova, researcher at the Language Acquisition, Variation and Attrition Research group at the University of Tromsø, will share her expertise on various aspects of bi- and multilingual acquisition in children and adults. All are welcome to attend!
Wednesday seminar: Ein ny språkpolitikk blir til: språkpolitiske retningslinjer ved Høgskulen på Vestlandet
Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM
Doctoral fellow Jorunn Simonsen Thingnes will present on emerging language policy in higher education in Norway.
- Workshop on Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy Nov. 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Standardising Minority Languages
Dec. 7, 2017 12:00 AM
Closing conference and book launch for the project "Standardising Minority Languages" (STANDARDS).
Multilingualism and Education: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives
May 7, 2018 12:00 AM
This symposium will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond. Call for participation! ***Deadline extended until 29. Sept***