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Ioulia Kovelman, associate professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, will give a talk on how insights given by bilingual children can inform our understanding of both universal and language-specific mechanisms in the neurobiology of language development.
The 2018 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Ana Deumert, who has contributed immensely to the field of sociolinguistics. Deumert's substantial contributions in research are partly due to her interdisciplinarian perspective, with a particular attention to economics, anthropology, and sociology.
Kristin Vold Lexander, postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing, and Rafael Lomeu, doctoral fellow at MultiLing, invite everyone to a roundtable discussion regarding the use of the notion of indexicality in analysing multilingual practices.
Torun Reite, doctoral research fellow from the Department of Romance Studies and Classics at Stockholm University, will give a talk on spatial and linguistic strategies for discursive border-crossing of young Mozambican adults.
Sébastien Lucas, doctoral research fellow from the DYLIS research center at the Université de Rouen Normandie, will give a talk on how French-Norwegian children use metalinguistic knowledge in reading comprehension.
Janne Bondi Johannessen, professor at MultiLing and Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, will give a talk on infrastructure for dialect syntax research and on the heritage speakers of Scandinavian languages who moved to North America in 1825–1925.
Minna Lehtonen, professor at MultiLing and Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, will give a talk on neurocognitive approaches to bilingualism and online processing of morphology by L2 learners.
Kimberly Marie Skjelde, Doctoral research fellow from the University of Bergen, will give a talk on how Norwegian-English cognates can be defined.
Elizabeth Stokoe, professor of Social Interaction at Loughborough University (United Kingdom), will give a talk on how many of the things we think we know about talk that actually based on stereotypes rather than being based on evidence.
Michelle White, doctoral research fellow at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, will give a talk about the psychological processes that underly the the learning of English in multilingual South African children. Welcome!
Ekaterina Kuzmina, Postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing, will give a talk on Bayesian reasoning and its application in experimental research.
Stipendiat Jorunn Simonsen Thingnes forskar på språk i akademia, og i dette føredraget vil ho greie ut om prosessen med å lage språklege retningslinjer for Høgskulen på Vestlandet. Føredraget vil vere på norsk. Open to members of MultiLing only.
Yolandi Ribbens-Klein will give a talk examining the indexicality of Afrikaans rhotic variation, place and belonging. The talk is open to all!
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 mono- and multilingual acquisition in children and adults. All are welcome to attend!
Leena Maria Heikkola will discuss how cognitive fatigue, a typical symptom of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), affects the language of persons with MS. Open to all!
Sharing and disseminating research can be a challenge, whether we are communicating with the press, with policy makers, or with our research participants themselves. Haley De Korne, Kamilla Kraft, and Elina Kangas will share their experiences and facilitate a discussion on challenges and strategies regarding sharing research results back to the people who have participated in the research. All are welcome to attend!
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.
Barbara Mertins, professor in psycholinguistics at the Technische Universität Dortmund, will present a critical review of the effects of language on cognition.
Our autumn 2017 Wednesday Seminar series will begin with this lecture by Memet Aktürk-Drake from Vrije Universiteit Brussels. Please note, this will be held exceptionally on a Thursday.
Neuropsychologist Rune Nielsen (Rigshospitalet/University of Copenhagen) will present his research on bilingual cognitive advantages. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!
Ellen Bialystok is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Lifelong Bilingualism: Reshaping Mind and Brain. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!