How multilingual children, youth and adults acquire the languages they know, and how this competence changes throughout the lifespan.
How multilingual children, youth and adults use the languages they know, and how language use changes throughout the lifespan.
How social and political power relations influence multilingual acquisition and use across all age groups.
The Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) is a research center financed by the Research Council of Norway as a Center of Excellence. MultiLing is located at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies.
Doctoral defense: Pernille Hansen
Nov. 6, 2017
Pernille Hansen gave her doctoral defense on October 6 in Gamle Festsal at Domus Academica.
Visiting scholar: Yolandi Ribbens-Klein
Oct. 23, 2017
Yolandi Ribbens-Klein, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the UCT, Cape Town, is visiting MultiLing for a four week-research stay.
Visiting scholar: Janet Connor
Oct. 12, 2017
Janet Connor, PhD fellow at the University of Chicago, is currently visiting MultiLing. In her PhD project, Connor is looking at linguistic and semiotic interactions in Tøyen, and during her monthly stay at MultiLing, Connor will commence her dissertation fieldwork.
New MultiLing affiliate: Kofi Yakpo
Sep. 25, 2017
A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate, Kofi Yakpol!