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Time and place: Nov. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

PhD fellow Jessica Pedersen Belisle Hansen will discuss her on-going research in the Multilingualism and Mediated Communication group. Open to members of MultiLing only. 

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Ekaterina Kuzmina, Postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing, will give a talk on Bayesian reasoning and its application in experimental research. 

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 9:30 AM - Dec. 8, 2017 4:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus, 12th floor conference rooms

Closing conference and book launch for the project "Standardising Minority Languages" (STANDARDS).

Time and place: Feb. 5, 2018 - Feb. 9, 2018, MultiLing meeting room

The MultiLing winter school 2018 will take place from 5–9 February 2018. This year, we will explore methodological approaches to language policy in multilingual contexts. 

Time and place: May 7, 2018 9:00 AM - May 8, 2018 6:00 PM, Helga Engs Hus

This symposium will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond.

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Time and place: Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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. 

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Yolandi Ribbens-Klein will give a talk examining the indexicality of Afrikaans rhotic variation, place and belonging. The talk is open to all!

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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!

 

Time: Oct. 31, 2017 9:00 AM - Nov. 1, 2017 5:00 PM

31 October–1 November, MultiLing will host the second out of three workshop on the theme Language and Social Mobility. The workshop brings together a network from the universities of Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm. 

 

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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!

 

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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!

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 9:00 AM - Oct. 17, 2017 3:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

16–17 October, dr. Maria Kambanaros will be visiting MultiLing to give a two-day workshop on single-subject experimental designs (SSEDs). She will present different experimental designs, analysis and statistical methods for single-subject designs.

This is a closed event.

Aneta Pavlenko (photo: private)
Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

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.

You can find the recordings of the papers below.

Time and place: Oct. 9, 2017 9:45 AM - Oct. 10, 2017 5:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

A workshop on multilingualism in “blue-collar” workplaces, organized by Kellie Gonçalves and Kamilla Kraft. 

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Oct. 5, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

A one day seminar on second language learning research in Norway.

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

A workshop on academic publishing, lead by Anna Roderick and Aneta Pavlenko.

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 1

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.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Barbara Mertins, professor in psycholinguistics at the Technische Universität Dortmund, will present a critical review of the effects of language on cognition.

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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. 

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2017 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus 421

Neuropsychologist Rune Nielsen (Rigshospitalet/University of Copenhagen) will present his research on bilingual cognitive advantages. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Arne Næss' Auditorium, Georg Morgenstierne hus

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! 

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM, P.A. Munchs building, room 9

Evie Malaia will hold a trial lecture for the position of Associate Professor in Multilingualism. Open for all.

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM, P.A. Munchs building, room 10

Ayse Seza Dogruoz will hold a trial lecture for the position of Associate Professor in Multilingualism. Open for all.

Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM, P.A. Munchs building, room 1

Yulia Rodina will hold a trial lecture for the position of Associate Professor in Multilingualism. Open for all.

Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM, P.A. Munchs building, room 1

Minna Lehtonen will hold a trial lecture for the position of Associate Professor in Multilingualism. Open for all.