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Kristin Vold Lexander and Rafael Lomeu
Time and place: May 2, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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.

Time and place: May 7, 2018 9:30 AM - May 8, 2018 4:00 PM, Helga Engs Hus

This conference 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: May 31, 2018 - June 1, 2018, Helga Engs Hus, Auditorium 3

This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.

Ana Deumert
Time: Sep. 26, 2018

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.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2018 - Oct. 11, 2018, MultiLing meeting room

This workshop brings together scholars from different fields and contexts in order to explore multilingual writing from a comparative perspective. We will explore what methodologies and concepts can be useful across diverse socio-linguistic and cultural settings in order to enhance our understanding of multilingual writing practices. This is a closed event.

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Torun Reite
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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
Time and place: Apr. 19, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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
Time and place: Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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.

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Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, MultiLing's Lab, 1st floor, Henrik Wergelands hus

MultiLing is proud to invite everyone to the grand opening of our new, cutting-edge laboratory at Henrik Wergelands hus. NB! New starting time: 1:15 pm. 

Minna Lehtonen
Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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
Time and place: Mar. 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Kimberly Marie Skjelde, Doctoral research fellow from the University of Bergen, will give a talk on how Norwegian-English cognates can be defined.

Time: Feb. 15, 2018 8:30 AM - Feb. 16, 2018 6:00 PM

NoSLiP is a conference for graduate students, organized by graduate students, on behalf of the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology (LingPhil). The scope of the conference is rather broad, we welcome submissions from all areas of linguistics and philology.

Invited speakers are: Loraine K. Obler (City University of New York) Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford) Martin Haspelmath (University of Leipzig) Terje Lohndal (Norwegian University of Science and Technology; The Arctic University of Norway)

More information about the program can be found here.

Elizabeth Stokoe
Time and place: Feb. 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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.

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

What does it mean to be involuntarily childless in a society that tends to revolve around children? What happens when becoming a parent is not what one had expected? The event aims to contribute new voices, arguments and different angles of approach to the Norwegian public debate on fertility, family and parenthood.

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. 

Michelle White
Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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!

Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Andrey Kutuzov, Doctoral research fellow at Research Group for Language Technology, will give a talk on computational linguistics and NLP and their relationships with generic linguistics.

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Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 9:30 AM - Dec. 8, 2017 4:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

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

PLEASE NOTE that the conference venue has been moved to the MultiLing meeting room. 

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: 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. 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!