Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

Professor Ofelia García
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. 27, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Postdoctoral fellow Pernille Hansen will workshop her trial lecture. Members of MultiLing and ILN are welcome to attend. 

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.

 

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 bi- and multilingual acquisition in children and adults. All are welcome to attend!

 

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

Doctoral fellow Jorunn Simonsen Thingnes will present on emerging language policy in higher education in Norway. 

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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: June 21, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Rachel Lehr, Fulbright scholar at the National Library in Oslo, will present her research on the Norwegian linguist Georg Morgenstierne. 

David Caplan
Time and place: June 7, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 536

Professor of Neurology David Caplan (Harvard Medical School/Massachussetts General Hospital) will share his research and insights with us at this week's Wednesday seminar. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

The lecture will also be streamed live on MultiLing's Facebook page.

Aneta Pavlenko (photo: temple.edu)
Time and place: June 6, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Henrik Wergelands hus 421

The most recent addition to MultiLing's core team, Research Professor Aneta Pavlenko, will be addressing the hot topic of forensic linguistics — language and the law. Open lecture.

Time and place: May 31, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Anne Schluter, Marmara University in Istanbul/Turkey, and Kellie Gonçalves will be presenting their work at this week's Wednesday seminar. Wednesday seminars are internal (closed) events, unless otherwise specified.

Time and place: May 16, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Dr. Mi-Cha Flubacher is a guest researcher at MultiLing from the Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Vienna.

Time and place: May 10, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Ingeborg Ribu and Valantis Fyndanis will be presenting their work at this week's Wednesday seminar.

Time and place: May 3, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Kristin Vold Lexander will be presenting her work at this week's Wednesday Seminar.

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Ann Katrine Marstrand, guest researcher from the University of Southern Denmark, will be presenting her PhD project on Monday April 24th.

Time and place: Mar. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, Seminarrom 360

Professor of Linguistics Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland) will be sharing her research and insights with us at guest lecture this week. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Maria Obojska and Judith Purkarthofer
Time and place: Mar. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Maria Obojska and Judith Purkarthofer will present their work on language ideologies in transnational families in Norway as a preparation for their presentation for the AAAL Conference in Portland later in March.

Professor Jannis Androutsopoulos
Time and place: Mar. 1, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Jannis Androutsopoulos, Professor at the University of Hamburg and Professor II at MultiLing, will be presenting his work at this week's Wednesday seminar. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Professor Kees de Bot
Time and place: Feb. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Professor Kees de Bot (University of Pannonia) will give a talk at this week's Wednesday Seminar. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Professor Scott Jarvis
Time and place: Feb. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Sophus Bugge, seminarrom 5

Professor Scott Jarvis (Ohio University) will hold a guest lecture at MultiLing. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Professor Marjolijn Verspoor
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 536

Professor Marjolijn Verspoor (Groningen University) will hold a guest lecture at MultiLing. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Presentation by Guri Bordal Steien and Anne Golden.

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421