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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2014 4:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

 Conf'Apéros are closed events.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Werelands hus

Professor Jan Svennevig and PhD fellow Kamilla Kraft (MultiLing) give the presentation at this year's final Wednesday seminar. Closed event.

Alfonso Del Percio
Time and place: Nov. 19, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Werelands hus

MultiLing postdoctoral fellow Alfonso Del Percio gives a presentation on the role of language in migration to the EU. Closed event.

Médéric Gasquet-Cyrus (Photo: lefioupelan.com)
Time and place: Nov. 6, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Guest lecture on the relationship between language, space and social mobility, by Médéric Gasquet-Cyrus, Aix-Marseille University/LPL, France. Open lecture.

Øystein Vangsnes (photo: uib.no)
Time and place: Nov. 5, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, Meeting room 421

Presentation by Øystein A. Vangsnes from UiT The Arctic University of Norway & Sogn og Fjordane University College. Open event.

Jan Terje Faarlund
Time and place: Nov. 4, 2014 4:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Werelands hus

NB! This month's Conf'apéro is on a Tuesday, not the usual Thursday. The title of this Conf'apéro is The futility of studying performance, with a presentation by Jan Terje Faarlund (UiO). Closed event. 

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2014 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Seminarrom 4, P.A. Munchs hus, Blindern Campus

Open guest lecture with Professor Dr. Mehmet-Ali Akıncı (Université de Rouen  – IRED, France).

Mehmet-Ali Akıncı (Photo: http://univ-rouen.academia.edu)
Time and place: Oct. 30, 2014 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Mini-workshop with Professor Mehmet-Ali Akıncı, University of Rouen, France. Open to everyone, but registration is required. 

Pia Lane (photo: Nadia Frantsen)
Time and place: Oct. 22, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, Meeting room 421

This month's Wednesday seminar is about minority languages, with a presentation by Pia Lane (MultiLing). Closed event.

Seyhun Topbaş ​(photo: istikbalgazetesi.com)
Time and place: Oct. 17, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 421

Seyhun Topbaş (Anadolu University, Turkey) is Professor of Speech-language therapy and a collaborating partner of MultiLing. Open lecture.

Jan Svennevig (photo: Nadia Frantsen)
Time and place: Oct. 9, 2014 4:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Change of presenter: Professor Jan Svennevig of MultiLing is this month's presenter. Conf'apéros are closed events.

Celia Roberts (photo: kcl.ac.uk)
Time and place: Oct. 7, 2014 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, seminar room 5

Open guest lecture with Professor Emerita Celia Roberts (King's College London, UK). 

Celia Roberts (photo: kcl.ac.uk)
Time and place: Oct. 6, 2014 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Seminar with Professor Emerita Celia Roberts (King's College London, UK). Closed event. 

Dr Azeb Amha (Photo: leidenuniv.nl)
Time and place: Oct. 1, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, Block B, Room 1220

Presentation by Dr Azeb Amha (Leiden University, the Netherlands). This open lecture is part of a lecture series organised by the Forum for Theoretical Linguistics.

Dr Binyam Sisay Mendisu
Time and place: Oct. 1, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 10

Guest lecture by Dr Binyam Sisay Mendisu from the Dept. of Linguistics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Open lecture.

Time and place: Sep. 24, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Presentation by Tommaso Milani (Witwatersrand University, South Africa) and Scott Burnett (loveLife, South Africa). Open event.

Tommaso Milani (photo: wits.academia.edu)
Time and place: Sep. 23, 2014 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Workshop on academic publishing with Tommaso M. Milani, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Tommaso Milani (photo: wits.academia.edu)
Time and place: Sep. 22, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 10

Guest lecture on language in the public space by visiting researcher Tommaso Milani, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Open event.

Professor Jim Cummins (Photo: ritsumei.ac.jp)
Time and place: Sep. 19, 2014 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus, Auditorium 3

Guest lecture by Professor Jim Cummins, University of Toronto. Open lecture.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Time and place: Sep. 11, 2014 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

The first Conf'apéro of the semester is entitled Identity: A zombie concept?, with a presentation by Thomas Hylland Eriksen (UiO). Conf'apéros are closed events.

Professor Deborah Dubiner
Time and place: Sep. 3, 2014 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Meeting room 421, Henrik Werelands hus

For this season's first Wednesday Seminar, we will be visited by Professor Deborah Dubiner. Open to staff and students at the Dept. of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies. 

Time and place: June 12, 2014 4:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Meeting room 421, MultiLing, Henrik Wergelands hus

The topic for the seventh Conf'Apéro is The preservation of endangered languages, with a presentation by Ivo Spira (IKOS, UiO). This is a closed event.

Time and place: June 11, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

Monthly seminar series at MultiLing. The Wednesday Seminars are open to everyone at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies.

Image from the movie "Brave" (2012)
Time and place: June 10, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 421

Cecelia Cutler is an Associate Professor of linguistics at City University New York, Lehman College and The Graduate Center, New York City, USA. Her lecture is entitled “Ets jast ma booooooooooooo”: the emerging social meanings of Scottish accents in contemporary animated children’s films, and looks into how accents are used for effect in animated kids' films today. Open to everyone.

Janus Mortensen (Photo: ruc.dk)
Time and place: June 6, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 421

Associate professor at Roskilde University Janus Mortensen will visit UiO on June 6th to give a guest lecture on the phonetic reduction of faktisk ‘actually’, and has agreed to start the day with a guest lecture at MultiLing about English as a lingua franca. Open to the public.