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A conference on the perception of music and speech as part of the ‘Perceiving Representations’ project. In particular, we are interested in whether there are interesting similarities between the perception of these two auditory phenomena, and in gathering together specialists who are working on each to foster fruitful discussions and novel insights.
On October 10th, Elisabet García González will present her PhD project at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition. Her talk is titled “The role of individual differences in Executive Function in bilingual children: can we predict balanced bilingualism?". The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.
What is the status of the Antarctic Treaty 60 years after its entry into force? This workshop is part of the Political Philosophy Looks to Antarctica project.
The Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas is an annual conference focused on heritage language research.
Abstract transfer: Hyper-V2 effects in Gottscheerisch Imperatives
A conversation with the Chinese author Yang Zhipeng. He is the author of several novels and short story collections based in contemporary Chinese society.
This year's Einar Haugen Lecture will be held by Nicholas Evans, who has made significant contributions to the study of endangered indigenous languages, especially focusing on the indigenous languages of Australia and New Guinea.
Optional Agreement and Information Structure in Surati Gujarati
Final seminars at the IMK give our PhD candidates an opportunity to give a public presentation of the final draft of their PhD thesis before the submission, and get feedback from the opponent.
Friday Sep. 20, 2019 – Saturday Sep. 21, 2019
Ancient Philosophy Society
Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas
University of Oslo
The workshop will consist of 25 minutes presentation by the speakers, followed by 35 minutes of Q&A. The papers will be made available for attendants of the workshop.
Everybody is very welcome to join! In particular we encourage students to join us.
We are very pleased to announce that Finnur Dellsén, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Iceland, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.
Recent developments in formal pragmatics
Part 1: Optimality Theory and The Grammatical Theory
Professor Bonny Norton will give a guest lecture Wednesday, September 18. The lecture is titled "Identity, Investment, and Digital Storytelling for a Multilingual Future" and is open to everyone.
Once dubbed a ‘basket case’ and struggling with mass starvation, poor infrastructure, gender disparity, political turmoil, and aid dependency, Bangladesh has over the past 45 years made remarkable progress. Changes are visible in all spheres of life, including culture, society and politics.
And yet the country still faces significant challenges, including continued inequality, climate change, rising authoritarianism, and corruption.
Set against this backdrop, this workshop will address the country's political cultures and its democracy. The workshop is part of a wider interest in political culture and democracy in South Asia.
In this lecture, Whitney Davis (Berkeley) will discuss the evolutionary modernity of picture-making in the human species.
Life after the Listing: The long sought-after World Heritage site and its effects on Christian Communities in Nagasaki.
Kristina Belancic, a PhD student at the Department of Language Studies and Vaartoe at the University of Umeå, will give a talk on Sámi language education in Sápmi.
Reciprocals with quantified antecedents
(joint work with Mary Dalrymple)
Rafał Jończyk, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Pragmatics at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland), will give a talk on emotions and the bilingual brain.