Translators to eliminate common misunderstandings of Ibsen: Pass me the whistle or “fløyten” – and not the cream or “fløten”!
Nov. 26, 2018 12:58 PM
Ibsen’s plays have been translated innumerable times and performed on stages worldwide. However, many of these translations are based on other translations, most frequently from English. A group of translators have therefore studied Ibsen’s original plays and translated them directly from Norwegian to eight different languages, under the project entitled “Ibsen in Translation” at the Centre for Ibsen Studies.
Scandinavian verbs under scrutiny
Nov. 12, 2018 9:32 AM
Ida Larsson had always planned to be a biologist, but ended up a linguist. She claims that “studying languages is reminiscent of examining something in a lab.” She is now working on a project to uncover how and why Scandinavian verb phrases change.
Guest lecture: Mirage and paradoxes of creolization in the French Antilles
Aug. 23, 2019 1:15 PM
Professor Lambert-Felix Prudent will give a guest lecture Friday, August 23. The lecture is titled "Mirage and paradoxes of creolization in the French Antilles".
In-house seminar: Tracts, Tragedy, and Trolls. Ibsen in the USA
Aug. 28, 2019 2:15 PM
Welcome to the autumn's first IN-HOUSE SEMINAR at the Centre for Ibsen Studies!
Ist’apxam (Listen!): Hearing Aymara Hip Hop in El Alto, Bolivia
Sep. 4, 2019 2:15 PM
Karl Swinehart, (PhD) Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville, will give a talk on the role of music in processes of Indigenous language revitalization in highland Bolivia.
The many roads to becoming multilingual: Lessons from small-scale speech communities
Sep. 26, 2019 2:15 PM
2019 is the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages. This year's Einar Haugen lecture will be held by Nick Evans, who has made significant contributions to the study of endangered indigenous languages, especially focusing on the indigenous languages of Australia and New Guinea.
WILA 10: Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas
Oct. 10, 2019 12:00 AM
The Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas is an annual conference focused on heritage language research.
Women and Leadership 2019
Oct. 25, 2019 12:00 AM
This international round-table brings together experienced women leaders and entrepreneurs from all over the world.