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.
Conference 2019: The Golden Age of Norwegian Literature and the German Book Industry
Oct. 14, 2019 12:00 AM
New international conference coming up! The conference The Golden Age of Norwegian Literature and the German Book Industry will take place at the University of Frankfurt on 14-15 October. Ibsen (and the Ibsen Centre) will be represented by a fair number of papers.
- Wednesday Seminar: Where is more benefit? Influence of multi speaker variability for learning novel consonants, vowels and pitch-accents Oct. 16, 2019 2:15 PM
Wednesday Seminar: A multilingual perspective on Languages for Specific Purposes: ESP, "anglais de spécialité", and the characterization of professional domains
Oct. 24, 2019 12:15 PM
Séverine Wozniak, Assistant Professor at the University of Grenoble Alpes, will give a talk on English for Specific Purposes in different professional domains.
Clinical forum: Statistical learning and disordered language acquisition
Oct. 24, 2019 2:15 PM
Frank Wijnen, professor in Language processing and language pathology at Utrecht University, will visit Oslo this fall, and give a presentation at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition on October 24th, titled "What Statistical Learning Studies Have to Say about (Disordered) Language Acquisition". The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.
Women and Leadership 2019
Oct. 25, 2019 10:00 AM
This international round-table brings together top women leaders.
12th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics
June 15, 2020 12:00 AM
The NGL conference series (previously also known as ICNGL) provides an open forum for linguistic research in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas on Nordic (including Germanic, Finnic, Saamic and Greenlandic) and other languages, including multilingualism. Its main goals are to create and strengthen connections between researchers working on different languages, with different methodological and theoretical approaches.