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.
Wednesday Seminar: The impact of multilingualism on inhibition, switching, and disengagement of attention: Evidence from healthy young speakers
Dec. 11, 2019 2:15 PM
Valantis Fyndanis (Researcher at MultiLing) will give a talk on the impact of multilingualism on inhibition, switching, and disengagement of attention.
Wednesday Seminar: Multilingual children with ADHD: Better attention, better communication?
Dec. 11, 2019 2:15 PM
Franziska Köder (Researcher at MultiLing) will present initial plans for her forthcoming project on multilingual children with ADHD, currently in preparation.
Communication and cognitive impairment among elderly hospital patients
Dec. 12, 2019 10:15 AM
On Thursday 12.12, Tahreem Ghazal Siddiqui will present two studies about elderly hospital patients. Siddiqui is a PhD student in the research group for Health services research unit, Ahus and Institute of Clinical Medicine, UiO. In her PhD project, she investigates cognitive effects of medication and doctor-patient communication among older patients.
Wednesday Seminar: Socio-linguistic Mutations and Cultural Transformations in Postcolonial Africa: The Case of Senegal
Jan. 15, 2020 2:15 PM
Samba Diop (Researcher at MultiLing) will give a talk entitled "Socio-linguistic Mutations and Cultural Transformations in Postcolonial Africa: The Case of Senegal".
MultiLing Winter School 2020: Issues in second language learning (with)in marginalized populations: Research methods, language policy, teacher education, ideologies
Feb. 24, 2020 12:00 AM
The MultiLing Winter School 2020 will take place from 24 to 28 February, 2020 . This year, we will explore issues in second language learning (with)in marginalized populations.
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.
The 25th International Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference
June 23, 2020 12:00 AM
The 25th International Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference (LFG20) will be organized in Oslo, June 23-25 2020.