Climate change impacts Nordic literature
Mar. 5, 2020 9:33 AM
Art and literature provide insight into how people relate to the climate crisis. Researchers believe this can help us understand possible paths to climate action.
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.
PhD course: Word use and meaning: the morphology/pragmatics interface
Aug. 10, 2020 12:00 AM
This course will bring students up to date with recent developments in morphology and pragmatics and show how convergences between these two areas of linguistics are being explored in current work.
MultiLing Summer School 2020: Second language learning and interaction
Sep. 7, 2020 12:00 AM
MultiLing's Summer School 2020 will take place from 7 to 11 September, 2020. This year, the topic is issues in second language learning and interaction. It will address how language learning is accomplished in conversational interaction and how the development of linguistic and interactional competence may be traced in actual conversational behavior over time.
Forskningsdagene: The Multilingual Mind Across the Lifespan
Sep. 19, 2020 1:00 PM
How does multilingualism affect our mind in early childhood and later? And is it true that older people who speak more languages get dementia later than others?
Language Learning in a Post-COVID World
Sep. 23, 2020 12:00 AM
The 2020 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Lourdes Ortega, who has contributed immensely to the field of second language acquisition.
12th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics
June 14, 2021 12:00 AM
New dates: 14-16 June 2021 (i.e., one year postponed)!
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.