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Guest lectures and seminars

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

This week, George Bennett (UCL London) presents the main points from his MA thesis. 

Potrait of Tanika Gupta
Time and place: Dec. 15, 2022 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Ibsen Museum & Teater, Henrik Ibsens gate 26, 0255 Oslo

This year’s guest of honour for the Annual Ibsen Lecture is British playwright Tanika Gupta. Her adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is on the National Curriculum in UK secondary education.

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

This week, Ali H. Birahimani talks about aspiration in Balochi (an Iranian language of western Asia).

Time and place: Nov. 11, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Linn Iren Sjånes Rødvand explores occurrences of VS order in an SV language. 

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Time and place: Oct. 18, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

Eivind Tjønneland (University of Bergen) will present his recent book "Abnorme" kvinner. Henrik Ibsen og dekadansen  ("Abnormal" Women. Henrik Ibsen and Decadence).

The event will be held in person (not streamed). You will find the room on the third floor of Georg Sverdrups hus, above Café Georg (not within the library itself).

Time and place: Oct. 14, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Professor Hans-Olav Enger gives a talk about the (lack of) Sámi influence on Scandinavian grammar. Note: this talk will be given in Norwegian.

Time and place: Sep. 30, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Camilo Rodriguez Ronderos, Postdoctoral fellow at IFIKK, presents findings from an experiment comparing children and adult's imprecise interpretations of adjectives.

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Time and place: Sep. 26, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Auditorium 1

For the 2022 Einar Haugen Lecture, Marianne Gullberg will be giving a lecture on multilingual speakers' gestures and what they mean.

Time and place: Sep. 16, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Chris Kennedy visits from the University of Chicago.

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar room 4, Sophus Bugges hus

Astrid Sæther (University of Oslo) will present her recent book I skyggen av Ibsen (In Ibsen's Shadow).

The event will be held in person. Zoom streaming will be provided, but registration is mandatory for remote attendance. A Zoom link will be sent on the day of the seminar.

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Time and place: Aug. 8, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar room 210, Henrik Wergelands hus

Solenne Guyot (University of Strasbourg, France) and Paulo Ricardo Berton (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil) will present their ongoing projects as guest researchers at the Centre for Ibsen Studies.

The event will be held in person. Zoom streaming will provided, but registration is mandatory for those attending on Zoom.

Time and place: June 17, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536 and Zoom

Aleese Block, visiting Oslo from UC Davis, talks about the production and perception of word-final devoicing in German across text-to-speech and naturally-produced utterances.

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Time and place: June 3, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW421 and Zoom

A guest lecture by Sendy Caffarra.

Time and place: May 20, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536 and Zoom

Helge Lødrup will talk about Norwegian verbs.

Time and place: Apr. 22, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536 and Zoom
Time and place: Apr. 8, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Camilo Rodríguez Ronderos talks about words like "fucking" and how it is processed in conversation.

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Zoom and stream in HW536

by Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536 and Zoom

Ian Joo (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), currently a visiting PhD student at Uppsala University, presents a phonological database he and his colleague Yu-Yin Hsu are building.

Time and place: Feb. 11, 2022 2:00 PMJan. 28, 2022 3:00 PM, HW536 og zoom

Henrik Torgersen will give a naiselais seminar about a previously undescribed way of diminutivizing process in Norwegian.

Time and place: Jan. 28, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Pritty Grosz-Patel postpones her talk to next semester.

Time and place: Jan. 14, 2022 1:30 PM2:30 PM, Zoom

Paulina Lyskawa (UiT) presents work from the ExSynOp project. Using automatic phonological alignment of data from the Nordic Word Order Database, she and her colleagues have tested phonological hypotheses explaining object shift in Scandinavian.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Zoom (link under abstract)

Jamie Findlay talks about what idioms really are.

Time and place: Dec. 3, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Zoom (link under abstract)

Masha Esipova presents new quantitative data on whether inferences about prejudice contributed by slurs persist under ellipsis in dialogue.

Archive photo of Henrik Ibsen in his study
Time and place: Dec. 2, 2021 6:00 PM8:00 PM, The National Library of Norway, Oslo, Store Auditorium. The lecture will also be streamed.

Professors Tore Rem (University of Oslo) and Narve Fulsås (UiT – The Arctic University of Norway) will revisit their work on “the Ibsen phenomenon” and its consequences for the rise of modern drama.

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Timo B. Roettger will give you the answer you don't want to hear, but deserve.