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Guest lectures and seminars


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.


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.

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.

Time and place: Nov. 5, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Mai Ha Vu talks about her postdoctoral project of applying linguistics to solving questions in immunology.

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

Our new postdoc Nathan Young talks about loanwords in Swedish, and looks specifically at hip-hop lyrics. 

Time and place: Oct. 22, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW609

Eline Visser (guest researcher and postdoc in Åshild Næss's project) talks about her project. The event is in English and open to everyone. Welcome!

Old books. Photo.
Time: Oct. 21, 2021Oct. 22, 2021

All scholars with an interest in reception studies and book history are welcome to register for the seminar. Keynote addresses by Simone Murray (Monash University, Australia) and Shafquat Towheed (Open University, UK). The event is held in Oslo and streamed via Zoom.

Time and place: Oct. 8, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, HW536

David Felipe Guerrero-Beltran (Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle, Université de Paris/CNRS & School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne) holder foredrag. Han skal snakke om grammatiske relasjoner i et australsk språk. Arrangementet er åpent for alle. Velkommen!

An old book lying open with a pen and a pocket watch on top of it
Time and place: Sep. 24, 2021 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

For the 2021 Einar Haugen Lecture, the eminent Aneta Pavlenko will be taking us on a journey in a linguistic time machine, from Ptolemaic Alexandria in 323 BC to the present day.