Guest lectures and seminars
This week, George Bennett (UCL London) presents the main points from his MA thesis.
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.
This week, Ali H. Birahimani talks about aspiration in Balochi (an Iranian language of western Asia).
Linn Iren Sjånes Rødvand explores occurrences of VS order in an SV language.
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).
Professor Hans-Olav Enger gives a talk about the (lack of) Sámi influence on Scandinavian grammar. Note: this talk will be given in Norwegian.
For the 2022 Einar Haugen Lecture, Marianne Gullberg will be giving a lecture on multilingual speakers' gestures and what they mean.
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.
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.
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.
A guest lecture by Sendy Caffarra.
Helge Lødrup will talk about Norwegian verbs.
Camilo Rodríguez Ronderos talks about words like "fucking" and how it is processed in conversation.
by Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
Henrik Torgersen will give a naiselais seminar about a previously undescribed way of diminutivizing process in Norwegian.
Pritty Grosz-Patel postpones her talk to next semester.
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.
Jamie Findlay talks about what idioms really are.
Masha Esipova presents new quantitative data on whether inferences about prejudice contributed by slurs persist under ellipsis in dialogue.
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.