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Gjesteforelesninger og seminarer


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Tid og sted: 5. okt. 2022 14:1515:15, Hybrid: HWH 421 / Zoom

Oliwia Szymanska will present the use of novel metaphoric expressions by L2 doctors in Norway.

Tid og sted: 7. okt. 2022 10:1511:15, MultiLing meeting room, HWH 421

Dorte Lønnsman (Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen) will present preliminary results from the project English and the Globalisation in Denmark: A Changing Sociolinguistic Landscape


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Tid og sted: 28. sep. 2022 15:1516:15, Henrik Wergelands hus, MutliLing meeting room 421 / Zoom

Almaz Wasse Gelagay (Kotebe University of Education) will give an open talk about multilingualism and patterns of language use in Gamo.

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Tid og sted: 26. sep. 2022 14:1516:00, 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.

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Tid og sted: 21. sep. 2022 14:1515:15, Hybrid: HWH 421 / Zoom

This talk will address the roles of linguistic similarity and learning order in crosslinguistic influence at the phonetic level in multilinguals.

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Tid og sted: 20. sep. 2022 14:1515:15, MultiLing meeting room HWH 421

Clara D. Martin is an Ikerbasque research professor at the BCBL (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, San Sebastián, Spain), leader of the research group “Speech and Bilingualism”.

The main objective of Dr. Martin’s research group is to explore language perception and production, in native and foreign languages, with a special focus on language interactions in the bilingual mind. Her research group also focuses on language learning, exploring how we learn to perceive and produce novel sounds and words, and how those processes can be optimized.

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Tid og sted: 7. sep. 2022 14:1515:15, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

We will talk about the diversity of research published in the four main child language acquisition journals, and discuss possible steps to increase linguistic coverage and to build a more diverse discipline.

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Tid og sted: 31. aug. 2022 14:1515:15, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

Nuranindia Endah Arum (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on Norwegian language learning experiences of highly educated Indonesians in Norway.

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Tid og sted: 25. aug. 2022 14:1515:15, MultiLing meeting room HWH 421

Anne Marte is a first year PhD fellow at MultiLing, working within the Nordic collaboration project TEFLON. She holds an MA in Language Studies with Teacher Education from NTNU in Trondheim from 2019. Her research interests include psycholinguistics and second language learning, as well as a growing interest in language technology.

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Tid og sted: 22. juni 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom Link

Alexis Hervais-Adelman (Assistant Professor, University of Zurich) will discuss the neural basis of simultaneous interpreting.

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Tid og sted: 7. juni 2022 14:0015:15, Hybrid/Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 421

Angela de Bruin will discuss language control in multilingual speakers and how they manage competition, word selection, interference and switching between languages. Open lecture. 

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Tid og sted: 31. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

Curtis divides his time being Research Data Coordinator at University of Cambridge and a Researcher in multilingualism and neurodiversity, particularly, the interaction of multilingualism and levels of attention in children. Curtis holds a PhD in Psycholinguistics and an MPhil in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (University of Cambridge). He is currently a researcher with the “Better attention, better communication? How ADHD multilingualism influence children’s pragmatic development”, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

The talk will be given in English.

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Tid og sted: 25. mai 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom Link

James Konrad Puchowski (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh) will share theoretical reflections on ethnographies of Nynorsk, Catalan and Scots language activism. 

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Tid og sted: 19. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

Mary Beth is a first year PhD fellow at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFIKK). She is working under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum (as part of the DEVCOM project) and her PhD is on the literal bias in children’s figurative language development. Mary Beth holds a MAS from the University of Basel and has recently rejoined academia after working as a Senior Science Advisor for the NZ Department of Conservation.

The talk will be given in English.

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Tid og sted: 18. mai 2022 14:3015:30, Zoom Link

Tuba Yilmaz (Lecturer, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey/ University of Florida, USA) will discuss pre-service teachers’ raciolinguistic ideologies about refugee students’ education in Turkey.

Please note this is an event open to public.

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Tid og sted: 11. mai 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom Link

Ana Matić Škorić (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Zagreb) will discuss the Comprehensive Aphasia Test across languages. 

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Tid og sted: 4. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 421

Rickard Jonsson (Professor, Stockholm University) will discuss anti-racist ways of constructing the ethnic and racial Other in talk.

Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing and ILN members only.

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Tid og sted: 28. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, Hybrid event

This event has unfortunately been cancelled.

Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen (Professor, University of Bath, UK) will discuss parental involvement of a group of Chinese parents in their children’s heritage language (HL) development in the UK.

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Tid og sted: 27. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 421, Hybrid Format

Oliwia Szymanska (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss the acquisition of L2 metaphoric expressions by Polish adult learners of Norwegian.

Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing and ILN members only.

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Tid og sted: 21. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 421

Monica and Hanne will be holding their talk in Norwegian. For more info, please visit the Norwegian version of this page.

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Tid og sted: 20. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom (click to enter)

Andrea Ciribuco (Lecturer, NUI Galway/ Fellow, University College London) and Federico M. Federici (Professor, University College London) will discuss the role of interpreters in the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Italy.

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Tid og sted: 11. apr. 2022 12:0013:00, HWH 421, Hybrid Format

Luca Onnis (Associate Professor, MultiLing) will discuss how basic sequence learning and processing mechanisms become attuned to the canonical word order imposed by natural languages.

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Tid og sted: 6. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom

Dr. Maria Coady (Professor, University of Florida) will discuss engaged collaboration for multilingual student learning.

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Tid og sted: 31. mars 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

PhD fellow Sarah Cameron will present her project, in which she will investigate the following: Can L2 learners of Norwegian achieve native-like processing of morphosyntax? Do beginners demonstrate different processing patterns than advanced learners? Do these patterns change with time? And what factors might contribute to more native-like L2 grammar processing?

The talk will be given in English.

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Tid og sted: 30. mars 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 421, Hybrid Format

Natalia Kartushina (Associate Professor, MultiLing) will discuss the role of child-parent activities on early language development during the first Covid 19-related lockdown.