Gjesteforelesninger og seminarer - Side 3
Maria Garraffa is Assistant Professor at Heriot- Watt University (Edinburgh) where she teaches and does research on Language Acquisition and impairment. In collaboration with leading scholars, some of her key achievements include the development of the first UK psychological test to assess reading in adults with language disorders and a model to investigate vulnerable aspects of language in children with language impairment and adults suffering from stroke. Developed in parallel with a core interest for language impairment, her research on multilingualism addresses the effects of early second language learning in immigrants and people speaking heritage languages. She is the director of the Language Across the Life Span lab, based in Edinburgh and Malaysia (https://langlife.hw.ac.uk).
She was Research fellow at University of Siena, Milano Bicocca, Newcastle University and Edinburgh University.
Samba Diop (Researcher at MultiLing) will give a talk entitled "Socio-linguistic Mutations and Cultural Transformations in Postcolonial Africa: The Case of Senegal".
On Thursday 12.12, Tahreem Ghazal Siddiqui will present two studies about elderly hospital patients. Siddiqui is a PhD student in the research group for Health services research unit, Ahus and Institute of Clinical Medicine, UiO. In her PhD project, she investigates cognitive effects of medication and doctor-patient communication among older patients.
Franziska Köder (Researcher at MultiLing) will present initial plans for her forthcoming project on multilingual children with ADHD, currently in preparation.
Valantis Fyndanis (Researcher at MultiLing) will give a talk on the impact of multilingualism on inhibition, switching, and disengagement of attention.
Maurits van den Noort is a regular professor at Kyung Hee University (Seoul) in the Research Group of Pain and Neuroscience. Maurits is our guest for our December's clinical forum, where he will present some of his research on bilingualism and cognitve control.
René Kager, Professor of Phonology and Language Acquisition at Utrecht University, will give a talk on early perception of lexical tones.
Sari Ylinen is a researcher at the department of Education at the University of Helsinki. She will present some of her ongoing work at the clinical forum on November 14th
PhD Fellow Elisabet García González (MultiLing) will give a talk on the results of her MA thesis, which is part of a larger project investigating different age groups of heritage speakers of Spanish in The Netherlands, as well as age-matched monolinguals.
Prof. Marilyn Martin-Jones (MOSAIC Group for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham, UK) will give a talk on research of a sociolinguistic and ethnographic nature on language, migration and identity, that she has been conducting with Estêvão Cabral, in the UK, since 2014.
David Albert Natvig (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will give a practice talk on contact effects in the sound patterns of American Norwegian bilinguals.
Frank Wijnen, professor in Language processing and language pathology at Utrecht University, will visit Oslo this fall, and give a presentation at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition on October 24th, titled "What Statistical Learning Studies Have to Say about (Disordered) Language Acquisition". The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.
Séverine Wozniak, Assistant Professor at the University of Grenoble Alpes, will give a talk on English for Specific Purposes in different professional domains.
NB! Our "Wednesday" seminar will be held on Thursday, October 24.
On October 10th, Elisabet García González will present her PhD project at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition. Her talk is titled “The role of individual differences in Executive Function in bilingual children: can we predict balanced bilingualism?". The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.
This year's Einar Haugen Lecture will be held by Nicholas Evans, who has made significant contributions to the study of endangered indigenous languages, especially focusing on the indigenous languages of Australia and New Guinea.
Professor Bonny Norton will give a guest lecture Wednesday, September 18. The lecture is titled "Identity, Investment, and Digital Storytelling for a Multilingual Future" and is open to everyone.
Kristina Belancic, a PhD student at the Department of Language Studies and Vaartoe at the University of Umeå, will give a talk on Sámi language education in Sápmi.
Rafał Jończyk, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Pragmatics at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland), will give a talk on emotions and the bilingual brain.
Gabrielle Weidemann, associate professor in psychology at Western Sydney University, will come to the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition September 5th to give a lecture titled «The influence of word and object salience on word learning under ambiguous conditions». The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.
David Britain, a professor and chair of Modern English Linguistics at the University of Bern, Switzerland, will give a talk on -t/d deletion in Palauan English (with Kazuko Matsumoto, the University of Tokyo).
Karl Swinehart, (PhD) Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville, will give a talk on the role of music in processes of Indigenous language revitalization in highland Bolivia.
Professor Lambert-Felix Prudent will give a guest lecture Friday, August 23. The lecture is titled "Mirage and paradoxes of creolization in the French Antilles".
Professor Christian Licoppe (Department of Social Science at Telecom ParisTech), professor Jan Svennevig (MultiLing) and PhD student Jessica P B Hansen (MultiLing) will give presentations on the topic of interpreting and turn-taking in multilingual interaction. The seminar is open for everyone.
Nazuki Kobayashi from the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Bergen, Norway, will give a talk on communication styles in Norwegian and Japanese