How multilingual children, youth and adults acquire the languages they know, and how this competence changes throughout the lifespan.
How multilingual children, youth and adults use the languages they know, and how language use changes throughout the lifespan.
How social and political power relations influence multilingual acquisition and use across all age groups.
The Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) is a research center financed by the Research Council of Norway as a Center of Excellence. MultiLing is located at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies.
INTPART Summer School 2017 in Johannesburg
Dec. 16, 2017
Last week, the INTPART 2017 Linguistics Summer School was held at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.The topic for the course was "Multilingualism, multimodality and embodiment: Sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic perspectives."
Doctoral defense: Pernille Hansen
Nov. 6, 2017
Pernille Hansen gave her doctoral defense on October 6 in Gamle Festsal at Domus Academica.
Visiting scholar: Yolandi Ribbens-Klein
Oct. 23, 2017
Yolandi Ribbens-Klein, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the UCT, Cape Town, is visiting MultiLing for a four week-research stay.
Visiting scholar: Janet Connor
Oct. 12, 2017
Janet Connor, PhD fellow at the University of Chicago, is currently visiting MultiLing. In her PhD project, Connor is looking at linguistic and semiotic interactions in Tøyen, and during her monthly stay at MultiLing, Connor will commence her dissertation fieldwork.