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.
Visiting scholar: Lenore Grenoble
Dec. 19, 2018
Lenore Grenoble (The University of Chicago) just spent three months at MultiLing as a US Fulbright Arctic Chair grantee. We asked her to tell us a bit more about her stay in Oslo, and her current research:
Visiting scholar: Anne Pitkänen-Huhta
Nov. 29, 2018
Anne Pitkänen-Huhta (University of Jyväskylä) has been spending the last two months at MultiLing. Here, she tells a little more about her stay as a visiting scholar at MultiLing.
Visiting scholar: Quentin Williams
Nov. 19, 2018
Quentin Williams, senior lecturer at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, returned to MultiLing for a month long stay in October.
How social media can improve our linguistic repertoires
Nov. 2, 2018
Research shows that Snapchat, Facebook and WhatsApp help families with immigrant backgrounds develop their multilingualism.