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New times require new skills from linguists working with complex datasets. When you feel that pen and paper fail you, software may offer solutions. This 1,5 day workshop addresses some of the current challenges faced by linguists working with diverse qualitative datasets by providing a comprehensive introduction into the use of NVivo.
The purpose of the round-table is to bring together sociolinguists, classicists and historians who study multilingualism in antiquity and medieval times (Day 1) and in imperial, colonial and postcolonial times (Day 2) and to engage in a dialog about continuities and discontinuities in multilingual practices shaped by conquests, migrations and globalizations.
PhD course organized by MultiLing and the research group Studies of Instruction across Subjects and Competences (SISCO) at the Faculty of Educational Sciences.
An international three-day workshop with the aim of reflecting on the use of pictures in a language-based discipline. This workshop is part of MultiLing’s Colloquium B, “Engaging innovative methodologies in studying multilingualism across the lifespan”.
Marit Westergaard, professor from UiT The Arctic University of Norway and NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, will give a talk on crosslinguistic influence in L2 and L3 acquisition, arguing for the importance of structural similarity and property-by-property acquisition.
Ana Raquel Matias, a researcher working at the intersection between sociology of migration and sociology of language at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology, University Institute in Lisbon, Portugal (ISCTE-IUL) will give a talk on the linguistic and social inclusion of international students from African countries in Portuguese universities.
Olga Solovova, Marie Curie postdoctoral research fellow from the University of Oslo (MultiLing), will give a talk on semiotic landscapes in the Northern Norway borderland.
A one-day training workshop for the Socio-Cognitive Laboratory's new EEG device. The training will be provided by Lassi Juottonen, managing director of Clinilab. Open to registered participants only.
Hilde Haualand, an associate professor in social anthropology, specializing in deaf studies at the Oslo Metropolitan University, will give a talk on legal recognition of signed languages.
Jeff MacSwan, Professor at The University of Maryland, will give a lecture on codeswitching and translanguaging.
Hanna Solberg Andresen, a doctoral candidate at MultiLing, will give a talk on methodological issues regarding participant selection.
Anne Pitkänen-Huhta, a professor and vice dean responsible for education at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, will give a talk on visual methods in studying practices and identities.
Leonie Cornips, a professor and chair of “Language culture in Limburg” at the Maastricht University, The Netherlands, will give a talk on Limburgish and language loss.
Flor María Ordoñez Vilches, a doctoral candidate at the Autonomous Benito Juárez University of Oaxaca, Mexico. She will give a talk on Metalinguistic awareness and critical literacy.
This workshop brings together scholars from different fields and contexts in order to explore multilingual writing from a comparative perspective. We will explore what methodologies and concepts can be useful across diverse socio-linguistic and cultural settings in order to enhance our understanding of multilingual writing practices.
A meeting on academic career planning with Professor Adam Jaworski (HKU). The meeting is open to everyone. Please sign up if you want to come!
When we arrive in a new country, public signs, ads and billboards are often the first form of contact we have with the language and script of the place. At this seminar, we will explore linguistic landscapes in Russia, Norway and beyond.
Erica Brozovsky, a Sociolinguistic Researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, will give a talk on Taiwanese-Texans and their language and cultural identity.
This seminar will bring together scholars working in different regions of Latin America and in Europe in order to examine language revitalisation practices in contemporary contexts. It is organised in collaboration with the LACITO research center and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III, and will be held in Spanish and French.
This seminar aims to strengthen connections among Norwegian and Latin American scholars of multilingual and intercultural education, and is supported by the Norwegian Latin America Research Network.
This year's Einar Haugen Lecture will be held by Ana Deumert (University of Cape Town, South Africa), who has made significant contributions to the field of sociolinguistics, especially through her emphasis on southern and decolonial perspectives on multilingualism. Open lecture.
Guest lecture by Professor Emeritus Kees de Bot. Cancelled.
The MultiLing Summer School 2018 will take place from 10–14 September 2018. This year, we will explore experimental approaches to multilingualism. Instructors will be Janet van Hell (Pennsylvania State University) and Barbara Mertins (Dortmund Technical University).
David Britain, a professor and chair of English Linguistics at the University of Bern, Switzerland, will give a talk on rhoticity being iconically rural in the context of Southern England.
Višnja Čičin-Šain, doctoral fellow from the Department of Literature at University of Oslo, ILOS, will give a talk on metaphorical dimensions of language purism in Croatian, post-Yugoslav context.