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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Zoom

How is knowledge produced, negotiated, and mobilized in multilingual settings? The four studies presented in this seminar explore multilingual and multimodal literacy practices from various theoretical and methodological perspectives, and in a range of social, political, socioeconomic, and historical contexts.

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2021 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

For the 2021 Einar Haugen Lecture, renowned researcher Aneta Pavlenko will be taking us on a journey in a linguistic time machine, from Ptolemaic Alexandria in 323 BC to the present day. 

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Time and place: Sep. 30, 2021 2:15 AM3:15 AM, P.A. Munchs hus: Seminarrom 360

Ane is a PhD fellow at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian studies at the University of Oslo (UiO), she is also affiliated with MultiLing. Ane has an MA in linguistics from UiO. She has previously worked on a variety of different projects as a research assistant, involving data collection with child and adult populations.

Ane will give the talk in English. 

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Time and place: Oct. 11, 2021Oct. 12, 2021 4:30 PM, Hotel Bristol

To complement the release of Bauta: Janne Bondi Johannessen in memoriam, the memorial volume editors and MultiLing are organizing a two-day seminar, which will close with a memorial lecture by Joe Salmons.

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Time and place: Sep. 8, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom (click to enter)

Unn Røyneland (Professor, Deputy Director of MultiLing) will discuss language activism, power, and the concept of language

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Time and place: Sep. 6, 2021Sep. 10, 2021, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort møterom / Zoom

MultiLing's Summer School 2021 will take place from the 6th to the 10th of September 2021. The main topic this year will be Open-science practices in experimental psycholinguistics: from research plan to data processing and visualization in R.

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Time: Sep. 1, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

José Luis Rojas Díaz (PhD candidate, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication) will present his research on phraseology and equivalence in translation.

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Time and place: Aug. 26, 2021 2:15 AM3:14 AM, online

Michelle has an MSc from the European Masters in Clinical Linguistics (University of Groningen) and a PhD from Stellenbosch University. Since obtaining her PhD she has worked as a postdoc for the University of Cape Town, forming part of a team adapting child language assessments into six South African languages. Michelle will be starting as a postdoc at MultiLing later this year. 

Michelle will give the talk in English. 

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Time and place: June 14, 2021June 18, 2021, Universitetet i Oslo

The NGL conference series (also ICNGL) provides an open forum for linguistic research in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas on Nordic (including Germanic, Finnic, Saamic and Greenlandic) and other languages, including multilingualism.

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Time: May 27, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Dr Suzanne Beeke is an associate professor in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London, and a qualified speech and language therapist. Her research focuses on communication disability in adults with post-stroke aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and dementia, particularly the impact of these conditions on everyday conversations in the home and on healthcare interactions. She led the team that developed Better Conversations with Aphasia (@BCAphasia), a free e-learning resource and communication training programme for SLTs to use with people with aphasia and family members (https://extend.ucl.ac.uk/). She was part of the Nottingham-based NIHR HR&DS funded VOICE Study, which developed communication training for healthcare professionals interacting with people with dementia on acute hospital wards (@voice_study).

Suzanne Beeke's talk will be in English.

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Time and place: May 26, 2021 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Zoom

Nuranindia Endah Arum (Doctoral Research Fellow at MultiLing) will give a talk on lived language learning experience of an Indonesian engineer in a Norwegian multinational oil company.

Magdalena Solarek-Gliniewicz
Time and place: May 12, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Magdalena Solarek-Gliniewicz (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss her PhD research on communication between Polish physicians and their patients in Norway

Miriam Weidl
Time and place: May 5, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Miriam Weidl (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki) will discuss versatile and mutable multilingualisms in Senegal

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Time: Apr. 29, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Mia Cecilie Heller is a senior advisor at Statped, section for speech and language impairments. She has a PhD in educational psychology (from University of Oslo, Department of Education) and has previously worked as a lecturer (Department of Special Needs Education, UiO) and as a school psychologist (School Psychologist Service in Oslo). Her research interests concern language development in second-language learners, developmental language disorders and interventions that can promote children’s language learning in school.

Mia Cecilie Heller's talk will be in Norwegian.

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Rafael Lomeu Gomes (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss the role of affect in parent-child multilingual interactions in the home.

Doktorgradskandidat Jessica Pedersen Belisle Hansen
Time and place: Apr. 16, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom

Master Jessica Pedersen Belisle Hansen at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies will defend her dissertation Video-mediated interpreting. The interactional accomplishment of interpreting in video-mediated environments for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

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Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Zoom

Dr Sender Dovchin will give a talk on creating new identities in Mongolian popular music in the post-socialist era 

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Time and place: Mar. 31, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Samantha M. Litty (Europa-Universität Flensburg / FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) will discuss multilingualism in 19th Century German immigrant letters 

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Time: Mar. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Natalia Kartushina is an Associate Professor in Psycholinguistics, who joined MultiLing in December 2020. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psycholinguistics (University of Geneva) and had previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at BCBL (Spain) and BabyLing (Institute for Psychology, UiO). Her research interests cover first and second-language phonological/lexical acquisition and the role of environment in shaping language learning.

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Time and place: Mar. 24, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Brendan Weekes (Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge) will discuss writing systems and multi-literacy

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Time and place: Mar. 17, 2021 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Dr Farzad Karimzad will give a talk on chronotopic-scalar approaches to multilingualism.

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Time and place: Mar. 12, 2021 9:30 AM12:10 PM, Zoom

This public event is organized on the occasion of the 2021 International Mother Language Day. Our international researchers from MultiLing, at the University of Oslo, will address institutional, social and emotional notions of multilingualism and the use of mother tongue in different domains of society. 

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Time and place: Mar. 10, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom [Closed event]

Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen (Doctoral Research Fellow at MultiLing) reports on initial results from her in-progress PhD project, "Translanguaging in the majority classroom: a study of teachers’ beliefs, practices and students’ linguistic citizenship."

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Nora Dörnbrack (Doctoral Research Fellow, ILOS) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on historical language contact and multilingual practices in nineteenth-century migrants' private ego-documents 

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Kristen Schroeder is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFFIK), joining the University of Oslo in December 2020. Under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum, she is developing the Norwegian Research Council project entitled, ‘Creativity and Convention in Pragmatic Development’, which assesses pragmatic language development among children with and without Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). Kristen holds an MA and PhD in Cognitive Science and Language from the University of Barcelona.

The presentation will be given in English.