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Time and place: Oct. 24, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW 421

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.

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Time and place: Oct. 25, 2019 10:00 AM4:30 PM, Helga Engs hus, Aud. 3

This international round-table brings together top women leaders.

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2019 10:15 AM11:30 AM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

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.

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 PMNov. 7, 2019 12:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW 421

This workshop will be given by the BrainProducts training team and will focus on the BrainVision Analyzer software that MultiLing's Socio-Cognitive Laboratory has purchased together with the EEG system.

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Elisabet García González (MultiLing) will give a talk. Title and abstract forthcoming. 

 

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Time and place: Nov. 19, 2019 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

René Kager, Professor of Phonology and Language Acquisition at Utrecht University, will give a talk on early perception of lexical tones.

University library, Oslo
Time and place: June 15, 2020June 17, 2020, Universitetet i Oslo

The NGL conference series (previously also known as 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. Its main goals are to create and strengthen connections between researchers working on different languages, with different methodological and theoretical approaches. 

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus
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Time and place: Oct. 10, 2019Oct. 12, 2019, Østfold University College, Halden

The Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas is an annual conference focused on heritage language research.

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Time and place: Sep. 26, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, auditorium 3

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 18, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 421

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2019 2:45 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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.  

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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.  

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 3:15 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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
Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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.

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Time and place: Aug. 23, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, Eilert Sunds hus, Aud 5

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".

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Time and place: Aug. 12, 2019Aug. 16, 2019, Tromsø, Norway

This year's Summer School is titled Revitalisation and reclamation of Indigenous and minoritised languages. It is a collaboration between MultiLing and UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

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Time and place: June 17, 2019 2:15 PMJune 19, 2019 5:00 PM, 12th floor, Niels Treschows hus

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”.

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Time and place: June 11, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 421

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.

Time and place: June 6, 2019 3:15 PM4:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

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

Time and place: June 5, 2019 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Sébastien Lucas (MA), from Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage in Situ, University of Rouen, Normandy, France and affiliated to MultiLing, will give a talk on the link between cross-linguistic influence in bilingualism between French and Norwegian, metasyntactic awareness, and family language ideology and practices.

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Time and place: May 15, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Ritu Jain (PhD), lecturer from the  Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, will give a talk on the unexpected outcomes of institutional support for the immigrant minority languages among the Indian community in Singapore.

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Time and place: May 7, 2019May 9, 2019, Room 231, Helga Engs Hus

PhD course organized by MultiLing and the research group Studies of Instruction across Subjects and Competences (SISCO) at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. 

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Time and place: Apr. 29, 2019Apr. 30, 2019, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

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.

Time and place: Apr. 10, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Elizabeth Miller, Associate Professor from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will give a talk on agency and language learning.