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Jenny Gudmundsen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project about informal language learning at language cafés.
Informal workshop for the MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London). It is open to all MultiLing/ILN researchers interested in emotion research in multilingual contexts.
Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London) will give a guest lecture on Positive Psychology in Foreign Language Teaching. The lecture will be followed by a closed, informal workshop for the MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele.
Dr Samantha Goodchild (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on analysing multilingual linguistic practices whilst incorporating various perspectives.
Dr Dariush Izadi will give a talk on the social practice of mourning rituals
Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project, "Translanguaging in the majority classroom: a study of teachers’ beliefs, practices and students’ linguistic citizenship."
Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi (Postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing) will give a talk on analyzing language practices in the family through interactional sociolinguistics.
In early November we held a digital workshop on citizen science and citizen sociolinguistic initiatives. The workshop involved participants from the University of Oslo and international colleagues. The workshop consisted of keynote speeches, shorter invited talks and discussion sessions. The talks were recorded and are uploaded below for anyone to view.
Closing conference of the research project Language and communication in multilingual speakers with dementia (MultiLing Dementia), funded by The Research Council of Norway (2017-2021).
Independent researcher Dr. Elsa Lechner will discuss collaborative ways to conduct research during a pandemic.
Olga Solovova (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss preliminary findings of her MSCA project "New Speakers in Northern Norway."
Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom.
The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”
How is COVID-19 affecting second language acquisition? The 2020 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Lourdes Ortega.
How does multilingualism affect our mind in early childhood and later? And is it true that older people who speak more languages develop dementia later than others?
This is an internal event and not open to the public.
MultiLing's Summer School 2020 will take place from 7 to 11 September, 2020. This year, the topic is issues in second language learning and interaction. It will address how language learning is accomplished in conversational interaction and how the development of linguistic and interactional competence may be traced in actual conversational behavior over time.
Constanze Weth, Associate Professor for Multilingual Education at the University of Luxembourg, will give a talk on French spelling patterns of German fourth graders with French as Foreign language.
This seminar brings together three on-going Nordic projects that focus on language and digital interaction in families.
Yesim Sevinc, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing, will give a talk entitled "Mindsets and family language pressure: Language or anxiety transmission across generations".
Alessandro Palumbo (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, ILN) will present his current project entitled "Language switching and script mixing: multilingual landscapes of medieval Scandinavia".
Junyi Yang is a Doctoral research fellow at the Department of Education, and a member of the research group Text Comprehension: Development, Instruction and Multiple Texts (TextDIM). She has a background as a language teacher for young learners, and an MA in Early Language Education from University of Eastern Finland. She also works as a volunteer in teaching Chinese at Kinesisk Skole i Norge.
The MultiLing Winter School 2020 will take place from 24 to 28 February, 2020 . This year, we will explore issues in second language learning (with)in marginalized populations.
David Albert Natvig (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on language shift and community structure in a Norwegian-American community in the United States.
Camilo Rodriguez Ronderos (PhD Fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin) will give a talk on the topic of metaphor comprehension, reporting the results from two eye-tracking visual world studies.
Maria Garraffa is Assistant Professor at Heriot- Watt University (Edinburgh) where she teaches and does research on Language Acquisition and impairment. In collaboration with leading scholars, some of her key achievements include the development of the first UK psychological test to assess reading in adults with language disorders and a model to investigate vulnerable aspects of language in children with language impairment and adults suffering from stroke. Developed in parallel with a core interest for language impairment, her research on multilingualism addresses the effects of early second language learning in immigrants and people speaking heritage languages. She is the director of the Language Across the Life Span lab, based in Edinburgh and Malaysia (https://langlife.hw.ac.uk).
She was Research fellow at University of Siena, Milano Bicocca, Newcastle University and Edinburgh University.