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Torun Reite
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Torun Reite, doctoral research fellow from the Department of Romance Studies and Classics at Stockholm University, will give a talk on spatial and linguistic strategies for discursive border-crossing of young Mozambican adults.

Sébastien Lucas
Time and place: Apr. 19, 2018 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Sébastien Lucas, doctoral research fellow from the DYLIS research center at the Université de Rouen Normandie, will give a talk on how French-Norwegian children use metalinguistic knowledge in reading comprehension.

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 536

On Thursday April 12th, Natalia Kartushina, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Psychology, will come to the Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition to give a talk on how acoustic variability may both aid and slow down phonological development in an L1 or L2. 

Janne Bondi Johannessen
Time and place: Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Janne Bondi Johannessen, professor at MultiLing and Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, will give a talk on infrastructure for dialect syntax research and on the heritage speakers of Scandinavian languages who moved to North America in 1825–1925.

MultiLing's logo
Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 1:15 PM3:00 PM, MultiLing's Lab, 1st floor, Henrik Wergelands hus

MultiLing is proud to invite everyone to the grand opening of our new, cutting-edge laboratory at Henrik Wergelands hus. NB! New starting time: 1:15 pm. 

Minna Lehtonen
Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Minna Lehtonen, professor at MultiLing and Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, will give a talk on neurocognitive approaches to bilingualism and online processing of morphology by L2 learners.

Kimberly Marie Skjelde
Time and place: Mar. 14, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Kimberly Marie Skjelde, Doctoral research fellow from the University of Bergen, will give a talk on how Norwegian-English cognates can be defined.

Time: Feb. 15, 2018 8:30 AMFeb. 16, 2018 6:00 PM

NoSLiP is a conference for graduate students, organized by graduate students, on behalf of the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology (LingPhil). The scope of the conference is rather broad, we welcome submissions from all areas of linguistics and philology.

Invited speakers are: Loraine K. Obler (City University of New York) Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford) Martin Haspelmath (University of Leipzig) Terje Lohndal (Norwegian University of Science and Technology; The Arctic University of Norway)

More information about the program can be found here.

Elizabeth Stokoe
Time and place: Feb. 14, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Elizabeth Stokoe, professor of Social Interaction at Loughborough University (United Kingdom), will give a talk on how many of the things we think we know about talk that actually based on stereotypes rather than being based on evidence.

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2018 8:30 AM4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

What does it mean to be involuntarily childless in a society that tends to revolve around children? What happens when becoming a parent is not what one had expected? The event aims to contribute new voices, arguments and different angles of approach to the Norwegian public debate on fertility, family and parenthood.

Time and place: Feb. 5, 2018Feb. 9, 2018, MultiLing Meeting Room

The MultiLing winter school 2018 will take place from 5–9 February 2018. This year, we will explore methodological approaches to language policy in multilingual contexts. 

Michelle White
Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Michelle White, doctoral research fellow at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, will give a talk about the psychological processes that underly the the learning of English in multilingual South African children. Welcome!

Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 3:15 PM4:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Andrey Kutuzov, Doctoral research fellow at Research Group for Language Technology, will give a talk on computational linguistics and NLP and their relationships with generic linguistics.

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Kate Kuzmina and Leena Maria Heikkola joined the research group before the summer to work on MultiLing's new project on studies in multilingual aphasia.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Julien Mayor is associate professor at Department of Psychology, UiO. He will visit us to talk about children's early language development.

Professor Ofelia García
Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 1

How can we provide opportunities for and support bilinguals in education, and how does our view on language impact the education of all students? Professor of Bilingual Education, Ofelia García, will give the 2017 Einar Haugen Lecture on this topic, and introduces the notion of translingual pedagogy.

Time and place: May 18, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 536, Henrik Wergelands hus

Jan de Jong from the University of Bergen and the University of Amsterdam will present his research on children with specific language impairment (SLI). 

Time and place: Apr. 6, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 536, Henrik Wergelands Hus

On April 6th Helene Fulland from Statped will visit the Clinical forum. She defended her PhD before Christmas, and will talk to us about her work entitled: Language minority children's perspectives on being bilingual - On 'bilanguagers' and their sensitivity towards complexity.

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Frenette Southwood and Helena Oosthuizen from Stellenbosch University in South Africa will join us on the last Clinical Forum of the year to tell us about assessment of multilingual children in South Africa. 

Time and place: Nov. 17, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Ingrid Lossius Falkum and Franziska Köder from CSMN will visit us on Thursday November 17th to talk about their ongoing poject about children's understanding of metonomy.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Francisco Pons from the Department of Psychology (PSI) will come to the Clinical forum on October 20th to talk about his latest data on how children comprehend emotion. He will also introduce the TEst of Emootion Comprehension (TEC)

François Grosjean
Time and place: Sep. 26, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 1

The 2016 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by a renowned researcher in the field of bilingualism, François Grosjean. Among his many pioneering contributions is his view that bilinguals are not two monolinguals in one person but rather human communicators in their own right. In this lecture, he will discuss the bilingualism of adults and children, the importance of understanding biculturalism, and family strategies and support in the upbringing of bilingual children.

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Helene Killmer and Ingeborg Ribu will present their PhD projects in clinical linguistics on Thursday September 22nd.

Time and place: May 26, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

The conference International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association (ICPLA) 2016 is held in Halifax, Canada, 15.-18. of June. We have been accepted with four oral presentations and will present two of them at this meeting: 

1) N-LARSP: Adaption of the LARSP profile chart to Norwegian

2) Cross-linguistic adaptations of The Comprehensive Aphasia Test: challenges and solutions

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2015 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 536, Henrik Wergelands hus

Postdoctoral fellow Valantis Fyndanis at MultiLing will give a lecture at the Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition on the 26th of November. The title of his talk is: "Testing the Tense Underspecification Hypothesis: Evidence from Greek, Italian, and German".