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Aleksandra Olszewska (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss the language identities of refugee-background students in Poland.
Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing members only.
Helena is a postdoctoral researcher at Halmstad University, Sweden. With a background in computational linguistics and disability research, she has specialized in aphasia, identity and narrative agency.
Helena will give her talk in English.
Children's imaginative play has long attracted scholars in different fields, from psychologists like Vygotsky in the 1960s to sociolinguists in recent years. This symposium with papers from diverse contexts will address such methodological and theoretical questions as how bi/multilingual children use linguistic varieties and other semiotic resources in their plays, and what implications their language use may have for the languages, families, communities, and societies.
Johan L. Tønnesson (Professor, ILN) will discuss plain language in Norway with reference to people with non-Norwegian linguistic backgrounds.
Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing members only.
Qingyuan Gardner (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss how L2 language learners process and comprehend novel grammatical features.
Please note this is a closed event only for MultiLing members.
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.
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.
For the 2021 Einar Haugen Lecture, the eminent Aneta Pavlenko will be taking us on a journey in a linguistic time machine, from Ptolemaic Alexandria in 323 BC to the present day.
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.
Unn Røyneland (Professor, Deputy Director of MultiLing) will discuss language activism, power, and the concept of language
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss her PhD research on communication between Polish physicians and their patients in Norway
Miriam Weidl (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki) will discuss versatile and mutable multilingualisms in Senegal
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.
Rafael Lomeu Gomes (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss the role of affect in parent-child multilingual interactions in the home.
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).
Dr Sender Dovchin will give a talk on creating new identities in Mongolian popular music in the post-socialist era
Samantha M. Litty (Europa-Universität Flensburg / FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) will discuss multilingualism in 19th Century German immigrant letters
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.