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Events organized by MultiLing.
This year's guest speaker is Ana Deumert (University of Cape Town, South Africa), who has made significant contributions to the field of sociolinguistics, especially through her emphasis on southern and decolonial perspectives on multilingualism. Open lecture.
This seminar aims to strengthen connections among Norwegian and Latin American scholars of multilingual and intercultural education, and is supported by the Norwegian Latin America Research Network.
This seminar will bring together scholars working in different regions of Latin America and in Europe in order to examine language revitalisation practices in contemporary contexts. It is organised in collaboration with the LACITO research center and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III, and will be held in Spanish and French.
When we arrive in a new country, public signs, ads and billboards are often the first form of contact we have with the language and script of the place. At this seminar, we will explore linguistic landscapes in Russia, Norway and beyond.
A meeting on academic career planning with Professor Adam Jaworski (HKU). The meeting is open to everyone. Please sign up if you want to come!
This workshop brings together scholars from different fields and contexts in order to explore multilingual writing from a comparative perspective. We will explore what methodologies and concepts can be useful across diverse socio-linguistic and cultural settings in order to enhance our understanding of multilingual writing practices.
Guest lecture by Professor Emeritus Kees de Bot. Cancelled.
The MultiLing Summer School 2018 will take place from 10–14 September 2018. This year, we will explore experimental approaches to multilingualism. Instructors will be Janet van Hell (Pennsylvania State University) and Barbara Mertins (Dortmund Technical University).
David Britain, a professor and chair of English Linguistics at the University of Bern, Switzerland, will give a talk on rhoticity being iconically rural in the context of Southern England.
Višnja Čičin-Šain, doctoral fellow from the Department of Literature at University of Oslo, ILOS, will give a talk on metaphorical dimensions of language purism in Croatian, post-Yugoslav context.
Johanna Rendle-Short, associate professor at the Australian National University, will give a guest lecture on pragmatic impairment in children diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism.
MultiLing, in partnership with NTNU, welcomes you to a seminar focused on signed language linguistics and interpreting research.
The seminar will be held in English, American Sign Language, and Norwegian Sign Language.
This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.
Ioulia Kovelman, associate professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, will give a talk on how insights given by bilingual children can inform our understanding of both universal and language-specific mechanisms in the neurobiology of language development.
May 24 Melanie Kirmess will visit Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition to present research on SunCIST, a program for language treatment for persons with aphasia, tested at Sunnaas rehabilitation hospotal.
This conference will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond.
Kristin Vold Lexander, postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing, and Rafael Lomeu, doctoral fellow at MultiLing, invite everyone to a roundtable discussion regarding the use of the notion of indexicality in analysing multilingual practices.
On April 26th, Valantis Fyndanis, postdoc at MultiLing, and Sarah Cameron, MA student at ILN, will give a talk on cognitive advantages of bilingualism at the Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition.
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, 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.
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, 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 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, 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, Doctoral research fellow from the University of Bergen, will give a talk on how Norwegian-English cognates can be defined.