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Time and place: Feb. 21, 2022Feb. 25, 2022, Blindern (possibility of hybrid participation)

MultiLing's Winter School 2022 focuses on the multilingual workplace as a multi-layered space where linguistic skills intersect with social, cultural and psychological factors. There will be both public sessions open for the general audience and sessions for enrolled Ph.D. participants only.

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Time: Feb. 16, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Jannis Androutsopoulos (Professor II, MultiLing and Professor of German and Media Linguistics, Universität Hamburg) will discuss the emergence and transformation of pandemic signage during 2020.

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Time: Feb. 9, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen will present an in-progress study centered on multilingualism and multilingual practices in mainstream vocational classes in Norway. The study is based on selected teacher interview data gathered in her PhD fieldwork in the school year 2020-2021. It sheds light on the complex roles and experiences of non-language subject teachers in increasingly diverse and multilingual school settings. 

Mari will give the talk in Norwegian. Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing and ILN members only.

Bjørn Torgrim Ramberg og Unn Røyneland
Time and place: Feb. 2, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom (click to enter)

Bjørn Torgrim Ramberg (Professor, University of Oslo) and Unn Røyneland (Professor, Director of MultiLing, University of Oslo) will discuss linguistic activism, power, and the concept of language.

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Time and place: Jan. 27, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Franziska Köder is a researcher and lab manager of MultiLing's Socio-Cognitive Laboratory. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psycholinguistics (University of Groningen) and a MA in German Linguistics, and Philosophy (University of Heidelberg). Her interests lie in children’s pragmatic and semantic development, with a special focus on multilingualism and atypical development. She is currently the manager of the project "Better attention, better communication? How ADHD and multilingualism influence children’s pragmatic development", funded by The Research Council of Norway.

Franziska will give the talk in English.

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Time: Jan. 12, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Carmit Altman will discuss the impact of Bilingual Narrative Intervention (BINARI) on critical narrative features in BOTH languages and cross-linguistic effects in preschool bilingual children with typical language development (TLD) and developmental language disorder (DLD).

Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing and ILN members only.

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Time and place: Dec. 6, 2021 9:00 AMDec. 11, 2021 5:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus - Seminar room 2/3

Dr. Roger Mundry will hold a one-week intensive workshop on statistical methods for Ph.D. fellows and academic staff. The workshop is organized by MultiLing and ILN.

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Audun is a PhD fellow at MultiLing, University of Oslo. He has a background in psychology and as a preschool teacher. His research interest spans the early years of cognitive development, especially language acquisition and the role of environmental input in shaping language outcomes.

Audun will give the talk in English.

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Time and place: Nov. 24, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HW421

Haley De Korne (Associate Professor, MultiLing) will use this session as a practice talk for a presentation she will give in Cambridge Linguistics Forum.

Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing and ILN members only.

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Time and place: Nov. 11, 2021 8:45 AMNov. 12, 2021 8:00 PM, Zoom

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.

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Time and place: Nov. 10, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HW421

Jenny Gudmundsen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss how the chat function is used for language learning in online language cafés.

Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing members only.

Time and place: Nov. 4, 2021 2:00 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

This is an in-house workshop for MultiLingers. Participants from ILN are also welcome.

Birgül Yılmaz wearing a white scarf and smiling
Time and place: Nov. 3, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Birgül Yılmaz (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, UCL Institute of Education) will discuss language and children's right to education in a refugee camp.

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

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.

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Time and place: Oct. 27, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HW421

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.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HW421

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.

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Lille fysiske auditorium: Fysikkbygningen (V232)

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.

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Time and place: Oct. 11, 2021 1:00 PMOct. 12, 2021 4:30 PM, Hotel Bristol and Gamle Festsal

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 30, 2021 2:15 AM3:15 AM, P.A. Munchs hus: Seminarrom 360

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. 

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2021 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

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. 

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Zoom

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 8, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom (click to enter)

Unn Røyneland (Professor, Deputy Director of MultiLing) will discuss language activism, power, and the concept of language

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Time and place: Sep. 6, 2021Sep. 10, 2021, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort møterom / Zoom

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.

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Time: Sep. 1, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

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.

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Time and place: Aug. 26, 2021 2:15 AM3:14 AM, online

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.