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Alexis Hervais-Adelman is smiling and wearing a black shirt and glasses
Time and place: June 22, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom Link

Alexis Hervais-Adelman (Assistant Professor, University of Zurich) will discuss the neural basis of simultaneous interpreting.

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Time and place: June 7, 2022 2:00 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid/Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 421

Angela de Bruin will discuss language control in multilingual speakers and how they manage competition, word selection, interference and switching between languages. Open lecture. 

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Time and place: May 31, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 536

Curtis divides his time being Research Data Coordinator at University of Cambridge and a Researcher in multilingualism and neurodiversity, particularly, the interaction of multilingualism and levels of attention in children. Curtis holds a PhD in Psycholinguistics and an MPhil in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (University of Cambridge). He is currently a researcher with the “Better attention, better communication? How ADHD multilingualism influence children’s pragmatic development”, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

The talk will be given in English.

James Puchowski smiling and wearing a patterned sweater
Time and place: May 25, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom Link

James Konrad Puchowski (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh) will share theoretical reflections on ethnographies of Nynorsk, Catalan and Scots language activism. 

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Time and place: May 19, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 536

Mary Beth is a first year PhD fellow at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFIKK). She is working under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum (as part of the DEVCOM project) and her PhD is on the literal bias in children’s figurative language development. Mary Beth holds a MAS from the University of Basel and has recently rejoined academia after working as a Senior Science Advisor for the NZ Department of Conservation.

The talk will be given in English.

Tuba Yilmaz smiling and wearing a red jacket
Time and place: May 18, 2022 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Zoom Link

Tuba Yilmaz (Lecturer, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey/ University of Florida, USA) will discuss pre-service teachers’ raciolinguistic ideologies about refugee students’ education in Turkey.

Please note this is an event open to public.

Ana Matić Škorić smiling and wearing a gray-white-pink scarf and black jacket
Time and place: May 11, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom Link

Ana Matić Škorić (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Zagreb) will discuss the Comprehensive Aphasia Test across languages. 

Rickard Jonsson wearing a gray long sleeve shirt
Time and place: May 4, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421

Rickard Jonsson (Professor, Stockholm University) will discuss anti-racist ways of constructing the ethnic and racial Other in talk.

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

Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen smiling and wearing a white top and a blue jacket
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid event

This event has unfortunately been cancelled.

Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen (Professor, University of Bath, UK) will discuss parental involvement of a group of Chinese parents in their children’s heritage language (HL) development in the UK.

Oliwia Szymanska smiling and wearing a light pink shirt
Time and place: Apr. 27, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421, Hybrid Format

Oliwia Szymanska (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss the acquisition of L2 metaphoric expressions by Polish adult learners of Norwegian.

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

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Time and place: Apr. 21, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421

Monica and Hanne will be holding their talk in Norwegian. For more info, please visit the Norwegian version of this page.

 Andrea Ciribuco is wearing a blue shirt and Federico M. Federici is wearing a black shirt
Time and place: Apr. 20, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom (click to enter)

Andrea Ciribuco (Lecturer, NUI Galway/ Fellow, University College London) and Federico M. Federici (Professor, University College London) will discuss the role of interpreters in the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Italy.

Luca Onnis smiling and wearing a white shirt and black jacket.
Time and place: Apr. 11, 2022 12:00 PM1:00 PM, HWH 421, Hybrid Format

Luca Onnis (Associate Professor, MultiLing) will discuss how basic sequence learning and processing mechanisms become attuned to the canonical word order imposed by natural languages.

Maria Coady smiling and wearing a white top
Time and place: Apr. 6, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Dr. Maria Coady (Professor, University of Florida) will discuss engaged collaboration for multilingual student learning.

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Time and place: Mar. 31, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 536

PhD fellow Sarah Cameron will present her project, in which she will investigate the following: Can L2 learners of Norwegian achieve native-like processing of morphosyntax? Do beginners demonstrate different processing patterns than advanced learners? Do these patterns change with time? And what factors might contribute to more native-like L2 grammar processing?

The talk will be given in English.

Natalia Kartushina smiling and wearing a white floral turtle neck and a pink cardigan
Time and place: Mar. 30, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421, Hybrid Format

Natalia Kartushina (Associate Professor, MultiLing) will discuss the role of child-parent activities on early language development during the first Covid 19-related lockdown.

Elisabet Garcia Gonzalez smiling and wearing a baby blue shirt
Time and place: Mar. 23, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid event

Elisabet García González (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss how to design a psycholinguistic experiment.

Everyone, students or researchers, seeking to learn about experimental design are welcome to join regardless of their research background. Come ready to ask questions. 

Please register for this event here

Michelle Waldispühl photographed in black and white smiling on a hiking trail
Time and place: Mar. 16, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HW421

Michelle Waldispühl (Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg; Guest Researcher, University of Oslo) will discuss the historical use of personal names in multilingual contexts.

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

 

Toril Opsahl smiling and wearing a dark wine and black top
Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421

Toril Opsahl (Associate Professor, MultiLing) will report on a study of how Poles navigate stereotypical expectations and negotiate professional identities in narratives in interaction in L2 Norwegian. The study is a collaboration with professor Anne Golden.

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

En kvinne med blondt hår og briller og en kvinne med brunt hår smiler til kameraet
Time and place: Feb. 28, 2022 2:15 PM3:10 PM, Online

Christiane and Ingeborg will be holding their talk in Norwegian. For more info, please visit the Norwegian version of this page.

Please note that this month's clinical forum will take place on a Monday.

Aimée Myers Jorge F. Figueroa and Barbara Muszyńska smiling
Time and place: Feb. 23, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom (click to enter)

Dr. Aimée Myers (Assistant Professor, Texas Woman's University), Dr. Jorge F. Figueroa (Associate Professor, Texas Woman's University), and Dr. Barbara Muszyńska (Fulbright Scholar, Texas Woman's University) will discuss modeling the tenets of critical pedagogy for future teachers who will be working in diverse, multilingual learning environments.

Jannis Androutsopoulos smiling and wearing a black shirt and navy blue jacket
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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Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen smiling and wearing a blue top
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.