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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

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Time: Apr. 29, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

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.

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Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Zoom

Dr Sender Dovchin will give a talk on creating new identities in Mongolian popular music in the post-socialist era 

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Time and place: Mar. 31, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Samantha M. Litty (Europa-Universität Flensburg / FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) will discuss multilingualism in 19th Century German immigrant letters 

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Time: Mar. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

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.

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Time and place: Mar. 24, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Brendan Weekes (Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge) will discuss writing systems and multi-literacy

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Time and place: Mar. 17, 2021 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Dr Farzad Karimzad will give a talk on chronotopic-scalar approaches to multilingualism.

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Time and place: Mar. 10, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom [Closed event]

Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen (Doctoral Research Fellow at MultiLing) reports on initial results from her in-progress PhD project, "Translanguaging in the majority classroom: a study of teachers’ beliefs, practices and students’ linguistic citizenship."

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Nora Dörnbrack (Doctoral Research Fellow, ILOS) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on historical language contact and multilingual practices in nineteenth-century migrants' private ego-documents 

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

Kristen Schroeder is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFFIK), joining the University of Oslo in December 2020. Under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum, she is developing the Norwegian Research Council project entitled, ‘Creativity and Convention in Pragmatic Development’, which assesses pragmatic language development among children with and without Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). Kristen holds an MA and PhD in Cognitive Science and Language from the University of Barcelona.

The presentation will be given in English.

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Time and place: Jan. 26, 2021 4:15 PM5:15 PM, online

Ellisiv has a BA and MA in linguistics from the University of Oslo, and finished her MA thesis in the fall semester of 2020. Since then she has been working at Biblioteksentralen as a marketing consultant, mostly focusing on our communication with Norwegian publishers.

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Time and place: Dec. 16, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Ingvild Badhwar Valen-Sendstad (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on multilingual women's health literacy practices in institutional settings. 

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Jenny Gudmundsen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project about informal language learning at language cafés. 

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 11:15 AM12:15 PM, Zoom

Informal workshop for the MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London). It is open to all MultiLing/ILN researchers interested in emotion research in multilingual contexts.

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 10:00 AM11:15 AM, Zoom

Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London) will give a guest lecture on Positive Psychology in Foreign Language Teaching. The lecture will be followed by a closed, informal workshop for the MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Dr Samantha Goodchild (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on analysing multilingual linguistic practices whilst incorporating various perspectives.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2020 11:00 AM12:30 PM, Zoom

Dr Dariush Izadi will give a talk on the social practice of mourning rituals

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project, "Translanguaging in the majority classroom: a study of teachers’ beliefs, practices and students’ linguistic citizenship."

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Time: Nov. 11, 2020 2:15 PM3:45 PM

Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi (Postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing) will give a talk on analyzing language practices in the family through interactional sociolinguistics.

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Independent researcher Dr. Elsa Lechner will discuss collaborative ways to conduct research during a pandemic.

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Time and place: Oct. 21, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Olga Solovova (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss preliminary findings of her MSCA project "New Speakers in Northern Norway."

Lourdes Ortega
Time: Sep. 23, 2020 3:15 PM5:00 PM

How is COVID-19 affecting second language acquisition? The 2020 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Lourdes Ortega.

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Time and place: June 10, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Constanze Weth, Associate Professor for Multilingual Education at the University of Luxembourg, will give a talk on French spelling patterns of German fourth graders with French as Foreign language.

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Time and place: May 28, 2020 9:30 AMMay 29, 2020 3:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW 421

This seminar brings together three on-going Nordic projects that focus on language and digital interaction in families.

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Time and place: Apr. 15, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Webinar in Zoom

Yesim Sevinc, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing, will give a talk entitled "Mindsets and family language pressure: Language or anxiety transmission across generations".

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Time and place: Mar. 4, 2020 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Alessandro Palumbo (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, ILN) will present his current project entitled "Language switching and script mixing: multilingual landscapes of medieval Scandinavia".