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Guest lectures and seminars

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Valantis Fyndanis (Researcher at MultiLing) will give a talk on the impact of multilingualism on inhibition, switching, and disengagement of attention.

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Franziska Köder (Researcher at MultiLing) will present initial plans for her forthcoming project on multilingual children with ADHD, currently in preparation.

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Time and place: Jan. 15, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Samba Diop (Researcher at MultiLing) will give a talk entitled "Socio-linguistic Mutations and Cultural Transformations in Postcolonial Africa: The Case of Senegal".

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Time and place: Nov. 19, 2019 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

René Kager, Professor of Phonology and Language Acquisition at Utrecht University, will give a talk on early perception of lexical tones.

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

PhD Fellow Elisabet García González (MultiLing) will give a talk on the results of her MA thesis, which is part of a larger project investigating different age groups of heritage speakers of Spanish in The Netherlands, as well as age-matched monolinguals.

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2019 10:15 AM11:30 AM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Prof. Marilyn Martin-Jones (MOSAIC Group for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham, UK) will give a talk on research of a sociolinguistic and ethnographic nature on language, migration and identity, that she has been conducting with Estêvão Cabral, in the UK, since 2014.

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Time and place: Oct. 30, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

David Albert Natvig (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will give a practice talk on contact effects in the sound patterns of American Norwegian bilinguals.

 

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Time and place: Oct. 24, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW 421

Séverine Wozniak, Assistant Professor at the University of Grenoble Alpes, will give a talk on English for Specific Purposes in different professional domains.

NB! Our "Wednesday" seminar will be held on Thursday, October 24.

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus
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Time and place: Sep. 26, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, auditorium 3

This year's Einar Haugen Lecture will be held by Nicholas Evans, who has made significant contributions to the study of endangered indigenous languages, especially focusing on the indigenous languages of Australia and New Guinea.

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Time and place: Sep. 18, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 421

Professor Bonny Norton will give a guest lecture Wednesday, September 18. The lecture is titled "Identity, Investment, and Digital Storytelling for a Multilingual Future" and is open to everyone.

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2019 2:45 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Kristina Belancic, a PhD student at the Department of Language Studies and Vaartoe at the University of Umeå, will give a talk on Sámi language education in Sápmi.  

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Rafał Jończyk, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Pragmatics at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland), will give a talk on emotions and the bilingual brain.  

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 3:15 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

David Britain, a professor and chair of Modern English Linguistics at the University of Bern, Switzerland, will give a talk on -t/d deletion in Palauan English (with Kazuko Matsumoto, the University of Tokyo). 

Karl Swinehart
Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Karl Swinehart, (PhD) Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville, will give a talk on the role of music in processes of Indigenous language revitalization in highland Bolivia.

Professor Lambert-Felix Prudent
Time and place: Aug. 23, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, Eilert Sunds hus, Aud 5

Professor Lambert-Felix Prudent will give a guest lecture Friday, August 23. The lecture is titled "Mirage and paradoxes of creolization in the French Antilles".

Jessica Hansen
Time and place: June 11, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 421

Professor Christian Licoppe (Department of Social Science at Telecom ParisTech), professor Jan Svennevig (MultiLing) and PhD student Jessica P B Hansen (MultiLing) will give presentations on the topic of interpreting and turn-taking in multilingual interaction. The seminar is open for everyone.

Time and place: June 6, 2019 3:15 PM4:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Nazuki Kobayashi from the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Bergen, Norway, will give a talk on communication styles in Norwegian and Japanese

Time and place: June 5, 2019 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Sébastien Lucas (MA), from Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage in Situ, University of Rouen, Normandy, France and affiliated to MultiLing, will give a talk on the link between cross-linguistic influence in bilingualism between French and Norwegian, metasyntactic awareness, and family language ideology and practices.

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Time and place: May 15, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Ritu Jain (PhD), lecturer from the  Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, will give a talk on the unexpected outcomes of institutional support for the immigrant minority languages among the Indian community in Singapore.

Time and place: Apr. 10, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Elizabeth Miller, Associate Professor from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will give a talk on agency and language learning. 

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Time and place: Apr. 4, 2019 12:00 PM2:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW421

Crispin Thurlow (University of Bern) will hold a session titled "Honing your academic writing skills: From logic, to rhetoric and beyond".

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Time and place: Apr. 3, 2019 1:00 PM5:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 421
Time and place: Feb. 20, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Marit Westergaard, professor from UiT The Arctic University of Norway and NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, will give a talk on crosslinguistic influence in L2 and L3 acquisition, arguing for the importance of structural similarity and property-by-property acquisition.

Time and place: Feb. 19, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Ana Raquel Matias, a researcher working at the intersection between sociology of migration and sociology of language at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology, University Institute in Lisbon, Portugal (ISCTE-IUL) will give a talk on the linguistic and social inclusion of international students from African countries in Portuguese universities.