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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

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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: 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 MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele.

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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".

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Time and place: Feb. 19, 2020 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

David Albert Natvig (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on language shift and community structure in a Norwegian-American community in the United States.

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Time and place: Jan. 21, 2020 10:15 AM11:15 AM, Rom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Camilo Rodriguez Ronderos (PhD Fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin) will give a talk on the topic of metaphor comprehension, reporting the results from two eye-tracking visual world studies.

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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: 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: 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: 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.