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Guest lectures and seminars

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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: 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.

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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.

Time and place: Jan. 23, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, Møterom 536

Olga Solovova, Marie Curie postdoctoral research fellow from the University of Oslo (MultiLing), will give a talk on semiotic landscapes in the Northern Norway borderland.

Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Hilde Haualand, an associate professor in social anthropology, specializing in deaf studies at the Oslo Metropolitan University, will give a talk on legal recognition of signed languages.

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Jeff MacSwan, Professor at The University of Maryland, will give a lecture on codeswitching and translanguaging. 

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Hanna Solberg Andresen, a doctoral candidate at MultiLing, will give a talk on methodological issues regarding participant selection.

Time and place: Nov. 13, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Anne Pitkänen-Huhta, a professor and vice dean responsible for education at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, will give a talk on visual methods in studying practices and identities.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Leonie Cornips, a professor and chair of “Language culture in Limburg” at the Maastricht University, The Netherlands, will give a talk on Limburgish and language loss.

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Flor María Ordoñez Vilches, a doctoral candidate at the Autonomous Benito Juárez University of Oaxaca, Mexico. She will give a talk on Metalinguistic awareness and critical literacy.

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2018 2:00 PM3:45 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Erica Brozovsky, a Sociolinguistic Researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, will give a talk on Taiwanese-Texans and their language and cultural identity.