2022

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Time and place: Nov. 23, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

Fine-tuned deep-learning models for the classification of adult vocalization on an open-source infant and adult vocalization dataset.

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Time and place: Nov. 16, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421

In this talk, Camilla Cho will present her master’s project on the spelling practices among Korean learners of Norwegian as a second language. This session will be a practice talk for a presentation she will give at MONS 19.

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Time and place: Nov. 9, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

This talk discusses the limitations of current speaking assessment practices and how such limitations can be addressed by the assessment of interactional competence. 

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Time and place: Nov. 2, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

PolkaNorski is a collaboration between three universities that investigates the development of language skills and world knowledge in Polish-Norwegian multilingual children and their monolingual peers in Poland and Norway.

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Time and place: Oct. 26, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

In this talk I will present possible sources of trouble in medical consultations between physicians speaking L2/L3 Norwegian and L1 Norwegian speakers, with special attention to the doctors’ use of professional medical terms.

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Time and place: Oct. 7, 2022 10:15 AM11:15 AM, MultiLing meeting room, HWH 421

Dorte Lønsmann (Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen) will present preliminary results from the project English and the Globalisation in Denmark: A Changing Sociolinguistic Landscape

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Time and place: Oct. 5, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: HWH 421 / Zoom

Oliwia Szymanska will present the use of novel metaphoric expressions by L2 doctors in Norway.

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Time and place: Sep. 28, 2022 3:15 PM4:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MutliLing meeting room 421 / Zoom

Almaz Wasse Gelagay (Kotebe University of Education) will give an open talk about multilingualism and patterns of language use in Gamo.

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Time and place: Sep. 21, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: HWH 421 / Zoom

This talk will address the roles of linguistic similarity and learning order in crosslinguistic influence at the phonetic level in multilinguals.

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Time and place: Sep. 7, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

We will talk about the diversity of research published in the four main child language acquisition journals, and discuss possible steps to increase linguistic coverage and to build a more diverse discipline.

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Time and place: Aug. 31, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Hybrid: Zoom / HWH 421

Nuranindia Endah Arum (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on Norwegian language learning experiences of highly educated Indonesians in Norway.

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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 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 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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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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

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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.