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2017

Published Dec. 16, 2017 10:10 AM

Last week, the INTPART 2017 Linguistics Summer School was held at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.The topic for the course was "Multilingualism, multimodality and embodiment: Sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic perspectives."

Tøyen
Published Oct. 12, 2017 4:11 PM

Janet Connor, PhD fellow at the University of Chicago, is currently visiting MultiLing. In her PhD project, Connor is looking at linguistic and semiotic interactions in Tøyen, and during her monthly stay at MultiLing, Connor will commence her dissertation fieldwork.

Photo: Nadia Frantsen/UiO
Published Sep. 4, 2017 3:09 PM

Is it really possible to have a strict separation of the cognitive and social aspects of human activity? This year’s summer school examined interdisciplinary approaches to multilingualism with a focus on socio-cognitive aspects.

Photo: Nadia Frantsen
Published Aug. 30, 2017 10:39 AM

Kamilla Kraft defended her PhD dissertation Constructing migrant workers: Multilingualism and communication in the transnational construction site on May 26.

Photo: Nadia Frantsen/UiO
Published July 5, 2017 1:15 PM

Professor II at MultiLing, Mira Goral (The City University of New York) recently visited MultiLing for two weeks. Goral will lead the research work on multilingual aphasia at MultiLing. 

People at the kick-off. Photo: UiO
Published June 2, 2017 10:46 AM

This week, MultiLing marked the start of our project Studies of Multilingual Aphasia with a kick-off seminar with guests from home and abroad.

Prinola Govenden (Photo: Nadia Frantsen)
Published Apr. 21, 2017 11:13 AM

In March, MuliLing was visited by the very inspiring and creative PhD student in Media Studies Prinola Govenden from Wits University in South Africa, through the INTPART partnership. Among other things, she helped further develop the Center's media strategies and general communications. Here is an informal interview with her.

Participants and lecturers at the MultiLing Spring School 2017 (Photo: Nadia Frantsen)
Published Mar. 29, 2017 10:34 AM

Last week, MultiLing held its very first Spring School. PhD students from all over the world were gathered in Oslo for four days to learn more about how they can go from formulating questions and hypotheses to have their hypotheses tested. 

Published Mar. 28, 2017 1:37 PM

Professor II at MultiLing, Jannis Androutsopoulos (University of Hamburg) visited MultiLing for a week in March. During his stay, he collaborated on several ongoing projects. He also gave one guest lecture and hosted a methodological workshop.

Aneta Pavlenko (Photo: private)
Published Mar. 22, 2017 4:04 PM

Dr. Pavlenko is originally from Ukraine, but emigrated to the US right before the collapse of the USSR—two unrelated incidents. She has had an impressive linguistics career and is very well-versed in many languages. At the Center, she will focus on communication in legal cases where refugees and immigrants are involved.

Ekaterina Kuzmina (Photo: private)
Published Mar. 22, 2017 4:01 PM

Ekaterina is Russian, and holds a PhD from the University of Hong Kong, where she did research on aphasia. At MultiLing she will work on her project "Cognitive control and patterns of bilingual aphasia".  

Kees de Bot (Photo: ru.nl)
Published Feb. 13, 2017 1:21 PM

Scientific Advisory Board member, Professor Kees de Bot (University of Pannonia) spent four weeks at MultiLing in January and February. During his stay he collaborated on several ongoing projects, and gave two guest lectures.

Scott Jarvis (photo: Nadia Frantsen)
Published Feb. 8, 2017 3:36 PM

How does meaning transfer, i.e., crosslinguistic influence involving meaning, originate from different levels of mental representations, and how do we study it?

Group photo of winter school participants
Published Feb. 3, 2017 10:53 AM

January 30 – February 3, 20 PhD students from 17 different universities attended MultiLing’s winter school. Through their week in Oslo, the participants got to explore the use of methods for collecting linguistic ethnographic data with a specific focus on language, youth, and identities in culturally and linguistically heterogeneous urban spaces.