David Albert Natvig
- Heritage languages and linguistics
- Language contact
My research focuses on phonological theory, language contact – including language shift and maintenance – and language change, particularly in connection to variation in English, Norwegian, and Heritage Norwegian sound systems.
Introduction to Germanic Linguistics. Spring 2019, St, Olaf College.
Rewriting Nordic Identities. Spring 2019, St, Olaf College.
First Semester Norwegian. Fall 2018, St. Olaf College.
First Year Norwegian. Fall 2012, 2013, 2016; Spring 2014, 2017, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, writing-intensive section. Spring 2015, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Introduction to Scandinavian Linguistics. Fall 2014, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Contemporary Scandinavian Languages, Norwegian. Fall 2014, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Masterpieces of Scandinavian Literature, writing-intensive section. Spring 2013, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
2018. Ph.D. Scandinavian Linguistics. University of Wisconsin–Madison.
2013. M.A. Scandinavian Studies (Philology). University of Wisconsin–Madison.
2005. B.A. Linguistics, Scandinavian Studies. University of Wisconsin–Madison
2019–2021. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, No. 838164.
2017–18. University Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
2015. American Scandinavian Foundation Dissertation Research Grant (Norway).
- 2018–2019. Visiting Assistant Professor, Norwegian Department. St. Olaf College.
- 2011–2018. Graduate Student Instructor, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic. University of Wisconsin–Madison.
2019. “Levels of representation in phonetic and phonological contact.” In Jeroen Darquennes, Joseph Salmons, and Wim Vandenbussche (eds.) Language Contact. An International Handbook, HSK 45.1, 88–99. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.
2017 “A Model of Underspecified Recognition for Phonological Integrations: English Loanwords in American Norwegian.” Journal of Language Contact, 10(1): 22–55.
2016 “Heritage Norwegian Vowel Phonology and English Dialect Formation.” Heritage Language Journal, 13(2): 245–274.
2016 with Samantha Litty, Jessica Funtanilla, Hunter Lockwood, James Maedke, Christopher Tabisz, and Joseph Salmons. “Anything goes: Extreme Polysemy in Lexical-Semantic Change.” American Speech, 91(2): 139–165.
- Natvig, David Albert (2021). Variation and stability of American Norwegian /r/ in contact. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. ISSN 1879-9264. . doi: http://doi.org/10.1075/lab.20085.nat
- Natvig, David Albert (2020). Rhotic underspecification: Deriving variability and arbitrariness through phonological representations. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics. ISSN 2397-1835. 5(1), s 1- 28 . doi: 10.5334/gjgl.1172 Full text in Research Archive.
- Natvig, David Albert & van Baal, Yvonne (2020). Crossing borders to enhance our understanding of variation in heritage languages. Oslo Studies in Language (OSLa). ISSN 1890-9639. 11(2), s 319- 334 . doi: 10.5617/osla.8506 Full text in Research Archive.
- Bousquette, Joshua & Natvig, David Albert (2020). Heritage language home and community: Gendered division of labor and language shift.
- Natvig, David Albert (2020). Variation and Change of the American Norwegian Back Vowel Chain Shift Over Time.
- Salmons, Joseph C. & Natvig, David Albert (2020). Sound Change.