Lingvistiske arrangement på UiO


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Tid og sted: 12. sep. 202216. sep. 2022, Blindern (TBA)

The 2022 MultiLing Summer School focuses on how sociocultural linguistic research methods can contribute to our understanding of the intersection of environmental and social (in)justice in a time of growing ecological crisis

Tid og sted: 16. sep. 2022 14:0015:00, HW536

Chris Kennedy visits from the University of Chicago.

Image of the painting "The treachery of images" by R. Magritte. A pipe on a brown background with the writing "ceci n'est pas une pipe."
Tid og sted: 13. okt. 2022 13:0014. okt. 2022 16:00, MultiLing

Colloquium A: Scrutinizing critical concepts and theoretical approaches in studying multilingualism


Alexis Hervais-Adelman is smiling and wearing a black shirt and glasses
Tid og sted: 22. juni 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom Link

Alexis Hervais-Adelman (Assistant Professor, University of Zurich) will discuss the neural basis of simultaneous interpreting.

Tid og sted: 17. juni 2022 14:0015:00, HW536 and Zoom

Aleese Block, visiting Oslo from UC Davis, talks about the production and perception of word-final devoicing in German across text-to-speech and naturally-produced utterances.

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Tid og sted: 7. juni 2022 14:0015:15, 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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Tid og sted: 3. juni 2022 14:0015:00, HW421 and Zoom

A guest lecture by Sendy Caffarra.

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Tid og sted: 31. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

Curtis divides his time being Research Data Coordinator at University of Cambridge and a Researcher in multilingualism and neurodiversity, particularly, the interaction of multilingualism and levels of attention in children. Curtis holds a PhD in Psycholinguistics and an MPhil in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (University of Cambridge). He is currently a researcher with the “Better attention, better communication? How ADHD multilingualism influence children’s pragmatic development”, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

The talk will be given in English.

En mann i hvit skjorte ser i kameraet
Tid og sted: 31. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

Curtis er forskningsdatakoordinator ved Universitetet i Cambridge, og i tillegg forsker han på flerspråklighet og nevrologisk mangfold - særlig interaksjonen mellom flerspråklighet og oppmerksomhetsnivå hos barn. Curtis har PhD i psykolingvistikk og mastergrad i teoretisk og anvendt lingvistikk fra Cambridge. For tiden er han tilknyttet prosjektet "Better attention, better communication? How ADHD and multilingualism influence children's pragmatic development". Foredraget vil holdes på engelsk. 

James Puchowski smiling and wearing a patterned sweater
Tid og sted: 25. mai 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom Link

James Konrad Puchowski (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh) will share theoretical reflections on ethnographies of Nynorsk, Catalan and Scots language activism. 

Tid og sted: 20. mai 2022 14:0015:00, HW536 and Zoom

Helge Lødrup will talk about Norwegian verbs.

A woman with blond hair smiles
Tid og sted: 19. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

Mary Beth is a first year PhD fellow at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFIKK). She is working under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum (as part of the DEVCOM project) and her PhD is on the literal bias in children’s figurative language development. Mary Beth holds a MAS from the University of Basel and has recently rejoined academia after working as a Senior Science Advisor for the NZ Department of Conservation.

The talk will be given in English.

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Tid og sted: 19. mai 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 536

Mary Beth er førsteårs PhD-stipendiat ved Institutt for filosofi, ide- og kunsthistorie og klassiske språk (IFIKK). Hun jobber under veiledning av Ingrid Lossius Falkum (som en del av DEVCOM-prosjektet) og doktorgraden hennes handler om den bokstavelige skjevheten i barns figurative språkutvikling. Mary Beth har en MAS fra University of Basel og har nylig sluttet seg til akademia igjen etter å ha jobbet som Senior Science Advisor for NZ Department of Conservation.

Foredraget vil holdes på engelsk.

Tuba Yilmaz smiling and wearing a red jacket
Tid og sted: 18. mai 2022 14:3015:30, 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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Tid og sted: 18. mai 2022 09:3017:00, Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan & Zoom

Language revitalisation may be an emancipatory process through which speakers find and develop their own voice, identity and belonging, but this can also be a challenging and painful process for the individual.

Ana Matić Škorić smiling and wearing a gray-white-pink scarf and black jacket
Tid og sted: 11. mai 2022 14:1515:15, Zoom Link

Ana Matić Škorić (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Zagreb) will discuss the Comprehensive Aphasia Test across languages. 

Rickard Jonsson wearing a gray long sleeve shirt
Tid og sted: 4. mai 2022 14:1515:15, 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.

Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen smiling and wearing a white top and a blue jacket
Tid og sted: 28. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, 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.

Oliwia Szymanska smiling and wearing a light pink shirt
Tid og sted: 27. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, 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.

Tid og sted: 22. apr. 2022 09:3012:30, Eilert Sundts hus, aud. 4

1. mai er det duket for den (så langt) siste utlysningen av små utviklingsprosjekter, se her.

For å gi litt inspirasjon til nye søknader og for å oppsummere hva som har blitt gjort så langt, inviterer vi til et lite seminar i forkant av fristen, fredag 22. april kl. 0930-1230 med etterfølgende gratis lunsj.


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Tid og sted: 21. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 421

Monica and Hanne will be holding their talk in Norwegian. For more info, please visit the Norwegian version of this page.

En kvinne med blondt hår og en kvinne med brunt hår smiler til kameraet
Tid og sted: 21. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, HWH 421

Monica Norvik er logoped MNLL og ph.d. i lingvistikk fra UiO. Hun jobber i afasiteamet, Statped og ved MultiLing - Senter for flerspråklighet, Universitetet i Oslo, og i tillegg ved Institutt for språk og litteratur, NTNU. E-post:

Hanne Gram Simonsen er professor emeritus i lingvistikk ved MultiLing - Senter for flerspråklighet, Universitetet i Oslo, og arbeider med språkutvikling hos barn og språkavvik hos barn og voksne. E-post:

Foredraget vil bli holdt på norsk.

 Andrea Ciribuco is wearing a blue shirt and Federico M. Federici is wearing a black shirt
Tid og sted: 20. apr. 2022 14:1515:15, 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.