AcqVA Retreat 2018 – Programme


WEDNESDAY, October 17

11:40 Arrival Værnes (Tromsø group)
13:00-14:00 Lunch (Scandic Nidelven)
14:00-14:30 Welcome & Introduction Marit & Terje
14:30-15:00 Norwegian verb second in three different contact situations (joint work w/ Hilde Sollid) Kristin
15:00-15:30 Bidialectal Morpho-Phonological Processing in Norwegian Children. Reports from a forced-choice experiment Bror
15:30-16:00 Testing suprasegmental complexity in preschool children acquiring Latvian Olga & Martin
16:00-16:30 Coffee/tea + fruit
16:30-17:00 Grammar to the people Tina
17:00-17:30 Omission phenomena in written register Andrew
17:30-18:00 Input and L1 influence: Aspectual tense morphology in L2 English again (joint work w/ Amber Dudley) Roumyana
18:00-18:30 Making Linguistics more visible: joining the TedEd initiative Marta
19:30 Dinner (Scandic Nidelven)


THURSDAY, October 18

09:30-12:30 Guided tour Nidarosdomen & city sightseeing tour
13:00-14:00 Lunch (Scandic Nidelven)
14:00-14:30 L3 acquisition of verb placement Kjersti, Anne & Guro
14:30-15:00 Gender agreement attraction in Spanish comprehension Jorge
15:00-15:30 Experimental issues in studying case marking in heritage Russian Yulia
15:30-16:00 Comparing semantic and formal cues in gender assignment: A monster experiment Tanja
16:00-16:30 BREAK
16:30-18:00 THEMATIC GROUPS I AND II Anne / Andrew
20.00 Dinner Lian restaurant


FRIDAY, October 19

9:00-10:30 THEMATIC GROUPS III AND IV Roumyana / Tor & Øystein
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea
11:00-12:30 THEMATIC GROUP V Merete & Kristine
12:30-13:00 Closure Terje & Marit
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
Around 15:00 Bus to airport (leaves every 10 minutes)
17:10 Departure Værnes


Thematic groups

I           V2 phenomena in acquisition, variation and attrition

II          Dialects and registers in the individual

III         DP structure and meaning in language and across acquisition/loss conditions

IV         Adjectival inflection: variation, acquisition, and change

V          Crosslinguistic influence in language acquisition and attrition