Bridging formal and sociolinguistic approaches to language contact and code-mixing, April 27-28, 2017
Tammer Castro’s doctoral defense – November 24, 2016
Natalia Mitrofanova’s doctoral defense – November 10, 2016
(from left to right) Irina Sekerina, Peter Svenonius, Tarald Taraldsen, Sonja Eisenbeiss, Natalia Gagarina, Natalia Mitrofanova, Marit Westergaard, Sergey Minor and Merete Anderssen
This acquisition seminar will give an introduction to central work carried out in the LAVA research group, mainly focusing on bilingualism/second language acquisition. The seminar will be organized as three two-day meetings, taught by Tanja Kupisch, Marit Westergaard and Jason Rothman.
LAVA lunch seminar (NB! Schedule for Spring 2017 now available)
The LAVA group meets for lunch & short presentations of ongoing work.
Time: Fridays, 12:00-13:00 (the venue is variable, so make sure you always check the schedule!)
If you want to see the schedule and presentations for last year, you can click on the following links:
Olga will be defending her thesis Palatalization in Latvian on Monday, May 23rd in E-0101. The event will start at 10:15 with the following trial lecture: “Latvian-Russian Bilingualism: A phonological perspective.” See the offcial announcement here: http://site.uit.no/lava/files/2016/05/Olga-Urek-disputas.pdf
Workshop on Bilingualism, Priming, and Executive Function on December 11th
In connection with Anna Wolleb’s dissertation defense on December 10th, there will be a workshop her honor. Holly Branigan (Edinburgh), Ludovica Serratrice (Manchester), Antonella Sorace (Edinburgh) and Øystein Vangsnes (UiT) will give talks on topics related to Anna’s dissertation (bilingualism, priming and executive function). Information about the workshop can be found on the link below.
Anna Wolleb’s Defense
Anna Wolleb will be defending her dissertation Syntactic representations in the bilingual mind: the role of executive function and pragmatics in cross-language priming on December 10. The topic for the trial lecture is “Syntactic processing in late bilinguals”, and the lecture will take place in B-1005 at 10.15. Click here to see the official announcement (PDF).
PhD seminar – Fall 2015
To see some of our previous events and activities, check this page.