Presentations – MiMS project

TALKS/CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS MiMS                   Publications

2017/Upcoming

Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard: Vulnerability of Syntax and Pragmatics in Norwegian Heritage Language. SiLA, University of Edinburgh, October 13-14.

Anderssen, Merete & Marit Westergaard: Economy of movement, Frequency and Cross-linguistic Influence in Heritage Language:  Subject Shift and Object Shift in Norwegian. SiLA, University of Edinburgh, October 13-14.

Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard: Loss of Pragmatic Structure in Heritage Language: A Case Study of V2 in American Norwegian. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop CGSW, NTNU, Trondheim, September 13-15.

Bayram, Fatih, Mike Iverson, Tanja Kupisch, Eloi Puig Mayenco, David Miller, Jason Rothman & Marit Westergaard: Production Divergence without Representational Deficiencies: The Use of Passives in Turkish Heritage Speakers’ Turkish and German. GALA 13 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, Palma, September 7-9.

Rodina, Yulia, Natalia Mitrofanova, Olga Urek & Marit Westergaard: Grammatical gender on novel nouns in child bilingual acquisition. GALA 13 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, Palma, September 7-9.

Bayram, Fatih, Mike Iverson, Tanja Kupisch, Eloi Puig Mayenco, David Miller, Jason Rothman & Marit Westergaard: Divergence in Production without Deficiency in Representation: Passives in Turkish Heritage Speakers’ Turkish and German. EuroSLA 27, Reading, August 30-September 2.

Bayram, Fatih, Tanja Kupisch, Jason Rothman & Marit Westergaard: Production Reveals Equivalencies in Heritage Speaker (HS) Representation Despite Use Differences: Passives and Relative Clauses in HS Turkish and their Dominant German L2. ISB 11 (International Symposium on Bilingualism), Limerick, June 11-15.

Anderssen, Merete & Marit Westeraard: Word Order Variation in Norwegian Heritage Language: Complexity, Frequency or Crosslinguistic Influence. ISB 11 (International Symposium on Bilingualism), Limerick, June 11-15.

Westergaard, Marit & Terje Lohndal: V2 variation in Norwegian Heritage Language: The Vulnerability of Syntax vs. Pragmatic Structure. ISB 11 (International Symposium on Bilingualism), Limerick, June 11-15.

Urek, Olga, Agrita Taurina & Marit Westergaard: Acquisition of grammatical gender in Latvian-Russian bilinguals (poster). ISB 11 (International Symposium on Biling­ualism), Lime­rick, June 11-15.

Westergaard, Marit: Third language acquisition in bilingual learners: The importance of linguistic proximity. Multilingual Language Acquisition, Processing and Use, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, May 6-7 (Invited plenary).

Westergaard, Marit: Microvariation in Multilingual Situations. GASLA 14 (Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition), University of Southampton, April 6-9 (Invited plenary).

Bayram, Fatih,  Jason Rothman, Michael Iverson, Tanja Kupisch, David Miller, Eloi Puig Mayenco & Marit Westergaard: Distinct Patterns of Use with the Same Mental Representations: Passives and Relative Clauses in Heritage Turkish in Germany (poster). GASLA 14 (Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition), University of Southampton, April 6-9.

Jensen, Isabel N., Roumyana Slabakova & Marit Westergaard: The Bottleneck Hypothesis in L2 acquisition: Norwegian L1 speakers’ knowledge of syntax and morphology in English L2 (poster). GASLA 14 (Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition), University of Southampton, April 6-9.

Anderssen, Merete, Kristine Bentzen, Guro Busterud, Anne Dahl, Jelena Didriksen & Marit Westergaard: Word order in L2 Norwegian: The case of Subject and Object Shift (poster). GASLA 14 (Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition), University of Southampton, April 6-9.

Anderssen, Merete & Marit Westergaard: Word Order Variation in Norwegian Heritage Language: Complexity, Frequency or Crosslinguistic Influence. Georgetown University Round Table (GURT 2016), March 10-12.

Westergaard, Marit & Terje Lohndal: V2 in Norwegian Heritage Language: Variation and Vulnerability. Georgetown University Round Table (GURT 2016), March 10-12.

Westergaard, Marit & Natalia Mitrofanova: Microvariation in Multilingual Situations (MiMS): Grammatical Gender and Word Order in Russian-Norwegian and Russian-German children and adults. Heritage Languages in Adults and Children (workshop), Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, January 27.

2016

Westergaard, Marit & Merete Anderssen: Complexity, Frequency and Cross-linguistic Influence in Heritage Language: Subject Shift and Object Shift in Norwegian. CGSW 31  (Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop), Stellenbosch University, December 1-3.

Westergaard, Marit, Terje Lohndal & Artemis Alexiadou: The asymmetric nature of V2: Evidence from learner languages. CGSW 31 (Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop), Stellenbosch University, December 1-3.

Jensen, Isabel Nadine, Roumyana Slabakova & Marit Westergaard: The Bottleneck Hypothesis in L2 acquisition: Norwegian L1 speakers’ knowledge of syntax and morphology in English L2. BUCLD 41 (Boston University Conference on Language Development), Boston, November 4-6.

Anderssen, Merete, Kristine Bentzen, Guro Busterud, Anne Dahl, Jelena Didriksen, Björn Lundquist & Marig Westergaard: The acquisition of Subject and Object Shift in L2/Ln Norwegian (poster). BUCLD 41 (Boston University Conference on Language Development), Boston, November 4-6.

Westergaard, Marit & Terje Lohndal: V2 in Norwegian Heritage Language: The vulnerability of Syntax vs. pragmatic structure. WILA 7 (Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas), Athens GA, October 27-29.

Lohndal, Terje, Jason Rothman & Marit Westergaard: Adult and child Heritage speakers in Norway and the USA. Transatlantic Forum: Big Challenges – Human Solutions, Chicago, October 24-25.

Lohndal, Terje & Marit Westergaard: Multilingualism in the globalized reality. Transatlantic Forum: Big Challenges – Human Solutions, Chicago, October 24-25.

Westergaard, Marit & Terje Lohndal: Information Structure Effects in Norwegian Heritage Language and Possible Syntactic Consequences. Norwegian-American Workshop on Bilingualism, Northwestern University, October 23.

Anderssen, Merete, Kristine Bentzen, Guro Busterud, Anne Dahl, Jelena Didriksen, Björn Lundquist & Marit Westergaard: Tilegnelse av ordstilling i norsk som andrespråk: Subjekts- og objektsflytting. Norsk andrespråksforskning: teori og praksis [Research on Norwegian as a second language: Theory and Practice], NTNU Trondheim, October 20-21.

Westergaard, Marit & Terje Lohndal: V2 in Norwegian Heritage Language: The vulnerability of Syntax vs. pragmatic structure (poster). Heritage Language Acquisition, University of Tromsø, September 19-20.

Jensen, Isabel Nadine, Roumyana Slabakova & Marit Westergaard: The Bottleneck Hypothesis (poster). GALANA 7, University of Illinois, September 8-10.

Anderssen, Merete, Kristine Bentzen, Anne Dahl, Jelena Didriksen, Björn Lundquist & Marit Westergaard: Subject and Object Shift in L2 Norwegian (poster). GALANA 7, University of Illinois, September 8-10.

Anderssen, Merete, Kristine Bentzen, Anne Dahl, Jelena Didriksen, Björn Lundquist & Marit Westergaard: Subject and Object Shift in L2 Norwegian. VIII International Conference of Language Acquisition (AEAL), Palma, September 7-9.

Westergaard, Marit: Grammatical gender and word order in bilingual acquisition and attrition. 9th Heritage Language Research Institute: From bilingual children to adult heritage speakers, Seattle, June 15-18 (Invited).

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