AcqVA Lunch Seminar – Trondheim- Spring 2021

Schedule Spring 2021

Mondays, 12:00-13:00, Online. Send email to if you would like to join on a specific day.


January 4

Discussion of Ortega (2019): “SLA and the study of equitable multilingualism”. Discussion lead by Roumyana Slabakova

January 11


January 18

January 25

Discussion of Hopp (2019): “Bilingual advantages in early foreign language learning: Effects of the minority and majority language”. Discussion lead by Marta Velnić

February 1

February 8

Discussion of Haspelmath (2020): “General linguistics must be based on universals (or nonconventional aspects of language)“. Discussion lead by Ragnhild Eik

February 15

Presentation of the RCN project GenVAC

February 22

Discussion of  replies to Haspelmath (2020). Discussion lead by Kristin Klubbo Brodahl

March 1

Ragnhild Eik: “Compounding in Norwegian

March 8

March 15

Ingrid Bondevik:  “Exploring alternative accounts of the adjunct “island“”

March 22

Kjersti Faldet Listhaug: “Norwegian learners’ vocabulary size in French – project in preparation

March 29

Easter break

April 5

Easter break

April 12

Colloquium: Craig Sailor (University of Edinburgh): “When silence takes scope: A vulgar argument for null operators in English innovative V2

April 19

Amber Dudley and Roumyana Slabakova: “Examining L1 variation in eye-movement data and its implications for L2 acquisition: A focus on the French subjunctive

April 26

Marta Velnić: “The effect of givenness and referring expression on dative alternation in Norwegian: A reaction time study” (work conducted in collaboration with Merete Anderssen, UiT)

May 3

May 10

May 17

Public holiday

May 24

Public holiday

May 31

June 7

June 14

June 21