Workshop: Register and dialect variation in the individual (Oct 28, NTNU)

NTNU Trondheim, 28 October 2019
Dragvoll, room 4402D

09.15-09.30 Welcome
09.30-10.30 Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow)
Direct or scenic route? The child’s journey in acquiring community norms
10.30-10.45 Break
10.45-11.25 Kristin Melum Eide (NTNU Trondheim)
Syntactic registers and language change – and the role of variation in input
11.25-12.05 Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)
Language attrition and variation in bilinguals: generational differences and diachronic change
12.05-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.00 Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Multiple Grammars and Minimal Interfaces: Why natural UG principles lie behind where grammars enhance and interfere with each other
14.00-14.15 Break
14.15-14.55 Øystein A. Vangsnes (Tromsø)
Norwegian linguistic profiles at the crossroads of oracy and literacy
14.55-15.35 Bror-Magnus S. Strand (Tromsø)
Morphological variation and development in Northern Norwegian children’s role play register
15.35-15.50 Break
15.50-16.30 Andrew Weir (NTNU Trondheim)
Intra-speaker variation and the syntax-prosody interface
16.30-17.10 Tor A. Åfarli (NTNU Trondheim)
Poetic syntax in Norwegian
17.10-17.50 General discussion

Dinner in town 19.30 at Olivia Solsiden