MultiGender kick-off seminar

PROGRAM – MultiGender kick-off seminar

Venue: Gabelshus, Oslo
Thursday May 23

09:00-10:00     Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard: Welcome, intro, info

10:00-10:30     Break

10:30-11:00     Greville G. Corbett, Michael Franjie & Alexandra Grandison: The origin and nature of gender: a psycholinguistic perspective

11:00-11:15     Yulia Rodina: Grammatical gender processing in Russian second language learners of Norwegian

11:15-11:30     Holger Hopp: Extracting gender from the input

11:30-12:00     Monika Schmid: What (if anything) happens to grammatical gender in first language attrition?

12:00-13:15     Lunch

13:15-13:45     Artemis Alexiadou: Nominal morphology in language mixing

13:45-14:00     Olga Urek: The role of probabilistic phonological cues in gender assignment to novel nouns

14:00-14:30     Natascha Müller: The locus of gender in French

14:30-14:45     Break

14:45-15:45     Discussion/collaboration in smaller groups

15:45-16:00     Tor A. Åfarli: On the structural location of gender in the nominal spine

16:00-16:30     Björn Lundquist: Implementing the elsewhere condition via underspecification or overspecification: evidence from variation and processing of gender markers in Germanic.

17:00               Excursion and dinner at Lille Herbern

Friday May 24

09:30-10:00     Maria Polinsky: Gender agreement vs. concord: Two puzzles

10:00-10:15     Hans-Olav Enger: What is so strange about gender?

10:15-10:30     Ingrid Marie Heiene: Inflection classes and gender in Old Norse vs. Middle and Modern Norwegian

10:30-11:00     Jason Rothman: Gender as a window to multilingual transfer: ERPs from an artificial mini-grammar experiment

11:00-11:30     Break

11:30-12:00     Irina Sekerina: Experimental perspectives on acquisition of gender: Corpus, heritage language bilingualism, and typology

12:00-12:15     Guro Busterud: Grammatical gender in the Oslo dialect. Proposal for a study

12:15-12:45     Tanja Kupisch, Natalia Mitrofanova & Marit Westergaard: The acquisition of gender cues in German-Russian bilingual children

12:45-14:00     Lunch

14:00-15:30     Visit at CAS

15:30-15:45     Merete Anderssen: Two short stories: Gender in recursive indefinite articles in a Norwegian dialect and in the language of a Norwegian dominant bilingual child in English speaking contexts

15:45-16:00     Janne Bondi Johannessen: Gender in urban Oslo

16:00-16:15    Sigridur Mjöll Björnsdottir: Children’s gender assignment wizardry: Experimental findings from Icelandic

16:15-16:30     Natalia Mitrofanova: Interaction of gender and case in the acquisition of heritage Russian

16:30-17:30     Discussion/collaboration in smaller groups

20:00               Dinner at Arakataka

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