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One. Million. Kroner

How does that sound to you? Not bad? Well, this is exactly how much the Tromsø Research Foundation has granted to the project Bilingual Immigrant Children in North Norway: The Norwegian Welfare Society and the Language of Russian-Norwegian Children; from … Continue reading

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And for some less orthodox events….

Well, let’s start with some more, ahem, orthodox news: CASTL post-doc Roksolana Mykhaylyk is going to present Change in Prosody as an Alternative: Evidence from Acquisition at the 35th Penn Linguistics Colloquium in Philadelphia in March. So be there! Anyway, here … Continue reading

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February news: DGfS, nominations

Right, just because somebody at CASTL Blog HQ sometimes forgets to press the “Publish” button doesn’t mean nothing is going on. Here’s a recap of (relatively) recent news: CASTL was prominent on the program of the 2011 edition of the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Kaori Takamine!

It is always sad to see good friends leave us, but we are also happy to see them move to pastures new. So congratulations to CASTL alumna and part-time Higher Executive Officer Kaori Takamine, who has beaten off ferocious competition … Continue reading

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It’s hiring time! And more…

It’s hiring time at CASTL! This year, we have one open fully funded PhD position in theoretical and/or experimental linguistics. This is an excellent opportunity to study at one of the world’s premier graduate schools in generative linguistics while experiencing … Continue reading

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Resuming normal service…

…on two fronts. First, congratulations to CASTL PhD students Éva Dékány and Sandhya Sundaresan, whose presence will grace the 34th GLOW colloquium in glamorous Vienna in April. Éva will talk about Spurious NP Ellipsis in Hungarian, while Sandhya presents A syntactic feature-calculus … Continue reading

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When it’s silent on the blog…

…it doesn’t mean it’s silent in CASTL. Despite the prolonged radio silence (sorry about that!), we’ve been keeping ourselves busy. Here are some highlights of the past couple of weeks: CASTL phonologists traversed basically the entire continent (and then some) … Continue reading

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Oslomarka calling!

In more presentation news, CASTL senior researcher Marit Westergaard is off to beautiful Lysebu (did you know that most of Oslo is actually forest? Well, it’s somewhere in that forest) to participate in a workshop on Information structure and corpus … Continue reading

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More CASTL people to the Netherlands!

Following from December’s CASTL descent on the western part of the Netherlands, now it is the turn of the north-east! As some of you may know, ConSOLE XIX takes place in Groningen, on January 5th through 8th. And there are familiar … Continue reading

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We’re back with a bang: Peter Jurgec’s defense

A happy new year to everybody. Here in Tromsø, the new semester is starting to roll despite the darkness. Many exciting events and news are in the works, and here’s the first of them: on January 13th, Peter Jurgec, interrupting … Continue reading

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