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LAVA Lunch Seminar spring 2017

January 20 – Room C.1004

Terje Lohndal (NTNU & UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
The loss of feminine gender in Trondheim: Results and implications.

January 27: Just lunch.

February 3 – Room C.1004
Natalia Mitrofanova
Comprehension of locative prepositions by young children: An eye-tracking study.

February 10: Just lunch.

February 17: Just lunch.

February 24 – Room E.2004
Marta Velnić
The effects of givenness on word order in Croatian child language: A ditransitive elicitation task.

March 3 – Room E.2004
Marit Westergaard
V2 and non-V2 in Norwegian Heritage Language.

March 10 – Room E.2004
Martin Krämer
Children’s realisations of Latvian word-initial consonant clusters: Sonority Sequencing, representational limits, and constraint reranking.

March 17 – Room C.1002
Jason Rothman 
(University of Reading & UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
The Competing Systems Hypothesis: At the crossroads of generative acquisition theory and foreign language teaching.

March 24  – Room E.2004 (NB! 11:30 – 12:15)
Roumyana Slabakova (University of Southampton & University of Iowa)
Object pronoun reference in second language acquisition: Effects of computational complexity.

March 31 – Room E.2004
Marit Westergaard
Microvariation in multilingual situations.

April 5 (NB! Wednesday) – Room E.1004
Tiffany Judy 
(Wake Forest University)
The Syntax-Semantics of Adjectival Distribution in Argentine Spanish-Polish Speakers.

April 21 – Room E.2004
Dianna Walla
Code mixing in early bilingual acquisition: Dominance, language modes, and discourse strategies.

April 25 (NB! Tuesday) – Room E.0105
Savithry Namboodiripad 
(University of California, San Diego)
Towards a motivated model of contact-induced syntactic change: Flexible constituent order and beyond.

May 4 (NB! Thursday) – Room E.0105
Extended LAVA Lunch (12:00 – 14:15), with presentations of MSCA proposals by:

Gustavo Guajardo (University of California, San Diego)
Acquisition under Varying and Stable Input: The Case of the Past Subjunctive in Argentinean and Peninsular Spanish.

Serkan Uygun (Yeditepe University)
Compound processing in bilinguals and multilinguals.

…plus blitz presentations by LAVA members discussing work in progress!

Check out the full programme here.

June 2 – Room E.2004
Yulia Rodina
Biliteracy in two orthographically distinct alphabetic writing systems: Evidence from Norwegian-Russian children

June 9 – Room E.2004
Merete Anderssen & Yulia Rodina
Object pronouns in Russian L2 learners of English

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