Second international symposium on Norwegian language planning and policy

Sogndal, Fossbygget, møterom 1. etg.
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When:18. October   10:30
Last until: 19. October 12:00

Welcome to the second international symposium on Norwegian language planning and policy, with the theme "The role of language planning and policy in Norwegian education".

Programme

Thursday 18 October

  • 10.30–10.50 Eli Bjørhusdal, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (Høgskulen på Vestlandet) (Sogndal): Introduction. Practical information
  • 10.50–11.10 Jeroen Darquennes, Université de Namur: The tension between academia and real life in language-in-education policy in minority settings in Europe   
  • 11.10–11.25 Discussion
  • 11.25–11.45 Andrew Linn, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Westminster: Language policy for higher education in Norway and Uzbekistan. A comparison
  • 11.45–12.00 Discussion
  • 12.45–13.05 Hege Myklebust, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (Stord): Language policy and teacher education in Norway
  • 13.05– 13.20 Discussion
  • 13.20–13.40 Gudrun Kløve Juuhl, Volda University College: Nynorsk primary school students: Language learning challenges and possible solution
  • 13.40–13.55 Discussion
  • 14.10–14.30 Endre Brunstad, University of Bergen: Language choice and language shift in Norway
  • 14.30–14.45 Discussion
  • 14.45–15.05 Janne Sønnesyn, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (Sogndal): Language shift from Nynorsk to Bokmål. An empirical study
  • 15.05–15.20 Discussion
  • 15.45–16.05 Kurt Braunmüller, Universität Hamburg: The problem of rendering unstressed vowels in language planning
  • 16.05–16.20 Discussion

Friday 19 October

  • 09.00–09.20 Randi Neteland, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (Bergen): Dialect acquisition in diverse dialect communities
  • 09.25–09.40 Discussion
  • 09.40–10.00 Mikkel Eskil Mikkelsen, Member of the executive council of the Sámi Parliament of Norway (Sámediggi): Norwegian language policy and the situation for Sámi language learners
  • 10.00–10.20 Discussion
  • 10.30–10.50 Jon Todal, Sámi University (Sámi allaskuvla): Southern Sámi. Sociolinguistic situation and language polic
  • 10.50–11.05 Discussio
  • 11.05–11.25 Wim Vandenbussche, Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Closing remarks
  • 11.25–11.40 Discussion