Talks

2021

Content questions in Tira. Presentation at the 10th World Congress of African Linguistics. With Himidan Hassen, Sharon Rose, and Peter Jenks.

Tira participant marking: the role of tone. Presentation at the 51st & 52nd Annual Conference on African Languages and Linguistics. With Himidan Hassen and Sharon Rose.

Second language acquisition and language processing: Grammatical gender in Norwegian. Presentation at the 34th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. With Yulia Rodina, Valantis Fyndanis, Janne Bondi Johannessen, Björn Lundquist, Eirik Tengesdal, and Emel Türker van Der Heiden.

A foot-based analysis of compound accentuation in North Germanic. Presentation at the 6th Fonologi i Norden Meeting, University of Helsinki. With Björn Köhnlein.

Grammaticalization in Somali and the development of morphological tone. Presentation at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, online. With Sverre Stausland Johnsen. [slides]

2020

North Germanic Tonal Accent is Equipollent and Metrical: Evidence from Compounding. Poster at the 8th Annual Meeting on Phonology, UC Santa Cruz. With Björn Köhnlein. [poster]

Grammaticalization in Somali and the shaping of prosodic types. Poster at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, online. With Sverre Stausland Johnsen. [poster]

2019

Inter-language gender congruency has facilitative effects on L2 production and comprehension of grammatical gender, but only for high proficient speakers. Poster at the 25th Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP), Moscow. With Björn Lundquist, Janne B. Johannessen, Eirik Tengesdal, Emel Türker van Der Heiden, Valantis Fyndanis, and Yulia Rodina.

Gender and tone assignment to nominal compounds in Somali. Presentation at the Departmental Linguistics Seminar, University of Gothenburg.

Grammatical gender assignment to nominal compounds in Somali. Poster at the LSA Linguistic Institute, UC Davis.

Gender and headedness in nominal compounds in Somali. Presentation at the 50th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Workshop on Morphology and its guises, University of British Columbia. [handout]

2018

Gender and headedness in nominal compounds in Somali. Invited talk, Somali workshop: linguistics and geography, Université de Nantes.

The impact of successive bi-/multilingualism on the cognitive abilities of healthy older speakers: Evidence from Norwegian academics. Poster at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Quebec City. With Valantis Fyndanis, Sarah Cameron, David Caplan, Christina Davril, Monica Knoph, Hanne Gram Simonsen, Ane Theimann, Charalambos Themistocleus and Thomas Bak. [poster]

Somali — et skattkammer for språkvitenskapen [Somali — a treasure trove for linguistics]. Presentation at Flerspråklig bibliotekmøte, The National Library of Norway. [slides]

Revisiting the prosodic system of Somali. Presentation at the 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Michigan State University. With Sverre Stausland Johnsen. [slides] [handout]

Revisiting the prosodic system of Somali. Presentation at NoSlip, Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology, University of Oslo. With Sverre Stausland Johnsen.

Hvorfor er språk viktig? [Why is language important?] Presentation at the book launch for Ifrah Ciyow’s Ila ooy [Cry with me], Batteriet, Oslo.

2017

Cajaa’ibka Af-Soomaaliga [The Wonders of the Somali language]. Presentation at Unge somaliere i Norge — språk og kultur [Young Somalis in Norway — language and culture], Oslo and Akershus University College.

Is the High tone in Somali really culminative? Evidence from loanword adaptations. Presentation at Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, Leiden University. With Sverre Stausland Johnsen.

The Oslo Dialect of Somali. Presentation at Fonologi i Norden, University of Agder.

The Oslo Dialect of Somali. Presentation at the Departmental linguistics seminar, University of Oslo.