The festival was an afternoon event where the PhD students of the Department of Linguistics presented their thesis projects, or parts thereof, listeners were invited to ask questions about these in an informal setting.

The Doctoral Festival 2017 Programme

PhD Festival 2017 (284 Kb)

13:00–13:05 Welcome!

13:05–13:20 Carl Börstell: Name signs in Swedish Sign Language

13:20–13:35 Johan Sjons: Language and communication

13:35–13:50 Richard Kowalik: South Saami: Making a geographically accessible language linguistically accessible

13:50–14:05 Signe Tonér: A naughty bus and a homesick frog: Preschoolers' narratives

14:05–14:30 Break

14:30–14:45 David Pagmar: The acquisition of Swedish quantifiers

14:45–15:00 Josefina Safar: Number variation in Yucatec Maya Sign Language

15:00–15:15 Elisabet Eir Cortes: Motorics of speech movements in conditions of varying vocal effort

15:15–15:40 Break

15:40–15:55 Lena Forssén Renner: The magic of mapping: Perception and production in Swedish L1 acquisition

15:55–16:10 Ghazaleh Vafaeian: The progressive gram type in parallel corpora

16:10–16:25 Pernilla Hallonsten Halling: Adverbs across languages and why they matter

16:25–16:45 Concluding remarks

17:00–22:00 Dinner