Cognitive Summer Seminar 2012 at the Norwegian Academy of Science 
and Letters, conference organized by Norwegian Cognitive Linguistics Association 
(NORKOG) in cooperation with the CAS research group Time is Space: Unconscious Models 
and Conscious Acts.


  • Mark Turner: Self and Other in Time and Space
  • Sonja Erlenkamp: The use of complex blends in Norwegian Sign Language:
  • grammatical roles and relations, action chain and SAP hierarchy
  • Johanna Mesch and Eli Raanes: Joint attention through shared movements –
  • analyzing deafblind signers’ expressions in dialogues
  • Peer Christensen: Word Order in Nonverbal Representation of Events
  • Thora Tenbrink and Olivier Le Guen: Spatial reference frames in language and
  • gestures
  • Tore Nesset: Cyclical vs linear time: Language, culture and biology
  • Nina Gram Garmann: Variations on a theme
  • Kristian Kristoffersen, Nina Gram Garmann and Hanne Gram Simonsen: Phonological patterns in Cri de Chat  syndrome
  • Joanna Nykiel: The effect of phrasal complexity in ellipsis
  • Julia Kuznetsova: We verbs really know you prefixes: case of semantic profiling
  • Laura A. Janda: Radial Category Profiling of North S├ími Adpositions (joint work
  • with Lene Antonsen and Berit Anne Bals Baal)
  • Tuomas Huumo, Kersten Lehismets and Csenge Fekete: Verbs, Bipositions, and
  • Force Dynamics: How force dynamic strength varies between Finnish adpositional
  • constructions 
  • Thomas Egan: Subjectification and intersubjectification: a case study 
  • Anastasia Makarova: Diminutive nouns and verbs in one: Russian “hybrid” words
  • from the perspective of Cognitive Linguistics
  • Stephen Dickey: Temporal definiteness, referentiality and the Russian perfective
  • Hanne Gram Simonsen, Marianne Lind, Inger Moen and Ingeborg Dalby:
  • Processing of inflected verb forms in aphasia and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Hans  Olav Enger: Vocabular Clarity and Faroese inflection
  • Anna Endresen: A case study of non  prototypical allomorphy: Russian aspectual
  • prefixes O  , OB  , and OBO  
  • Tor Arne Haugen: Motivating the No Complement Restriction on prenominal
  • adjectives