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Doctoral defence for Margrete Dyvik Cardona

Friday 19 February Margrete Dyvik Cardona will defend her thesis on tense and aspect in Spanish

It is our pleasure to announce that Margrete Dyvik Cardona’s PhD thesis has been accepted for defence. The defence consists of two parts — the trial lecture and the oral defence.

Trial lecture

Time: Thursday 18 February, at 18.00. Duration 45 minutes.

Place: Auditorium B, Sydneshaugen skole

Given topic: The relevance of Aktionsart for the Spanish tense-aspect system


Time: Friday 19 February, 09.30– approx. 13.00

Place:  Auditorium B, Sydneshaugen skole

Title of the thesis:

Time for Change. A theory-driven, corpus-based study of tense and aspect in La Paz Spanish.


First opponent: Prof. Dr. Ignacio Bosque, Universidad Complutense, Madrid

Second opponent: Prof. Dr. Östen Dahl, Stockholm University

The committee is headed by Associate professor Åse Johnsen, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.

The defence will be chaired by Assistant professor Jon Askeland, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.