Areas of research in the department include Linguistics and Language (Scandinavian and a range of other languages), Norse Religion, Literature (Scandinavian in particular), Literature Didactics, Textual Science and Philology, Lexicography, Onomastics, Language Technology and computing in the Humanities.
The departmental research has both a national and an international scope.
Ibsen’s plays have been translated innumerable times and performed on stages worldwide. However, many of these translations are based on other translations, most frequently from English.
Ida Larsson had always planned to be a biologist, but ended up a linguist. She claims that “studying languages is reminiscent of examining something in a lab.” She is now working on a project to uncover how and why Scandinavian verb phrases change.
Research shows that Snapchat, Facebook and WhatsApp help families with immigrant backgrounds develop their multilingualism.
- MultiLing Winter School 2020: Issues in second language learning (with)in marginalized populations: Research methods, language policy, teacher education, ideologies Feb. 24, 2020 12:00 AM
- 12th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics June 15, 2020 12:00 AM
- The 25th International Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference June 23, 2020 12:00 AM
- MultiLing Summer School 2020: Second language learning and interaction Sep. 7, 2020 12:00 AM