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.
Art and literature provide insight into how people relate to the climate crisis. Researchers believe this can help us understand possible paths to climate action.
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.
- PhD course: Word use and meaning: the morphology/pragmatics interface Aug. 10, 2020 12:00 AM
- MultiLing Summer School 2020: Second language learning and interaction Sep. 7, 2020 12:00 AM
- Forskningsdagene: The Multilingual Mind Across the Lifespan Sep. 19, 2020 1:00 PM
- Language Learning in a Post-COVID World Sep. 23, 2020 12:00 AM