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.
- (Virtual) Wednesday Seminar: Mindsets and Family Language Pressure Apr. 1, 2020 1:15 PM
- WEBINAR: "Et dukkehjem" in Slovenian Apr. 2, 2020 2:15 PM
- POSTPONED: Languaging in the digital family – Nordic perspectives May 28, 2020 9:30 AM
- 12th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics June 15, 2020 12:00 AM