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.
- Wednesday Seminar: Multilingual children with ADHD: Better attention, better communication? Dec. 11, 2019 2:15 PM
- Wednesday Seminar: The impact of multilingualism on inhibition, switching, and disengagement of attention: Evidence from healthy young speakers Dec. 11, 2019 2:15 PM
- Communication and cognitive impairment among elderly hospital patients Dec. 12, 2019 10:15 AM
- Wednesday Seminar: Socio-linguistic Mutations and Cultural Transformations in Postcolonial Africa: The Case of Senegal Jan. 15, 2020 2:15 PM