Norway has been multilingual since before the Middle Ages
Sep. 9, 2020 12:38 PM
When Latin arrived in Norway, Old Norse written culture also flourished. New research shows that runes and letters were used in alternation.
Climate change impacts Nordic literature
Mar. 5, 2020 9:33 AM
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.
Translators to eliminate common misunderstandings of Ibsen: Pass me the whistle or “fløyten” – and not the cream or “fløten”!
Nov. 26, 2018 12:58 PM
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. A group of translators have therefore studied Ibsen’s original plays and translated them directly from Norwegian to eight different languages, under the project entitled “Ibsen in Translation” at the Centre for Ibsen Studies.