Karen Gammelgaard

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Fields of expertise

Czech language, literature, and culture. Prague school semiotics. Nationhood studies. Corpus-assisted discourse analysis. Slavic standard languages. Standard language theory. Diglossia. Discourse in totalitarian states. Discourse analysis.

Completed Research Projects (at ILOS)

Konstituerende tekster in KULTRANS, including the project Textualizing Democracy
Red-Letter Days in Transition
The Upheaval in Czech Textual Culture 1948-1953 (on Stalinist text culture)

Other

Member of:

  • The Independent International Review Panel for the HERA Joint Research Programme “Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe”, 2017-
  • The Specialist Board (philology) for PhD-studies, Charles University, Prague, 2015-
  • The Programme Committee, Research Cooperation Programme Norway-Estonia (The EEA and Norway Grants finance reseach Collaboration), 2013–2017
  • The Expert Committee of Humanities (FRIHUM), Research Council of Norway, 2010–2013

Internal reviewer, political magazine Respekt, Prague, 1990–1991

Academic positions

2013 - Head of Department, ILOS, UiO

2005-2008: Head of Research and Deputy Head of Department, ILOS, UiO

2003- Professor of Czech,  Dept. of East European and Oriental Studies, UiO, from 2005 Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS), UiO

1996–2005: Associate Professor, Czech, Dept. of East European and Oriental Studies, UiO

1992–1996: Associate Professor (in training), Czech, Dept. of East European and Oriental Studies, UiO

1991–1992: Substitute Associate Professor, Czech. Slavic and Baltic Department, UiO

1986–1991: Peripatetic teacher, Danish, Dept. of Nordic Studies, Charles University, Prague

Education

2007–2008: Research Leadership Program, University of Oslo (UiO)

1995: Dr. art, UiO

1978–1985: MA Slavic studies (major in Czech, minor in Serbo-Croatian, additional courses in Russian, Slovak, and Soviet Studies), Aarhus University (Denmark), Charles University Prague (Czechoslovakia), and Belgrade University (Yugoslavia)

Tags: Czech, Slavic and East European Studies, Central Europe, Semiotics, Discourse analysis, Standard languages, Czech literature, Czech Republic

Publications

  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2014). The Czechs' perceptions of the Nordic countries: A corpus-based study. In Petkevič, Vladimír; Adamovičová, Anna & Cvrček, Václav (Ed.), Radost z jazyků. Sborník příspěvků k 75. narozeninám prof. Františka Čermáka. Nakladatelství Lidové noviny. ISSN 978-80-7422-361-7. p. 304–313.
  • Holmøyvik, Eirik & Gammelgaard, Karen (2014). The Norwegian constitution as a text. In Gammelgaard, Karen & Holmøyvik, Eirik (Ed.), Writing Democracy. The Norwegian Constitution 1814 - 2014. Berghahn Books. ISSN 978-1-78238-504-2. p. 1–17.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2014). Constitution as a Transnational Genre: Norway 1814 and the Habsburg Empire 1848–1849. In Gammelgaard, Karen & Holmøyvik, Eirik (Ed.), Writing Democracy. The Norwegian Constitution 1814 - 2014. Berghahn Books. ISSN 978-1-78238-504-2. p. 92–107.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2012). Czech code mixing 1990–2010: From domain specialization toward graded registers. In Mejdell, Gunvor & Edzard, Lutz (Ed.), High vs. Low and Mixed Varieties. Domains, Status, and Function across Time and Languages. Harrassowitz Verlag. ISSN 978-3-447-06696-9. p. 179–196.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Saric, Ljiljana (2012). Discursive construction of national holidays in West and South Slavic countries after the fall of communism: Introductory thoughts. In Saric, Ljiljana; Gammelgaard, Karen & Hauge, Kjetil Rå (Ed.), Transforming National Holidays: Identity Discourse in the West and South Slavic Countries, 1985-2010. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISSN 978-90-272-0638-1. doi: 10.1075/dapsac.47.04gam.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2012). The Czech and Czechoslovak 28 October: Stability and change in four presidential addresses 1988–2008. In Saric, Ljiljana; Gammelgaard, Karen & Hauge, Kjetil Rå (Ed.), Transforming National Holidays: Identity Discourse in the West and South Slavic Countries, 1985-2010. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISSN 978-90-272-0638-1. p. 231–250. doi: 10.1075/dapsac.47.15gam.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Intervju, Miroslav Červenka. Smysl i stich. Trudy po poetike. Jazyki slavjanskoj kultury. ISSN 978-5-9551-0473-7. p. 403–436.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2010). Were the Czechs more Western than Slavic? Nineteenth-Century Travel Literature from Russia by Disillusioned Czechs. In Péteri, György (Eds.), Imagining the West in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. University of Pittsburgh Press. ISSN 978-0822961253. p. 13–35.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2010). Czech Classified Advertising under Stalinism: Transformation of a Genre. Slavonica. ISSN 1361-7427. 16(2), p. 79–95.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Hedin, Tora (2008). Fremvæksten af den tjekkiske totalitære diskurs 1948-1953: Sovjetisering med forhindringer. In Lunde, Ingunn & Witt, Susanna (Ed.), Terminal Øst. Totalitære og posttotalitære diskurser. Spartacus. ISSN 978-82-304-0034-0. p. 150–168.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2008). Coping with Stalinist Panegyrics: a semantic and pragmatic analysis of a Czech text. Journal of Historical Pragmatics. ISSN 1566-5852. 9(1), p. 48–70. doi: 10.1075/jhp.9.1.04gam.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2006). Kánon - literární, nebo textový? In Fedrova, Stanislava (Eds.), Otázky českého kánonu. Ustav pro ceskou literaturu. ISSN 80-85778-51-3. p. 26–35.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2006). Jeste k ankete o strukturalismu. Slovo a smysl - časopis pro mezioborová bohemistická a teoretická. ISSN 1214-7915. p. 327–329.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Dahl Martinsen, Kåre (2004). Václav Havel - maktkritisk filosof og politiker. In Hartenstein, Tilman (Eds.), P2 Akademiet XXIX. Transit . ISSN 82-7596-152-1. p. 32–44.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Pragerskolen og skriftlighedssproget - et tjekkisk perspektiv. In Berge, Kjell Lars; Gedde Dahl, Trine & Walton, Stephen (Ed.), Skriftkultur. Norsk sakprosa. p. 59–71.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Tsjekkisk. In Gammelgaard, Karen; Mejdell, Gunvor & Svarverud, Rune (Ed.), Standardspråk underveis - Historien til åtte orientalske og østeuropeiske språk. Unipub forlag. ISSN 82-7477-170-2. p. 19–40.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Hva er standardspråk? In Gammelgaard, Karen; Mejdell, Gunvor & Svarverud, Rune (Ed.), Standardspråk underveis - Historien til åtte orientalske og østeuropeiske språk. Unipub forlag. ISSN 82-7477-170-2. p. 3–18.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Videnskabeligt venskab. Roman Jakobson, Bohuslav Havránek og Prager Lingvistkredsen. Arr - Idéhistorisk tidsskrift. ISSN 0802-7005. 16(1), p. 77–85.

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  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Holmøyvik, Eirik (2014). Writing Democracy. The Norwegian Constitution 1814 - 2014. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-78238-504-2. 280 p.
  • Saric, Ljiljana; Gammelgaard, Karen & Hauge, Kjetil Rå (2012). Transforming National Holidays: Identity Discourse in the West and South Slavic Countries, 1985-2010. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISBN 978-90-272-0638-1. 300 p.
  • Glanc, Tomáš; Postoutenko, Kiril & Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Miroslav Červenka. Smysl i stich. Trudy po poetike. Jazyki slavjanskoj kultury. ISBN 978-5-9551-0473-7. 463 p.
  • Asdal, Kristin; Berge, Kjell Lars; Gammelgaard, Karen; Gundersen, Trygve Riiser; Jordheim, Helge & Rem, Tore [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2008). Tekst og historie. Å lese tekster historisk. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-01250-6. 326 p.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen; Mejdell, Gunvor & Svarverud, Rune (2004). Standardspråk underveis - Historien til åtte orientalske og østeuropeiske språk. Unipub forlag. ISBN 82-7477-170-2. 221 p.

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  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Libuše Šafránková. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). medier i Tsjekkia. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Det tsjekkiske piratpartiet. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Ordførere og uavhengige - STAN. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Borgerforum. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Poetismen. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Normaliseringen (i Tsjekkoslovakia). snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Petr Fiala. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Stanislav Gross. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Josef Tošovský. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Ivan Martin Jirous. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Jan Balabán. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Emil Hakl. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Patrik Ouředník. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Jiří Kratochvil. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Radka Denemarková. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Jaroslav Rudiš. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Michal Ajvaz. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Tomáš Zmeškal. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Bianca Bellová. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Lucie Faulerová. snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Jan Němec (tsjekkisk forfatter). snl.no.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2021). Květa Legátová. Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Visted, Øystein Krogh (2020). Studio 2 - P2. Språkserie om ordenes opprinnelse. . [Radio]. NRK.
  • Lishaugen, Roar; Gammelgaard, Karen; Blekastad, Tor Arin & Ugelstad Aas, Endre (2019). I dybden: Milada Blekastad.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2018). Tsjekkoslovakia 50 år etter. [Radio]. NRK Studio 2.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2015). Fictional Characters in Czech National Identity: Granny and Švejk.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Holmøyvik, Eirik (2014). The Norwegian Constitution, A ‘Living Document’. [Internet]. https://berghahnbooks.com/blog/.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2014). Hvordan forske på grunnloven som tekst? Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. p. 67–70.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Jordheim, Helge (2014). Teksten som skapte en nasjon. [Journal]. Apollon.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2013). Grunnloven: representasjon og performativitet.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2013). Jiřina Šmejkalová. Cold War Books in the "Other" Europe and What Came After. Scando-Slavica. ISSN 0080-6765. 59(2), p. 256–257.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Brekke, Tone (2012). Grunnloven som skyts. [Newspaper]. Klassekampen.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Claudia Woldt. Sprache als Wert – Werte in der Sprache. Untersuchungen zu Bewertungen von Sprache allgemein und Komposita im Besonderen in der tschechischen Sprachgeschichte. Canadian Slavonic Papers. ISSN 0008-5006. 53(2–4), p. 640–642.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Václav Havel. [Radio]. Kulturnytt, NRK P2.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Václav Havel. [TV]. Morgennytt, NRK1.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Gender and Czech Discourse: Some introductory remarks.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Review of Claudia Woldt: Sprache als Werte - Werte in der Sprache. Untersuchungen zu Bewertung von Sprache allgemein und Komposita im Besonderen in der tschechische Sprachgeschichte. Canadian Slavonic Papers. ISSN 0008-5006. 53, p. 640–641.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2011). Lynkurs i tsjekkisk.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Heggem Holmene, Hanna Maria (2010). Askepotts budskap. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2010). Czech Diglossia Since 1990.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2010). The Power of the Constitution Genre: Kongeriget Norges Grundlov, Kremsier Entwurf and Ústava Šosovská.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2010). Språk og totalitarisme.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2009). 20 år etter Fløyelsrevolusjonen. [TV]. TV2 Nyhetene.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2009). The Czecho(slovak) October 28: Presidential addresses 1988-2008.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2009). Linking "Thomas More´s Utopia in early modern Europe" with "Foundational texts (CULTRANS)".
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2009). Da frygten forsvandt.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen; Mo, Gro Bjørnerud & Kristoffersen, Kristian Emil (2008). Elevene blir ikke gode nok i språk. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116. p. 9–9.
  • Asdal, Kristin; Berge, Kjell Lars; Gammelgaard, Karen; Jordheim, Helge; Gundersen, Trygve Riiser & Rem, Tore [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2008). Humanioras kraft. Tekst og historie. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847. 188(37), p. 20–20.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2008). Legitimování intertextualitou. Česká literatura. ISSN 0009-0468. 56(4), p. 583–586.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2008). Læsetvang og modstandsstrategier under kommunismen i Tjekkoslovakiet. Fortid. ISSN 1504-1913. 5(4), p. 48–52.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen & Faarlund, Jan Terje (2008). Snakker språkforskerne samme språk? [Internet]. Apollon.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2008). Jachym Topol - Prahas mest spennende samtidsforfatter?
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2008). Læsetvang og modstand under kommunismen i Tjekkoslovakiet.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2007). Tjekkiske rubrikannoncer under stalinismen.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2007). Kontekstuel tekstanalyse - nogle begreber fra Prag-strukturalismen.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2007). Stalinisme, tjekkiske litterær modernisme, genre og teksttype.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2007). Hva gjorde stalinismen med det tsjekkiske språket?
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2006). Indledning til likestillingsseminar, ILOS.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2006). Czech disillusioned travelers in Russia in the second half of the nineteenth century.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2006). Uvod do vyslovnosti danstiny pro ceske svedstinare.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2006). Temafølgetyper: tjekkisk teori på dansk materiale.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Aktuel tsjekkisk sakprosa.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Brabcová, Zuzana. In Henriksen, Petter (Eds.), Store norske leksikon 4.utg. Kunnskapsforlaget. ISSN 8257315354.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Diviš, Ivan. In Henriksen, Petter (Eds.), Store norske leksikon 4.utg. Kunnskapsforlaget. ISSN 8257315354.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Viewegh, Michal. In Henriksen, Petter (Eds.), Store norske leksikon 4.utg. Kunnskapsforlaget. ISSN 8257315354.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Urban, Miloš. In Henriksen, Petter (Eds.), Store norske leksikon 4.utg. Kunnskapsforlaget. ISSN 8257315354.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Standardsprog og litteraturens sprog.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2005). Kánon - literární nebo textový?
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Når tekster bliver totalitære.
  • Martinsen, Kåre Dahl & Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Václav Havel : maktkritisk filosof og politiker. In Hartenstein, Tilman & Skjervum Hole, Elisabeth (Ed.), P2-akademiet. Bind XXIX. Transit. ISSN 8275961521. p. 32–44.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Milada Blekastad in memoriam. Scando-Slavica. ISSN 0080-6765. 50, p. 187–188.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Miroslav Cervenka: Rodné rámce empirického poetologa. Aluze. ISSN 1212-5547. 7(1), p. 46–59.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). Norske stereotypier om sentraleuropere. [Radio]. P2 - Wok.
  • Gammelgaard, Karen (2004). The relevance of Prague School linguistics to Scandinavian text research.

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