Department of English

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Universitetsvägen 10 E, plan 8
106 91 Stockholm
Sweden


Department projects

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Beyond Herder: Cosmopolitan and Vernacular in Postcolonial Literatures
01/02/2013 - 31/12/2016
Framväxten av ett världslitterärt "system" har beskrivits i termer av konkurrens mellan nationella litteraturer. Det internationella och nationella har därvid setts inte som separata utan som kompletterande litterära sfärer i den moderna världen...

In and Out of Control: Cultural Critique in the Contemporary West
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
Kulturen har alltid varit en plats där politiska strukturer har reflekterats, förmedlas, och ifrågasatts. En central utgångspunkt för den moderna analysen av relationen mellan kultur och kapitalism är Theodor W. Adorno och Max Horkheimers Dialectic...

Pre-human, Human, Post-human: Generative Anthropology and Mimetic Theory in Conversation with Cognitive Studies
01/11/2016 - 30/11/2016

Our aim is to organize a conference between the 8th and the 11th of June, 2017, at Stockholm University. This conference will be held under the aegis of the Society for Generative Anthropology, which has organized summer conference events since 2007. It i...


Control: The 10th international conference of the SLSAeu
01/11/2015 - 30/11/2015

SLSAeu, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Europe, a sister organization of the U.S. based SLSA, has organized first biannual and then annual conferences in Europe since 2000. The organization is broadly interdisciplinary and welcomes researchers from the humanitie...


Geography, society and the symbolic terrain of anglophone Caribbean fiction
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
Västindiska världar i världslitteraturen När vi läser böcker förflyttas vi till andra världar, som senast Mario Vargas Llosa noterade när han fick Nobelpriset: litteraturen spränger rummets barriärer. Men dessa andra vär...

For the good of their souls: A study of the Latin sources and how they were modified in the composition of the twelfth century Middle English homily collection Orrmulum
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
This project will provide an in-depth analysis of the use of Latin source texts in the composition of the great twelfth-century homily collection Ormulum, written in Middle English to make the gospels accessible to the laity with the declared purpose of saving their souls. Where ...

Scandinavian features in Shetland phonology
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
Trots sitt relativt isolerade läge i Nordsjön så har Shetlandsöarna under historiens gång varit föremål för omfattande immigration från Skandinavien, Skottland, Tyskland och Nederländerna, vilket i dag återspeglas i spr&...

Effects of English-medium textbooks on vocabulary acquisition: lessons for Swedish universities
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2011
Swedish university students often study in a parallel-language situation, with English-language textbooks and teaching and their own writing in Swedish. It is assumed that students will learn English terms and expressions by means of incidental learning, acquiring vocabulary imp...

High-Level Proficiency in Second Language Use
01/01/2006 - 31/12/2011
The programme intends to investigate the cognitive/psychological and social conditions that lead to outstanding proficiency levels in a second language, as well as which aspects of the target language's discourse structure, grammar, lexicon and phonology still cause problems at t...

Inventing World Literature: Studies in the Mediation of Post-European Literary Values
01/01/2007 - 31/12/2009
Projektet ska undersöka framförallt översättningar men också andra ”förmedlingar” av de utomeuropeiska författarna Clarice Lispector (Brasilien), J. M. Coetzee (Sydafrika), Wole Soyinka (Nigeria), Assia Djebar (Algeriet) och Mia Cou...


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