Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism

Phone: +468162000
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Universitetsvägen 10 D, plan 6
106 91 Stockholm
Sweden


Department projects

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Translation as the Meetingpoint of Literary Peripheries - Conditions for Caribbean Literature in Swedish
01/03/2013 - 31/12/2015
Är du fri att läsa vad du vill, lille vän? När man studerar titlarna i de större svenska förlagens kataloger slås man av hur totalt dominerande det engelska språket är för den översatta litteraturen och hur ensidigt utbudet...

EU/JUST/QUALITAS
11/10/2012 - 30/11/2014

Metacommunication about words
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
We often make comments about words and expressions that we use: (Sw.) ´Curlingföräldrar´ är ett smittsamt och smart ord. (Eng.) ?Curling parents? is a contagious and smart word. (Sw.) Begreppet *skurkstater* är numera en del av den amerikanska utri...

Temporal language and thought: Language-specific spatial interference in time estimations
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
This project deals with crosslinguistic differences in temporal language and thought. Focus is set on speakers of English, Greek, Spanish, and Swedish. Whereas English and Swedish prefer distance-based spatiotemporal metaphors (e.g. "long" time), Greek and Spanish use quantity-ba...

Writing to learn in digital environments
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
Digital technologies have changed the acts of reading and writing in profound ways, affecting learning in particular. From the learner´s perspective, literacy in the digital age entails not only learning to express oneself in various genres and subject areas, but it also c...

Care work as language work: Affordances and restrictions for speakers of Swedish as a second language
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
The project “Care work as language work: Affordances and restrictions for speakers of Swedish as a second language” pays attention to the communicative and literacy practices in the elderly care sector in Sweden. The background of the study lies in the increasing docu...

Recruitment, Socialisation and Representation in
Public Administration. The Case of Language and Culture for Diversity in
Public Organisations
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2012

The project takes as its starting point the concept of representation in relation to public administration. Coping with globalisation and multilingualism in Sweden today, national administrative bodies face another composition of the citizenry it is supposed to serve, and the ...


National doctoral school in "Multilingualism, literacy and education"
01/09/2008 - 31/08/2012
The proposed multidisciplinary research school aims at developing the teaching profession with respect to basic knowledge and didactic competence around issues of literacy and academic development in a multilingual perspective. The focus is on pluralistic views of knowledge and l...

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...


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