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Department of Language Studies

Our teaching and research concern several aspects of language: communication, culture, cognition, and literature. Language studies develop competencies that are sought after in most professions, and that in addition are enriching for you as an individual.


Our courses and our research is about language on several levels: communication, culture and cognition.


We have a dynamic research environment with projects in several research areas.

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Our areas of expertise are language, culture and communication, areas that are becoming increasingly important...


En robot som är kvinnligt kodad håller i en bebis. AI-genererad.
AI and Kinship – can a robot be family?

Research project analyses how artificial intelligence is a part of family formations in speculative fiction.

Ung person skriver på mobil. Har en brun väska framför sig.
How will AI affect writing and the teaching of writing?

New research project investigates the impact of AI on the writing processes of 13–15 year olds.

professorer årshögtiden Virginia Langum Virginia Langum
Awarded fellowship to teach literary theory in Singapore

Virginia Langum, professor in English literature, received a STINT Teaching Sabbatical grant.