The Department of Language Studies is a research environment with projects within linguistics, literature, language teaching and learning, cultural studies and cognitive sciences.
Research into language and language use can take many forms. At the Department of Language Studies there are research projects concerned with linguistics and language history, literary studies, language teaching and learning, literacy, cultural studies and cognitive sciences, to name a few. Researchers work with historical and contemporary sources such as language data bases, language maps, fiction, travel writing, digital texts, spoken language and much more. Go to the left-hand menu to find information about some projects led by senior researchers and projects conducted by Ph D students.
For information about specific projects or projects conducted by specific researchers, go to research database. If you are interested in finding out more about current research at the department, go to the staff’s home pages.