The vice-chancellor’s spring greetings to staff and students
The vice-chancellor Erik Renström is thanking all staff and students at Lund university for the fantastic, superhuman efforts you have made during the year.
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Development of Adjectival Use and Meaning Structures in Swedish Students’ Written Production
Simone Löhndorf has successfully defended her PhD thesis "Development of Adjectival Use and Meaning Structures in Swedish Students’ Written Production". The faculty opponent was Professor Dorit Ravid,…
The Swedish Research Council awards grants to SOL-researchers
The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded grants within Humanities 2021.
The Humanities at Lund University are ranked among the best in the world
The Humanities at Lund University are ranked 99th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking.
Coming announcement of PhD and postdoc positions at the cross-disciplinary Agenda 2030 Graduate School
Eight new PhD student positions in the Agenda 2030 Graduate School and up to 12 postdoc positions will be annouced on 30 August 2021.
Street Artivism on Athenian Walls – A cognitive semiotic analysis of metaphor and narrative in street art
How do Athenian street artists use creativity in activism or activism in their creative practices to construct forms of protest and resistance? What kinds of strategies do they employ? How are…
How the melodic sound of Swedish can help Swedes automatically assess new languages
Learning a second language can feel like a slow and tedious process. Yet, the human brain starts segmenting and categorising new language input virtually from the very second that it is exposed it. It…
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Snakes and Ladders: Learning words in a foreign language
Lari-Valtteri Suhonen successfully defended his PhD thesis "Snakes and Ladders – Developmental Aspects of Lexical-Conceptual Relationships in the Multilingual Mental Lexicon" last week. The faculty…
On L1 Attrition and Prosody in Pronominal Anaphora Resolution
Chiara Gargiulo successfully defended her PhD thesis "On L1 Attrition and Prosody in Pronominal Anaphora Resolution" last week. The faculty opponent was Ludovica Serratrice, University of Reading.
Writing in English at University: A Guide for Second Language Writers
This new textbook is for anyone who wishes to learn more about academic writing in English.
New funding for researchers in English linguistics
Nele Põldvere and Vasiliki Simaki at the English unit of the Centre for Languages and Literature have secured new research funding.
Dissertation in linguistics
In her dissertation Joanne Yager investigates the outcomes of language contact and multilingualism among egalitarian foragers in a small-scale multilingual setting in northern Peninsular Malaysia.