Grammar and lexicon distinction in a neurocognitive context

The ProGram project (Information Prominence and Grammar in the brain) was an interdisciplinary project at University of Copenhagen. I did my PhD as a part of that project. We carried out research based on a linguistic theory and a neurocognitive model. The project was a collaboration between three different faculties at the University of Copenhagen … Læs videre

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 – Internationaal Jaar van de Inheemse Talen 2019 – Internationalt år for indfødte sprog 2019 – Ôma askiy kâ-miyawâtamihk iyiniw-pîkiskwêwina misiwêskamik 2019 – Hur gatung haba ba pinang ajimi gi’e palika kakanap taang unavera On the 28th of January, the start of the International Year of Indigenous … Læs videre

Describing ​NisseEngelsk​: A Brief Memoir

A supplement to the Lingoblog-article The language of The Julekalender by Mickey Blake, the original writer of the background study for the article. How the time flies! It seems almost impossible that it’s been over twelve years since I visited Carsten Knudsen at his home in Risskov to obtain a copy of the script from “The … Læs videre

The language of The Julekalender

This year, Danish television is broadcasting the daily Christmas program The Julekalender for the 10th time. It was originally produced in 1991. In Scandinavia, there is a long tradition of television series in 24 episodes of a story that relates to Christmas, all through the month of December. This is called a Julekalender, a Christmas Calendar. The Julekalender is said to … Læs videre

The complicated femininity of “Sut Min Klit”

How many of you have felt personally victimized by Nikoline?[1] The list of her targets in “Sut Min Klit” (Danish for “Suck my clit”) is long: her male peers, pedophiles, rapists, religious leaders (all of them grouped as sexual predators in the same way), and even other women. Nikoline’s recently unleashed song and video one-two … Læs videre