Our research

Research at the Department of French, Italian and Classical Languages covers a number of profile areas, from linguistics with second language acquisition in French and Italian, medieval Latin and the translation of Aristotle, to literary studies including North African literature in French, the Italian “hybrid novel”, humour in Aristophanes and Saint Birgitta’s Reuelaciones.
In addition a large number of interdisciplinary research projects are carried out in co-operation with other departments.

Leading research areas
The Department of French, Italian and Classical Languages is represented in two of the leading research areas at Stockholm University: Bilingualism and second language acquisition and Romance linguistics.
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Head of sections

Ancient Greek
Prof. Eva-Carin Gerö,

Prof. Françoise Sullet-Nylander,

Prof. Camilla Bardel,

Docent Maria Plaza,

Director of studies, PhD studies
Hans-Roland Johnsson,

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