Vol 7 (2017): Remaining Relevant – Modern Language Studies Today
Remaining Relevant – Modern Language Studies Today
This volume engages topical debates about the relevance, impact and reach of humanities research from the unique perspective of Foreign Language scholarship. Through 14 original articles by scholars in English, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish literatures, linguistics, and didactics, the issue of relevance is tackled head on, demonstrating the lasting value and significance of modern language studies within and far beyond academia.
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Preface

Ingunn Lunde, Randi Koppen, Margrete Dyvik Cardona
Editors’ Foreword
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Articles

Tine Roesen
Introduction: Language Matters
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Øyvind Gjerstad, Kjersti Fløttum
Stories about Climate Change in Political and Survey Discourse
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Francis Badiang Oloko
Climate Change in Cameroon Political Discourse: A Case Study of Paul Biya’s COP21 Speech
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Oleksandr Kapranov
The Framing of Climate-Change Discourse by Shell and the Framing of Shell’s Climate Change-Related Activities by The Economist and The Financial Times
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Camilla Erichsen Skalle
Nostalgia and Hybrid Identity in Italian Migrant Literature: The Case of Igiaba Scego
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Randi Koppen
“We are ourselves fremdsprachig”: Foreign Literature Studies in the Twenty-First Century
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Helge Vidar Holm
Chronotopes in Patrick Modiano’s Fictional Writing of History
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Lillian Jorunn Helle
Love on the Final Slopes of Life: Fedor Ivanovich Tiutchev and “The Denis’eva Cycle”
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Margrete Dyvik Cardona
Poverty’s Agent: The Framing of Poverty and Responsibility in Colombian Newspapers
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Ingunn Lunde
Culture as Politics: A Note on Language Legislation in Putin’s Russia
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Margie Post
Why Regional Prosodic Variation is Worth Studying: An Example from Russian
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Karol Janicki
Language and Conflict: Arguing for Interdisciplinarity and Usefulness
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Angela Hasselgreen, Kari Telstad Sundet
Introducing the CORYL Corpus: What it Is and How We Can Use it to Shed Light on Learner Language
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Angela Hasselgreen, Torbjørn Torsheim, Craig Grocott
Quality Assurance in the National Tests of English: Investigating What Makes Reading Difficult
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Eli Moe
The Language of Schooling: A Challenge to Subject Learning
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