Search for dissertations about: "heritage languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words heritage languages.

  1. 1. Same Mother Tongue - Different Origins : Implications for Language Maintenance and Shift among Hungarian Immigrants and their Children in Sweden

    Author : Kamilla György-Ullholm; Kari Fraurud; Ellen Bijvoet; Wei Li; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language maintenance and shift; intergenerational language transmission; childhood bilingualism; simultaneous and consecutive bilingualism; heritage languages; Hungarian; Swedish as a second language; migrant families; Sweden; Nyelvcsere; nyelvmegtartás; nyelvhasználat; Svédország; magyar kivándorlók; nyelvátadás bevándorló családokban; gyermekkori kétnyelvüség; szimultán és szekvenciális kétnyelvüség; Språkbyte och språkbevarande; språköverföring i familjen; invandrarspråk; ungerska i Sverige; invandrarfamiljer; skolbarn; simultan och successiv tvåspråkighet; barns tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; Swedish language; Svenska språket; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Children s language; Barnspråk; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This study investigates intergenerational language transmission amongst Hungarian immigrants, using in-depth interviews and participant observation as the main methods. The analysis examines the experiences of parents and their school-aged children in 61 families living in Sweden´s two main cities, Stockholm and Göteborg. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ways of Being Free : Authenticity and Community in Selected Works of Rushdie, Ondaatje and Okri

    Author : Adnan Mahmutovic; Paul Schreiber; Claudia Egerer; Louise Bethlehem; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; existential angst; death; freedom; authenticity; individualism; communalism; orthodoxy; heritage; community; inoperative community; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Iconized migrant writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Salman Rushdie and Ben Okri use their fictional worlds to articulate the ways in which existential “nervous conditions,” caused by violent postcolonial history, drive individuals to rework the critical notions of freedom, authenticity and community. This existential thread in their works has been largely ignored or left undeveloped in literary criticism. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparative Grammar of Latin and the Sabellian Languages : The System of Case Syntax

    Author : Karin Tikkanen; Gerd Haverling; Gerhard Meiser; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin; Sabellian languages; Oscan; Umbrian; Proto-Italic; case syntax; comparative linguistics; historical linguistics; Sprachbund; Stammbaum; Latin language; Latin; latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a comparative grammar of the case syntax of Latin and the Sabellian languages. The Sabellian languages were a group of Indo-European languages on the Italian peninsula, attested in inscriptions approx. 650 – 50 BCE. READ MORE

  4. 4. "In a common rejoicing" : Liturgical communion with angels in Qumran

    Author : Björn Frennesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; angels; liturgical communion; liturgy; Qumran texts; temple; Språkvetenskap; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : The dissertation contains a study of the conception of "liturgical communion with angels"-its prevalence and import-as expressed in the Qumran texts. The writer views these texts as constituting the remains of a "sectarian library", the literary heritage of an exclusive and excluding community, whose self-image would have been characterised by its functioning like the Temple and in the constant presence of God's angels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family Language Policies and Immigrant Language Maintenance : Lithuanian in Sweden

    Author : Frederik H. Bissinger; Peteris Vanags; Anneli Sarhimaa; Katharina M. Ruuska; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; family language policy; language maintenance; language practices; language management; language ideologies; harmonious bilingual development; sociolinguistics; ethnography; Lithuanian; Sweden; Baltic Languages; baltiska språk;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates family language policies of Lithuanian families in Sweden and strives to shed some light on the maintenance of Lithuanian as a heritage language. The aims of the study are to understand how Lithuanian families in Sweden construct, negotiate and implement their family language policies, and to identify challenges regarding the maintenance of Lithuanian which Lithuanian families in Sweden encounter. READ MORE