A four volume literary history of the Nordic region sponsored by the ICLA.Read More
Faculty at the Scandinavian Section are actively involved in numerous important research initiatives. Some of these projects are housed exclusively at UCLA, while others involve faculty and researchers from other universities and institutions, both here and abroad. Below are links to some of the exciting research projects in which Scandinavian Section faculty are playing important roles.
A 3 year project funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.Read More
An investigation, in collaboration with the Danish Folklore Archives, of the application of digital technologies to the study of Danish folkloreRead More
Northern Insights: Tools and Techniques for Automated Literary Analysis, Based on the Scandinavian Corpus in Google BooksResearcher: Timothy R. Tangherlini
A project focusing on topic modeling, folklore and literature.Read More
A morphological analysis tool for Old Icelandic. ICEMorph is a morphological analysis and look-up tool for the study of Old Norse-Icelandic, among the most morphonologically complex of the Germanic languages. The analysis tool uses a functional programming language, FM/Haskell, to tackle the problem of this complexity. Machine learning algorithms boost the performance of the system….Read More
An archaeological excavation of the Mosfell valley in IcelandRead More