The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication focusses on the fundamentals of language, on language in interpersonal communication and on language as a medium of cultural expression. With a staff of more than 200, it brings together expertise in the fields of linguistics, communication sciences, comparative literature, and European languages and cultures. It is responsible for 10 Bachelor and 17 Master programmes as well as for doctorate training in these areas. Research is conducted under the auspices of the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (UiL OTS) and the interdepartmental Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON).

News

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30 October 2018
We process it more easily when a woman performs a male activity than when a man performs a female activity.
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29 October 2018
Netspar has awarded a grant of €250.000 for a study into the effectiveness of existing interactive online decision aids for pension scheme participants.
28 September 2018
In July 2018 a special issue of journal 'Memory Studies' has been published, edited by Prof Astrid Erll and Prof Ann Rigney.
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Events

Ana Dragojlovic
15 November 2018 15:30 - 17:00
On Thursday November 15 Ana Dragojlovic will give a 'Doing Gender Lecture' on Politics of Queer Affect.
20 November 2018 15:00 - 17:00
On Tuesday 20 November, dr. Tom Idema will present his paper titled ‘Stages of Transmutation: Science Fiction, Biology, and Environmental Posthumanism’.
Finse kinderen aan boord van de Acturus, op weg naar Zweden, juni 1941. Bron: Wikimedia
26 November 2018 17:00 - 19:00
On 26 November Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies organizes a seminar with Hanna-Leena Nissilä on forced migration in Finland.
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