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Gunilla Byrman

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CV Gunilla Byrman May 2012 • Born in Hardeberga, Sweden, 3 Feb 1953. Currently residing in Skatteberga, Lund, Sweden. Degrees • Full Professor, Växjö University, 1 Jun 2008 to date. • Associate Professor, Växjö University, 2 Feb 2001. • Qualified as subject teacher, School of Education in Malmö, Lund University, 31 May 1991. • Ph.D. degree in Scandinavian Languages, Lund University, 6 Jun 1989. • University degrees from the Faculty of Arts in Scandinavian Languages, Comparative Literature and History of Religion, Lund University, 16 Feb 1976 and Scandinavian Languages 28 Feb 1977. • High School certificate, science programme, Katedralskolan, Lund, 13 Jun 1972. Employment history • Full Professor at the School of Language and Literature, Linnaeus University (formerly Växjö University), permanent appointment, 1 Jun 2008 to date (100%). • Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor (since 2001) at School of Humanities, Växjö University college, Växjö University (since 1999) and Linnaeus University (since 2010), permanent appointment, 31 Jul 1997–31 May 2008 (100%). • Substitute lecturer at the Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University, also with teaching at the Department of Literature, Lund University and at the School of Education in Malmö, 1 Jul 1992–30 Jun 1997 (100%). • Teaching on an hourly basis at the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Lund University spring term 1991. • Teaching on an hourly basis at the Spyken high school in Lund, spring term 1991. • Teaching on an hourly basis at a private language school in Malmö, SpråkElit AB, 1 Sep 1991–30 Jun 1992. • Birth of a daughter. Parental leave, 31 Aug 1989–31 Aug 1990 (100%). • Lecturing and teaching undergraduate students in Scandinavian Languages, Lund University, 1 Jan 1982–31 Dec 1988 (25%) and 1 Jul 1991–31 Dec 1991 (100%). • Birth of a daughter. Parental leave, 1 Jan 1983–31 Aug 1983 (100%). • Assistant at the Department of Scandinavian Languages, and study advisor at the Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University, 1 Jan 1980–31 Dec 1986 (50%). A. Scientific activities Major post-doctoral research funding and awards • 2011: STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and higher Education) Initiation Grants for Symposium in Forensic Linguistics (SEK 68,867). • 2011: Linnaeus University for Workshop in Comparative Forensic Linguistics (SEK 65,000). • 2006–2010: Leader, with Lars Elleström and Boel Lindberg, of the research project “Intermediality and the Medieval Ballad” (SEK 6m) from the Faculty Committee for the Humanities and the Social Sciences, Växjö University). • 2008: Riksbankens jubileumsfond (SEK 100,000), Swedish Academy (SEK 30,000) and the Crafoord Foundation (SEK 50,000) for The Nordic Ballad Conference “In Frost and in Cold” (I fråst och i kålle). • 2005: VINNOVA to do gender and textual analysis (SEK 152,000). • 1997–1998: Riksbankens jubileumsfond (The Bank of Sweden) for research on newspapers (60%). • 1997–1998: Wahlgrenska stiftelsen (The Wahlgren Foundation) for research on newspapers (SEK 45,000). Ongoing research projects, project planning and research networks • HERA application: Linguistic Encounters in the Legal Process (LELP): Language, Culture and Justice in the European Context (with Dr. T.C. Charldorp, Amsterdam, and Dr. K.J. Haworth, Birmingham) (€ 725,800). • Perspectives, voices and themes. Interrogation reports in police education and practice. Application to the Swedish Research Council, (VR), Mar 2012. (SEK 4,7m) • Comparative Forensic Linguistics (building an international network, 2011, and 4 years ahead. (Applications in progress at STINT, Jan 2011) (SEK 1,1m). • Texts with Importance (Texter med tyngd). Writing in education and the profession, especially police settings (research project). • Narratives in Police Investigations: Plaintiff’s Reports, the Interviews, and Police Memoranda, Writing in the Police and Police Academy Discourse. • Rap and Medieval Ballad – A comparative study (article in progress). • The Family Page – Celebratory and Commemorative Genres in Newspapers (book in progress). Membership in scholarly organisations • Secretary of the Philological Society (Filologiska sällskapet) in Lund 1978–1979. • Chair of the Research Panel for Modern Swedish (Forskningsnämnden för modern svenska), 2002–2004, and member 2002–2006. Conference participation with paper • ”Police discourse and text in practice and education” at Workshop Forensic Linguistics - Language in the Police and Judicial Discourse, 25 Nov 2011. • ”Rap(p) och ballad. En jämförande studie” at Tredje nordiske morsmålsdidaktiske • Forskningskonferensen, 2–4 Nov 2011, Tønsberg, Norway. • ”Polisers skrivkultur och förhörstexer” at Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language, 13–14 Oct 2011, Karlstad. • ”Polisers yrkesskrivande – ett utredningsproblem eller ett problem att utreda?” at the conference Forum for Research on Professions, 28–29 Sep 2011, Växjö. • The International Association for Forensic Linguistics, participations as a delegate, 12–14 Jul 2011, Birmingham, U.K. • ”Polisers skriftliga återgivningsteknik i referatförhör” at Forum for Text Research (FoT), 13–14 Jun 2011, Uppsala. • “Police writing techniques in reported interviews” at a symposium in Forensic Linguistics, 5–6 May 2011, Linnaeus University. • “Retold statements in investigative interviews” (Återberättade utsagor i förhörstexter) and poster presentation: “Relief analysis of police students’ and police officers’ texts” at Nordic Police Research Seminar, Umeå, 17–19 Nov 2010. • “A methodological discussion on police texts. Sequences, macropropositions and themes” (En metoddiskussion om polistexter. Sekvenser, makropropositioner och teman), at the Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 31 (Svenskans beskrivning 31), Umeå, 20–21 May 2010. • Nordic Conference on Mother Tongue Education (Nordisk konferens för modersmålsdidaktik), Invited to summarize and evaluate the outcome of the conference at the closing ceremony, Middelfart, Denmark, 17–18 Mar 2010. • Opponent on Nina Møller Andersen’s and Lisbeth Amhag’s paper on Bakhtin Theory Applications in New Media, at the Bakhtin Conference, Växjö, 3–4 Dec 2009. • “Language and power perspective in texts written by the police” (Språk och maktperspektiv i Polisens texter) at the Conference Setting Boundaries Inside and Outside Professions (Gränssättning inom och utanför professioner), Swedish Network for Profession Studies, Malmö, 17–18 Sep 2009. • “Instrumental and empathetic writing in police investigations” (Instrumentellt och empatiskt skrivande i förundersökningsprotokoll), Nordic Police Research Seminar, Oslo, 13–15 Aug 2009. • “From Crime to Punishment – Acting with and through texts in the judicial process” (Från brott till straff – att agera med och genom text i rättsprocessen) at Forum for Text Research (FoT), Södertörn, 7–8 Jun 2009. • “The project: Texts with importance” (Projektet: Texter med tyngd) at the Discourse meeting (Diskursmöte), Lund 14 May 2009. • “Drama through inversion in heroic ballads” (Dramatik genom inversion i kämpavisorna) at the International Conference In Frost and in Cold: Nordic Ballad Meeting – Conference for Researchers, Practitioners and Teachers, Växjö, 27–29 Mar 2008. • “The lexicogrammar of the ballads” (Balladernas lexikogrammatik) at The Conference on the History of the Swedish Language (Svenska språkets historia. Språkhistoria – Hur och för vem?), Göteborg, 25–26 Apr 2008. • “Police students’ report writing” (Polisstudenters rapportskrivande) at the Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 30 (Svenskans beskrivning 30), Stockholm, 10–11 Oct 2008. • “Female tradition bearers with gender-debating ballads in their repertoire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries” at The 38th International Ballad Conference of the Kommission für Volksdichtung, Cardiff, 28 Jul–2 Aug 2008. • “Positions in argumentative texts. A comparison of 10-year-old pupils and Ph.D. students at university” (Positioneringar i argumenter¬ande texter. En jämförelse mellan 10-åriga grundskoleelever och doktorander vid högskolan”, ASLA conference, Lund 8–9 Nov 2007. • “Jocular ballads – Text and melody in the 19th–20th centuries”, Third Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM07), Tallinn, Estonia, 15–19 Aug 2007. • “Newly found ballads in Växjö” (Nyfunna ballader i Växjö) and a Poster presentation “Intermediality and the Medieval Ballads” at Forum for Text Research (FoT) in Örebro 2006 Jun 11–12. • “Intermediality and the medieval ballad” (Intermedialitet och den medeltida balladen) at the Conference The History of the Swedish Language 9 (Svenska språkets historia 9), Åbo, Finland, 19–20 May 2006. • “Newly found ballads with tunes – some theoretical starting points” (Nytt balladfynd med melodiuppteckningar – några teoretiska utgångspunkter), Conference on Vocal Folk Music around the World, Trondheim, Norway, 2 Mar 2006. • “Texts with importance” (Texter med tyngd), Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 28 (Svenskans beskrivning 28), Örebro, 14–15 Oct 2005. • “Male and female on the family page” (Manligt och kvinnligt på familjesidan), CPLG: International Conference on Language, Politeness and Gender in Helsinki, Finland, 2–5 Sep 2004. • “Multicultural and harmonious on the family page” (Mångkulturellt och harmoniskt på familjesidan) at the Conference Description of Swedish, Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 26 (Svenskans beskrivning 26), Uppsala, 25–26 Oct 2002. • “Genres on the family page. In the shadow of King Adolf Fredrik” (Genrer på familjesidan. I skuggan av kung Adolf Fredrik), The History of the Swedish Language 6 (Svenska språkets historia 6) Helsinki, 11–12 May 2000. • “‘Tina speaks out’ – Gender constructions in media texts” (“Tina tog ton” – genuskonstruktion i medietexter), international gender conference Gender at Work, Växjö, 7–8 Dec 2001. • “‘Many healthy inclinations and drives have been repressed…’” Gender construction in brochures on contraception during 100 years” (“Många sunda böjelser och drifter ha undertryckts …”. Genuskonstruktion i preventiv¬medels¬broschyrer under 100 år), at the Nordic Conference on Language, Gender and Culture (Språk, kön och kultur) Göteborg, 6–7 Oct 2000. • “Discourse, genre, and text on a local news site”, Genre 2001. Genres and Discourses in Education, Work and, Cultural Life in Oslo, 12–16 May 2000. • “The Yellow Pages classified listings. A study in the names of hairdressing salons” (Gula sidornas branschregister. En studie i frisörnamn) at the ASLA conference Corpora in Research and Teaching (Korpusar i forskning och undervisning), Växjö 11–12 Nov 1999. • “Leif and Lena. Divisive package humour” (Leif och Lena. Divisiv pakethumor), Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 24 (Svenskans beskrivning 24), Linköping, 22–23 Oct 1999. • “On contraceptive brochures” (Om preventivmedelsbroschyrer) at Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 23 (Svenskans beskrivning 23), Göteborg, 15–16 May 1998. • “Text structures in newspapers” (Textstrukturer i tidningar) at The History of the Swedish Language 5 (Svenska språkets historia 5) Umeå, 20–22 Nov 1997. • “Proofreading – an eye-opener?” (Korrekturläsning – en ögonöppnare?), Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 22 (Svenskans beskrivning 22), Lund University, 12–13 Oct 1996. • “The birth notice in daily newspapers” (Födelseannonsen i dagstidningar), Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 19 (Svenskans beskrivning 19), Stockholm, 2–3 Apr 1992. • “Pregnancy – linguistic taboo” at Scandinavian Conference of Lin¬guistics, Bergen, 1987. • “Expressions for pregnancy – Knowledge, usage and attitudes” (Graviditetsuttryck – kännedom, bruk och attityder), Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 15 (Svenskans beskrivning 15), Göteborg, 11–12 Oct 1985. Conference participation, invited speaker • “What can police officers and linguistists learn from each other about communication?” (Vad kan poliser och språkvetare lära av varandra om kommunikation?). Invited keynote speaker at the ASLA conference (Association Suédoise de Linguistique Appliquée), Linköping, 11–12 May 2012. • “Relief analysis of police students’ and police officers’ text”. Invited to Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University, Birmingham, 8–10 Nov 2010. • “Texts with importance. Writing and education and professional life”. Invited by Professor Anna-Malin Karlsson at Södertörn University, 1 Oct 2009. • “The material – The Achilles heel of text research? (Materialet – textforskningens akilleshäl?) Forum for Text Research (FoT). Invited to speak about practical text research with a following panel discussion. Göteborg, 2008-12–13. • “The family page – Ideas, genres and language” (Familjesidan – idéer, genrer och språk), Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 29 (Svenskans beskrivning 29), invited as a keynote speaker: Family page – ideas, genre and language, Vasa, Finland, 4–5 May 2007. • Conference on Language and Gender at VINNOVA. Invited to speak by VINNOVA to talk about advertisements of project descriptions in Stockholm, 1 Sep 2005. • “Short news items in daily newspapers” (Notisen i dagspressen), The History of the Swedish Press (Den svenska pressens historia), Invited to take part in a panel debate, Jönköping, 1998-04. • “On short news items in daily newspapers” (Om tidningsnotiser i dagstidningar) at Träffpunkt ung presshistoria på Biskops-Arnö, Invited to speak in a workshop, Jun 1998. • “One text – three analyses” (En text – tre analyser) Forum for Text Research (FoT), Invited to speak in a panel debate about blogs, Örebro 2006. • “On Swedish expressions for pregnancy”. Invited speaker at the conference Semantiska system i dialektal miljö, Umeå University, 12 Dec 1991. Faculty opponent at PhD viva • Lena Lind Palicki: Normaliserade föräldrar: en undersökning av Försäkringskassans broschyrer 1974–2007 (Scandinavian Languages), Örebro University, 7 May 2010. • Magnus Fernberg: Kåseristil (Scandinavian Languages) 2004, Department of Swedish, Göteborg University, 24 Apr 2004. • Asbjørg Westum: RIS, SKÄVER OCH SKÄRVA. Folklig kategorisering av några barnsjuk¬domar ur ett kognitivt semantiskt perspektiv (Scandinavian Languages), Department of Literature and Scandinavian Languages, Umeå University, 21 May 1999. Member of degree committee • Tobias Stark: Folkhemmet på is. Ishockey, modernisering och nationell identitet i Sverige 1920–1972. (History) Linnaeus University, Växjö, 12 Jun 2010. • Cecilia Olsson Jers: Klassrummet som muntlig arena. Att bygga och etablera ethos. (Education), Lund University (Malmö University), 4 Jun 2010. • Daniel Andersson: Fega pojkar pussar aldrig vackra flickor: könsrelaterade ordspråk i nordnorrländsk agrarmiljö belysta ur språkligt och kulturellt perspektiv. (Scandinavian languages), Umeå University, 9 Oct 2009. • Hans Malmström: Accountability and the making of knowledge statements. A study of academic discourse (English Linguistics), Lund University. 12 Jan 2008. • Robert Ryan, The ‘Reflexive’ as an Inter¬pretation. (English Linguistics) School of Humanities, Växjö University (deputy member), 1 Oct 2004. • Chair of the degree committee for Anders Björkvall’s doctoral dissertation (Scandinavian languages), Svensk reklam och dess modelläsare, Department of Scandinavian Languages, Stockholm University, 26 Sep 2003. • Henrik Rahm: Journalistikens anatomi: analyser av genrer och textmönster i fem strejkbevakningar i svensk dagspress 1879–1966, Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University (deputy member), 1 Jun 2002. • Chair of the degree committee for Per-Olof Andersson: Den kalejdoskopiska offentligheten. Lokalpress, värde¬mönster och det offentliga samtalets villkor 1800–1910 (History), School of Humanities, Växjö University, 5 Oct 2001. Expert advisor for employment and promotion • Promotion to Associate Professor (Mona Blåsjö), Stockholm University, Nov 2011. • Promotion to Associate Professor (Georgina Heydon), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, Sep 2011. • Employment of postdoctoral (research) fellow, Stockholm University, Oct 2010 (13 applicants). • Employment of Associate Professor of Swedish, Luleå University of Technology, Jul 2010 (3 applicants). • Promotion to Associate Professor (Henrik Rahm), Lund University, May 2009. • Employment of Associate Professor of Swedish, Karlstad University, Jan 2007 (4 applicants). • Employment of Junior Lecturer in Swedish, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Dec 2005 (3 applicants). • Employment of Senior Lecturer in Scandinavian languages at Göte¬borg University, Oct 2003 (7 applicants). • Employment of Senior Lecturer of Swedish, Örebro University, Aug 2003 (6 applicants). Expert advisor for research councils • Elector for the Swedish Research Council to elect board and research council, Stockholm, 12 Nov 2009. • Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Bank of Sweden), (research project), Sep 2009. • Council for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Oct 1998. Expert advisor for journals and publishers • Swedish Literature Society in Finland (Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland), Feb 2012. • PPR Journal, Jan 2012. • Journal of Pragmatics, Aug 2011 and Feb 2012 • Sakprosa, Nordic Journal of Prose Studies, on the editorial board Nordic Journal of Prose Studies, 2010 to date. • Språk och stil, 2003 to date. • English Text Construction, Benjamins, Netherlands, 2007. Expert advisor, other • Commissioned by the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education to conduct a national evaluation of BA and MA education in Scandinavian Languages, as part of a panel with 7 national and Scandinavian experts Feb–Dec 2012. • A panel member of Örebro Research Evaluation 2010, Örebro University, in a panel with 9 national and international researchers in humanities, social sciences and education, 29 Sep 2010–5 Nov 2010. • Elector for the Swedish Research Council to elect board and subject council, appointed by the Faculty of Humanity and Social Sciences (FHS), Linnaeus University, Nov–Dec 2009. Conference organization • Chair of the symposium committee for the international conference Forensic Linguistics – Language in the Police and Judicial Discourse, Linnaeus University, Växjö, 25 Nov 2011. • Chair of the symposium committee for the international conference Forensic Linguistics – What’s in it for academics and practitioners? Linnaeus University, Växjö, 5–6 May 2011. • Member of the conference committee for the international conference In Frost and in Cold: Nordic Ballad Meeting – Conference for Researchers, Practitioners and Teachers, Växjö, 27–29 Mar 2008. • Member of the conference committee for the Fifth Research Conference Swedish in Teaching and Learning (Femte forskarkonferensen i Svenska med didaktisk inriktning), Växjö, 29–30 Nov 2007. • Member of the committee for the conference Imagine Media! Media Borders and Inter¬mediality. Nordic Society for Interarts Studies, 8th conference in Växjö, 25–28 Oct 2007. • Chair for the committee for the Nordic conference Forum for Text Research (FoT), 11–12 Jun 2007. • Member of the committee for the ASLA conference, Language research in teaching and learning (Språkforskning på didaktisk grund), Växjö, 10–11 Nov 2005. • Chair for the committee for the Conference on the Description of the Swedish Language 27 (Svenskans beskrivning 27), Swedish – locally and globally (Svenska – lokalt och globalt), Växjö University, 14–15 May 2004. • Member of the committee for the International ASLA Conference, Corpora in Research and Teaching (Korpusar i forskning och under¬visning KORFU), Växjö University, 11–12 Nov 1999. Scientific leadership • Scientific leader and research representative for Swedish, Linnaeus University, 1 Feb 2001 to date. • Leader, with Lars Elleström and Boel Lindberg, of the research project “Intermediality and the Medieval Ballad” (financed by research environment grants from the Faculty Committee for the Humanities and the Social Sciences, Växjö University), Oct 2006. Publications Books • Om kvinnligt och manligt och annat konstigt i medeltida skämtballader (On female and male and other strange things in medieval jocular ballads) with Tommy Olofsson. Stockholm: Atlantis, Nov 2011. • Det förbisedda jämställdhetsdirektivet. Text- och genusanalys av tre utlysningstexter från VINNOVA (The overlooked equality directive. Text and gender analysis of three advertised programme descriptions from VINNOVA). VINNOVA-rapport 2005. • Försiktighetsmått. Text, genus och ideologi i preventivmedelsbroschyrer 1886–1995 (Precautions. Text, gender and ideology in brochures on contraception 1886–1995). In Svensk sakprosa no. 36. Lund 2002. • Tidningsnotisen i förändring 1746–1997 (The development of newspaper shorts 1746–1997). In Svensk sakprosa no. 15. Lund 1998, reprinted 2007. • Graviditetsuttryck i svenskan (Pregnancy expressions in Swedish). Lundastudier i nordisk språkvetenskap A 44. Lund 1989. Edited books • Svensson och svenskan. Med sinnen känsliga för språk (Festschrift for Jan Svensson). Ed. G. Byrman, A. Gustafsson & H. Rahm, Lund 2010. • En värld för sig själv. Nya studier i medeltida ballader (A world for itself. New studies in medieval ballads). Ed. G Byrman, Ord & Musik & Bild. Intermediala studier 1. Växjö University Press, Växjö 2008. • Lekt och lärt. Vänskrift till Jan Einarsson 2006 (Festschrift for Jan Einarsson). Ed. S. Ask, G. Byrman, S. Hammarbäck, M. Lindgren and P. Stille. Reports from School of Humanities, no. 16, Växjö University, 2006. • Stark kvinna på sju bokstäver. Vänskrift till Solveig Hammarbäck 2006 (Festschrift for Solveig Hammarbäck). Ed. Sofia Ask & G. Byrman, Växjö University Press, 2006. • Läslust och skriviver: texter av Ingrid Nettervik 1962-2001. Växjö University, 2001. • Korpusar i forskning och under¬visning (Corpora in research and teaching). Ed. G. Byrman, H. Lindquist & M. Levin, Växjö University, 2000. • Spader Dame: texter till minne av Anne Marie Wieselgren. (The Queen of Spades. Texts in Memory of Anne Marie Wieselgren). Ed. Byrman, G., Nilsson, M. & Ringblom, A., Växjö University, 2000. Edited journals • Editor of Gardar, Årsbok för Samfundet Sverige-Island i Lund-Malmö (Yearbook of the Swedish-Icelandic Society). Malmö: Samfundet Sverige-Islands förlag, 1990–2001. • Editor of Humanetten, online journal for School of Humanities, 1998–2009. Articles • “Police writing techniques in Swedish police records”, In Evolving Police Roles and Practices: International Perspectives, New York, forthcoming. • “Text modality – a tentativ modell.” forthcoming • “Rimmade rysare med rötter i medeltiden. Studier i balladernas dramaturgi och stil”. In Humanetten, May 2012. • ”Tributes to women and men” I Discourse & Grammar. A Festschrift in Honor of Valéria Molnár, Lund, 2012. • “Lexikogrammatik och epik i kämpaballader”. Conference volume Svenska språkets historia 10, Göteborg, 2010. • “‘så slog han Anna med ett okänt antal knytnävslag i ansiktet.’ Reliefanalys av polisstudenters och polisers texter” (with Sofia Ask). In the conference volume Skriveopplæring i “kunnskaps¬sam¬funnet” Nordisk konferanse om skriving som grunnleggende ferdighet og utfordring i utdanning og yrkesliv, vol. II, Trondheim, Tapir akademiska forlag, 2010. • “Polisstudenters avrapportering. Perspektiv och verbval i förhör”. In Humanetten Jan 2009. • “‘Med havet som vittne’. Att annonsera en förlovning”. Svensson och svenskan. Med sinnen känsliga för språk. Lund 22 Jan 2010. • Dramatik genom inversion i kämpavisorna, Eriksson, Karin (red.) (2009). I fråst och i kålle [Elektronisk resurs] : texter från nordiskt balladmöte, Växjö, 2008. Växjö: Växjö universitet. Tillgänglig på Internet: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:vxu:diva-4895 • “Familjesidan som språkligt tidsvittne”. Svenskans beskrivning 29, Vasa, Finland, 4–5 May 2007. Ed. Marianne Nordman, Siv Björklund, Christer Laurén, Karita Mård-Miettinen & Nina Pilke. Utgivna av Svensk-Österbottniska samfundet no. 70, Vasa 2008. • “Hrafnkatla möter nya läsare i ett nytt millennium”. In “Vi ska alla vara välkomna!” Nordiska studier tillägnade Kristinn Jóhannesson. Ed. Auður G. Magnúsdóttir, Henrik Larsson, Karl G. Johansson, Mats Malm & Lena Rogström, Meijerbergsarkiv 35. Utgivet av Meijerbergs institut vid Göteborgs universitet, Göteborg 2008. • “Det är inget dingeldang, fast eder tyckes så”. Tjugofyra skämtballader, In En värld för sig själv. Nya studier i medeltida ballader. Ed. Gunilla Byrman, Ord & Musik & Bild. Intermediala studier 1. Växjö University Press, Växjö 2008. • “Nyfyndet ‘Osteknoppen’ – språk, innehåll och tolkning”. En värld för sig själv. Nya studier i medeltida ballader, Ed. Gunilla Byrman, Ord & Musik & Bild. Intermediala studier 1, Växjö University Press, Växjö 2008. • “Nytt balladfynd med melodiuppteckningar – några teoretiska utgångspunkter” (with Lindberg, Boel). Vokal folkemusikk verden rundt. Studies in Global Vocal Traditions. Ed. Irene Bergheim, Tapir Forlag, Trondheim, 2007. • Byrman, Gunilla: Intermedialitet och den medeltida balladen. In Det moderna genombrottet – också en språkfråga. Föredrag vid nionde sammankomsten för svenska språkets historia, i Åbo 19–20 maj 2006. Ed. Lars, Wollin, Anna Saarukka & Ulla Stroh-Wollin. Åbo, 2007. • “Högtidsdagens dilemma offentliggjort”. In Lekt och lärt. Vänskrift till Jan Einarsson 2006. Ed. Sofia Ask, Gunilla Byrman, Solveig Hammarbäck, Maria Lindgren & Per Stille. Rapportserien vid Institutionen för humaniora no. 16, Växjö universitet, Växjö, 2006. • “Pippis läs- och skrivförmåga”. In Bókmentaljós. Heiðursrit til Turið Sigurðardóttir. Ed. Malan Marnersdóttir & Dagný Kristjánsdóttir. Føroya Fróðskaparfelag, Tórshavn, 2006. • “‘Den har ju Harry Potter-medicin!’ Lugnande bildspråk och klassisk argumentation för tandvårdsrädda barnpatienter”. In Text i arbete/Text at work. Festskrift till Britt-Louise Gunnarsson den 12 januari 2005. Ed. Ingegerd Bäcklund, Ulla Börestam, Ulla Melander Marttala & Harry Näslund. Svenska föreningen för tillämpad språkvetenskap. Institutionen för nordiska språk vid Uppsala universitet, Uppsala 2005. • “Manligt och kvinnligt på familjesidan”. In Humanetten no. 15, Växjö 2004. • “Mångkulturellt och harmoniskt på familjesidan?” In Svenskans beskrivning 26. Förhand¬ling¬ar vid Tjugosjätte Sammankomsten för svenskans beskrivning. Uppsala den 25–26 oktober 2002. Ed. Björn Melander et al. Hallgren & Fallgren, Uppsala 2004. • “Inte ens en gång – a tautological colloquial construction”. In Grammar in Focus. Festschrift for Christer Platzack 18 november 2003, vol. II. Ed. Lars-Olof Delsing, Cecilia Falk, Gunlög Josefsson & Halldór Á. Sigurðsson. Department of Scandinavian Languages. Lund, 2003. • “Inte ens en gång – en tautologisk talspråkskonstruktion”. In Humanetten no. 13, Växjö, 2003. • “‘Varför många företagsledare bär damunderkläder’. Diskussion om genus och sakprosa” (with Britt Hultén). In Teoretiska perspektiv på sakprosa. Ed. Boel Englund & Per Ledin. Studentlitteratur, Lund 2003. • “Teamwork hos tandläkaren.” In Texten framför allt. Festskrift till Aina Lundqvist på 60-årsdagen den 11 september 2003. Institutionen för nordiska språk. Göteborg, 2003. • “Mångkulturellt och harmoniskt på familjesidan”. In Humanetten no. 11, Växjö, 2002. • “Duktig – en halvdöd skånsk friskhetsmarkör?”. In Eivindarmál. Heiðursrit til Eivind Weyhe á seksti ára degi hansara 25. apríl 2002. Føroya Fróðskaparfelag. Tórshavn 2002. • “Textgenrer i ett broschyrmaterial 1886–1995”. In Folkmålsstudier 41. Studier i svensk språkhistoria 6. Ed. Gunilla Harling-Kranck & Hanna Lehti-Eklund. Helsinki, 2002. • “‘Tina tog ton’ – genuskonstruktion i medietexter.” Texts from the gender conference Gender at Work. Konferens vid Växjö universitet i dec. 2001. In Humanetten no. 9, Växjö 2002. • “Det lokala globalt – om nyheter på webben” (with Tuija Virtanen). In Humanetten no. 9, Växjö 2001. • “From marital precautions to love power. Gender construction in Swedish contraceptive brochures”. In NORA, Nordic Journal of Women’s Studies, Number 2, Volume 9, 2001. • “Municipalstämma hölls i går i Tomelilla. Svenskt notisspråk 1746–1997”. In Verklighetens texter. Sjutton fallstudier. Svensk sakprosa – empiri. Studentlitteratur, Lund 2001. • “Från kakaosmör till kondom. Hundra år av preventivmedelsin¬for¬mation”. In Verklighetens texter. Sjutton fallstudier. Svensk sakprosa – empiri. Studentlitteratur, Lund 2001. • “From marital precautions to love power. Gender construction in contraceptive brochures”. In Språk, kön och kultur. Rap¬port från fjärde nordiska konferensen om språk och kön. Göteborg den 6–7 oktober 2000. Ed. Kerstin Norden¬stam & Kerstin Norén. Institutionen för svenska språket. Institutionen för svenska språket, Göteborgs universitet 2001. • “Leif och Lena. Divisiv pakethumor”. In Svenskans beskrivning 24. Ed. Linda Jönsson, Viveca Adelswärd, Ann Cederberg, Per A. Pettersson & Caroline Kelly. Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings ISSN 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (www). Published 21 Jan 2001. http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/006/ • “Gula sidornas branschregister. En studie i frisörnamn”. In Korpusar i forskning och undervisning. Rapport från ASLA:s höstsymposium, Växjö , 11–12 november 1999. Ed. Gunilla Byrman, Hans Lindquist & Magnus Levin. Uppsala 2000. • “Textstrukturer i tidningsnotiser”. In Studier i svensk språkhistoria 5. Förhandlingar vid femte sammankomsten för svenska språkets historia. Umeå 2000. • “‘Guldfiskar med selleri’. En översatt kokbok ur två perspektiv.” In Spader Dame. Texter till minne av Anne Marie Wieselgren. Ed. Gunilla Byrman, Anders Ringblom & Magnus Nilsson. Rapporter från Växjö universitet – Humaniora, no. 6 2000. • “Gertrud – namnet och bärarinnorna.” In Alla tiders språk. En vänskrift till Gertrud Pettersson i november 1999. Ed. Inger Haskå & Carin Sandqvist. Lundastudier i nordisk språkvetenskap A55. Institutionen för nordiska språk, Lund 1999. • “Leif och Lena – om stilen på filen.” In Universitet 2000. Föreläsningar hållna under humanistdagarna 15–16 oktober 1999. Rapporter från Växjö universitet – Humaniora, Nr 3 1999. • “Arga änkor och argsinta älgkor.” In Presshistorisk årsbok 1999. • “Klippt och vågat.” In I hast hälsar. Festskrift till Göran Hallberg på 60-årsdagen den 7 oktober 1999. Ed. Stig Isaksson, Eva Nordin, Magnus Olsson, Claes Ringdahl & Mariann Saurow. Skrifter utgivna av språk- och folkminnesinstitutet. Dialekt- och ortnamnsarkivet i Lund no. 9, Lund 1999. • “Notisen i dagspressen.” In Ständigt dessa landsortstidningar. Sylwan 3. Den svenska pressens historia. Ed. Karl Erik Gustafsson & Per Rydén. Nordicom-Sverige, Göteborgs universitet 1998. • “Osäkerhet utom tullarna. Tidningsnotisen – en kort historia.” In Sammanhang. Elva essäer om text och läsning tillägnade Anders Ringblom. Rapporter från Högskolan i Växjö – Humaniora, no. 4 1998. • “Europanto eller svenska?” In Humanetten no. 1, Växjö 1997. • “Rus och död – tidningsnotisen under 100 år.” In Språket och tiden. Ed. J. Blomqvist & G. Bruce. Lund, Lund University Press, 1997. • “Korrekturläsning – en ögonöppnare?” In Svenskans beskrivning 22. Förhandlingar vid Tjugoandra Sammankomsten för svenskans beskrivning. Lund den 18–19 oktober 1996. Lund University Press, Lund, 1997. • “Nyheter på undantag – notiser 1894 och 1994.” In Medietexter och medietolkningar. Ed. Claes-Göran Holmberg & Jan Svensson. Bokförlaget Nya Doxa 1995. • “Kunskap om språk är kunskap om människorna – en textanalys.” In Språkbruk, grammatik och språkförändring. Festskrift till Ulf Teleman 13.1.1994. Institutionen för nordiska språk, Lunds universitet, Lund 1994. • “Födelseannonsen i dagstidningar.” In Svenskans beskrivning 19. Förhandlingar vid Nittonde sammankomsten för svenskans beskrivning. Lund University Press, Lund, 1992. • “In Search of Irish Runes”. In Sagt och skrivet. Festskrift till David Kornhall den 5 november 1988. Institutionen för nordiska språk, Lund, 1988. • “Pregnancy – linguistic taboo.” In Papers from the Tenth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Bergen, June 11–13, 1987, Volume 1, ed. Victoria Rosén. Bergen, 1988. • “Graviditetsuttryck – kännedom, bruk och attityder.” In Svenskans beskrivning 15. Förhandlingar vid Sammankomsten för att dryfta frågor rörande svenskans beskrivning, Göteborg den 11–12 oktober 1985. Ed. Sture Allén, Lars-Gunnar Andersson, Jonas Löfström, Kerstin Nordenstam & Bo Ralph. Institutionen för svenska språket, Göteborg, 1985. Reviews of scholarly books • Lena Lind Palicki: Normaliserade föräldrar. En undersökning av Försäkringskassans broschyrer 1974–2007. Diss. 172 pp. Örebro 2010, forthcoming in Språk och stil, 2011. • Textvård. Att läsa, skriva och bedöma texter. In Skrifter utgivna av Svenska språknämnden 94. Stockholm, 2006. In Humanetten no. 19, 2007. • Kåseristil by Magnus Fernberg, doctoral dissertation in Scandinavian Languages. In Språk & stil. Tidskrift för svensk språkforskning 14, 2004. • Genusperspektiv på språk by Kerstin Nordenstam, published by Högskoleverket, 2003. • Intimitetens villkor, Pia Lundahl’s doctoral dissertation in ethnology. “The Conditions of Intimacy. Sex, sexuality, and narratives about the self”. In NORA, Nordic Journal of Women’s Studies, Number 2, Volume 9, 2002. • Talspråkslära för journalister och andra by Håkan Hanson. In Humanetten no. 10, Växjö 2002. • Intimitetens villkor, Pia Lundahl’s doctoral dissertation in ethnology. In Humanetten no. 10, Växjö, 2002. • “RIS, SKÄVER OCH SKÄRVA. Folklig kategorisering av några barnsjukdomar ur ett kognitivt semantiskt perspektiv”. A review of Asbjørg Westum’s dissertation. In Humanetten no. 2, Växjö 1999 och Rig no. 4, 1999. • Recension av: Holm, Gösta: Nordiska studier / redaktörer: Christer Platzack och Ulf Teleman; under medverkan av Jan Einarsson .... Gardar. 1996 (27), 1997. • Recension av: Steinunn Sigurðardóttir: Fiskarnas kärlek.. Gardar. 1995 (26), 1996. B. Pedagogical Activities Pedagogical training • Course in the computer programme N’vivo, Linnaeus University, 8–9 Mar 2012. • Course in presentation techniques, Lund University, 1992. • Course in poster presentation, Lund University, 1993. • Introduction to practical network use, Lund Computer Centre, 3 May 1993. • Course in problem-based teaching, Lund University, 1994. • Course in difficult dialogues in professional life, Växjö University College, 1998 • Course in practical university pedagogics, UPC at Växjö University, 2001. • Course in the supervision of doctoral students, UPC at Växjö University, 2000–2001. • Course in project leadership, Växjö University, 2004. • Course in academic leadership, Växjö University, spring term 2008. Study trips • Scholarly visits and participation in teaching and seminars at the University of the Faroe Islands, in total six weeks 17–27 Apr 2001, 22 Apr–4 May 2003, and 18–30 Sep 2005. Teaching and supervision: high school and tertiary levels • Supervision and examination of numerous essays on bachelor’s level and master’s level, Växjö University, 1997 to date. • Planning of full-year programmes and term programmes for university teaching teams, as well as the planning and teaching of a large number of course modules on the A–E levels, as the main teacher or course coordinator, Växjö University, 1998¬–2002. • • Planning, teaching, and examination of advanced course “Gender, class, ethnicity and generation”, spring term, 2007. • Planning, teaching, and examination of advanced course “Short story, short news item and medical record”, Växjö University, autumn term 1999 and spring term 2000. • Planning and delivery of “Newspaper Swedish”, including teaching and examination, Växjö University, 1998. • Planning and delivery of “Writing for Journalists”, Department of Literature, Lund University, 1992–2002. • Teaching and supervision on the A–D levels (1982–1997) at the Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University (26 terms, approximately 2800 teaching hours), as well as teaching and supervision at the A–E levels (1997–2010) at the School of Humanities, Växjö University, Linnaeus University (26 terms, approximately 4000 teaching hours). The above includes: various types of introductory and survey courses; courses in theory, methodology; courses in text and discourse analysis, grammar, contrastive grammar, phonetics, oral proficiency, written proficiency, sociolinguistics, stylistics and text, essay courses, language development and language learning. • Teacher on summer courses for the Swedish Institute (Swedish as a foreign language), 1985, 1986, 1987 (Helsingborg) and 1992 (Bräkne-Hoby). • Teaching at the Spyken high school in Lund, spring term 1991. Teaching and supervision: postgraduate education level • Delegate for the national subject conference on Swedish and Swedish as an L2 language, 19–20 Apr 2012, Vitterhetsakademien, Stockholm. • Main supervisor Ewa Bergh Nestlog, admitted as doctoral candidate Feb 2009. Project: Texts and Discourses in Pupil’s Writing (defence autumn term 2012). • Main supervisor Annelie Johans¬son (Swedish for Teaching Purposes), admitted 2008. Project: Teachers’ Praise and Assessment – On the Language of School Teachers in Compulsory Written Judgements (defence spring term 2014). • Main supervisor Astrid Skoglund (Swedish), admitted 2008. Project: Inform or Indoctrinate? Official Texts about Addiction 1983–2008 (defence autumn term 2012). • Main supervisor Ola Svensson (Swedish), admitted 2008. Project: Place-names and the Administration of Justice. Centrality in the Landscape from a Linguistic Perspective (defence autumn term 2013). • Main supervisor Patricia Staaf (Swedish), admitted 2009. Project: Students with Swedish as a Second Language meet the Swedish University (defence autumn term 2013). • Planning, teaching, and examination of doctoral level course “Academic writing”, 7.5 ECTS, Växjö University, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2012. • Planning, teaching, and examination of doctoral level course “Linguistic Theories” (Språkvetenskapliga teorier), 15 ECTS, Växjö University, 2008. • Planning, teaching, and examination of doctoral level course “Text and Discourse Analysis”, 7.5 ECTS, Växjö University, 2008. • Planning, teaching, and examination of doctoral level course “Text and Reading”, 7.5 ECTS, Växjö University, 2009. • Main supervisor of Ewa Bergh Nestlog’s licentiate thesis, Feb 2006: Perspektiv i elevtexter: skrift¬ligt argumen¬te¬ran¬de i grundskolans mellanår, Feb 2008. Course development and pedagogical projects • Member of a group that developed a master’s programme at the School of Humanities, courses in Academic Writing, Text Theory and text Analysis, Intermediality, Didactics and Proficiency of Knowledge, Växjö University, 2006–2007. • Development of a new introductory course in Scandinavian Languages 1–40 points, and continuation course, Växjö University, Växjö University, 1998 and 2001. • Planning and teaching in the interdisciplinary course Science and Communication in Scandinavian Languages, Philosophy and History), 1–20 points, 1999. Education planning and administration • Scientific leader (since 2001) and subject representative for Swedish, Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 1999 to date. • Responsible for planning the courses offered on the postgraduate level, 2009¬–2010. • Leader of the enrolment of new doctoral students, Växjö University, spring term 2008. • Responsible for the adaptation of the doctoral education programme to the European standard provided for by the Bologna process, 2005. • Contributor to the initial planning of the research education programme in Scandinavian Languages at Växjö University, 2000. • Director of Studies for Scandinavian Languages. Responsibilities included preparation of information for the university’s course catalogue; preparation of faculty work schedules; credit approval for students; planning of introductory meetings; supervision of timetable planning; compilation of a quick reference book for administrative procedures within the department. Växjö University, 1999. • Planning and delivering research days for high school teachers, Växjö University, 1999. • Responsible for preparing external referees to examine on the master education programme in Scandinavian languages, 1999. Pedagogical leadership • 2011: Linnaeus University students’ award to an outstanding supervisor and teacher. The students’ citation for the award: “Gunilla Byrman gives top priority to her role as supervisor and always gives a quick and competent response. In her supervising she focuses on the content, the form and the function of the doctoral students’ texts. She is meticulous and authoritative. One can therefore feel secure with her supervision, which is both demanding and affectionate. Byrman is personal and sympathetic without compromising her professional stance – exemplary as a researcher and supervisor.” • Director of Studies for Scandinavian Languages. Responsibilities included preparation of information for the university’s course catalogue; preparation of faculty work schedules; credit approval for students; planning of introductory meetings; supervision of timetable planning; compilation of a quick reference book for administrative procedures within the department. Växjö University, 1999. • Chair for numerous doctoral seminars at both at Linnaeus University, Växjö, 1 Sep 2008 to date. • Scientific leader and subject representative for Swedish, Linnaeus University, 1 Jul 1998 to date. Pedagogical seminar • Invited to give a seminar on academic writing, Luleå University of Technology, Apr 2010. • Invited to give a seminar on the importance of language and structure in degree theses, Luleå University of Technology, Nov 2010. • Participating in a seminar on disputation (viva) techniques at the National Research School in Teaching and Learning, Karlstad, 15–16 Feb 2007. • Participating in a seminar in Systemic Functional Grammar, Göte¬borg, 10–11 Nov 2006. • Lecture “On short news items and newspaper language” to journalist students at the Journalist Institute in Göteborg, 2000. • Lecture “The newspaper short past and present”, course for journalists at Fojo, Kalmar, 19 Feb 1997. Publications Books • Verktyg för textanalys (Tools for text analysis). Compendium for translators in training. School of Humanities, Växjö University, autumn term 2005. • Arbetsbok (Workbook for students of journalism). Department of Literature, Lund 2003. • Skrivövningar (Writing exercises for students of journalism). Department of Literature, Lund 1999. • Fonetikhäftet (Phonetics teaching material for teachers and foreign students, 1994, 1997. • Grammatikhäftet (Grammar teaching material for compulsory school teachers) 1998. • Schemagrammatik. Svenska strukturer och vardagsfraser, a beginner’s grammar (with Britta Holm). Svenska Institutet, Stockholm 1992. In 1998 the book was translated into German, Russian and English (Schematic Grammar. Swedish Structures and Everyday Phrases). • Basgrammatik (grammar teaching material for undergraduates) (with Nils Jörgensen) 1984. Articles • “Drömmen om ett hållbart textbygge”. In Den skrivande studenten. Idéer, erfarenheter och forskning från Textverkstaden vid Växjö. Editor Maria Lindgren. Report¬s from School of Humanities no. 15, Växjö University, 2005. Reviews of pedagogical books • Studentens skrivhandbok by K. Schött, L. Melin, H. Strand & B. Moberg. In Humanetten no. 4, Växjö 1999. • “Till skönlitteraturens lov” a review of Skrivutveckling och skrivundervisning by K. Bergöö, K. Jönsson & J. Nilsson. In Svenska i skolan. En tidskrift för kompetens¬utveck¬ling i språk, litteratur och kultur i skolan, no. 4 1998. C. Other Activities Assignments outside academia • How Police language influences the judicial process. Radio ¬inter¬view (approx. 15 min.) with G. Byrman & S. Ask on the local current affairs programme Fokus. Reporter: Anne-Sofie Ottosson, Kalmar, 26 May 2010. • Invited to the Lund Literary Society. Från ballad till rock. Text och musik i svensk vistradition, “Så red jag mig öfver sjumila skogen”. On medieval ballads past and present (with Karin Eriksson and Magnus Gustafsson), 23 Nov 2010. • Participation in 10 national and local radio programmes, including “Gråt inte forska” 1985, “Mitt i musiken” 1985–2010. • Invited by the Swedish Academy to propose candidates for the Nobel Prize in Literature, 2008 to date. • “On newspaper headlines and headline language”, in-service training for jour¬na¬lists at Sydsvenska Dagbladet, 8 Apr 2004. • “On language and translation” at the Association of Managerial Secretaries in Southern Sweden, Växjö, 2002. • “On shorts and newspaper language” at the Senior Journalists’ Academy in Southern Sweden, Lund, 2000. • Responsible for the arrangement for Open Lectures at Växjö University, autumn term, 1999. • “Global and local news” at Open Lectures at Växjö University, autumn term, 1999. • “Intoxication and death – newspaper shorts during 100 years” at Open Lectures at Lund University, spring term 1997. • “Om stilen på filen. Två förpackningar och en läsning” (A stylistic reading of two diary packages) Open Lectures at Växjö University, 1999. • “Nu vill jag rappa det blev en mamma och en pappa” (On modern birth notices) at the Humanities Society Växjö, spring term 1999. • “Was it a he or a she?” at Open Lectures at Lund University, spring term 1994. Administration • Chair of the Panel Postgraduate Students and Research (FHS NF) in the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences, Linnaeus University, 13 Sep 2011 to 31 Dec 2012. • Ordinary member of the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences (FHS) at Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2010 to date. • Ordinary member and deputy chair of the Panel of Professors and Associate Professors (FHS PDN) for recruiting research staff to the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences at Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2010 to date. • Ordinary member and deputy chair of the Panel Postgraduate Students and Research (FHS NF) in the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences, Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2010 to 30 Aug 2011. • Ordinary member and deputy chair (2011-03-11 of Committee for Grants, at Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2011 to date. • Deputy chair of the Linguistic Research Committee at the School of Language and Literature, Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2010 to date. • Member of the Research Committee at the School of Language and Literature, Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2010 to date. • Scientific leader and subject representative for Swedish, Linnaeus University, monitoring of doctoral students’ individual study plans, from 1 Jan 2008. • Engagement of expert advisors for new employments, 1 Jul 2002 to date. • Deputy chair of the Linguistic Research Committee at the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 2006–2009. • Deputy member of the Postgraduate Education Committee at the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences, Växjö University, 2006–2009. • Ordinary member of the board of the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 2003–2006. • Chair of the deliberation group for Swedish and Literature at School of Humanities, Växjö University, 2003–2006. • Deputy member of the board of the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 2007–2009. • Local contact for the network Nordliks, Nordic Network for Student and Teacher Exchange, 2001–2008. • Ordinary member of the panel for undergraduate education at Växjö University, 2004–2005. • Member of the department’s consultation group for compiling a development plan for Växjö University, autumn term 1999. • Member of the Linguistic Research Committee and the Research Committee for Teaching Language and Literature at the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 2002–2009. • Examiner and supervisor for postgraduate education in Scandinavian Languages, 2002 to date. • Member of the Humanities and Social Science Faculty Board’s research education committee, Linnaeus University, 1 Jan 2005 to date. • Director of Studies for Scandinavian Languages. Responsibilities included preparation of information for the university’s course catalogue; preparation of faculty work schedules; credit approval for students; planning of introductory meetings; supervision of timetable planning; compilation of a quick reference book for administrative procedures within the department. Växjö University, 1999. • Ordinary member of the research committee at the School of Humanities, Växjö University and Linnaeus University, School of Language and Literature, 1998 to date. • Member of the committee for the quality programme at the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 1999. • Member of the group for course development at the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 1999. • Study advisor, Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University (50%), 25 May–20 Nov 1981. • Assistant on summer courses for Nordic students at the Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University, 1980–1982. • Assistant at the Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University. Responsibilities included: examination invigilation; registration of students; planning the teaching timetable for the whole department; library duties; member of the departmental council, 1 Jan 1976–31 Dec 1981. Administrative leadership • Scientific leader and subject representative for Scandinavian Languages and Swedish, Växjö University and Linnaeus University, 1998 to date. • Responsible for planning and leading the Language Research Seminar at the School of Humanities, Växjö University, 2008–2009. • Locally responsible for the national evaluation of the research education programme in Scandinavian Languages, Växjö University, 1999–2000. • Director of Studies for Scandinavian Languages, Växjö University. Responsible for the budget and economic status for these subjects; employment planning including the employment of temporary lecturers and the presentation of grounds for the full-time employment of new staff, 1999. Publications Reviews of scientific books in daily newspapers • “Profylaxkurs för språkvårdare”, review of Vett och etikett i språket by Lars Melin. In Sydsvenska Dagbladet 1998. Translation • Translation of an Icelandic saga, The Tale of Audun and the Polar Bear (Berättelsen om Audun och isbjörnen), Gardar 1991. Various • “Den kvicka och glada från Hovmantorp”. In Vänboken till Barbro Johansson, Växjö 2008. • “I högra hörnet behöver vi ona, emu och nek” in Stark kvinna på sju bokstäver: Vänskrift till Solveig Hammarbäck 2006. Report¬s from School of Humanities no. 17, Växjö University, 2006.

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