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  • Sigurjónsdóttir, Sigríður; Nowenstein, Iris; Þorvaldsdóttir, Þorbjörg; Guðmundsdóttir, Dagbjört (Cascadilla Press, 2020)
    onsidering work on quantitative input effects and the possible distributive characteristics of bilingual knowledge (e.g. Pearson et al. 1997; Oller, Pearson & Cobo-Lewis 2007; Thordardottir 2011 and 2014; Paradis & Grüter 2014; Unsworth 2015 ...
  • Ingason, Anton Karl (Ubiquity Press, Ltd., 2016-10-04)
    This squib studies the order in which elements are added to the shared context of interlocutors in a conversation. It focuses on context updates within one hierarchical structure and argues that structurally higher elements are entered into the context ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (Isländska sällskapet, 2017-12-21)
    The article deals with the birth of a linguistic norm in Iceland and Italy. The dis­cussion focuses on four works, which lay the foundations for the discussion of grammar and poetics in their respective vernaculars, namely Dante Alighieri’s De vulgari ...
  • Sigurðarson, Eiríkur Smári (Saxo-instituttet, Københavns Universitet, 2017-04-01)
    An exploration of Aristotle's ideal of science between the philosophy of Plato and the "historical" research best exemplified by Herodotus.
  • Konchak, William (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-11)
    This dissertation draws upon philosopher Pierre Hadot’s conception of philosophy as a way of life, which views philosophy as a process of self-transformation through engaging in practices (which Hadot characterizes as spiritual exercises) alongside ...
  • Drude, Sebastian; Ingason, Anton; Kristinsson, Ari Páll; Arnbjörnsdóttir, Birna; Sigurðsson, Einar Freyr; Rögnvaldsson, Eiríkur; Nowenstein, Iris; Sigurjónsdóttir, Sigríður (Foundation for Endangered Languages, 2017-10-19)
    This paper proposes that the digital domains of language use (DDLU) be included in future assessments of language vitality. DDLU, including the consumption of online content, engagement with social media and chat which now make an important, and rapidly ...
  • Eygerðardóttir, Dalrún J. (Gatha Cognition, 2018-06-15)
    This paper examines the story of the last female drifters in Iceland from the voices of women who remembered them. It examines the advantages of the woman-on-woman oral history interview when obtaining women’s perspectives on women’s history. An ...
  • Karlsson, Gunnar (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018)
    Í íslenskum miðaldalögum eru engin ákvæði um höfundarrétt. Höfundar nýttu sér hiklaust sögutexta annarra án leyfis, en skáld þáðu laun fyrir að yrkja lofkvæði um konunga og sagnamenn fyrir að skemmta með sögum við hirð Noregskonungs. Sagnalist varð ...
  • Unnsteinsson, Elmar (Informa UK Limited, 2018-03-21)
    I argue for a theory of the optimal function of the speech act of referring, called the edenic theory. First, the act of singular reference is defined directly in terms of Gricean communicative intentions. Second, I propose a doxastic constraint on the ...
  • Pétursson, Pétur (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
    Í þessari ritgerð er fjallað um það hvernig kirkjuleiðtogar, safnaðarfólk og prestar skilgreina hlutverk og verkefni þjóðkirkjunnar. Í ljós kemur að um er að ræða ólíkan kirkju- og embættisskilning. Með því að styðjast við hugtakið „kjörmynd“ (ideal ...
  • Quintana Cocolina, Carmen (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, 2021-01)
    Spanish author C. Martín Gaite developed a number of theories on communication and the interlocutor in her essays and articles, that she put in practice in her narrative work through author-reader and characters communicative interaction. This study ...
  • Benediktsdóttir, Ásta Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-11)
    In the late 1940s an Icelandic writer, Elías Mar (1924–2007), wrote and published novels that were set in Reykjavík and dealt with young men’s same-sex desire and sexual identity crisis. Later he became quite outspoken about his bisexuality and a ...
  • Sigurðsson, Magnús (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Íslensku- og menningardeild, 2019-09)
    Rannsóknin fjallar um bandaríska ljóðskáldið Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), með áherslu á túlkun og viðtökur ljóða hennar á síðari tímum, bæði erlendis sem og á Íslandi. Ritgerðin er þverfræðileg, á mörkum bókmenntafræði, þýðingafræði og ritlistar. ...
  • Hugason, Hjalti (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
    Nú á dögum standa yfir miklar deilur um sóknargjöld. Hið beina tilefni þeirra er að ríkis-valdið hefur í kjölfar efnahagshrunsins 2008 skert gjöldin miðað við það sem gert er ráð fyrir í gildandi lögum. Skerðingin er rökstudd með því að gjöldin séu ...
  • Harðarson, Gísli (Penn Graduate Linguistics Society, 2018-03-30)
    In this paper, I derive the asymmetries in morphosyntactic behaviors of synthetic and primary compounds through differences in terms of their formation. Following that, I examine how the resulting structures may regulate the interactions between the ...
  • Unnsteinsson, Elmar (Wiley, 2018-05-23)
    Many philosophers have argued or taken for granted that Frege's puzzle has little or nothing to do with identity statements. I show that this is wrong, arguing that the puzzle can only be motivated relative to a thinker's beliefs about the identity or ...
  • Halldórsdóttir, Erla Dóris (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2016-09)
    Þessi ritgerð er unnin út frá heimildum um tímabil sem tvær heilbrigðisstarfsstéttir á Íslandi gengu í gegnum á 120 árum, frá 1760–1880. Læknastétt var eingöngu skipuð körlum en í yfirsetukvennastétt gátu bæði lærðir sem ólærðir karlar og konur ...
  • Konchak, William (Philosophy Documentation Center, 2020)
    This paper explores the Greek conception of theoria, Gadamer’s interpretation of it, and how he applies it to his own hermeneutics. In particular, the transition that Gadamer makes from traditional metaphysical perspectives of theoria in ancient thought ...
  • Feeney, Oliver; Borry, Pascal; Felzmann, Heike; Galvagni, Lucia; Haukkala, Ari; Loi, Michele; Nordal, Salvör; Rakic, Vojin; Riso, Brigida; Sterckx, Sigrid; Vears, Danya (Springer Nature, 2017-10-24)
    The introduction of Web 2.0 technology, along with a population increasingly proficient in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), coupled with the rapid advancements in genetic testing methods, has seen an increase in the presence of ...
  • Þórhallsdóttir, Guðrún (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-12-20)
    Í greininni er fjallað um sögu nafnorðanna gleðimaður, sem þekkt er úr íslensku máli að fornu og nýju, og gleðikona sem birtist fyrst í heimild frá 18. öld. Auk þess er sagt frá fleiri samsettum orðum með gleði- sem fyrri lið sem hafa verið notuð um ...