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Browsing Doktorsritgerðir- HÍ by School "School of Humanities (UI)"

Browsing Doktorsritgerðir- HÍ by School "School of Humanities (UI)"

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  • Brynjólfsson, Guðmundur S. (University of Iceland, 2022-05)
    Í þessari ritgerð er könnuð staða skáldsins og þýðandans Jóns Óskars á íslenskum menningarvettvangi. Höfundarverki Jóns er fylgt eftir frá því hann fer að láta að sér kveða opinberlega á fimmta áratug síðustu aldar og nánast allt þar til hann lést 20. ...
  • Ólafsson, Skúli Sigurður (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Guðfræði- og trúarbragðafræðideild, 2014-03-26)
    Lord’s Supper in Iceland 1570-1720. Procedure and Impact The Lord’s Supper in Iceland in the period from 1570 to 1720 is the core focus of this thesis. Limited research has been undertaken on this topic, despite its significance for a greater understanding ...
  • Schmid, Magdalena Maria E (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-12-12)
    This thesis aims to refine the accuracy and precision of radiocarbon (14C) datasets in order to better understand the timing of archaeological and palaeoenvironmental events relating to important issues like mobility, colonisation, human impacts and ...
  • Santanicchia, Massimo (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, School of Education, 2022-10)
    Becoming Cosmopolitan Citizen Architects: A Reflection on Architectural Education in a Nordic–Baltic Perspective This doctoral thesis contributes to the discussion of how architectural education can be advanced to respond better to the current climate ...
  • Parigoris, Angelos (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2022)
    Archaeology has been fundamentally entangled in colonial power dynamics and nationalist schemes. This entanglement is clearly evident in Iceland, as our discipline has been, and continues to be, a vital tool in shaping and reshaping the Icelandic ...
  • Aðalsteinsdóttir, Auður (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Íslensku- og menningardeild, 2016-02)
    Í þessari ritgerð er fjallað um vald ritdómara og virkni ritdóma á íslensku bókmenntasviði sem og í alþjóðlegu samhengi, allt frá upphafi fjölmiðlunar til dagsins í dag. Sýnt er fram á að vald ritdómarans er ætíð ótraust og að hann á sífellt á hættu ...
  • Westcoat, Eirik (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2021-08)
    This work investigates the Icelandic folktale figure known as the kraftaskáld (power poet, hereafter anglicized as kraftaskald). Prominent in Icelandic folklore of the Post-Reformation period of the sixteenth through early twentieth centuries, these ...
  • Rosatti, Stefano (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2022-04)
    Abstract This dissertation focuses above all on Clemente Rebora’s epistolary: that of 1916, 1920-1923 and 1913-1914 respectively. In Chapter I, the analysis concerns the period, following a war accident and its very serious consequences on his ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stefánsdóttir, Ástríður (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2022-05-03)
    This thesis explores the meaning of medicine and considers ethical challenges that arise when medicine's limits are tested as it enters new grounds. The methodology and argumentation used in the thesis can be described as a two-step process. In the ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Walser III, Joe (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2021-03)
    Volcanic eruptions can cause significant human health and environmental threats both during and after their event due to the hazardous materials and gases that are actively or passively released into the surrounding environment. Historical records ...
  • Sigurvinsson, Jón Ásgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, 2019)
    Hinn svokallaði þakkarsálmur Hiskía konungs í 38. Kafla Jesaja hefur löngum þótt afar erfiður viðfangs, ekki síst vegna meints bágborins varðveisluástands 16. vers, sem auk v. 17a, hefur verið dæmt óskiljanlegt og jafnvel kallað “martröð riskýrandans” ...
  • Kaldakvísl Eygerðardóttir, Dalrún (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2022)
    Ráðskonur eiga sér langa sögu í íslensku samfélagi. Meginmarkmið rannsóknarinnar er að rannsaka störf og félagslega stöðu ráðskvenna sem störfuðu á einkaheimilum í sveit á Íslandi á tímabilinu 1950–2000. Í bakgrunnskafla er einnig fjallað stuttlega um ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Sigrún Margrét (2020-06)
    Hrollvekjur um reimleikahús snúast oftar en ekki um heila, enda getur verið reimt í heilanum ekki síður en í húsum. Afturgangan í sinni einföldustu mynd hverfist um fortíð sem snýr aftur til að ásækja einstaklinga (sögupersónur eða lifendur), en þessi ...
  • Isenmann, Vanessa Monika (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2022)
    The dissertation addresses informal Icelandic writing practices in online communication, often referred to as computer-mediated communication (CMC). Specifically, the dissertation studies the linguistic practices of native Icelandic speakers on Facebook ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Guðbjörg Rannveig (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2015-02)
    This thesis is a study of the aesthetics of Icelandic landscapes. The aim of the thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of landscape and the values which are derived from the aesthetic experience of Icelandic landscapes, and to think ...