Dorthe Duncker

Dorthe Duncker


Primary fields of research

Danish language, digital text, reflexivity of language, creation of language norms.

Current research

Linguistic reflexivity, foundational issues for language and communication studies, integrational linguistics.

Language in Time and Context with i.a. Bettina Perregaard. In the collective research project Creativity and Dynamics in the Processes of Language Conventionalization we investigated how language conventions are created, sustained and how they change.

Danish Under Digital Study (DUDS) with Prof. Hanne Ruus. DUDS is a research site appealing to university students, high school undergraduates, researchers, and people generally interested in language and old Danish texts.

Fields of interest

Communication theories, language theories, language norms, language technology, corpus linguistics, formulaic language.


Teaching (all university levels) Danish language (old and modern), language theory, digital textual scholarship, computational philology.

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