Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen
Phone: +47 93227854
Ingunn Lunde is Professor of Russian at the University of Bergen. Her research interests include sociolinguistics, language policy, East Slavic medieval culture, and Russian literature of the 19th–21st centuries. She is the author of Verbal Celebrations: Kirill of Turov’s Homiletic Rhetoric and its Byzantine Sources (Harrassowitz 2001), Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia (Edinburgh UP 2018) and Fragmenter av fortid: Historiens rolle i russisk samtidslitteratur (Dreyer 2019) and editor/co-editor of twelve books, among them (with M. S. Gorham and M. Paulsen) Digital Russia: The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication (Routledge 2014). She is managing editor ofScando-Slavica (2016–2022), co-editor of Poljarnyj vestnik (2013–) and founder and editor-in-chief of the book series Slavica Bergensia (2000–). Lunde is actively involved in outreach activities for Norwegian audiences, ranging from public talks and feature articles to podcasts, panels, media appearances and interviews.
East Slavic medieval culture, contemporary Russian literature, contemporary Ukrainian literature.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS ON UKRAINE
- Lunde, Ingunn. Verbal Celebrations: Kirill of Turov’s Homiletic Rhetoric and its Byzantine Sources. Munich: Harrassowitz, 2001.
- Lunde, Ingunn. “Rhetorical Enargeia and Linguistic Pragmatics: On Speech-Reporting Strategies in East Slavic Medieval Hagiography and Homiletics.” Journal of Historical Pragmatics 5/1 (2004), 49–80.
- Lunde, Ingunn. “When the Devil Quotes the Psalms: On the Function of Reported Speech in the Tale of Boris and Gleb.” Harvard Ukrainian Studies 28, nos. 1–4, (2009 ), 225–235.