Annjo Klungervik Greenall

Professor Department of Language and Literature

+47 73596790 +47 45484607
Dragvoll, Edvard Bulls veg 1, Bygg 5*5534

Background and activities

Research interests:

  • Translation Studies (translation of pragmatic phenomena (e.g. swearing); audiovisual translation, translation of/and humour, song translation, translation and society)
  • Sociolinguistics (English as a global language, the spread of English via popular cultrue, language choice in Norwegian/Scandinavian popular music, Norwegian/English code-switching)
  • Pragmatics (flouting, implicature, intercultural communication)

Project participation:

Voices of Translation: Rewriting Literary Texts in a Scandinavian Context (UiO)

Translation projects:

In 2012 I released a CD with my own translations into Norwegian of a selection of songs from Billie Holiday's reportoire. The CD can be bought on iTunes, or you can send me an email to request a physical copy.

Popular dissemination:

In addition to publishing articles for a broader audience in the daily press, appearing on radio and giving talks at various kinds of event (see CRIStin), I sometimes publish short articles on my blog, on the topic of 'English in Norway' (in Norwegian).


  • ENG3123 Translation
  • ENG1001 Global English
  • ENG2501 Global English and Popular Culture


I supervise MA theses and PhD dissertations within all three areas outlined above. This is a list of MA theses I have supervised within the field of Translation Studies: If you have an idea for a project, please don't hesitate to contact me.