Karin Milles

Karin Milles


I am a linguist, with a special interest in gendered language ideologies and feminist language activism.

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Culture and Education


Karin Milles is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Culture and Learning at Södertörn University (tenure), Sweden. She was born in 1969 and finished her PhD at Stockholm University, Sweden in 2003.

In her research, her main focus is gender, language and language planning. She is currently conducting research on the Swedish feminist movement and the Swedish language.

She has also written about the Swedish feminist language planning initiatives to introduce a gender neutral pronoun (hen), a feminist word for the hymen (slidkrans) and a value free word for female genitalia (snippa).

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