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Frans Gregersen

Frans Gregersen

Professor

External duties:

 

  • Member of the editorial board for Acta Linguistica Hafniensia
  • Member of the editorial board for the journal Language in Society 2014-

Current research

For the moment I am working on:

  • The history of linguistics, in particular Rasmus Rask
  • Language in the great cities of Europe, from a historical perspective
  • Grammatical gender in spoken Danish and other Germanic languages
  • Danish in contact with Spanish and English (Project: Danish voices in the Americas)
  • The relationship between discourse contexts and phonetic and grammatical variation
  • The relationship between Danish and Swedish in the Øresund region (DASVA)

Impact

At the Faculty of Humanities my research is used as an example of the impact the humanities researchers have on society.
Read the case: Spoken language is a dynamic entity.

Primary fields of research

  • Sociolinguistic analyses of spoken and written Danish
  • History of the Danish speech community 1900-2000
  • History of Danish linguistics and its international background

Teaching

  • Danish language, speech and writing
  • Sociolinguistics
  • History of Linguistics, in particular Danish linguistics
  • Mother tongue didactics of Danish

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The Logic of comparability: On genres and phonetic variation in a project on language change in real time

    Gregersen, F. & Barner-Rasmussen, M. 10 Apr 2011 In : Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. 7, 1, p. 7-36 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Sildig Opvaagnen, men til hvad?

    Gregersen, F. 31 Jan 2011 Ordmagneten: nitten tekster om sprog og litteratur til Jørn Lund i anledning af 65-års-dagen. Fahl, L. K., Gehlert Nielsen, J. & Trap-Jensen, L. (eds.). 1 ed. København: Gyldendal, p. 103-128 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Sociolingvistik og sproghistorie: Om uniformitetshypotesen

    Gregersen, F. 25 Feb 2011 Studier i svenska språkets historia 11 : Förhandlingar vid Elfte sammankomsten för svenska språkets historia i Uppsala 23-24 april 2010. Reinhammar, M. (ed.). Uppsala: Gustav Adolfs Akademi, p. 49-68 20 p. (Acta Academiae regiae Gustavi Adolphi ; No. 113).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Københavnsk sociolingvistik: festskrift til Frans Gregersen på 60-årsdagen

    Gregersen, F., Kristiansen, T. (ed.), Jørgensen, J. N. (ed.) & Pedersen, I. L. (ed.) 7 Apr 2009 Oslo: Novus forlag. 280 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearch

  5. Published

    More parallel please

    Gregersen, F., Josephson, O., Kristoffersen, G., Östman, J-O., Holmen, A., Londen, M. & al, E. 5 May 2018 Kbh: Nordisk Ministerraad. 66 p. ( Tema Nord; No. 523, Vol. 2018).

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

  6. Published

    Comparing speech samples: On the challenge of comparability in panel studies of language change in real time

    Gregersen, F., Jensen, T. J. & Pharao, N. 2017 Panel studies of language variation and change. Wagner, S. E. & Buchstaller, I. (eds.). New York & London: Routledge, Vol. 1, p. 155-180 26 p. (Routledge Studies in Language Change).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    The Impact of Labov's Contribution to general Linguistic Theory

    Gregersen, F. & Cornips, L. 22 Sep 2016 In : Journal of Sociolinguistics. 20, 4, p. 498-524 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Sideways: Five methodological studies of sociolinguistic interviews

    The UCPH LANCHART Centre 21 Jun 2017 In : Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics . 49, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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