Frans Gregersen

Frans Gregersen

Professor, emeritus, Professor emeritus

Member of:

    External duties:

     

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

    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

    Current research

    For the moment I am working on:

    • Sociolinguistic theories
    • The history of linguistics, in particular the history of structuralism in Denmark
    • Language in the great cities of Europe, from a historical perspective
    • 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.

    Selected publications

    1. Published

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

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

      Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

    2. Published

      Sildig Opvaagnen, men til hvad?

      Gregersen, Frans, 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, Frans, 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, Frans, Kristiansen, Tore (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, Frans, Josephson, O., Kristoffersen, G., Östman, J., Holmen, Anne, Londen, M. & al, E., 5 May 2018, Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers. 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, Frans, Jensen, Torben Juel & Pharao, Nicolai, 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, Frans & Cornips, L., 22 Sep 2016, In: Journal of Sociolinguistics. 20, 4, p. 498-524 27 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

    8. Published

      Sideways: Five methodological studies of sociolinguistic interviews

      The UCPH LANCHART Centre, T. U. L. C., 21 Jun 2017, In: Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics . 50, 1, p. 1-35 36 p., 1.

      Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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