Tanja Säily

PhD

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

20052020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Assistant Professor in English Language. Research interests: corpus linguistics, digital humanities, historical sociolinguistics, English lexis and morphology.

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages

Publications

History of English as punctuated equilibria? A meta-analysis of the rate of linguistic change in Middle English

Nevalainen, T., Säily, T., Vartiainen, T., Liimatta, A. & Lijffijt, J., 2020, In : Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics. 6, 2, 40 p., 20190008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Wrangling with non-standard data

Mäkelä, E., Lagus, K., Lahti, L., Säily, T., Tolonen, M., Hämäläinen, M., Kaislaniemi, S. & Nevalainen, T., 2020, Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th Conference: Riga, Latvia, October 21-23, 2020. Reinsone, S., Skadiņa, I., Baklāne, A. & Daugavietis, J. (eds.). Aachen: CEUR-WS.org, p. 81-96 16 p. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; vol. 2612).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Explorations into the social contexts of neologism use in early English correspondence

Säily, T., Mäkelä, E. & Hämäläinen, M., 2018, In : Pragmatics & Cognition. 25, 1, p. 30-49 20 p.

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Change or variation? Productivity of the suffixes -ness and -ity

Säily, T., 2018, Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach. Nevalainen, T., Palander-Collin, M. & Säily, T. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, p. 197-218 22 p. (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; no. 8).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach

Nevalainen, T. (ed.), Palander-Collin, M. (ed.) & Säily, T. (ed.), 2018, Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 311 p. (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; no. 8)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Projects

COMHIS: Helsinki Computational History Group

Tolonen, M., Hengchen, S., Kanner, A., Säily, T., Vaara, V., Ijaz, A., Roivainen, H., Hill, M. J., Ros, R., Marjanen, J., Mäkelä, E., Tiihonen, I. & Lahti, L.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/01/2018 → …

Project: Research project

Reassessing language change: the challenge of real time / Reaaliajan haasteet kielen muutoksen tutkimuksessa

Nevalainen, T., Säily, T., Vartiainen, T., Dominowska, A., Öhman, E., Kesäniemi, J., Trudgill, P., Suomela, J. & Lijffijt, J.

01/09/201431/08/2018

Project: Research project

Research Unit for the Study of Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG)

ben-Aaron, D., Heikkinen, K., Fodor, A., Hall, A., Hintikka, M., Honkapohja, A., Juvonen, T., Kahlas-Tarkka, L., Kaislaniemi, S., Kerttula, S., Kilpinen, P., Kilpiö, M., Korhonen, M., Laitinen, M., Lehto, A., Lähdesmäki, S. M., Marttila, V., Mauranen, A., Mäkinen, M. S., McConchie, R., Meurman-Solin, A., Nevala, M., Nevalainen, T., Nurmi, A., Nuutinen, T., Paananen-Porkka, M., Paatola, U., Pahta, P. I., Palander-Collin, M., Peitsara, K., Ratia, M., Raumolin-Brunberg, H., Rissanen, M., Sairio, A., Sorva, E., Suhr, C., Stenvall, M., Säily, T., Taavitsainen, I., Hiltunen, T., Timofeeva, O., Tissari, H., Tyrkkö, J., Valtonen, I., Vartiainen, T., Vasko, A. & Österman, A.

01/01/2005 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Prizes

Best paper award at DHN 2019

Hill, Mark J. (Recipient), Vaara, Ville (Recipient), Säily, Tanja (Recipient), Leo Lahti (Recipient) & Tolonen, Mikko (Recipient), 8 Mar 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Best paper award at DHN 2020

Mäkelä, Eetu (Recipient), Lagus, Krista (Recipient), Leo Lahti (Recipient), Säily, Tanja (Recipient), Tolonen, Mikko (Recipient), Hämäläinen, Mika (Recipient), Samuli Kaislaniemi (Recipient) & Nevalainen, Terttu (Recipient), 23 Oct 2020

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

International Society for the Linguistics of English (External organisation)

Tanja Säily (Secretary)

Oct 2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Studies in variation, contacts and change in english (Journal)

Tanja Säily (Editor)

13 Dec 2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of series

The OED and historical text collections: Discovering new words

Tanja Säily (Speaker), & Eetu Mäkelä (Speaker)

5 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Towards the inevitable demise of everybody? A multifactorial analysis of -one/-body/-man variation in indefinite pronouns in historical American English

Emily Öhman (Speaker), , Tanja Säily (Speaker), & Mikko Laitinen (Speaker)

2 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Comparing intellectual poses: Public authority, actual and represented

Tanja Säily (Speaker), & Mark J. Hill (Speaker)

21 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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