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Terttu Nevalainen

Academy Professor 2010-14

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

1987 …2019
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Curriculum vitae

Terttu Nevalainen

- Master of Arts 1977 (English philology, phonetics, general linguistics, Romance philology, theoretical philosophy), PGCE (English) 1978, Licentiate degree 1986, University of Helsinki

- postgraduate studies 1980–81, University College London

- PhD 1991, University of Helsinki

- Associate professor 1993–97, University of Helsinki

- Visiting researcher and lecturer in 1992, 1994 and 1996, University of Cambridge

- Professor and Chair of English Philology 1997–, University of Helsinki

- Senior researcher 1996–97, 2001–02, 2008–09, Academy of Finland

- Leverhulme Visiting Professor 2007, University of Sheffield

- Academy Professor 2010–14, Academy of Finland

- Director of the Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English, 2001-

- Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 2001–

- Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), 2019–

Major research themes: English language and its variation and change, corpus linguistic research, historical sociolinguistics, English during the Tudor and Stuart period.

See further:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terttu_Nevalainen

http://375humanistia.helsinki.fi/en/humanists/terttu-nevalainen

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Historical sociolinguisticss
  • Corpus linguistics

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1987 2019

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

Historical sociolinguistics: Language change in Tudor and Stuart England

Nevalainen, T. & Raumolin-Brunberg, H., 2016, Second, revised edition ed. Abingdon: Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group. 306 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Significance testing of word frequencies in corpora

Lijffijt, J., Nevalainen, T., Säily, T., Papapetrou, P., Puolamäki, K. & Mannila, H., 2016, In : Digital Scholarship in the Humanities : DSH . 31, 2, p. 374-397 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Social networks and language change in Tudor and Stuart London ‒ only connect?

Nevalainen, T., 1 Jul 2015, In : English Language and Linguistics. 19, 2, p. 269-292 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

What are historical sociolinguistics?

Nevalainen, T., 28 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics. 1, 2, p. 243–269 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2005 2019

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

Activities 1989 2019

University of Helsinki, Department of Modern Languages (External organisation)

Terttu Nevalainen (Chair)
2012 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics (Journal)

Terttu Nevalainen (Editor)
2013 → …

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

Oxford University Press (Publisher)

Terttu Nevalainen (Editor in chief)
2010 → …

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

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

Terttu Nevalainen (Editor in chief)
2007 → …

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

Why "cannot" instead of "can not"? Searching corpora for spelling variation

Taimi Terttu Annikki Nevalainen (Speaker)
4 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

375 Humanistia/ 375 Humanists

Terttu Nevalainen

07/09/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

VARIENG blog posts (5)

Terttu Nevalainen

01/01/2014

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

VARIENG blog posts (9)

Terttu Nevalainen

01/01/2013

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview for University of Helsinki News & Events

Terttu Nevalainen

29/09/2011

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview for the Journal of English Linguistics

Terttu Nevalainen

01/01/2011

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media