Elizabeth Peterson


    Research areas

  • 6121 Languages - Linguistics, Variation and Change, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Language Contact, Language attitudes, Language ideology

Description of research and teaching

English as a global language, dialects and varieties of English, English as a contact language, linguistic politeness, variation, pragmatic borrowing, sociolinguistics



ENG 225: Global and Regional Variation

Eng 241: What we can learn from "bad" English

Eng 331, Language & Gender

Eng 121, Linguistics Tutorial

Eng 230: Proseminar in Pragmatics

ENG 230: Proseminar on Language Contact

Description of research and teaching

Elizabeth Peterson's university blog http://blogs.helsinki.fi/epeterso/

Description of research and teaching

Twitter @epeterso


Latest publications

  1. The nativization of pragmatic borrowings in remote language contact situations

    Peterson, E. May 2017 In : Journal of Pragmatics. 113, p. 116-126 11 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Nisser taler ikke engelsk: En svanesang over dansk i Sanpete County, Utah

    Peterson, E. & Kühl, K. 10 Mar 2017 In : Mål + mæle. 3/2016, p. 4-10 7 p.

    Research output: General publicArticle

  3. Accepted/In press

    The remains of the Danes: The final stages of language shift in Sanpete County, Utah

    Peterson, E. & Karolina, K. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Langauge Contact.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Journal of Pragmatics (Journal)

    Peterson, E. (Editor), Kristy Beers Fägersten (Editor)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditor of special theme number

  2. “Should I say ja?” Performance and routine in agreement markers in Sanpete County, Utah

    Peterson, E. (Speaker)
    7 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  3. What the HEL?

    Peterson, E. (Member of organizing committee)
    23 Nov 201724 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest prizes

  1. Staff member of the year

    Elizabeth Peterson (Recipient), 30 Nov 2016

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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