Elizabeth Peterson

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    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

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Latest publications

  1. Introduction to the special issue: Linguistic and pragmatic outcomes of contact with English

    Peterson, E. & Beers Fägersten, K. 1 Aug 2018 In : Journal of Pragmatics. 133, p. 105-108 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesScientific

  2. Coffee and Danish in Sanpete County, Utah: An exploration of food rituals and language shift

    Peterson, E. 2018 Selected proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas (WILA 8. Cascadilla press, (Selected proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas (WILA 8))

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

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

    Karolina, K. & Peterson, E. 2018 In : Journal of Language Contact. 11, 2, p. 208-232 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. When swearing is polite: Variation of English pragmatic borrowings in Finnish

    Peterson, E. (Speaker), Johanna Vaattovaara (Speaker)
    4 Jul 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. The social distributions of English-sourced and Finnish swear words in Finnish speakers’ multilingual practices

    Peterson, E. (Speaker), Johanna Vaattovaara (Speaker)
    28 Jun 201830 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  3. Journal of Pragmatics (Journal)

    Peterson, E. (Editor), Kristy Beers Fägersten (Editor)
    12 Jun 2018

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

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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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Education

Fil. toht., muu tai tuntematon humanistinen ala

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