Lotta Jalava

Person

    Research areas

  • 6121 Languages - Uralic languages, Samoyedic languages, Evidentiality, Modality, Language contacts, Variation and Change, Typology, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax

Description of research and teaching

Post doctoral researcher in the project "Interactional, cross-linguistic, theoretical and areal perspectives on evidentiality and egophoricity" (EVIDEGO) 2015-2017. Research interests:

  • Evidentiality, modality and related functions
  • Morphosyntax, language variation and change, language contacts
  • Uralic languages, Siberian languages, Samoyedic languages
  • Fieldwork, language documentation, typology

PhD thesis Borders of (in)finiteness: Tundra Nenets predication in change (published in June 2015). The introductory part of the article-based dissertation can be read online. If you are interested in ordering the full paperback version including the original articles, please contact me by email (lotta.jalava[a]helsinki.fi).

 

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Further information on the affiliationEarlier affiliations in UH: 2011-2014 Doctoral student at The Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies, full-time PhD position in Langnet - doctoral programme in language studies; 2011-2012 project coordinator in MinorEuRus project on minority languages; 2010 project coordinator in FIN-CLARIN project on language resources and language technology; 2006-2009 amanuensis at The Department of Finno-Ugric studies

Latest publications

  1. Borders of (in)finiteness: Tundra Nenets predication in change

    Jalava, L. 3 Jun 2015 Helsinki: University of Helsinki.

    Publication: Book/anthologyG5 Doctoral Thesis, articles

  2. Indirectivity and resultativity in Tundra Nenets

    Jalava, L. K. J. 2015 In : Finnisch-Ugrische Forschungen. 2014, 62, p. 207–240 33 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Latest activities

  1. Kielitieteen päivät 2017

    Jalava, L. (Speaker: Presenter), Puura, U. L. (Speaker: Presenter)
    19 May 2017

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

  2. Contextualizing historical lexicology

    Jalava, L. (Speaker: Presenter), Grünthal, R. M. V. (Speaker: Presenter)
    16 May 2017

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

  3. Empirical and theoretical perspectives on epistemicity in language

    Jalava, L. (Attendee)
    18 Apr 201719 Apr 2017

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

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Education

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