Tanja Säily

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Description of research and teaching

Postdoctoral researcher. Research interests: corpus linguistics, digital humanities, historical sociolinguistics, English lexis and morphology.

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Curriculum Vitae

Highlighted publications

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Accepted/In press

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

    Säily, T., Mäkelä, E. & Hämäläinen, M., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Pragmatics & Cognition.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  4. Variation in the productivity of adjective comparison in present-day English

    Säily, T., González-Díaz, V. & Suomela, J., 2018, Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech: Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014. Brezina, V., Love, R. & Aijmer, K. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 159-184 26 p. (Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics; no. 21).

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

  5. Open science for English historical corpus linguistics: Introducing the Language Change Database

    Kesäniemi, J., Vartiainen, T., Säily, T. & Nevalainen, T., 2018, Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 3rd Conference, Helsinki, Finland, March 7–9, 2018. Mäkelä, E., Tolonen, M. & Tuominen, J. (eds.). Aachen: CEUR-WS.org, p. 51-62 12 p. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; no. 2084).

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

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Highlighted activities

  1. 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

  2. Helsinki Society for Historical Lexicography (External organisation)

    Tanja Säily (Board member)
    4 May 2018 → …

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

  3. Comparing intellectual poses: Public authority, actual and represented

    Tanja Säily (Speaker), Mark J. Hill (Speaker)
    21 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  4. Developing an environment for neologism detection in historical corpora

    Tanja Säily (Speaker), Eetu Mäkelä (Speaker), Mika Hämäläinen (Speaker)
    28 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  5. History of English as Punctuated Equilibria?

    Taimi Terttu Annikki Nevalainen (Speaker), Turo Vartiainen (Speaker), Tanja Inkeri Säily (Speaker)
    27 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Latest prizes

  1. Best paper award at DHN 2019

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

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Education

PhD

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