Tanja Säily


Description of research and teaching

Postdoctoral researcher. Research interests: corpus linguistics, digital humanities, historical sociolinguistics, morphological productivity (English).


Curriculum Vitae

Highlighted publications

  1. 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.). New York: Routledge, p. 159-184 (Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics; no. 21)

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

  2. Accepted/In press

    Change or variation? Productivity of the suffixes -ness and -ity

    Säily, T. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach. Nevalainen, T., Palander-Collin, M. & Säily, T. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; no. 8)

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

  3. 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)

    Säily, T. (Editor)
    13 Dec 2012 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditor of series

  2. Helsinki Society for Historical Lexicography (External organisation)

    Säily, T. (Board member)
    4 May 2018 → …

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

  3. Social embedding of neologisms in early English correspondence

    Säily, T. (Speaker), Eetu Mäkelä (Speaker), Suomela, J. (Speaker)
    30 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

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Fil. toht., englannin kieli

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