Dr. Sandra Jansen
University of Duisburg-Essen
Department of Anglophone Studies
R11 T04 D14
E-mail: sandra.jansen [at] uni-due.de
Phone: +49 201 183-3424
Please note: I will be leaving the University of Duisburg-Essen at the end of January. If you need any more signatures etc. from me, please come and see me ASAP!
Sandra Jansen studied English and Pedagogy at the University Duisburg-Essen. She finished her studies in May 2006 with a thesis on ‘Endangered Languages and Language Death'. The topic of her PhD thesis is "Variation and Change in the Cumbria City Dialect" which she defended in July 2012.
Urban Accents in Great Britain; Northern English; Varieties of English around the world; Language and dialect death; Forms and theories of language contact and language change; Sociolinguistics in general, Sociophonetics in particular; Ethnic variation in the rural north west of Germany
(2012) High back vowel fronting in the north-west of England. S. Calamai, C. Celata & L. Ciucci (eds.) (2012), Proceedings of 'Sociophonetics, at the crossroads of speech variation, processing and communication', Pisa, December 14th-15th, 2010. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 29-32.
(2012) Variation and Change in the Cumbrian City Dialect of Carlisle. PhD thesis.
(accepted) ‘I don’t sound like a Geordie!’ Phonological and morphosyntactic features of Carlisle English. Invited article in a Festschrift.
(accepted) Book review: Joan Beal, Lourdes Burbano-Elizondo & Carmen Llamas. 2012. Urban North-Eastern English. Tyneside to Teesside. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
(2005) Sterbende Sprachen und Sprachentod (Dying languages and language death). Dissertation. Essen: Universität Duisburg-Essen.
Language variation in the urban north west of England – The recurrence of /h/. Sociolinguistic Symposium 19, Berlin (21.-24.08.).
I’m quite (h)appy (h)ere. The curious case of /h/ in Carlisle English. 2nd Workshop on Sound Change, Kloster Seeon (02.-04.05.)
I’m quite (h)appy (h)ere. The curious case of /h/ in Carlisle English. 4th Northern Englishes Workshop (NEW4), Nottingham (02.-04.04.).
“[J]ust rest content with the wealth and vigour of Carlisle’s living dialect.” Carlisle English – then and now. UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC 8). Edge Hill University, September 2011.
High back vowel fronting in the north-west of England. 6th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE), 29.06.-01.07.
The emergence of an ethnic variety in rural north-west Germany? 6th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE), 29.06.-01.07. [Poster]
Variation and Change in the north-west of England. Second Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE 2). Boston (17.-21. Juni 2011).
High-back vowel fronting in the north-west of England. Sociophonetics, Pisa (not attended).
Variation in the Spoken Corpus of Carlisle English - The Case of GOOSE-fronting. 31st International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME), Giessen (26-30 May 2010). [Poster]
GOOSE-fronting in Carlisle English. Northern Englishes Workshop 4, Sheffield (7-9 April 2010).
Close-mid vowels in Carlisle English. Accents 2009. Accents in Time and Space. III International conference on native and non-native accents of English, Lodz (11-13 December 2009).
'GO FACE it! Close-mid vowels in Carlisle English. UKLVC 7, Newcastle (1 - 3 September 2009). [Poster]
Plosive Lenition in Carlisle English. The Third International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE 3), London (14 - 17 July 2009).
Accent Attitudes in Carlisle/Cumbria. First Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, Freiburg (8 - 11 October 2008). [Poster]
Evidence of dialect contact in the accent of Carlisle. AILA 2008 - 15. Weltkongress für Angewandte Linguistik, Essen (24 - 29 August 2008).
mit Thorsten Brato "You used to gerri' in yer fishnets, now you only gerri' in yer nightdress" - Regional and supraregional accents in English Indie Rock songs. The Thirteenth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology (Methods XIII), Leeds (4 - 8 August 2008).
Supraregional features in Carlisle English. The Thirteenth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology (Methods XIII), Leeds (4 - 8 August 2008). [Poster]
- Brush up your English
- Endangered Languages and Language Death
- English world-wide
- Introduction to English Linguistics
- Languages and Corpora
- Major Varieties of English
- Varieties of English in the British Isles
- English Morphology and Word Formation
- Introduction to the History of English
- Foundation Course
- Recent Trends in Sociolinguistics
- Analysing Visualised Speech (An Introduction to Acoustic Phonetics)
- First Language Acquisition
- English in the British Isles
- Contrastive Linguistics
- Methods in Sociolinguistics