Brief CV

MA Phonetics (UCL), Cand.Mag. English Studies (Copenhagen), PhD (Cantab) – for my full CV, see this page.

Edited volume

Book chapter

Journal articles

  • Hejná, Borkfelt, Eaton, Christensen, Clasen, Fage-Butler, Jespersen, Jacobsen,  Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, Schjoldager, Stephan, Sørensen (2019). Interdisciplinary: To Be or Not to Be? Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries in the Humanities (and Beyond). In Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English, 5, 1–12.
  • Hejná & Jespersen (2021). The coming of age: teasing apart the chronological, the social, and the biological. Language & Linguistics Compass, 15(1), 1–21. DOI: 10.1111/lnc3.12404.
  •  Jespersen & Hejná (Accepted) Second language learners of Danish as the linguistic other. To appear in Otherness: Essays and Studies.
  • Jespersen & Hejná (Accepted) Vokalhelvedet: hvor svær er dansk udtale, og hvordan undervises der i udtale for andetsprogstalere? To appear in Nydanske Sprogstudier/Studies in Modern Danish.
  • (Submitted – Jespersen & Hejná) Age as a constructed social category and a biological fact: exploring age categorisations in Tyneside English. Submitted to Journal of Sociolinguistics.
  • (Submitted – Hejná & Jespersen) Ageing well: social, but also biological, reasons for age grading. Submitted to Language and Linguistics Compass.
  • (Submitted – Hejná,  Jespersen & Sencindiver) The sexual rules of ageing: Madonna queering age and voice. Submitted to English Language and Linguistics.

  • (Manuscript complete): Acoustic, pragmatic and sociolinguistic cues to the distinction between uptalk and other declarative rises. To be submitted to Phonetica.
  • (Manuscript complete): Can intonation index ethnicity? Uptalk in Australian Aboriginal English. To be submitted to Linguistics Vanguard.
  • (In preparation): Did Otto Jespersen Create the First Modern English Pronouncing Dictionary? To be submitted to Journal of the International Phonetic Association.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Summary of teaching experience

  • (Autumn 2021): EL1 English phonetics and phonology, 1st year BA course, University of Aarhus.
  • Spring 2021: EL2 The History of English. 1st year BA course. University of Aarhus.
  • Spring 2021: English as an International Language, MA minor course at Business Communication (co-taught), University of Aarhus.
  • Spring 2019, 2020, 2021: EL3 Sociolinguistics, 1st year BA course (co-taught), University of Aarhus.
  • Autumn 2018: Disciplinary Perspectives, MA minor course (co-taught), University of Aarhus.
  • Spring 2017: English and Globalisation, 3rd year BA minor course, University of Aarhus.
  • Autumn 2016: Experimental Sociophonetics, MA course, University of Aarhus.
  • Autumn 2016: EL1 English phonetics and phonology, 1st year BA course, University of Aarhus.
  • 2014–2016: Li6 Phonetics, 3rd year undergraduate/MA-level course + lecture, University of Cambridge.
  • October 2014 and 2015: Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology for MML 2. 1st year undergraduate lecture, University of Cambridge.
  • 2013–2014: Li1 Sounds and Words, 1st year undergraduate course, University of Cambridge.
  • 2013–2014: L3 Language, Brain and Society, 1st year undergraduate course, University of Cambridge.
  • Spring 2012: English Grammar and Communication. Sessional teaching assistant, 2nd year BA course, University of Copenhagen
  • Spring 2009: English Phonetics. Sessional teaching assistant, 1st year BA course, University of Copenhagen.
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