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Frans Gregersen

Frans Gregersen

Professor, DPhil

External duties:

  • Since the spring of 2013 chairman of the board of the Einar Hansen Dano-Swedish research foundation
  • Member of the committee to advise the Danish National Bank as to inhabitants at the visitors' apartment house in Nyhavn 18
  • Chairman (2014-2018) of the committee to nominate young researchers for the Nordic Nils Klim prize
  • Member of the board of the Danish Language Board and personally appointed member of the council of the Danish language Board
  • Member of assessment committee under the auspices of the RJ (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond) 2014-2017
  • Co-vicechairperson (with Laura Bech Hansen) for the Academic Council UCPH/HUM
  • Member of the UCPH HUM Ethical committee
  • Member of the HUM coordinating committee for digital security (LISU)
  • Chairman of the UCPH Tenure Track Committee 2015-
  • Member of the editorial board for the journal Language in Society 2014-

Current research

For the moment I am working on:

  • The A-variables in spoken Danish 
  • Raising of æ to e before ng in spoken Danish
  • Genres and conversation
  • The relationship between discourse contexts and phonetic variation
  • The history of the study of language in Denmark and its international background
  • The relationship between Danish and Swedish in the Øresund region (DASVA)

Primary fields of research

  • Sociolinguistic analyses of spoken and written Danish
  • History of the Danish speech community 1900-2000
  • History of Danish linguistics and its international background
  • Didactics of Danish
  • The theory of the human sciences

Teaching

  • Danish language, speech and writing
  • Sociolinguistics
  • History of Linguistics, in particular Danish linguistics
  • Theory of the humanities as sciences
  • Mother tongue didactics of Danish

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The Logic of comparability: On genres and phonetic variation in a project on language change in real time

    Gregersen, F. & Barner-Rasmussen, M. 10 Apr 2011 In : Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. 7, 1, p. 7-36 30 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Sildig Opvaagnen, men til hvad?

    Gregersen, F. 31 Jan 2011 Ordmagneten: nitten tekster om sprog og litteratur til Jørn Lund i anledning af 65-års-dagen. Fahl, L. K., Gehlert Nielsen, J. & Trap-Jensen, L. (eds.). 1 ed. København: Gyldendal, p. 103-128 26 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  3. Published

    Sociolingvistik og sproghistorie: Om uniformitetshypotesen

    Gregersen, F. 25 Feb 2011 Studier i svenska språkets historia 11 : Förhandlingar vid Elfte sammankomsten för svenska språkets historia i Uppsala 23-24 april 2010. Reinhammar, M. (ed.). Uppsala: Gustav Adolfs Akademi, p. 49-68 20 p. (Acta Academiae regiae Gustavi Adolphi ; No. 113).

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  4. Published

    Københavnsk sociolingvistik: festskrift til Frans Gregersen på 60-årsdagen

    Gregersen, F., Kristiansen, T. (ed.), Jørgensen, J. N. (ed.) & Pedersen, I. L. (ed.) 7 Apr 2009 Oslo: Novus forlag. 280 p.

    Publication: ResearchAnthology

  5. Published

    Forskere skal selv bevise deres uskyld

    Nosch, M. L. B., Hjorth, J., Gregersen, F., Zahavi, D., Helin, K., dyre, J., Wengel, J., Mouritsen, O., Nissen, P., Willerslev, E. & Dahl-Jensen, D. 16 Oct 2011 1, Dagbladet Politiken

    Publication: CommunicationFeature article

Selected activities

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