Research / Presentations

Research
2018
Sandstedt, Jade Jørgen. Feature specifications and contrast in vowel harmony: The orthography and phonology of Old Norwegian height harmony. University of Edinburgh PhD thesis.
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2017
Sandstedt, Jade Jørgen. Transparency and blocking in Old Norwegian height harmony. Transactions of the Philological Society 115(3), 395–417. doi:10.1111/1467-968X.12113
Winner of the RH Robins Prize (The Philological Society)
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Presentations
Upcoming
Measuring phonological change in Old Norse manuscripts. NI-Stunde, Nordeuropa-Institut, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

A contrastivist approach to the emergence of sound inventories. 27th Manchester Phonology Meeting, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

2019
A reanalysis of (non-)exceptional patterns in Bondu-so tongue root harmony
. 42nd annual meeting of Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
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2018
A strictly representational account of neutral blocking
. 41st annual meeting of Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary.
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Representational motivations and limitations on Yoruba RTR harmony
3rd Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology (NoSLiP), University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
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The role of phonological contrastivity in neutral harmony. 15th Old World Conference on Phonology (OCP), University College London, London, UK.
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2017
(Poster presentation) Old Norse short e: One phoneme or two?
The Third Edinburgh Symposium on Historical Phonology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
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(Poster presentation) Evidence for contrastive feature hierarchies in Old Norwegian height harmony. 25th Manchester Phonology Meeting, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
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Why is there so much disharmony in harmony languages? Phonetics/phonology workshop, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Transparency in Early Old Norwegian height harmony: New phonological and philological evidence.
Fonologi i Norden, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway.

2016

The Typology of Old Norwegian Vowel Transparency.
2nd Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology (NoSLiP), Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Written or Sound Pattern? Disambiguating Old Norwegian Vowel Harmony. 22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2015

Kvantitative og tverrspråklige analyser av gammelnorske vokalharmonier (Quantitative and crosslinguistic analyses of Old Norwegian vowel harmonies).
Vokalharmoni i gammelnorsk (Vowel harmony in Old Norwegian), University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

Anti-Parasitic Vowel Harmony in Old Norwegian.
1st Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology (NoSLiP), University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway.

2013

Quantitative linguistic methods in scribal hand identification: a case study of the writings of Pål Styrkårsson.
3rd Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2012

Old Trøndermål vowel harmony.
Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, Cornell University,
Ithaca, New York, USA.