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Postdoktor
Kjetil Vikhamar Thengs { "honorific-suffix": "Postdoktor", "fn": "Kjetil Vikhamar Thengs", "tel": "Telefon: 51831137", "email": "kjetil.v.thengs@uis.no" }

Avdeling/enhet Fakultet for utdanningsvitenskap og humaniora
Institutt/senter Institutt for kultur- og språkvitenskap
Rom HG Q-201
Tlf priv/mob 92846947

Forskningsområder

Middle English local documents

North Sea Language History


Historical sociolinguistics

Medieval English philology

Utvalgte publikasjoner


Publications:


Thengs, Kjetil V. (forthcoming), ?Compactness of Expression in Late Middle English legal documents?. Filologia Germanica - Germanic Philology 7.


Stenroos, Merja and Kjetil V. Thengs (2012), ?Two Staffordshires: real and typological space in the study of Middle English linguistic variation?, in In J. Tyrkkö, M. Kilpiö, T. Nevalainen and M. Rissanen (eds), Outposts of Historical Corpus Linguistics: From the Helsinki Corpus to a Proliferation of Resources. Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 10. Helsinki: VARIENG. URL: http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/stenroos_thengs/


Stenroos, Merja and Kjetil V. Thengs (2011), ?Catalogue of sources, version 2011.1?, The Middle English Grammar Corpus, compiled by Merja Stenroos, Martti Mäkinen, Simon Horobin and Jeremy Smith, University of Stavanger. URL: http://www.uis.no/getfile.php/Forskning/Kultur/MEG/Catalogue_2011_ Master_3.pdf


Public Presentations:


2015   University of Stavanger

Symposium: 4th Middle English Scribal Texts Symposium

Tanworth-in-Arden and its surroundings: a late medieval rural scribal community


2015   Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, The Netherlands

NIAS symposium: Linguistics meets Palaeography

Linguistic innovation and conservatism in Late Middle English text production: the special case of Guild documents


2014   Jaume I University, Morella, Spain

SELIM XXVI: 26th international conference of the Spanish society for medieval English language and literature

Compactness of expression in Late Medieval English legal documents


2014   University of London, England

IES-Keio International Conference: Old and Middle English Studies

Genre differences in Late Middle English text production


2014   University of Stavanger

Forskningskabaret, IKS

Literacy and text production in Late Medieval England: the evidence of documentary texts


2014   University of Stavanger

Symposium: 3rd Middle English Scribal Texts Symposium

Opening and closing formulae in Late Middle English legal documents


2013   University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

Symposium: Historical perspectives on English urban vernaculars

The traces of vernacular literacy: mapping Middle English written variation (with Merja Stenroos)


2013   University of Murcia, Spain

ICOME 8: 8th international conference on Middle English

Middle English legal documents and the geography of written dialects (with Merja Stenroos)


2012   Salamanca University, Spain

SELIM XXIV: 24th international conference of the Spanish society for medieval English language and literature

Standardisation - or lack thereof - in a late medieval scribal community: English legal documents from Knutsford, Cheshire


2012   University of Stavanger

Seminar: Middle English local documents - language, geography and social history

The starting point: local documents in the Northwest Midlands


2011   Helsinki Corpus Festival, Finland

International conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Helsinki Corpus

Two Staffordshires: Real and typological space in the study of Middle English linguistic variation (with Merja Stenroos)


2008   University of Stavanger

?Språkforum? ? December 2008, presentation of PhD proposal

A Study in the Medieval English Dialect Materials of Staffordshire


Pågående forskning


2014-2016   Post-doctoral research fellow

Research work for the Middle English Scribal Texts Programme.

Co-compiler of the Middle English Local Documents corpus (MELD), with Merja Stenroos.

Arbeidserfaring


2014 ? 2016   Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - University of Stavanger

§  Research work for the Middle English Scribal Texts Programme

2015 ? 2016   Supervisor - University of Stavanger

§  Master?s Thesis - Marcel Berge, ?Lektorprogrammet?, IKS

2015               Co-Supervisor - University of Stavanger

§  PhD Thesis - Delia Schipor, IKS

2015               Internal examiner - University of Stavanger

§  Master?s Thesis - Master in Literacy Studies, IKS

2013               University Lecturer - University of Stavanger

§  Research work for the Middle English Grammar Project (75%, 01/07-15/09)

2010 ? 2015   External examiner - BI Norwegian School of Management

§  Oral and written exams in SPÅ 2401 and SPÅ 2402

2010 ? 2013   PhD-fellow  (Literacy studies) - University of Stavanger

§  Thesis: English medieval documents of the Northwest Midlands: a study in the language of a real-space text corpus

2012               External examiner - University of Stavanger

§  Written exam of the History of English course in the Master?s programme in Literacy Studies

2009 ? 2010   Lecturer - BI Norwegian School of Management

§  SPÅ 2401 Intercultural Communication in English: Business Cultures and Ethical Dilemmas

§  SPÅ 2402 Business Communication in English: Negotiations and Presentations

2009               University Lecturer - University of Stavanger

§  ENG150 Uses of English, Lexicology

2008 ? 2010   Research assistant - University of Stavanger

§  The Middle English Grammar Project, Department of Cultural Studies and Languages, UiS

2008               Pre-project fellow - University of Stavanger

§  3-month grant from the Research School at UiS, preparation towards applying for a PhD position

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

  • Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2014). Compactness of expression in late medieval English legal documents. 2014-09-18 - 2014-09-20.
  • Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2014). Genre differences in Late Middle English text production. 2014-09-03 - 2014-09-05.
  • Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2014). Literacy and text production in Late Medieval England: the evidence of documentary texts. Institutt for kultur og språkvitenskap;
  • Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2014). Opening and closing formulae in Late Middle English legal documents. The Middle English Scribal Texts Programme;
  • Stenroos, Merja; Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2013). Middle English legal documents and the geography of written dialects. University of Murcia; 2013-05-02 - 2013-05-04.
  • Stenroos, Merja; Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2013). The language and geography of Middle English documentary texts. Universitetet i Stavanger; 2013-09-30.
  • Stenroos, Merja; Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2013). The traces of vernacular literacy: mapping Middle English written variation. University of Utrecht; 2013-11-16.
  • Stenroos, Merja Riitta; Thengs, Kjetil Vikhamar (2011). Two Staffordshires: real and typological space in the study of Middle English linguistic variation. University of Helsinki; 2011-09-27 - 2011-10-02.