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Kim Ebensgaard Jensen

Kim Ebensgaard Jensen

Associate Professor

Associate Professor in English Linguistics, Kim's teaching and supervision focus on English Grammar and other aspects of English Linguistics. His research falls under the rubrics of Cognitive Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics and Construction Grammar.

Primary fields of research

  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Construction Grammar
  • Cognitive Sociolinguistics
  • Cognitive Poetics/Stylistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • English Language
  • English Grammar

Teaching

  • English Grammar
  • English Language
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Language and Cognition
  • Other linguistics-oriented courses

Current research

  • Constructional variation across registers and lects
  • Language and cultural cognition
  • The semantics of political discourse
  • Cognitive aspects of literary language in popular music lyrics
  • Issues in semantic prosody as a linguistic phenomenon
  • Corpus-linguistic methodology

Selected publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Revisiting Hudson’s (1992) OO = O2 hypothesis: A usage-based variationist approach to the English ditransitive construction

    Shibuya, Y. & Jensen, K. E. 2017 In : Acta Linguistica Hafniensia.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Corpora and cultural cognition: How corpus-linguistic methodology can contribute to Cultural Linguistics

    Jensen, K. E. May 2017 Advances in Cultural Linguistics. Sharifian, F. (ed.). Springer, p. 477-506

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  3. Published

    Kan grammatiske konstruktioner have semantisk prosodi?

    Jensen, K. E. 23 Oct 2017 In : Ny forskning i grammatik. 24, p. 62-85

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Cross-domain variation in the X itself as a grammatical construction

    Jensen, K. E. 2016 In : Cognitive Linguistic Studies. 3, 2, p. 177–206

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    Inferring cultural models from corpus data: Force-dynamic cultural models reflected in the discursive behavior of a scalar adjectival construction

    Jensen, K. E. 20 Feb 2015 In : Globe: A Journal of Language, Culture and Communication. 1, p. 126-151

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  6. Published

    Beware the beast in black: The cognitive poetics of terror in 'Night Crawler'

    Jensen, K. E. 2015 In : Philologie im Netz. 71, p. 24-61

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  7. Published

    Linguistics and the digital humanities: (Computational) corpus linguistics

    Jensen, K. E. 9 Dec 2014 In : MedieKultur : Journal of media and communication research. 30, 57, p. 117-136

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  8. Published

    Too female to be ruthless and too pregnant to argue: Semantic conflict and resolution in the [too ADJ to V]-construction

    Jensen, K. E. 15 Jun 2014 In : Suvremena Lingvistika. 40, 77, p. 1-26

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  9. Published

    Performance and competence in usage-based construction grammar

    Jensen, K. E. 2014 Towards a Multidisciplinary Perspective on Language Competence. Cancino, R. & Dam, L. (eds.). Aalborg: Aalborg Universitetsforlag, p. 157-188

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  10. Published

Selected activities

  1. The N itself-konstruktionen på tværs af domæner

    Jensen, K. E. (Lecturer)
    31 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  2. Tilgange i humanistisk forskning (med udgangspunkt i sprogvidenskaben)

    Jensen, K. E. (Lecturer)
    23 Apr 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. Simple Data Visualizations in Corpus-Linguistic Research into Grammatical Constructions

    Jensen, K. E. (Lecturer)
    20 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  4. Variation in Constructional Productivity

    Jensen, K. E. (Speaker)
    9 Dec 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  5. Kan grammatiske konstruktioner have semantisk prosodi?

    Jensen, K. E. (Speaker)
    28 Oct 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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