Emil Holms Kanal 6, 2300 København S, KUA1, Building: 24.3.25
Associate professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of Copenhagen.
Head of the Spanish section at the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Languages, University of Copenhagen.
Chairman of the Kirsten Schottlænder’s Foundation board. The foundation awards grants for studies and research projects within Spanish, Catalan, or Portuguese language and culture.
Editor of the international peer reviewed journal Revue Romane, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, Spanish linguistics (level 2 journal).
- Constructions of common events in a contrastive/typological perspective – follow-up on project in collaboration with Marie Curie postdoc. Wojciech Levandowski.
Pedersen, J. 2019. Verb-based vs. schema-based constructions and their variability: On the Spanish transitive directed motion construction in a contrastive perspective. Linguistics 57(3), 473-530 (58 pp.).
- Invited speaker at XXII Congreso de la Asociación Alemana de Hispanistas, Freie Universität, Berlin, Marts 27-31, 2019. Sección: Construcciones en español: contacto, variación y cambio.
- Speaker at the Seventh Conference of Scandinavian Association for Cognitive linguistics (SALC7), Århus, May 22-24, 2019.
- Speaker at the workshop Constructions in the Nordics, Kiel University, 24–25 October 2019.
Primary fields of research
Cognitive and functional linguistics
Usage-based, constructionist approaches to grammar
Contrastive linguistics - language typology
Organizational principles of clause structure
Expressions of motion events
The Spanish reflexive/impersonal constructions
The relation between research, teaching and learning
Courses - BA-level
Corpus linguistics, elementary course. The use of linguistic corpora. First year.
Spanish phonetics and phonology. First year.
Grammar and cognition. Second year.
Theory and history of the sciences. Second year.
Contrastive linguistics and translation. Second year.
Courses - Masters (KA) level
Usos y variedades del español actual.
Translation and contrastive culture studies.
Advanced corpus linguistics.
Spanish grammar and linguistics
- Corpus linguistics
Office hours: Thursday 12-13