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Jan-Ola Östman


 



2018–2020

Senior Guest Professor at Dalarna University [Högskolan Dalarna], Sweden; ISTUD Humanities and Media



Supervising PhD dissertations at

  University of Helsinki (Scandinavian languages; English; General

     linguistics)

  Uppsala University (Scandinavian languages)

  University of Eastern Finland (Theology)




Professor emeritus of Scandinavian languages, University of Helsinki

2016–2021



e-mail:

janola.ostman[e-mail_at]gmail.com


ORCID 0000-0002-2658-9314





Jan-Ola Östman elsewhere on the net

 


A selection of links to video recordings of  some of my presentations are found here


Informal academic presentations in Swedish, English, and Finnish  on the occasion of the 375th jubilee celebration of the University of Helsinki: the Faculty of Arts' Humanist of the Day on September 13, 2015


University of Helsinki website

(Less than occasional) Blog

 

Forthcoming 2020:

Jan-Ola Östman & Jef Verschueren,

Handbook of Pragmatics, vol. 23: 2020 Installment.

[e-Book and Hardbound] Amsterdam:

John Benjamins. See also the

Handbook of Pragmatics Online.



Published January 2020:

































[Pedro Gras, Jan-Ola Östman & Jef Verschueren, eds.] 2020. Form and Meaning in Language, Volume II: Fillmore on Discourse and Pragmatics. [CSLI Lecture Notes No. 227] Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI).


[Pedro Gras, Jan-Ola Östman & Jef Verschueren, eds.] 2020. Form and Meaning in Language, Volume III: Fillmore on Linguistic Theory and Constructions. [CSLI Lecture Notes No. 228] Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI).



Other recent publications – a selection


Catharina Nyström Höög & Jan-Ola Östman, 2019. Vetenskaplig publicering på svenska – ett måste, och vårt ansvar ['Scientific publishing in Swedish – a must, and our responsibility'] Språkbruk 4/2019: 42–46. [Available electronically]


Jan-Ola Östman, 2018. Constructions as cross-linguistic generalisations over instances: Passive patterns in contact. In Constructions in contact. Constructional perspectives on contact phenomena in Germanic languages (181–210), ed. by Hans C. Boas & Stefen Höder. Amsterdam & Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins Publishing Company.


Jan-Ola Östman, 2018. Parallellspråkande i praktiken – ett dynamiskt flätande med många trådar ['Parallell languaging in practice. A dynamic braiding with many threads']. In Dansk til det 21. århundrede – sprog og samfund ['Danish for the 21st century - language and society'] (329–34jristensen Tanya K. Christensen, Christina Fogtmann, Torben Juel Jensen, Martha Sif Karrebæk, Mari Maegaard, Nicolai Pharao & Pia Quist. Copenhagen: U Press.


Frans Gregersen m.fl. [=Olle Josephson, Leena Huss, Anne Holmen, Gjert Kristoffersen, Marita Kristiansen, Jan-Ola Östman, Monica Londen, Zakaris Hansen, Hjalmar Petersen, Arnaq Grove, Eva Thomassen & Haraldur Bernharðsson], 2018. More parallel, please! Best practice of parallel language use at Nordic Universities: 11 recommendations. [TemaNord 2018:523] Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers.


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Recent volumes in the book series Constructional Approaches to Language (CAL), eds. Jan-Ola Östman & Kyoko Ohara. Amsterdam: John Benjamins: 


CAL 28

Frame-Constructional Verb Classes: Change and Theft verbs in English and German

Ryan Dux

2020. viii, 318 pp.


CAL 27

Nodes and Networks in Diachronic Construction Grammar

Edited by Lotte Sommerer and Elena Smirnova

2020. vi, 351 pp.


CAL 26

English Resultatives: A force-recipient account

Seizi Iwata

2020. xx, 549 pp.


For the full list of volumes in the series, see CAL's home page at Benjamins.







Lena Ekberg & Jan-Ola Östman, 2020. Identity construction and dialect acquisition among immigrants in rural areas – the case of Swedish-language Finland. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Developmentdoi: 10.1080/01434632.2020.1722681

© Jan-Ola Östman 2020