Tanja Säily

This is a selection of my recent talks; for more, see the University of Helsinki research portal.

Conference presentations

2019. Säily, Tanja & Mark J. Hill. Comparing intellectual poses: Public authority, actual and represented. Portraits & Poses: Representations of Female Intellectual Authority, Agency and Authorship in Early Modern and Enlightenment Europe (Annual Conference of the Dutch-Belgian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies), Leuven, Belgium, March 2019.

2019. Säily, Tanja, Eetu Mäkelä & Mika Hämäläinen. Neologisms in early English letters: How to find them and what they can reveal. 6th International Symposium on History of English Lexicography and Lexicology (HEL-LEX 6), Gargnano, Italy, June 2019.

2019. Öhman, Emily, Tanja Säily & Mikko Laitinen. Towards the inevitable demise of everybody? A multifactorial analysis of -one/-body/-man variation in indefinite pronouns in historical American English. 40th Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME 40), Neuchâtel, Switzerland, June 2019.

2018. Säily, Tanja, Eetu Mäkelä & Mika Hämäläinen. Developing an environment for neologism detection in historical corpora. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 20), Edinburgh, UK, August 2018.

2018. Nevalainen, Terttu, Turo Vartiainen and Tanja Säily. History of English as punctuated equilibria? 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 20), Edinburgh, UK, August 2018.

2017. Säily, Tanja, Jukka Suomela & Eetu Mäkelä. From old-English grubbers to cheeky blighters? Variation in the productivity of -er in the history of English. 5th International Symposium on History of English Lexicography and Lexicology (HEL-LEX 5), Zürich, Switzerland, February 2017.

Invited talks & guest lectures

2019. Säily, Tanja. Variation and change in individual writers of early English letters. Lecture series “Flexible speakers – flexible writers”, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany, June 2019.

2019. Säily, Tanja. Sociolinguistic variation in the history of English: Productivity, neologisms and gendered styles. Research colloquium, Department of Language Science and Technology, University of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany, February 2019. Abstract.

2019. Säily, Tanja & Eetu Mäkelä. The OED and historical text collections: Discovering new words. OED webinar series, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, July 2019. Webinar; blog post part 1, part 2.

2019. Säily, Tanja, Eetu Mäkelä & Terttu Nevalainen. Between the OED and historical text collections: The case of discovering new words. OED lecture series, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, February 2019. Presentation slides.

2016. Säily, Tanja. Kielen vaihtelu ja muutos: korpusmenetelmien ja visualisoinnin uusia tuulia [Language variation and change: New methods in corpus linguistics and visualization]. University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, April 2016.

2015. Nevalainen, Terttu & Tanja Säily. Digital diversity in language studies: Is multidisciplinary collaboration the key to analysing rich data? Keynote, Langnet Conference, Tampere, Finland, November 2015.