Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen

Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen

Professor emeritus, Professor, emeritus

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    Primary fields of research

    • The relationship between language-specific structure and cognition
    • The morphology and syntax of Danish Sign Language (DTS)

    Current research

    • A type classification of adverbs and their positions in clauses in Danish Sign Language
    • Grammar for Danish Sign Language 
    • The focus marker DET-ER in Danish Sign Language
    • The sequential variation of depicting signs

    Grants since 2011

    • Language and Cognition - Perspectives from Impairment (LaCPI) 2011-2014 (PI) - Danish Council for Independent Research - Culture and Communication (DKK 4,042,768) 
    • Speaker(un)certainty in sign language 2016-2017 - Oticon Foundation (DKK 57,826)
    • Danish Sign Language and SignGram Blueprint 2018-2019 - Augustinusfonden, Direktør Alfred Jacobsens Fond and Schwab Charitable Fund (DKK 175,438) 


    • Semantics and pragmatics


    • Grammatical topics in Danish and Danish Sign Language (DTS)
    • Acquisition of grammar
    • Gesture and language
    • Topics in semantics, pragmatics and cognitive-functional grammar

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