Pia Quist

Pia Quist

Professor

  • Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics

    Emil Holms Kanal 2, 2300 København S, Bygning 22, Building: 022-3-59

    Phone: +45 35 32 85 13

Pia Quist's research interests include:
Multilingualism
Dialects
Language and Gender
Youth and language
Language in the city
Language and social mobility

Her research focus is currently on place as a sociolinguistic factor. How do places influence language use? How do speakers create places through language? How and with what effects do speakers create links between themselves and places?

Recent publications:

Quist & Skovse 2020, 'Regional dialect and multiethnic youth style in a Danish social housing project', Journal of Multilingual & Multicultural Development. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2020.1725527

Monka, Quist, Skovse, 2020, 'Place attachment and linguistic variation: A quantitative analysis of language and local attachment in a rural village and an urban social housing area', Language in Society, bind 49, nr. 2, s. 173-205. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047404519000733

Research projects:

The Sound of Copenhagen
(2019-2023, funded by the VELUX Foundation)

Language, Body and Place in the 21st Century
(2018-2019, The Carlsberg Foundation's 'Semper Ardens' Fellowships within the Humanities and Social Sciences)

Language and place - linguistic variation in country and city in Denmark
(2014-2018, The Danish Council for Independent Research for Culture and Communication) 

Dialect in the Periphery
(2015-2018, VELUX)

Pia Quist disseminates her research as a columnist in the Danish newspaper Weekendavisen, in textbooks, and, together with colleagues at the Section of Dialect Research, at www.dialekt.dk 

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