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Dr Rhona Alcorn

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Rhona Alcorn

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

Master of Science, University of Edinburgh

Research output

Charting the rise and demise of a phonotactically motivated change in Scots

Maguire, W., Alcorn, R., Molineaux Ress, B., Kopaczyk, J., Karaiskos, V. & Los, B., 7 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Folia Linguistica Historica. 40, 1

A parsed linguistic atlas of early Middle English

Truswell, R., Alcorn, R., Donaldson, J. & Wallenberg, J., 31 Jan 2019, Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age. Alcorn, R., Los, B., Kopaczyk, J. & Molineaux, B. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, p. 19-38

Early spelling evidence for Scots L-vocalisation: A corpus-based approach

Molineaux Ress, B., Kopaczyk, J., Maguire, W., Alcorn, R., Karaiskos, V. & Los, B., 30 Jan 2019, Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age. Alcorn, R., Los, B., Kopaczyk, J. & Molineaux, B. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Historical dialectology and the Angus McIntosh Legacy

Alcorn, R., Los, B., Kopaczyk, J. & Molineaux Ress, B., 30 Jan 2019, Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age. Alcorn, R., Los, B., Kopaczyk, J. & Molineaux, B. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Towards a grapho-phonologically parsed corpus of medieval Scots: Database design and technical solutions

Kopaczyk, J., Molineaux Ress, B., Karaiskos, V., Alcorn, R., Los, B. & Maguire, W., Aug 2018, In : Corpora. 13, 2, p. 255–269

Grapho-phonological parsing: Corpus annotation for historical phonology

Molineaux Ress, B., Kopaczyk, J., Karaiskos, V., Smith, D., Maguire, W., Alcorn, R. & Los, B., 30 Nov 2017

A Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English (LAEME): A Guide for Beginners (version 2)

Alcorn, R., May 2017, 18 p.

An electronic version of A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English (eLALME): A Guide for Beginners (version 2)

Alcorn, R., May 2017, 15 p.

The emergence of Scots: Clues from Germanic *a reflexes

Alcorn, R., Molineaux Ress, B., Kopaczyk, J., Karaiskos, V., Los, B. & Maguire, W., 3 Mar 2017, Before the Storm: Papers from the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster triennial meeting, Ayr 2015. Cruickshank, J. & Millar, R. M. (eds.). Aberdeen: Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster, Vol. 5, p. 1-32 1

Tracing L-­vocalisation in early Scots

Molineaux Ress, B., Kopaczyk, J., Maguire, W., Alcorn, R., Karaiskos, V. & Los, B., 30 Nov 2016, In : Papers in Historical Phonology. 1, p. 187-217

A Parsed Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English

Truswell, R., Alcorn, R. & Donaldson, J., 10 Jun 2016

Pronoun innovation in Middle English

Alcorn, R., 31 Oct 2015, In : Folia Linguistica Historica. 36, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Pronoun placement and pronoun case in Old English

Alcorn, R., Jul 2014, In : Neuphilologische Mitteilungen. 114, 4, p. 455-472 18 p.

Distribution of Variants of Old English by, for, between

Alcorn, R., Mar 2014, In : Transactions of the philological society. 112, 1, p. 80-96

A Corpus of Narrative Etymologies from primitive Old English to early Middle English: CoNE

Lass, R., Laing, M., Alcorn, R. & Williamson, K., 30 Sep 2013

Comparative Germanic Syntax: The state of the art

Ackema, P. (ed.), Alcorn, R. (ed.), Heycock, C. (ed.), Jaspers, D. (ed.), Van Craenenbroeck, J. (ed.) & Vanden Wyngaerd, G. (ed.), Aug 2012, John Benjamins. 309 p.

An introduction to Old English

Alcorn, R., 13 Mar 2012, Second Edition ed. Edinburgh University Press. 176 p.

Grammatical person and the variable syntax of Old English personal pronouns

Alcorn, R., Nov 2009, In : English Language and Linguistics. 13, 3, p. 433-451 18 p.

Activities

CoNE: A Corpus of Narrative Etymologies from primitve Old English to early Middle English

Laing, M., Williamson, K., Alcorn, R. & Lass, R.

AHRC

1/09/1031/12/13

A Parsed Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English

Alcorn, R. & Truswell, R.

Learned Societies

1/01/1631/12/17

Being Human 2018

Alcorn, R.

15/11/1824/11/18

FITS: From Inglis to Scots (FITS): Mapping sounds to spellings

Los, B., Alcorn, R., Karaiskos, V., Maguire, W., Kopaczyk, J., Molineaux Ress, B. & Smith, D.

AHRC

31/03/1430/03/18

Towards an Inventory of Middle English Spelling Systems

Alcorn, R.

Learned Societies

1/03/1730/09/18

Projects

Being Human Festival 2018

Rhona Alcorn (Organiser)
20 Nov 201824 Nov 2018

University of Oslo

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker), Betty Los (Visitor)
3 May 20184 May 2018

Diachronic Phonotactics Workshop 2017

Rhona Alcorn (Invited speaker)
8 Sep 2017

Wee Windaes: The Buke of the Howlat

Rhona Alcorn (Contributor)
Sep 2017 → …

Univ Glasgow, University of Glasgow, Dept Geog & Earth Sci (External organisation)

Rhona Alcorn (Advisor)
27 Jun 2017

Scots@ed

Rhona Alcorn (Organiser)
25 Jan 2017

19th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
23 Aug 2016

AMC Historical Corpora Workshop

Rhona Alcorn (Organiser)
11 Jun 2016

AMC Symposium

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
10 Jun 2016

AMC Symposium

Rhona Alcorn (Member of programme committee)
9 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

Reinventing Spelling in Middle English

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
10 Feb 2016

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) (External organisation)

Rhona Alcorn (Member)
1 Oct 201531 Dec 2018

Workshop on Textual Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
22 Sep 2015

Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
12 Aug 2015

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School

Rhona Alcorn (Participant)
20 Jul 201524 Jul 2015

Researcher Links Workshop: The New Historical Linguistics and the Use of Annotated Corpora

Rhona Alcorn (Participant)
9 Mar 201513 Mar 2015

Readers of the Scottish Language Dictionaries' biannual newsletter

Rhona Alcorn (Interviewee)
30 Nov 2014

18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
17 Jul 2014

Getting Started in the Digital Humanities

Rhona Alcorn (Participant)
9 Jun 2014

Historical Corpus Phonology

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
16 May 2014

University of Cambridge (External organisation)

Rhona Alcorn (Member)
Apr 2014 → …

Symposium on Historical Phonology

Rhona Alcorn (Participant)
13 Jan 2014

Symposium on Historical Phonology

Rhona Alcorn (Member of programme committee)
13 Jan 201414 Jan 2014

Scottish Language Dictionaries (External organisation)

Rhona Alcorn (Member)
14 Sep 2012 → …

I7th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 17)

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
21 Aug 2012

English Language Research Group

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
2 Mar 2012

Engagement with local Schools

Rhona Alcorn (Presenter)
25 Jan 2012

Tracking change: A corpus of narrative etymologies

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
17 Dec 2011

Linguistic Circle

Rhona Alcorn (Organiser)
2011 → …

University of Edinburgh, English Language Research Group

Rhona Alcorn (Organiser)
2011 → …

Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference 2010

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
19 May 2010

English Language Research Group

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
16 Oct 2009

7th Symposium on the History of English Syntax (SHES7)

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
7 Jun 2009

15th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics

Rhona Alcorn (Speaker)
Aug 2008

23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 23)

Rhona Alcorn (Member of programme committee)
2008

Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference 2007

Rhona Alcorn (Member of programme committee)
2007