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Hroarsdottir, Thorbjørg

Seniorrådgiver
Avdeling for forskning og utviklingsarbeid

Stillingsbeskrivelse:

EU Coordinator (H2020)

Education:

  • 1999 PhD in Theoretical Linguistics, University of Tromsø, Norway
  • 1995 MA in Linguistics, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
  • 1992 BA in Icelandic Linguistics and Literature, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
  • 1992 BS in Theoretical Mathematics, University of Iceland, Reykjavík

Positions held:

  • From 2009 Senior Adviser (EU RTD Coordinator). Department of Research and Development. UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
  • 2005-2009 Senior Researcher, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Tromsø. Projectleader for “Syntactic Architecture”.
  • 2007-2008 Visiting Professor, Linguistics Research Center, University of California (UCSC), Santa Cruz, USA.
  • 2003-2004 Full Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Tromsø.
  • 2002-2003 Professorial Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA.
  • 2000-2004 Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Tromsø. Projectleader for “The implicational relationship of language acquisition and language change”.
  • 1999-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Tromsø.
  • Fall 1996 Visiting Scholar, City University New York (CUNY), New York, USA.
  • 1996-1999 Research Scholar (PhD scholar), Department of Linguistics, University of Tromsø.
  • Fall 1995 Teaching Fellow, Department of Linguistics, University of Tromsø.
  • 1994-1995 Erasmus Pluss Scholar, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
  • 1993-1995 Research Assistant, The Linguistic Institute, University of Iceland, Reykjavík (summer of 1993, 1994 and 1995).

Visiting Scholar Appointments:

  • 2007-2008 Visiting Professor, Linguistics Research Center, University of California (UCSC), Santa Cruz, USA.
  • 2002-2003 Professorial Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA.
  • Fall 1996 Visiting Scholar, City University New York (CUNY), New York, USA.
  • 1994-1995 Erasmus Pluss Scholar, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.




Arbeider i CRIStin


  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Information structure and OV order. Oxford University Press 2009 ISBN 978-0-19-957095-9.s 258 - 281.

  • Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. On the distribution and illocution of V2 in Scandinavian that-clauses. Lingua 2009; Volum 119 (12). ISSN 0024-3841.s 1914 - 1938.s doi: 10.1016/j.lingua.2009.03.006.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Restructuring and OV order. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2009. ISSN 1100-097X.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Notes on language change and grammar change. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2009. ISSN 1100-097X.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. OV languages: Expressions of cues. Mouton de Gruyter 2009 (202) ISBN 3110205912. ISSN 1861-4302.s 67 - 90.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Verb particles in OV/VO word order in Older Icelandic. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2008; Volum 82. ISSN 1100-097X.s 43 - 81.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Verb particles in Older Icelandic. Nordlyd 2008; Volum 35 (1). ISSN 0332-7531.s 213 - 243.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. TYPES OF DPS IN OV ORDER. Studia Linguistica 2008; Volum 62 (3). ISSN 0039-3193.s 261 - 286.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Types of DPs in OV order. Studia Linguistica 2008; Volum 62 (3). ISSN 0039-3193.s 261 - 286.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Wiklund, Anna-Lena. Extracting from V2. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2007; Volum 79. ISSN 1100-097X.s 119 - 128.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn. The afterglow of verb movement. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2007; Volum 80. ISSN 1100-097X.s 45 - 75.

  • Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Bentzen, Kristine; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Rethinking Scandinavian verb movement. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 2007; Volum 10 (3). ISSN 1383-4924.s 203 - 233.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Wiklund, Anna-Lena. The Tromsø guide to the Force behind V2. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2007; Volum 79. ISSN 1100-097X.s 93 - 118.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Bentzen, Kristine. The Tromsø guide to Scandinavian verb movement. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2006; Volum 78. ISSN 1100-097X.s 1 - 36.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Cues and expressions. Nordlyd 2004; Volum 32 (1). ISSN 0332-7531.s 135 - 155.

  • Holmberg, Anders; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Agreement and movement in Icelandic raising constructions. Lingua 2004; Volum 114. ISSN 0024-3841.s 651 - 673.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Economy: On simplicity, default values and markedness in language acquisition and change. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2003 (72). ISSN 1100-097X.s 113 - 151.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Language change and language acquisition. Nordlyd 2003; Volum 31 (1). ISSN 0332-7531.s 116 - 131.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Holmberg, Anders. Agreement and movement in Icelandic raising constructions. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 2002; Volum 69. ISSN 1100-097X.s 147 - 168.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Explaining language change: A three step process. Linguistics in Potsdam 2002; Volum 19. ISSN 1616-7392.s 103 - 141.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Right adjunction and base positions. The state of the art. Nordlyd 2001; Volum 30. ISSN 0332-7531.s 25 - 56.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. On diachronic syntax. Nordlyd 2001; Volum 30. ISSN 0332-7531.s 103 - 24.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Parameter change in Icelandic. John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000 (31) ISBN 90-272-2752-7. ISSN 0166-0829.s 153 - 179.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Interacting movements in the history of Icelandic. Oxford University Press 2000 ISBN 0-19-825027-4.s 296 - 321.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. The decline of OV word order in the Icelandic VP: a diachronic study. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 1996; Volum 57. ISSN 1100-097X.s 92 - 141.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Word Order Change in Icelandic: From OV to VO. John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000 (35) ISBN 90-272-2756-X. ISSN 0166-0829.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Setningafræðilegar Breytingar á 19. öld: Þróun Þriggja Málbreytinga. 1998 ISBN 9979-853-03-4.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Stepwise loss of verb movement. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 24 2009-05-28 - 2009-05-29 2009.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. From a V2 grammar to no verb movement: A step-wise approach. CASTL Colloquium 2009-02-12 - 2009.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. From a V2 grammar to no verb movement: A step-wise approach. 7th GLOW in Asia 2009-02-25 - 2009-02-27 2009.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Stepwise loss of verb movement. The Glory of Babel: Celebrating diversity in languages and linguistics 2008-12-04 - 2008-12-06 2008.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Wiklund, Anna-Lena. Embedded V2 in Scandinavian: Empirical observations. NORMS workshop on verb movement, Reykjavík 2007-01-26 - 2007-01-26 2007.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Wiklund, Anna-Lena. Spring cleaning of embedded V2. CASTL Colloquium, Tromsø 2007-03-15 - 2007.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Prosodic properties and OV order. DGfS (German Linguistic Society) Workshop: The role of information structure in language change 2007-02-28 - 2007-03-02 2007.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Prosodic properties and OV order. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW) 22 2007-06-08 - 2007.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Wiklund, Anna-Lena. The Force behind V2. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, University of Stuttgart 2007-06-08 - 2007-06-09 2007.

  • Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Bentzen, Kristine. Verb Movement in Scandinavian. GLOW XXX, Universitetet i Tromsø 2007-04-11 - 2007-04-14 2007.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Information structure and OV order. Conference on Information structure between linguistic theory and empirical methods 2006-06-07 - 2006.

  • Bentzen, Kristine; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Wiklund, Anna-Lena. Icelandic V-to-I movement reconsidered. ScanDiaSyn Grand Meeting 2006, Solf, Finland 2006-06-08 - 2006.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Bentzen, Kristine. The Tromsø guide to Scandinavian verb movement. Grammatikseminariet, Lunds Universitet 2006-10-19 - 2006.

  • Wiklund, Anna-Lena; Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn; Bentzen, Kristine. Spring Cleaning of Verb Movement in Norwegian and Icelandic. CASTL Colloquium, Tromsø 2006-05-11 - 2006.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Null arguments ... or how we are all born speaking Chinese. CASTL/Reykjavík Workshop 2004-06-04 - 2004-06-04 2004.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Expressing cues diversely. Workshop on Morphology 2003-05-30 - 2003-05-31 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. OV/VO and non-canonical complementation. Georgetown University Working Papers in Theoretical Linguistics 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Transitive expletive constructions in Icelandic. Georgetown University Working Papers in Theoretical Linguistics 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Economy: on simplicity, default values and markedness in language acquisition and change. CASTL colloquium 2003-09-11 - 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Information structure and word order variation. Linguistics Variation in Bilingual Communication, Acquisition, and Diachronic Change 2003-10-16 - 2003-10-18 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. From alternation in the PLD to grammar change. 27th Penn Linguistics Colloquium 2003-02-21 - 2003-02-23 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Non-universal set of cues. Conference on Comparative Diachronic Syntax (CCDS) 2003-08-29 - 2003-08-30 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Gledikonur and gledimenn. The view from building 2 2003-09-11 - 2003.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Holmberg, Anders. Wh-movement involves Greed: Evidence from Icelandic raising. Workshop on "Triggers" 2002-10-24 - 2002-10-24 2002.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Explaining language change: A three step process. Workshop on Language Change from a Generative Perspective 2002-02-08 - 2002-02-08 2002.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Language change and language acquisition. 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics 2002-01-10 - 2002-01-10 2002.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg; Holmberg, Anders. Agr, wh-movement, and raising in Icelandic. The Displacement Property of Human Languages 2002-09-27 - 2002-09-28 2002.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Restructuring in Old Icelandic. GLOW workshop on Language Change and Variation 2001-04-11 - 2001-04-11 2001.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. VP-preposing in Icelandic. 14th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 1999-01-08 - 1999-01-09 1999.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Theoretical and empirical aspects of syntactic change. Trial lecture 1999-06-04 - 1999.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. The implicational relationship of language acquisition and language change. Trial lecture 1999-06-04 - 1999.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Parameter change in Icelandic. 2th Tromsø Syntax Workshop: VO and OV 1998-05-22 - 1998-05-23 1998.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Intertacting movements in the history of Icelandic. 5th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference (DIGS 5) 1998-05-30 - 1998-06-01 1998.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Argument movements in the Older Icelandic VP. Proceedings of ConSOLE V 1997.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. The decline of OV word order in the Icelandic VP. ConSOLE 5 1996-12-16 - 1996-12-18 1996.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. OV word order in the history of Icelandic. GISSL workshop 1996-07-20 - 1996-07-20 1996.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. SHC ≠ SVO. Thursday Night Seminar 1996-09-13 - 1996.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. The decline of OV word order in Icelandic. Thursday Night Seminar 1996-02-08 - 1996.

  • Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg. Syntactic changes in nineteenth century Icelandic. Guest lecture 1995-02-21 - 1995.

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