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Dr K Anipa, Senior Lecturer

Dr Kormi AnipaContact Details

ka17@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone: 01334 462965
Office: Quad 35

Full research profile

Module surgery hours
On research leave in Semester 1, 2016/17

Research and Teaching

Dr K. Anipa is from Ghana, West Africa, where he was born and grew up. He achieved a First Class Joint BA Honours degree in French and Spanish, at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (1992). After a one-year Teaching Assistantship in Spanish there, he was offered a set of scholarships by the University of Cambridge for doctoral research, in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages (MML). He arrived in Cambridge (in 1993) and received his PhD (in 1998). He worked briefly as Teaching Fellow in Spanish (1999), at Lancaster University, followed by a year as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in French (1999-2000), at the University of St Andrews (working on 16th-17th-century French), before his lectureship post, in the Department of Spanish, at the same university; he is currently Senior Lecturer. His research interests are in the fields of Historical Sociolinguistics (variation in 16th-17th-century Castilian, English and French), variation theory and methodology, and the history of linguistic thought and grammatical tradition in Renaissance Spain, England and France. These interests relate to the linguistics part of his teaching, as he taught, for many years, aspects of General Linguistics at undergraduate and graduate levels: Phonetics, Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Sociolinguistics Methodologies, and Language Contact. He currently teaches a couple of linguistics-orientated Honours modules on Castilian: ‘History of the Spanish Language’ and ‘Linguistic Study of the Spanish Language’. The bulk of his current teaching (language and Spanish Golden-Age literature) is, however, largely divorced from his speciality and research interests. He welcomes PhD research proposals on Castilian, English or French, in the following areas: present-day Sociolinguistics-Psycholinguistics (variation in language usage, linguistic behaviours and attitudes) and Historical Sociolinguistics (including Renaissance/Early-Modern grammarians) of the history of any of these three languages.

PhD Supervision

Maram Alluhaybi, Erin Carrie, Robert Rezetko

Publications

Diálogo de la lengua. Juan de Valdés. A Diplomatic Edition.
Anipa, K. (ed.) 16 Dec 2014 Cambridge: MHRA. (MHRA Critical Texts; vol. 38)
Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

The Grammatical Thought and Linguistic Behaviour of Juan de Valdés
Anipa, K. 2007 LINCOM GmbH. 243 p.
Research output: Book/ReportBook

A Critical Examination of Linguistic Variation in Golden-Age Spanish
Anipa, K. 2001 Peter Lang. 254 p.
Research output: Book/ReportBook

 

Speaker-Based Approaches to Past Language States
Anipa, K. 2017 Romance Sociolinguistics. Berlin: de Gruyter
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Valdés, Juan de (c. 1509-1541)
Anipa, K. & O'Reilly, T. 19 Dec 2014 Springer Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy. Sgarbi, M. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 1-18 18 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Use of Literary Sources in Historical Sociolinguistic Research
Anipa, K. 2012 The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics. Hernandez-Campoy, J. M. & Conde-Silvestre, J. C. (eds.). Malden, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 170-190 21 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces in the Sociolinguistic Configuration of the Iberian Peninsula
Anipa, K. 2012 Standard Languages and Multilingualism in European History. Hüning, M., Vogl, U. & Moliner, O. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 231-258 28 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A Study of Intra-Personal Linguistic Variation in Cervantes (Grapho-Phonology)
Anipa, K. 2005 Studies on Ibero-Romance Linguistics, dedicated to Ralph Penny. Wright, R. & Ricketts, P. (eds.). Juan de la Cuesta, p. 277-298
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

 

A holistic sociolinguistic perspective on the grammarians and ouisme in the phonetic history of French
Anipa, K. Apr 2017 In : Revue Roumaine de Linguistique. 2016, 4, p. 335-359
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

"¿Porque este libro es más antiguo?”: The Early History of the Diálogo de la lengua Revisited
Anipa, K. 2011 In : Neuphilologische Mitteilungen. 112, 2, p. 131-145 15 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lost in Grammar: Explicating a Crucial Clause in Gómez De Castro's Last Will
Anipa, K. 2010 In : Revue Roumaine de Linguistique. 55, 1, p. 3-18 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Review of ANTONIO SÁNCHEZ JIMÉNEZ's (2006). El Sansón de Extremadura: Diego García de Paredes en la literatura española del siglo XVI.
Anipa, K. 2008 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 85, p. 747-748 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Revised Approach to the Study of Variation in Renaissance Castilian
Anipa, K. Jun 2006 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies. 83, 4, p. 481-503
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diálogo versus Cartas: A Probe into Juan de Valdés's Linguistic Behaviour
Anipa, K. Oct 2005 In : Neuphilologische Mitteilungen. 106, 3, p. 315-336 22 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Oxford Spanish Dictionary, third edition
Anipa, K. 11 Jul 2003 In : TLS, The Times Literary Supplement. p. 6-6 1 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A study of the Analytic Future/Conditional in Golden-Age Spanish
Anipa, K. Jul 2000 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. LXXVII, p. 325-37 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tomad and tomá, etc.: Change and Continuity in a Morphological Feature
Anipa, K. Apr 2000 In : Modern Language Review. 95, 2, p. 389-98 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Devría y debería: el conflicto homonímico y la fusión léxica en el español premoderno
Anipa, K. 1999 In : Alpha. XV, p. 157-172
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

 

Review of M. BELÉN ALBARADO ORTEGA's (2010). Las fórmulas rutinarias del español: teoría y aplicaciones
Anipa, K. 2012 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review of ESTER BRENES PEÑA's (2011). Descortesía verbal y tertulia televisiva: análisis pragmalingüístico.
Anipa, K. 2011 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review of Susana Rodríguez Rosique's Pragmática y gramática: condicionales concesivas en español
Anipa, K. 2010 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review of BALTASAR GRACIÁN's Agudeza y arte de ingenio, edited by Jorge M. Ayala, Ceferino Peralta, Jorge M. Ayala and José M.a Andreu . 2 vols
Anipa, K. 2008 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Nancy Vázquez Veiga, Marcadores discursivos de recepción
Anipa, K. Sep 2006 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies. 83, 6, p. 863-864
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review of Carmen Silva-Corvalán's Sociolingüística y pragmática del español
Anipa, K. 2003 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

 

One Further Step in Variation Theorizing: the Tug-of-war Principle
Anipa, K. 2002
Research output: Other contribution