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Kevin McCafferty

Professor
  • E-mailKevin.McCafferty@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 31 50
  • Visitor Address
    HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen
Books
  • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; McCafferty, Kevin; Vaughan, Elaine. 2015. Pragmatic markers in Irish English. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 443 pages. ISBN: 9789027256638.
  • Haugland, Kari E.; McCafferty, Kevin; Rusten, Kristian A. 2014. 'Ye whom the charms of grammar please': Studies in English Language History in Honour of Leiv Egil Breivik. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 411 pages. ISBN: 9783034317795.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - Historical, Social, Linguistic. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 370 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - historical, social, linguistic. Studies in celebration of Toril Swan. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 372 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - Historical, Social, Linguistic. Studies in Celebration of Toril Swan. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 372 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2001. Ethnicity and language change. English in (London)Derry, Northern Ireland. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 244 pages. ISBN: 90-272-1838-2.
Journal articles
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2017. Irish English in emigrant letters. World Englishes. 36: 176-190. doi: 10.1111/weng.12252
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2016. Review of Nicholas M. Wolf. An Irish-speaking island. State, religion, community, and the linguistic landscape in Ireland, 1770-1870. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press. Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics. 2: 137-141. doi: 10.1515/jhsl-2016-0008
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2016. Review of Jeffrey L. Kallen, Irish English, volume 2: The Republic of Ireland. Berlin, De Gruyter. English World-Wide. 37: 86-90. doi: 10.1075/eww.37.1.04mcc
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2015. ‘I was away in another field got’: a diachronic study of the be-perfect in Irish English. Token: A Journal of English Linguistics. 3: 135-161.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2014. 'I dont care one cent what [Ø] goying on in Great Britten': BE-deletion in Irish English. American Speech. 89: 441-469. doi: 10.1215/00031283-2908222
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador-Moreno, Carolina P. 2014. ‘[The Irish] find much difficulty in these auxiliaries […], putting will for shall with the first person’: The decline of first-person shall in Ireland, 1760-1890. English Language and Linguistics. 18: 407-429. doi: 10.1017/S1360674314000100
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador-Moreno, Carolina P. 2012. Linguistic identity and the study of emigrant letters: Irish English in the making. Lengua y migración. 4: 5-24.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2011. Review of Karen P. Corrigan. 2010. Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland. Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Press. English World-Wide. 32: 250-254.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2011. Victories fastened in grammar: historical documentation of Irish English. English Today. 27: 17-24. doi: 10.1017/S0266078411000162
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2011. Irish English. vol 1-Northern Ireland. English World-Wide. 32: 250-255. doi: 10.1075/eww.32.2.08mcc
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2011. Review of Séamas Moylan. 2008. Southern Irish English: Review and Exemplary Texts. Dublin: Geography Publications. English World-Wide. 32: 379-383.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2011. Southern Irish English: Review and Exemplary Texts. English World-Wide. 32: 379-383. doi: 10.1075/eww.32.3.07mcc
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador Moreno, Carolina P. 2011. Fictionalising orality: introduction. Sociolinguistic Studies. 5: 1-13.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2005. William Carleton between Irish and English: using literary dialect to study language contact and change. Language and Literature. 14: 339-362. doi: 10.1177/0963947005051288
  • Wolfe, Stephen; McCafferty, Kevin. 2005. William Carleton´s Mediations: Representing Language and Culture in "The Donagh; or the Horse Stealers". Conference Proceedings, NAES, 2004. 26 pages.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2004. '[T]hunder storms is verry dangese in this countrey they come in less than a minnits notice...': The Northern Subject Rule in Southern Irish English. English World-Wide. 25: 51-79.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2004. Innovation in language contact: Be after V-ing as a future gram in Irish English. Diachronica. XXI: 113-160.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2004. Innovation in language contact : Be after V-ing as a future gram in Irish English, 1670 to the present. Diachronica. 21: 113-160.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2004. "Thunder storms is verry dangese in this countrey they come in less than a minnits notice <...>": The northern subject rule in Southern Irish English. English World-Wide. 25: 51-79.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2003. The Northern Subject Rule in Ulster: How Scots, how English? Language Variation and Change. 15: 105-139.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2003. Plural verbal -s in nineteenth-century Ulster: Scots and English influence on Ulster dialects. Ulster folklife. 48: 62-86.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2002. John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill, eds. 2000. Language and politics: Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. (Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics 1.) Belfast Cló Ollscoil na Banríona/Queen's University Press. 147pp. English World-Wide. 23: 137-151.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2002. Sure how would the (imminent) future ever be after becoming the (recent) past? Change in the Irish English be after V-ing construction. ERIC Database of Educational Documents. 32 pages.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2002. Plural verbal -s in nineteenth-century Ulster: Scots and English influence on Ulster dialects. Ulster folklife. 48: 62-86.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1999. Citizens and tribesmen. Two 'nations' in the siege narrative of Ulster Unionist rhetoric. Nordlit. 6: 71-86.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1998. Shared accents, divided speech community? Change in Northern Ireland English. Language Variation and Change. 10: 97-121.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1998. Barriers to change: Ethnic division and phonological innovation in Northern Ireland English. English World-Wide. 19: 7-32.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1996. Frae 'wile norn aksints' tae oor ain national leid? Part 1. Causeway. Cultural Traditions Journal. 3: 39-44.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1996. Frae 'wile norn aksints' tae oor ain national leid? Part 2. Causeway. Cultural Traditions Journal. 3: 48-53.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1995. Runagates revisited: or, 'even English in these airts took a lawless turn'. Causeway. Cultural Traditions Journal. 2: 9-15.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1994. No Prods or Fenians here! The absence of Northern Ireland social organisation in sociolinguistic studies. Nordlyd. 21: 1-32.
Reports and theses
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador Moreno, Carolina P. 2011. Fictionalising Orality. Sociolinguistic Studies. 5: 1. 148 pages.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2006. English intonation. Department of English, University of Bergen, Bergen. 49 pages.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1997. Open minds, barricaded tongues. A study of ethnic relations and language change in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Det humanistiske fakultet, Universitetet i Tromsø, Tromsø. 294 pages.
Book sections
  • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; Corrigan, Karen P.; McCafferty, Kevin; Moreton, Emma. 2016. Migration databases as impact tools in the education and heritage sectors. Chapter 2, pages 25-67. In:
    • Corrigan, Karen P.; Mearns, Adam J. 2016. Creating and digitizing language corpora volume 3: databases for public engagement. Palgrave Macmillan. 386 pages. ISBN: 978-1-137-38644-1.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2016. Emigrant letters: exploring the 'grammar of the conquered'. Chapter 10, pages 218-243. In:
    • Hickey, Raymond. 2016. Sociolinguistics in Ireland. Palgrave Macmillan. 432 pages. ISBN: 9781137453464.
  • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; McCafferty, Kevin. 2015. "Sure this is a great country for drink and rowing at elections": Discourse markers in the Corpus of Irish English Correspondence, 1750-1940. 12, pages 270-291. In:
    • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; McCafferty, Kevin; Vaughan, Elaine. 2015. Pragmatic markers in Irish English. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 443 pages. ISBN: 9789027256638.
  • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; McCafferty, Kevin; Vaughan, Elaine. 2015. Pragmatic markers in Irish English: Introduction. 1, pages 1-16. In:
    • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; McCafferty, Kevin; Vaughan, Elaine. 2015. Pragmatic markers in Irish English. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 443 pages. ISBN: 9789027256638.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador-Moreno, Carolina P. 2015. '[B]ut sure its only a penny after all': Irish English discourse marker sure. 10, pages 179-197. In:
    • Dossena, Marina. 2015. Transatlantic Perspectives on Late Modern English. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 221 pages. ISBN: 9789027200839.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2014. '[W]ell are you not got over thinking about going to ireland yet': the BE-perfect in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Irish English. Ch. 17, pages 333-351. In:
    • Hundt, Marianne. 2014. Late Modern English syntax. Cambridge University Press. 408 pages. ISBN: 9781107032798.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2014. I think I will be after making love to one of them: A revised account of Irish English be after V-ing and its Irish source. Ch. 9, pages 197-221. In:
    • Haugland, Kari E.; McCafferty, Kevin; Rusten, Kristian A. 2014. 'Ye whom the charms of grammar please': Studies in English Language History in Honour of Leiv Egil Breivik. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 411 pages. ISBN: 9783034317795.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Haugland, Kari E.; Rusten, Kristian A. 2014. Preface: Charms of grammar/Source of all glamour. Forord, pages xix-xxxiii. In:
    • Haugland, Kari E.; McCafferty, Kevin; Rusten, Kristian A. 2014. 'Ye whom the charms of grammar please': Studies in English Language History in Honour of Leiv Egil Breivik. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 411 pages. ISBN: 9783034317795.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2012. Belfastards and Derriers - culchies at heart? Urban and rural influences in Northern Irish English. Ch. 3, pages 39-64. In:
    • Nordin, Irene Gilsenan; Llena, Carmen Zamorano. 2012. Urban and rural landscapes in modern Ireland. Language, literature and culture. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 228 pages. ISBN: 9783034302791.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador-Moreno, Carolina P. 2012. "I will be expecting a letter from you before this reaches you". A corpus-based study of shall/will variation in Irish English correspondence. ch. 11, pages 179-204. In:
    • Dossena, Marina; Del Lungo Camiciotti, Gabriella. 2012. Letter writing in Late Modern Europe. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 254 pages. ISBN: 978-90-272-5623-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Amador-Moreno, Carolina P. 2012. A Corpus of Irish English Correspondence (CORIECOR): A tool for studying the history and evolution of Irish English. Ch. 13, pages 265-287. In:
    • Migge, Bettina; Ní Chiosáin, Máire. 2012. New perspectives on Irish English. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISBN: 9789027249043.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2011. English grammar, Celtic revenge? First-person future shall/will in Irish English. kap. 11, pages 223-242. In:
    • Hickey, Raymond. 2011. Researching the Languages of Ireland. Uppsala universitet. 351 pages. ISBN: 9789155481285.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2010. '[H]ushed and lulled full chimes for pushed and pulled': Writing Ulster English. Ch. 8, pages 139-162. In:
    • Hickey, Raymond. 2010. Varieties of English in writing. The written word as linguistic evidence. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 378 pages. ISBN: 9789027249012.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2009. "Preserv[ing] every thing Irish"? The Hiberno-English dialect of William Carleton's peasants. Chapter 3, pages 67-99. In:
    • Amador Moreno, Carolina P.; Nunes, Ana. 2009. The representation of the spoken mode in fiction. How authors write how people talk. Edwin Mellen Press. 226 pages. ISBN: 9780773446779.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2008. On the trail of "intolerable Scoto-Hibernic jargon": Ulster English, Irish English and dialect hygiene in William Carleton's Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry (First Series, 1830). Chapter 8, pages 171-184. In:
    • Dossena, Marina; Dury, Richard; Gotti, Maurizio. 2008. English Historical Linguistics 2006, Volume III: Geo-Historical Variation in English. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 197 pages. ISBN: 9789027248121.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2007. Northern Irish English. 6, pages 122-134. In:
    • Britain, David. 2007. Language in the British Isles. Cambridge University Press. 508 pages. ISBN: 978-0-521-79488-6.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2006. Be after V-ing on the past grammaticalisation path: how far is it after coming? kap. 7, pages 130-151. In:
    • Tristram, Hildegard L.C. 2006. The Celtic Englishes IV. The interface between English and the Celtic languages. 350 pages. ISBN: 978-3-939469-06-3.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2005. 'His letters is as short as ever they were': the Northern Subject Rule in 19th-century Ireland. kapittel 11, pages 187-201. In:
    • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - historical, social, linguistic. Studies in celebration of Toril Swan. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 372 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2005. Future, perfect and past. Changing uses of be after V-ing in Irish English. kapittel, pages 241-253. In:
    • Alhaug, Gulbrand; Mørck, Endre; Pedersen, Aud-Kirsti. 2005. Mot rikare mål å trå. Festskrift til Tove Bull. Novus Forlag. 361 pages. ISBN: 82-7099-422-7.
  • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Preface. forord, pages 9-17. In:
    • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - historical, social, linguistic. Studies in celebration of Toril Swan. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 372 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • Mccafferty, kevin. 2005. Preface. Forord, pages 9-17. In:
    • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - Historical, Social, Linguistic. Studies in Celebration of Toril Swan. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 372 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • Mccafferty, kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Preface. 1, pages 9-17. In:
    • McCafferty, Kevin; Bull, Tove; Killie, Kristin. 2005. Contexts - Historical, Social, Linguistic. Studies in Celebration of Toril Swan. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 372 pages. ISBN: 3-03910-625-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2003. Language contact in Early Modern Ireland: the case of be after V-ing as a future gram. kapittel 18, pages 323-341. In:
    • Tschichold, Cornelia. 2003. English core linguistics. 368 pages. ISBN: 3-906770-98-2.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2003. 'I'll bee after telling dee de raison ...': Be after V-ing as a future gram in Irish English, 1601-1750. kapittel 17, pages 298-317. In:
    • Tristram, Hildegard L.C. 2003. The Celtic Englishes III. Universitätsverlag Winter. 478 pages. ISBN: 3-8253-1241-0.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 2001. Norway: consensus and diversity. kapittel 9, pages 89-103. In:
    • Kirk, John M.; Ó Baoill, Dónall P. 2001. Linguistic politics: Language policies for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. 258 pages. ISBN: 0-85389-815-4.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1999. (London)Derry: between Ulster and local speech - class, ethnicity and language change. kapittel 14, pages 246-264. In:
    • Foulkes, Paul; Docherty, Gerard. 1999. Urban voices. Accent studies in the British Isles. 313 pages. ISBN: 0-340-74105-8.
  • McCafferty, Kevin. 1996. Voicing differences. Variation and change in Derry/Londonderry English in relation to ethnicity, class, ans sex. kapittel, pages 365-384. In:
    • Bjørhovde, Gerd. 1996. Proceedings from the sixth Nordic conference for English studies. 485 pages.

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