Forthcoming / Accepted

Walkden, G.; Hejná, M. Accepted. Approaches to teaching the history of the English language: pedagogy in practice. By Mary Hayes & Allison Burkette (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 480. ISBN: 9780190611057. [Review]

Jespersen, A.; Hejná, M. Accepted/2019. ”Rødgrød med fløde? Hvad kæmper andetsprogstalere af dansk med, og hvordan imødegås problemerne af sprogskolerne?” [Rødgrød med fløde? What’s challenging for non-native speakers of Danish and how are these problems addressed in language schools?]. 17. Møde om Udforskningen af Dansk Sprog Rapporter. Aarhus University Press: Aarhus.

Hejná, M. Accepted/2019. “A case study of menstrual cycle effects: global phonation or also local phonatory phenomena?”. 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne.

Moisik, S.; Hejná, M.; Esling, J. Accepted/2019. “Abducted vocal fold states and the epilarynx: a new taxonomy for distinguishing breathiness and whisperiness”. 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne.

Hejná, M.; Kimper, W. Forthcoming. “Pre-closure laryngeal properties as cues to the fortis-lenis plosive contrast in British varieties of English”. In Yearbook of the Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2017. Eds. [peer-reviewed book chapter]

Hejná, M.; Walkden, G. In prep. A History of English. [peer-reviewed monograph]



Hejná, M.; Ackerman, L.; Wallenberg, J. 2019. “Attention to people like you: a proposal regarding neuroendocrine effects on linguistic variation”. [Unpublished MS, stored on OSF]

Hejná, M.; Jespersen, A. Forthcoming. “Focus on consonants: prosodic prominence and the fortis-lenis contrast in English”. In A Sound Approach to Language Matters. In Honor of Ocke-Schwen Bohn. Eds A.M. Nyvad, M. Hejná, M. Hjorten Sørensen, A. Højens, and A. Jespersen. 237-270. AU Scholarly Publishing Services. [peer-reviewed book chapter]

Morris, J.; Hejná, M. 2019. “Pre-aspiration in Bethesda Welsh: a sociophonetic analysis“. Journal of the International Phonetic Association. [peer-reviewed journal article]

Nyvad, A.M.; Hejná, M.; Hjorten Sørensen, M.; Højens, A.; Jespersen, A. 2019. A Sound Approach to Language Matters. In Honor for Ocke-Schwen Bohn. AU Scholarly Publishing Services. [edited volume]



Hejná, M. 2018. “‘‘Fax it up.’ – ‘Yes, it does rather.’ The relationship between TRAP, STRUT, and START in Aberystwyth English“. Proceedings of FONETIK 2018. The XXXth Swedish Phonetics Conference, Gothenburg, June 7-8: 27-32. [conference proceedings, non-peer-reviewed]

Hejná, M. 2018. “Why I work in the field of Language Variation and Change“. Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English 2: 1-12. [perspective, non-peer-reviewed]

Jatteau, A.; Hejná, M. 2018. “Gradient dissimilation in Halh Mongolian: implications for diachrony“. Papers in Historical Phonology 3: 28-75. [peer-reviewed]



Sheena, Y.; Hejná, M.;  Adi, Y.; Keshet, J. 2017. “Automatic measurement of pre-aspiration”. Interspeech 2017, Stockholm: 1049-53. [peer-reviewed conference proceedings]



Hejná, M. 2016. “Multiplicity of the acoustic correlates of the fortis-lenis contrast: plosives in Aberystwyth English”. INTERSPEECH 2016, San Francisco. 3147-51. [peer-reviewed conference proceedings]

Hejná, M. 2016. “Pre-aspiration: manual on acoustic analyses 1.1“. [manuscript archived on LingBuzz; non-peer-reviewed]

Hejná, M.; Palo, P.; Moisik, S. 2016. “Glottal squeaks in VC sequences”. INTERSPEECH 2016, San Francisco. 1136-40. [peer-reviewed conference proceedings]

Jatteau, A.; Hejná, M. 2016. “Dissimilation can be gradient: evidence from Aberystwyth English“. Papers in Historical Phonology 1: 359-86. [peer-reviewed]



Hejná, M. 2015. Pre-aspiration in Welsh English: A case study of Aberystwyth; PhD thesis, University of Manchester. [PhD thesis]

Hejná, M.; Scanlon, J. 2015. “New laryngeal allophony in Manchester English.18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow. [peer-reviewed conference proceedings]



Hejná, M. 2013. “Language(s) of The Owl and the Nightingale and EME Dialectology”. In Proceedings from Freond ic gemete wið: Perspectives on Medieval Britain. Language, Literature, Society. Eds H. Filipová, M. Hejná, and H. Znojemská. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne. 33-51. [peer-reviewed book chapter]

Hejná, M.; Filipová, H.; Znojemská, H. 2013. Proceedings from Freond ic gemete wið: Perspectives on Medieval Britain. Language, Literature, Society. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne. [edited volume]


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For gentlemen who see;

But microscopes are prudent

In an emergency!”

Emily Dickinson 

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