Jespersen, A.; Hejná, M. Accepted. ”Hvordan får vi danskerne til at tale dansk med os? En analyse af sprogskift i interaktioner mellem danskere og udlændinge” [How do we get the Danes to speak Danish with us? An analysis of language shifts in interaction between Danes and foreigners]. In 18. Møde om Udforskningen af Dansk Sprog Rapporter.

Hejná, M.; Walkden, G. Accepted. A History of English. Language Science Press. [peer-reviewed monograph]


Hejná, M.; Jespersen, A. 2021. “The coming of age: how do linguists tease apart chronological, biological, and social age?”. Language & Linguistics Compass 15(1): e12404. [peer-reviewed journal article]

Hejná, M.; Kaźmierski, K.; Guo, W. 2021. “Even Americans pre-aspirate”. English World-Wide. A Journal of Varieties of English 42(2). [online pre-publication 2020] [peer-reviewed journal article]


Hejná, M.; Ackerman, L.; Wallenberg, J.C. 2020. “Attention to People Like You: a proposal regarding neuroendocrine effects on linguistic variation”. Journal of Biolinguistics 14: 1-20.

Hejná, M.; Šturm, P.; Tylečková, L.; Bořil, T. 2020. “Normophonic breathiness in Czech and Danish: are females breathier than males?“. Journal of Voice. [online pre-publication][peer-reviewed journal article]

Morris, J.; Hejná, M. 2020. “Pre-aspiration in Bethesda Welsh: a sociophonetic analysis“. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 50(2): 168-192. [peer-reviewed journal article]


Hejná, M. 2019. “Pre-aspiration and the problem of zeroes: phonological rules can be variable“. In The Sign of the V: Papers in Honour of Sten Vikner. Eds K.R. Christensen, J. Wood, and H. Jørgensen. 227-242. AU Scholarly Publishing Services. [peer-reviewed chapter]

Hejná, M.; Borkfelt, S.; Eaton, M. Ø.; Christensen, K. R.; Clasen, M.; Fage-Butler, A. M.; Jacobsen, U. C.; Jespersen, A.; Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, J.; Schjoldager, A.; Stephan, M.; Sørensen, M. H. 2019. “Interdisciplinary: to be or not to be? Working across disciplinary boundaries in the humanities (and beyond)”. Leviathan: Interdisciplinary Journal in English 5: 1-12. [pedagogical paper/perspective]

Hejná, M. 2019. “A case study of menstrual cycle effects: global phonation or also local phonatory phenomena?”. Eds. S. Calhoun, P. Escudero, M. Tabain & P. Warren.  19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne. 2630-2634. Canberra, Australia: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc. [peer reviewed conference proceedings]

Moisik, S.; Hejná, M.; Esling, J. 2019. “Abducted vocal fold states and the epilarynx: a new taxonomy for distinguishing breathiness and whisperiness“. 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne. Eds. S. Calhoun, P. Escudero, M. Tabain & P. Warren.  220-224. Canberra, Australia: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc. [peer reviewed conference proceedings]

Jespersen, A.; Hejná, M. 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?]. In 17. Møde om Udforskningen af Dansk Sprog Rapporter.  Eds Yonatan Goldshtein, Inger Schoonderbeek Hansen, and Tina Thode Hougaard. 311-327. SUN TRUK: Aarhus. [peer reviewed conference proceedings]

Hejná, M.; Kimper, W. 2019. “Pre-closure laryngeal properties as cues to the fortis-lenis plosive contrast in British varieties of English“. In Yearbook of the Poznań Linguistic Meeting 4, 1: 179-211. Mouton de Gruyter. [peer-reviewed book chapter]

Hejná, M.; Jespersen, A. 2019. “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]

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]


Walkden, G.; Hejná, M. 2018 [Appeared in print in 2019 as published in 2018]. Review of Mary Hayes & Allison Burkette (eds.), Approaches to teaching the history of the English language (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017)Studia Anglica Posnaniensia 53: 256-260. [review]

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;

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In an emergency!”

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