Research fellow, assistant professor, researcher in the preparation of the Slovenian Linguistic Atlas and Slavic Linguistic Atlas

Phone:
+386 1 470 61 93
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Location:
Novi trg 4 (4th floor)
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Researcher's IDs:
32205 (ARRS)
0000-0001-5967-0920 (ORCID)
56613510400 (Scopus)
Research interests

Januška Gostenčnik is a researcher at the Dialectological Section. Her main focus is on the Kostel dialect. She participates in the preparation of the first volume of the Slovenian Linguistic Atlas. She is a member of the working group of the International Commission for the preparation of the Slavic Linguistic Atlas.

Since 2009 she has been teaching tutorials for the course Slovene dialectology and Phonology at the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica.

Research Areas·

  • Dialectology
  • Geolinguistics
  • Accentology

 

Education, Academic and Scientific Titles

  • 2020–: Assistant Professor of the Slovenian Language, University of Ljubljana
  • 2019–: Teaching Assistant of the Comparative Slavic Linguistics, University of Ljubljana
  • 2017–: Research Fellow, ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language
  • 2011–2019: Teaching Assistant of the Slovenian Language, School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica
  • 2014: PhD thesis: Izoglose na stiku slovenskega kostelskega narečja in kajkavskega goranskega narečja (Isoglosses at the Contact of the Slovene
  • Dialect of Kostel and the Kajkavian Goran Dialect), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 2009: BA degrees in Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian Languages and Literatures and Comparative Slavic Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 2000: matura exam, Gimnazija Poljane, Ljubljana

 

Employments, Leadership Positions and Competences

 

Employments:

  • 2009–: ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language
  • 2009–2019: temporary employment, School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica

 

Leadership Positions:

  • 2020: leader of a scientific project Slovenski govori v okolici Skrada na Hrvaškem (Urad Vlade Republike Slovenije za Slovence v zamejstvu in po svetu)
  • 2019: leader of a scientific project Znanstvena raziskava slovenskih govorov v Gorskem kotarju – 2. faza (Urad Vlade Republike Slovenije za Slovence v zamejstvu in po svetu)
  • 2018: leader of a scientific project Znanstvena raziskava slovenskih govorov v Gorskem kotarju (Urad Vlade Republike Slovenije za Slovence v zamejstvu in po svetu)
  • 2017: leader of a scientific project Slovenski kostelski govori na jugu Gorskega kotarja (Urad Vlade Republike Slovenije za Slovence v zamejstvu in po svetu)

 

Supervision:

  • 2019: MA co-supervisor: Nika Pavletič

 

Other Experience:

  • 2010, 2011, 2019: participation at sessions of the International Working Group for the Making of the Slavic Linguistic Atlas (OLA) (Sofia, Moscow, Krakow)
  • 2004/2005: one-semester study grant based on a bilateral agreement (University of Warsaw)

 

Outstanding Achievements, Awards and Grants

  • 2008: Friar Stanislav Škrabec Foundation grant

Research areas

Linguistics H350 • Phonetics, phonology H351 • Dialectology H401 • Baltic and Slavonic languages and literatures H590 

Keywords

Linguistics • Dialectology • Geolinguistics • Phonology • Accentology • The Kostel dialect 

Recognitions & awards

2008: scholarship awarded by the Father Stanislav Škrabec Foundation (Ustanova patra Stanislava Škrabca)