Dr Anna Tristram’s research focuses on variation and change in French morphosyntax. Wider research interests include the sociolinguistics and socio-historical linguistics of French, especially with reference to morphosyntactic features; prescriptivism and its influence on language use; language and identity; language and gender; and language attitudes.
Her current research project investigates variation and change in future temporal reference in French, and a new project will investigate language attitudes using data from Twitter.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- French sociolinguistics
- Variation and change (in any language)
- Sociohistorical linguistics
- Language attitudes
- Language and gender
- Prescriptivism and standard languages