1981 …2019
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Linguistics, PhD, The University of Edinburgh

Linguistics, MLitt, The University of Edinburgh

External positions

Honorary Associate Prof, The University of Queensland

2011 → …

Keywords

  • pragmatics
  • semantics
  • history of linguistics

Projects 2010 2018

Research Output 1981 2019

Religious and ideologically motivated taboos

Allan, K., 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Taboo Words and Language. Allan, K. (ed.). 1st ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, p. 248-263 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Taboo words and language: an overview

Allan, K., 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Taboo Words and Language. Allan, K. (ed.). 1st ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, p. 1-27 27 p. (Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Getting a grip on context as a determinant of meaning

Allan, K., 2018, Further Advances in Pragmatics and Philosophy: Part 1 From Theory to Practice. Capone, A., Carapezza, M. & Lo Piparo, F. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland : Springer, p. 177-201 25 p. (Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology; vol. 18).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Old Age Revolution in Australian English: Rethinking a taboo concept

Benczes, R. A., Burridge, K., Allan, K. & Sharifian, F., 2018, Linguistic Taboo Revisited: Novel Insights from Cognitive Perspectives. Pedraza, A. (ed.). Berlin Germany: Walter de Gruyter, Vol. 61. p. 99-116 17 p. (Cognitive Linguistics Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Oxford Handbook of Taboo Words and Language

Allan, K. (ed.), 2018, Abingdon Oxon UK: Oxford University Press. 464 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Activities 2007 2007

  • 1 Editorial responsibility

Australian Journal of Linguistics (Journal)

Keith Allan (Editor in chief)
20072019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility