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    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

1976 …2019

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Name:  Carl Bache
Date of birth:  9. August, 1953
Place of birth:  Kotagiri, Nilgiris, India
Nationality:  Danish

 


Workplace:

Institute of Language and Communication
University of Southern Denmark
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M
Denmark
Telephone: +45 65 50 31 07 (secretary: +45 65 50 31 00) / +45 61 79 28 21
E-mail:cba@sdu.dk


Academic training:

A-levels (Danish, German), University of London, 1971.
International Baccalaureate (English), Atlantic College, 1971.
Cand.phil. (English Language and literature), Odense University, 1977.
Ph.D. (lic.phil.) (English Language & Linguistics), Odense University, 1980.
Dr.phil. (advanced doctoral degree), Odense University, 1985.

  

Position:

Full professor of English Language at the English Department (Odense University) and the Institute of Language and Communication (University of Southern Denmark) since 1984.

  

Key compentencies in addition to my academic field:

  • Intellectual capacity for handling complex issues (from many years in research, administration and problem solving more generally).
  • Interpersonal skills (from many years of teaching, supervision and university administration).
  • Intercultural understanding (from my international education and work experience).
  • Substantial management experience (from leadership in knowledge-based institutions)
  • Aptitude for analytical and strategic thinking (especially from leadership in 'survival-struggle' and developmental administrative and political contexts).
  • Collaboration skills (from extensive committee work, joint research projects and project coordination).

 

Teaching and research interests:

English language, general linguistics, functional grammar, syntax, phonetics, cognitive linguistics.

 

Administrative experience:

  • Member of the Faculty Senate of the Humanities at Odense University 1985-1991
  • Assistent dean 1986-1988
  • Member of the board of directors, Odense University Press / University Press of Southern Denmark since 1987
  • Dean of the Humanities 1988-1990
  • Member of the University Senate and its budget committee 1988-1990
  • Masterminded and implemented the reorganization of the Humanities in 1990-1991 and in the process founded the new Institute of Language and Communication
  • Chairman of the Institute of Language and Communication 1991-1993
  • Chief coordinator of six research teams working on grammar projects under the auspices of the Danish Research Council for the Humanities 1993-2007
  • Member of the University IT Committee and the DOU board of directors 1995-1997
  • Chairman of the English Department 1999-2001
  • Member of the Danish Research Council for the Humanities 2000-2004, and its four-man executive committee 2001-2004
  • Member of the Research Policies Committee of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters 2006-2012.
  • Chairman of the Research Policies Committee of the Royal Dansih Academy of Sciences and Letters 2010-2012.
  • Head of the Graduate School in the Humanities at the University of Southern Denmark since 2011.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Carlsberg Foundation for the period since 2014
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the art museum Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen since 2014
  • Member of the Carlsberg A/S Supervisory Board since March 2014.

     

 Other distinctions:

  • Received a knighthood (Knight of the Dannebrog) in 1991
  • Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters since 2005

 


Publications:

1976: (with Flemming Andersen) August Schleicher: Towards a Better Under¬standing of his Concept of Language Change, Antropological Linguistics 18, 428-437.

1978: The Order of Premodifying Adjectives in Present-Day English, Odense: Odense University Press.

1980: (with Leif Kvistgaard Jakobsen) On the Distinction between Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Relative Clauses in Modern English, Lingua 52, 313-337.

1982a: Aspect and Aktionsart: Towards a Semantic Distinction, Journal of Linguistics 18, 57-72.

1982b: (with M. Davenport) The Small Green Frog Dissected or: A Structural Analysis of Adjectivally Modified Nominal Constructions. PEO Special Issue, The English Depart¬ment, Odense University, 16-47.

1985a: Verbal Aspect: A General Theory and its Application to Present-Day English, Odense: Odense University Press.

1985bThe Semantics of Grammatical Categories: A Dialectical Approach, Journal of Linguistics 21, 51-77.

1985c: (with M. Davenport & J. Dienhart) An Introduction to PROSE for Users of Sperry (Univac), Bits & Bytes 5. The English Department, Odense University.

1986a: Review of B. Comrie, Tense (Cambridge University Press, 1985), Journal of Literary Semantics 15, 66-70.

1986b: Tense and Aspect in Fiction, Journal of Literary Semantics 15, 82-97.

1987: Aspect in English: An Introduction. CEBAL 9, 1-26.

1991: (with Mike Davenport, John Dienhart and Fritz Larsen) An Introduction to English Sentence Analysis, Copenhagen: Munksgaard.

1992a: Verbal Categories, Form-Meaning Relationships and the Perfect. Pre-publications of the English Department of Odense University 64; cf. 1994b.

1992b: Nogle metodologiske overvejelser om begrebet 'grammatisk kategori'. Odense Working Papers in Language and Communication 2, 3-27.

1993a: (with M. Davenport, J. Dienhart & F. Larsen) An Introduction to English Sentence Analysis. 2nd edition, revised, Copenhagen: Munksgaard, cf. 1999a.

1993b: (red.) Ny Forskning i Grammatik – Igangsat af Statens Humanistiske Forskningsråd. Odense: Odense University Press.

1994a: Grammar in a Pedagogical Context. Traditions and Innovations: Papers Presented to Andreas Haarder, PEO Special Issue, The English Department, Odense University, 21-41.

1994b: Verbal Categories, Form-Meaning Relationships and the Perfect, in 1994b.

1994c: Introduction: an Overview. In C. Bache, H. Basbøll & C.-E. Lindberg (eds.) 1994d, 1-22.

1994d: (with Basbøll & Lindberg, eds.) Tense - Aspect - Action: Empirical and Theoretical Contri-butions to Language Typology, Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

1995a: The Study of Aspect, Tense and Action: Towards a Theory of the Semantics of Grammatical Categories, Berlin, New York, Paris, etc.: Peter Lang, 350 pp., cf. 1997d.

1995b: Om prædikaters berettigelse i sætningsanalysen, in P. Durst Andersen & J. Nørgård-Sørensen (eds.), Ny Forskning i Grammatik – Igangsat af Statens Humanistiske Forskningsråd, Fælles-publikation 2, Odense: Odense University Press, 7-25

1995c: Another look at the distinction between aspect and action, in P. M. Bertinetto, V. Bianchi, Ö. Dahl, M. Squartini (eds.), Temporal Reference, Aspect and Actionality, Vol. 2: Typological Perspectives, Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier, 65-78.

1996a: Presentation of a pedagogical sentence analysis system. Hermes 17, 11-35.

1996b: (with N. Davidsen-Nielsen) Discontinuity in English. Hermes 17, 37-62.

1997a: Adjektivers funktionelt betingede rækkefølge i engelsk. L. Falster Jakobsen & G. Skytte (eds) Ny Forskning i Grammatik – Igangsat af Statens Humanistiske Forskningsråd, Fælles-publikation 4, Odense: Odense University Press, 7-25.

1997b: (med N. Davidsen-Nielsen) Tempus og aspekt i engelsk. L. Falster Jakobsen & G. Skytte (eds) Ny Forskning i Grammatik – Igangsat af Statens Humanistiske Forskningsråd, Fælles-publikation 4, Odense: Odense University Press, 26-48.

1997c: (with N. Davidsen-Nielsen) Mastering English: An Advanced Grammar for Non-native and Native Speakers, Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 538 pp.

1997d: The Study of Aspect, Tense and Action: Towards a Theory of the Semantics of Grammatical Categories, Second Revised Edition., Berlin, New York, Paris, etc.: Peter Lang, 348 pp., cf. 1995a.

1997e: (with A. Klinge, eds.) Sound, Structures and Senses – Essays Presented to Niels Davidsen-Nielsen on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday, Odense: Odense University Press.

1997f: Another Look at the Order of Premodifying Adjectives in English, in Bache 1997c, 9-28.

1998: Engelsk grammatik – en ulv i fåreklæder. Humaniora 3 (SHF), 21-24.

1999a: (with M. Davenport, J. Dienhart & F. Larsen) An Introduction to English Sentence Analysis. Third Edition, Copenhagen: Gyldendal, cf. Bache et al. 1991, 1993a.

1999b: (with L. Heltoft & M. Herslund, eds) Ny Forskning i Grammatik 6. Odense: Odense University Press.

2000a: Essentials of Mastering English: A Concise Grammar. Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 328pp.

2000b: Kategorier på tværs. J Nørgård-Sørensen, P. Durst-Andersen, L. Jansen, B. Lihn Jensen & J. Pedersen (red.) Ny Forskning i Grammatik 7. Odense: Odense University Press, 7-25.

2001: (with S. Becerra Bascunan, M.-B. Mosegaard Hansen, L. Heltoft & H. Jansen, eds.) Ny Forskning i Grammatik 8. Odense: Odense University Press.

2002a: Levels of blending, disintegration and language evolution. A. Hougaard & S. N. Lund (eds) The Way We Think. Odense Working Papers in Language and Communication 23, 3-23.

2002b: On Categories in Linguistics. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia 34, 71-105.

2003: (with M. Birkelund & N. Nørgaard, eds) Ny Forskning i Grammatik 10. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark.

2004: Tempus i Systemisk Funktionel Lingvistik: En kritisk gennemgang. B. Lihn Jensen, I. Korzen & H. Høeg Müller (eds.) Ny Forskning i Grammatik 11. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 7-27.

2005a: Hallidays Tempuskategori: Funktion og Empiri. Department of English NOTES (Copenhagen Business School), Vol. 2, 7-21.

2005b: Constraining Conceptual Integration Theory: Levels of Blending and Disintegration. Journal of Pragmatics 37, 1615-1635.

2005c: En Empirisk Undersøgelse af Hallidays tempuskategori. K. Boye, L. Heltoft, A. Jensen, E. Skafte Jensen og R. Therkelsen Ny Forskning i Grammatik 12. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 7-26.

2007a : Would as a tense marker in English. In M. H. Andersen, J. N. Jensen, M. Rathje and J. Schack (eds) Ved Lejlighed: Festskrift til Niels Davidsen-Nielsen i anledning af 70-års-dagen. Dansk Sprognævns Skrifter 39. 15--29. Copenhagen: Dansk Sprognævn.

2007b: Futurum i det engelske tempussystem: WILL vs. BE going to. Ny Forskning i Grammatik 14, 29-50.

2007c: (with N. Kærgaard, M. Flensted-Jensen, P. Harder, S.-P. Olesen & U. Weber) Forsknings- og ytringsfriheden på universiteterne. The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 36pp.

2008a: (with N. Kærgaard, P. Harder, M. Flensted-Jensen, L. Koch, S.-P. Olesen, K. Sand-Jensen) Forskeren i samfundet: Publicering, evaluering og formidling. The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 42 pp.

2008b: English Tense and Aspect in Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar: A Critical Appraisal and an Alternative. London & Oakville: Equinox. 229 pp.

2008c: (with A. Holsting, H. Høeg Müller & N. Nørgaard, eds) Ny forskning i grammatik 15, 191 pp.

2009a: (with P. Harder, M. Flensted-Jensen, L. Koch, S.-P. Olesen & K. Sand-Jensen) Kvalitet og styring i fremtidens universiteter : Ejerskab, ledelseskultur og de faktiske følger af universitetsloven. København: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2009. 78 pp.

2009b: (with P. Harder, M. Flensted-Jensen, L. Koch, S.-P. Olesen, K. Sand-Jensen) Forskning skal ikke gøre ledelsen glad. Universitetsavisen 12. februar 2009. pp. 22-23.

2009c: (with P. Harder, M. Flensted-Jensen, L. Koch, S.-P. Olesen, K. Sand-Jensen) Bureaukrati, bogholderi, bullshit. Weekendavisen 23. januar 2009. p. 12.

2009d: Stratifikation i Systemisk Funktionel Lingvistik: En arv fra Hjelmslev? In: K. Farø, A. Holsting, N.-E. Larsen, J. E. Mogensen, T. Vinther (red.) Sprogvidenskab i Glimt : 70 tekster om sprog i teori og praksis. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark. 459-465.

2009e: En systemisk-funktionel tempusbeskrivelse. In: K. Farø, A. Holsting, N.-E. Larsen, J. E. Mogensen, T. Vinther (red.) Sprogvidenskab i Glimt : 70 tekster om sprog i teori og praksis. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark. 139-144.

2009f: Hjelmslev i Systemisk Funktionel Lingvistik: Inspirationskilde eller fejllæsning. Ny forskning i grammatik 16, 5-26.

2009g: Fri forskning nytter også (Jane Benarroch interview with Carl Bache). Humaniora 2, 18-21.

2010a: (with P. Harder, M. Flensted-Jensen, M. Rørdam, N. Smith) Samfundets bevågenhed - Universiteternes ansvarlighed. Hvad kan forskerne, universiteterne og forskningsrådene selv gøre? Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. 47 pp.

2010b: Presset på den frie forskning. Samfundets bevågenhed - Universiteternes ansvarlighed. Hvad kan forskerne, universiteterne og forskningsrådene selv gøre? Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. 23-29.

2010c: Forskningsfrihed og fyringer. Information, 30 September.

2010d: Hjelmslev's Glossematics: A source of inspiration to Systemic Functional Linguistics? Journal of Pragmatics 42 (9), 2562-2578.

2010e: Review of Robin P. Fawcett 2008. Invitation to Systemic Functional Linguistics throught the Cardiff Grammar. An extension and simplification of Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar (Third Edition. London & Oakville: Equinox). Functions of Language 17:2, 243-254.

2011: (with F. B. Christiansen, P. Harder, M. Rørdam, N. Smith, K. Sneppen) Kvalitet i universitetsuddannelserne - forskningsbaseret undervisning. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. 24 pp.

2011b: (with N. Smith) En ny globaliseringsstrategi! Kronik, Politiken, 15 juni.

2012a: (with F. B. Christiansen, A. Løkke, N. Smith & K. Sneppen) Danske Universiteter 2020. Research policy whitepaper, Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. 50 pp.

2012b: Leksikogrammatiske valg i en socialsemiotisk sprogteori. In: T. H. Andersen & M. Boeriis (eds) Nordisk Socialsemiotik. University Press of Southern Denmark, 21 pp.

2013: Grammatical choice and communicative motivation: A radical systemic approach. In L.Fontaine, T. Bartlett & G. O'Grady Systemic Functional Linguistics: Exploring Choice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013. 72-94.

2014: English Sentence Analysis: An Introduction with Exercises. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 2014. 180 pp.

2015: The narrative 'when' enigma. In Claus Schatz-Jakobsen, Peter Simonsen & Tom Pettitt (eds.), The book out of bounds, 9-22. Odense: Department for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark.

2016: Narrative when in English. English Language and Linguistics 20(2). 273-294.

2018: Narrative before in English. Journal of English Linguistics 46(1). 23-51.

2019: Narrative until in English. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia 51(1). 1-30.

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Narrative until in English

Bache, C., 2019, In : Acta Linguistica Hafniensia. 51, 1, p. 1-30

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  • Narrative before in English

    Bache, C., 2018, In : Journal of English Linguistics. 46, 1, p. 23-51

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  • The narrative 'when' enigma

    Bache, C., 2015, In : Aktuel forskning ved Institut for Litteratur, Kultur og Medier. Særudgave marts 2015, p. 9-21 13 p.

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    Den narrative anvendelse af when i engelsk

    Bache, C., 2014, In : Ny Forskning i Grammatik. 21, p. 5-19

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    Activities

    Konference: Carlsberg Forum - From Science to Business

    Carl Bache (Participant)
    4. Dec 2017

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    Nationalt ph.d.-skoleledermøde inden for humaniora

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    24. Nov 2017

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    Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Jubilæumsarrangement

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    13. Nov 2017

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    Det Danske Institut i Rom: Årsmøde

    Carl Bache (Participant)
    26. Oct 201729. Oct 2017

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    Tale ved afslutningsarrangement for Carlsbergfondets store Nomadeprojekt

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    26. Sep 2017

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    Kæmpe forskelle på ph.d.-vilkår

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    07/01/2020

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    Kæmpe forskelle på ph.d.-vilkår

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    29/11/2019

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    Sprogmand med tæftfor det administrative

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    08/08/2013

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