dr hab. Anna Wojtyś

Department of the English Language

associate professor

Room number: 236/218

Phone: +48 (22) 5531416

email: a.wojtys@uw.edu.pl

  Office hours: winter semester 21/22
Mondays 9.00-9.45 room 236
and online via meet with previous e-mail arrangement
dr hab. Anna Wojtyś


Postdoctoral degree (habilitacja), University of Warsaw, 2018

Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2007

M.A., University of Warsaw, 2002


Research interests and projects

  • history of the English language
  • varieties of English
  • morphology
  • phonetics and phonology

Selected publications


Wojtyś, A. (2017). The Non-Surviving Preterite-Present Verbs in English. The Demise of *dugan, munan, *-nugan, *þurfan, and unnan. (1st ed.). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Wojtyś, A. (2016). Past Participle Marking in Mediaeval English. A Corpus-Based Study in Historical Morpology. (2nd ed.). San Diego, CA: Æ Academic Publishing.


Wojtyś, A. (2017). The role of syntactic factors in the elimination of *þurfan from English. In A. Kijak , J. Nykiel & A. Łęcki (Eds.). Current Developments in English Historical Linguistics. (pp. 176-191). Katowice: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego.

Wojtyś, A. (2015). Verbs of granting in Old English documents. In B. Lowrey & F. Toupin (Eds.). Studies in Linguistic Variation and Change. From Old to Middle English. (pp. 2-18). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Wojtyś, A. (2014). The demise of a preterite-present verb. Why was unnan lost?. In S. Pfenninger (Ed.). Contact, Variation, and Change in the History of English. (pp. 61-82). Amsterdam ; Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Esquibel, J. & Wojtyś, A. (2014). Att heffness yate uss openn be or oppnedd be: How adjectival can a Middle English participle be?. In M. Bilynsky (Ed.). Studies in Middle English Words. Forms, Senses and Texts. (pp. 151-164). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.


Wojtyś, A. & Esquibel, J. (2016). Æfter/ra in the Lindisfarne Gospels: On the Plethora of Its Meanings and Uses in the English Gloss. Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies, 25, (pp. 117-138).

Wojtyś, A. (2016). Tracing an obsolete preterite-present verb: the fates of OE *dugan. Linguistica silesiana, 37, (pp. 7–23).

Older publications can be found on the complete list in PBN


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Associate Editor of ANGLICA. An International Journal of English Studies