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Martin Salzmann
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Linguistics

3401-C Walnut Street, Suite 300, C Wing
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228
USA

office: 327-C, Third Floor
phone: +1-215-746-7397
mail: msalzm at-sign ling.upenn dot edu

 

Current Position

Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Specialization

Syntactic theory, syntax-morphology interface, syntax-semantics interface, micro-variation

Education

Aufzählung 2019: Qualification (N° 19107329914), Professeur des universités (France). Section 7: Sciences du langage, Conseil national des universités (CNU)
Aufzählung 2013: Habilitation, University of Zurich. Thesis title: The importance of dialectal structures for linguistic theory. Case studies in Swiss German syntax. oral presentation: Auseinanderschreiben schreibt man nicht auseinander ('to write as two words is not written as two words');
committee: Wolfgang Behr, Christa Dürscheid, Elvira Glaser, Michael Hess, Elisabeth Stark (external reviewer: Gereon Müller)
Aufzählung 2006: PhD in Linguistics, University of Leiden. Thesis title: Resumptive Prolepsis. A Study in indirect A'-dependencies. Dissertation advisors: Lisa Cheng and Johan Rooryck. External advisors: Josef Bayer, Aniko Liptak, Henk van Riemsdijk. Additional members of the dissertation committe: Chris Reintges, Mark de Vries, Fred Weerman.
Aufzählung 2001: MA in General, German and African Linguistics. Thesis title: Theoretical Approaches to Locative Inversion. Thesis advisor: Peter Gallmann
Aufzählung 2000: Studies in General, German and African Linguistics at the University of Cologne
Aufzählung 1996-2001: Studies in General (Major), German and African Linguistics and Latin Philology, University of Zürich

Employment

Aufzählung 09/2019 Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania
Aufzählung 04/2015-: Heisenberg fellow
Aufzählung 09/2016-: Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 09/2015-08/2016: Institut Jean Nicod, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Aufzählung 04/2015-08/2015: Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 04/2019-09/2019: Substitute Professor, German Department, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung 04/2017-09/2017: Substitute Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung 10/2011-03/2015: Postdoc, Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig (scholarschip from the Swiss National Science Foundation)
Aufzählung 02/2010-09/2011: Postdoc, University of Zurich (individual project supported by the "Forschungskredit" of the University of Zurich)
Aufzählung 02/2008-01/2010: Postdoc, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz (scholarship from the Swiss National Science Foundation)
Aufzählung 01/2007-10/2007: Researcher, School of Teacher Education, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (Pädagogische Hochschule der Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, FHNW)
Aufzählung 08/2006-01/2008: Lecturer (Oberassistent), German Department, University of Zurich
Aufzählung 04/2003-06/2006: Researcher/PhD student (AiO) in Linguistics, LUCL, University of Leiden
Aufzählung 04/2002 –03/2003 Researcher/PhD student (AiO) in Linguistics, Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC), University of Amsterdam

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Grants/scholarships

Aufzählung

04/2015–12/2018

Heisenberg-scholarship from the German Research Foundation (DFG). EUR (approx) 385’0000

Aufzählung

10/2011–03/2015

Postdoc-scholarship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (“Stipendium für fortgeschrittene Forschende”): CHF 205’568, approx. EUR 170’000

Aufzählung

02/2010–09/2011

Project grant from the “Forschungskredit” fund of the University of Zurich: CHF 172’000, approx. EUR 140’000)

Aufzählung

02/2008–01/2010

Postdoc-scholarship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (“Stipendium für angehende Forschende”): CHF 84’220, approx. EUR 63’000

 

 

syntactic theory, especially:

Aufzählung movement dependencies, relative clauses, resumption, locality, copy theory
Aufzählung complex predicates, verb clusters, restructuring, verb projection raising
Aufzählung syntax semantics interface: reconstruction, scope, binding
Aufzählung coordination, ellipsis, ATB-movement, sharing constructions
Aufzählung case and agreement
Aufzählung word order, scrambling, inversion constructions, information structure
Aufzählung DP-syntax, possession
Aufzählung OT vs. MP (derivation vs. representation)
Aufzählung bottom-up vs. top-down derivation
Aufzählung morphology-syntax interface (esp. syncretisms, displaced morphology, post-syntactic operations)
Aufzählung syntax-semantics interface (scope, binding, reconstruction)
Aufzählung tense, aspect, event structure
Aufzählung syntactic microvariation/dialectology, esp. Swiss dialects
Aufzählung empirical methods
Aufzählung Bantu syntax

 Further Research Interests

Aufzählung Typology
Aufzählung grammatical relations (ergativity etc.)
Aufzählung voice (valency-changing operations like passive, applicatives, causatives)
Aufzählung word classes/syntactic categories
Aufzählung finiteness

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Publications

Theses/Monographs

Aufzählung (2017): Reconstruction and Resumption in Indirect A'-dependencies. On the Syntax of Prolepsis and Relativization in (Swiss) German and beyond. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2012): The importance of dialectal structures for linguistic theory. Case studies in Swiss German syntax (cumulative Habilitation thesis, University of Zurich).
Aufzählung (2006): Resumptive Prolepsis. A Study in indirect A’-dependencies. Utrecht: LOT (LOT Dissertation Series 136).
Aufzählung (2001): Theoretical Approaches to Locative Inversion. MA-thesis, University of Zurich.

Articles

Aufzählung (to appear d): (with Marta Wierzba and Doreen Georgi): An experimental investigation of reconstruction for Condition C in German A’-movement. To appear in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS) 56. Prefinal version:
Aufzählung (to appear c): Against intervention accounts of experiencer intervention in English tough-movement. Evidence from extraction of the tough-adjective. To appear in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS) 56. Prefinal version:
Aufzählung (to appear b) (with Ekaterina Georgieva & Philipp Weisser): Ellipsis does not bleed Lowering: Evidence from do-support and fragment answers in Finno-Ugric. In Mariam Asatryan, Yixiao Song & Ayana Whitmal (eds): NELS 50: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. Amherst: GLSA
Aufzählung (to appear a): (with Ekaterina Georgieva & Philipp Weisser): Negative verb clusters in Mari and Udmurt and why they require postsyntactic top-down word formation. To appear in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11049-020-09484-w
Aufzählung (2020b): The NP vs. DP debate. Why previous arguments are inconclusive and what a good argument could look like. Evidence from agreement with hybrid nouns. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 5(1), 83.
Aufzählung (2020a): Unbounded Dependency Constructions in Germanic. In Michael T. Putnam & Richard Page (eds.): Cambridge Handbook of Germanic Linguistics. Cambridge: CUP 436-460. Prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2019e): (with Ekaterina Georgieva & Philipp Weisser): An argument for postsyntactic lowering of negation in Udmurt and Mari verb clusters. In Maggie Baird and Jonathan Pesetsky (eds.): NELS 49: Proceedings of the Forty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Volume 2, 11–20. Amherst: GLSA. Prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2019d): (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): Condition A Reconstruction in German A’-movement. An empirical investigation. In Maggie Baird and Jonathan Pesetsky (eds.): NELS 49: Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Volume 2, 1–10. Amherst: GLSA. Prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2019c): (with Gerhard Schaden): The syntax and semantics of past participle agreement in Alemannic. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 4(1), 105.
Aufzählung (2019b): Displaced Morphology in German verb clusters. An argument for post-syntactic morphology. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 22: 1–53. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2019a): On the limits of variation in Continental West-Germanic verb clusters. Evidence from VP-stranding, extraposition and displaced morphology for the existence of clusters with 213 order. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 22: 55–108. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2018) A new version of the Matching Analysis. Combining deletion under recoverability with vehicle change. In Reconstruction effects in relative clauses, eds. Manfred Krifka & Matthias Schenner. Berlin: De Gruyter, 187-223. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2018): (with Roland Pfau and Markus Steinbach): The syntax of sign language agreement. Common ingredients, but unusual recipe. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 3(1), 107. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.511
Aufzählung (2017c) Prolepsis. In Martin Everaert & Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.): The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Syntax, 2nd edition. Wiley-Blackwell, volume 5, 3203-3245. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2017b): Displaced morphology in German. An argument for post-syntactic morphology. In NELS 47: Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. Volume 3, eds. Andrew Larmont and Katerina Tetzloff, 77-90. Amherst: GLSA. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2017a) (with Doreen Georgi): The matching effect in resumption: a local analysis based on Case attraction and top-down derivation. Natural language and linguistic theory 35(1), 61-98. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2016c): (with Jutta Hartmann & Andreas Konietzko): On the limits of non-parallelism in ATB-movement. Experimental evidence for strict syntactic identity. In Sam Featherston & Yannick Versley (eds): Quantitative approaches to grammar and grammatical change. Perspectives from Germanic. Berlin: De Gruyter, 51-83. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2016b): Displaced morphology in German - Evidence for post-syntactic morphology. In Replicative Processes in Grammar. Volume 93 of Linguistische ArbeitsBerichte (LAB), eds. Katja Barnickel et al. Leipzig: Leipzig University, 401-446.
Aufzählung (2016a) (with Ellen Brandner & Gerhard Schaden): Zur Syntax und Semantik des doppelten Perfekts aus alemannischer Sicht. In Alexandra Lenz & Franz Patocka (eds): Syntaktische Variation – areallinguistische Perspektiven. Vienna: Vienna University Press, 13-45. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2014) (with Doreen Georgi): Case attraction and matching in resumption in relatives. Evidence for top-down derivation. In Anke Assmann, Sebastian Bank, Doreen Georgi, Timo Klein, Philipp Weisser & Eva Zimmermann (eds.): Topics at Infl. Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 92, University of Leipzig, 347–395.
Aufzählung (2013h) New arguments for verb cluster formation at PF and a right-branching VP. Evidence from verb doubling and cluster penetrability. Linguistic Variation 13.1, 81–132. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2013g):  Deriving reconstruction asymmetries in ATB by means of ellipsis. In Yelena Fainleib, Nicholas LaCara & Yangsook Park (eds.): Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Vol 1, 179-192. Amherst, GLSA.
Aufzählung (2013f) (with Jana Häussler, Josef Bayer & Markus Bader): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation. In Stefan Keine & Shayne Sloggett (eds.): Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Vol 2, 149-162. Amherst, GLSA.
Aufzählung (2013e): New evidence for verb cluster formation at PF and a right-branching VP. In Stefan Keine & Shayne Sloggett (eds.): Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Vol 2, 135-148. Amherst, GLSA.
Aufzählung (2013d): Rule ordering in verb cluster formation. On the extraposition paradox and the placement of the infinitival particle te/zu. In Anke Assmann and Fabian Heck (eds.): Rule Interaction in Grammar. Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 90, University of Leipzig, 65-121.
Aufzählung (2013c): Repair-driven verb movement in English locative inversion. In Patrick Brandt & Eric Fuß (eds.): Repairs. The added value of being wrong. Berlin: Mouton, 155-206. - prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2013b):  (with Josef Bayer): That-trace effects and resumption - How Improper Movement can be repaired. In Patrick Brandt & Eric Fuß (eds.): Repairs. The added value of being wrong. Berlin: Mouton, 275-333. - prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2013a): On three types of variation in resumption: evidence in favor of violable and ranked constraints. In Hans Broekhuis & Ralf Vogel (eds.): Linguistic Derivations and Filtering. Equinox, 76-108. - prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2012c) (with Ellen Brandner): Crossing the Lake: Motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. In Peter Ackema, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.): Comparative Germanic Syntax: The State of the Art. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 67-97. - prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2012b): Deriving reconstruction asymmetries in ATB-movement by means of asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. In Peter Ackema, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.): Comparative Germanic Syntax: The State of the Art. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 353-385.- prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2012a):  A derivational ellipsis approach to ATB-movement. The Linguistic Review 29(3), 397-438. - prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2011e): Silent resumptives in Zurich German possessor relativization. In Peter Gallmann & Melanie Wratil (eds.): Null Pronouns. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 141-221.- prefinal version
Aufzählung (2011d): (with Doreen Georgi): DP-internal double agreement is not double Agree: Consequences of Agree-based case assignment within DP. Lingua 121, 2069-2088  - prefinal version
Aufzählung (2011c): (with Ellen Brandner): Die Bewegungsverbkonstruktion im Alemannischen – Wie Unterschiede in der Kategorie einer Partikel zu syntaktischer Variation führen. In Elvira Glaser, Jürgen E. Schmidt, and Natascha Frey (eds.): Dynamik des Dialekts – Wandel und Variation. Akten des 3. Kongresses der Internationalen Gesellschaft für Dialektologie des Deutschen (IGDD). Stuttgart: Steiner, 47–76. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2011b): Towards a typology of Locative Inversion - Bantu, perhaps Chinese and English - but beyond? Language and Linguistics Compass 5/4, 169-189. Prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2011a): Resolving the movement paradox in Verb Projection Raising. In favor of base-generation
and covert predicate raising
. In Olivier Bonami & Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (eds.) Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 8 (2011), 453-485.
Aufzählung (2010) (with Guido Seiler): Variation as the exception or the rule? Swiss relatives revisited. Sprachwissenschaft 35, 79-117. A prefinal version can be found here:
Aufzählung (2009d): When movement and base-generation compete. The definition of the reference set and parameterized preferences for elementary operations. In Bert Botma & Jacqueline van Kampen (eds.): Linguistics in the Netherlands 2009. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 64-77. A prefinal version can be found here:
Aufzählung (2009c): Different notions of variation and their reflexes in Swiss German relativization. In Andreas Dufter, Jürg Fleischer & Guido Seiler (eds.): Describing and Modeling Variation in Grammar. Berlin / New York: Mouton de Gruyter. (TiLSM), 135-161. A prefinal version can be found here:
Aufzählung (2009b):  When movement and base-generation compete - on the definition of the reference set, the typology of resumption, and ranked economy constraints. Groninger Arbeiten zur Germanistischen Linguistik 48, 27-63.
Aufzählung (2009a) (with Ellen Brandner): Crossing the lake: Motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. Groninger Arbeiten zur germanistischen Linguistik 48, 81-113.
Aufzählung (2008): Variation in resumption requires violable constraints - a case study in Alemannic relativization. In Hans Broekhuis and Ralf Vogel (eds.): Optimality Theory and Minimalism: Interface Theories (Linguistics in Potsdam 28), 99-132. (A revised version appeared as Salzmann 2013a)
Aufzählung (2006d): Long relativization in Zurich German as resumptive prolepsis. In Jutta Hartmann & Laszlo Molnarfi (eds.): From Afrikaans to Zurich German: Comparative Studies in Germanic Syntax. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 201-234. Prefinal version.
Aufzählung (2006c): Reconstruction in German restrictive relative clauses. In Jeroen van de Weijer and Bettlou Los (eds.): Linguistics in the Netherlands 2006. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 186-196. Prefinal version
Aufzählung (2006b): Reconstruction in German relative clauses. In favor of the Matching Analysis. Proceedings of SAM2,  Utrecht institute of Linguistics Working Papers, 65-79.
Aufzählung (2006a): Resumptive Pronouns and Matching Effects in Zurich German Relative Clauses as Distributed Deletion. In Noureddine Elouazizi, Frank Landsbergen, Maika Poss & Martin Salzmann (eds.): Leiden Papers in Linguistics 3.1 (2006). Leiden: LUCL, 17-50.
Aufzählung (2005c): On an alternative to long A’-movement in German and Dutch. In Silvia Blaho, Luis Vicente & Eric Schoorlemmer (eds.): Proceedings of Console XIII, 2004. Leiden: LUCL, 353-375.
Aufzählung (2005b): On an alternative to long A’-movement in German and Dutch. In Martin Salzmann & Luis Vicente (eds.): Proceedings of the first Syntax AiO Meeting 2004. Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3 (2005). Leiden: LUCL, 107-128.
Aufzählung (2005a): Resumptive Pronouns and Matching effects in Zurich German Relative Clauses as Distributed Deletion. In Asier Alcázar, Irene Barbería, Rebeca Campos, Susana Huidobro (eds.): A new relay on linguistics. Anuario del Seminario de Filología Vasca Julio de Urquijo 2005-2 (39.2), 238-269 (= Proceedings of the first Bilbao-Deusto Conference in Linguistics 2004, published 2008). A prefinal version can be found here (a revised version appeared as Salzmann 2006a):

Book reviews

Aufzählung

(2018): "Marek Konopka & Angelika Wöllstein (Hg.). 2017. Grammatische Variation. Empirische Zugänge und theoretische Modellierung (Jahrbuch des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache 2016). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton. xvi, 356 S." Zeitschrift für Rezensionen zur germanistischen Sprachwissenschaft; doi:10.1515/zrs-2018-0017

Aufzählung

(2014): Review of Phil Branigan, Provocative Syntax. Journal of Linguistics 50, 500-507. Prefinal version

Aufzählung (2011): Review of Idan Landau, The locative syntax of experiencers. Journal of Linguistics 47, 524-530. prefinal version

Edited Volumes

Aufzählung (2006): (together with Noureddine Elouazizi, Frank Landsbergen & Maika Poss): Leiden Papers in Linguistics 3.1.
Aufzählung (2005): (together with Luis Vicente): Proceedings of the first Syntax AiO Meeting (SAM1), Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3.
Aufzählung (2005) (together with Boban Arsenijevic, Noureddine Elouazizi & Frank Landsbergen): Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.2.
Aufzählung (2004) (together with Boban Arsenijevic, Noureddine Elouazizi & Mark de Vos): Leiden Papers in Linguistics 1.1.

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 Presentations

Aufzählung 04/2020 Against Intervention in English tough-movement – evidence from extraction of the tough-predicate. Chicago Linguistic Society (oral presentation, cancelled due to Corona virus).
Aufzählung 04/2020 (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): An experimental investigation of reconstruction for Condition C in German A′-movement. Chicago Linguistic Society (poster, cancelled due to Corona virus).
Aufzählung 02/2020 (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): An experimental inverstigation of reconstruction for condition C in German A‘-movement. Linguistic Evidence 2020, Tübingen.
Aufzählung 10/2019: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): Ellipsis does not bleed Lowering: Evidence from do-support and fragment answers in Finno-Ugric. NELS 50, MIT (poster).
Aufzählung 06/2019: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): Negative verb clusters in Meadow Mari and Udmurt. 3rd SOUL (Syntax of Uralic Languages), Tartu.
Aufzählung 06/2019: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): Negation, Adverbial Clitics and the Insertion of a Dummy Copula: Arguments for postsyntactic verb cluster formation in Mari and Udmurt. 3rd Budapest Linguistics Conference (BLINC), Budapest.
Aufzählung 05/2019: (with Philipp Weisser): The Direction of Allomorphy as a Test for the Direction of Head-Formation.  Workshop on Connecting roots and affixes, Masaryk University, Brno.
Aufzählung 05/2019: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): Negation in Mari/Udmurt verb clusters. An argument for postsyntactic Lowering. GLOW 42, Oslo.
Aufzählung 05/2019: (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): Condition C reconstruction in German A’-movement: experimental results. GLOW 42, Oslo (poster).
Aufzählung 04/2019: Theories of resumption and locality. Roundtable on Islands, Extraction and Resumption, University of Tübingen (invited).
Aufzählung 03/2019: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): Ambiguous heads. Optional Clitic Placement in Negated Udmurt Verb Clusters. Workshop on Contrast and opposition in „free“ phenomena, DGfS 41, Bremen.
Aufzählung 03/2019: The DP vs. NP-debate. Why previous arguments for the DP-hypothesis fail and what a good argument for it should look like. Workshop New horizons in the study of nominal phrases, DGfS 41, Bremen.
Aufzählung 11/2018: (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): Condition C reconstruction in German: Methodological insights and theoretical implications. Workshop on Condition C Reconstruction. Queen Mary University of London (invited).
Aufzählung 11/2018: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): Two Ways of Repairing the Non-Finality Requirement. Prosodic Inversion and BE-Support in Mari. Workshop on repair in morphosyntax (WORM), Leipzig University.
Aufzählung 10/2018: (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): Reconstruction in German wh-movement. An experimental investigation. NELS 49, Cornell University (poster).
Aufzählung 10/2018: (with Ekaterina Georgieva and Philipp Weisser): A Reverse Wackernagel Clitic: Negation in Udmurt and Mari Verb Clusters – An argument for the ordering of post-syntactic movement operations NELS 49, Cornell University (alternate/poster).
Aufzählung 09/2018: (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): Reconstruction in German wh-movement. An experimental investigation. CGSW 33, Göttingen.
Aufzählung 09/2018: Apparent intervention in German Tough-Movement and its Implications. CGSW 33, Göttingen.
Aufzählung 09/2018: (with Gerhard Schaden): Inflected participles in Alemannic. Workshop on Implicit Subjects and Non-Finite Verb-Forms, Paris 8.
Aufzählung 07/2018: (with Doreen Georgi & Marta Wierzba): Reconstruction in German A‘-movement. An experimental investigation. SynSem-Colloquium, University of Potsdam.
Aufzählung 05/2018: Intervention in tough-movement - evidence from German. Kolloquium Syntax and its interfaces, University of Leipzig.
Aufzählung 05/2018: Displaced morphology in German. An argument for post-syntactic morphology.Guest lecture, Department of Linguistics, University of Stuttgart.
Aufzählung 03/2018: (with Jana Häussler and Josef Bayer): That-trace effects in German. Unrelated to subjecthood, unrelated to extraction. Workshop on Referential and relational approaches to syntactic asymmetries, DGfS 2018, Stuttgart.
Aufzählung 02/2018: Intervention in tough-movement. Evidence from German. Not another workshop on verb raising, Leiden (invited).
Aufzählung 01/2018: Doubling in morphosyntax and what it tells us about grammar. Workshop on Patterns of repetition in language use, Leipzig (keynote).
Aufzählung 09/2017: (with Gerhard Schaden): The Syntax and Semantics of Inflected Participles in Allemannic German. Workshop Participles: form, use and meaning, 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Zurich.
Aufzählung 06/2017: (with Gerhard Schaden): The Syntax and Semantics of Inflected Participles in Allemannic German. Workshop `The Language Faculty – La faculté de langage dans les facultés de langues’. Université de Nantes.
Aufzählung 05/2017: Resumptive Prolepsis - an alternative to long A'-movement in German (and beyond). Guest lecture, Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna (invited).
Aufzählung 05/2017 : Revisiting the NP vs. DP debate. Workshop Köpfigkeit und/oder grammatische Anarchie? Free University of Berlin (invited).
Aufzählung 05/2017: Displaced morphology in German. An argument for post-syntactic morphology. Syntax-Semantics Colloquium, University of Potsdam.
Aufzählung 03/2017: (with Roland Pfau and Markus Steinbach): Sign language agreement. Common ingredients, but unusual recipe. GLOW 40, Leiden University.
Aufzählung 03/2017: Reconciling parasitic participles with displaced morphology: Implications for morphological selection. GLOW 40, Leiden (poster/alternate).
Aufzählung 02/2017 (with Doreen Georgi): The matching effect in resumption: a local analysis based on Case attraction and top-down derivation. Workshop on order and direction of grammatical operations, Pavia.
Aufzählung 01/2017: On the limits of variation in West-Germanic verb clusters: Evidence from displaced morphology in German for the existence of clusters with 213 order. Colloquium, University of Göttingen (invited).
Aufzählung 12/2016: Displaced Morphology in German. Evidence for post-syntactic morphology. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW) 31, Stellenbosch (South Africa).
Aufzählung 10/2016: Problems with late merged raising relatives – and why late
merger should be combined with the matching analysis. GGS 2016, Leipzig.
Aufzählung 10/2016: Displaced Morphology in German: Evidence for post-syntactic morphology. NELS 47, UMass, Amherst, MA.
Aufzählung 04/2016: (with Doreen Georgi): Local modeling of the gap/resumptive complementarity under top-down Case attraction. GLOW 2016, Göttingen.
Aufzählung 02/2016: (with Roland Pfau): The order of Agree and Merge – evidence from sign language agreement. Workshop Sign language agreement revisited: new theoretical and experimental perspectives (AG 7), DGfS 2016, Konstanz.
Aufzählung 01/2016 (with Doreen Georgi): Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation. Séminaire LaGraM, University Paris 8.
Aufzählung 12/2015: Displaced Morphology in German: Evidence for post-syntactic morphology. Morphology Days 2015, Leuven.
Aufzählung 10/2015: (with Doreen Georgi): Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation. The 11th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris (CSSP 2015), Paris.
Aufzählung 09/2015: (with Doreen Georgi): Local modeling of the gap/resumptive complementarity under top-down Case attraction. Workshop on Obligatoriness, Eleventh International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Tbilissi, Georgia.
Aufzählung 05/2015: 213 verb clusters – Evidence for the existence of a rare cluster type from displaced morphology in German. Workshop on Verb clusters. University of Amsterdam/Meertens Instituut (invited).
Aufzählung 02/2015 (with Doreen Georgi): Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation. Linguistics Seminar Series, University College London (invited).
Aufzählung 12/2014: 213 verb clusters exist. Evidence from new diagnostics to distinguish V(P)R and the 3rd construction: Misplaced z(u) and short relative clause extraposition in (Swiss) German. Dialect Syntax: The State of the Art, Frankfurt.
Aufzählung 11/2014: Wenn Deplatziertes genau richtig ist – das Infinitiv-zu im deutschen Verbcluster. Inaugural lecture (as „Privatdozent“), University of Zurich. Stream - Download (mp4)
Aufzählung 10/2014 (with Doreen Georgi): Case attraction and matching in resumption: Evidence for top-down derivation. Theory of Grammar Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig.
Aufzählung 09/2014 (with Doreen Georgi): Case attraction and matching in resumption: Evidence for top-down derivation. CGSW 29, York.
Aufzählung 09/2014: 213 verb clusters exist – Evidence from misplaced z(u) and short relative clause extraposition in German. CGSW 29, York.
Aufzählung 09/2014 (with Doreen Georgi): Case attraction and matching in resumption: Evidence for top-down derivation. SinFonIJA, Graz (poster).
Aufzählung 09/2014: 213 verb clusters exist – Evidence from misplaced z(u) and short
relative clause extraposition in German. SinFonIJA, Graz.
Aufzählung 06/2014: Displaced morphology in German and its implications for the theory of verb clusters. CRISSP Seminar, HUBrussel/KU Leuven, Brussels (invited).
Aufzählung 03/2014: Deriving mismatches in ATB-movement: Asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. Séminaire de recherche, Department of Linguistics, University of Geneva (invited).
Aufzählung 01/2014: 213 - 3rd construction or verb cluster? Evidence from misplaced z
in favor of a VPR-analysis
. Institute Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig.
Aufzählung 09/2013: 213 – 3rd construction or Verb Projection Raising? Workshop on Swiss German syntax, Villa Salmi, Arezzo.
Aufzählung 09/2013: Rule ordering in verb cluster formation. The placement of the infinitival particle te/zu/z. Workshop on Swiss German syntax, Villa Salmi, Arezzo.
Aufzählung 06/2013 (with Ellen Brandner & Gerhard Schaden): German Double and Triple Compound Perfects. Workshop on aorists and perfects across languages. Poitiers.
Aufzählung 06/2013: Rule ordering in verb cluster formation. The placement of the infinitival particle te/zu. Department of Linguistics, University of Tübingen (invited).
Aufzählung 06/2013: Rule ordering in verb cluster formation. The placement of the infinitival particle te/zu. Institute Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig.
Aufzählung 03/2013 (with Doreen Georgi): New arguments for top-down derivation in syntax from resumptive drop and case attraction. Top-down-day, University of Leipzig.
Aufzählung 03/2013: Rule ordering in verb cluster formation. Workshop on the interaction of syntactic primitives, DGfS 2013, Potsdam.
Aufzählung 11/2012: New evidence for postsyntactic verb cluster formation and a right-branching VP – The case of verb doubling. Colloquium, Department of linguistics, Potsdam (invited).
Aufzählung 11/2012: (with Jutta Hartmann & Andreas Konietzko): On the Limits of Non-Parallelism in ATB-Movement. Experimental Evidence for strict syntactic Identity. Workshare 2012, Nantes.
Aufzählung 11/2012: Deriving morphological and reconstruction asymmetries in ATB-movement: Asymmetric extraction + deletion. Workshare 2012, Nantes.
Aufzählung 09/2012 (with Ellen Brandner and Gerhard Schaden): Zur Syntax und Semantik des doppelten Perfekt aus alemannischer Sicht. IGDD2012, Kiel.
Aufzählung 07/2012: Economy issues in the analysis of resumption. Why movement and base-generation sometimes compete and why they sometimes don't. Resumptive pronoun workshop, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (invited).
Aufzählung 03/2012: Trying to make sense of verb cluster variation. DGfS 2012, Frankfurt.
Aufzählung 02/2012: (with Jutta Hartman & Andreas Konietzko): On the limits of Non-Parallelism in syntax. Linguistic Evidence, Tübingen.
Aufzählung 02/2012: (with Jana Häussler, Josef Bayer & Markus Bader): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation. Linguistic Evidence, Tübingen.
Aufzählung 01/2012: New evidence for postsyntactic verb cluster formation and a right-branching base order. Institute Colloqium, University of Leipzig.
Aufzählung 11/2011: New evidence for postsyntactic verb cluster formation and a right-branching base order. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. University of Toronto.
Aufzählung 11/2011 (with Josef Bayer, Markus Bader & Jana Häussler): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. University of Toronto.
Aufzählung 06/2011 (with Josef Bayer & Jana Häussler): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation. CGSW 26, Amsterdam.
Aufzählung 06/2011 (with Roland Pfau and Markus Steinbach): A non-hybrid approach to sign language agreement. Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory. Venice.
Aufzählung 06/2011 (with Josef Bayer & Jana Häussler): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation. GGS, Stuttgart.
Aufzählung 05/2011 (with Josef Bayer & Jana Häussler): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation. Kolloquium, University of Leipzig (invited).
Aufzählung 02/2011: Deriving reconstruction asymmetries in ATB: A derivational ellipsis account. Invited Lecture, University of Cologne (Linguistischer Arbeitskreis).
Aufzählung 12/2010: Evidence for semantically active covert head-mvt – Scope in Verb Projection Raising. Workshop on Verb movement: Its nature, triggers and effects. Amsterdam.
Aufzählung 11/2010: Why resumptive pronouns are distributed the way they are and why Swiss German happens to be interesting in this respect. Invited lecture, University of Goettingen. 
Aufzählung 10/2010: ATB as Asymmetric Extraction + Derivational Ellipsis. The 41st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. Upenn, Philadelphia.
Aufzählung 08/2010 (with Doreen Georgi): DP-internal double agreement is not double Agree: a unification with possessor agreement.GLOW-in-Asia VIII, Beijing
Aufzählung 06/2010 (with Sjef Barbiers, Ellen Brandner, Olaf Koeneman, Marika Lekakou, Cecilia Poletto, and Gerhard Schaden): Meso-comparative syntax of perfect doubling. 4th European Dialect Syntax Meeting, San Sebastian.
Aufzählung 06/2010 (with Doreen Georgi): Unifying double agreement and possessor agreement. 4th European Dialect Syntax Meeting, San Sebastian.
Aufzählung 05/2010 (with Doreen Georgi): Double agreement in possessor doubling - against DP-over-NP and in favor of NP-over-DP. GGS, Berlin.
Aufzählung 04/2010: ATB as asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. GLOW 33, Wroclaw.
Aufzählung 04/2010: ATB as asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. SWIGG/KWIGG, Konstanz.
Aufzählung 03/2010: ATB as asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. Syntaxcolloquium, University of Leipzig (invited).
Aufzählung 03/2010 (with Doreen Georgi): Double agreement in possessor doubling: against DP-over-NP and in favor of NP-over-DP. Syntaxcolloquium, University of Leipzig .
Aufzählung 02/2010: An Alemannic challenge to the FOFC. DGfS 2010, Berlin.
Aufzählung 02/2010: (with Claudia Bucheli): From directional preposition to purpose marker to infinitive marker – on the diachrony and geography of the particles introducing complements of motion verbs in Alemannic. DGfS 2010, Berlin.
Aufzählung 02/2010: (with Roland Pfau and Markus Steinbach) Sign language agreement is syntactic. the importance of auxiliaries. TIN-dag 2010, Utrecht.
Aufzählung 12/2009: (with Claudia Bucheli Berger) On so-called verb doubling in Alemannic. General Linguistics Colloquium, University of Zurich.
Aufzählung 11/2009: ATB as asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. Guest lecture, English Department, University of Tübingen.
Aufzählung 09/2009: On a movement paradox in verb projection raising. Colloque de syntaxe et sémantique à Paris, Paris.
Aufzählung 09/2009 (with Ellen Brandner): Die Bewegungsverbkonstruktion im Alemannischen: Wie Unterschiede in der Kategorie einer Partikel zu syntaktischer Variation führen. 3. Kongress der Internationalen Gesellschaft für Dialektologie des Deutschen (IGDD), Zurich.
Aufzählung 09/2009: On so-called verb doubling in Swiss German. The hybrid particle go and its implications for the verbal complex and verb projection raising. Workshop on Agreement, doubling, and the DP, Leiden.
Aufzählung 05/2009: Resumptives and ATB - evidence for CP-coordination and ellipsis. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 24, Brussels.
Aufzählung 05/2009: (with Ellen Brandner): Crossing the lake: motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 24, Brussels.
Aufzählung 05/2009: Bewegungsparadoxe bei Verb Projection Raising. GGS, Leipzig.
Aufzählung 04/2009: (with Ellen Brandner): Crossing the lake: motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. Swiss Workshop in Generative Grammar (SWIGG), Neuchatel.
Aufzählung 03/2009: Repair-driven verb movement in English locative inversion. Repair workshop, DGfS 2009, Osnabrück.
Aufzählung 03/2009: (with Josef Bayer): That-trace effects and resumption as the result of Improper Movement. Repair workshop, DGfS 2009, Osnabrück.
Aufzählung 02/2009: When movement and base-generation compete – on the definition of the Reference Set, the typology of resumption, and ranked economy constraints. TIN-dag 2009, Utrecht.
Aufzählung 01/2009: (with Ellen Brandner): Crossing the lake: motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. Syntax Colloquium, Konstanz.
Aufzählung 11/2008: When Movement and Base-generation compete: On the definition of the Reference Set, Scope, and the Typology of resumption. Syntax Colloquium, Konstanz.
Aufzählung 10/2008: Wenn Basisgenerierung und Bewegung im Wettbewerb stehen: Die Definition von Referenzmenge, Skopus und die Typologie der Resumption. Workshop Perspektiven Minimalistischer Syntax, Leipzig.
Aufzählung 09/2008: (with Ellen Brandner) Crossing the lake: motion verb constructiosn in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. Workshop European Dialect Syntax III, Venice.
Aufzählung 07/2008: English Locative Inversion as a V2 residue – a generalized TP and exceptional verb movement.LAGB 2008, Essex.
Aufzählung 07/2008: English Locative Inversion as a V2 residue – the role of focus and the EPP. Guest lecture, University of Tübingen (invited).
Aufzählung 07/2008: Why resumptive pronouns are distributed the way they are and why Swiss German happens to be interesting in this respect. Fachbereichskolloquium, University of Konstanz.
Aufzählung 05/2008: Locative inversion in English as a V2 residue. Syntax Colloquium, University of Konstanz.
Aufzählung 05/2008: Lokativ-Inversion im Englischen als V2? GGS, Berlin.
Aufzählung 02/2008: Variation in resumption as an argument for stochastic evaluation. Descriptive and Explanatory Adequacy in Linguistics workshop (DEALl II), Leiden.
Aufzählung 02/2008: Locative inversion in English as V2. TIN-dag 2008, Utrecht.
Aufzählung 10/2007: The syntax of resumption in Swiss relatives; on oblique case and variation. invited lecture, Geneva.
Aufzählung 10/2007: Resumption as copying. Workshop on short wh-words, Konstanz.
Aufzählung 06/2007 (mit Gerd Bräuer, Monique Honegger, Afra Sturm und Nina Zimnik): Didactical writing approaches in the context of «dual literacy» in teacher education. 4th International Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing, Bochum.
Aufzählung 05/2007 (with Guido Seiler): Variation als Default. Theoretische Implikationen. GGS 25, Konstanz.
Aufzählung 05/2007 (with Guido Seiler): Variation as the default or the rule? Swiss relatives, revisited. Formal Approaches to Variation in Syntax (FAVS), York.
Aufzählung 02/2006: Principle C effects in German relative clauses. TIN-dag 2006 (taalkunde in Nederland), Utrecht.
Aufzählung 11/2005: Reconstruction for Principle C in German relatives. In favor of a Matching Analysis. SAM2, Utrecht.
Aufzählung 06/2005: Long relativization in Zurich German as resumptive prolepsis. CGSW (Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop) 20, Tilburg
Aufzählung 05/2005: Über eine Alternative zur langen A'-Bewegung: GGS 2005, Tübingen
Aufzählung 04/2005: Long A'-movement in a resumptive disguise: resumptive prolepsis constructions in German and Dutch: GLOW 2005, Geneva
Aufzählung 01/2005: On an alternative to long A'-movement in German and Dutch TIN-dag 2005 (Taalkunde in Nederland) 2005, Utrecht
Aufzählung 12/2004: Control into finite Clauses as resumption: Console XIII, Tromsoe
Aufzählung 11/2004: Control into finite Clauses as resumption. SAM 1 (Syntax AiO Meeting)
Aufzählung 10/2004: Warum zürichdeutsche Relativsätze interessant sind. Tage der Schweizer Linguistik, Bern
Aufzählung 07/2004: Matching in Zürich German relative clauses as distributed deletion; 1st Bilbao-Deusto Conference in Linguistics, Bilbao
Aufzählung 06/2004: Matching in Zürich German relative clauses as distributed deletion; TABU-dag 2004, Groningen
Aufzählung 05/2004: Matching in Zürichdeutschen Relativsätzen als distribuierte Tilgung, GGS 2004, Mannheim
Aufzählung 02/2003: Extending Holmberg's generalization? Local A-scrambling in Japanese, Russian and Bantu Inversion, and English possessives. Grammatical Models colloquium, University of Tilburg.
Aufzählung 06/2001: Nonfinitheit im Amharischen. Kolloquium der Allgemeinen Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Zürich.
Aufzählung 04/2001: Empirische und theoretische Probleme der Lokativinversion. Kolloquium der Allgemeinen Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Zürich.
Aufzählung 01/2001: Zur theoretischen Modellierung von Lokativinversion. Linguistischer Arbeitskreis, Universität zu Köln.

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Teaching (General and German linguistics)

see this page for details (program, handouts etc.)

Aufzählung 2020 (fall): The syntax of the noun phrase. Graduate research seminar, Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania
Aufzählung 2020 (spring): Syntax II. Graduate lecture, Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania
Aufzählung 2019 (fall): Head-movement and related phenomena. Graduate research seminar, Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania
Aufzählung 2019
Aufzählung Einführung in die moderne Syntax des Deutschen (Introduction to modern German syntax). BA seminar, German Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung Theoretische und empirische Aspekte der deutschen Syntax (Theoretical and empirical aspects of German syntax). MA seminar, German Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung Zweifelsfälle der deutschen Grammatik (Tough nuts of German grammar). MA seminar, German Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung Aktuelle Fragen zur deutschen Grammatik (Current issues in German grammar). MA-Colloquium, German Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung 2018/2019:
Aufzählung Incorporation and complex Predicates. MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 2018:
Aufzählung (with Jana Häussler and Philipp Weisser): Theoretical and psycholinguistic approaches to case and word order. MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 2017/2018:
Aufzählung Advanced topics in German syntax. MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 2017:
Aufzählung Kasus und Kasustheorien (Case and theories of Case). MA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung Syntax des Deutschen (German Syntax). BA seminar/lecture, General Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung Syntax des Deutschen (German Syntax). BA tutorial (2x), General Linguistics, University of Potsdam
Aufzählung 2016/2017:
Aufzählung The syntax of the noun phrase. MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 2015
Aufzählung Sharing constructions: movement, multidominance or ellipsis? MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig
Aufzählung 2014/2015:
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(with Doreen Georgi) Long A’-movement from a local perspective. MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig

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Formale Syntax. BA & MA colloquium, German Linguistics, University of Zurich.

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2014:
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The syntax of relative clauses. 2-week advanced course, Eastern Generative Grammar Summer School (EGG) 2014, Debrecen.

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Head movement. MA & PhD seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig

Aufzählung 2013:
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Wo ist die Morphologie? Zum Platz der Morphologie in der Grammatik (The place of morphology in grammar), MA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig

Aufzählung 2012/2013:
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Kongruenz (Syntax of Agreement), MA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig

Aufzählung 2012:
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(with Fabian Heck): Verbcluster (Syntax and morphology of verb clusters), MA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig

Aufzählung 2011/2012:
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Relativsätze (Relative clauses), MA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leipzig

Aufzählung 2008:
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Basismodul LING synchron 2 (Introduction to linguistics), BA seminar, German Linguistics, University of Zurich:

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2007/2008:
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Basismodul LING synchron 1 (Introduction to linguistics), BA seminar, German Linguistics, University of Zurich.

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Schreiben in Studium und Beruf (Academic writing), BA-seminar, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz.

Aufzählung 2007:
Aufzählung Schreiben in Studium und Beruf (Academic writing), BA-seminar, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz.
Aufzählung 2005:
Aufzählung Syntax 2 (Advanced syntax), BA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leiden 
Aufzählung 2004/2005:
Aufzählung Germaanse Talen (The structure of Germanic languages), BA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leiden.
Aufzählung Basisliteratuur (Foundational texts in linguistics), BA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leiden.
Aufzählung 2003/2004:
Aufzählung Basisliteratuur (Foundational texts in linguistics), BA seminar, General Linguistics, University of Leiden.

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Teacher education

Aufzählung 09/2011: three-day crash course on German grammar and orthography (part of module 4z "Normen"), Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen.
Aufzählung 02/2011: three-day crash course on German grammar and orthography (part of module 4z "Normen"), Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen.
Aufzählung 10/2010: three-day crash course on German grammar and orthography (part of module 4z "Normen"), Eidgenössisches Hochschullinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zürich.
Aufzählung 12/2009: crash course/lecture on German orthography, Berufsschule Aarau
Aufzählung 06/2009: one-day course on German orthography, Allgemeine Berufsschule Zürich
Aufzählung 06/2008: crash course/lecture on German orthography, Berufsbildungszentrum Goldau
Aufzählung 04/2008: crash course/lecture on German orthography, Berufsbildungszentrum Weinfelden
Aufzählung 11/2007: two-day crash course on German otrthography, Eidgenössisches Hochschullinstitut für Berufsbildung

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Service

Aufzählung Bologna-reform
Aufzählung Bologna-Beauftrager (responsible for the implementation of the BA/MA-programmes), German department, University of Zurich. 01/2007-01/2008
Aufzählung Study advice
Aufzählung Bologna-Studienberater (study advisor for the BA/MA programmes), German department, University of Zurich: 08/2006-01/2008
Aufzählung Workshop organization
Aufzählung Generative Grammatik des Südens (GGS) 44, University of Leipzig, October 20-22, 2016 (co-organizer).
Aufzählung Annual meeting of the DGfS, University of Leipzig, March 3-6, 2015 (co-organizer).
Aufzählung Workshop on Building Blocks, Leipzig, November 21–22, 2014 (co-organizer)
Aufzählung 28th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop and the Workshop on Opacity in Grammar, University of Leipzig, October 3-5, 2013 (co-organizer).
Aufzählung (with Henk van Riemsdijk & Tom Leu): Workshop on Swiss German syntax. Arezzo, September 6-8, 2013.
Aufzählung (with Luis Vicente) organizer of the first Syntax AiO Meeting in the Netherlands (SAM1), November 2004
Aufzählung Editorship
Aufzählung co-founder of the Leiden Papers in Linguistics: 06/2004
Aufzählung member of the editorial board of the Leiden Papers in Linguistics: 06/2004-02/2006
Aufzählung Graduate school
Aufzählung faculty member of the DFG graduate school 2011 `Interaktion grammatischer Bausteine` (interaction of grammatical building blocks, IGRA), University of Leipzig. 04/2014-
Aufzählung University service
Aufzählung Disciplinary Hearing Panelist, University of Pennsylvania: 09/2020-
Aufzählung website committee member, Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania: 09/2019-
Aufzählung PhD representative on the ULCL board: 09/2003-06/2005
Aufzählung PhD representative on the science commitee of the faculty of arts (commissie wetenschapsbeoefening): 09/2003-06/2004
Aufzählung (together with Luis Vicente) organizer of the ULCL syntax reading group:  9/2003-10/2004
Aufzählung student representative Classical Philology, University of Zurich, 01/1998-12/1999

 

Reviewing

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Associate editor, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory: 01/2020-

Journals

Aufzählung Acta Linguistica Hungaria, Glossa, Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics, Journal of Germanic Linguistics, Journal of Linguistics, Language, Lingua, Linguistic Inquiry, Linguistics, Linguistic Variation, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Natural Language Semantics, Probus, Syntax, Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik, Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft

Volumes

Aufzählung Equinox, John Benjamins, Mouton de Gruyter, Narr, OUP etc.

Conferences/Workshops (selection)

Aufzählung regular conferences: Chicago Linguistic Society, Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, Console, GLOW, Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG), NELS, Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC), SinFonIJA;
Aufzählung The impact of pronominal form on interpretation workshop (Tübingen 2013),  What drives syntactic computation? Alternatives to formal features (Leipzig, 2015), ICLaVE 8 (University of Leipzig, 2015), DGfS Workshop on One-to-may Relations in Morphology, Syntax and Semantics (Stuttgart 2018), Object Agreement Across Barriers (OOAB, Zagreb, 2019) etc.

 

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Non-indoeuropean Languages I have worked on

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Turkish

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Amharic

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Swahili and Bantu languages in general

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Twi

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Kiranti languages of Nepal

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Greenlandic Eskimo

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//Ani (Khoisan)

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Mari and Udmurt (Finno-Ugric)
 

Active Command/Knowledge of the following Languages

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Zurich German: native

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German: native

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English: fluent

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Dutch: fluent

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French: good

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Latin: still pretty good

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Classical Greek: almost gone

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Linguistic Links

societies

AVT (Dutch Linguistic Society)

LOT (Dutch Graduate School of Linguistics)

DGFS (German Linguistic Society)

GGS (Generative Grammatik des Südens)

GLOW (Generative linguistics of the old world)

linguistlist

resources

Distributed Morphology

Ethnologue

lingBuzz

ROA

Snippets

Semantics Archive

ANS (Algemene Nederlandse Spraakkunst)

LEO

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