Book on one-to-many relations!

Language Science Press has just published a volume on One-to-many relations in morphology, syntax, and semantics, edited by Berthold Crysmann (Paris) and Manfred Sailer. The volume is based on research carried out as part of the DAAD-funded project One-to-many correspondences (2017 & 2018).

The book consists of an introduction and seven chapters, three of which being (co-)authored by colleagues of the IEAS.

Abstract: (from the publisher’s page)
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Exam preparation Lehramt

Dr. Janina Radó is offering a colloquium for exam preparation during the summer semester 2021, wednesday 2.15-3.45pm. The colloquium is open to all students who take their Erstes Staatsexamen in English linguistics, independently of the exam topics and the examiner.
Detailed information will be avialable before the begining of the semester. This page will also be updated.
Please contact Manfred Sailer (sailer@em.uni-frankfurt.de)  if you have any questions.

Student workshop “Research in English Linguistics”

The third instantiation of the student workshop REsearch in English Linguistics (REEL Day 2021) will take place online Saturday, February 13, 1:00-3:30pm.

The workshop is based on a cooperation between the working group English Linguistics of Gutenberg University Mainz and the IEAS working group linguistics. Students from Mainz and Frankfurt will Continue reading Student workshop “Research in English Linguistics”

Entfällt: Examenssprechstunde Sailer, 29.3.2021

Die angekündigte Examenssprechstunde entfällt, da die entsprechenden mündlichen Prüfungen abgesagt wurden. Wenn Sie dennoch Gesprächsbedarf haben, wenden Sie sich bitte direkt per e-Mail an mich (sailer@em.uni-frankfurt.de).

Manfred Sailer bietet für seine Prüflinge eine Examenssprechstunde an:

für die mündliche Prüfung im Frühjahr 2021
Montag, 29.3., 10.15-11.45
in seinem Sprechstunden-Zoom-Raum

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Studentische Hilfskraft gesucht!

Note: The position has been filled

In der Arbeitsgruppe „Syntax-Semantik-Schnittstelle“ (Sailer) der Englischen Sprachwissenschaft ist zum 1.4.2021 eine studentische Hilfskraftstellen zu besetzen.

20 Stunden im Monat, 1.4.2021-30.9.2021

Die gesuchte Hilfskraft soll die Arbeitsgruppe technisch und inhaltlich unterstützen. Das beinhaltet Scan-Aufträge, Computerbetreuung (Mac), Unterstützung bei LaTex-Projekten, Aktualisierung des Internetauftritts (www.english-linguistics.de), Continue reading Studentische Hilfskraft gesucht!

Hassan’s thesis on supplementary relative clauses

Shene Othman Hassan submitted her thesis on Syntactic and semantic aspects of supplementary relative clauses in English and Sorānī Kurdish and defended it December 18. Congratulations!

Shene looks at two understudied types of supplementary (i.e. non-restrictive) relative clause in English: those introduced by determiner-which, see (1), and those introduced by that, as in (2).

(1) Maybe people will attack me, in which case I will attack back. (COCA)

(2) The Patas monkey, that spends almost all of its time in open grassland,
adopts just such tactics. (Huddleston & Pullum, 2002: 1052) Continue reading Hassan’s thesis on supplementary relative clauses