The class will meet Thursday, 4-6pm, in Seminarhaus SH 4.101
If you want to enrol for this class, please send a message to motschenbacher_AT_em.uni-frankfurt.de by April 10.
Course description: This course provides an overview of the methods researchers can draw on when studying language. Central issues to be discussed include the various types of data collection, data processing and data analysis. The major focus lies on non-experimental methods that linguists commonly use to investigate language in use such as corpus linguistics, ethnographic approaches and discourse analysis.
Basic literature: Podesva, Robert J.; Sharma, Devyani (eds). 2013. Research Methods in Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Click on the following links for information on the Hauptseminars in the summer term:
- Cook: Argument structure and discourse
- Jonas: Heritage linguistics
- Jonas: The syntax and semantics of complementation
- Motschenbacher: Research methods in linguistics
- Richter: Statistical tools in corpus linguistics
- Sailer: Semantics 2: Semantic phenomena in creole languages
- Webelhuth: Embedded clauses
- Webelhuth: Syntax 2