November 19 & 20, Berthold Crysmann (Paris) visited Frankfurt to give two talks on his joint work with Alain Kihm on Apparent reversal in Old French declension. Berthold and Alain argue that even though the Old French declension looks like a case of reversal, it should better be described in terms of generalizations over various declension classes.
Monica showed that so-called vre-NPIs are weak NPIs but have often claimed to be excluded in sentences with a simple negation. She provides a more refined generalization that accounts for both Continue reading Rizea in Frankfurt→
Dianne Jonas will participate at this year’s meeting of the Netværk for nordisk syntakshistorie (Nordic historical syntax network) Copenhagen, November 1 & 2. The title of her talk is On the Comparative Morphosyntax of ‘think’.
Gerald Penn from the University of Toronto came back to Frankfurt this summer for an entire month of intense implementation work on CLLRS, the constraint language that gives a computational interpretation to Lexical Resource Semantics (LRS). LRS is the semantic framework that we use in teaching introductory semantics, and it is developed actively in various ongoing research projects. Continue reading Gerald Penn visiting (again)→
In der Arbeitsgruppe „Syntax-Semantik-Schnittstelle“ (Sailer) der Englischen Sprachwissenschaft sind zum 1.10.2018 zwei studentische Hilfskraftstellen zu besetzen. (Die beiden Stellen können auch von derselben Person besetzt werden.)