The course catalogue of the Research Training Group includes specific courses for the doctoral students as well as selected courses from the MA programme Linguistics.

Current Semester (Winter semester 2021/22)

In the current semester we offer the following courses:

Teacher Module no. Title Time slot
Michael Frazier, Gereon Müller & NN IGRA 01
(CYCLOP)
Sequential Interaction of Grammatical Building Blocks: Cyclic Optimization Tuesday,
11.15am – 12.45pm
NN & NN IGRA 05
(CYCLOP)
Akademic Skills for Linguists Thursday,
1.15 – 2.45pm
Eva Zimmermann IGRA 06 Phonology Thursday,
9.15 – 10.45am
NN & NN IGRA 07 Morphology Wednesday,
1.15 – 2.45pm
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Constraints on Movement Tuesday,
5.15 – 6.45pm
Fabian Heck IGRA 08 Syntax Thursday,
11.15am – 12.45pm
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 08 Syntax and Scope Friday,
11.15am – 12.45pm

 

The course catalogue with further information can be download as pdf document.

Archive

In the past semesters the following courses were offered:

Teacher Modul-no. Title
Gregory M. Kobele, Michael Frazier, Paula Fenger & Sam Zukoff IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 03

Grammatical perspectives on language use

Eva Zimmermann IGRA 06 Exceptional segments
Nicholas Rolle (Berlin) IGRA 06 Morpho-phonological subcategorization
Gereon Müller IGRA 07 Morphological Theory and the Algonquian Verb
Barbara Stiebels IGRA 07 Morpheme orders and morphological templates
Maria Kouneli IGRA 08

Topics in the syntax of argument structure

 

Course catalogue Summer semester 2021
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Teacher Module no. Title
Gereon Müller, Imke Driemel & Sam Zukoff IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 05 Direct compositionality
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Phonology
Maria Kouneli IGRA 07 Morphology
Paula Fenger IGRA 08 Head Movement and Word Building
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Current Concepts in Syntactic Theory
Fabian Heck IGRA 08 Perspectives of a feature-based derivational syntax

 

Course Catalogue Winter Semester 2020/21
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Teacher Module no. Title
Gregory M. Kobele, Gereon Müller & Jochen Trommer IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Eva Zimmermann & Joanna Zaleska IGRA 05 Academic Skills for Linguists
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 The Phonology and Phonetics of Tone
Jochen Trommer & Ezer Rasin IGRA 06 Cyclic Stress
Maria Kouneli IGRA 07 The Morphosyntax of Gender
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Topics in Syntax


Course catalogue Summer semester 2020
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Gereon Müller, Ezer Rasin & Maria Kouneli IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Eva Zimmermann IGRA 06 Phonology
Anke Himmelreich IGRA 07 Morphology
Jochen Trommer IGRA 07 Tonal Morphology
Gereon Müller & Andrew Murphy IGRA 08 Types of movement
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 08 Grammatical Identity Effects
Imke Driemel IGRA 08 Syntax
Rachel Walker   Kompaktkurs: Surface Correspondence Theory


COURSE CATALOGUE WINTER SEMESTER 2019/2020
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Fabian Heck, Gregory M. Kobele & Ezer Rasin IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Andrew Murphy IGRA 05 Academic Skills for Linguists
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Iterativity and Directionality of Harmony processes
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Strong and weak segments
Philipp Weisser IGRA 07 Clitics
Barbara Stiebels IGRA 07 Compounding
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Agreement and Concord
Robert D. Borsley   Kompaktkurs: An Introduction to Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar
Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero IGRA 09 Visiting Professorship Course; Kompaktkurs im Juli 2019


COURSE CATALOGUE SUMMER SEMESTER 2019
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Teacher Module-Nr. Title
Andrew Murphy, Gereon Müller & NN IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 03 Compositionality
Barbara Stiebels IGRA 03 Lexical semantics
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Phonology
Gereon Müller IGRA 07 Inflectional Morphology in Harmonic Serialism
Philipp Weisser IGRA 07 Morphology
Sandhya Sundaresan & Anke Himmelreich IGRA 08 Locality in syntactic dependencies
Martin Salzmann IGRA 08 Incorporation and complex predicates
Fabian Heck IGRA 08 Syntax


COURSE CATALOGUE WINTER SEMESTER 2018/2019
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Barbara Stiebels, Joanna Zaleska & Philipp Weisser IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Jana Häussler IGRA 04 Empirical Methods
Anke Himmelreich IGRA 05 Academic Skills for Linguists
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Polarity
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Phrasal Tone
Jana Häussler, Martin Salzmann & Philipp Weisser IGRA 07+08 Theoretical and psycholinguistic approaches to case and word order
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 08 Topics in A-Syntax
Julie Anne Legate IGRA 09 Visiting Professorship Course; Kompaktkurs im Juli 2018


COURSE CATALOGUE SUMMER SEMESTER 2018
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Gereon Müller, Barbara Stiebels & Eva Zimmermann IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 03 Generation
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Phonological Cycles
Gereon Müller IGRA 07 Recent Developments in Morphological Theory
Martin Haspelmath IGRA 07 Universals of case markers and adpositions
Martin Salzmann IGRA 08 Advanced topics in German syntax
Anke Himmelreich IGRA 08 The morphosyntax of upward agreement and downward agreement
Benjamin Bruening   Kompaktkurs: Consolidated Morphology


COURSE CATALOGUE WINTER SEMESTER 2017/2018
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Fabian Heck & Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 00 Foundations of Syntax
Fabian Heck, Barbara Stiebels & Eva Zimmermann IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Stefan Gries IGRA 04 Statistics for Linguists
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 05 Academic skills for Linguists
Andrew Kostakis IGRA 06 The Phonology of Consonants
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Pitch Accent
Gereon Müller IGRA 07 Harmonic Serialism
Barbara Stiebels IGRA 07 Morpheme orders and morphological templates
Stefan Gries IGRA 07+08 Corpus linguistics
Gereon Müller & Andrew Murphy IGRA 07+08 Ellipsis and Inflection
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Non-canonical Agreement
Paul V. Kiparsky IGRA 09 Visiting Professorship Course, Kompaktkurs im Juli 2017


Course catalogue Summer semester 2017
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Gereon Müller, Philipp Weisser & Eva Zimmermann IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Ryan Bochnak IGRA 03 Introduction in Semantics
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 The Phonology of Vowels: Theory
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 The Phonology of Vowels: Data
Martin Haspelmath & Doris Schönefeld IGRA 07 Topics in Morphology and Syntax
Martin Salzmann IGRA 08 Syntax of the noun phrase
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Case and Coordination
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 08 The Syntax of Person
Jonathan Bobaljik   Kompaktkurs: Case and Agreement without Abstract Case


COURSE CATALOGUE WINTER SEMESTER 2016/2017
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller & Jochen Trommer IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 05 Academic skills for Linguists
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Tonal morphology in East African languages
Gereon Müller IGRA 07 Optimality-theoretic Morphology
Gereon Müller IGRA 07+08 Complex Predicates
Donca Steriade IGRA 09 Visiting Professorship Course, Kompaktkurs im Juli 2016


COURSE CATALOGUE SUMMER SEMESTER 2016
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller & Jochen Trommer IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Jens Michaelis IGRA 03 Mathematical methods, semantics: remarks on strings, trees and derivations
Gregory M. Kobele IGRA 03 Mathematical Methods, semantics
Eva Zimmermann IGRA 06 Tonal morphology in American languages
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 Tonal morphology in West African languages
Martina Martinović IGRA 07 The morphosyntax of long-distance dependencies
Martin Haspelmath & Doris Schönefeld IGRA 08 Usage-based approaches to lexicon and syntax
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 08 Non-locality in clausal structure: extended projections


COURSE CATALOGUE WINTER SEMESTER 2015/2016
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Gereon Müller, Barbara Stiebels & Jochen Trommer IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Doreen Georgi IGRA 05 Academic skills for Linguists
Jochen Trommer & Peter Staroverov IGRA 06 Deletion
Gereon Müller IGRA 07 Replicative Processes in Morphology
Fabian Heck IGRA 08 Syntactic Copying
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 08 Agree(-ment) and the nature of syntactic features
Martin Salzmann IGRA 08 Sharing constructions
Sara Finley   Kompaktkurs: Phonological Learning: Representation and Typology
Chris Collins IGRA 09 Visiting Professorship Course, Kompaktkurs im Juli 2015


COURSE CATALOGUE SUMMER SEMESTER 2015
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Fabian Heck, Peter Staroverov & Barbara Stiebels IGRA 02 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax II: Excitatory and inhibitory simultaneous interactions
Peter Staroverov IGRA 04 Experimental methods, databases
Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 The segmental phonology of Ethiopian Semitic languages
Barbara Stiebels IGRA 07 Theories of word formation
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Reanalysis
Martin Haspelmath & Doris Schönefeld IGRA 08 Topics in syntax
Doreen Georgi & Martin Salzmann IGRA 08 Long A’-movement from a local perspective
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 08 Control
Rajesh Bhatt   Kompaktkurs: Tree Adjoining Grammar (TAG)


COURSE CATALOGUE WINTER SEMESTER 2014/2015
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Teacher Module-no. Title
Doreen Georgi & Eva Zimmermann   Propädeutikum
Gereon Müller, Nina Topintzi & Jochen Trommer IGRA 01 Interacting building blocks in Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax I: Excitatory and inhibitory sequential interactions
Sandhya Sundaresan IGRA 05 Academic skills for Linguists
Nina Topintzi, Andreas Opitz & Jochen Trommer IGRA 06 The mental representation of stressDeletion
Fabian Heck IGRA 07 Universals of comparative morphology
Martin Salzmann IGRA 08 Head movement
Gereon Müller IGRA 08 Passive
Martin Haspelmath IGRA 08 Toward a causal theory of grammatical coding asymmetries
Andrew Nevins IGRA 09 Visiting Professorship Course, Kompaktkurs im Juli 2014


COURSE CATALOGUE SUMMER SEMESTER 2014
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