Das Institut für Linguistik der Universität Leipzig veranstaltet zahlreiche Workshops, lädt zu Vorträgen ein und ist regelmäßig Gastgeber von Konferenzen.

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Zum Institutsjubiläum sieht man einige Personen bei einem Vortrag im Seminarraum des Instituts sitzen.
Institutsjubiläum 2018, Foto: Anke Himmelreich



  • Joanna Blaszczak (Wrocław): Puzzling existential, locative, and possessive constructions in Polish: Some reflections on phases, feature valuation, case assignment and edge features, 5. Februar
  • Shin Ishihara (Lund): Match Theory and the Asymmetry Problem: An example from Stockholm Swedish (with Sara Myrberg), 22. Januar
  • Idan Landau (BGU): A Selectional Criterion for Adjunct Control, 10. Januar
  • Laura J. Downing (Gothenburg): Separating tone realization from segmental realization in Chichewa verb paradigms, 8. Januar


  • Ethan Poole (UCLA): Improper case, 18. Dezember
  • Jens Hopperdietzel (Berlin): On resultatives with causative secondary predicates: Insights from Samoan verb serialization, 13. Dezember
  • Franc Marušič (Nova Gorica): On the order of prenumeral adjectives, 11. Dezember
  • Manfred Krifka (Berlin): Layers of assertive clauses: Propositions, Judgements, Commitments, Acts, 14. November
  • Stefan Keine (USC): Feature gluttony in the syntax of hierarchy effects, 6. November
  • Stefan Keine (USC): A crossover puzzle in Hindi scrambling, 5. November
  • Maria Kouneli (New York): A relative clause analysis of Determiner Spreading, 27. August
  • Artemis Alexiadou (Berlin): Case in the (Greek) DP, 12. Juli
  • Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (Manchester): English /aɪ/-raising: new insights into an old problem, 10. Juli
  • Silke Fischer (Stuttgart): Event Control (with Inghild Flaate Høyem, Trondheim), 3. Juli
  • Adam Albrigth (MIT): Faithfulness, not phrasing: misapplication in Lakhota derivatives and compounds, 1. Juli
  • Roni Katzir (Tel Aviv): Restricting the role of anaphoricity in focus, 21. Juni
  • Astrid van Alem (Leiden & Potsdam): Complementizer agreement is clitic doubling: evidence from intervention effects, 19. Juni
  • Eric Fuß (Bochum): Wh-relatives in the history of German (and what gender’s got to do with it), 19. Juni
  • Sergei Tatevosov (Moskau): Direct, non-direct and sociative causatives at the syntax-morphology interface, 12. Juni
  • Jenny Audring (Leiden): The texture of the lexicon, 29. Mai
  • Robert D. Borsley (Essex): Issues in Welsh Syntax, 3. April
  • Rafael Abramovitz (MIT): Against the Richness of the Base: Two Koryak Case Studies, 6. Februar
  • Nicholas Rolle (Princeton): The road or the door to exponence? Examining simultaneity at spell-out, 30. Januar
  • Malte Zimmermann (Potsdam): The event semantics of Serial Verb Constructions in Igbo (Benue Congo) (with Mary Amaechi), 25. Januar
  • Yuni Kim (Essex): Blocking and correspondence in Huave vowel copy, 23. Januar
  • Beata Moskal (Frankfurt/M.): Vocabulary Insertion Initiation, 9. Januar


  • Peter Ackema (Edinburgh): Processing differences between person and number: A view from feature theory (with Ad Neeleman, UCL), 19. Dezember
  • Claire Moore-Cantwell (Vancouver): Phonological Idiosyncrasy and the mental lexicon: acquisition and change over time, 14. Dezember
  • Emily Clem (Berkeley): Cyclicity in Agree: Maximal projections as probes, 5. Dezember
  • Constantin Freitag (Köln): Verb-second from a processing perspective: What you see is not what you get, 26. November
  • Itamar Kastner (Berlin): Inductive biases: the view from allomorphy, 16. November
  • Bronwyn Bjorkman (Queen's University): Against cross-clausal dependencies in tense, 8. November
  • Eulàlia Bonet (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): Absence of morphosyntactic features vs absence of exponents: Evidence from Northern Italian varieties, 18. Juli
  • Julie Anne Legate (U of Pennsylvania): Case Relationships, 11. Juli
  • Sabine Laszakovits (U Connecticut): Dependent Case Licensing in Minimalist Grammars, 27. Juni
  • Fenna Bergsma (U Frankfurt/M.): Free relatives and case stacking, 26. Juni
  • Peter Jurgec (U of Toronto): Slovenian palatalization consonant harmony and Agreement-by-Correspondence (with Rachel Evangeline Chiong, Andrea Macanović, and Peter Weiss), 13. Juni
  • Silke Hamann (U of Amsterdam): Simultaneous phonetic and phonological processes: Degemination in Dutch and German, 6. Juni
  • Coppe van Urk (Queen Mary, U of London): Constraining VP-fronting: The role of prosodic factors in Imere, 30. Mai
  • Peter Staroverov (Wayne State U): Input restrictions and Tundra Nenets dorsals, 12. Februar
  • Eric Baković (U of California, San Diego): Some consequences of different approaches to Coalescence (with Katherine Hout), 9. Februar
  • Jane Grimshaw (Rutgers U): DPs as complements to clause-taking predicates: constraints on reported speech events, 7. Februar
  • Barbara Citko (U of Washington, Seattle): Multidominance and Structural Syncretism (with Martina Gračanin-Yuksek), 24. Januar
  • Ivy Hauser (UMass, Amherst): Faithfulness based opacity in Harmonic Serialism (with Coral Hughto), 17. Januar
  • Jerzy Rubach (U of Iowa): Derivational Optimality Theory from the perspective of Slavic Palatalization, 3. Januar


  • Benjamin Bruening (U of Delaware): Idioms, Collocations, and Dtructure, 15. Dezember
  • Artemis Alexiadou (HU Berlin/Leibniz-ZAS Berlin): Non-Agreeing Subjects in Copular Constructions, 15. Dezember
  • Andrea D. Sims (Ohio State U): Exploring interactions between directional syncretism and defectivenes, 13. Dezember
  • Gary Thoms (U of Glasgow): When does deletion happen, 1. Dezember
  • Pavel Caha (Mazaryk University Brno): How (not) to derive a *ABA: The case of Blansitt's generalisation, 8. November
  • Robert Frank (Yale U): Attention Hungry Subjects and Clause-Boundedness Effects (with Matt Barros), 13. Oktober
  • Andrew Nevins (UCL): Paucity: where is the upper bound? (with Paul Marty, ZAS), 2. Oktober
  • Irina Monich (U of Surrey): Consonantal mutation in Nuer, 13. September
  • James Griffiths (U Konstanz): Beyond MaxElide: An investigation of extraction out of ellipsis demains, 1. September
  • Paul Kiparsky (Stanford U): Typologies as Fitness Landscapes: Modeling Word Order Change, 19. Juli
  • Dunston Brown (York U): Morphological complexity as a compromise between lexicon and grammar, 12. Juli
  • Ad Neeleman (UC London): Anonymous person features (with Peter Ackema, Edinburgh), 5. Juli
  • Anke Holler (U Göttingen): Salience in corpora? Scrutinizing the ecological validity of the so-called implicit causality bias, 21. Juni
  • Laura Kalin (Princeton U): Nominal licensing is driven by valued (phi-)features, 14. Juni
  • Kyle Johnson (U of Massachusetts): QR and Hydras, 2. Juni
  • Karlos Arregi (U Chicago): Is Basque an ergative language?, 31. Mai
  • Ezer Rasin (MIT): An argument for severing stress from phonology, 24. Mai
  • Emily Elfner (U of British Columbia): Re-examining default-to-opposite stress in Kwak’wala: An approach using Harmonic Serialism, 10. Mai
  • Kazuko Yatsushiro (ZAS Berlin): German Determiner Presuppositions in First Language Acquisition, 11. Mai
  • Antje Sauermann (ZAS Berlin): Impact of type of referring expression on the acquisition of word order in German, 4. Mai
  • Stefan Th. Gries (Leibniz-Professor, Leipzig/U of California Santa Barbara): Operationalizations of domain-general mechanisms cognitive linguists often rely on: a perspective from quantitative corpus linguistics, 3. Mai
  • Mira Grubic (U Leipzig): Definiteness and Indefiniteness in Ngamo (West Chadic), 26. April
  • Ryan Bochnak (U Leipzig): Temporal interpretation in Washo, an optional tense language, 8. Februar
  • Draga Zec (Cornell U): Interactions between tone and stress: a typology of their convergence and separation, 1. Februar
  • Farrell Ackerman (U of California, San Diego): Implicative organization in grammar systems: Word structure, paradigm organization and learnability, 18. Januar
  • Stephanie Solt (ZAS Berlin): Approximators as polarity items: empirical findings, 12. Januar
  • Jenneke von der Wal (Harvard): The AWSOM and RANDOM in Bantu object marking, 11. Januar


  • Berit Gehrke (Paris 7): 'Good' as an evaluative intensifier, 15. Dezember
  • Tibor Kiss (U Bochum): Determiner Omission in PPs, 7. Dezember
  • Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn): Features, structure, and morphological universals, 23. November
  • Julie Anne Legate (U of Pennsylvania): On the Ergative as a Dependent Case, 15. November
  • Mira Grubic (U Potsdam): Association with focus in Ngamo (West Chadic), 10. November
  • Daniel Harbour (Queen Mary U of London): Person features are operations, not predicates, 9. November
  • Eva Csipak (U Konstanz): Discourse particles as a window into the interrogative/conditional link (joint work with Sarah Zobel, Tübingen/Göttingen), 3. November
  • Juliet Stanton (MIT): Non-myopia in Gurindji and beyond: implications for the phonological grammar, 2. November
  • Eva Csipak (U Konstanz): Some remarks on the aquisition of conditionals, 1. November
  • Douglas Pulleyblank (University of British Columbia): Emergent Phonology: inter-morpheme relations and derived environment effects, 6. Juli
  • Geoffrey K. Pullum (U of Edinburgh): Formalizing syntactic theories model-theoretically: what it involves, and why it is a good idea, 22. Juni
  • Sabine Arndt-Lappe (U Trier): Emergent generalisation in an analogy-based theory of word-formation: predictions, evidence, and challenges, 15. Juni
  • Patrick Jones (Harvard U): Opacity, Ordering and Abstractness in Kinande tone, 8. Juni
  • Ruth Kramer (Georgetown U): The Syntax of Plurality: Typology, Predictions, and Afroasiatic Case Studies, 1. Juni
  • Karen de Clercq (U of Ghent): The internal structure of FEW/MANY: Cross-linguistic explorations, 25. Mai
  • Omer Preminger (U of Maryland): Feeding relations and their breakdowns: a theory of dative intervention, 18. Mai
  • Harald Baayen (U Tübingen): Interactions of bottom-up information and top-down lexical priors in reading English two-constituent compounds, 3. Februar
  • Tanja Temmerman (CRISSP, Brussels): The syntax of idioms Macro-variation in the size of verbal idioms, 27. Januar
  • Katharina Hartmann (U Frankfurt/M.): Indicative V2 and Vend in German complement clauses, 20. Januar
  • András Bárány (U of Cambridge): A unified approach to inverse agreement and global case splits, 15. Januar


  • Maria Gouskova (NYU): Phonological Selection and the Bracketing Paradox in English Adjectival Morphology, 16. Dezember
  • Gregory M. Kobele (U of Chicago): Derivational Structure and Ellipsis, 9. Dezember
  • Phoevos Panagiotidis (U of Cyprus): Odd ones out: are adjectives a basic lexical category?, 4. Dezember
  • Heidi Harley (U of Arizona): Root suppletion in Hiaki really is suppletion, 2. Dezember
  • Matthias Passer (U Amsterdam): Typology and diachrony in nominal classification: Accounting for functional and formal shifts in classifiers and gender in the absence of data, 21. Oktober
  • Ken Safir (Rutgers U): It's a conspiracy! The A/A'-distinction as an Epiphenomenon, 7. Oktober
  • Chris Collins (NYU): NEG Raising, Deletion and Parentheticals, 15. Juli
  • Gregory Stump (Kentucky): Morphomic properties and the interface of syntacticosemantic content with morphological form, 8. Juli
  • Klaus Abels (UCL): Remarks on the fundamental left-right asymmetry of natural languages and verb clusters, 1. Juli
  • Sara Finley (Pacific Lutheran U): Morpheme Segmentation in Adult Learners: Effects of Frequency and Regularity, 3. Juni
  • Amy Rose Deal (UC Santa Cruz): Interaction and satisfaction in phi-agreement, 26. Mai
  • Neda Todorovic (UConn): On the cross-linguistic presence/absence of TP: syntactic properties and temporal interpretations, 18. Mai
  • Olivier Bonami (Paris-Sorbonne): A theory of inflectional periphrasis at the morphology-syntax interface, 13. Mai
  • Gisbert Fanselow (U Potsdam): Superiority - a crosslinguistic and experimental perspective, 29. April
  • Artemis Alexiadou (U Stuttgart): Voice syncretisms and the theory of underspecification, 4. Februar
  • Michael Erlewine (McGill): Focus adverbs at the vP and higher edges, 21. Januar


  • Rajesh Bhatt (U Mass., Amherst): Polar questions and disjunction: clues from Hindi-Urdu 'kyaa', 17. Dezember,
  • Kie Zuraw (UCLA): Of mice and (of) men. Phonological influences on the omissibility of French "de" in coordination, 10. Dezember
  • Geert Booij (U Leiden): Construction morphology and the architecture of grammar, 3. Dezember
  • Wendell Kimper (U Manchester): Cumulative constraint interaction and trigger competition in vowel harmony, 26. November
  • Caroline Féry (U Frankfurt/M.): Prosodic monsters and extraposition, 19. November
  • Peter Arkadiev & Yakov Testelets (Moskau): The challenges of differential nominal marking in Circassian languages, 30. Oktober
  • Andrew Nevins (UCL): Georgi's Pattern III in Phonology: Nonfinal Chains of Tone, 23. Juli
  • Maria Polinsky (Harvard): What agreement theory can learn from closest conjunct agreement , 17. Juli
  • Andrew Nevins (UCL): Brazilian Portuguese confronts Experimental Methods and Morphological Productivity, 16. Juli
  • Tom Roeper (UMass): UnLabelled Nodes in Acquisition and Morphology: How the Acquisition Path and Derivational Morphology Reveals Fundamental Operations, 4. Juli
  • Ewa Dabrowska (Northumbria): Speakers, usage, culture: language as a phenomenon of the third kind, 2. Juli
  • Ingo Plag (U Düsseldorf): Homophony in morphology: The acoustic properties of English /s/ morphemes, 25. Juni
  • Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (U of Manchester): French adjectival liaison: evidence for underlying representations, 4. Juni
  • Roberta d'Alessandro (U Leiden): Syntactic domains at PF, PF domains in syntax, 21. Mai
  • Tobias Scheer (Nizza): Melody-free syntax, 14. Mai
  • Sharon Rose (UCSD): Phonology-conditioned affix order: the case of Moro object markers, 23. April
  • Jeffrey Parrott (Palacký U, Olomouc): Patterns and mechanisms of pronominal case variation in (North) Germanic, 14. April
  • Marlou van Rijn (U Amsterdam): Marking possession: a new approach to locus and agreement, 5. Februar
  • Hazel Pearson (ZAS Berlin): Counterfactual attitudes and the syntax-semantics interface, 31. Januar
  • Elisa Kellner (ZAS Berlin): Embedded questions in Kamtok, 29. Januar
  • Hedde Zeijlstra (U Göttingen): Upward Agree is superior, 22. Januar
  • Andrew Newins (UCL): Artificial Words and Artificial Grammars: Probing the Veridicality of Intra- and Cross-Linguistic Generalizations, 9. Januar


  • Stefan Keine (University of Massachusetts at Amherst): Improper Agreement, 19. Dezember
  • Marcel Pitteroff (Universität Stuttgart): Restructuring infinitives and unmarked passives: the case of German let-middles and let-passives, 13. Dezember
  • Stefan Müller (FU Berlin): Wiedervereinigung: Unifying Everything: Einige Bemerkungen zu Simpler Syntax, Construction Grammar, Minimalism und HPSG, 27. November
  • Cécile Meier (Universität Frankfurt): Gradrelativsätze als generalisierte Quantoren, 22. November
  • Luis Vicente (University of Potsdam): Conjunction-internal 'as'-parentheticals, 12. Juli
  • Erich Groat (Universität Frankfurt): Transfer Remnants, 24. Mai
  • Luis López (University of Illinois at Chicago): Parallel computation in word formation, 26. April
  • Patrick Grosz & Pritty Patel-Grosz (Universität Tübingen): Deep Anaphoric or Surface Anaphoric Pronouns?, 19. April
  • Marc Richards (Universität Frankfurt): Weak Transfer and Immobile Goals: A different view of the relation between Feature Inheritance and Germanic Complementizer Agreement, 30. Januar
  • Volker Struckmeier (Universität Köln): Zur architektonischen Integration von syntaktischen, semantischen und prosodischen Wortstellungsfaktoren: Ein Vorschlag, 25. Januar
  • Markus Bader (Universität Frankfurt): Objektspronomen im Mittelfeld - Korpusevidenz und experimentelle Resultate, 23. Januar
  • Guido Mensching (FU Berlin): Minimalistische Anmerkungen zur Extraktion aus DPn im Französischen, 18. Januar


  • Carola Emkow (FU Berlin/MPI EVA Leipzig): Reciprocity in Bena Bena, 12. Dezember
  • Radek Šimík (Universität Potsdam): Modal existential wh-constructions, affordances, and the grammar-cognition interface, 7. Dezember
  • Dieter Wunderlich (TU Düsseldorf/ZAS Berlin): Case and agreement variation in Indo-Aryan, 5. Dezember
  • Martin Haspelmath (MPI EVA Leipzig): Form-Frequenz-Entsprechungen bei Kausal-Alternationen, 28. November
  • Lucie Medová & Tarald Taraldsen (University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice & CASTL, University of Tromsø): Out of control, 5. Juli
  • Holger Diessel (Universität Jena): Usage-Based Construction Grammar, 27. Juni
  • Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim): Freie Relativsätze mit d-Pronomen, 15. Juni
  • Kilu von Prince (ZAS Berlin): Event argument serializations in Daakaka, 6. Juni
  • Benjamin Bruening & Thuan Tran (U Delaware): East Asian "passives": A Vietnamese perspective, 30. Mai
  • André Meinunger (ZAS Berlin): Eine Anwendung für mulitidimensionale Bäume: komplexe Numeralia, 24. Mai
  • Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin): Syncretism Distribution Modeling and Person Paradigms, 4. Mai
  • Marjo van Koppen (Universiteit Utrecht/UiL-OTS): NPE vs. NPP, 12. März
  • Daniel Hole (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Ereignissemantische Modellierung von Diathesen und Alternationen, 26. Januar
  • Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge): Parametric Hierarchies, 9. Januar
  • Stefan Keine (University of Massachusetts, Amherst): Reflexivierung im Hindi, 9. Januar
  • Marcel den Dikken (Linguistics Program – CUNY Graduate Center): On Feature Interpretability and Inheritance, 4. Januar


  • Dennis Ott (Universität Groningen): Do locally unstable structures exist?, 12. Dezember
  • Willem de Reuse (U North Texas/MPI EVA): The 'Occupy prefix' movement inthe Western Apache verb, 30. November
  • Barbara Vogt (Università degli Studi di Verona): Linear Order in Language Games, 11. November
  • Nicholas Asher (Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse): Lexical Meaning in Context, 13. Juli
  • Katja Hannß (Universität Bonn, Radboud Universitet Nijmegen): Reduplication strategies in Andean languages, 23. Juni
  • Klaus Abels (Linguistics University College London): Bewegung und Ellipse, 1. Juni
  • Jana Häussler (Universität Potsdam) & Martin Salzmann (Universität Zürich): That-trace effects without traces. An experimental investigation., 27. Mai
  • Felix Rau (Universität Leiden): Agreement in Gorum, 3. Februar
  • Shin-Sook Kim (SOAS, London): Negation, Scope and Negative Polarity Items in Korean, 21. Januar
  • Bart Jacobs (Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München): Language transfer and language mixing: from Cape Verdean Creole to Papiamentu, 20. Januar


  • Werner Frey (ZAS Berlin): Einige Überlegungen zu Korrelat-Konstruktionen im Deutschen, 14. Dezember
  • Alex François (LACITO-CNRS, Paris; Australian National University, Canberra): Language divergence and convergence in north Vanuatu: Competing social forces and their linguistic correlates, 4. November
  • Anatol Stefanowitsch (Universität Bremen): Warum wir Konstruktionen brauchen, 6. Juli
  • Stefan Müller (FU Berlin): Kopulakonstruktionen im Deutschen, Englischen und Dänischen, 2. Juli
  • Cliff Goddard (University of New England & MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology): Manner, result and Aktionsart in English physical activity verbs (NSM approach), 10. Juni
  • Luca Ciucci (Il Laboratorio di Linguistica, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa): Morphological evidence for Zamucoan: the case of possessed nouns, 3. Juni
  • Gerhard Jäger (Universität Tübingen): The semantics of color terms. A quantitative cross-linguistic investigation, 20. Mai
  • Cliff Goddard (University of New England, Australia): Lexical Semantics using reductive paraphrases (NSM approach), 29. April
  • Pieter Muysken (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen): South American Historical Linguistics - promises and limitations of phylogenetics, 27. April
  • Terje Lohndal (University of Maryland): Freezing effects and Objects, 23. April
  • Pier Marco Bertinetto (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa): How the Zamuco languages dealt with verb affixes, 22. April
  • Martin Salzmann (Universität Zürich): ATB - movement as asymmetric extraction + derivational ellipsis, 25. März
  • Kevin Tuite (Université de Montréal und Universität Jena): Cryptoantipassivization in Kartvelian, 2. Februar
  • Artemis Alexiadou (Universität Stuttgart): Roots, 29. Januar
  • Hans-Martin Gärtner (ZAS Berlin): Multidominanz, 29. Januar
  • Eva van Lier (University of Lancaster) and Kasper Boye (University of Copenhagen): Epistemic complementizers, a cross-linguistic survey, 14. Januar
  • Nicholas Evans (Australian National University, Canberra): Indexing vs marking – extending Johanna Nichols' head-marking vs. dependent-marking typology, 5. Januar

Workshops, Konferenzen

  • Workshop Iterativity in Grammar, 2. und 3. Dezember
  • Workshop on Dependency in Syntactic Covariance (DISCO), 16. und 17. April
  • Micro-Workshop on Accent, 29. Januar

Workshop Iterativity on Grammar

2. und 3. Dezember

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Marius Albers Particle-Prefix-Iteration in German Verb Formation – Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
Andreas Blümel Iterating Nouns and its Guises - Applying the Hεo in the Nominal Domain
Doreen Georgi Iterative Island Violations in Igbo
Anke Himmelreich Syntax Tutorial
Greg Kobele Formal Tutorial
Maria Kouneli The Typology of Determiner Spreading
Nancy Kula Iterativity in Bemba H Tone Spread
Kevin McMullin & Jane Chandlee The Computational Nature of Iterativity in Long-Distance Phonology
Gereon Müller Iterative Optimization Predicts Movement in Morphology
Andrew Nevins Iterativity across Modules
Ezer Rasin & Jochen Trommer Phonology Tutorial
Milan Rezac Unsatisfiable Probes: Iterated Case after Partial Intervention
Sören Tebay Bidirectional Inwards Spread: Constraints vs. Iterative Rules
Jochen Trommer Parallel Across-The Board Changes of Tone
Rachel Walker Locality and Iterativity in Jingulu Vowel Harmony
Philipp Weisser Different Levels of Prosodic Dislocation
Taylor Woodfine & Kevin McMullin Inductive Learning of (Non-)Iterative Consonant Harmony
Eva Zimmermann Non-iterative Iterative Reduplication

Workshop on Dependency in Syntactic Covariance (DISCO)

16. und 17. April

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Karlos Arregi & Emily Hanink Reference tracking via agreement: Evidence from Washo switch reference
Imke Driemel, Ahmet Bilal Özdemir & Marie-Luise Popp When order matters - on the reverse PCC in Shapsug Adyghe
Henry Fominyam & Doreen Georgi Subject marking in Awing: on referentiality & the nature of anti-agreement
Gurmeet Kaur Addressee in imperatives: locus and interpretation
Christine Marquardt Agreement Splits in the C-T-Domain: The Case of Jarawara Gender Agreement
Louise Raynaud Person effects with reflexives: referential features in anaphors and participants
Eric Reuland
(joint work with Peter Zubkov)
Agreeing to Bind: the case of Russian
Susi Wurmbrand Thoughts on uniformity, covariance, and fake indexicals
Michelle Yuan Case discrimination and the Anaphor Agreement Effect: Consequences in Inuktitut and beyond

Micro-Workshop on Accent

29. Januar

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Ludger Paschen Morphological Accent in Lakota
Ezer Rasin A Candidate for a Universal Constraint on the Interaction of Phonological Processes
Nik Rolle Does Polysynthesis Pose a Problem when the Triggers of Morphological Accent and the Stress Window are at Opposite Edges?
Donca Steriade Multiple Bases and Nominal Accent in Ancient Greek
Sören Tebay Register Circumfixes Overwrite Downstep in Hausa and Chimiini
Jochen Trommer A Concatenative Account of Japanese Subtractive Accent
Joanna Zaleska The Rising-falling Pitch Movement in Indonesian: Right-aligned or Floating? A Proposed Experimental Study
Eva Zimmermann Optimal Feet vs. Optimal Tone Placement: A HS Account of Accent in Goizueta Basque
  • 20 Jahre Institut für Linguistik, 7. Dezember
  • Workshop on Repairs in Morphosyntax, 9. November
  • Micro-Workshop on Cyclic Optimization, 18. Mai
  • Workshop on Shrinking Trees in Morphology, 27. April

Veranstaltung zum 20-jährigen Bestehen des Instituts für Linguistik

7. Dezember

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Kai Alter Prosodic phrasing, working memory, and brain responses
Anke Holler Brücken zur Insel? Wie Wortkonstituenten erreichbar werden
Gerhard Jäger Und sie sind doch universal. Zu Dunn et al.'s Kritik der typologischen Wortstellungs-Universalien
André Meinunger Überlegungen und Befunde zu Relativsätzen mit gespaltenen Bezugsnomen
Beat Siebenhaar Gruβwort des Dekans der Philologischen Fakultät
Anita Steube, Gerhild Zybatow, derzeitige und ehemalige Institutsmitglieder, Alumni Das Institut und ich

Workshop on Repairs in Morphosyntax

9. November

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Bronwyn Bjorkman Realization vs. Repair in the logic of ‘last resort’
Greg Kobele Deconstructing Repair
Gereon Müller R-Pronoun Repair by Defect-Driven Rules
Andrew Murphy On the cross-modular parallelism of repairs
Gurujegan Murugesan Repair and pseudo-Repair in Anaphor Agreement Effect
Martin Salzmann & Philipp Weisser Two ways of Repairing the Non-Finality Requirement: Prosodic Inversion and BE-Support in Mari

Micro-Workshop on Cyclic Optimization

18. Mai

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero Nonuniformity in Cyclic Phonological Frameworks: Strata vs. Cophonologies
Daniel Gleim Intermorphemic Agreement in Acoma
Fabian Heck Motivation for Strict Cyclicity in Syntax
Andrew Murphy Cumulativity and Seriality
Jochen Trommer The Layered Phonology of Levantine Arabic Syncope
Eva Zimmermann Serial Computation of Accent in Mayo

Workshop on Shrinking Trees in Morphology

27. April

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Karen de Clercq & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd Unmerging Analytic Comparatives
Christina Dschaak A structure removal approach to restructuring in Russian
Johannes Englisch Gradient Frequency Effects in German DP Extraction
Hyunjung Lee & Irene Amato Optional Removal in Korean: a new insight on free variation
Beata Moskal & Pete Smith Non-adjacent allomorphy without structural removal
Gereon Müller Structure Removal in Disjunctive Blocking
Andrew Murphy Removing DP shells in Kwa
Jelena Stojković DP-Exfoliation, Lowering, and Local Dislocation
Philipp Weisser Distinctness and DOM in Mari
  • Workshop zu tough-movement und modalen Passiven, 20. Dezember
  • Workshop Strength in Grammar, 10. und 11. November
  • Workshop on Strata, 20. Juli
  • Workshop Challenges of Electronic Dictionary Publication 2.0, 30. und 31. März
  • Workshop on Superiority, 13. Februar
  • Ehrenkolloquium für Gerhild Zybatow, 10. Februar

Workshop zu tough-movement und modalen Passiven

20. Dezember

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Ulrike Demske How German Lost Tough Movement
Stephan Keine & Ethan Poole Tough interpretations
Marie-Luise Schwarzer Towards A Novel Approach to German Tough Movement

Workshop Strength in Grammar

10. und 11. November

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Noam Faust How much for that vowel?
Yuriy Kushnir Accent Strength in Lithuanian
Florian Lionnet Subfeatural representations in phonology: Encoding coarticulatory strength
Xiaoliang Luo and Guillaume Enguehard Representing Strength without Licensing
Jude Nformi & Sören Worbs Gradient tones obviate floating features in Oku tone sandhi
Renate Raffelsiefen Positional faithfulness in stem-final position in German
Anthi Revithiadou Sources of strength in lexical accent systems
Eric Rosen Predicting semi-regular Japanese accent through gradient feature strengths
Hannah Sande Encoding strength as a unified explanation of two Guébie (Kru) vowel alternations
Caitlin Smith Deriving Apparent Exceptionality from Contrastive Gestural Strength
Paul Smolensky
(joint work with Matt Goldrick)
Gradient Symbolic Representations in Grammar: The case of French Liaison
Vassilios Spyropoulos, Giorgos Markopoulos & Anthi Revithiadou Root strength as (under)specification: Evidence from root allomorphy in Greek
Jochen Trommer Scalar Cumulativity in German Umlaut
Shanti Ulfsbjorninn Not all Strength is Length: Positional-strength is Universal and BRANCHINGNESS-strength is phonotactic-specific
Alexandre Vaxman Integrating accentual generalizations and morpheme-specific exceptions: the role of diacritic weight
Eva Zimmermann Being (slightly) stronger: Lexical stress in Moses Columbian Salish

Workshop on Strata

20. Juli

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Johanna Benz Phonologically conditioned Affix Order in Washo
Siri Moen Gjersøe A Strict Cycle Effect in Nuer
Daniel Gleim Duke-of-York Epenthesis in Arapaho
Fabian Heck A Note on embedded V2 and the Wh-copy Construction in German
Greg Kobele (1) Cyclicity from above (2) Semantic Strata
Gereon Müller Prospects of Harmonic Serialism in Morphology
Andrew Murphy Phases and Asymmetries
Jude Awasom Nformi Cumulativity and Cyclicity in Limbum Associative Constructions
Zorica Puškar The Condition on Agree Domains: On the Locality of φ-agreement
Barbara Stiebels Lexically induced Domains (Strata?): The Role of clause-embedding Predicates
Sandhya Sundaresan & Thomas McFadden The Countercyclicity of the EPP and the Status of Edges
Jochen Trommer & Daniel Gleim Stratal Tone Allomorphy in Bari
Joanna Zaleska & Karolina Broś Establishing Counterfeeding Relations for optional Processes
Joanna Zaleska Strata-dependent Opacity in Containment Theory
Eva Zimmermann Strength as an alternative to cycles

Workshop Challenges of Electronic Dictionary Publication 2.0

30. und 31. März

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Hauke Bartels Can we make dictionaries suitable for scientific use, documentation and language learning?
Alexander Cobbinah The long road from research database to dictionary: experiences from Bainounk Gubeeher<
Robert Forkel Dictionaria as a member of the CLLD family
Iren Hartmann What is Dictionaria?
Martin Haspelmath Dictionaria workflow
Ulrike Mosel The Better-than-Nothing Principle applied in under-researched language dictionaries (ULDs)
Pamela Munro Verbs in our dictionaries
Gabriela Pérez-Báez Lexical documentation: How much is too much, how much is too little?
Sonja Riesberg The Yali-German lexicon and the challenges of publishing a „legacy dictionary“
Lena Sell & Lena Terhart Revision and republication of a historical Guarayu dictionary
Sven Tarp How we prepare an online dictionary project

Workshop on Superiority

13. Februar

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
John Bailyn Multiple Wh and Superiority in Bulgarian and Russian
Fabian Heck Superiority and Nonmonotonic Derivations
Andrew Murphy Multiple Left Branch Extraction and Superiority

Ehrenkolloquium für Gerhild Zybatow

10. Februar

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Beat Siebenhaar, Danuta Rytel-Schwarz Grußworte von Fakultät und Institut
Klaus Abels A Partial Analysis of 'Topicalized Sluicing'
John Frederick Bailyn 20 Years in Focus: The Legacy of 'Syntax and Information Structure of Russian Clauses'
Imke Driemel & Jelena Stojković Agreement Alternations with Quantified Nouns in Serbo-Croatian
Matías Guzmán Naranjo Overabundance as Hybrid Inflection. Quantitative Evidence from Czech
Uwe Junghanns Konditionale Infinitive im Tschechischen
Yurij Kushnir Lithuanian Nominal Accent: Revisited
Roland Meyer Quasiargumental TO in Czech Impersonals
Andrew Murphy Evaluating Current Theories of Left-Branch Extraction
Ludger Paschen Beobachtungen zur prosodischen Topikmarkierung in russischen Dialekten
Zorica Puškar The Structure of Hybrid Nouns in BCS: Evidence from NP-Ellipsis
Tobias Scheer & Markéta Ziková Wordfinal Branching Onsets: Evidence from Old Czech
Anita Steube Warum konnten und mussten die ‘Laute’ in der frühen Sprachgeschichteschon immer Phoneme sein?
Barbara Stiebels Polysemy and Coercion of Clause-Embedding Predicates
Luka Szucsich Interclausal Feature Relations and Obviation in North Slavic Subjunctives


  • Workshop Genus Verbi, 16. und 17. November
  • 42. Tagung zur Generativen Grammatik des Südens (GGS), 20. bis 22. Oktober
  • Workshop on Shrinking Trees, 10. Oktober
  • Workshop on Advancing Gender Equality in Scientific Research, 4. und 5. Oktober
  • Workshop Replicative Processes in Language, 8. und 9. Juli
  • Workshop Electronic Dictionary Publication, 8. und 9. April

Workshop Genus Verbi

16. und 17. November

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Artemis Alexiadou Passive (in) Nominalizations
Berit Gehrke & Nils Hirsch Passives are Not Inherently More Complex than Actives: Insights from Processing Verbal Passives in German
Fabian Heck A Non-Monotonic Analysis of Non-Local Movement in Passives
Johannes Hein How Referral by Vocabulary Items Derives Deponency
Itamar Kastner Passives in Non-Concatenative Morphology
Julie Anne Legate External Arguments in Noncanonical Passives
Gereon Müller Structure Removal in Long-Distance Passives
Stefan Müller A Lexical Analysis of Passive
Andrew Murphy Double Passivization in Turkish: A Structure Removal Approach
Despina Oikonomou Voice Allosemy in Synthetic Passives: Towards a Phasal Account
Marcel Pitteroff & Florian Schäfer Implicit Control: On Landau’s Generalization and Its Exceptions
Florian Schäfer Medio-Passives with and without By-Phrase
Barbara Stiebels Instrumental Voice
Sandhya Sundaresan & Tom McFadden The Articulated v Layer: Evidence from Tamil
Philipp Weisser Voice in Derived Coordination

42. Tagung zur Generativen Grammatik des Südens (GGS)

22. bis 22. Oktober

Workshop on Shrinking Trees

10. Oktober

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Katja Barnickel Derived Non-Monotonic Coordination in German
Caterina Donati Successive Cyclic Movement as a Shrinking Tree Epiphenomenon
Fabian Heck Non-Monotonic Raising-to-Subject
Howard Lasnik Shrinking Trees: Some Early History
Gereon Müller Restructuring by Removal
Andrew Murphy Arguments for Ellipsis as Syntactic Deletion
David Pesetsky Exfoliation: Towards a Derivational Theoryof Clause Size
Susi Wurmbrand  Restructuring as the Regulator of Clause Size

Workshop on Advancing Gender Equality in Scientific Research

4. und 5. Oktober

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Artemis Alexiadou Grant writing
Roswitha Kersten-Pejanic Gender and language: demands, possibilities and limitations for fair language use

Workshop Replicative processes in language

8. und 9. Juli

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Evangelia Adamou From conceptual transfer to grammatical replication: The influence of the Spanish copulas on Romani spoken in Latin America
Isabelle Buchstaller Exploring transfer (including metatype) phenomena in Marshallese English
Mariapaola D'Imperio Dialect imitation across typologically distinct prosodic systems
Hubert Haider Do not copy & paste in syntactic derivations
Fabian Heck Order perservation without reference to linear order — the case of Holmberg's generalization
Andrew Kostakis Spreading height features in Germanic metaphony
Gereon Müller Copies without Copy Theory
Andrew Nevins Copying and resolution in South Slavic and South Bantu conjunct agreement
Doug Pulleyblank Reduplication in Nuu-chah-nulth
Hannah Sande Apparent weight-dependent infixing reduplication in Amharic
Beat Siebenhaar What could be replication in written interaction? First insights to the analysis of WhatsApp-data
Donca Steriade Grammars of rhyming
Barbara Stiebels Multiple exponence in a lexical-incremental framework
Sandhya Sundaresan Replicative processes in reference and their failures: pro vs. PRO
Jochen Trommer Featural affixation and featural spreading in Gaahmg
Stephen Wechsler Explaining grammatical agreement
Richard Wiese How language can be as regular as music
Eva Zimmermann Multiple reduplication as an argument against the Red-morpheme

Workshop Electronic Dictionary Publication

8. und 9. April

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Robert Forkel Dictionaria as a member of the CLLD family
Alexandre François Building (on) a few dictionaries from Asia & the Pacific
Martin Haspelmath & Iren Hartmann About the project and our data model
Henrik Liljegren Doing justice to a small language: Challenges and opportunities in lexical categorisation
Friederike Lüpke Contested words – challenges, limits and models of language reification in dictionary creation
Ulrike Mosel Dictionaries of under-researched languages
Gilles Polian Reflections from the Multidialectal Tseltal Dictionary Project
Kilu von Prince Prioritizing entries and choosing example sentences
Felix Rau What I learned as a field linguist helping with the Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries
Bonny Sands & Alena Witzlack-Makarevich Towards a dictionary of Nǀuu
Antoinette Schapper Dictionaries of small languages and their writers in Indonesia
Barbara Stiebels Bridging the gap between dictionaries and grammars
Joshua Wilbur Towards a Pite Saami lexicography: Creating a dictionary from a community-driven wordlist
  • Workshop What's in a noun?, 23. Oktober
  • Workshop Replicative processes in grammar: Harmony, copying, doubling, and repetition, 1. und 2. Oktober
  • Workshop on Non-Local Dependencies, 15. Juli
  • Workshop Morphosyntactic Triggers of Tone: New Data and Theories, 12. und 13. Juni 2015
  • 37. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft an der Universität Leipzig: Grammatische Modellierung und sprachliche Verschiedenheit, 4. und 6. März
  • Workshop on Building Blocks, 21. und 22. November

Workshop on Building Blocks

21. und 22. November

Sprecherin/Sprecher Thema
Pavel Caha Lexical Items and Syntactic Categories: Some Lessons from Shona and Luganda Locatives
Berthold Crysmann Deconstructing Exuberant Exponence
Kleanthes Grohmann Localities: Building Blocks and Other Pieces of the Puzzle
Karen Jesney Complex Process Interaction: Weighted Constraints vs. Ranked Constraints and Rules
Olaf Koeneman Do-Support and the Syntax of Finiteness
Björn Köhnlein Rules vs. Constraints in Studies on Tonal Accent
Laura McPherson Phrasal Phonology, Restructured: The Place of Dogon Tonosyntax
Katya Pertsova Conflicting Pressures Can Lead to Ungrammaticality
Michelle Sheehan Ergative Alignment in Romance Causatives: A Parameter Hierarchy Approach
Francesc Torres-Tamarit Voicing-Dependent Vowel Lengthening and Final Devoicing in Milanese: A Transparent or an Opaque Interaction?
Luis Vincente A remnant-correlate identity condition on ellipsis
Geraldine Walther The Realisational Lexicon
  • Workshop on Opacity in Grammar (WOPiG), 3. Oktober
  • Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28 (CGSW28), 4. und 5. Oktober
  • Workshop der Forschergruppe 742, 6. und 7. September
  • ConSOLE XX, 5. bis 7. Januar
  • Americanist Meeting: Word formation in South American languages, 24. Juni
  • RRG workshop, 5. Februar
  • Workshop The Fine Structure of Grammatical Relations, 10. und 11. Dezember
  • Summer School on Linguistic Typology, 15. August bis 3. September
  • Workshop on Theoretical Morphology (WOTM 5), 25. und 26. Juni
  • Workshop Morphological Reflexes of Long-Distance Dependencies, 23. November
  • Konferenz Morphology of the World's Languages, 11. bis 13. Juni
  • Konferenz Generative Grammatik des Südens, 22. bis 24. Mai
  • Workshop Perspektiven minimalistischer Syntax, 27. bis 28. Oktober
  • Kolloquien und Workshops des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs Universalität und Diversität: Sprachliche Strukturen und Prozesse im Zentrum für Kognitionswissenschaft der Universität Leipzig
  • Workshop on Theoretical Morphology (WOTM 4), 20. und 21. Juni
  • Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity, 26. März bis 4. April
  • KOSMOS SPRACHE: Materialien zur Vorlesungsreihe im Rahmen des Studium universale (Wintersemester 2007/08)
  • Workshop on Phonological Words in South Asia and Southeast Asia, 19. und 20. September
  • Workshop on Theoretical Morphology (WOTM 3), 22. und 23. Juni
  • Workshop on Grammar and Processing of Verbal Arguments der FG Grammatik und Verarbeitung verbaler Argumente, 20. und 21. April
  • Kolloquium Informationsstrukturierung am Institut für Linguistik
  • Workshop on Theoretical Morphology (WOTM 2), 17. und 18. Juni
  • Workshop Grenzen der Linguistik überschreiten. Manfred Bierwischs Werk im Spiegel der Leipziger Sprachwissenschaft, 26. Oktober
  • 3. Leipziger Vernetzungstreffen Korpuslinguistik, 29. September
  • Workshop Flexionstheorie im Osten (WOTM1), 14. Juli
  • Abschlussworkshop »Satz und Kontext« der DFG-Forschergruppe »Sprachtheoretische Grundlagen der Kognitionswissenschaft«, 25. und 26. Juni


  • Workshop Event Structures in Linguistic Form and Interpretation, 17. bis 19. März
  • Konferenz Syntax of the World's Languages (SWL 1), 5. bis 8. August
  • Workshop Experimental Prosody Research, 7. bis 9. Oktober


  • Workshop Ereignissemantik III, 26. und 27. März


  • Workshop Ereignissemantik II, 22. Juni
  • 23. Jahrestagung der DGfS, 28. Februar bis 2. März


  • Workshop Ereignissemantik I, 19. und 20. Mai


  • 3. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Semantik, 11. bis 13. Dezember

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