I’m thrilled to announce that the volume “Infinitives at the Syntax-Semantics-Interface. A Diachronic Perspective” published with Mouton de Gruyter in 2017 appeared as a paperback two weeks ago and is available for 20€.
My colleague from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Nora Boneh, and I are happy to announce that our special issue on Habituality from a Typological and Diachronic Perspective appeared in the journal STUF: Language Typology and Universals / Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung. We are certain that contributions collected in this special issue offer novel insights into the notion… Read more »
I am happy to announce that my new paper has been published with the Oxford University Press. The paper is entitled “On the grammaticalization of temporal-aspectual heads. The case of German versprechen ‘promise’” and it appeared in the volume Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax co-edited by Robert Truswell & Éric Mathieu. The volume goes back… Read more »
I am very glad to announce that the editorial team of Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics accepted our proposal for a Special Collection on the syntax of adverbial clauses. The collection will be guest-edited by Werner Frey (ZAS, Berlin), Andreas Pankau (FU Berlin) and myself. Stay tuned for more information!
I am thrilled to announce that special issue New Insights into the Syntax and Semantics of Complementation guest-edited by myself appeared in the section Historical Syntax of Language, journal of Linguistic Society of America. The special issue emerged out of a workshop that I organized together with Kerstin Schwabe and Mathias Schenner at the University of… Read more »
I am very happy to announce that I am allowed to co-edit a second special issue on habitual and generic expressions. It is a joint project with Nora Boneh from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Our special issue entitled “Diachronic and Comparative Perspectives on Habituality and Genericity” is expected to appear as one of the… Read more »
My colleague from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Nora Boneh, and I just learned that our special issue proposal entitled Habituality from a Typological and Diachronic Perspective has been accepted by the editorial board of the journal Language Typology and Universals. The special issue is expected to appear in the first half of 2017. Stay… Read more »
This week, my colleague, Elisabeth Berner, and I learned that our paper Deutsch-slawischer Sprachkontakt im Südbrandenburgischen has been accepted for publication in Jahrbuch für Germanistische Sprachgeschichte guest-edited by Claudia Wich-Reif. Our paper is concerned with the issue of to what extent Sorbian influenced a Brandenburgian dialect spoken in the south of Brandenburg. We illustrate that… Read more »
I am glad to announce that my new paper “On the grammaticalization of temporal-aspectual heads. The case of German versprechen ‘promise’” has been accepted for inclusion in the volume From Micro-change to Macro-change edited by Robert Truswell & Éric Mathieu. The volume will appear in the series Oxford Studies in Diachronic and Historical Linguistics.
I learned today that my paper “All you need is another ‘need’: On the verbal NPI cycle in the history of German” has been accepted for publication in Cyclical Change Continued ed. by Elly van Gelderen. I thank two anonymous reviewers as well as Elly van Gelderen for their valuable and interesting comments.