I am very happy to be allowed to announce that last Thursday I successfully defended my PhD thesis Subjektanhebungsverben im Deutschen. Ihre Entstehung, Entwicklung und Komplemente at the University of Potsdam. In my thesis I dealt with selected subject-to-subject raising verbs and their emergence conditions in the history of German. The thesis was supervised by Ulrike… Read more »
A couple of weeks ago I submitted my PhD thesis entitled Subjektanhebungsverben im Deutschen. Ihre Entstehung, Entwicklung und Komplemente at the University of Potsdam. I am glad to announce that the thesis has been accepted and that a scientific committee has been set up for my PhD thesis defense. The committee members are: Ulrike Demske… Read more »
Lisa Deringer and Olga Rudolf, colleagues from the University of Jena, working in the project Towards a typology of human impersonal pronouns. Theoretical, comparative and empirical studies (abbreviated as ImProType and led by Volker Gast) asked me to fill a questionnaire and translate various impersonal structures into Polish. They build up a database with approx. 60 languages and Polish is… Read more »
Two colleagues of mine from the University of Potsdam, Marta Wierzba and Radek Šimík, working on information structure in West-Slavic languages asked me to judge approx. 80 Polish dialogues. My main task is to say if they are well- or ill-formed. Some of the dialogues are very funny!