Nominal Modification

The Research Training Group on Nominal Modification at the Goethe University Frankfurt

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Principal Investigators

Dr. Peter Smith

Dr. Beata Moskal

Postdoctoral Researchers

Heidi Klockmann


e-mail: heidi.e.klockmann @ uia.no
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Current position: Associate Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, at University of Agder (Norway)


Doctoral Researchers


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Priscilla Lola Adenuga

Office: IG 5.257
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32054
e-mail: adenuga [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The syntax and morphology of nominal modifications in Ògè (submitted)
Research Interests: Syntax and Semantics
Current position: Researcher at the RTG ‘Nominal Modification’, Goethe University



Fenna Bergsma

e-mail: f [dot] bergsma [at] uva [dot] nl
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Dissertation: Case competition in headless relatives
Research Interests: Morphosyntax, Nanosyntax, grafting/multidominance, syncretism, free relatives
Current position: Instructor at University of Amsterdam


Abigail Anne Bimpeh


e-mail: bimpeh [at] leibniz [minus] zas [dot] de
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Dissertation: Logophoricity in Ewe: An Empirical-Semantic Assessment of  (submitted)
Research Interests: Semantics, syntax and syntax-semantics interface
Current position: Post-doctoral researcher at the t Leibniz dream project- Leibniz zentrum für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin


Astrid Gößwein


e-mail: goesswein [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Processing and complexity in prenominal participle constructions in German
Research Interests: Psycholinguistics, syntax, experimental syntax, morphology, argument structure, agreement, language variation and change
Current position: Instructor at the Linguistics Department, Goethe University Frankfurt


Lydia Grohe


e-mail: grohe [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The acquisition of double prenominal adjectives
Research Interests: Language Acquisition (Mono- and Bilingual), Syntax-Semantics-Interface, Speech and Language Disorders and Therapy
Current position: Instructor at the Department of Psycholinguistics and Didactics of German, Goethe University Frankfurt


Yat Han Lai


e-mail: lai [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Word Order and Information Structure in Cantonese: An experimental approach
Research Interests: Sentence processing, Experimental syntax, Typology
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Ruby Sleeman


e-mail: rubysleeman [at] gmail [dot] com
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Dissertation: The syntax and semantics of ordinals in Dutch and German
Research Interests: Formal syntax (minimalism), semantics, ordinal numerals, adjectives, microvariation/dialectal variation, typology
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Sanja Srdanović


e-mail: srdanovic [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The referential properties of Serbian possessive constructions (submitted)
Research Interests: Syntax of the Nominal Domain, Slavic languages, Empirical Linguistics, Possessives, Binding, Nominalization
Current position: Scientific staff (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Goethe University Frankfurt


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Seyna Maria Carlucci-Dirani



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Dissertation: Why two definite articles? How the information structure governs morpho-syntactic variation- a re-search on the definite article forms in South Hessen
Research Interests: Syntax of Germanic Languages, Diachronic Linguistics, Syntax of German Dialects, Syntax-Semantics Interface


Sarah Duong Phu


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Dissertation: Discontinuous noun phrases in Vietnamese
Research Interests: discontinuous noun phrases, information structure, Vietnamese grammar, classifiers, intonation in tone languages, corpus linguistics


Eugenia Fahrbach



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Dissertation: Variation in enclitic possessive constructions in Southern Italian dialects: a syntactic analysis
Research Interests: (Southern) Italian dialects, Syntax, Romance Linguistics, (In)Alienable Possession


Mariam Kamarauli


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Dissertation: The Nominal Domain in Georgian. A Diachronic Analysis
Research Interests: Diachronic development of the Georgian language, Caucasian linguistics, Morphosyntax, Syntax, Typology, General Comparative Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Statistics
Current position:  Lecturer and course coordinator at the Department of Empirical Linguistics, Goethe University Frankfurt



Maria Kofer



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Dissertation: Definiteness and nominal modification in the Balkan languages
Research Interests: General Comparative Linguistics, Areal Typology, Balkan Lingusitics, Corpus Linguistics, Morphosyntax


David Lahm



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Dissertation: The Underspecified Semantics of “different”
Research Interests: Polyadic and Plural Quantification, Formal Syntax and Semantics, Constraint-Based Grammar Formalisms and Underspecified Semantics, Mathematical and Philosophical Logic


Nicolas Lamoure



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Dissertation: Nominal Coordination in Italian, French and German-Internal and external agreement of D>N&>N constructions
Research Interests: Syntax of the Nominal Domain, Nano Syntax, Cartography, Minimalism, Adjectives, Proper Names, Articles, Coordination, Bare Arguments, Iron Maiden
Current position: Scientific staff (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Goethe University Frankfurt


Carolin Reinert


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Dissertation: The Compositionality of Adjective Noun Constructions
Research Interests: Adjective-Noun Constructions, Formal Semantics, Type Theory, Syntax/Semantics Interface
Current position: Scientific assistant (wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft) at the Projekt ‘Propositionalism’, Department of Linguistics, Goethe University Frankfurt


Anja Kovač (Šarić)


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Dissertation: Double genitives, possessives and nominalizations: evidence for the DP hypothesis in Serbian
Research Interests: Syntax of the Nominal Domain, Slavic Languages, Numerals, Agreement, Syntax-Semantics Interface
Current position: Co-founder of and English Language Instructor at INTELLECTA (Serbia)


Yranahan Traoré



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Dissertation: The Morphology and the Phonology of the Nominal Domain in Tagbana
Research Interests: Segmental and Tonal Phonology, Nominal Phrases and Prosodic Domains in Tagbana Languages


Sabrina Weber



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Dissertation: Nominal Modification in Language Production: Extraposition of Prepositional Phrases in German
Research Interests: Psycholinguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Experimental Syntax, Multilingualism


Merle Weicker



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Dissertation: The role of semantic complexity for the acquisition of adjectives
Research Interests: Language Acquisition (Monolingual and Bilingual Children, Children with Specific Language Impairment), On- and Offline Methods, Syntax-Semantics-Interface
Current position: Postdoctoral researcher and scientific staff (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Department of Psycholinguistics and Didactics of German, Goethe University Frankfurt