Nicole Dehé, Publications & Presentations
Last update by Nicole Dehé: Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Current research focuses mainly on Icelandic intonation (question intonation in particular) and the syntax-prosody interface in Icelandic, the syntax and prosody of North American Icelandic ('heritage Icelandic'), and the prosody of rhetorical questions (and related utterance types; currently German, English and Icelandic).
 
Dehé, Particle verbs in English, book cover Dehé -- Parentheticals in spoken English
Currently under contract or under review or revision for publication


Submitted. Bettina Braun, Yuki Asano & Nicole Dehé. When (not) to look for contrastive alternatives: the role of pitch accent types and additive particles. Paper (resubmitted 29 Nov 2016).
Submitted. Árnason, Kristján & Nicole Dehé. Icelandic and Faroese. In: Handbook of Prosody, ed. by Carlos Gussenhoven and Aoju Chen, Oxford University Press. (Sept 2017)
Authored Books
 
2014. Dehé, Nicole. Parentheticals in Spoken English: The Syntax-Prosody Relation (Studies in English Language). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2002. Dehé, Nicole. Particle Verbs in English: Syntax, Information Structure, and Intonation (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 59). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
    
Co-edited Volumes pros-prag2009
2011. Dehé, Nicole, Ingo Feldhausen & Shinichiro Ishihara, Lingua 121(13) Special issue: New Insights into the Prosody-Syntax Interface: Focus, Phrasing, Language Evolution; pp. 1863-2034. Eight contributions. With an editorial by the editors.
2009. Barth-Weingarten, Dagmar, Nicole Dehé & Anne Wichmann (eds.). Where Prosody meets Pragmatics (Studies in Pragmatics 8). Bingley: Emerald. 
2007. Dehé, Nicole & Yordanka Kavalova (eds.). Parentheticals (= Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 106). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
2002. Dehé, Nicole, Ray Jackendoff, Andrew McIntyre & Silke Urban (eds.). Verb-Particle Explorations (= Interface Explorations 1). Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
2001. Dehé, Nicole & Anja Wanner (eds.). Structural Aspects of Semantically Complex Verbs. Berlin/Frankfurt/New York: Peter Lang. (download Introduction*)


Peer-reviewed journal papers (check KOPS Uni Konstanz, ResearchGate or Academia for downloadable papers)

To appear. Zhao, Lucy, Nicole Dehé & Victoria Murphy. From pitch to purpose: The prosodic-pragmatic mapping of [I + verb] belief constructions in English and Mandarin. Journal of Pragmatics. (abstract) Paper accepted 15 Oct 2017.
To appear. Dehé, Nicole. The intonation of polar questions in North American ('heritage') Icelandic. Journal of Germanic Linguistics. (abstract) (first submitted 10 July 2016; accepted 24 Mar 2017).
To appear. Dehé, Nicole. The prosodic phrasing of parenthetical comment clauses in spontaneous spoken language: Evidence from Icelandic held égStudia Linguistica. (abstract). Paper accepted 23 Dec 2014. Online early view 3 Aug 2016; access here.
2017. Schlücker, Barbara, Kati Hannken-Illjes & Nicole Dehé. Zuhören vs. Lesen: Verständnis literarischer Texte bei Schüler_innen. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Linguistik 67: 149-177.
2016. Dehé, Nicole & Katerina Stathi. Grammaticalization and prosody: the case of English sort/kind/type of constructions. Language 92(4): 911-947. (abstract).
2015. Dehé, Nicole. The intonation of the Icelandic other-initiated repair expressions Ha 'Huh' and Hvað segirðu/Hvað sagðirðu 'What do/did you say'. Nordic Journal of Linguistics  38(2): 189-219. (abstract)
2013. Dehé, Nicole & Bettina Braun. The prosody of question tags in English. English Language and Linguistics 17(1): 129-156. (abstract)
2010. Dehé, Nicole & Anne Wichmann. The multifunctionality of epistemic parentheticals in discourse: prosodic cues to the semantic-pragmatic boundary. Functions of Language 17(1): 1-28. (abstract)
2010. Dehé, Nicole. The nature and use of Icelandic prenuclear and nuclear pitch accents: Evidence from F0 alignment and syllable/segment duration. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 33(1): 31-65. (abstract)
2010. Dehé, Nicole & Anne Wichmann. Sentence-initial I think (that) and I believe (that): Prosodic evidence for use as main clause, comment clause and discourse marker. Studies in Language 34(1): 36-74. (abstract)
2009. Dehé, Nicole. Clausal parentheticals, intonational phrasing, and prosodic theory. Journal of Linguistics 45(3): 569-615. (abstract)
2009. Dehé, Nicole. An intonational grammar for Icelandic. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 32(1): 5-34. (abstract)
2009. Dehé, Nicole & Vieri Samek-Lodovici. On the prosody and syntax of DPs: Evidence from Italian noun adjective sequences. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 27(1): 45-75. (abstract)
2008. Dehé, Nicole. To delete or not to delete: The contexts of Icelandic final vowel deletion. Lingua 118(5): 732-753. (abstract)
2006. Dehé, Nicole & Yordanka Kavalova. The syntax, pragmatics and prosody of parenthetical whatEnglish Language and Linguistics 10(2): 289-320. (abstract).
2005. Dehé, Nicole. The optimal placement of up and ab - A comparison. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 8(3): 185-224. (abstract)


Book chapters and introductions to edited volumes (check KOPS Uni Konstanz, ResearchGate or Academia for downloadable papers)

2016. Hannken-Illjes, Kati, Barbara Schlücker & Nicole Dehé. Literatur lieber hören? Zum Einfluss des Hörens auf die Rezeptionsmotivation bei literarischen Texten im Deutschunterricht. In: Stephanie Bung & Jenny Schrödl (eds.), Phänomen Hörbuch. Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven und medialer Wandel, pp. 153-172. Bielefeld: Transcript. 
2015. Dehé, Nicole. Particle verbs in Germanic. In: Peter O. Müller, Ingeborg Ohnheiser, Susan Olsen & Franz Rainer (eds.), Word Formation, An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe [HSK series], pp. 611-626. Berlin: De Gruyter.
2013. Dehé, Nicole & Allison Wetterlin. Secondary stress in morphologically complex words in Faroese: a word game. In: Holden Härtl (ed.), Interfaces of Morphology. A Festschrift for Susan Olsen. [studia grammatica 74], pp 229-248. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. 
2011. Dehé, Nicole, Ingo Feldhausen & Shinichiro Ishihara. The prosody-syntax interface: Focus, phrasing, language evolution (Editorial). Lingua 121(13) special issue entitled New Insights into the Prosody-Syntax Interface: Focus, Phrasing, Language Evolution, pp. 1863-1869.
2009. Wichmann, Anne, Nicole Dehé & Dagmar Barth-Weingarten. Where prosody meets pragmatics: research at the interface. In: Dagmar Barth-Weingarten, Nicole Dehé & Anne Wichmann (eds.), Where Prosody meets Pragmatics (Studies in Pragmatics), pp. 1-20, Bingley: Emerald.
2007. Dehé, Nicole. The relation between syntactic and prosodic parenthesis. In: Nicole Dehé & Yordanka Kavalova (eds.), Parentheticals (= Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 106), pp. 261-284, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. (abstract)
2007. Dehé, Nicole & Yordanka Kavalova. Parentheticals: An introduction. In: Nicole Dehé & Yordanka Kavalova (eds.), Parentheticals (= Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 106), pp. 1-22, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
2002. Dehé, Nicole, Ray Jackendoff, Andrew McIntyre & Silke Urban. Introduction. In: Nicole Dehé, Ray Jackendoff, Andrew McIntyre & Silke Urban (eds.), Verb-Particle Explorations (= Interface Explorations 1), pp. 1-20, Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
2001. Dehé, Nicole. Transitive particle verbs in English: The neutral order. Evidence from speech production. In: Nicole Dehé & Anja Wanner (eds.), Structural Aspects of Semantically Complex Verbs, pp. 165-189, Berlin/Frankfurt/New York: Peter Lang.
2000. Dehé, Nicole. English particle verbs: Particles as functional categories. In: Hero Janßen (ed.), Verbal Projections (= Linguistische Arbeiten 420), pp. 105-121, Tübingen: Niemeyer.

Conference proceedings and working papers (check KOPS Uni Konstanz, ResearchGate or Academia for downloadable papers)

2015. Wochner, Daniela, Jana Schlegel, Nicole Dehé & Bettina Braun. The prosodic marking of rhetorical questions in German. Proceedings of Interspeech 2015, 6-10 Sept 2015, Dresden, Germany.
2014. Butt, Miriam, Tina Bögel, Kristina Kotcheva, Christin Schätzle, Christian Rohrdantz, Dominik Sacha, Nicole Dehé & Daniel A. Keim. V1 in Icelandic: A multifactorial visualization of historical data. Proceedings of VisLR, Visualization as Added Value in the Development, Use and Evaluation of Language Resources; Workshop at the 9th Languages Resources Conference (LREC 2014), Reykjavík, 23-26 May 2014 (Workshop Proceedings ed. by Annette Hautli-Janisz, Verena Lyding & Christian Rohrdantz), pp 33-40. (download paper*)
2014. Dehé, Nicole. Final devoicing of /l/ in Reykjavík Icelandic. Proceedings of Speech Prosody, 7th International Conference, Dublin, 20-23 May 2014 (ed. by Nick Campbell, Dafydd Gibbon & Daniel Hirst). pp 757-761. (download paper*)
2010. Dehé, Nicole. The timing of nuclear and prenuclear Icelandic pitch accents. Proceedings of Speech Prosody, 5th International Conference, Chicago, IL, 11-14 May 2010. (download paper*)
2007. Dehé, Nicole & Vieri Samek-Lodovici. On the prosody and syntax of DPs: Evidence from Italian noun adjective sequences. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 19: 93-127. (This is an unrevised version of the NLLT paper.)
2006. Dehé, Nicole. Some notes on the focus-prosody relation and phrasing in Icelandic. In: Gösta Bruce & Merle Horne (eds.), Nordic Prosody - Proceedings of the IXth Conference, Lund 2004, pp. 47-56. Frankfurt/Berlin/New York: Peter Lang.
2004. Dehé, Nicole. On the order of objects in Icelandic double object constructions. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 16: 85-108. (abstract)
2001. Dehé, Nicole. Intonation patterns of particle verb constructions in English. NELS 31: 183-197.
2000.
Dehé, Nicole. On particle verbs in English: More evidence from information structure. In: Nancy Mae Antrim, Grant Goodall, Martha Schulte-Nafeh & Vida Samiian (eds.), Proceedings of the 28th Western Conference on Linguistics, Vol. 11 (WECOL 1999), pp. 92-105, Department of Linguistics, California State University, Fresno.

Encyclopedia entry

2009. "Parentheticals". In The Pragmatics Encyclopedia, ed. by Louise Cummings. pp. 307-308. London & New York: Routledge. (download*)

Book reviews and notices

2012. Review of: Nomi Erteschik-Shir & Lisa Rochman (eds.). 2010. The Sound Patterns of Syntax [Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 29]. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Language 88(1): 197-199.
2010. Review of: Thomas Herbst & Susen Schüller (2008). Introduction to Syntactic Analysis. A Valency Approach. Tübingen: Gunter Narr. Anglistik 21(2): 230-232.
2010. Book notice: Collins Beverley & Inger M. Mees (2008). Practical Phonetics and Phonology - A resource book for students, 2nd edition. London/New York: Routledge. eLanguage.
2010. Review of: Brinton, Laurel J. (2008). The Comment Clause in English: Syntactic Origins and Pragmatic Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. English Language & Linguistics 14(1): 129-135.
2005. Review of: Mukherjee, Joybrato (2005). English Ditransitive Verbs: Aspects of Theory, Description and a Usage-based Model. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi. LINGUIST List 16.2055.
2004. Review of: Toivonen, Ida (2003). Non-Projecting Words: A Case Study of Swedish Particles [Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 58]. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers. LINGUIST List 15.1857.




Presentations (Talks unless specified as posters)

Coming up
  • The prosody of rhetorical questions, Invited plenary talk at the 48th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 48), 27-29 Oct 2017, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland. 
  • With Christiane Ulbrich (University of Konstanz), Icelandic question intonation. Ráðstefna um islenska og norræna málfræði, 28-29 May 2018, St Petersburg, Russia.
2017
  • With Sophie Egger & Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz), The realization of bouletic bias: Evidence from German questions. 7th Biannual Experimental Pragmatics Conference (XPRAG 2017), 21-23 June 2017, University of Cologne. (Poster presentation).
  • With Jana Neitsch, Daniela Wochner and Katharina Zahner (University of Konstanz), Who likes liver? How German speakers use prosody to mark questions as rhetorical, Phonetics and Phonology (PaPE) 2017, 12-14 June 2017, University of Cologne.
  • With Daniela Wochner (University of Konstanz), The prosody of verb-first constructions in German: A comparison of information-seeking questions, rhetorical questions and exclamativesPhonetics and Phonology (PaPE) 2017, 12-14 June 2017, University of Cologne. (Poster presentation)
  • With Marianne Kusterer, Jana Neitsch and Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz), Interpreting rhetorical questions: The influence of pitch accent type, voice quality and the modal particle denn, Phonetics and Phonology (PaPE) 2017, 12-14 June 2017, University of Cologne. (Poster presentation)
2016
  • With Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz) and Yuki Asano (University of Tübingen), Lexical and prosodic operators to contrastive alternatives, 12. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum (P&P 12), 13-14 Oct 2016, LMU München. (Presented by Bettina Braun)
  • The Icelandic map task: Studying prosodic and syntactic aspects of North American Icelandic. Invited colloquium talk, 3 Oct 2016, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Department of Linguistics. 
  • The Icelandic map task: Studying North American Icelandic, Workshop on "Methodolgy and language assessment: Heritage speakers and beyond, 23 Sept 2016, University of Konstanz.
  • Heritage language intonation: The case of polar questions in North American Icelandic. Nordic Prosody XII, 10-12 August 2016, Trondheim, Norway.
  • Prepositions in North American Icelandic: Evidence from map task data. 3rd International Conference on Language Attrition, 5-7 July 2016, University of Essex.
  • The intonation of polar questions in North American Icelandic. 22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC), 20-21 May 2016, University of Iceland, Reykjavík. 
2015
  • With Kati Hannken-Illjes (University of Marburg) and Barbara Schlücker (University of Bonn), Literatur lesen und hören: Textverständnis bei gehörten und gelesenen literarischen Texten im Vergleich. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprechwissenschaft und Sprecherziehung (DGSS), 1-3 Oct 2015, University of Marburg.
  • With Daniela Wochner, Jana Schlegel and Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz), The prosodic marking of rhetorical questions in German. Interspeech 2015, 6-10 Sept 2015, Dresden, Germany. (Poster presentation) (download poster*)
  • With Jana Schlegel, Daniela Wochner and Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz), The prosody of rhetorical questions in German. Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2015 (PaPE 2015), 29-30 June 2015, University of Cambridge. (Poster presentation)
  • The intonation of selected repair expressions in Icelandic. 25 June 2015, Workshop on Prosody on the occasion of Güliz Günes' doctoral defense, University of Groningen.
  • Invited talk. Negation in Icelandic. 17 June 2015, Workshop on Negation, Paris Sorbonne.
  • With Kati Hannken-Illjes (Marburg) and Barbara Schlücker (FU Berlin), Literatur lieber hören? Zu den Unterschieden im Verstehen bei gehörten und gelesenen literarischen Texten bei Schüler_innen der 8. Klasse. Workshop Das Hörbuch: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf ein hybrides Phänomen, 23-24 Feb 2015, FU Berlin.
  • The prosodic phrasing of the Icelandic parenthetical comment clause held ég ('I think'). 12 Jan 2015, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main.
2014
  • The intonation of the repair expressions Ha and Hvað segirðu and how it is related to question prosody. 24 Nov 2014, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
  • The prosodic phrasing of comment clauses in English and Icelandic: Implications for the syntax-prosody interface. 10 Oct 2014, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
  • The intonation of the Icelandic other-initiated repair expressions Ha and Hvað segirðu -- and how it is related to question prosody. 10. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum (P&P 10), 9-10 Oct 2014, University of Konstanz. (Poster presentation)
  • The syntax-prosody and prosody-meaning interfaces: The case of the Icelandic comment clause held ég. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB 2014), 1-5 Sept 2014, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Spoken Parentheticals: The Syntax-Prosody Relation. 9 July 2014, Linguistischer Arbeitskreis, Institut für Deutsche Sprache und Literatur I, Universität zu Köln.
  • With Miriam Butt, Tina Bögel, Kristina Kotcheva, Christin Schätzle, Christian Rohrdantz, Dominik Sacha and Daniel Keim (University of Konstanz), V1 in Icelandic: A multifactorial visualization of historical data. 9th Languages Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2014), Workshop: VisLR: Visualization as added value in the development, use and evaluation of LRs, 26-31 May 2014, Reykjavík, Iceland.
  • Final devoicing of /l/ in Reykjavík Icelandic. 20-23 May 2014, Speech Prosody, 7th International Conference. Dublin. (Poster presentation) (download poster*)
  • With Kristina Kotcheva, Tina Bögel, Christian Rohrdantz, Dominik Sacha, Christin Schätzle and Miriam Butt (University of Konstanz), A Diachronic Perspective on V1 in Icelandic. Linguistic Evidence 2014, 13-15 Feb 2014, University of Tübingen. (Poster presentation)
  • The prosodic phrasing of the Icelandic parenthetical clause held ég in spontaneous spoken language. 28th Annual Rask conference (28. Rask-ráðstefnan um íslenskt mál og almenna málfræði), 25 Jan 2014, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
  • Question intonation in Icelandic -- preliminary results from a map task. Málvísindakaffi, 24 Jan 2014, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
2013
  • Final devoicing of /l/ in Icelandic: A prosodic boundary marker? 5 December 2013, Phonology Workshop, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
  • Parentheticals in spoken English: The syntax prosody relation23 October 2013, Icelandic Linguistics Society & Institute of Linguistics, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
  • With Kristina Kotcheva (University of Konstanz), V1-Konstruktionen aus der Perspektive historischer Korpora, 21. Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik, 24-27 Sept 2013, University of Freiburg.
  • With Kristina Kotcheva (University of Konstanz), Prosody in historical corpora: Evidence from North Germanic25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, 13-15 May 2013, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
2012
2011
  • Invited keynote talk.The disambiguating function of prosody in discourseThe Prosody-Discourse Interface Conference (IDP 2011), 12-14 Sept 2011, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK.
  • With Anne Wichmann (University of Central Lancashire). Inconsistencies in the prosodic analysis of corpus data, 2nd Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE 2), 17-21 June 2011, Boston, MA.
  • Final Shortening in Icelandic, 22 March 2011, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
  • Aspects of Icelandic sentence prosody and the syntax-prosody interface, Invited speaker, Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax and the Challenge from Icelandic, 33th Annual Conference of the DGfS, 23-25 Feb 2011, Göttingen, Germany.
2010
  • Invited keynote talk.The prosody of extra-sentential elements in discourse, 26 Nov 2010, Session on Prosody and Discourse, GLOBE conference, Warsaw, Poland.
  • The timing of nuclear and prenuclear Icelandic pitch accents. 11-14 May 2010, Speech Prosody, 5th International Conference. Chicago, IL. (Poster presentation) (download poster*)
  • With Katerina Stathi (University of Hannover). Grammaticalisation and prosody: go and V constructions in English. 5-6 Mar 2010, 11. Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, University of Hamburg. (Poster presentation)
2009
  • F0 alignment in Icelandic pitch accents - Evidence for accent types. 13 August 2009, Another Discussion on Research on Icelandic Data (ANDROID), University of Iceland, Reykjavík. 
  • Prosodic cues to parentheticals in spoken English: A perception study. 15-17 July 2009, The Third International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE3), University of London.
  • The intonational  phrasing of spontaneous speech: a multi-perspective approach. 8 July 2009, Freie Universität Berlin.
  • F0-Alignierung in nuklearen und pränuklearen Akzenten des Isländischen (F0-alignment in Icelandic nuclear and prenuclear pitch accents). 20 April 2009, University of Konstanz.
  • Invited keynote talk. The intonational phrasing of parentheticals in spoken English. 23-24 Jan 2009, Workshop on Intonational Phrasing in Romance and in Germanic, University of Hamburg (SFB 538).
2008
  • Spoken language and prosodic theory: Evidence from the intonational phrasing of parentheticals. 21 Nov 2008, University of Potsdam.
  • With Anne Wichmann (University of Central Lancashire). The prosody of initial comment clauses - evidence for main clause or discourse status. 16-19 July 2008, New Reflections on Grammaticalization 4 (NRG 4), Katholike Universiteit Leuven.
  • Clausal parentheticals, intonational phrasing, and prosodic theory. 13-14 June 2008, 2nd Prosody-Syntax Interface Workshop (PSI 2), Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin.
  • Research topics in Icelandic intonation. 16 May 2008, Phonology Workshop, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
2007
  • With Vieri Samek-Lodovici (University College London). N-raising in DPs, evidence from prosodic phrasing. 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2007, Workshop "Nominalizations across Languages", University of Stuttgart (presented by Vieri Samek-Lodovici).
  • Sentential parentheticals and intonational phrasing. 19 Oct 2007, Workshop on Parenthesis and Sentence Amalgamation, University of Groningen.
  • With Anne Wichmann (University of Central Lancashire). Epistemic parentheticals in discourse: Prosodic cues to pragmatic function. 8-13 July 2007, 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg.
  • With Anne Wichmann (University of Central Lancashire). The prosody of adverbials and discourse markers: The case of epistemic comment clauses. 23-27 May 2007, ICAME 28, Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • Towards an intonational grammar for Icelandic. 24-26 May 2007, The 15th Manchester Phonology Meeting, University of Manchester. (Poster presentation)
  • Icelandic intonational phonology. 27 Feb - 2 March 2007, 29th Annual Conference of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), University of Siegen.
  • Parentheticals at the syntax-prosody interface. 1 February 2007, University of Konstanz.
2006
  • Pitch accents, edge tones and tonal contours in Icelandic. 14 December 2006, University of Konstanz.
  • With Vieri Samek-Lodovici (University College London). Prosodic phrasing and the syntax of Noun Phrases. 6 October 2006, Prosody-Syntax Interface Workshop, University College London, Center for Human Communication. (handout*)
  • Mismatch between syntactic and prosodic structure - The case of parenthesis. 30 August - 2 September 2006, LAGB Annual Meeting 2006, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • With Henrike Comes (University of Braunschweig). Learning English as L2: Word order and information structure in ditransitives. 7 July 2006, University of Braunschweig, English Department.
  • Prosodic aspects of parentheticals in English. 24 February 2006, 28th Annual Conference of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), University of Bielefeld.
  • With Yordanka Kavalova (University College London). Introduction to parentheticals. 22 February 2006, 28th Annual Conference of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), University of Bielefeld.

2005
  • Variation in the mapping of syntactic phrases onto phonological phrases and in their phonetic implementation. 19 December 2005, University of Wuppertal.
  • Phrasengrenzen, segmentale Variation und Fokus am Beispiel des Isländischen (Phrase boundaries, segmental variation and focus: Evidence from Icelandic). 12 November 2005, Humboldt University, Berlin.
  • Variation in the mapping of syntactic phrases onto phonological phrases. 31 August 2005, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics.
  • On parenthetical 'what' and some implications for the syntax-prosody interface. 5 July 2005, University of Göttingen, English Department.
  • With Yordanka Kavalova (University College London). Parenthetical 'what'. The 1st International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English. 23-26 June 2005, University of Edinburgh.
  • Aspects of parenthetical 'what'. 20 May 2005, University of Konstanz.
  • Final Vowel Deletion, Phonological Phrasing, and Rhythm in Icelandic. Tone and Intonation [±Europe] Workshop, 17-19 March 2005, Schloß Freudental (University of Konstanz).
  • Aspects of Icelandic sentence prosody. Invited Talk, 19th Annual Rask-Conference, 22 Jan 2005, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.

2004 Lund 2004
  • Syntaktische und Phonologische Aspekte der Fokusrealisierung im Isländischen (Syntactic and phonological aspects of focus realisation in Icelandic). 1 Dec 2004, University of Stuttgart, Department of Linguistics.
  • Some notes on the focus-prosody relation and phrasing in Icelandic. 8-10 August 2004, Nordic Prosody IX, Lund, Sweden.
  • With Vieri Samek-Lodovici (University College London). On the architecture of module interfaces*. 04 June 2004, Conference on The Architecture of the Language Faculty, University College London, Center for Human Communication. (Poster presentation)
  • Some remarks on the Icelandic double object construction and the syntax prosody interface. 12 May 2004, University College London, Department of Phonetics and Linguistics.
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2003

  • On verbs, particles, and the positions of objects. 7 July 2003, Freie Universität Berlin, English Department.
  • On the optimal placement of English 'up' and German 'ab'. 16-17 May 2003, ZAS-Potsdam Workshop on OT Syntax+ , ZAS Berlin.

2002

  • Particle Verbs in English and other Germanic languages: Insights from syntax and intonation. 15 November 2002, University of Wisconsin/Madison, English Department.

2001

  • Particle Verbs in English: Word Order, Focus & Accent Placement. 28 February - 2 March 2001, University of Leipzig, 23rd Annual Conference of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS). (Poster presentation).

2000

  • Intonation patterns of particle verbs in English. 6-8 October 2000, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 31st Conference of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS 31). (Poster presentation)
  • Particle verbs in English: Neutral order, focus structure and accent placement, 4-6 February 2000, University of Leipzig, Workshop on Particle Verbs.
  • Partikelverben im Englischen: Fokusstruktur und Akzentplazierung (Particle verbs in English: Focus structure and accent placement), 28 January 2000, University of Leipzig, "Berichtskolloquium des Graduiertenkollegs 'Universalität und Diversität' vor der DFG".

1999

  • Partikelverben im Englischen: Ein interdisziplinärer Versuch (Particle verbs in English: An interdisciplinary approach) . 7 December 1999, University of Göttingen, English Department.
  • On the structure of transitive particle verbs in English: More evidence from information structure, 28-31 October 1999, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 1999.
  • On the structure of transitive particle verbs in English: Evidence from information structure. 7-9 September 1999, York / UK Autumn Meeting of the Linguistic Association of Great Britain (LAGB).

1998

  • Präpositionale Elemente als funktionale Kategorien (Prepositional elements as functional categories), 1 February 1998, University of Göttingen, English Department: Workshop in honour of Prof. Thomas Gardner on his 65th birthday.



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