Nicole Dehé, Publications & Presentations
Last update by Nicole Dehé: Tue, 12 Dec 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.Nicole Dehé & Bettina Braun. The prosody of rhetorical questions in English. (Paper submitted 6 Dec 2017)
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, Anja Arnhold, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Nicole Dehé, Amelie Dorn & Osahito Miyaoka. Prosodic systems: The North Atlantic and the Arctic. In: Handbook of Prosody, ed. by Carlos Gussenhoven and Aoju Chen, Oxford University Press. 
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. In press. DOI: 10.17632/3m7fjf5m72.1
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. In press. Online early view 3 Aug 2016; access here. DOI: 10.1111/stul.12058
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
  • Title t.b.a., Invited talk at the 1st Princeton Symposium on Syntactic Theory "How modular is syntax?", 6-7 April 2018, Princeton University.   
  • With Christiane Ulbrich (University of Konstanz), Icelandic question intonation. Ráðstefna um islenska og norræna málfræði, 28-29 May 2018, St Petersburg, Russia.
2017
  • 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 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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