Kathryn Barnes (Ph.D. student in PSIMS project)
Giovanna Pirillo (GU Frankfurt)
Theresa Stender (HU Berlin)
The scientific focus of the professorship in semantics is on the meaning of language in the semantics-pragmatics interface. The main research topics are dimensions of meaning and multimodality, iconicity, information structure, quantification and indefinitives. Current research projects are concerned with the contribution of gesture to the meaning of speech.
Room: IG 4.312
Phone: 069/798 32393
E-Mail: ebert AT lingua.uni-frankfurt.de
During the semester: Thursday 14:00-16:00 am and on appointment.
During the semester break on appointment.
- Speech-accompanying gestures in formal semantics and pragmatics,
awarded with the Caroline-von-Humboldt Prize in November 2012
- Pragmatic status of iconic meaning in spoken communication,
Funded by the DFG within the Priority Program 1727 – XPrag.de: New Pragmatic Theories based on Experimental Evidence
- Combination effects of prior knowledge activating and gesture-based learning strategies when learning vocabularies via app,
Initial funding by the IDeA: collaboration of the Department of Linguistics/Semantics, GU Frankfurt with the DIPF, Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsforschung und Bildungsinformation, Frankfurt