New publications and research at the department

New publication by Anke Himmelreich and Katharina Hartmann:

Himmelreich, Anke & Hartmann, Katharina, (2023) “Agreement with disjoined subjects in German”, Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 8(1). doi:

New publications by Markus Bader and Yvonne Portele:

Bader, Markus & Michael Meng. 2023. Processing noncanonical sentences: Effects of context on online processing and (mis)interpretation. Glossa Psycholinguistics 2(1). 1–45. doi: 10.5070/G6011117

Portele, Yvonne & Markus Bader. 2023. Strong semantic biases make demonstrative pronouns act like personal pronouns. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 8(1). 1–39. doi: 10.16995/glossa.8832

New publication by Helmut Weiß:

Weiß, Helmut (2022): Empirical Evidence for Split-CP in German (varieties). Double Complementizers in Saurian and E-Topicalization in Bavarian. In: FS Cecilia Poletto. Special issue of Quaderni di lavoro ASIt.

New publication by Trutkowski and Weiß:

Trutkowski, Ewa, und Helmut Weiß (2023): Zeugen gesucht! Zur Geschichte des generischen Maskulinums im Deutschen. In: Linguistische Berichte 273: 5-40.

New publication by Kentner et al.:

Kentner, G., Franz, I., Knoop, C.A., & Menninghaus, W. (2023). The final lengthening of pre-boundary syllables turns into final shortening as boundary strength levels increase. Journal of Phonetics.

New publication by Gerrit Kentner:

Kentner, G. (accepted). Reduplication as expressive morphology in German. In: Williams, J. (Eds.): Expressivity in the European Linguistic Sphere. Cambridge University Press.

New publication by Heini Arjava und Gerrit Kentner:

Arjava, H., & Kentner, G. (2022). Alignment of prosodic weight and musical length in Finnish vocal music textsetting. In: Scharinger, M. and Wiese, R. (Eds.): How Language Speaks to Music: Prosody from a Cross-domain Perspective. De Gruyter. 161-189.

New publication by Kentner et al.:

Kentner, G., Franz, I., & Menninghaus, W. (2022). Poetics of reduplicative word formation: evidence from a rating and recall experiment. Language & Cognition, 14(3), 333-361.

New publication by Gerrit Kentner:

Kentner, G. (2022). Phonetik und Phonologie des Deutschen. In: Klabunde, R., Mihatsch, W., Dipper, S. (Hgg): Linguistik im Sprachvergleich. Germanistik — Romanistik — Anglistik. J.B. Metzler / Springer. 3-25.

New publication by Gerrit Kentner:

Kentner, G. (2022). DO NOT REPEAT: repetition and reduplication in German revisited. In: Eitelmann, M. Haumann, D. (Hgg): Extravagant Morphology. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 181-205.

New publication by Corinna Langer and Frank Kügler:

Langer, C., & Kügler, F. (2022). Focus and Prosodic Cues in Hungarian Noun Phrases. In Proc. 1st International Conference on Tone and Intonation (TAI) (pp. 219-223).

New publication by Corinna Langer and Kata Balogh:

Balogh, Kata and Langer, Corinna. “Additive particles, prosodic structure and focus sensitivity in Hungarian” Linguistics, vol. 60, no. 1, 2022, pp. 277-314.

New publication by Frank Kügler:

Citation: Kügler, F. (2022): Phrase-Level ATR Vowel Harmony in Anum—A Case of Recursive Prosodic Phrasing. Languages 2022, 7(4), 308;

New research project in ViCom

Starting in October 2022, there is a new research project at the department: “Co-speech gestures and prosody as multimodal markers of information structure“. Principal investigators are Prof. Dr. Frank Kügler (Goethe University) und  Prof. Dr. Pilar Prieto Vives (UPF Barcelona). 

New publication by Wang, Kügler, and Genzel

There is a new publication by Bei Wang, Frank Kügler, and Susanne Genzel:

Citation: Wang B, Kügler F and Genzel S (2022) The interaction of focus and phrasing with downstep and post-low-bouncing in Mandarin ChineseFront. Psychol. 13:884102. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.884102