Slavic Linguistics in Göttingen
A C T I V I T I E S
The 13th European Conference Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL 13) took place from December 5 to 7, 2018. Organizing Committee: Uwe Junghanns, Andreas Blümel, Jovana Gajić, and Hagen Pitsch.
John Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
Catherine Rudin (Wayne State College)
Irina Sekerina (CUNY)
Duško Vitas (University of Belgrade)
Thanks to all participants and to our local colleagues. Finally, we would like to thank our great student assistants: Genia Böhnisch, Mandy Borchers, Charlotte Jankowski, Julia Rollheuser and Julia Stumpf.
On February 26th, 2018, a workshop called Grammaticalization of Mood, Aspect and Tense (GraModAT) took place in Göttingen, organized by the following students of the German Department: Katharina Paul, Maik Thalmann, Carina Meisel, and Isabelle Fröhlich. They were supported by Marco Coniglio and Markus Steinbach (SDP).
Hagen Pitsch took part with a presentation titled "From Tense to Mood? Grammaticalization and the Slavic Conditional".
The 43rd conference Generative Grammatik des Südens (GGS) will take place at the University of Goettingen from 16th to 18th June 2017. Organizers are Anke Holler (SDP), Uwe Junghanns (SSP), Guido Mensching (SRP), Markus Steinbach (SDP), and Hedde Zeijlstra (SEP).
Petr Biskup (Leipzig)
Peter Gallmann (Jena)
Natascha Pomino (Wuppertal)
In summer term 2017, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Tobias Scheer (Nice)
Franc Marušič (Nova Gorica)
University of Göttingen, September, 13-16, 2016
In September 2016, the 25th Young Slavists' Meeting took place in Göttingen, organized by Alexander Böhnisch, Genia Böhnisch, Uwe Junghanns and Hagen Pitsch.
In winter term 2016/17, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Mojmír Dočekal (Brno)
Anna Bondaruk (Lublin)
On August 9, 2016, Uwe Junghanns and Hagen Pitsch held an Evening Lecture titled Complex sentence structures in Slavic at the Göttingen Spirit Summer School on Complex Clauses.
In summer term 2016, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Ljudmila Geist (Stuttgart)
Pavel Caha (Tromsø & Brno)
In winter term 2015/16, Ingolf Max (Leipzig) was invited by the Slavic Department.
On October 12, 2015 the Workshop on Sentence Types and Mood takes place in the media room of the English Department. Its organizers are Andreas Blümel, Eva Csipak, Olga Kellert and Hagen Pitsch. Special thanks are due to Uwe Junghanns (Slavic Department) and Markus Steinbach (German Department) for their support.
The 12th German Congress of Slavists took place from October 1-3, 2015 at the University of Gießen. Contributions from Göttingen Slavic linguistics: Genia Böhnisch ("Towards an analysis of internet conversations"), Uwe Junghanns ("Sentence structure (and embedding in texts)") und Hagen Pitsch ("Bulgarian da as a/modal INFL").
In summer term 2015, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Olav Mueller-Reichau (Leipzig)
Ilse Zimmermann (Potsdam)
Luka Szucsich (Berlin)
In winter term 2014/15, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Krzysztof Migdalski (Wrocław)
Barbara Sonnenhauser (Zurich)
In summer term 2014, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Radek Šimík (Potsdam)
Petr Biskup (Leipzig)
Joanna Błaszczak (Wrocław)
From the current winter term 2013/14 on, several linguistic departments including Slavic Linguistics organize a cross-language linguistic colloquium series. Each department invites speakers whose contributions matter to a broad linguistic audience.
In winter term 2013/14, the Slavic Department invited the following guests:
Jacek Witkoś (Poznań)
Ludmila Veselovská (Olomouc)
May 21st 2013, Hagen Pitsch was given the opportunity to open a new colloquium organized by the student representatives of the Linguistic Department. The topic of his talk was his Ph.D. dissertation. Within the newly established colloquium, Ph.D. students from various linguistic and philological departments of the University of Göttingen are able to present their current work.
Thanks are due to the organizers for providing such an opportunity!
The Proceedings of FDSL 9, which took place at Göttingen University in Dec 2011 for the first time, has now been published by "Peter Lang" (Frankfurt am Main). It is part of the series Linguistik International (vol. 28).
The volume contains 16 contributions concerning the lexicon, syntax, semantics, information structure and phonology in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Russian and Slovenian.
Slavic linguistics has been integrated into Linguistics in Göttingen, the newly established collective homepage of the linguistics institutions in Göttingen.
From now on, you may choose to study the newly invented M.A. program "Linguistics" which is a joint project of the following departments:
University of Göttingen, Sep 13-15, 2012
The 21st Young Slavists' Meeting (JuSla) has taken place in Göttingen from Sept 13-15, 2012. It has been organized by Hagen Pitsch.
University of Göttingen, May 3-5, 2012
The Slavic Department took part on the organization of the international linguistik workshops Clitics and beyond. It took place from May 3-5, 2012 in Göttingen.
We cooperated with the German Department (Anke Holler and Markus Steinbach) as well as with the Romanic Department (Sascha Gaglia).
University of Göttingen, Dec 7-9, 2011
The Slavic Department organized the 9th European Conference "Formal Description of Slavic Languages" (FDSL) in Göttingen. 24 current contributions concerning formal syntax, phonetics/phonology, morphology, semantics and corpus linguistics have been presented.
University of Göttingen, February 23-25, 2011
The Slavic Department (Linguistics) was involved in the organization (conference office) of the 33rd Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS) in Göttingen. We cooperated with the Romanic Department (Sascha Gaglia).
Workshop, Slavic Department, January 30, 2010
Conditions on Argument-structural Operations and the Problem of Classifying Verbs
Argument Realization and Referential Context
Transitivity Alternations without Argument Structure
Impersonal and Argument structural change
Object clitics within "da-Constructions"
Event structure of Emotion Verbs
Decausatives and the external argument
design: Hagen Pitsch