Preliminary Programme

14.00-
17.30

Room: MG1/02.05

Pre-conference workshop
The replication crisis in science: Challenges and chances for linguistics

16.00Guided city tour
18.00Warm-Up
Klosterbräu

8.00Registration
9.00-
9.30
Opening
9.30-
10.30

Room: MG1/00.04

The UK, Europe and the path to Brexit - the long view: Europe in two centuries of British newspapers

Tony McEnery (Lancaster University)
Chair: Manfred Krug
10.30-
11.00
Coffee break

 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 1
Chair: Sofia Rüdiger

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 2
Chair: Christian Mair

Room: MG2/01.10

Workshop 1: Challenges of computer-mediated communication data: #obstacles #opportunities
Marie-Louise Brunner, Stefan Diemer, Matt Gee and Andrew Kehoe

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 2: New approaches to variation in present-day Scottish Englishes
Ulrike Gut, Ole Schützler and Jennifer Smith

11.00-
11.30
Vocalic varation in Standard English spoken by Trinidadian professionals(37.8 KB)
Michael Westphal, Johanna Hartmann, Philipp Meer, Ka Man Lau and Dagmar Deuber
 
Infinitival Complementation Choices with Help in Present-Day American and British English(15.1 KB)
Sofía Bemposta-Rivas
Introduction (10 min.)Digitising the Linguistic Atlas of Scotland: Scope and potential of a new corpus(20.6 KB)
John Kirk
11.30-
12.00
An acoustic study of /s/-retraction in Trinidadian English(28.9 KB)
Philipp Meer and Wiebke Ahlers
Into-causatives in World Englishes(14.4 KB)
Thomas Brunner
(De)legitimation strategies in company e-mail replies to customer complaints and their related social media comments by (potential) customers(38.0 KB)
Rebecca Van Herck and Sofie Decock
When intuitions (don't) fail: Combining syntax and sociolinguistics in the analysis of Scots(14.9 KB)
E Jamieson, Shouchun Chien, Gary Thoms, David Adger, Caroline Heycock and Jennifer Smith
12.00-
12.30
A first approach to Standard English pronunciation in Grenada(13.9 KB)
Eva Hänsel
You don't see them autotuning the crap out of their songs... The [V the Ntaboo-wordout of]-construction in World Englishes(45.3 KB)
Thomas Hoffmann
"holy shit that is awesome good for you!" - The study of speech acts in online comments(37.5 KB)
Ursula Lutzky and Matt Gee
Progressive verb forms in Scottish Standard English: A questionnaire-based approach(18.7 KB)
Manfred Krug, Ole Schützler and Graeme Trousdale
12.30-
14.00
Lunch
14.00-
15.00

Room: MG1/00.04

The new London-Lund Corpus (LLC-2): A window into natural speech in the 21st century

Carita Paradis (Lund University)
Chair: Julia Schlüter
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 3
Chair: Thomas Brunner

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 4
Chair: Patricia Ronan

Room: MG2/01.10

Workshop 1 (cont.)

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 2 (cont.)

15.00-
15.30
Negation and theCognitive Complexity Principle in the English clausal complementation system(15.1 KB)
Raquel Romasanta
The superlative alternation in British vs. American English: Questionnaire-based insights(41.1 KB)
Nikolai Beland
Analysing emojis in context in a corpus of Twitter data(193.6 KB)
Andrew Kehoe and Matt Gee
Variety-specific coding practices within a shared system: Modal verbs expressing strong obligation in Scottish, Southern British and American English(19.0 KB)
Jenny Herzky, Ole Schützler and Zeyu Li
15.30-
16.00
Passivization and the Cognitive Complexity Principle in WEs: The case of finite and non-finite complementation clauses(14.5 KB)
Noura Abdou
English grammatical alternations and communicative efficiency: An information-theoretic approach based on Generalized Additive Models(13.9 KB)
Natalia Levshina
Is text length a linguistic variable? Evidence from social media(62.7 KB)
Aatu Liimatta
Rhotics in Scottish Standard English(59.7 KB)
Philipp Meer, Robert Fuchs, Anika Gerfer, Ulrike Gut and Zeyu Li
16.00-
16.30
Grammatical variation in Indian English: The role of gender and age(39.6 KB)
Lucìa Loureiro-Porto and Cristina Suárez-Gómez
Quantitive models of referential choice: Lexical anaphora in English(15.6 KB)
Nils Norman Schiborr
Face-threatening acts and impoliteness on social media - Webcare on Instagram(38.7 KB)
Theresa Müller
The fate of the Scottish Vowel Length Rule in contemporary Scottish English(38.2 KB)
Jane Stuart Smith and Rachel MacDonald
16.30-
17.00
Coffee break
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 5
Chair: Edgar Schneider

Room: MG1/02.05

How to (:) Open Linguistics

Room: MG2/01.10

Workshop 1 (cont.)

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 2 (cont.)

17.00-
17.30
Recent change in stative progressives: Spreading to new semantic domains(13.2 KB)
Paula Rautionaho and Robert Fuchs
Visualizing statistical uncertainty using model-based graphs
Jan Vanhove
"We're always looking for great content" - Customer Interaction via Instagram(39.4 KB)
Marie-Louise Brunner and Stefan Diemer
Discussion/Closing Session
17.30-
18.00
Influencing Factors on the Acceptability of Stative Progressives in British and American English(15.3 KB)
Bonnie Sheppard
Analyzing language data: Recurring issues
Lukas Sönning
Discussion: Challenges of computer-mediated communication data 
19.30Reception
University Assembly Hall

9.30-
10.30

Room: MG1/00.04

Exploring probabilistic grammar(s) in varieties of English

Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (Catholic University of Leuven)
Chair: Ole Schützler
10.30-
11.00
Coffee break
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 6
Chair: Stephanie Hackert

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 7
Chair: Markus Bieswanger

Room: MG2/01.10

Workshop 3: Language and space in megacities – Developing an agenda for comparative research
Carolin Biewer, Ninja Schulz, Marie-Christin Himmel, Lisa Lehnen

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 4: New Horizons in Cohesion Studies: Widening the Angle
Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer and Christoph Schubert

11.00-
11.30

Prototypical ING/ED subjectless supplements in contemporary English(13.6 KB)
Carla Bouzada-Jabois

Teacher language in the German ELF classroom: A model for spontaneous speech?(13.4 KB)
Anna Rosen
Language use in the peripheries and centres of megacities: Comparing Hong Kong and Moscow(37.0 KB)
Carolin Biewer, Elena Dieser, Lisa Lehnen and Ninja Schulz
Introduction: Cohesion studies: Status quo and quo vadis (15 min.) (Start at 11:15)
Christoph Schubert
11.30-
12.00
"The Carribean community has endorsed": Agreement with collective nouns in Carribean Englishes(14.4 KB)
Guyanne Wilson
Variation beyond varieties: A micro-diachronic approach to spoken ELF interaction(14.9 KB)
Marie-Luise Pitzl
Avenues for approaching the urban - the case of Brooklyn, New York(113.7 KB)
Beatrix Busse, Kristin Berberich and Jennifer Smith
Cohesion through word formation: Exploring the level of sublexical cohesive ties(38.5 KB)
Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer
12.00-
12.30
Modelling varation in verb number agreement with complex collective subjects: The interplay between morpho-syntactic and lexico-semantic factors(15.3 KB)
Yolanda Fernández Pena
Politeness strategies in requests: A comparative study(14.2 KB)
Alice Limmer
Identity conceptions, linguistic repertoires, and language attitudes and use in multilingual Singapore: Developments and recent changes(14.9 KB)
Sarah Buschfeld, Jakob Leimgruber and Peter Siemund
Where to draw the line when the lines are blurred: A computational functional analysis of cohesion in comics(38.6 KB)
Paul Gahman
12.30-
14.00
Lunch
14.00-
15.00

Room: MG1/00.04

Using corpus linguistics to profile learner English

Anne O'Keeffe (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick)
Chair: Valentin Werner
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 8
Chair: Yolanda Fernández Pena

MG1/02.05

General Session 9
Chair: Ursula Lutzky

MG2/01.10

Workshop 3 (cont.)

MG1/02.06

Workshop 4 (cont.)

15.00-
15.30
English in the GDR and GDR English(14.1 KB)
Göran Wolf
Fresh science, science buffs, and exclusive science classes: A discourse analysis of travel advertising in a popular science magazine(38.7 KB)
Sofia Rüdiger
The sociolinguistic economy of Berlin(14.0 KB)
Theresa Heyd and Britta Schneider
Multimodal cohesion in online newspaper articles about migration(38.8 KB)
Helene Schmolz
15.30-
16.00
"The Cardiff accent will be gone... we'll all have British accents": Language change in real and apparent time(40.7 KB)
Rowan Campbell
Moves and Metadiscoursal Markers (MDMs) in the Abstracts of Research Articles (RAs) In
Applied Linguistics, Engineering, Medicine, and Business
(115.2 KB)

Leah Gustilo, Aileen Valle and Isabel Vergel
Multilingualism and the role of English in the United Arab Emirates, with views from Singapore and Hong Kong(102.9 KB)
Peter Siemund, Ahmad Al-Issa, Sharareh Rahbari and Jakob Leimgruber
Lexical hypercohesion on YouTube(12.5 KB)
Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen
16.00-
16.30
Language Variation in New Brunswick’s Anglophone and Francophone Communities: Ça va être right d'la fun(16.0 KB)
Mary Ashley Dwyer
Grammar and citation: Using corpus linguistics and social network analysis to identify language patterns in specific discourse communities(15.9 KB)
Don Watson
Closing discussionIn the ear of the beholder? Genre, framing and cohesion in film trailers(38.7 KB)
Christian R. Hoffmann
16.30-
17.00
Coffee break
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 10
Chair: Thomas Hoffmann

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 11
Chair: David Tizón-Couto

Room: MG2/01.10

How to (:) Open Linguistics

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 4 (cont.) and

General Session

17.00-
17.30
Complementation patterns of English illocutionary shell nouns(14.1 KB)
Carla Vergaro
The grammaticalisation of pronominal man in contemporary grime lyrics(14.3 KB)
Roman-Henrik Zingel
Bayesian interference: Obstacles and opportunities
Bruno Nicenboim
Multimodal cohesion, narrative interpretation and empirical foundations(38.4 KB)
Chiao-I Tseng
17.30-
18.00
Is the pattern that's Adj a construction? The relevance of individual variation(13.9 KB)
Hans-Jörg Schmid
Could be it's grammaticalization(32.9 KB)
David Lorenz
 Correlations between reading times, collocation and surprisal(15.3 KB)
Gerold Schneider
20.00

Guided city tour

Beer tasting
Bierothek Bamberg

9.30-
10.30

MG1/00.04

Comparative variation in World Englishes: New, (more) newer determinants?

Javier Pérez-Guerra and Elena Seoane (University of Vigo)
Chair: Gabriele Knappe

10.30-
11.00
Coffee break
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 12
Chair: Lucìa Loureiro-Porto

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 13
Chair: Stefan Diemer

Room: MG2/01.10

General Session 14
Chair: Anna Rosen

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 5: New Englishes, new methods
Guyanne Wilson and Michael Westphal

11.00-
11.30
Towards contextualizing English in South India: Some evidence of phonological variations
Elizabeth Eldho
Producing cultural authenticity: A soap opera as a source of historical creole data?(12.9 KB)
Stephanie Hackert and Diana Wengler
Lexical DO or auxiliary DO?(34.4 KB)
Saghie Sharifzadeh
Language attitude research among mobile speakers from anglophone Africa(13.5 KB)
Johanna Hartmann
11.30-
12.00
Bangladesh's position in the Dynamic Model of Postcolonial Englishes and the Extra- and Intra- Territorial Forces Model(15.4 KB)
Laura García-Castro
Expressive much: the rise of a new expressive marker in American soap operas and beyond(16.7 KB)
Patricia Ronan
We might could solve this syntactic puzzle: a speaker's choice hypothesis and beyond.(14.5 KB)
Cameron Morin
Mapping perceptions in New Englishes(12.0 KB)
Mirjam Schmalz
12.00-
12.30
Americanization of Asian Englishes(14.3 KB)
Ariane Macalinga Borlongan and Shirley Dita
"Holding grudges is so last century" – On the use of GenX so as modifier of nouns and noun phrases(15.0 KB)
Ulrike Stange
Understanding English Humour through cognitive dissonance in mixed metaphors and malaphors(19.5 KB)
Ekaterina Golubkova and Maria Taymour
Research methods in the Indian diaspora: An investigation into folk scrutiny and accent variation(13.9 KB)
Giuliana Regnoli
12.30-
14.00
Lunch
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 15
Chair: Andrew Kehoe

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 16
Chair: Cristina Suárez-Gómez

Room: MG2/01.10

General Session 17
Chair: David Lorenz

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 5 (cont.)

14.00-
14.30
How deep the rabbit hole goes: Interactions between women and men’s rights members on social media and dating apps
Brooke Nelson
The material VV-ing construction: A corpus-based investigation(19.1 KB)
Cristiano Broccias and Enrico Torre
The corpus-based study of ongoing grammatical change in English: New data, new concepts(16.9 KB)
Christian Mair
Question intonation patterns in educated Nigerian English(13.3 KB)
Warsa Melles and Folajimi Oyebola
14.30-
15.00
The Arctic Monkeys then and now(12.9 KB)
Lisa Jansen and Anika Gerfer
English comparative correlatives: Paratactic vs. hypotactic features(15.1 KB)
Jakob Horsch and Thomas Hoffmann
Emerging modals revisited: Comparing English emerging modals in the spoken BNC1994 and BNC2014(16.8 KB)
Hanna Mahler
Compiling a "small" corpus: Issues of data and comparability in a corpus of Grenadian English(13.5 KB)
Ryan Durgasingh
15.00-
15.30
Of bohos and froyo: A study of 'CloClo' formations in contemporary English slang(46.4 KB)
José Antonio Sánchez Fajardo
On prosody, phonetics and Construction Grammar: The case of CAN I X, LEɁ ME X, and LEMME X(55.5 KB)
Elisabeth Reber
A reconsideration of why to-infinitives(15.3 KB)
Tohru Inoue
ICE corpora, register, and omitted variable bias: A multi-dimensional perspective(13.3 KB)
Axel Bohmann
15.30-
16.00
Coffee break
 

Room: MG1/02.09

General Session 18
Chair: Christiano Broccias

Room: MG1/02.05

General Session 19
Chair: Heinrich Ramisch

Room: MG2/01.10

How to (:) Open Linguistics

Room: MG1/02.06

Workshop 5 (cont.)

16.00-
16.30
Let’s try to/and grow a tree: Determinants of particle alternation after base-form try in five ENL varieties(15.7 KB)
David Tizón-Couto
Language attitudes research: Affordances of Acceptability Judgement Task(13.0 KB)
Kingsley Ugwuanyi
The fight against the file drawer: Preregistration and Registered Reports
Timo Roettger
Converging offline and online ethnographic research: Insights from Belizean and Nigerian data sets(13.2 KB)
Theresa Heyd and Britta Schneider
16.30-
17.00
  Making your research reproducible: Tools and tips
Stefan Hartmann
 
17.00-
17.30
Business meeting, closing of conference
19.30Conference Dinner followed by live local music and dance
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