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Workshop “Adverb and Adverbial”

Date: September 12 & 13, 2013

Location: Ruhr-University Bochum, Veranstaltungszentrum Saal 3

Organizers: Fabian Barteld, Daniela Elsner and Karin Pittner



Fabian Barteld (Bochum)

On the relation between Adjectives and Adverbs in Middle High German


Anna-Maria de Cesare (Basel)

On the lexical category and syntactic function of the so-called focus particles. A comparative perspective on Italian, French and English


Janneke Diepeveen (Berlin)

Adverbial morphology revisited: the case of Dutch


Philipp Dorok (Bochum)

Observations on the Word Formation of Adverbs in Present German


Daniela Elsner (Bochum)

On -weise formations in German


Christopher Laenzlinger (Geneva)

Comparative Adverb Syntax: a Cartographic approach


Karin Pittner (Bochum)

Between inflection and derivation: Adverbial suffixes in English and German


Amanda Pounder (Calgary)

The Derivation of Adverbs and Adverbial Category: Paths of Distinction


Gisa Rauh (Wuppertal)

Adverbs as a Linguistic Category (?)


Björn Rothstein (Bochum)



Martin Schäfer (Jena)

Adverbs in unusual places


Sandra Waldenberger (Bochum)      

vor unnd ehe wir insonderheit von disen Ursachen reden – lexicalization of PPs > adverbs in German


If you would like to participate in the workshop, please let us know until August 29th by sending an email to Fabian Barteld or Daniela Elsner. There is no participation fee.




If you pick a place near a station of the underground line U35 you have a good connection to the venue of the workshop. The U35 runs at five-minute intervals and will take you straight to the university (station: Ruhr-Universität Bochum).

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