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Linguistic research at the University of Cologne

CRC "Prominence in Language"

Welcome to "Prominence in Language"

In this Collaborative Research Centre (CRC 1252) more than seventy researchers from the University of Cologne are working together in an interdisciplinary team with the goal of providing a comprehensive characterization of prominence in language.

We investigate how prominence structures language with respect to prosody (Area A), morphosyntax and semantics (Area B) as well as text and discourse structure (Area C) in a large variety of languages from more than a dozen major language families and linguistic areas world wide. Our research on prominence contributes to a better understanding of language as a system between communication and cognition.

News

Imagemovies of the CRC on Uni Cologne Facebook

Imagemovies of the CRC on Uni Cologne Facebook

The University of Cologne has posted the new Imagemovies of the CRC on their Facebook page. The Imagemovies give an insight into the work and methods of the CRC. All four movies can be found on the YouTube channel of the University of Cologne (click here).
Faculty Prizes

Faculty Prizes

Anna-Pia Jordan-Bertinelli got the faculty prize for her master thesis, which was supervised by Stefan Hinterwimmer (C05). Congratulations!
On Manfred Bierwisch

On Manfred Bierwisch

"Structural Grammar, Semantic Universals and Arbitrarity" – a new documentary film about Manfred Bierwisch is now online. The video was supported by the CRC. Click here for more information.

Contact the CRC 1252

Speaker

Prof. Dr. Klaus von Heusinger, room 1.09, 
0221-470-89900
klaus.vonheusinger(at)uni-koeln.de
appointments after consultation via e-mail or telephone


Management

Ana-Laura Lemke, room 1.06,
0221-470-4376 
lemkea(at)uni-koeln.de
Thu: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Michael Remmy, room 1.06,
0221-470-89901
mremmy(at)uni-koeln.de
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Annalena Wasiri, room 1.08,
0221-470-89907
a.wasiri(at)uni-koeln.de 


Visit us!

CRC 1252 "Prominence in Language"
House of Prominence - "The HoP"
Luxemburger Str. 299 
D-50939 Cologne 


Postal Address

CRC 1252 "Prominence in Language"
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50923 Cologne

Helpdesk

Student assistants, room 1.10,
0221-470-89927
sfb1252-helpdesk(at)uni-koeln.de
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


IT Helpdesk

Muzamal Cheema, room 1.10,
0221-470-89927
mcheema2(at)uni-koeln.de 
Tue 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Wed 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Communication

Eva Mika, room 1.08,
0221-470-89907
emika(at)uni-koeln.de
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10 - 11 a.m.


Website

Sandra Langen, room 1.08,
0221-470-89907
sandra.langen(at)uni-koeln.de
Tue 12 - 2 p.m. and Wed 10 a.m. - 2  p.m.