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Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

Our 3rd International Conference on "Prominence in Language" will take place June 2-3, 2022. The deadline for the Call for Abstracts has now been extended to February 7, 2022. Click here for the full call.
Prosodic Prominence – A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Prosodic Prominence – A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

The introduction to a special issue in 'Language and Speech' on "Prosodic Prominence - A Cross-Linguistic Perspective" edited by Martine Grice and Frank Kügler is out now! Click on this box for the issue.
Leo Spitzer-Prize 2020

Leo Spitzer-Prize 2020

Prof. Martine Grice (A01+A02) has received this year's Research Prize of the University of Cologne for outstanding research in arts and humanities. Here she explains her main research field in linguistics.
Presentations

Presentations

On January 28, 2021, two more of our PhD students will present their completed dissertations, online via Zoom. You can find more information about all the presentations here.
Information on the Corona-Virus

Information on the Corona-Virus

The CRC 1252 is aware of the new challenges related to the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2) for research, teaching and administration. Here we bundle information on current measures and advice that we develop, implement and continually adapt to current trends in the CRC 1252.
2021-2024

2021-2024

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) has approved a second funding period of the CRC 1252 Prominence in Language starting in 2021. We are looking forward to the next four years and the opportunity to continue our research on prominence in language.
GAKT6 on "From Event to Discourse"

GAKT6 on "From Event to Discourse"

From February 22-23, 2021, the 6th International Workshop of the University of Cologne and the University of Tokyo will take place on the topic "From Event to Discourse". For more information, the programme and zoom access, follow the link.
Faculty prize for Tobias Schröer

Faculty prize for Tobias Schröer

Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Martine Grice (A01, A02, C09), Tobias Schröer was awarded the Faculty Prize of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities for his Bachelor's thesis on "Investigating potential acoustic correlates of sonority: Intensity vs. periodic energy".
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Congratulations to our colleague Judith Schlenter (B06) who received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship for her project at the Arctic University of Norway (UiT).
New Open Access Journal

New Open Access Journal

Announcement: Petra Schumacher (A01, C07, C09) will become associate editor of "Glossa Psycholinguistics", a new open access journal for psycholinguistic research.
(Digital) Events

(Digital) Events

Whether DGfS or CUNY- CRC researchers organize workshops, hold keynotes and present posters at many international conferences, of course always online. An overview of the activities can be found in the event calendar or in more detail on the website.
CRC booklet online

CRC booklet online

Are you interested in the CRC research? With this booklet we share a prominent overview of the diverse ideas, results and developments from the first funding phase. Click here to have a look at the booklet.
PaPE 2021 - Real world applications

PaPE 2021 - Real world applications

The CRC 1252 was prominently represented at the virtual conference PaPE 2021, this time organized by upf Barcelona and the Universitat de Barcelona. Project A01, A02, A04, A06 and A07 participated. Click here for the Book of Abstracts!
19th STaPs

19th STaPs

On March 25-26, the 19th STaPs will take place online. This year it is co-organized by Barbara Zeyer (PhD, B06). Petra Schumacher will give a keynote on "Referenzforschung im Spannungsfeld von Labor und Wirklichkeit“. Click here for more information!
New cooperation

New cooperation

We welcome Dr. Anna Pineda, who will be joining us as Humboldt Fellow from June 1, 2021 on. Further information on the SFB's broad national and international scientific network can be found here.
Papers on Prominence

Papers on Prominence

Bachelor and Master theses relevant to the CRC 1252 are now collected in KUPS (Cologne University Publication Server). A link to the Series 'Papers on Prominence' can be found here!
New Professoral Substitute

New Professoral Substitute

We are pleased that apl. Prof. Dr. Andreas Trotzke will start as a professoral substitute in the CRC this semester. Andreas Trotzke's research interests include the syntax-pragmatics interface and he will give a talk on "Information structure and expressivity" in the Linguistischer Arbeitskreis on October 20, 4 pm.
Online Workshop: DOM in Catalan

Online Workshop: DOM in Catalan

On November 4-5 there was a workshop on DOM in Catalan (and Romance) and Language Contact with the guest researcher and Alexander von Humboldt scholarship holder Anna Pineda, who is affiliated to the CRC. The program can be found here.
New Coordinators in Team Z

New Coordinators in Team Z

We warmly welcome our two new coordinators, Britt Krukau (l.) and Cornelia Ehlen-Stein (r.) in Team Z and at the CRC! For more information about Team Z, click here.
CRC Day 3

CRC Day 3

On October 25 all members of the CRC came together to attend the 3rd virtual CRC Day. On this occasion, we followed up on project presentations and got together for bilateral meetings. The CRC Days are a great opportunity to welcome new members, share ideas and to foster further collaboration between the different projects.
Offermann-Hergarten Prize

Offermann-Hergarten Prize

Simon Roessig from project A04 was awarded the Offermann-Hergarten Prize of the University of Cologne for his dissertation on 'Categoriality and continuity in prosodic prominence'! Congratulations!
BecauseLanguage Podcast

BecauseLanguage Podcast

Martine Grice (PI of the projects A01, A02 & C09) and Bodo Winter (Mercator Fellow) were guests in the BecauseLanguage podcast. They spoke about the Replicability Crisis in Linguistics following their article in Linguistics. You can listen to the episode and find the transcript when you click here.
Call for Fellowships 2022

Call for Fellowships 2022

The CRC 1252 "Prominence in Language" has opened applications for Junior (3-6 months) and Senior short-term (1-3 months) fellowships. Application deadline is January 25th, 2022. More information on the application process can be viewed here.
 CLIP Workshop on NP-deletion

CLIP Workshop on NP-deletion

The Center for Language, Information and Philosophy (CLIP) is organising a workshop on NP-deletion on February 9-10, 2022. Click here for more information!