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C02 - Tense and aspect in discourse

In phase II, the project includes argumentative orientation into its account of temporal discourse structure. Argumentative relations strengthen, weaken or contrast inferences. They determine the orientation of discourse and guide the expectations of the listener. The project investigates their interaction with temporal discourse structure with respect to the prominence of propositions. It analyses the interplay of argumentative connectors and tense-aspect forms in the Romance languages French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. The project combines corpus research and experimental methods.

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Team

Prof. Dr. Martin Becker

Prof. Dr. Martin Becker

Principal Investigator C02

Office: Philosophikum, room 2.313
E-Mail: martin.becker1(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-2832
Dr. Jakob Egetenmeyer

Dr. Jakob Egetenmeyer

Deputy Postdoc representative, Postdoc C02

Office: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 3.04
E-Mail: j.egetenmeyer(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-89919
Dr. Elen Le Foll

Dr. Elen Le Foll

Associate Postdoc C02

Office: Philosophikum, Universitätsstr. 41, room 2.309
E-Mail: elefoll(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-3413
Dr. Aroldo de Andrade

Dr. Aroldo de Andrade

Associate Postdoc C02

Office:
E-Mail: alealdea(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone:
Isabel Fuhrmann

Isabel Fuhrmann

Doctoral student C02

Office: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 3.04
E-Mail: ifuhrma2(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-89919
Viktoria Henn

Viktoria Henn

Student Assistant C02

Office: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 3.04
E-Mail: viktoria.henn(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-89919
Luca Leppert

Luca Leppert

Student Assistant C02

Office: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 3.04
E-Mail:
Phone: (+49) 221 470-89919

Publications

To appear

  • Becker, Martin. To appear. Sprachdiskurse in Brasilien. In Peter Schulze (ed.), Brasilianistik: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven.
  • Egetenmeyer, Jakob. To appear. Textual development beyond temporality and interactions between the adversative connector pero and the indefinido. In Jakob Egetenmeyer, Sarah Dessì Schmid & Martin Becker (eds.), Tense, aspect and discourse structure. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter.
  • Egetenmeyer, Jakob. To appear. The discourse status of deviating tense-aspect-mood (TAM) forms in German and French football reports. In Eva Lavric & Gerhard Pisek (eds.), Language and Football. Narr / Francke / Attempto.
  • Egetenmeyer, Jakob. To appear. The updating imperfecto in Spanish. In Susana Azpiazu Torres (ed.). Moenia 29. Thematic issue.
  • Egetenmeyer, Jakob, Sarah Dessì Schmid & Martin Becker. To appear. Tense, aspect and discourse structure. An introduction. In Jakob Egetenmeyer, Sarah Dessì Schmid & Martin Becker (eds.), Tense, aspect and discourse structure. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter.
  • Egetenmeyer, Jakob, Sarah Dessì Schmid & Martin Becker (eds.). To appear. Tense, aspect and discourse structure (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Für Romanische Philologie). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter.

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Event organization

  • Organization of the workshop "Ways of Reference in Romance Languages" held from 27th-28th September 2018, joint work with C03 and B04.
  • Section 12: "Tempus, Aspekt und Diskursstruktur" at the 36th Romanistentag from 29.09. to 02.10.2019 in Kassel (Jakob Egetenmeyer, Sarah Dessì Schmid and Martin Becker).

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