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Dr. Christine Günther


Sprechstunde

Seit dem 1. April 2019 bin ich an der Universität Siegen beschäftigt. Sie können mich aber in den nächsten sechs Monaten noch über meine bisherige HHU-Mailadresse erreichen. In dringenden Fällen wenden Sie sich bitte an das Sekretariat.

Main areas of research

  • English linguistics
  • The English noun phrase
  • English syntax
  • Information structure
  • Grammatical variation
  • Comparative linguistics
  • Phrasal compounding

Short CV

Educational background

  • 2007-2011: PhD student, University of Osnabrück. Degree: Dr. phil.
    Title of dissertation: Noun Ellipsis in English – Structure and Use
  • 2008: Recent Trends in Linguistics, Theory Model Method Summer School, University of Osnabrück (July 2–August 3)
  • 2005: LSA Summer Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Harvard University (June 25–August 5)
  • 2001-2007: Studies of English and German, University of Düsseldorf. Degree: Staatsexamen (MA-equivalent with teaching qualification)

Positions held

  • 2013-present: Researcher in the Department of English Language & Linguistics, University of Düsseldorf
  • 2013: Lecturer in the Department of General Linguistics and Varieties of English, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 2010-2012: Researcher in the Department of Grammar, Institut für Deutsche Sprache (Institute of German Language). Project: Grammatik des Deutschen im europäischen Vergleich (German grammar from a European perspective)
  • 2010: PhD position, Institut für Deutsche Sprache (Institute of German Language)
  • 2007-2010: Researcher/lecturer in the Department of English Linguistics, University of Osnabrück

Publications

  • Günther, Christine, Sven Kotowski & Ingo Plag. (to appear). Phrasal compounds can have adjectival heads: Evidence from English. To appear in English Language & Linguistics.
  • Günther, Christine. 2018. A difficult to explain phenomenon – Increasing complexity in the prenominal position. English Language & Linguistics: 1–26. doi:10.1017/S1360674318000084.
  • Günther, Christine. 2018. The rich, the poor, the obvious – Arguing for an ellipsis approach to “adjectives used as nouns”. In A. H.-C. Leung  & Wim van der Wurff (Hrsg.). The Noun Phrase in English – Past and Present (Benjamins’ Linguistik Aktuell). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins. 77–112.
  • Günther, Christine. 2017. Nominalphrasen mit adjektivischem oder partizipialem Kopf. In Gunkel, Lutz, Adriano Murelli, Susan Schlotthauer, Bernd Wiese und Gisela Zifonun. Grammatik des Deutschen im europäischen Vergleich. Das Nominal. Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter. 1525–1566.
  • Günther, Christine. 2013. The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English: Structure and Use. New York: Routledge.
  • Günther, Christine. 2012. Deutsch im Sprachvergleich – Grammatische Kontraste und Konvergenzen. 47. Jahrestagung des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache, 15.–17. März 2011. In Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik 78(2): 227–232.
  • Günther, Christine. 2011. Noun ellipsis in English: adjectival modifiers and the role of context. English Language & Linguistics 15(2). 279–301.

Teaching

University of Düsseldorf

  • Winter 2018/19

    • The Nature of Linguistic Evidence
    • Investigating Nominal Complexity

  • Summer 2018

    • Marginal Morphology
    • Grammatical Variation

  • Winter 2017/18

    • Experimental Linguistics
    • Projects in Morphology

  • Summer 2017

    • Discontinuous Constituents
    • Ableism in Language

  • Winter 2016/17

    • Gender-neutral Language
    • The Structure of English

  • Summer 2016

    • Nominal Syntax
    • Syntax in Wordformation

  • Winter 2015/16

    • Word Order Phenomena
    • The Structure of English

  • Summer 2015

    • Syntactic Theory
    • Grammatical Variation

  • Winter 2014/15:

    • Typology (BA)
    • Morphology (BA)

  • Summer 2014

    • Syntax (BA)
    • Introduction to English linguistics: language use (BA)

  • Winter 2013/14

    • Corpus-based studies in morpho-syntax (BA)
    • Introduction to English linguistics: language structure (BA)

University of Mannheim

  • Fall 2013

    • Towards modern English (MA)
    • Academic English (MA)

University of Osnabrück

  • Summer 2010

    • Information structure (MA)
    • Nouns and noun phrases (BA)
    • Pragmatics (BA)

  • Summer 2009

    • Topics in nominal syntax (MA)
    • Varieties of English (BA)
    • Pragmatics (BA)

  • Winter 2008/09

    • Linguistic categorization (MA)
    • Discourse analysis (BA)
    • The English noun phrase (BA)

  • Summer 2008

    • Language and gender (BA)

  • Winter 2007/08

    • Syntax (BA)

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