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Wiss. Mitarbeiterin

Dr. Christine Günther

Gebäude: 23.32
Etage/Raum: 00.45
Tel.: +49 211 81-15521

Sprechstunde

Di, 14 - 15 (mit Voranmeldung)

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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