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Annual general meeting of the Gesellschaft für bedrohte Sprachen, November 7th 2014Christmas party of the Department of Linguistics, 2014Uta Reinöhl receives the Wilhelm von Humboldt Price 2015 for Best DissertationTalk by Christian Döhler (Australian National University), December 18th 2014Workshop on Uchumataqu in Irohito, Bolivia, 2014
Annual general meeting of the Gesellschaft für bedrohte Sprachen, November 7th 2014
Christmas party of the Department of Linguistics, 2014
Uta Reinöhl receives the Wilhelm von Humboldt Price 2015 for Best Dissertation
Talk by Christian Döhler (Australian National University), December 18th 2014
Workshop on Uchumataqu in Irohito, Bolivia, 2014

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News

Events

News

  • Conference "Prominence in Language"

    The CCLS will host the international conference "Prominence in Language" from June 15th to 17th 2015, for more information, please see the CCLS website.

  • "Zur nominalen Suppletion im Baltischen"

    A talk by Prof. Dr. Daniel Petit (Paris/ENS) on June 23rd 2015, 2 p.m., Meister-Ekkehart-Str. 7 (2nd floor, seminar room to the left). The abstract can be found here.

  • "On the grammaticalisation of adpositions in the Indo-European languages"

    A talk by Prof. Dr. Daniel Petit (Paris/ENS) on June 25th 2015, 4 p.m., Meister-Ekkehart-Str. 7 (2nd floor, seminar room to the right). The abstract can be found here.

  • CCLS Lecture Series

    During the summer semester 2015 the "CCLS Lecture Series" will be held mondays at 6-7:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall F (Hörsaalgebäude), for more information, please see the CCLS website or KLIPS.

  • Scholarship programs of the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School

    As part of the DAAD program "a.r.t.e.s. international" the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne is offering several scholarships for graduate students. More information can be found here, application deadline is June 19th 2015.

  • Awards for dissertation by Uta Reinöhl

    At its annual meeting in Leipzig, the German Linguistic Society (DGfS) has awarded the Wilhelm-von-Humboldt-Prize for last year's best dissertation to Uta Reinöhl. Find more information the official announcement (German) for more information.

    The dissertation was also awarded 2nd place at the Johannes Zilkens Dissertation Prize for the Humanities (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes). Congratulations!

  • Current Publications

  • García Ramón, José Luis / Kölligan, Daniel (Hrsg.). May 2015. Strategies of Translation: Language contact and poetic language. Akten des Workshops Köln, 17.-18. Dezember 2010. Bd. 2. Pisa/Rom: Serra.

  • Kölligan, Daniel. May 2015. "Ἐρινύς δασπλῆτις", Glotta 91, 129–151.

  • Himmelmann, Nikolaus P. December 2014. Asymmetries in the prosodic phrasing of function words: Another look at the suffixing preference. Language 90/4 (2014), 927-960. [Best Paper in Language Award 2014]

  • Publications in General Linguistics

    Publications in Historical Linguistics

Study related announcements

  • LOT Summer School in Linguistics

    This year's "LOT Summer School in Linguistics" will take place from June 15th to June 26th 2015 in Leuven (Vaalbeek). More information can be found here.

  • Mandatory advisory session for first-year students

    The slides of the mandatory advisory session for first-year students can be found here.

  • Annotated Course Listing for the summer term 2015

    An annotated course listing for the summer term 2015 is now available online. You can find the complete course listings in KLIPS.

  • Some points on seminar papers (in German, by Prof. Himmelmann)

  • Borrowing equipment

    Students of the Department of Linguistics who want to borrow recorders, cameras etc. are asked to contact us by e-mail (geraeteverleih-ifl(at)uni-koeln.de).

  • Information on the expiration of the Magister Artium degrees

    The summer semester 2013 represented the last time students were able to register for a first-time admission to the Magister exams. The final opportunity to take repeat exams was in the winter term 2014/2015. After 1 April 2015 any right to sit the magister exams will have lapsed. Please also consult the pamphlet on the expiration of the Magister Artium degrees (in German).

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