New paper by project A1 in Language, Cognition and Neuroscience

A new journal article by members of project A1 entitled „Situational expectancy or association? The influence of event knowledge on the N400“ has been published in Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

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A6 publishes new article in Brain and Cognition

A new journal article by the members of project A6 entitled „The more you know: Schema-congruency supports associative encoding of novel compound words. Evidence from event-related potentials“ has been published in Brain and Cognition.

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B1 publishes new book chapter


A new book chapter by a member of project B1 has been published in Broadening Perspectives in the History of Dictionaries and Word Studies.

„Scientific Eponyms throughout the History of English Scholarly Journal Articles“ by Katrin Menzel

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A1 publishes new article in PLOS ONE

A new journal article by the members of project A1 entitled „Retrieval (N400) and integration (P600) in expectation-based comprehension“ has been published in PLOS ONE.

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New paper by project A4 in Frontiers in Psychology


A new journal article by members of project A4 has been published in Frontiers in Psychology (Research Topic: Active Cognitive Processing for Auditory Perception).

Semantic Predictability Facilitates Comprehension of Degraded Speech in a Graded Manner” by Pratik Bhandari, Vera Demberg, Jutta Kray

B6: Paper accepted at EMNLP 2021


A paper from members of project B6 has been accepted at EMNLP 2021 (main conference).

Comparing Feature-Engineering and Feature-Learning Approaches for Multilingual Translationese Classification. Daria Pylypenko, Kwabena Amponsah-Kaakyire, Koel Dutta Chowdhury, Josef van Genabith and Cristina España-Bonet. Long Paper. EMNLP 2021.

LangSci talk by Marianne Hundt on July 22nd!


In our last LangSci talk of Summer Semester 2021, Marianne Hundt from the University of Zurich will talk about “From the Page to the Screen: Digitising 18th-century Manuscripts for Research in Linguistics“.

Please contact us if you are interested in joining the Zoom meeting.

B1: Article published in Research in Corpus Linguistics


A new journal article by members of project B1 has been published in Research in Corpus Linguistics, Challenges of combining structured and unstructured data in corpus development (special issue).

Generating linguistically relevant metadata for the Royal Society Corpus” by Katrin Menzel, Jörg Knappen, Elke Teich

C1 publishes new article in Frontiers


An article by members of Project C1 has been published in Frontiers in Communication, Section Language Sciences, Research Topic: Rational Approaches in Language Science

Dynamic Formant Trajectories in German Read Speech: Impact of Predictability and Prominence” by Erika Brandt, Bernd Möbius, Bistra Andreeva

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3rd SFB Networking Workshop, July 15th/16th

The 3rd SFB networking workshop (Cologne – Potsdam – Saarbrücken) on the Relation of Prominence, Surprisal and Information Structure will take place in Saarbrücken. This series of network meetings brings together researchers from the CRCs in Cologne, Potsdam and Saarbrücken. The aim is to discuss shared themes and methodological approaches of the CRC 1252 „Prominence in Language“CRC 1287 „Limits of Variability in Language“, and CRC 1102 „Information Density and Linguistic Encoding“.

Please click here to see the full program.