Florian Dolberg

Academic Career
Studied English Linguistics, Biology and Pedagogy at the University of Hamburg

2008 Staatsexamen - Thesis on "Is headlessness compensated for? A comparison of endocentric and exocentric compounds"

2008-2012 Research assistant at the University of Hamburg, Institute for British and American Studies (Linguistics)

since 2012 Research assistant at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, English Linguistics

Gender Variation, Change, and Loss in Mediaeval English: Evidence from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Research Articles

"Quantifying gender change in Medieval English". In: Esther-Miriam Wagner, Ben Outhwaite & Bettina Beinhoff (eds.). Scribes as Agents of Language Change (= Studies in Language Change [SLC] 10). Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.


"Subject to Change: Decay and Mutation of Linguistic Memory". In: Markus Bieswanger & Amei Koll-Stobbe (eds.). New Approaches to the Analysis of Linguistic Variability. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.


"Gender Change from Old to Middle English". In: Irén Hegedüs & Alexandra Fodor (eds.). English Historical Linguistics 2010 Selected Papers from the Sixteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 16), Pécs, 23-27 August 2010 (= Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 325). Amsterdam: Benjamins.


(with Peter Siemund) "From lexical to referential gender: An analysis of gender change in medieval English based on two historical documents". Folia Linguistica 45/2: 489-534.



Structure in Language: A dynamic perspective by Thomas Berg. In: eLanguage <http://elanguage.net/blogs/booknotices/?p=2616>

Courses Taught
Cognitive Linguistics
Construction Grammar
Early Modern English
Introduction to English Linguistics
Introduction to Psycholinguistics
Introduction to Syntax
Language Processing and Interpretation
Language Production and Comprehension
Late Modern English
Methods in Linguistics
Old English
Phonetics and Phonology
Word Formation 

Kontakt Ansprechpartner
Sekretariat (Prof. Mondorf)
Christiane Dinger



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