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

Dissertation Project
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(with Peter Siemund) "From lexical to referential gender: An analysis of gender change in medieval English based on two historical documents".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>

Kontakt Ansprechpartner
Sekretariat (Prof. Mondorf)
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