Dr. phil. Ulrike Schneider

Studium & Promotion

Anstellungen in Forschung & Lehre

Publications

Presentations

Classes


Habilitation:
Arbeitstitel des Habilitationsprojekts: The role of transitivity in the diachronic Change of verbal constructions
Studium & Promotion

2009 - 2014

Promotion in englischer Sprachwissenschaft an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, DFG Graduiertenkolleg 1624/1 "Frequenzeffekte in der Sprache"
Erstgutachten: Prof. Dr. Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Titel der Dissertation: Frequency, Hesitations and Chunks - A Usage-based Study of Chunking in English

2003 - 2009

Studium "Angewandte Fremdsprachen und Wirtschaft" mit Abschluss Diplom Wirtschaftsanglistin an der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Hauptfach: Anglistik
Nebenfächer: Hispanistik, Betriebswirtschaftslehre


Anstellungen in Forschung & Lehre

seit 2014
Wissenschaftliche Assistentin, English Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

2012-2014
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, English Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

2009 - 2012
Stipendiatin, Graduiertenkolleg DFG GRK 1624/1 "Frequenzeffekte in der Sprache", Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

2009
Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

2006 - 2009
Studentische Hilfskraft, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Projektmitarbeit: Old Bailey Corpus, APiCS und ICE Ghana

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Publications

(in preparation) “How Trump tweets. A comparative analysis of Tweets by US politicians.”

(in preparation) “Gradual changes in constructions expressing self-causation. A corpus-based analysis of bring, make, get and force.”

(submitted) “Can appositional beginnings become chunked? A corpus-based analysis of and-uh, but-uh and similar sequences.”

with Matthias Eitelmann (forthcoming) “Turning Digital in English Linguistics. Challenges and Opportunities.” Jochen Petzold et al. (eds.) Anglistentag Proceedings. Trier: WVT.

(2018) “ΔP as a measure of collocation strength. Considerations based on analyses of hesitation placement.” Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory (ahead of print). Link

with Britta Mondorf (2016) "Detransitivization as a support strategy for causative bring". English Language and Linguistics 20(3): 439-462.

(2016) "Chunking as a factor determining the placement of hesitations. A corpus-based study of spoken English". In: Behrens, Heike & Stefan Pfaender (eds.) Frequency Effects in Language: What Counts in Language Processing, Acquisition and Change. Berlin/New York: Mouton De Gruyter.

(2014) Frequency, Hesitations and Chunks. A Usage-based Study of Chunking in English. Freiburg: NIHIN Studies. http://www.freidok.uni-freiburg.de/volltexte/9793/

(2014) "CART Trees and Random Forests in Linguistics". In: Schulz, Janne Chr. & Sven Herrmann (eds.) Hochleistungsrechnen in Baden-Württemberg. Ausgewählte Aktivitäten im bwGRiD. Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing.

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Presentations

2018

Workshop "Countdown: Nine years of research on frequency effects: Looking back, moving forward", Freiburg, October 5-6.

with Matthias Eitelmann and Britta Mondorf “Trumpish – The New Language of Populism? A Corpus-Based Exploration of Donald Trump’s Idiolectal Language Use and Political Discourse.” LAUD/CLIC, Landau, July 23-26.

with Matthias Eitelmann and Britta Mondorf “Zooming in on Trumpish. A Corpus-based Analysis of Donald Trump’s Idiolectal Language Use in the Social Media.” ICAME 39, Tampere, May 30-June 3.

“How Trump Tweets. A Comparative Analysis of Tweets by US Politicians.” Guest Lecture, University of Brighton. May 2.

“Causes and Processes in the Decline of Causative bring.” DGfS, Stuttgart, March 7-9.

“From bringing oneself to speak to making oneself relax. A Contrastive Diachronic Analysis of the English Multi-Word Causatives bring, make, get and force. Guest Lecture, GU Frankfurt. February 5.

2017

"Why I can Try to Make Myself Start but can Never Bring Myself to Finish. Processing-Driven Constraints on the Transitivity of English Causatives". Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (BICLCE). Vigo, September 28-30.

with Matthias Eitelmann. "Turning Digital in English Linguistics: Challenges and Opportunities". Sektion "Digital Humanities: The Role of the Digital in English Philology". Anglistentag, Regensburg, September 20-22.

with Britta Mondorf. "Why Bring is Doing the Splits. Exploring Transitivity as an Explanatory Factor for Coding Asymmetries". Italics, Saarbrücken, March 8-10.

"Why is your Smartphone Smart? A Look at the Similarities Between Predictive Text and Human Language Processing". Lecture in the Series Linguist(ic)s and/in the "real" world. Mainz, January 12.

2016

"Grammatik und Wahrscheinlichkeit. Zur Auswertung von Frequenzverhältnissen mit CART Trees". Workshop Grammatik und Statistik. Duisburg-Essen, March 23-24.

2015

with Britta Mondorf. "Moderate Transitivity Contexts as Breeding Grounds for Novel Verbs: An Analysis of Waxing and Waning Verbs". Paper Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive for Modern and Medieval English (Italics), Trier, Germany, May 27-31.

2014

"Multi-Word Frequency Effects in Speech. Hesitation Placement in the Verb Phrase". ISLE (International Society of the Linguistics of English), Zurich, August 24-27.

"Mentale Verarbeitung von Mehrwortsequenzen". Lecture in the Series Gesprochene Sprache, Mainz, June 17.

with Kristin Kopf. "Korpuslinguistik". Guest Lecture in the Seminar Empirische Methoden in der Sprachwissenschaft (MA Linguistics), Mainz, June 3.

"Predicting the 'Chunkiness' of Sequences in Spoken English. An Application of CART Trees and Random Forests in Psycholinguistics". Italics, Tübingen, February 13.

2012

with Nikolay Khakimov. "Multi-Word Units in Language: How Frequency Welds Words Together. Evidence from Code-Mixing and Hesitation Placement". Lecture in the Series Frequenzeffekte, Freiburg, December 10.

"Do uh and um Have Different Meanings? - A Clustering Approach Using Dendrograms". Poster, Italics 5, Freiburg, October 10-12.

"Using CART Trees and Random Forests to Determine the Influence of Usage-based Factors on Hesitation Placement". Paper presented at the Thirty-Third Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive for Modern and Medieval English (Italics), Leuven, May 30 - June 3.

"CART Trees and Random Forests in Linguistics". 8th Joint BFG/bwGRiD Conference & Workshop on High Performance Grids, Freiburg, May 23-25.

2011

"Die Platzierung von Zögerungen im gesprochenen Englisch. Eine Analyse von Präpositionalphrasen". Münster-Freiburg-Kolloquium zur Syntax der gesprochenen Sprache, Freiburg, September 5.

"Does, uh, Freuqency Play a Role? On the Placement of Pauses and Discourse Markers in Prepositional Phrases". Poster, Italics, Birmingham, July 20-22.

"'Prep uh N' or 'uh Prep N'? The Influence of Frequency on the Placement of Hesitations in the Context of Prepositional Phrases". Workshop Analytical Approaches to Language, Freiburg, July 25.

2010

"Frequency, Hesitations and Chunks. What does the Placement of Hesitations Tell us about the Processing of
Frequent Sequences in Language?". International Workshop Usage-based Models of Language and Quantitative Corpus Linguistics, Freiburg, September 7.

"Discourse Markers in Ghanaian English. A Comparative Analysis of Spoken British and Ghanaian English". Poster, Italics 31, Gießen, May 26-30.

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Teaching & Workshops
Awards & Funding

Gutenberg Lehrkolleg Mainz, Innovative Lehrprojekte, Gewinnerprojekt 2018: Digital Data in English Linguistics (innovative teaching Programme in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Manfred Sailer, GU Frankfurt). Link

Workspops & Tutorials

CART Trees and Random Forests. Invited Speaker/Tutor at CUSO Competence Workshop "Data Analysis in R". Université de Neuchâtel, Juni 8-9, 2018

Nie mehr Frust mit Word (Tutorial, July 20, 2017; January 18, 2017; March 1, 2018, July 11, 2018, July 17, 2018)

 

Lectures

Introduction to English Linguistics (Summer 2016, Winter 2017/2018, Summer 2019)

"Why is your Smartphone Slmart? A Look at the Similarities Between Predictive Text and Human Language Processing". Lecture in the Series Linguist(ic)s and/in the "real" world. Mainz, January 12, 2017.

"Mentale Verarbeitung von Mehrwortsequenzen". Lecture in the Series Gesprochene Sprache, Mainz, June17, 2014.

with Kristin Kopf. "Korpusliguistik". Guest Lecture in the Seminar Empirische Methoden in der Sprachwissensschaft (MA Linguistics), Mainz, June 3, 2014.

with Nikolay Khakimov. "Multi-Word Units in Language: How Frequency Welds Words Together. Evidence from Code-Mixing and Hesitation Placement". Lecture in the Series Frequenzeffekte, Freiburg, December 10, 2012.

 

Master Seminars

Digital Linguistics (Summer 2018)

Digital Data in English Linguistics - Functions of Verbs (Winter 2018/2019

Kopruslinguistische Methoden (Summer 2012, with Dr. Nikolay Khakimov, University of Freiburg)

 

Bachelor Seminars (Proseminars & Seminars)

Research Methods in Language Variation (Winter 2016/2017, Summer 2017, Summer 2018)

Tense, Modality and Aspect (Summer 2017)

Language Acquisition (Seminar, Winter 2015/2016, with Anna Pessara)

Sociolinguistics (Summer 2015)

Hesitations (Seminar, Winter 2014/2015)

Frequency Effects (Ssummer 2014)

Pidgins and Creoles (Winter 2013/2014)

Word-formation (Summer 2013, Winter 2014/2015)

Corpus Linguistics (WiSe 2012/2013)

Einführung in die germanistische Linguistik (Winter 2011/2012, University of Freiburg)

 

Historical Proseminars

History of English (Winter 2016/29017)

Shakespeare's English (Summer 2016)

Early Modern English (Sumner 2015/2016)

Middle English (Summer 2019)

Press

Fiedler, Doreen "Neue Sprache bei Donald Trump?" dpa, December 3, 2016, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Link,

Zeit, Link

Süddeutsche Zeitung, Link