LINGUIST List 32.1866

Fri May 28 2021

Support: Indo-European; English; Historical Linguistics: PhD, Universiteit Antwerpen

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Date: 28-May-2021
From: PETER PETRE <peter.petreuantwerpen.be>
Subject: Indo-European; English; Historical Linguistics: PhD, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium
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Department: Linguistics
Web Address: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/research-groups/grammar-and-pragmatics/

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Universiteit Antwerpen

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Indo-European

Description:

The University of Antwerp (Prof. Dr. Peter Petré) and Leiden University (Dr. Lauren Fonteyn) are looking for a full-time doctoral scholarship holder in the field of historical linguistics (of English) for an FWO-funded project entitled ‘Complexity in complementation: understanding long-term change in verb complementation in terms of inter- and intra-individual variation’. The project consists of an innovative data-oriented examination of stable variation in the English complementation system from about 1700 to the early 20th century (e.g. I remember a detective coming in vs. that a detective came in). The focus is on cognitive mechanisms motivating complementation choices that are different between individuals and therefore cannot easily be averaged over, yet may feed into long-term communal change.

More information can be found at https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/projects/mind-bending-grammars/related-projects/complexity/.

Please visit the application link below to apply.

Web Address for Applications: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/jobs/vacancies/academic-staff/?q=1605&descr=Doctoral-scholarship-holder-Historical-linguistics

Contact Information:
        Prof. Dr. Peter Petré
        peter.petreuantwerpen.be



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