Talks


Talks


Holger Diessel. 2017. A dynamic network approach to the study of argument structure and linguistic creativity. Workshop on Creativity and Construction Grammar. University of Eichstaett, September 2017 [invited talk].


Holger Diessel. 2017. Introducing the grammar network. Leipzig University, June 2017 [invited talk].


Holger Diessel. 2017. On the role of frequency and similarity in the acquisition of syntactic constructions. PLIN 2017: Construction Grammar. Université Catholique de Louvain, May 2017. [Key note speaker]


Holger Diessel. 2016. Laudatio zur Verleihung der Ehrenpromotion der Uni. Leipzig an Professor Michael Tomasello, Leipzig, November 2016. PDF


Holger Diessel. 2016. Word order correlations in the domain of complex sentences. Workshop on Language Universals, Jena, September 2016.


Holger Diessel. 2016. Word order correlations: Grammaticalization, nominalization, and analogy. Workshop on Mechanisms of Grammatical Change. Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Berlin, 2-3 June 2016.


Holger Diessel. 2015. The emergence of linguistic structure. Towards a dynamic, usage-based theory of grammar. Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Berlin, November 2015.


Holger Diessel. 2015. Demonstratives. From gesture to grammar. Workshop on the Origins of Symbolic Gesture. Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Berlin, 19-20 October 2015.


Holger Diessel. 2015. Linguistic relativity or semantic universals of space? A fresh look at spatial frames of reference. Sixth Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome, 7-11 September 2015.


Holger Diessel. 2015. Pre- and postposed subordinate clauses: syntactic structure, processing, and grammaticalization. Societas Linguistica Europaea - 48th Annual Meeting, Leiden, September 2015.


Holger Diessel. 2015. Relativization and nominalization. Eleventh Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Albuquerque, August 2015.


Holger Diessel. 2015. Usage-based construction grammar. University of Lund. May 2015. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2015. Spatial deixis and the diachronic evolution of grammar. University of Lund. May 2015. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2015. Role recovery in subject and object relative clauses. Diversity Linguistics - Retrospect and Prospect. Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. May 2015.


Holger Diessel. 2014. Pre- and postnominal relative clauses: syntactic structure and diachronic change. University of Bamberg. November 2014. [Invited talk]


Karoline Kaaden and Holger Diessel. 2014. Form follows function. Investigating adverbial polyfunctionality. Sechste Internationale Konferenz der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Kognitive Linguistik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg. September 2014.


Holger Diessel. 2014. Where do adverbial clauses come from? International colloquium "Adverbial patterns in interaction - between bi-clausality and online emergence." University of Potsdam. September 2014. [Invited speaker]


Holger Diessel. 2014. Usage-based construction grammar. Diskussionsforum Linguistik in Bayern IV. Empirie and Theorie. University of Munich. May 2014. [Invited speaker]


Holger Diessel. 2014. The network metaphor of usage-based construction grammar. University of Freiburg. May 2014. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2014. The linear organization of complex sentences: Processing and grammaticalization. International Symposium on Contrastive Linguistics & Diachrony (Colidi), University of Ghent. February 2014. [Plenary speaker]


Holger Diessel. 2013. Cross-linguistic asymmetries in the morphosyntactic structures of externally headed and internally headed relative clauses. Workshop on Complex Sentences, University of Leuven. November2013. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel and Karsten Schmidtke-Bode. 2013. Word order correlations in the domain of complex sentences: Syntactic processing and/or grammaticalization? Tenth Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Leipzig. August 2013.


Karsten Schmidtke-Bode and Holger Diessel. 2013. Pre- and postverbal complement clauses: A mere ordering alternative? Tenth Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, University of Leipzig. August 2013.


Holger Diessel. 2013. Grammatical schemas or syntactic rules? A usage-based analysis of the acquisition of English and German relative clauses, Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin. June 2013. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2013. The network metaphor of usage-based construction grammar, ICAME 34, Santiago de Compostela. May 2013. [Plenary speaker]


Holger Diessel and Karsten Schmidtke-Bode. 2012. Pre- and postnominal relative clauses: A cross-linguistic investigation of their structure and diachronic development, University of Frankfurt. December 2012. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel and Karsten Schmidtke-Bode. 2012. Clause and constituent order in complex sentences: Processing or diachronic inheritance? University of Manchester. November 2012. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel and Karsten Schmidtke-Bode. 2012. Complex sentences: clause order, syntactic structure, and grammaticalization. Max-Plank-Institut for evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. August 2012. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2012. Usage-based construction grammar, University of Leipzig. June 2012. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2012. Cross-linguistic asymmetries in the structure and function of pre- and postposed subordinate clauses. FRIAS Workshop on Left/Right-Asymmetries in Conversational Language, University of Freiburg. May 2012. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel and Karsten Schmidtke-Bode. 2011. Linear and syntactic structure in complementation systems, Workshop on Clausal Complement Clauses in Eurasian Languages, University of Mainz. November 2011. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2011. Whats in a rule? The emergence of linguistic productivity in language acquisition, University of Basel. September 2011. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel, Karsten Schmidtke-Bode, and Katja Hetterle. 2011. Pre- and postnominal relative clauses: Syntactic structure and diachronic evolution. University of Freiburg, FRIAS. May 25. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2011. Frequency and the lexical specific nature of grammar. Workshop on The Future of Linguistics, Barcelona. January 24-26, 2011. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2010. Frequency effects in usage, acquisition, and change. University of Erfurt. December 2010. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel, Karsten Schmidtke-Bode, and Katja Hetterle. 2010. Competing motivations for the linear structuring of complex sentences. Workshop on Competing Motivations, MPI Leipzig. November 2010.


Holger Diessel and Katja Hetterle. 2010. The structure and use of causal clauses - Converging evidence from linguistic typology and discourse analysis. Fourth International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL-10), University of Bremen.


Holger Diessel, Karsten Schmidtke-Bode, and Katja Hetterle. 2010. Linearization and syntactic structure in complex sentences, The Syntax of the Worlds Languages IV, University of Lyon. September 2010.


Holger Diessel. 2009. The emergence of syntactic productivity. On the role of frequency and similarity in the development of childrens relative clauses, University of Munich, Linguistics Colloquium. December 2009. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2009. Spatial deixis and joint attention. Workshop on Grammar, Space and Cognition, University of Freiburg, FRIAS. November 2009. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2009. The development of complex grammatical constructions in early child language. University of Pavia. October 2009. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2009. Demonstratives, joint attention, and emergent grammar. Summer school on embodied language games and construction grammar, Cortona. September 2009. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2009. Relativsatzkonstruktionen im Erstspracherwerb. Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, Workshop on 'Sprachgebrauch und Grammatik. Universität Essen. April 2009. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel and Katja Hetterle. 2009. Causal clauses in crosslinguistic perspective. Workshop on 'Causality in Discourse and Cognition. University of Uetrecht, January 2009. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2008. The linear structuring of complex sentences: Converging evidence from linguistic typology and corpus linguistics. Third International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL-08), University of Leipzig. September 2008. [Plenary speaker]


Holger Diessel. 2008. Rethinking the lexicon-grammar continuum. New Reflections on Grammaticalization 4. University of Leuven. July 2008. [Plenary speaker]


Holger Diessel. 2008. The emergence of linguistic complexity: A construction-based analysis of the acquisition of relative clauses. The 12th Biennial Rice University Symposium on Language. Rice University. March 2008. [Invited talk]


Holger Diessel. 2007. The animacy hierarchy and the acquisition of relative clauses. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Krakow (Poland).


Holger Diessel. 2007. Cross-linguistic asymmetries in the positioning of subordinate clauses. Workshop on 'Linguistic Universals and Language Variation', University of Hamburg. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2007. Demonstratives, joint attention, and the emergence of grammatical structure. Workshop on 'Vocalization, Communication, Immitation, and Deixis', Grenoble (France). [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2006. Frequency effects in grammar and language use. Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Lexikografie, Valenz- und Kollokationsforschung. Universitaet Erlangen. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2006. Causal and conditional constructions. Second International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association. Munich.


Holger Diessel. 2005. Grammatik und Sprachgebrauch. Antrittsvorlesung, University of Jena.


Holger Diessel und Silke Brandt. 2005. The acquisition of German relative clauses. Workshop on 'Construction Grammar'. Universität of Jena.


Holger Diessel. 2005. A usage-based approach to grammatical development. Workshop on 'Dynamic Semiotics and Emergent Grammar'. European Conference on Complex Systems, Paris. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2005. The filler-gap hypothesis and the acquisition of German relative clauses. International Congress for the Study of Child Language. Berlin.


Holger Diessel. 2005. The positional patterns of subordinate clauses in crosslinguistic perspective. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Seoul (South Korea).


Holger Diessel. 2005. Particle placement in early child language: A multifactorial analysis. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Seoul (South Korea).


Holger Diessel. 2005. The acquisition of relative clauses in English and German: A comparative analysis. Workshop on 'the Typology, Acquisition and Processing of Relative Clauses', Max-Plank-Institut for evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2004. Cognitive motivations for the ordering of main and subordinate clauses. Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics. Hamburg.


Holger Diessel. 2004. The relationship between demonstratives and interrogatives. A typological study. Workshop on Questions, Max-Plank-Institut for evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2004. Konstruktionen im Erstspracherwerb. Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universitaet Bremen. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2003. A new look at the acquisition of relative clauses. International Workshop on Patterns and Rules, Cognitive Science Department, University of Osnabrueck. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2003. Konkurrierende Motivationen fuer die Stellung von Adverbialsaetzen im Englischen. Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universität Osnabrueck. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2003. The noun phrase accessibility hierarchy and the acquisition of relative clauses. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. La Rioja (Spain).


Holger Diessel. 2003. The noun phrase accessibility hierarchy and the acquisition of relative clauses. Fuenfundzwanzigste Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft. University of Munich.


Holger Diessel. 2003. The positional patterns of subordinate clauses in crosslinguistic perspective. Department of Linguistics, University of Pavia (Italy). [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel. 2002. A construction-based approach to the acquisition of complex sentences. Second International Conference on Construction Grammar. University of Helsinki.


Holger Diessel. 2002. Sources of grammaticalization: The development of grammatical markers from lexical expressions and demonstratives. Second International Conference on Grammaticalization. University of Amsterdam.


Holger Diessel. 2001. The acquisition of subordinate clauses. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. University of California, Santa Barbara.


Holger Diessel. 2001. Demonstratives and interrogatives: An investigation of their form, meaning, and use. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. University of California, Santa Barbara.


Holger Diessel. 2001. The positional patterns of subordinate clauses in crosslinguistic perspective. Fourth Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology. University of California, Santa Barbara.


Holger Diessel. 2001. Demonstratives: Form, function, and use. International Symposium on Deictic Systems and Quantification in Languages Spoken in Europe and North and Central Asia. Izhevsk (Russia).


Holger Diessel. 2001. Demonstratives and the conceptualization of space. A cross-linguistic investigation. Dreiundzwanzigste Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Sprachwissenschaft. University of Leipzig.


Holger Diessel. 2000. How complex are early complex sentences? On the acquisition of relative and complement clauses in English. Linguistisches Kolloquium, University of Potsdam. [Invited Talk]


Holger Diessel & Michael Tomasello. 2000. The emergence of relative constructions in early child speech. The Fifth Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language. University of California, Santa Barbara.


Holger Diessel. 2000. The relationship between demonstratives and interrogatives. A typological study. Zweiundzwanzigste Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Sprachwissenschaft. Marburg (Germany).


Holger Diessel. 2000. The morphosyntactic properties of demonstratives in crosslinguistic perspective. International Workshop on the Languages in the Mediterranean Area: Typology and Convergence. Tirrenia (Italy).


Holger Diessel & Michael Tomasello. 1999. How complex are early complex sentences? The acquisition of finite complement clauses. Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston University.


Holger Diessel. 1999. The ordering distribution of main and adverbial clauses in OV and VO languages. Third Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology. University of Amsterdam.


Holger Diessel. 1999. Competing motivations for the order of main and adverbial clauses in English. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. University of Stockholm.


Holger Diessel & Michael Tomasello. 1999. The syntactic and conceptual structure of early complement clauses. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. University of Stockholm.


Holger Diessel & Michael Tomasello. 1999. Why complement clauses do not include a that-complementizer in early child language. The Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. University of California, Berkeley.


Holger Diessel. 1998. Discourse-deictics in Oneida narratives. Conference on Iroquois Research. Rensselaerville (USA).


Holger Diessel. 1997. The diachronic reanalysis of demonstratives in crosslinguistic perspective. The Thirty-Third Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. University of Chicago (USA).


Holger Diessel. 1997. Predicative demonstratives. The Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. University of California, Berkeley.


Holger Diessel. 1996. German wenn: A study in cognitive semantics. Germanic Linguistics: The Second Annual Conference. University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA).


Holger Diessel. 1996. Processing factors of pre- and postposed adverbial clauses. The Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. University of California, Berkeley.


Holger Diessel. 1995. V-first constructions in German. International Cognitive Linguistics Association. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (USA).


Holger Diessel. 1995. Polysemy and monosemy: Analysing multifunctional conjunctions in English subordinate clauses. Toronto/SUNY Buffalo Joint Student Conference. University at Buffalo.


Holger Diessel. 1992. Konditionale wenn-Sätze und verwandte Nebensätze. Vierzehnte Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Sprachwissenschaft. University of Bremen.


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