Proceedings of the 4th Austrian Students’ Conference of Linguistics
Editor: Irina Windhaber and Peter Anreiter
Date Of Publication: Jul 2013
This collection of articles contains the English contributions to the 4th Austrian Students’ Conference of Linguistics (Österreichische Studierenden-Konferenz der Linguistik, ÖSKL), which was held in November 2011 at the University of Innsbruck. With this collection, the editors want to make the insights and the knowledge presented at the 4th ÖSKL available in written format to a wider public.
The contributions present in this collection are excerpts from PhD as well as diploma theses and seminar papers. The fifteen papers collected in this volume are very diverse, as are the authors themselves, who come from nine different countries, from Portugal in the West, Iran in the East and Norway in the North.
The papers come from a variety of linguistic subdisciplines. Besides a strong focus on syntax, cognitive and historical linguistics, there are papers exploring pragmatics, foreign language acquisition, phonology and sociolinguistics.
Irina Windhaber is a doctoral student of Linguistics and Media Sciences at the Leopold Franzens-University of Innsbruck. Her dissertation is about recent sound changes in the spoken variety of German in Innsbruck. In addition, she also focuses on alpine mining and its reflections in onomastics.
Peter Anreiter is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Languages and Literatures, Department of Linguistics at the Leopold Franzens-University of Innsbruck. His main research interests are onomastics, continental Celtic languages and ancient Indo-European languages.
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