Sarah

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Sarah Zobel
University of Tübingen
Deutsches Seminar
Wilhelmstraße 50
72074 Tübingen

Email: sarah.zobel [AT] ds.uni-tuebingen.de

Output: Publications, talks, and posters

Revised Dissertation:

  Zobel, Sarah (2014) Impersonally Interpreted Personal Pronouns. Published online at Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen.

Peer-reviewed articles:

2017 Zobel, Sarah and Eva Csipak (2017) Conditional antecedents containing the German discourse particle 'denn': a corpus study. Linguistica 56: 345-361.
Zobel, Sarah (2017) On the (in)definiteness of impersonal pronouns. Linguistica 56: 363-374.
2016 Zobel, Sarah (2016) A pragmatic analysis of German impersonally used first person singular 'ich'. Pragmatics 26: 379-416.
Csipak, Eva and Sarah Zobel (2016) Discourse Particle 'denn' in the Antecedent of Conditionals. In Christopher Pinon (ed.), Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 11. 31-60.
2015 Zobel, Sarah (2015) Voldemort phrases in generic sentences. Grazer Linguistische Studien. (Draft)
2010 Zobel, Sarah (2010) Non-Standard Uses of German 1st Person Singular Pronouns. In Kumiyo Nakakoji, Yohei Murakami & Eric McCready (eds.), JSAI-isAI, LNAI 6284. 292-311. (Draft)

Proceedings:

2016 Zobel, Sarah (2016) Adjectival 'as'-phrases as intensional secondary predicates. In Mary Moroney, Carol-Rose Little, Jacob Collard & Dan Burgdorf (eds.), Proceedings of SALT 26. 284-303. (SALT proceedings)
2014 Csipak, Eva and Sarah Zobel (2014) A condition on the distribution of discourse particles across types of questions. In Jyoti Iyer & Leland Kusmer (eds.), NELS 44, Vol. 1. 83--94. GLSA Amherst. (PDF)

Edited volumes:

to appear Pronouns in Embedded Contexts, co-edited with Pritty Patel-Grosz and Patrick Grosz, under contract for publication with Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, Springer.
2010 Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 14, co-edited with Martin Prinzhorn and Viola Schmitt.

Drafts and manuscripts:

2017 "'Eh' is eh anders" - 'eh' and 'sowieso' in Federal German and Austrian German. Submitted.
A semantically informed classification of German 'als'-phrases and English 'as'-phrases. Submitted.
Restricted predication and the role-use of English 'as'-phrases. Ms. in prep.
The notion of roles and the role use of English nominal 'as'-phrases. Ms. in prep.
On the distinction between Federal German and Austrian German 'eh'. Ms in prep.
2011 On the impersonal use of German personal pronouns. Ms. (Draft)
2009 Embedding Antecedent-Contained Deletion. Ms.


Talks (last 3 years):

2017 Capturing the interpretational possibilities of weak free adjuncts. To be presented at Sinn und Bedeutung 22, ZAS Berlin / University of Potsdam, September, Potsdam, Germany.
Microvariation at the not at-issue level: Federal German vs. Austrian German 'eh'. To be presented at "Microvariation in Semantics", ZAS Berlin, September, Berlin, Germany.
Argument 'als'-Phrasen als Einstellungsinhalte. Presented at the Oberseminar Theoretische Philosophie, University of Göttingen, May 29, Göttingen, Germany.
'Als'-Phrasen und Einstellungsinhalte. Presented at the Forschungskolloquium German Linguistics, May 24, Tübingen, Germany.
The notion of roles and the role use of English nominal 'as'-phrases. Poster presented at SALT 27 (University of Maryland), May 13, College Park, ML, USA.
Eine Semantik für die Rollenlesart von 'als'-Phrasen. Presented at the Oberseminar Theoretische Philosophie, University of Göttingen, January 16, Göttingen, Germany.
2016 Talking about yesterday - postnominal temporal adverbs in the German prefield (with Eva Csipak). Presented at "Event Semantics 2016" (University of Düsseldorf), November 25-26, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Discourse particles and the connection between conditionals and questions (with Eva Csipak). Presented at "Conditionals at the crossroads of semantics and pragmatics", University of Konstanz, November 11, Konstanz, Germany.
On the notion of roles in formal semantics. Presented at the Linguistics Colloquium, University of Göttingen, November 2, Göttingen, Germany.
Discourse particles and their connection to sentence types, speech acts, and discourse (gemeinsam mit Eva Csipak). Presented at "Formal Approaches to Particles" in the course of ESSLLI 2016 (University Bozen/Bolzano), August 26, Bolzano, Italy.
Die Rollenlesart von `als'-Phrasen - Modellierung von Rollen. Presented at the Oberseminar Theoretical Philosophy, University of Göttingen, July 4, Göttingen, Germany.
Towards a semantics of English as-phrases (and German als-phrases). Presented at the Oberseminar English Linguistics, University of Göttingen, May 24, Göttingen, Germany.
Adjectival "as"-phrases as intensional secondary predicates. Poster presented at SALT 26 (University of Texas at Austin), May 13, Austin, TX, USA.
Discourse particle "denn" in the antecedent of conditionals (with Eva Csipak). Presented at "Pragmatics III" (Instructor: MarĂ­a Biezma), University of Konstanz, May 11, Konstanz, Germany.
'Eh'-type Particles. Presented at "Pragmatik II" (Instructor: Eva Csipak), Univer- sity of Konstanz, May 10, Konstanz, Germany.
Analyses of the German Perfekt: An Overview. Presented at "Tempus Tuesday", University of Tübingen, January 19, Tübingen, Germany.
2015 Towards a semantic analysis for German "als"-phrases. Presented at the semantics colloquium at University of Frankfurt, December 3, Frankfurt, Germany.
On the variable relations between German 'als'-phrases and the matrix clause event. Presented at "Event Semantics 2015" (University of Stuttgart), November 21, Stuttgart, Germany.
Discourse particle "denn" in conditionals (joint work with Eva Csipak). Presented at CSSP 2015, October 8-10, Paris, France.
On a use of German discourse particle "denn" in the antecedent of conditionals (joint talk with Eva Csipak). Presented at SinFonIJA VIII (Ljubljana University), September 25, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
On the discourse properties of dedicated impersonal pronouns in episodic sentences. Poster presented at SinFonIJA VIII (Ljubljana University), September 24, Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Abstract)
Eh-type Particles (joint talk with Eva Csipak). Presented at "G-RAW: Göttingen hosts Regine's Anniversary Workshop", July 17, Göttingen, Germany. (Handout)
Discourse particles as discourse-navigating devices - a case study on German "denn" (joint talk with Eva Csipak). Presented at "Questions in Discourse 7", University of Göttingen, June 25, Göttingen, Germany. (Handout)
Die Diskurspartikel "denn" in Konditionalen (joint work with Eva Csipak). Presented at the Forschungskolloquium German Linguistics, June 3, Tübingen, Germany.
On the distribution of German discourse particles across types of questions. Presented at the colloquium of the German Department, University of Vienna, March 17, Vienna, Austria. (Handout)

Updated: July 24, 2017