Current Habilitation Projects

CandidateWorking titleResearch areas/keywords

Askin, Ridvan

Transcendental Poetics and the Futures of American Romanticism

aesthetics, American romanticism, Emerson, Fuller, idealism, materialism, metaphysics, Thoreau, transcendental philosophy

Debray, Carolin

Interactions in Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOs)pragmatics, corpus linguistics, ludolects, online gaming, virtual communities, interpersonal relations, intercultural pragmatics

Köylü, Zeynep

A Dynamic Usage-Based Approach to Second⁄Foreign Language Development in the Form of Complexity, Accuracy, Fluency, and Lexis

dynamic usage-based, CAFL, L2 development

Messerli, ThomasPragmatics of telecinematic writing: English subtitles and viewer comments as situated language usepragmatics of fiction, pragmatics, audiovisual translation, subtitling, participation structures

Completed Habilitation Projects

CandidateTitleResearch areas/keywords

Bezzola Lambert, Ladina

Contested Authorship in Shakespeare's Lucrece and the Sonnets 

Dayter, Daria

Corpus-based analysis of linguistic variation in simultaneous interpreting

corpus linguistics, interpreting studies, translation studies, translationese, linguistic variation