Current Habilitation Projects

CandidateWorking titleResearch areas/keywords
Begley, JustinPlant Poetics Before the Romantics: Poetry and Scholarship in the Res publica Botanica, c. 1660-1740

poetics, rhetoric, plant studies, ecology, manuscript studies, network analysis, history of science

Debray, Carolin

Language and interaction in online gaming communitiesmultimodal interaction, ludolects, corpus linguistics, intercultural pragmatics, intercultural new media studies

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 Fiction: Lay Subtitling and Online Communal Viewingaudiovisual translation, relational work, interpersonal pragmatics, communal TV viewing, identity construction, pragmatics of fiction

Completed Habilitation Projects

CandidateTitleResearch areas/keywords
Askin, RidvanTranscendental Poetics and the Futures of American Romanticism aesthetics, American romanticism, Emerson, Fuller, idealism, materialism, metaphysics, Thoreau, transcendental philosophy

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