This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Overview of methods of analysis for the identification of the periphery in natural data
Confrontation of theories and methods developed in the scientific literature to account for the role and function of the periphery.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Students will be able to give an account of the principles that govern word order in Dutch, more specifically their functional and communicative aspects, in order to develop the students' profound grammatical knowledge.
Students will be able to analyse empirical data according to several theoretical frameworks.
Students will be able to confront and evaluate hypotheses, methods and theorietical frameworks applied to different aspects of word order in Dutch.
Introduction : Overview of definition and treatment of the peripheries in traditional Dutch grammars. Portfolio of specific linguistic studies of form and function of LP and RP in different theoretical frameworks.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Portfolio discussion in flipped classroom configuration
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Research report of an empirical analysis of natural Dutch data occurring at the left and/or right periphery of units of segmentation. To develop the study, students will base their work on the scientific articles of the portfolio. 25% of the grade go to the oral presentation of the study, 75% to the written research report.
Beeching, Kate, and Ulrich Detges (eds). 2014. Discourse Functions at the Left and Right Periphery: Crosslinguistic Investigations of Language Use and Language Change. Brill: Leiden.
Tijdschrift : Nederlandse Taalkunde Volume 15, Number 3, Januari 2010 : Themanummer over de linkerperiferie
Tijdschrift : Nederlandse Taalkunde Volume 16, Number 3, December 2011 : Themanummer over de rechterperiferie
10% for course participation
10% for the quality of the peer-review
20%for the oral presentation
60% for the written report