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    • Optimal Clitic Positioning in Czech and Beyond 

      Adam, Nina (2024-01-29)
      This thesis treats the placement of clitics in Czech from a constraint-based perspective. After having established the set of unambiguous second-position clitics in the language, the placement patterns and their interaction ...
    • Differential Subject Marking in Georgian 

      Berikashvili, Svetlana (2024-01-18)
      This thesis presents a novel account on Differential Subject Marking (DSM) in Georgian based on the current progress in minimalist syntax. It is an original contribution to a highly complex problem in Georgian Syntax and ...
    • Providence Island Sign Language in Interaction 

      Omardeen, Rehana (2023-12-15)
      This dissertation examines sign language in interaction in a small Caribbean community. Providence Island Sign Language, used among deaf and hearing residents of in Providence, Colombia (Spanish: Providencia), has been ...
    • Expertise vermitteln. Das Bezugssystem der Lerndimensionen. 

      Schäfers, Frerk (2023-12-04)
      This dissertation investigates in which way teaching expertise and professional practise can be transmitted through out conversation management in learning interactions. Follow-up discussions in traineeship for teacher ...
    • A World through Words: Dengbêjî, Kilam, and Collective Memory 

      Darati, Sayid R (2023-11-17)
      This dissertation analyzes aspects of the dengbêjî tradition among Kurdish-Kurmanj communities in the context of collective memory. It argues that dengbêjî is a means of preserving a considerable number of narratives in ...
    • Novela chilena, mercado editorial transnacional y configuración del capital cultural en el campo literario del siglo XXI 

      Vega Neira, Ricardo (2023-07-28)
      The following doctoral thesis addresses the relationship between the transnational publishing market in Spanish and the development of a national literature, in this case focusing on the Chilean novel narrative of the late ...
    • Freedom and Desire: From Mute to #Me Too. An Aftermath of Nabokov’s Lolita in the 21 st Century. 

      Berg, Genia (2023-07-13)
      Nabokov’s novel Lolita was published in the middle of the 20th century, almost 70 years ago. In this work, I would like to trace how its critical perception has changed due to the #MeToo phenomenon of the 21st ...
    • Grenzfälle der Fiktionalität 

      Pahlke, Alexander Florian (2023-02-23)
      We repeatedly encounter fictional texts both within and outside literary studies. However, such texts often do not seem to be purely fictional, but contain borrowings from reality or even (supposedly) non-fictional elements. ...
    • Schöpfungsgeschichte und Sintflut in vorbiblischen Quellen, Bibel und Koran: Eine vergleichende Lektüre 

      Hajbakri, Abdulghani (2022-09-14)
      Creation story and Flood narrative in different cultures
    • The impact of verb type on word order in German Sign Language 

      Proske, Sina (2022-08-11)
      Word order is one of the best studied and most discussed issues in spoken and sign language linguistics. Therefore, it is stunning that there is yet no broader empirical investigation of word order phenomena in German Sign ...
    • Die Poetologie des Zweifels 

      Schlichting, Julia Kanchana (2022-08-01)
      Research on Günter Grass has so far focused mainly on his early works and the Danzig Trilogy. Much less attention has been directed at his late works and their unifying aspects. Yet Grass himself designated three of his ...
    • The features of binding and person licensing 

      Raynaud, Louise (2022-07-20)
      This thesis is concerned with the features that underlie the syntax of reflexive binding and person licensing, addressing two competing analyses within Agree-based frameworks, namely φ-feature-based and referential-feature-based ...
    • Subjektkonstitution als spezifisches Merkmal des deutschen bürgerlichen Trauerspiels 

      Fehr, Milena (2022-07-19)
      The thesis deals with the genre of the German domestic tragedy. It is based on a scale of figur development from the literarily defined type via the individual to the self-reflective subject. These categories are closely ...
    • Deutsch als Fremdsprache an chinesischen Schulen 

      Bao, Qiaoqiao (2022-04-05)
      The history of German language teaching in China can be traced back to about 150 years ago. However, an increase in the teaching of German in middle schools has just been observed since the beginning of the 21st century. ...
    • Die Veränderung des Lern-Selbstkonzeptes in Bezug auf den Spracherwerb unter dem Einfluss von Improvisationsübungen und -spielen (IÜuS) im DaZ-Unterricht für Erwachsene 

      Pashang, Soheyla (2022-03-14)
      This dissertation is an empirical bilingual investigation of the effectiveness of improvisation exercises and games (IÜuS) as a teaching method for German as a second language with adult learners. It deals with the question ...
    • Shenoute, Besa and the Bible 

      Miyagawa, So (2022-02-28)
      This study sees itself as part of the larger field of intertextuality studies and examines, using the latest digital text reuse technology, the reuse of biblical texts in the writings of two Late Antique Christian authors ...
    • Literatur live 

      Ditschke, Stephan (2022-02-24)
      The number of literature events increased sharply during the 1990s and early 2000s. New formats, including poetry slams and author collective performances [Lesebühnen], became prominent, alongside classic author readings. ...
    • Negative coordination 

      Gajić, Jovana (2022-02-10)
      Some languages make use of special forms for coordination markers in negative environments, known as negative coordination (‘Nina will neither sing nor dance’). This dissertation explores negative coordination in English ...
    • Phantasma Indien 

      Otte, Merle (2022-01-04)
      Around 1800, the newly discovered ancient Indian culture attracted a great deal of attention, especially in German-speaking countries, and led to various reactions. But contemporary India also continued to be of interest. ...
    • Zur Herkunft von ostseefinnisch õ 

      Mattsson, Katja (2021-11-11)
      Based on the vowel inventory in the first syllable, the Balto-finnic languages can be divided into two groups: the southern (North and South Estonian, Votic and Livonian) with the back vowel õ [ɤ] and the northern (Finnish, ...