Uni-Tübingen

Sophie von Wietersheim (M.A.)

University of Tübingen
Sonderforschungsbereich 833
Project C6
Nauklerstr. 35, room 2.04
72074 Tübingen, Germany
 

 +49 7071 29-77153
sophie.vonwietersheimspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de


Career

since 2013
Researcher and doctoral student

in Project C6 "The Expression of Extra-propositional Meaning – Diachrony und Synchrony" of the SFB 833 "The Construction of Meaning – the Dynamics and Adaptivity of Linguistic Structures", University of Tübingen, Germany

2010-2013
Student research assistent

in the coordination project Z1 of the SFB 833, University of Tübingen, Germany

2011-2013
Master's degree

in General Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, Germany

2009-2010
Study abroad

Study abroad at the University of Johannesburg/South Africa, focusing on English, Afrikaans, and Zulu

2007-2011
Bachelor's degree

in General Linguistics (major) and German (minor) at the University of Tübingen, Germany

Research

Dissertation

The Syntactic Integration of Adverbial Clauses: Experimental Evidence from Binding and Other Anaphoric Relations. Dissertation. Tübingen, 2020.

Research interests

  • Experimental Syntax
  • Language Processing
  • Adverbial Clauses (in German/English)
  • Binding

 

Publications

von Wietersheim, S. & S. Featherston (2019). Does structural binding correlate with degrees of functional dependence? In K. Beijering, G. Kaltenböck, & M. S. Sansiñena (eds.), Insubordination: theoretical and empirical Issues (TiLSM [Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs series]). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 265-290.

von Wietersheim, S. (2016). Variable binding as evidence for clausal attachment. In I. Reich & A. Speyer (eds.), Co- and subordination in German and other languages (Linguistische Berichte, Sonderheft 21). Hamburg: Buske Verlag, 319-345.

von Wietersheim, S. & S. Featherston (2016). Violation of Principle C as Evidence for Structural Integration. In F. Pratas, S. Pereira, & C. Pinto (eds.), Coordination and Subordination: Form and Meaning – Selected papers from CSI Lisbon 2014. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 269-293.

Hörnig, R., S. Featherston, S. von Wietersheim & S. Winkler (2019). Markedness in context: An approach to licensing. In S. Featherston, R. Hörnig, S. von Wietersheim & S. Winkler (eds.), Experiments in Focus: Information Structure and Semantic Processing (Linguistische Arbeiten 571). Berlin: De Gruyter, 1-15.

Editorial work

Featherston, S., R. Hörnig, S. von Wietersheim & S. Winkler (eds.) (2019). Experiments in Focus: Information Structure and Semantic Processing. (Linguistische Arbeiten 571) Berlin: De Gruyter.

Talks & Posters

von Wietersheim, S. & V. Schreier (February 2019). "Form-Meaning Mismatches in Embedded Clause Types: Adverbial and Relative Clauses", talk at the workshop Challenges to Compositionality, Tübingen, Germany, 07-08 February 2019.
Kehl, A. & von S. von Wietersheim (October 2018). "Struktur und Interpretation von (satzwertigen) Adjunkten. Bindung und Extraktion", talk at the SFB days 2018, monastery Heiligkreuztal,04-05 October 2018.

von Wietersheim, S. & S. Featherston (July 2016). "An experimental approach to adverbial clauses: CACs and PACs are different", talk at the workshop The Internal and External Syntax of Adverbial Clauses. Theoretical Implications and Consequences, ZAS Berlin, Germany, 21-23 July 2016.

von Wietersheim, S. (June 2016). "Einfluss von Generizität auf das Bindungsverhalten verschiedener Adverbialsatztypen", talk at the PhD Colloquium, SFB 833, Tübingen, Germany, 23 June 2016.

von Wietersheim, S. (June 2016). "Einfluss von Generizität auf das Bindungsverhalten verschiedener Adverbialsatztypen", talk at the Department Colloquium, German Department, University of Tübingen, Germany, 22 June 2016.

von Wietersheim, S. (February 2016). "Does structural coreference correlate with degrees of structural integration?", talk at the conference Linguistic Evidence 2016, Tübingen, Germany, 18-20 February 2016.

von Wietersheim, S. & S. Featherston (December 2015). "Subjunktionen mit sekundären Bedeutungen", talk at the workshop Nebensatzphänomene - aktuelle Kontroversen und Herausforderungen, Tübingen, Germany, 04-05 December 2015.

von Wietersheim, S. (September 2015). "Does structural coreference correlate with degrees of functional dependence?", talk at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2015), Leiden, The Netherlands, 02-05 September 2015.

von Wietersheim, S. (March 2015). "Binding as evidence for clausal attachment", talk at the 37. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS) (AG 5), Leipzig, Germany, 04-06 March 2015.

von Wietersheim, S. (February 2015). "Bindung als Integrationstest: Empirische Evidenz", talk at the PhD Colloquium, SFB 833, Tübingen, Germany, 12 February 2015.

von Wietersheim, S. (January 2015). "Bindung als Integrationstest: Empirische Evidenz", talk at the Department Colloquium, German Department, University of Tübingen, Germany, 21 January 2015.

von Wietersheim, S. & S. Featherston (May 2014). "Binding as evidence for clausal attachment", talk at the conference Coordination/Subordination in Lisbon (CSI Lisbon), Lisbon, Portugal, 07-09 May 2014.

von Wietersheim, S. (April 2014). "Binding as evidence for clausal attachment", talk at the PhD Colloquium, SFB 833, Tübingen, Germany, 24 April 2014.

von Wietersheim, S. (February 2014). "Binding as evidence for clausal attachment", poster at the conference Linguistic Evidence 2014, Tübingen, Germany, 12-14 February 2014.

von Wietersheim, S. (November 2013). "Sprachverständnis experimentell erfassen. Über Geschmack lässt sich streiten", talk at the Graduiertenkonferenz: Kollektion - Kreation - Kakophonie, Universität Tübingen, Germany, 23 November 2013.

Organizational activities

Member of the organizing commitee of the conference Linguistic Evidence 2020, University of Tübingen, 13-15 February 2020
Member of the organizing commitee of the conference workshop Challenges to Compositionality, University of Tübingen, 07-08 February 2019

Member of the organizing commitee of the conference Linguistic Evidence 2018, University of Tübingen, 15-17 February 2018

Member of the organizing commitee of the conference Linguistic Evidence 2016, University of Tübingen, Germany, 18-20 February 2016

 

Member of the organizing commitee of the workshop Nebensatzphänomene - aktuelle Kontroversen und Herausforderungen, University of Tübingen, Germany, 04-05 December 2015

 

Member of the organizing commitee of the workshop Division of Labor, University of Tübingen, Germany, 22-23 January 2015

 

Member of the organizing commitee of the SFB 833 PhD Summer School, University of Tübingen, Germany, 26-27 June 2014

 

Teaching

Winter term 2020/21 Proseminar/Übung: Clause Structure in English and German (English Department, University of Tübingen)
Summer term 2020

Proseminar/Übung: Clause Structure in English and German (English Department, University of Tübingen)

Summer term 2016

Proseminar I/II: Introduction to Syntax (English Department, University of Tübingen)

Winter term 2015/16

Proseminar I/II: Introduction to Syntax (English Department, University of Tübingen)

Summer term 2015

Proseminar I/II: Introduction to Syntax (English Department, University of Tübingen)