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Jóhanna Barðdal

Name: Jóhanna Barðdal

Position: Research Associate Professor
Department: Dept. of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies
Address: Sydnesplassen 7, N-5007 Bergen, Norway
Office: Humanities Building, room 115
Phone: +47-55 58 24 38 (office)
  +47-55 20 11 17 (home)
Fax: +47-55 58 93 54
E-mail: Johanna.Barddal at uib.no

Journal of Historical Linguistics

Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers


Education and Academic Qualifications

  •  B.A. Degree in Icelandic and German, University of Iceland (Feb.1992)
  •  M.A. Studies in Icelandic Linguistics, University of Iceland (1992–1993)
  •  Lecturer in Icelandic, Lund University (1993–2000)
  •  Visiting Research Fellow, University of Manchester (2000–2001)
  •  Ph.D. Degree in Scandinavian Linguistics, Lund University (Sept. 2001)
  •  Visiting Assistant Professor, University of North Texas (2001–2002)
  •  Externally-Funded Researcher, Lund University (2002–2003)
  •  Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Linguistics, University of Bergen (July 2003–2008)
  •  Docent "Degree" in Scandinavian Linguistics (comparable to Habilitation in  Europe or Associate Professor competence in USA), Lund University (March  2004)
  • Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley (July–Dec. 2005)
  • Acting Associate Professor, University of Bergen (July–Dec. 2006)
  • Research Associate Professor, University of Bergen (April 2008–March 2012)

Professional Assignments

Interdisciplinary Seminars

 

 

Projects

Recent Publications (complete list)

Forthcoming

  • Constructions in Competition: Anticausativity in Latin and Germanic (with Michela Cennamo and Thórhallur Eythórsson). Submitted to a thematic issue in Linguistics, entitled "Typology of Labile Verbs: Focus on Diachrony", ed. by Leonid Kulikov & Nikolaos Lavidas (2014).
  • Entries on i) Nominal Case, ii) Exceptional Case Marking and iii) Conceptual Space. To appear in WSK Dictionary on Cognitive Grammar. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2014

  • Construction Grammar and Greek (with Serena Danesi). In Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, ed. by G.K. Giannakis. Brill Online, 2014. <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/encyclopeida-of-ancient-greek-language-and-linguistics/construction-grammar-and-greek-EAGLL_COM_00000078>. (EAGLL)

2013

  • The Story of 'Woe' (with Valgerður Bjarnadóttir, Serena Danesi, Tonya Kim Dewey, Thórhallur Eythórsson, Chiara Fedriani & Thomas Smitherman). Journal of Indo-European Studies 41(3–4): 321–377.

2012

  • A special guest-edited issue on Variation and Change in Argument Realization (with Michela Cennamo & Elly van Gelderen). Transactions of the Philological Society 110(3): 311–442.

2011

  • Die Konstruktionsgrammatik und die komparative Methode (with Thórhallur Eythórsson). In Indogermanistik und Linguistik im Dialog: Akten der XIII. Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft vom 21. bis 27. September 2008 in Salzburg, 148–156. Eds. Thomas Krisch & Thomas Lindner. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag.

2010

2009

  • The Development of Case in Germanic. In The Role of Semantic, Pragmatic and Discourse Factors in the Development of Case, 123–159. Eds. Jóhanna Barðdal and Shobhana Chelliah. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Case in Decline (with Leonid Kulikov). In The Oxford Handbook of Case. Eds. Andrej Malchukov and Andrew Spencer, 470–478. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2008

  • Review of “Construction Grammars: Cognitive Grounding and Theoretical Extensions” ed. by Jan-Ola Östman and Mirjam Fried. Language 84(2): 822–825.

2007

  • Review of "Íslensk tunga III: Setningar" by Höskuldur Thráinsson, Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, Jóhannes G. Jónsson, Sigríður Magnúsdóttir, Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir and Thórunn Blöndal. Íslenskt mál og almenn málfræði 29: 189–208.

2006

  • Review of “Discourse: A Critical Introduction” by Jan Blommaert. Interdisciplanary Journal for Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis 11–2: 273–78.

2005

2004

2003

  • Oblique Subjects: A Germanic Inheritance (with Thórhallur Eythórsson). Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 71: 145–202.
  • Review of “Beyond Alternation: A Constructional Model of the German Applicative Pattern” by Laura A. Michaelis and Josep Ruppenhofer. Studies in Language 27–3: 663–71.
  • Review of “Cognitive Linguistics and the Polish Dative” by Ewa Dabrowska. Cognitive Linguistics 14–4: 379–386.
  • Book Notice on “Morphological Productivity” by Laurie Bauer. Language 79–3: 646.

2002

2001

  • The Evolution of Oblique Subjects (with Thórhallur Eythórsson). Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 67: 57–83.

2000

  • Árekstur tveggja hljóðkerfa: Vangaveltur um samhljóða- og sérhljóðalengd í sænsku og íslensku [A Clash of Two Phonological Systems: Some Thoughts about Consonant and Vowel Length in Swedish and Icelandic]. Íslenskt mál og almenn málfræði 22: 121–128.

1999

  • Case in Icelandic – A Construction Grammar Approach. TijdSchrift voor Skandinavistiek 20(2): 65–100.
  • The Dual Nature of Icelandic Psych-Verbs. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 64: 79–101.
  • Case and Argument Structure of some Loan Verbs in 15th Century Icelandic. In Alla tiders språk. En Vänskrift till Gertrud Pettersson november 1999, 9–23. Eds. Inger Haskå & Carin Sandqvist. Lundastudier i Nordisk språkvetenskap A 55. Lund: Institutionen för nordiska språk.
  • Ska(n)dinavia-Skandia och Skåne. In I hast hälsar. Festskrift till Göran Hallberg på 60-årsdagen den 7 oktober 1999, 20–24. Lund: Dialekt- och ortnamnsarkivet i Lund.

1998

  • Björketorpstenens "utiAR welAdAude" [The Runic Inscription "utiAR welAdAude" on the Björketorp Stone]. Sydsvenska ortnamnssällskapets årsskrift 1998: 7–16.
  • Argument Structure, Syntactic Structure and Morphological Case of the Impersonal Construction in the History of Scandinavian. Scripta Islandica 49: 21–33.
  • Modersmålsundervisningen på Island. En jämförelse mellan den isländska och svenska kursplanen för grundskolan [Native Language Education in Iceland: A Comparison of the Icelandic and Swedish Curriculum in Basic School]. Svenska i skolan 4: 21–23.
  • Kan man prata med vikingar om kärlek? [Is it possible to talk with vikings about love?]. Läslust. En tidning utgiven av Nordiska Kulturfonden, 24–25. Malmö: Blanking.

1997

  • Nordiska – Våra språk förr och nu [Scandinavian – in Past and Present] (with Nils Jörgensen, Gorm Larsen & Bente Martinussen). Lund: Studentlitteratur.
  • Oblique Subjects in Old Scandinavian. Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 60: 25–50.
  • Norrænar tungur fyrr og nú [The Nordic Tongues earlier and now]. An interview taken by Jakob S. Jónsson. Lesbók Morgunblaðsins, 12 April.

1995

Víkkun í máli þriggja íslenskra barna. [Overextension in the Language of Three Icelandic Children] Mímir 42: 22–25.

1993

  • Accusative and Dative Case of Objects of Some Transitive Verbs in Icelandic and the Semantic Distinction between them. In Flyktförsök: Kalasbok till Christer Platzack på femtioårsdagen 18 november 1993, från doktorander och dylika, 1–13. Lund.

Specialization

  •  Icelandic
  •  Comparative Research on Scandinavian and Germanic Linguistics
  •  Morphological Case
  •  Argument Linking
  •  Syntax
  •  Semantics
  •  Syntactic-Semantic Correspondences
  •  Construction Grammar
  •  Cognitive Linguistics
  •  Historical Linguistics
  •  Syntactic Reconstruction
  •  Historical-Comparative Indo-European Syntax
  •  Productivity

Classes

  •  Icelandic (undergraduate/intermediate level)
  •  West Nordic (undergraduate level)
  •  Introduction to Language Study (undergraduate level)
  •  Principles of Linguistics (intermediate level)
  •  Bibliography and Research Methods (intermediate/graduate level)
  •  Modern Theories of Grammar and Semantics (intermediate level)
  •  Syntax (graduate level)
  •  The Research Process and its Presentation Techniques (graduate level)
  •  Oral Presentation Skills (graduate level)
  •  Construction Grammar (intermediate/graduate level)
  •  Constructional and Usage-Based Approaches to Historical Linguistics (intermediate/graduate level)

Updated March 4, 2014 by JB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Productivity: Evidence from Case and Argument Structure in Icelandic

 

The Role of Semantic, Pragmatic, and Discourse Factors in the Development of Case

Case in Icelandic – A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach

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