German Linguistics

Laura Herzberg, M.A.


Address:

Laura Herzberg, M.A.
Seminar für Deutsche Philologie
Universität Mannheim
Germanistische Linguistik
D-68131 Mannheim

Work Address:

Schloss, Ehrenhof West, Zimmer 253
Tel.: +49-(0)621 - 181 2306
Sekretariat: +49-(0)621 - 181 2327
Fax: +49-(0)621 - 181 2330
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Office hours (during semester):

Fall 2017: Tue, 10:30-11:30am (Please register via the list on the door of EW 253)

Main Research Interests:

  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Linguistic aspects of computer-mediated communication
  • Analysis of interaction signs in written corpora

Curriculum Vitae

09/2014-08/2016University of Mannheim, Sprache und Kommunikation, Master of Arts. Master's Thesis: "Korpusbasierte Analyse interaktiver Einheiten: das Beispiel okay" (engl. "Corpus-based analysis of interaction signs: The example of okay"). Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Angelika Storrer.
09/2012-01/2013Student of linguistics at the Institut de management et de communication interculturels (ISIT) in Paris, France. Stay abroad as an Erasmus exchange student.
10/2010-07/2013TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, Mehrsprachige Kommunikation, Bachelor of Arts. Bachelor's Thesis: "Zweisprachigkeit in deutsch-französischen Kindergärten" (engl. "Bilingualism in German-French kindergartens").

Professional Development

Since 09/2016University of Mannheim, department of German Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Angelika Storrer): Researcher.
01/2016-01/2017Research assistant at the Institute for the German Language (IDS). Duties: Alignment of narrative interviews in EXMARaLDA (Partitur-Editor) for the research project "Australiendeutsch."
08/2015-08/2016Research assistant at the University of Mannheim. Duties: Data collection for case studies, e.g. in corpora containing language phenomena of computer-mediated communication, editing of chat protocols in Oxygen (XML editor), classifying und tagging of interaction units.
01/2016-07/2016Research assistant at the Institute for the German Language (IDS). Duties: Maintenance of the project’s wiki, part-of-speech tagging in Praat for the research project "Elektronisches Wörterbuch. Ein Online-Informationsangebot zu Sprache und Dialekten der Russlanddeutschen."
10/2015-11/2015Research assistant at the University of Mannheim. Duties: Transcription of narrative interviews for the research project "The Hamburg Corpus of non-Native Varieties of English."

Talks and Presentations

Courses

Fall 2017PS Linguistic Perspectives on Im-/Politeness  – Tue. 08:00-10:30am.
PS Empirical Analysis of the Lexicon  – Thu. 10:15-11:45am.
Spring 2017PS Corpus-based Analysis of Interaction Signs – Thu. 12:00-1:30pm.
Fall 2016PS Empirical Analysis of Internet-Based Communication – Thu. 12:00-1:30pm.