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Dr. Sarah Schwellenbach-Siwonia*

Romance Linguistics

Department of Romance Studies

University of Cologne

Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany

Room: 2.315 (Philosophikum)

Tel.: +49-(0)221-4702838

E-mail: sarah.schwellenbach(at)uni-koeln.de

            sarah(at)sarah-schwellenbach.com 

*Please feel free to use only my first surname in email correspondence, etc., i.e. Sarah Schwellenbach (or just Sarah). My pronouns are she/her.

New book under contract

Schwellenbach, Sarah, under contract. Avertive and Proximative: A Corpus-Based Synchronic and Diachronic Study of Romance Languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Recent publications

Schwellenbach, Sarah, 2022. A prominence-based account of the pragmatics of tenses and the underspecification of the Romance imperfect. Journal of Pragmatics 198, 11-28. (Open Access) [This article won the Jacob L. Mey and Hartmut Haberland Early Career Award]

Schwellenbach, Sarah, 2019. Avertiv und Proximativ: Eine korpusbasierte synchrone und diachrone Untersuchung der romanischen Sprachen. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 413). [This study was awarded the Elise Richter Prize and the Offermann-Hergarten Prize]

Memberships (among others):

CCLS (Cologne Center of Language Sciences)

CLIP (Center for Language, Information and Philosophy)

DGfS (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft 'German Society for Linguistics')

DHV (Deutscher Hispanistikverband - La Asociación Alemana de Hispanistas)

DHV (Deutscher Hochschulverband 'German Association of University Professors and Lecturers')

DIV (Deutscher Italianistikverband - Fachverband für Italienisch in Wissenschaft und Unterricht)

DLV (Deutscher Lusitanistenverband - A Associação Alemã de Lusitanistas)

DRV (Deutscher Romanistenverband 'German Association of Romance Philologists and Linguists')

FRV (Frankoromanistenverband)

IPrA (International Pragmatics Association)

LSA (Linguistic Society of America)

NEHiLP (Núcleo de Apoio à Pesquisa em Etimologia e História da Língua Portuguesa)

SLE (Societas Linguistica Europaea)

SLR (Société de Linguistique Romane)

ZaKMiRa (Zentrum für die antiken Kulturen des Mittelmeerraums 'Center for the Ancient Cultures of the Mediterranean Region)