Research Seminar in German Linguistics

lgerm2861  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Research Seminar in German Linguistics
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Sabel Joachim;
Main themes
We will discuss the actual literature on morphological, syntactic, and semantic topics and its implications for modern linguistic theory.
Description and explanation of grammatical phenomena in German, also with respect to similar phenomena in related languages (for example, English and French).
Content will vary according to students' interests. A wide range of topics will be proposed.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the seminar, students should have developed insight into the research methods in different areas of German and comparative (theoretical) linguistics. They should be able to formulate research hypotheses and to develop research methods / strategies to verify these hypotheses.
The seminar deals with the above mentioned topics via lectures, reading of scientific articles, presentations, and discussions.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The evaluation will be based on students' active involvement in the seminar. It will also involve an oral presentation on a topic of their choice in relation to the themes of the seminar.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : German, Dutch and English

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in Translation