Marjolein Poortvliet

Marjolein Poortvliet

position: postdoctoral researcher

research foci: syntax-semantics interface, copular constructions, evidentiality/epistemicity, grammaticalization, semantic change, corpus linguistics, Germanic languages

e-mail: marjolein.poortvliet[at]ff.cuni.cz

personal webpagewww.marjoleinpoortvliet.com

ORCID id: 0000-0001-5860-9992

 

CV[pdf]

Education

2013-2018 Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Oxford
2010-2012 M.Phil. in Linguistics, University of Oxford (Distinction)
2007-2010 B.A. (Hons.) in Linguistics/Anthropology, UC Utrecht (Magna Cum Laude)

 

Employment

2019-present Charles University Prague, Post-Doctoral Researcher, EPoCC Research Group, Department of Linguistics
2018-2019 University of Amsterdam, Lecturer, Department of Literary Studies and Linguistics

 

Publications

2017 Poortvliet, M. Proeven as an Acquired Taste: Semantic Change Among Gustatory Verbs, from Early Middle Dutch to Present-Day Dutch. In: Sander Lestrade and Bert Le Bruyn (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 34, pp. 111-126. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

2017 Poortvliet, M. The Grammaticalization of Dutch klinken. Journal of Historical Linguistics 7(1/2), pp. 190-212. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

2016 Poortvliet, M. Copy Raising in English, German and Dutch: Synchrony and Diachrony. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 28(4), pp. 370-402. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2015 Poortvliet, M. An LFG approach to Nested Dependencies in Dutch. In: Butt, Miriam and Tracy Holloway King (eds) Proceedings of the LFG2015 Conference, Waseda University, Tokyo. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications.

 

Recent Presentations

2019 Poortvliet, M. There seems to be one path. To be presented at Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, University of Konstanz, 14/6/2019
2019 Poortvliet, M. A CxG Approach to Germanic Copularization. Presented at Linguistics Prague, Charles University, 25/4/2019
2019 Poortvliet, M. The Grammaticalization of Copular Construction: a CxG analysis. Poster presented at the ECR PhilSoc Conference, University of Oxford, 9/3/2019
2019 Poortvliet, M. A CxG Approach to Germanic Copularization. Presented at Syntax Working Group, University of Oxford, 6/3/2019
2018 Poortvliet, M. The Effect of Topicality on Dutch Direct Object Scrambling: Evidence from Acceptability Judgments. Presented at Grammar and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, 26/10/2018.
2017 Poortvliet, M. Proeven as an Acquired Taste: Semantic Change Among Gustatory Verbs, from Early Middle Dutch to Present-Day Dutch. Presented at AVT TIN 2017, University of Utrecht, 4/2/2017.

 

Teaching Experience

2018-2019 University of Amsterdam
Morphology
Introduction to Linguistics
Language Change and Variation (Graduate Course)
Introduction to Linguistics
Dutch Syntax
Language Change and Development

2013-2018 University of Oxford
Grammatical Analysis: Syntax and Morphology
General Linguistics

 

Grants

2014-2016 Travel Grants, University of Oxford £2,100
2013-2016 PDS Award, University of Manchester (declined) £44,178
2013-2016 AHRC Studentship, University of Manchester (declined) £12,000
2013-2015 AHRC Studentship, University of Oxford £13,118
2013-2015 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds €10,000
2013 Dr. Hendrik Muller’s Vaderlandsch Fonds €5,000

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