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Susanne Maria Michaelis

Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

e-mail: susanne_michaelis@eva.mpg.de

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About me
Curriculum Vitae
Publications & Presentations

About me

I am a comparative linguist interested in the typology of creole languages and sign languages, language contact, and language change. I am best known for coediting the Atlas of pidgin and creole language structures (2013).

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education
1988M.A. in Romance Philogogy, Linguistics, University of Freiburg/Breisgau
1983/84Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service, Université de Poitiers, France
1981-83Romance Philology, Slavic Philology, Linguistics, University of Bonn
Degrees
1991Dr. phil. in Romance Philology, University of Freiburg/Breisgau
Thesis: Junktion von Sachverhaltsdarstellungen im Seychellen-Kreol
Career
2020-nowGuest, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, (Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution), Leipzig
2015-2020Guest, Max Planck Institute for The Science of Human History, (Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution), Jena
2015 - 2020Postdoctoral researcher, Leipzig University (Philological Faculty), ERC-funded project "Grammatical Universals"
2015Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution), Jena
2011 - 2015Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, (Department of Linguistics), Leipzig
2008 - 2011Research position in project “Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures” financed by the DFG, University of Gießen
2003 - 2008Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, (Department of Linguistics), Leipzig
2000 - 2003Maternal leave
1998 - 2000Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, (Department of Linguistics), Leipzig
1991 - 1998Assistant professor, Romance Philology Department, University of Bamberg

Publications & Presentations

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Die Publikationsliste wird im Moment aktualisiert. Dieser Vorgang wird in ein paar Minuten beendet sein.
Die Publikationsliste wird im Moment aktualisiert. Dieser Vorgang wird in ein paar Minuten beendet sein.

2019                       

Michaelis, S. M. (2019). Variation across Asian and Pacific creoles, Symposium on sociolinguistic variation in signed and spoken languages of the Asia-Pacific region, UCLan, Preston

Michaelis, S. M. (2019). Focus particles in creole languages, International Conference on ‘Discourse Markers in Romance Languages’ (DISROM6, University of Bergamo)

2017                       

Michaelis, S. M. (2017). Principled hybridization in creole languages, SLE Summerschool, University of Neuchâtel.    

Michaelis, S. M. (2017). International Chair Labex (Paris, CNRS-INALCO), Lectures on Creole languages and linguistic typology

Michaelis, S. M. (2017). Creole languages: Language shift and substrate influence; Fourth International Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization (University of Greifwald)

2015                       

Michaelis, S. M. & Haspelmath, M. (2019). Analytic and synthetic: Typological change in varieties of European languages; International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE), Leipzig University

Michaelis, S. M. (2015). Which patterns do lexifiers and substrates systematically contribute to creole languages? Evidence from the Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures; Summer meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, University of Graz