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    English Linguistics

    Erbach

    Dr. Kurt ERBACH

    Research Fellow

    Office Phone and Email

    Room: 5.U.11
    Phone: +49 931 31-86378
    Email: kurt.erbach@uni-wuerzburg.de
    Personal website: https://kerbach2.github.io

    Office hours during the winter semester 2022/23 

    Tuesdays, 13:00-14:00

    Research Interests

    Semantics, learning & acquisition, phylogeny, typology, complexity.

    University of Würzburg (Winter 22)

    Research Methods
    Language and Power

    Saarland University (Summer 22)

    Contrasting Grammar Across Languages

    University of Bonn (Winter 19-Summer 21)

    The Acquisition of the Mass/Count Distinction
    Applied Linguistics
    Corpus Linguistics
    English Linguistics
    The History of the English Language
    Introduction to Semantics
    Language in Culture and Cognition: Speech Acts, Politeness, Discourse
    The Mass/Count Distinction, Applied Investigations
    Varieties of English

    University of Düsseldorf (Summer 18)

    Plurality

    Erbach, K., and L. Berio (forthcoming). Countability shifts in the normative dimension. In: Gutzmann, D. and S. Repp (eds). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 26.

    Erbach, K., and A. Schoenfeld. (2022). Object mass nouns and subkind countability. Glossahttps://doi.org/10.16995/glossa.5788

    Erbach, K., P. Sutton, H. Filip, and K. Byrdeck. (2021). Object Mass Nouns as Arbiter for the Mass/Count Category. In: Pelletier, J., H. Husic, and T. Kiss (eds). The Semantics of the Count-Mass Distinction. Cambridge University Press.

    Erbach, K. (2020). Predicting object mass nouns across languages. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 5.1, 228-241.

    Erbach, K. (2019). A measure based analysis of plural nouns in Greek. In: Espinal, M.T., E. Castroviejo, M. Leonetti, L. McNally, and C. Real-Puigdollers (eds). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 23, vol 1. 413-431. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès).

    Erbach, K. and L. Berio. (2019). Readings of Plurals and Common Ground. In: E. Pacuit and J. Sikos (eds). At the Intersection of Language, Logic, and Information. Lecture notes in Computer Science, vol. 11667. pp. 21-41. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

    Erbach, K., H. Filip, and P. Sutton. (2019). Bare nouns and the Hungarian mass/count distinction. In: A. Silva, S. Staton, P. Sutton, C. Umbach (eds.), Language, Logic, and Computation. TbiLLC 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11456. pp. 86-107. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

    Erbach, K. (2018). Fighting for a share of the covers: Accounting for inaccessible readings of plural predicates. In: Sikos, J. (ed). Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2018 Student Session. pp. 197-208.

    Erbach, K., P. Sutton, H. Filip, and K. Byrdeck. (2017). Object Mass Nouns in Japanese. In: Cremers, A., T. van Gessel, and F. Roelofsen (eds). Proceedings of the 21st Amsterdam Colloquium. pp. 235-244.

    Berio, L., K. Erbach, D. James, B. Kenyah-Damptey, and E. Seyffarth. (2022). Conceptions and concepts of race: a cross-linguistic analysis. baelc11: eleventh bonn applied english linguistics conference. University of Bonn.

    Erbach, K. (2022). Towards a history of the English countability system. Workshop on part-whole structures. Masaryk University in Brno.

    Erbach, K., L. Berio, L., D. James, B. Kenyah-Damptey, and E. Seyffarth. (2022). Conceptions and concepts of race: a cross-linguistic analysis. 3rd Joint Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology & European Society for Philosophy and Psychology. University of Milan.

    Erbach, K. and R. Gergel. (2022). Direct pseudo-partitives in American English. 36th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop. University of Chicago.

    Erbach, K. (2022). Semantic change in the history of the English countability system. Forschungskolloquium Germanistik und Anglistik. Saarland University.

    Erbach, K. (2021). The history of the English countability system: a first look. The ways English has developed. Saarland University.

    Erbach, K. (2021). The count-mass distinction in Sorani Kurdish. The 5th International Conference on Kurdish Linguistics (ICKL-5). University of Graz.

    Erbach, K. and L. Berio. (2021). Countability shifts in the normative dimension. Sinn und Bedeutung 26. University of Cologne.

    Erbach, K. and L. Berio. (2021). Counting and categorizing: The relationship between the mass/count distinction and thought. SemPrE (Semantics and Pragmatics Exchange). Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf.

    Schoenfeld, A. and K. Erbach. (2021). The independence of instance and subkind countability. 15th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian, University of Pécs.

    Erbach, K. (2020). The QUD in quantity judgments. Linguistweets, the first international twitter conference on linguistics, Brazilian Linguistics Association.

    Erbach, K. (2020). Complicating Countability. Semantics Reading Group, University College London, London, England. (Cancelled due to COVID-19).

    Erbach, K. (2020). Predicting object mass nouns across languages. The 94rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana. (Absent).

    Erbach, K and D. Kheder. (2019). The Mass/Count Distinction in Sorani Kurdish. The 93rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, New York, New York.

    Erbach, K and V. Skrimpa. (2019). Object Mass Nouns in Greek. The 93rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, New York, New York.

    Anderson, C., K Erbach, and R. van de Vijver. (2019). Intonation and evaluation with some-exclamatives. The 93rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, New York, New York.

    Erbach, K. (2018). A unified analysis of plural nouns in Greek. Sinn und Bedeutung 23, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

    Erbach, K. (2018). Fighting for a share of the covers: Accounting for inaccessible readings of plural predicates. The ESSLLI 2018 Student Session. Sofia University.

    Erbach, K. (2018). One reading to rule them all: basic readings of plural predicates. Ambiguity: Perspectives on Representation and Resolution. Workshop at ESSLLI 2018. Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Erbach, K, H. Filip, P. Sutton, and K. Byrdeck. (2018). Object Mass Nouns as an Arbiter for the Mass/Count Category. Workshop on The Count and Mass Distinction - A Linguistic Misunderstanding? Ruhr University Bochum.

    Erbach, K., H. Filip, P. Sutton, and K. Byrdeck.(2018). Object Mass Nouns in Japanese. DGfS 2018: 40th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society, University of Stuttgart.

    Erbach, K. (2018). Plurals have Magnitude. The 19th Szklarska Poreba Workshop on The Roots of Pragmasemantics, Szklarska Poreba, Poland.

    Anderson, C., K Erbach, and R. van de Vijver. (2018). Intonation and evaluative bias in some-exclamatives. The 19th Szklarska Poreba Workshop on The Roots of Pragmasemantics, Szklarska Poreba, Poland.

    Erbach, K., P. Sutton, H. Filip, and K. Byrdeck. (2018). Object Mass Nouns in Japanese. The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Erbach, K., P. Sutton, H. Filip, and K. Byrdeck. (2017). Object Mass Nouns in Japanese. The 21st Amsterdam Colloquium, ILLC, University of Amsterdam.

    Erbach, K., H. Filip, P. Sutton. (2017). Hungarian measure phrases, bare nouns, and mass/count distinction. The Twelfth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation. Lagodekhi, Georgia.

     Erbach, K., K. Byrdeck, P. Sutton, H. Filip. (2017). Object Mass Nouns in Japanese. The 18th Workshop on the Roots of Pragmasemantics. Szklarska Poreba, Poland.

    Erbach, K. (2017). Bare nouns in Hungarian and the mass/count distinction. The 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Austin, Texas.

    Ph.D. Linguistics. Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf.
    M.A. Linguistics. University of Montana.
    B.A. English Studies. Illinois State University.