Research Interests

  • Information structure & discourse structure 

  • Morphosyntactic complexity & its development

  • Argument structure & linking

  • Lexical semantics, frame semantics, lexical decomposition

  • Tagalog (Austronesian languages), Japanese, Tigrinya, Korean, French, Hungarian, Lakhota

Research Project:

http://www.sfb991.uni-duesseldorf.de/d-bereich/projekt-d04/

Recent Events

  • 7-9 March 2018. ‘Specificity, definiteness and article systems across languages’. Workshop at the 40th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS). (organized with K.Balogh & R.D. Van Valin, Jr.) WEBSITE
  • 29 August – 1 September 2018. ‘Information structure at the interfaces’. Workshop at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE2018). University of Tallinn, Estonia.(organized with Delia Bentley & R.D. Van Valin, Jr.) CALL FOR PAPERS

Upcoming Events

  • ‘Causation in Discourse and Cognition’, Workshop at the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference 15, 6-11 August 2019, Nishinomiya, Japan (organized with Kazuhiro Kawachi and Jürgen Bohnemeyer). WEBSITE
  • Information Structure in Spoken Language Corpora 4: The role of discourse type and and rhetorical relations , August 2020 , Düsseldorf.

Upcoming Talks

  • ‘Discourse-pragmatic and other prominence factors in argument realization.’ (with R.D. Van Valin, Jr.) Conference paper to be read at the 16th International Pragmatics Conference, 9-14 June 2019, Hongkong.
  • ‘Causational Interpretation based on Immediate and General Common Ground Frames.’ (with R.D. Van Valin, Jr.) Paper to be read at the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference 15, 6-11 August 2019, Nishinomiya, Japan.

Contact

Address

Heinrich-Heine Universität

Universitätsstraße 1

Building 24.53.00.88

40225 Düsseldorf

Email

latrouite(at)phil(.)hhu(.)de

Telephone

+49-211-81-11939