3. CRC-Networking Workshop

CRC-Networking Workshop (Cologne – Potsdam – Saarbrücken) from July 15 – 16, 2021 at Saarland University [Flyer]

Topic: “Relation of Prominence, Surprisal and Information Structure”


  • CRC 1102 “Information Density and Linguistic Encoding”,
  • CRC 1252 “Prominence in Language”,
  • CRC 1287 “Limits of Variability in Language”


  • Ellison (CRC 1252): “A Bayesian Model Prominence in Reference Interpretation”
  • van Os, Demberg & Kray (CRC 1102): “Recognition of minimal pairs in (un)predictive sentence contexts in noise”
  • Scheffler, Richter & van Hout: “Tracing and classifying German intensifiers through information theory”
  • Lemke, Schäfer, Drenhaus & Reich (CRC 1102): “Ellipsis: Above and beyond information structure”
  • Huttenlauch, Schneider, de Beer, Wartenburger & Hanne (CRC 1287): “Limits of variability in the prosodic realization of locally ambiguous OVS and SVO sentences”
  • Seeliger (CRC 1252): “Speech act meets information structure: On the interaction of different requirements for prosodic prominence in exclamatives and polar questions”
  • Wagner (McGill University): “Why predictability is not predictive without a linguistic theory”
  • Trouvain: “Virtual guided tour through the exhibition “Writing systems”
  • Turnbull (Newcastle University): “Prominence in Lexical Networks”
  • Pregla, Lissón, Vasishth, Burchert & Stadie (CRC 1287): “Sentence comprehension difficulty in language impaired and unimpaired adults in German: Implications for surprisal and adaptation accounts”
  • Höhle & Gafos (CRC 1287): “Reflections of entropy and surprisal in infants‘ looking times”
  • Yuen, Ibrahim, Andreeva & Möbius (CRC 1102): “Effects of Surprisal and Boundary Strength”


University of Potsdam Department Linguistics Prof. Dr. Doreen Georgi Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 24-25 House 14, Room 3.33 14476 Potsdam
(+49) 331 977-2968 doreen.georgi@uni-potsdam.de