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Caroline IMBERT

Assistant Professor, U. Grenoble-Alpes

 

imbert.caroline@gmail.com

Full Academic Curriculum

Teams :   DTT 


  Training and professional background
  Research interests
  Scientific activities
  Teaching
  Other international activities
  Main publications and conferences

TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND


 

Systems dynamics and functional motivations in Path coding. Typological description of Homeric Greek and Old English. Advisor: Colette Grinevald.

PhD dissertation defended on Nov. 27th 2008, with high distinction.

Jury members:

  • Colette Grinevald, Professor, CNRS – DDL / Université Lyon 2
  • Scott DeLancey, Professor, University of Oregon
  • Maya Hickmann, Directrice de recherches, CNRS – SFL / Université Paris 8
  • Diana Lewis, Maître de conférence, CNRS – DDL / Université de Lyon 2
  • Silvia Luraghi, Associate Professor, Université de Pavia
  • Christiane Marchello-Nizia, Professor, CNRS – ICAR, ENS-LSH de Lyon
Full academic background here

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS


 

Morpheme ordering ; complexity in morphology.

 

Path in language typology.

 

Competing motivations.

 

Grammaticalization processes.

 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES


 

2014-2018 CNRS/TUL Program #7 "Les questionnaires : recensement, analyse, valorisation et réflexion épistémologique". Project coordinated by Aimée Lahaussois (HTL / Paris 7).

 

2013-2014 Lidilem (Research Unit) Correspondent for the Grenoble Cognition Pole.

 

2010-2013 Participation to the collaboration between the “Trajectory” Project and the “Topoi” Project (Freie Üniversität & Humboldt Üniversität).

 

2010-2012 Creation and coordination of the Typology & Description Workshop (Lidilem Research Unit, University of Grenoble); with Isabelle Rousset.

 

2005-2013 Member of the “Trajectory” research program (CNRS/TUL). Coordinated by Colette Grinevald (CNRS University of Lyon 2), Jean-Michel Fortis (CNRS – University of Paris 7), Anetta Kopecka (CNRS – University of Lyon 2) and Alice Vitrant (CNRS – University of Provence).

 

TEACHING


 

2017/2018 Classes:

Undergraduate:

Morphology

Writing systems

Morphosyntax

Graduate:

Language Typology

 

OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES


 

2010 – Senior Fellowship (2 weeks), TOPOI Project, University Humboldt of Berlin.

 

2007 - Visiting Scholar (February-March-April) in the Linguistics Department of the University of Oregon, in Eugene. Sponsor: Scott deLancey.

 

2006 - Visiting Scholar (April-May-June) in the Linguistics Department of the University of Oregon, in Eugene. Sponsor: Scott deLancey.

 

MAIN PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES
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PhDs and master thesis
 

Imbert, C., 2008, "Dynamique des systèmes et motivations fonctionnelles dans l’encodage de la Trajectoire. Description typologique du grec homérique et du vieil-anglais", Thèse de Doctorat, Sciences du Langage, Université Lyon 2 (Thèse)


 

Imbert, C., 2004, "L’expression de l’espace en turc : une approche fonctionnelle-typologique", Mémoire de DEA, Sciences du Langage, Université Lyon 2, 226 p.


 

Imbert, C., 2003, "Expression et métaphorisation de l’efférence dans les langues indo-européennes à satellites. Perspectives diachroniques et typologiques", Mémoire de DEA, Département d'Anglais, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, 110 p.


 

Imbert, C., 2003, "Sémantique générale et sémantique particulière : hypothèse d'un universau efférence/complétude dans les langues du monde. Hypothèses sur l'existence d'un cognème *p en indo-européen", Mini-Mémoire complémentaire de DEA, Département d'Anglais, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, 8 p.


 

Imbert, C., 2002, "Prepositions in English : a comparative analysis of their semantic evolution from Indo-European to contemporary English", Mémoire de Maîtrise, Département d'Anglais, Université Aix-Marseille I, 190 p.


Edited books
 

Imbert, C. & Vallée, N. (eds), 2012, "Typologie et description linguistiques : Interfaces et interactions", 46, Grenoble, Ellug, 196 p. (Volume, Link to Journal)


Chapters in books
 

Imbert, C. & Vallée, N., 2012, "Pour une description typologique des langues", in Typologie et description linguistiques : Interfaces et interactions, 46, Imbert, C. & Vallée, N. (eds), Lidil, Grenoble, Ellug, pp. 5-21 (Article, Link to Journal)


 

Imbert, C., 2008, "Path coding in Old English: functional story of a typological shift", in Historical Englishes in Varieties of Texts and Contexts, Amano, M., Ogura, M. & Ohkado, M. (eds), Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, pp. 17-32 (Article (preprint))


Journals
 

Imbert, C., 2013, "Morpheme Order Constraints Upside Down: Verticality and Other Directions.", Berkeley Linguistic Society, 39


 

Imbert, C., 2012, "Path: Ways typology has walked through it", Language and Linguistics Compass, 6:4, pp. 236-258 (Article, Link to Journal)


 

Imbert, C., Grinevald, C. & Sörés, A., 2011, "Pour une catégorie de « satellite » de trajectoire dans une approche fonctionnelle-typologique", Faits de Langues - Les Cahiers, 3, pp. 99-116 (Article)


 

Imbert, C., 2010, "Multiple preverbation in Homeric Greek: A typological insight", Cognitextes, 4 (Article (preprint), Link to Journal)


 

Imbert, C. & Vernhes, J.V., 2003, "Le préfixe méconnu ŭ- (<*ud) et son correspondant anglais 'out' ", O LUKHNOS (Université Aix-Marseille I), 2003:2


Invited presentations
 

Imbert, C., 2010, "Parler d'espace : Diversité des langues et Typologie", Séminaire GIPSA-Lab, Axe Parole et Cognition, Grenoble, 30 septembre 2010


 

Imbert, C., 2009, "Multiple preverbation in Homeric Greek: What Chibchan Rama has to say", Excellence Cluster TOPOI, Research Area C-I-1, Humboldt-University, Berlin, 23 June 2009


Conference presentations
 

Imbert, C., 2015, "Anglais vs. Français : L'envahisseur est-il celui qu'on croit ?", Nuit Européenne des Chercheurs, Vaulx-en-Velin, 25 September 2015


 

Imbert, C. & Ducloux, A., 2014, "Et Darwin demanda : C'est quoi une langue ?", Nuit Européenne des Chercheurs, Vaulx-en-Velin, 26 September 2014


 

Imbert, C., 2013, "Morpheme order constraints upside down: Vertical Orientation vs. Directionality", 39th Conference of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, Berkeley, 16-17 février 2013


 

Imbert, C., 2011, "Elements for a multi-layer definition of 'Satellites'", AFLico IV, Trajectory Workshop, Lyon, 23 mai 2011


 

Imbert, C., 2010b, "Competing motivations in Path-coding systems: A case study from an ancient language", Conference on Competing Motivations, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, 23-25 November 2010


 

Imbert, C., 2010a, "About satellites, applicatives and adpositions in Path coding: a gradience-of-categories perspective", Syntax of the World's Languages IV (SWL4), Lyon, 23-26 September 2010


 

Imbert, C., 2009b, "What adpositions do that satellites cannot. Semantic and conceptual constraints on Path-coding categories", Space in Language Conference, Pisa, 8-10 October 2009


 

Imbert, C., 2009a, "Affix-order constraints in Path coding: About satellites, adpositions and the gradience of categories", Association for Linguistic Typology – 8th Biennial Meeting (ALT 8), Berkeley, 23-26 juillet 2009


 

Imbert, C., 2008c, "Systems dynamics and functional motivations in Path coding. Typological description of Homeric Greek and Old English. Presentation and discussion of my PhD research results.", Linguistics Colloquium, University of Oregon, Eugene, 7 October 2008


 

Imbert, C., 2008b, "Multiple preverbation in Homeric Greek: Affix-order constraints in Path coding", Berkeley Workshop on Affix Ordering, San Francisco, 4 October 2008


 

Imbert, C., 2008a, "Path coding in Old English: Source vs. Goal asymmetry in post-verbal particles", International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 2008), Munich, 24-30 August 2008


 

Imbert, C. & Grinevald, C., 2008, "Twenty years of relational preverbs: a grammaticalization account", New Reflections on Grammaticalization 4 (NRG4), Leuven, 16-19 July 2008


 

Imbert, C. & Grinevald, C., 2008, "Twenty years of relational preverbs: a grammaticalization account", New Reflections on Grammaticalization 4 (NRG4), Leuven, 16-19 Juillet 2008


 

Imbert, C., 2007d, "Le puzzle catégoriel des adpositions en grec homérique : La solution typologique", Conférence internationale CRISCO "Autour de la Préposition (position, valeurs, statut et catégories apparentées à travers les langues)", Université de Caen, 20-22 September 2007


 

Imbert, C., 2007c, "The puzzle of Path coding in Old English: functional story of a typological shift", The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference (SHELL 2007), Nagoya University, Japan, 7-9 September 2007


 

Imbert, C., 2007b, "Typology meets ancient languages. Grammaticalization and Path coding in Homeric Greek", Deuxième Colloque International de l'Association Française de Linguistique Cognitive (AFLiCo), Université Lille 3, 10-12 May 2007


 

Imbert, C., 2007a, "The puzzle of Path coding and pattern shift in Old English: a functional story", Linguistics Department Colloquium, University of Oregon, Eugene, 13 april 2007


 

Imbert, C., 2006, "Ancient languages in a functional-typological perspective: The coding strategy(-ies) of Path in Homeric Greek", Linguistics Department Colloquium, University of Oregon, Eugene, 25 May 2006


 

Imbert, C., 2005, "The Grammaticalization of relator nouns in Turkish. Turkish 'postpositions' revisited", New Reflections on Grammaticalization 3 (NRG3), Santiago de Compostela, 17-21 July 2005




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