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  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

20012018
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Personal profile

Education information

MA 8.9.1999 (main subject: German Philology; secondary subjects: English Philology (including an MA thesis in secondary subject), Nordic Languages, Danish Language and Culture, Subject Teacher's Pedagogical Studies)

Licentiate of Philosophy 21.12.2001

Doctor of Philosophy 14.11.2007

Associate Professor of German Language 20.1.2015

Description of research and teaching

My research concentrates on grammar models aiming at describing the representation of language in cognition and processes creating such mental grammars (grammaticalization). My teaching concentrates on the grammar of contemporary German, basics of German studies and linguistics, as well as German as a foreign language.

Education information

MA 8.9.1999 (main subject: German Philology; secondary subjects: English Philology (including an MA thesis in secondary subject), Nordic Languages, Danish Language and Culture, Subject Teacher's Pedagogical Studies)

Licentiate of Philosophy 21.12.2001

Doctor of Philosophy 14.11.2007

Associate Professor of German Language 20.1.2015

Keywords

  • 6121 Languages
  • German language
  • Construction Grammar
  • grammaticalization
  • Foreign language education

Publications 2001 2018

Argument structure constructions among German prepositional objects

Rostila, J. P., Jul 2018, Constructional Approaches to Syntactic Structures in German. Boas, H. C. & Ziem, A. (eds.). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, p. 406-446 41 p. (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]; no. 322).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Goldberg's Rely On construction: Overreliance on generalization?

Rostila, J. P., 30 May 2018, Changing Structures: Studies in constructions and complementation. Kaunisto, M., Höglund, M. & Rickman, P. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 55-68 14 p. (Studies in Language Companion Series; no. 195).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Zur Integration von Argumentstrukturkonstruktionen in das Historisch syntaktische Verbwörterbuch

Rostila, J., 2016, Historisch syntaktisches Verbwörterbuch: Valenz- und konstruktionsgrammatische Beiträge. Greule, A. & Korhonen, J. (eds.). Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang , p. 261-276 16 p. (Finnische Beiträge zur Germanistik; no. 34).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Inside Out: Productive German Prepositional Objects as an Example of Complements Selecting Heads

Rostila, J. P., 2015, Perspectives on Complementation: Structure, Variation and Boundaries. Höglund, M., Rickman, P., Rudanko, J. & Havu, J. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 34-51 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Finnische Germanistentagung 2012: Einblicke und Aussichten

Richter-Vapaatalo, U. (ed.), Hyvärinen, I. (ed.) & Rostila, J. P. (ed.), 2014, Peter Lang . 321 p. (Finnische Beiträge zur Germanistik; no. 30)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Projects 2013 2017

Activities 2005 2018

Constructional semantics (Event)

Jouni Rostila (Assessment)
1 Apr 201815 May 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

Suomen kielitieteellinen yhdistys (SKY) ry (External organisation)

Jouni Rostila (Chair)
28 Feb 201830 Jan 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Grammatikalisierte Präpositionalobjekte und andere Argumentstrukturkonstruktionen im Deutschen: Eine Standortbestimmung

Jouni Rostila (Speaker)
26 Apr 201827 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Constructional semantics

Jouni Rostila (Chair of organizing committee), Gaidig Hervea Lucille Dubois (Secretary of organizing committee), Markus Veli Juhani Hamunen (Member of organizing committee), Jaakko Matti Leino (Member of organizing committee)
24 Aug 201825 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Funktionsverbgefüge in den germanischen Sprachen / Light verb constructions in Germanic languages

Jouni Rostila (Speaker: Keynote)
17 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks