Prof. Dr. Beate Hampe

beate.hampe@uni-erfurt.de

Vice President for International Affairs (Presidium)

Contact

Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / room 606

+49 361 737-4349

Office hours

Please register by e-mail via the secretariat (Verena Ferda verena.ferda@uni-erfurt.de)

Coordinator of English and American Studies (Faculty of Philosophy)

Contact

Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / Raum 606

+49 361 737-4349

Office hours

Tuesday, 14:00 to 15:30, please register by e-mail via the secretariat (Verena Ferda verena.ferda@uni-erfurt.de)

Visiting address

Campus
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt

Mailing address

Universität Erfurt
Philosophische Fakultät
Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Professor of Language and its Structure (esp. English Linguistics) (Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft)

Contact

Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / Raum 606

+49 361 737-4349

Office hours

Tuesday, 14:00 to 15:30, please register by e-mail via the secretariat (Verena Ferda verena.ferda@uni-erfurt.de)

Visiting address

Campus
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt

Mailing address

Universität Erfurt
Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft
Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Prof. Dr. Beate Hampe

Curriculum Vitae

since April 2009: Professor of "Language and its Structure" (esp. English Linguistics) at the Linguistics Seminar of the University of Erfurt

  • since May 2021: Vice President (International Affairs)
  • April 2017 -  April 2021: Senator
  • Oct 2011 - Sept 2014: Vice dean (Student Affairs) of the Philosophical Faculty

2007-2009: Senior Lecturer in English Linguistics ("Akademische Rätin") at the Institute of English/American Studies of the University of Jena

  • Winter 2007-08: Deputy Professor of English Linguistics at Erfurt University

2000-2007: post-doc research & teaching fellow  ("wissensch. Assistentin, C1) at the Chair of English Linguistics of the Institute of English and American Studies (Prof. Hübler) of the University of Jena

  • Winter 2006/07: Deputy Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Rostock

1994-1999: junior teaching and research fellow (0.5) at the Chair of English Linguistics of the Institute of English and American Studies (Prof. Hübler) of the University of Jena

  • 1999: Dr. phil. (m.c.l.)
  • Autumn 1997: Research fellow ("Gastwissenschaftlerin") at the Linguistics Institute of the University of California at Berkeley (local host Prof. George Lakoff, DAAD grant)

1987-1994: Student at the University of Jena (English/American & German Studies, Pedagogy and Psychology)

  • 1994: First State Exam English/American and German Studies (Teacher's degree at M.A. level)
  • Sept 1992 - Aug 1993: Student at the University of London, QMW College; DAAD-grant
  • March 1992- July 1993: Student at Oxford Brookes University (Erasmus)

Supervision and Reviewing

Ph.D. Supervision:

  • Matthias Altmann, M.A. (Erfurt University, ongoing)

  • Dr. phil. Volodymyr Dekalo (Erfurt University, with Prof. Dr. Antje Lüdeling, Berlin, finished 2018)

  • Dr. phil. Susanne Hoppe (Erfurt University, with Prof. Dr. Karlfried Knapp, finished 2013)

External and second reviews: Ph.D. thesis and Habilitations

  • Nina Julich, M.A. (external PhD review, Leipzig University, finished 2019)

  • PD Dr. phil. habil. Natalia Levshina (external review of thesis for Habilitation, Leipzig University, finished 2019)

  • Laurence Romaine, Ph.D. (external PhD review, Université de Lille, finished 2018)

Reviewing

  • Humboldt Foundation

  • German Research Fund (DFG)

  • Volkswagen-Foundation

Journal collaborations and publications

  • Cognitive Semantics: Associate editor since Spring 2019

  • Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GLCA): Board member

  • Linguistics Applied:  Board member

Ad hoc reviews for academic journals and associations since 2006

  • Cognitive Linguistics

  • Cognitive Science (linguistics section)

  • Cognitive Semantics

  • Constructions (e-journal. special issue on Construction Grammar)

  • Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory

  • English Language and Linguistics

  • International Journal of Applied Linguistics

  • Journal of English Linguistics

  • Journal of Linguistics

  • Journal of Pragmatics

  • Language Sciences

  • Lingua

  • Linguistics Vanguard

  • Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics

  • (Annual) Review of Cognitive Linguistics

  • de Gruyter Mouton monograph series: Trends in Linguistics

  • John Benjamins' monograph series: Human Cognitive Processing

  • Philological Society (U.K.): Monographs

Publications

Buchcover Hampe Metaphor and Embodied Cognition
Buchcover Hampe From Perception to Meaning
Buchcover Hampe Superlative Verbs

Monographs and publications

2018   Beate Hampe & Susanne Flach (eds.), Corpus. Constructions. Cognition. Special Issue of Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA-6), Boston & Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton

2017    Hampe, Beate (ed.), Metaphor. Embodied Cognition & Discourse. Cambridge, etc.: Cambridge University Press

[Review by Terese Thonus in: Metaphor and the Social World 9:1 (2019), 139-146]

2005    Hampe, Beate (ed., in Cooperation with Joseph E. Grady). From Perception to Meaning: Image Schemas in Cognitive Linguistics. Cognitive Linguistic Research 29. Berlin/New York, Mouton de Gruyter.

2002    Hampe, Beate. Superlative Verbs. A corpus-based study of semantic redundancy in English verb-particle constructions. Tübingen, Gunter Narr Verlag.

[Review by Christoph Schubert in: Anglia 123:1(2005), 109-114]

Articles and Reviews

I share my papers at academia.edu and ResearchGate.

2022.   Between embodiment and usage: Conventionalized figurative expressions and the notion of 'idiom set'. In: Herbert Colston, Teenie Matlock & Gerard Steen (eds.), Dynamism in Metaphor and Beyond (pp. 157-190), Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins

2018    (with Susanne Flach) Corpora. Constructions. Cognition. Editorial. In Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA-6, Special Issue: Corpora. Constructions. Cognition., edited by Beate Hampe und Susanne Flach): 1-8

2018    (with Stefan Th. Gries)  Syntax from and for discourse II. More on complex sentences as meso-constructions. In Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA-6 Special Issue: Corpora. Constructions. Cognition., edited by Beate Hampe und Susanne Flach): 115-142

2017    (with Volodymyr Dekalo) Complementing Collostructional Analysis by Cluster and Network Analyses. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA-5) 2017(5): 145-178. 

2017    Embodiment & discourse: Dimensions and dynamics of metaphor theory. In: Beate Hampe (ed.), Metaphor: Embodied Cognition & Discourse (pp. 3-23). Cambridge, etc.: CUP

2016    Language and perception. Entry in the new edition of the SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology, ed. by Harold L. Miller (pp. 664-666). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

2015    Syntax from and for discourse: Adverbial Clauses as item-specific constructions in Spontaneous Spoken English. Zeitschrift für Anglistik/Amerikanistik (Special Issue: "Constructions - Aspects of Construction Grammar" ed. by Susen Faulhaber and Thomas Herbst) 63-3: 295-322

2015    Review of "The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics" (ed. by Jeannette Littlemore and John Taylor, London/New York: Bloomsbury 2014). Cognitive Linguistics 26-3: 549-560

2014    More on the as-predicative: Granularity issues in the description of construction networks. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA-2), edited by Susanne Flach & Martin Hilpert. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter Mouton: 207-234

2013    [reprint of 2011a] In: Cognitive Linguistics: The Quantitative Turn. The Essential Reader. L.A.Janda (ed.), Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter Mouton: 141-176

2013    (with Christian Lehmann) Partial Coreference. Languages Across Boundaries. D. Bakker and M. Haspelmath (eds.), Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter Mouton: 171-208

2012    Transitive phrasal verbs in acquisition and use. A view from Construction Grammar. Language Value 4(1): 1-31

2011a    Discovering constructions by means of collostruction analysis: The English Denominative Construction. Cognitive Linguistics 22(2): 211-245.

2011b    Metaphor, constructional ambiguity and the causative resultatives. Windows to the Mind. S. Handl and H.-J. Schmid (eds.). Berlin/New York, Mouton de Gruyter: 185-215.

2010    (with Gries, S. T., and Doris Schönefeld). Converging Evidence II: More on the association between verbs and constructions. Empirical and Experimental Methods in Cognitive/Functional Research. S. Rice and J. Newman (eds.). Stanford, CA, CSLI Publications: 59-72.

2009    Review of Hilpert, M., “Germanic Future Constructions. A Usage-based Approach.” Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics 7: 345-356.

2006    (with D. Schönefeld) Syntactic leaps or lexical variation? – More on "Creative Syntax". Corpora in Cognitive Linguistics. Corpus-based Approaches to Syntax and Lexis. S. T. Gries and A. Stefanowitsch (eds.). Berlin/New York, Mouton de Gruyter: 127-157.

2005a    When down is not bad and up not good enough: A usage-based assessment of the plus-minus parameter in image-schema theory. Cognitive Linguistics 16(1): 81-112.

2005b    On the role of iconic motivation in conceptual metaphor: Has metaphor theory come full circle? Outside-In. Inside-Out. W. J. Herlofsky, C. Maeder and O. Fischer (eds.) Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 39-66.

2005c   Image Schemas in Cognitive Linguistics. Introduction. From Perception to Meaning: Image Schemas in Cognitive Linguistics. B. Hampe (ed. in cooperation with J. Grady). Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter: 1-12

2005    (with Gries, S. T., and Doris Schönefeld). Converging evidence: Bringing together experimental and corpus data on the associations of verbs and constructions. Cognitive Linguistics 16(4): 635-676.

2003    (with D. Schönefeld). Creative syntax: Iconic principles within the symbolic. From Sign to Signing. W. G. Müller and O. Fischer (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 243-261.

2000    Facing up to the meaning of 'face up to': A cognitive semantico-pragmatic analysis of an English verb-particle construction. Constructions in Cognitive Linguistics. Selected Papers from the Fifth International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Amsterdam 1997. A. Foolen and F. van der Leek (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 81-102

1999    (with Doris Schönefeld) Review: Alfred Wollmann, Präpositionalphrasen im Englischen./ Frank Boers, Spatial Prepositions and Metaphor. Anglia, Zeitschrift für Englische Philologie. Band 117(3): 430-438.

1997    Towards a solution of the phrasal verb puzzle: Considerations on some scattered pieces. Lexicology 3/2: 203-243

Selected Talks and Conference Presentations

2019

  • Corpus data and Embodiment? A multimodal analysis of the idiom set "Up to X's BODY PART in Y". Invited Talk at the Institute of English/American Studies at the University of Freiburg

2018

  • Multimodal constructions? A quantitative study of correlated verbal and gestural instantiations of prototypical realisations of the English Caused-Motion Construction. Presentation (with Irene Mittelberg, Peter Uhrig, Mark Turner) at the AELCO-11, Oct 2018, Cordoba University 
  • There cx ‘in the wild’. Final report on a quantitative pilot study. Presentation (with Irene Mittelberg, Peter Uhrig, Mark Turner) at the DGKL/GCLA-8, Sept 2018, University of Koblenz-Landau

2017

  • Multimodal constructions? There cx ‘in the wild’. Presentation (with Irene Mittelberg, Peter Uhrig, Mark Turner) at the ICMC-1, Universität Osnabrück, June 2017 

2016

  • Embodiment & Discourse: Dimensions & Dynamics of Metaphor Theory. Presentation at the RaAM-11, Free University of Berlin, July 2016
  • Constructional underspecification in English. A contrastive approach bringing together corpus data and experiment. Presentation at the DGKL/GCLA-7, University of Duisburg-Essen, Okt. 2016

2014

  • Salience in Usage-Based Construction Grammar. Poster at the CSDL-12 ("Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language"), University of California at St. Barbara, CA
  • Where/when Valency Theory and Construction Grammar Meet. Presentation at the DGKL/GCLA-6, Erlangen, Dtl.
  • Constructional Underspecification in English: A Contrastive Approach. Presentation at the ICCG-8 (8th International Construction Grammar Conference), Osnabrück, Dtl. and at the UK-CLC5 (5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference), Lancaster, UK
  • Metaphor, Embodied Cognition and Discourse. Dimensions and Dynamics of Metaphor Theory,
    Introduction/opening lecture to the workshop "Metaphor. From Embodied Cognition to Discourse", RaAM-10, Cagliari, Italy; Organisation (with Gerard Steen) of the international workshop Metaphor: From Embodied Cognition to Discourse (supported by the Thyssen Foundation) as part of the RaAM-10 ("Researching and Applying Metaphor", Cagliari, Italy)

2013

  • Construction Networks: More on the as-predicative. Vortrag at the "12. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference" (ICLC-12), Edmonton, Canada

2011

  • A construction-grammarians’s view on verb-particle constructions. Keynote Lecture at the "3rd International Seminar on Metaphor and Discourse: VPCs and their underlying semantic systems" (Okt. 2011, University of Jaume I, Castelló de la Plana, Spain)
  • A cartoon of an intellectual, a hell of a lot of trouble and a bit of a loose end: Expressive binominals in the BNC. Presentation at the 2nd tri-annual confererence of the Society of the Linguistics of English (ISLE 2; Juni 2011, Boston University, Boston, Ma., USA)

2010

  • Primary Metaphor Theory and Beyond - An Invitation, paper at RaAM 8 (VU Amsterdam, NL)
  • Iconic clause ordering and discourse function of initial adverbial clauses, paper at UK-CLC 3 (Hatfield, U.K.)

2008

  • 'Have one's N V-ed': The English "passive of experience"?, paper at the second tri-annual confererence of the Society of the Linguistics of English (ISLE-1, Freiburg)
  • Watching syntactic networks grow, paper at the third bi-annual conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL-3, Leipzig)

2006

  • The English resultative and related constructions: verb-class based generalizations?, invited talk at the Institute of English Studies, University of Mainz, Linguistics Colloquium
  • Quantitative Corpus Evidence on constructional distinctions in complex-transitive argument structures, invited talk (with Doris Schönfeld) at the Institute of Linguistics and Phonetics, University College London, Linguistics Colloquium
  • Revisiting the Productivity of Conceptual Metaphors with Argument-Structure Constructions, paper at the second bi-annual conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL-2, Munic, Germany)
  • The English Denominative Construction, paper at the 8th Conference on “Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language” (CSDL-8, San Diego, USA)

2005

  • Corpus Data and Constructional Polysemy, paper (with Stefan Th. Gries and Doris Schönefeld) at the First Biannual Conference of the British Cognitive Linguistics Association "New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics" (UK-CLC 1, Brighton, U.K.)
  • To keep (or not to keep) the caused-motion and resultative constructions apart. Corpus evidence on some debated distinctions, paper at "New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics" (Brighton, UK-CLC 1, Brighton, U.K.)

2004

  • On Constructional Polysemy, paper (with Stefan Th. Gries and Doris Schönefeld) at the 1st Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association "Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics" (DGKL-1, Hamburg, Germany)
  • The Conceptual Theory of Metaphor, invited talk at the University of Jena, Institute of German Studies, Post-gradual/Ph.D. course in Cognitive and Text Linguistics
  • Converging Evidence II. More on the Association of Verbs and Constructions, paper (with Stefan Th. Gries and Doris Schönefeld) at the 7th Conference on “Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language” (CSDL-7, Edmonton, Canada)
  • Converging Evidence on the Association of Verbs and Constructions, paper (with Stefan Th. Gries and Doris Schönefeld) at the 3rd International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG-3, Marseille, France)

2003

  • Has metaphor theory come full circle? Correspondence vs. similarity in Conceptual Metaphor Theory, paper at the “4th Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature” (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium).
  • Creative Syntax II. What corpus linguists see that other analysts may not, paper (with D. Schönefeld) at the “4th Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature” (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
  • Goldberg Variations: metaphor and the complex-transitive constructions in English, paper at the 8th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-8, La Rioja, Spain)

2001

  • Are evaluative dimensions of positive or negative polarity inherent in image schemas? A contribution to the debate on the nature of image schemas, paper at the 7th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-7, St. Barbara, USA)
  • Creative Syntax. Iconic Principles within the Symbolic, paper (with D. Schönefeld) at the “3rd Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature” (Jena, Germany)