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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Germanic Linguistics

Birgit Alber

Courses

Comparative Grammar of German and Italian

12415C · L-LIN/14 · LM-85 bis Education German section · DE

German Dialectology

54107A · L-LIN/14 · LM-39 Applied Linguistics · DE

German Linguistics

13405C · L-LIN/14 · LM-85 bis Education Ladin section · DE

German Linguistics

12405A · L-LIN/14 · LM-85 bis Education German section · DE

German Linguistics (Lab.)

12405B · L-LIN/14 · LM-85 bis Education German section · DE

Main Research Areas

- the phonology of German and its varieties
- description and analysis of the Germanic varieties of Northern Italy (Tyrolean, Mòcheno and Cimbrian), compared to their Romance contact varieties
- theoretical phonology in the framework of Optimality Theory (the analysis of linguistic typologies)
- analysis of the stress patterns of the world's languages
- prosodic morphology (the typology of truncation)

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