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Ilja A. Seržant (Ilja Serzants / Ilja Serzant / Илья А. Сержант)

Name:

Ilja A. Serzants

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Position:

Post-Doc

Department:

Dept. of Linguistics, Zukunftskolleg

Address:

 

Postal address:

Universitätstraße 10, 78457 Konstanz (Germany)

 

Box 216, D-78457 Konstanz

Office:

Building Y, room Y131

Phone:

+49-753 188 5672 (office)

E-mail:

ilja.serzants /at/ uni-konstanz.de

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • 2012 – PhD, University of Bergen (“Aspects of non-prototypical subjects: synchrony, diachrony and areality) in General Linguistics;
  • 2011 – dr. phil., University of Cologne (Kausativ im Tocharischen) in Historical-Comparative Indo-European Linguistics (thesis: magna cum laude / disputatio: summa cum laude);       
  • 2005 - M.A. in Indo-European Comparative Historical Linguistics and Classical Philology (Ancient Greek), University of Cologne.

Professional Assignments

  • Post-doc, (Principal Investigator), TriMCo Project, University of Mainz (2015-2017)
  • Post-doc, ZIF-Marie-Curie, (Akademischer Mitarbeiter), Zukunftskolleg (Cluster of Excellence), Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz (2013-2015), Project: The Diachronic Typology of Differential Argument Marking;
  • Scientific Employee (mokslo darbuotojas), Project: "Valency, Argument Realisation and Grammatical Relations in Baltic", University of Vilnius (2012-2015);
  • PhD Stipendiat, University of Bergen, (March 2011 – September 2012)
  • PhD Research Fellow at the Project "IECASTP", University of Bergen, (August 2008 to March 2011)
  • Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) in Lithuanian Linguistics at the Institute of Linguistics, University of Cologne (2006-2007) 
  • Participation at the Project "Incipitarium liturgischer Hymnen in ostslavischen Handschriften des 11. bis 13. Jahrhunderts“, Bonn, Patristische Kommission, NRW Akademie der Wissenschaften (2004-2005);
  • Junior Researcher at the Institute of Lithuanian Language, Department of Grammar, Vilnius, Lithuania (since 2005)

Scholarships

  • Scholarship from the Norwegian University Center in St. Petersburg (Russia) (19.09.2011-30.11.2011).
  • K. Būgos scholarship from the Lithuanian Ministry of Education (2008)
  • Graduated Scholarship ("Graduiertenstipendium") of the University of Cologne, Subject of Research "Kausativ im Tocharischen", (2005-2007)

Conference organization:

"Northwestern Russian and Belarusian dialects in the context of Dialectology, Areal Linguistics and Typology", Norwegian University Centre in St. Petersburg (together with Björn Wiemer), funded by the Norwegian University Centre.

·         "The Diachronic Typology of Differential Argument Marking", University of Konstanz, Spring 2014 (together with Alena Witzlack-Makarevich), funded by the the EU FP7 Marie Curie Zukunftskolleg Incoming Fellowship Programme, University of Konstanz (grant no. 291784).

List of Publications

Forthcoming articles

§  Nominative Case in Baltic in the Typological Perspective. Submitted to: Argument Structure and Diathesis, eds. Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau [Valency, Argument Realization and Grammatical Relations in Baltic, 2]. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins

§  Differential Argument Marking in the Latvian Debitive Construction (together with Jana Taperte).

§  An Approach to Syntactic Reconstruction. submitted to: Carlotta Vitti (ed.), Perspectives on historical syntax, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

§  Lexikalisierte Reduplikationsbildungen im Tocharischen. A forthcoming paper (submitted).

§  Quantification. Appeared in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics. Edited by: Georgios K. Giannakis. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. BRILL.

§  Caregorization and semantics of subject-like obliques: a cross-linguistic perspective. In: Helasvuo, M. L. and T. Huumo (eds.), Cognitive and interactional perspectives on non-canonical subjects [Constructional Approaches to Language]. Amsterdam & Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins. A forthcoming paper. (submitted)

§  Independent partitive as a Circum-Baltic isogloss, Journal Language Contact. (accepted)

§  Dative experiencer constructions as a Circum-Baltic isogloss. In: P. Arkadiev, A. Holvoet, B. Wiemer (eds.), Contemporary Approaches to Baltic Linguistics. De Gruyter. A forthcoming paper. (accepted)

§  Derivationelle Diathese im Tocharischen. In: Proceedings of the Scientific Conference Dedicated to Centenary since the Beginning of Decipherment of the Tocharian Texts, Moscow, RSUH – St. Petersburg, ILS, held on 25-28 of August 2008. In press. (accepted)

 

Published papers

 
  (2014) The Independent Partitive Genitive in North Russian. In: Seržant, I. A. and B. Wiemer (eds.), Contemporary Approaches to Dialectology:

             The area of North, Northwest Russian and Belarusian vernaculars, Slavica Bergensia 13. Bergen: John Grieg AS. 270-329.

  (2014) Björn Wiemer and Ilja A. Seržant, East Slavic Dialectology: Achievements and Perspectives of Areal Linguistics. In: Seržant, I. A. and B.

             Wiemer (eds.), Contemporary Approaches to Dialectology: The area of North, Northwest Russian and Belarusian vernaculars, Slavica 

             Bergensia 13. and Typology. Bergen: John Grieg AS. 11-80.

  (2014) Denotational Properties of the Independent Partitive Gentive in Lithuanian. In: Holvoet, Axel and Nicole Nau (eds.), Grammatical Relations    

            and their Non-Canonical Encoding in Baltic. [Valency, Argument Realization and Grammatical Relations in Baltic, 1]. Amsterdam/Philadelphia:              John Benjamins. 257-299.

  (2014) Ilja A. Seržant and Valgerđur Bjarnadóttir. Verbalization and non-canonical case marking of some irregular verbs in *-ē- in Baltic and

             Russian. In: Judžentis, Artūras, Tatyana Civjan and Maria Zavyalova (eds.), Balai ir slavai: dvasinių kultūrų sankritos / Балты и славяне:  

             пересечения духовных культур. Vilnius: Versmės. [Proceedings of the international conference, dedicated to the academian Vladimir 

             Toporov, The Balts and Slavs: Intersections of Spiritual Cultures.] 218-242.

(2014) “Convergence in the Baltic-Slavic Сontact Zone. Triangulation approach” (together with Björn Wiemer and Aksana Erker), In: Congruence in Contact-Induced Language Change, ed. by Besters-Dilger, Juliane / Dermarkar, Cynthia / Pfänder, Stefan / Rabus, Achim. De Gruyter. 15-42.

(2013) Rise of Canonical Subjecthood. In: Seržant, I. A. and L. Kulikov, The Diachrony of Non-canonical Subjects. SLCS 140. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 283-310.

(2013) Rise of canonical objecthood by the Lithuanian verbs of pain, Baltic Linguistics 4, 187-211.

(2013) The Diachronic Typology of Non-canonical Subjects. In: Seržant, I. A. and L. Kulikov, The Diachrony of Non-canonical Subjects. SLCS 140. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 313-360.

(2012) Morphosyntactic properties of the partitive genitive in the subject position in Ancient Greek, Indogermanische Forschungen 117, 187-204

(2012) The so-called possessive perfect in North Russian and the Circum-Baltic area. A diachronic and areal approach. Lingua 122, 356-385.

(2012) Pragmatics and Semantics of the bare Partitive Genitive in Ancient Greek. Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung STUF 65(2), 113-136.

(2011) Die Entstehung der Kategorie Inagentiv im Tocharischen. In: T. Krisch, T. Lindner, M. Crombach, S. Niederreiter (eds.), Indogermanistik und Linguistik im Dialog. Akten der XIII. Fachtung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft vom 21. bis 27. September 2008 in Salzburg: Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag. 527-537.

(2010) Phonologische Isoglossen des Hochlettischen, Nord-Ost-Litauischen, Nord-West-Russischen und Weißrussischen, Baltic Linguistics 1, 193-214.

(2009) Tempus und Aspekt im ältesten Russisch-Kirchenslavischen, untersucht an den Texten des Gottesdienstmenäums für Dezember“. In: Bibel, Liturgie und Frömmigkeit in der Slavia Byzantina. Festgabe für Hans Rothe zum 80. Geburtstag, herausgegeben von Dagmar Christians, Dieter Stern und Vittorio S. Tomelleri, München 2009, 309-328.

(2008) Относительная хронология процессов палатализации прабалт. *k в латышском. Ареальная интерпретация, Voprosy Jazykoznanija 2008 (1), 121-129. (The relative chronology of the palatalization processes of Proto-Baltic *k in Latvian. Areal interpretation.)

(2008) Die idg. Wurzeln *kelh1- „etw. bewegen“ und *kelh3- „sich erheben“, Indogermanische Forschungen 113, 59-75.

(2007) Контакты древнерусского и латышского языков в области фонетики. IN: Ареальное и генетическое в структуре славянских языков. Материалы круглого стола. РАН Институт Славяноведения. (Eds.) V. V. Ivanov, P. M. Arkadjev. 2007. 90-101. (Language contacts between Old Russian and Latvian in the domain of phonetics)

(2007) Die Bedeutung und Etymologie der tocharischen A Wurzel tsän-, Historische Sprachforschung 120 [2007], 105-114.

(2006) Daži latviešu prosodiskās sistēmas aspekti, Baltu Filoloğija XV(1/2), 2006, 95-110. (Some aspects of the prosodic system of Latvian)

(2006) Vermittlungsrolle des Hochlettischen bei den altrussischen und litauischen Entlehnungen im Lettischen, Acta Linguistica Lithuanica 55, 89-105.

(2005) Относительная хронология основных фонетических изменений в истории верхнелатышского диалекта, Acta Linguistica Lithuanica, 53 [2005], 39-90. (The relative chronology of the main phonetic changes in the history of High Latvian dialect)

(2005) Возражения к статье Росинаса „Dar dėl adesyvo kilmės aiškinimo, Acta Linguistica Lithuanica 53 [2005], 101-6. (Objections to Rosinas’ article “On the development of the adessive case”)

(2004) Einige Bemerkungen zur Geschichte des Illativs, Baltu Filoloğija XIII(1) [2004] 113-121.

(2004) К вопросу об образовании адессива, Acta Linguistica Lithuanica 50 [2004], 49-57. (On the development of the adessive case)

(2004) Zur Vorgeschichte des Inessivs im Urostbaltischen, Acta Linguistica Lithuanica 50 [2004], 59-67.

(2003) Intonationen in den suffixalen und Endsilben im Lettischen. Synchronie und Diachronie, Baltu Filoloğija XII(1) [2003], 83-123.

 

Reviews

 

(2013) Review: Вячᴇᴄлᴀʙ Вᴄ. Иʙᴀнов (отв. ред.), Пᴇᴛᴘ М. Аᴘкᴀдьᴇв (сост.), Исследования по типологии славянских, балтийских и балкан-
ских языков (преимущественно в свете языковых контактов).Санкт-Петербург: Алетейя, 2013. / Vʏᴀᴄʜᴇsʟᴀv Ivᴀɴov & Pᴇᴛᴇʀ
Aʀᴋᴀᴅɪᴇv, eds., Studies in the Typology of Slavic, Baltic and Balkan Languages (with primary reference to language contact).
St Petersburg:
Aletheia, 2013. 368 pp.ɪsʙɴ 978-5-91419-778-7, Baltic Linguistics 4, 221-243.

(2012) Review: D a n i e l P e t i t: Untersuchungen zu den baltischen Sprachen. Brill’s Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics. Vol. 4. Brill: Leiden, Boston. Historische Sprachforschung.

(2008) Review: N. Ostrowski, N o r b e r t O s t r o w s k i. Studia z historii czasownika litewskiego. Iteratiwa. Denominatiwa. Historische Sprachforschung 121, 308-320.

 

Books

 

(2014) Das Kausativ im TocharischenLINCOM Studies in Indo-European Linguistics 44, München: Lincom.

 

Editorial work

 

(2013) Seržant, I. A. and L. Kulikov (eds.), The Diachronic Typology of Non-canonical Subjects. Studies in Language Companion Series 140. Amsterdam/Philadelphia. John Benjamins.

(2014) Seržant, I. A. and B. Wiemer (eds.), Contemporary approaches to dialectology: The area of North, Northwest Russian and Belarusian vernaculars // Современные методы в диалектологии. Ареал северных, северо-западных русских и белорусских говоров. Slavica Bergensia 13. Bergen: John Grieg AS.

Seržant, I. A., A. Witzlack-Makarevich & Kelsey Mann (eds.), The Diachronic Typology of Differential Argument Marking. (in progress, to be submitted to Studies in Diversity Linguistics, Language Science Press.)

 

Member of the Editorial Board

 

(2012) Valoda: nozīme un forma. Gramatizēšanas un leksikalizēšanas latviešu valodas sistemā, // Language: Meaning and Form. Grammaticalization and Lexicalization in Latvian. Kalnača, A. and Lokmane, I. (eds.). Rīga: LU Akademiskais apgads.

Specialization

  •  Tocharian
  •  Baltic: Latvian, Lithuanian
  •  Ancient Greek
  •  Russian
  •  Old Russian, Old Church Slavonic
  •  Basic knowledge of the ancient IE languages: Hitite, Vedic, Latin
  •  Comparative historical IE Linguistics
  •  Tonology
  •  Historical contact phenomena
  •  Historical syntax

Current Classes


  • Morphology III (summer term 2014), together with Eleanor Coghill, University of Konstanz.
  • "The Notion of Subject", December 2013, University of Latvia, funded by the University of Latvia
  • "Einführung in die tocharische Sprachwissenschaft", University of Cologne (January, 2011, funded by ERASMUS)
  • "Typology", University of Bergen (Spring term 2012)

Updated February 12, 2013 by IS