Jordan Chark

Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS)

Jordan Chark is a doctoral researcher (MGK Fellow) in the DFG project A05 Modeling meaning-driven register variation within the framework of the SFB 1412 Register: Language-Users’ Knowledge of Situational-Functional Variation / Research area 4 ‘Semantics & Pragmatics’.

Chark’s dissertation proposal is entitled “Understanding meaning-based variation along the grammaticalization trajectory” and situates itself within the wider goal of project A05 to model meaning-based variation. Chark intends to do so by investigating the following question: How does variation in synchrony relate to well-established patterns of diachronic change?


A05 Modeling meaning-driven register variation


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