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Specialization Area:

Morpho-syntax–discourse interface, pragmatics, Relevance Theory, intercultural communication, Chomsky's Minimalist Programme  

Research Interests:

VSO languages Nilotic languages, Ergativity in Africa, Ergative origins of Nilotic languages, clause-chaining in Nilotic languages, conceptual and procedural interface in pragmatics 

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Schroeder, H.  Forthcoming.  Clause chaining in Nilotic languages.


Schroeder, H.  Submitted.  Clause chaining in Toposa, a pragmatic approach . Lodz Papers in Pragmatics. VOL. 9,2


Schroeder, H.  2013.  S/A pivot in Toposa clause chaining, 22 May 2013 . Nilo-Saharan-Colloqium 2013. , Cologne, Germany


Schroeder, H.  2012.  The procedures of clause-chaining., 25-26 Sep. IfRC. Interpreting for relevance: Discourse and Translation. . , Warsaw, Poland
Schröder, H.  2012.  The passive-antipassive enigma in Nilotic., 24 Aug. WOCAL 7. Language description, education, and the perservation of cultural heritage in Africa.. , Buea, Cameroon, 20-24 August
Schröder, H.  2012.  The pragmatics of clause-chaining. The case of Toposa, an Eastenn Nilotic language., 26-28 May. New developments in linguistic pragmatics.. , Lodz, Poland
Schroeder, H.  2012.  Reference assignment in pronominal argument languages – a relevance-theoretical perspective , 14-16 March . Epics V. Intercultural, cogntive and social pragmatics.. , Seville, Spain
Schroeder, H.  2012.  The passive-enigma in Nilotic, 5 December. Passive in Southern and (other Nilotic languages). , University of Nairobi, Kenya
Kihara, P, Schröder H.  2012.  A relevance-theoretical analysis of aspects of Mchongoano. Journal of Language and Linguistics . Vol 2, Department of Linguistics and Languages, University of Nairobi:63-78.
Beatrice, O, Schröder H.  2012.  The covert language in Kenyan Hip Hop lyrics. Lodz Papers in Pragmatics. Vol. 8(Issue 2:):233-264.
Schröder, H.  2012.  Incorporated subject pronouns in word order typology. Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of African Linguistics. , Cologne : Rüdiger Köppe
Schröder, H.  2012.  A Relevance-theoretic analysis of intercultural misunderstandigs. Journal of Language and Linguistics . Vol 2, Department of Linguistics and Languages, University of Nairobi:42-62.


Schroeder, H.  2011.  Toposa a clause chaining language, 2-4 December . Challenges in Nilotic languages. , Kyoto, Japan


Schröder, H.  2010.  Do high-context cultures prefer implicatures? Relevance Studies in Poland. Exploring translation and communication problems. , Warsaw : Warsaw University Press.


Schröder, H.  2008.  Word Order in Toposa: An Aspect of Multiple Feature-Checking. , Arlington, US : SIL International and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 142


Schröder, H.  2007.  Antipassive and ergative origins in Southern and Eastern Nilotic, 23rd Aug. 10th Nilo-Saharan Colloquium. , Paris, France, 22-24 August


Schröder, H.  2006.  Antipassive and ergativity in Western Nilotic and Surmic. Annual Publications in African Linguistics . 4::91-110.


Schröder, H.  2005.  Integration or disintegration of global information for innovation, 10 Dec. Innovations and Reproductions in Cultures and Societies (IRICS). , Vienna, Austria, 9-11 December
Schröder, H.  2005.  The role of language for building assumptions in the human mind, 21 September. 2nd Linguistics Symposium. , University of Nairobi, Kenya, 21-22 September
Schröder, H.  2005.  Do we speak the same language? Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences. . :64-76.., Nairobi, 17-18 March


  2004.  The sequential in Toposa., 17 Feb. 9th Nilo-Saharan Linguistic Colloquium.. , Karthoum 16-19 February
Schröder, H.  2004.  The relevance of verbal morphology in Toposa discourse. Proceedings of 4th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL. , Cologne : Rüdiger Köppe
Schröder, H.  2004.  Inflection in Toposa: A VSO language in morpho-syntactic theory.. Occasional Papers in Language and Linguistics, Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Nairobi. Vol. 2::1-16.


Schröder, H.  2003.  Inflection in Toposa: A VSO language in morpho-syntactic theory., 27 August . 1st Linguistics Symposium on Linguistics in Africa.. , University of Nairobi, Kenya, 27 August


Schröder, H.  2002.  Syntactic and discourse features in Eastern Nilotic, 26 July. Workshop on Nilotic Languages. , Leipzig, Germany, 25-27 July


Schröder, H.  1997.  Ergativity in Toposa , 2 July. WOCAL 2, World Congress of African Linguistics.. , Leipzig, Germany, 27 Jul-3 Aug


Schröder, H, Schröder M.  1987.  Vowel harmony in Toposa.. Afrikanische Arbeitspapiere. Schriftenreihe des Kölner Instituts für Afrikanistik.. 12::27-35.
Martin, S, Schröder H.  1987.  Voiceless Vowels in Toposa. Afrikanische Arbeitspapiere. Schriftenreihe des Kölner Instituts für Afrikanistik.. 12::17-26.


Schröder, H, Schröder M.  1986.  The Toposa Verb.. OPSL (Occasional Papers in Sudanese Languages.. 5::1-47.: Asian Economic and Social Society AbstractWebsite

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