Benjamin Saade, M.A. (Wiss. Mitarbeiter)

Malta-Zentrum / Malta Centre

E-Mailbsaade@uni-bremen.de
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Telefon0421 218-68381
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http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/maltacentre/

Curriculum Vitae

2010: Magister Artium, General Linguistics & English, Universität Bremen

2011: International Association of Maltese Linguistics (GĦILM)

since 2012: Research assistant at the Malta Centre, Universität Bremen

Teaching

  • Grammatische Probleme des Maltesischen - Vertiefung (SS 2017)
  • Maltesische Texte - Vertiefung (WS 2016/17)
  • Introduction to phylogenetic methods in Linguistics (WS 2015/16, with Eeva Sippola)
  • Maltesisch typologisch betrachtet (SS 2015)
  • Methoden für die Erstellung linguistischer Projektarbeiten am Beispiel des Maltesischen (WS 2014/2015)
  • Maltesisch I (WS 2014/2015) with Thomas Stolz
  • Einführung in das Maltesische (SS 2014) with Thomas Stolz
  • Nicht-Indoreuropäische Sprachen Europas: Ein Themenüberblick (WS 2013/2014) with Aina Urdze, Thomas Stolz, Lidia Mazzitelli and Tamar Reseck

Organized Workshops / Conferences

  • Practical Maltese Language Classes - Beginner + Advanced. (September 2017), Universität Bremen.
  • Practical Maltese Language Classes - Beginner + Advanced. (September 2016), Universität Bremen.
  • Malta week, Universität Bremen (February 2016)
  • Practical Maltese Language Class (September 2015), Universität Bremen.
  • 5th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Università degli Studi di Torino (June 2015) with Mauro Tosco
  • Grazzi, Bernard! Honoring the contribution of Bernard Comrie to Maltese Linguistics, MPI-EVA Leipzig (April 2015)
  • Workshop on Maltese English in the context of learner varieties, Universität Bremen (March 2015) with Marcus Callies
  • Maltese week, Universität Bremen (March 2015)
  • Workshop "Topics in Maltese Linguistics", Universität Bremen ( June 2014)
  • 4th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Université Lyon 2 (June 2013) with Gilbert Puech
  • Malta Centre Colloquium (June 2012)

Research Interests

  • Maltese
  • Morphology
  • Productivity
  • Language contact
  • Pronouns / Person marking
  • Languages of the Mediterranean
  • Frequency effects
  • Corpus methods
  • Grammaticalization
  • Typology

Publications

Saade, Benjamin. to appear 2018. Assessing productivity in contact: Italian derivation in Maltese. Linguistics.

Saade, Benjamin & Mauro Tosco (eds.). 2017. Advances in Maltese Linguistics. (Studia Typologica 21). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Puech, Gilbert & Benjamin Saade (eds.). 2016. Shifts and Patterns in Maltese. (Studia Typologica 19). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Saade, Benjamin. 2016. Adverbial derivation in Maltese and Italian: A starting point for studies in cross-linguistic productivity. STUF - Language Typology and Universals 69(4).

Stolz, Thomas & Benjamin Saade. 2016. On short and long forms of personal pronouns in Maltese. In Gilbert Puech & Benjamin Saade (eds.), Shifts and Patterns in Maltese, 199–268. (Studia Typologica 19). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Saade, Benjamin. 2012. Pro-drop systems in Maltese and Italian: a quantitative approach. Ilsienna - Our Language: Working Papers of the International Association of Maltese Linguistics (GĦILM) 2. 67–78.

Presentations

June 2017: Assessing productivity in contact: Italian derivation in Maltese. 6th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Comenius University Bratislava.

April 2017: Produktivität und Sprachkontakt: Romanische Derivation im Maltesischen. Forschungskolloquium Romanistik, Universität Bremen.

June 2016: Productivity of Romance derivation in Maltese (poster). Summer School in Languages and Linguistics of the Mediterranean. Università degli Studi di Cagliari.

April 2016: Romance derivation in Maltese: a project description. Linguistic Circle talk, University of Malta.

September 2015: HOLDING WITH OBLIGATION WITHOUT HAVING: A unique grammaticalization path in Balto-Finnic? (poster with Aina Urdze). 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (Leiden).

September 2015: Adverbial derivation in Maltese and Italian: a starting point for studies in crosslinguistic productivity. 10th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting, University of Haifa.

June 2015: Reference in Maltese discourse: a first attempt. 5th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Università degli Studi di Torino.

May 2015: Korpusbasierte Ansätze am Beispiel „kleinerer“ Sprachen. Ringvorlesung Korpuslinguistik, Universität Bremen.

April 2015: Full and reduced pronouns in Maltese. Grazzi, Bernard! Honoring the contribution of Bernard Comrie to Maltese Linguistics, MPI-EVA Leipzig.

March 2015: Potatoes, stereotypes and survey data: approaches to the linguistic landscape of Malta. Workshop on Maltese English in the context of learner varieties, Universität Bremen.

December 2014: Von halten zu müssen ohne haben: Ein seltener Grammatikalisierungspfad im Estnischen (with Aina Urdze). 7. Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universität Oldenburg.

September 2014: Full and reduced pronouns in Maltese. 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Poznan (awarded with the prize for 2nd best PhD presentation).

June 2014: On determining what makes pronouns long or short. Workshop "Topics in Maltese Linguistics", Universität Bremen.

March 2014: Null subjects in Maltese. Linguistisches Kolloquium "The concept of zero in modern linguistics", Universität Bremen.

Dezember 2013: Personalpronomen im Maltesischen und im Mittelmeerraum. 6. Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, Jacobs University Bremen.

June 2013: Von Kartoffelbauern und Sliema Girls: Spracheinstellungen auf Malta.Linguistisches Kolloquium "Sprache und Identität", Universität Bremen.

June 2013: The long and short about personal pronouns in Maltese (with Thomas Stolz). 4th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Université Lyon 2.

June 2013: Adverbial derivation in Maltese and Italian: a starting point for studies in crosslinguistic productivity. 4th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Université Lyon 2.

February 2013: Adverbderivation im Sprachvergleich Italienisch - Maltesisch. Linguistisches Kolloquium "Wortbildung", Universität Bremen.

June, 2012: „Jiena u inti“ jew „inti u jiena“? Binomials of personal pronouns in Maltese as an indicator for markedness. Malta Centre Colloquium, Universität Bremen.

March, 2012: Ich und du, Müllers Kuh: (Un)umkehrbare Zweierverbindungen als eine Diagnostik für Markiertheit in Pronominalsystemen. 1. STaPs (Sprachwissenschaftliche Tagung für Promotionsstudierende), Universität Luxemburg.