Presentations

Conference Talks (Peer-reviewed)

Bergmann, Till C. & Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Construal Operations." 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, London, UK, July 2012.

Hartmann, Stefan & Pleyer, Michael. 2017. "Constructing a Protolanguage: Language Evolution and Constructionalization." Protolang 5. Ways to Protolanguage Series. Barcelona, Spain, September 2017.

Hartmann, Stefan & Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "From Construal to Construction: The Role of Conceptual Categories in Derivational Morphology and Information Structure." Concepts and Categorization in Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Philosophy, Düsseldorf, May 2013.

Hartmann, Stefan & Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Towards an Integrated Cognitive-Linguistic Theory of Morphology and Morphological Change." 12th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Edmonton, Canada, June 2013.

Littauer, Richard, Winters, James, Roberts, Seán G., Little, Hannah, Pleyer, Michael & Benzon, Bill. 2012. "Academic Research in the Blogosphere: Adapting to New Risks and Opportunities on the Internet." Digital Humanities, Hamburg, July 2012.

Nölle, Jonas, Hartmann, Stefan Tinits, Peeter & Pleyer, Michael. 2016. "Investigating the Emergence of Overspecification in an Iterated Learning Setup." 2nd Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics, Lublin, Poland, June 2016.

Nölle, Jonas, Tinits, Peeter, Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2015. "Communicative Relevance and Morphological Complexity: An Iterated Learning Approach" Protolang 4. Ways to Protolanguage Series, Rome, Italy, September 2015.

Nölle, Jonas, Tinits, Peeter, Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2015. "Experimental Approaches to the Emergence of Morphological Complexity" SLE 2015. 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaeam, Leiden, Netherlands, September 2015.

Nölle, Jonas, Tinits, Peeter, Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2015. "People make things messier: How communicative pressures shape linguistic complexity." ICLC-13. The 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Juli 2015.

Pleyer, Michael. 2019. "A cognitive perspective on pretend play and language in evolution and development." Protolang 6. Ways to Protolanguage Series. Lisbon, Portugal, September 2019.

Pleyer, Michael. 2019. "Shared Mechanisms in the Emergence of Constructions in Language Evolution and Interaction." Societas Linguistica Europea - 52nd Annual Meeting. Leipzig, August 2019.

Pleyer, Michael. 2018. "Language evolution and the emergence of constructions in interaction." 13th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Toruń, Poland, April 2018.

Pleyer, Michael. 2018. "Pretend Play, Language Acquisition, and Language Evolution from a Cognitive-Linguistic Perspective." 8th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association. Koblenz, September 2018.

Pleyer, Michael. 2015. "Protolanguage and the Dynamics of Meaning Construal” Protolang 4. Ways to Protolanguage Series, Rome, Italy, September 2015.

Pleyer, Michael. 2014. "Perspectivation, Constructions, and Language Evolution: The Social and Cognitive Foundations of the Evolution of Constructions." 8th International Conference on Construction Grammar, Osnabrück, September 2014.

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Cooperation and Constructions: Looking at the Evolution of Language from a Usage-Based and Construction Grammar Perspective." Ways to Protolanguage 3, Wrocław, Poland, May 2013.

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Identität und Perspektivität: Identitätskonstitution im Schnittpunkt von Sprache, Kognition, Kultur und Interaktion." Forum der Heidelberger Graduiertenschule für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften: Identitäten, Heidelberg, June 2013.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Studying the Acquisition and Cognitive Foundations of Construal Operations: Integrating Cognitive Linguistics, Developmental Psychology, and Language Acquisition Research." 5th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, Freiburg, October 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive-Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach." Doctoral Symposium des 11th Biannual Meeting of the German Cognitive Science Society. KogWis 2012), Bamberg, September/October 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Perspectival Construal Patterns in Language, Cognition and Interaction: Their Acquisition, Structure and Foundations." Third International Postgraduate Conference on Language and Cognition., Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive- Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach." Projektvorstellung auf der Marsilius-Sommerschule Neue interdisziplinäre Anthropologie: Leib – Geist – Kultur, Heidelberg, July 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Language, Cognition and Interaction: Studying the Acquisition of Perspectivation at the Interface of Cognitive Linguistics and Developmental Psychology." 1. Sprachwissenschaftliche Tagung für Promotionsstudierende: Problemfelder und Methoden von Promotionsprojekten, Luxembourg, March 2012.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2019. "Constructing a consensus on language evolution? Where biolinguistics and usage-based approaches meet." Protolang 6. Ways to Protolanguage Series. Lisbon, Portugal, September 2019.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartman, Stefan. 2019. "Towards a frame-based constructicon for child language acquisition: The case of the Commercial Event Frame." Towards a multilingual constructicon: issues, approaches, perspectives. Düsseldorf, December 2019.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2017. "The Role of Linguistic Frame Knowledge in the Evolution of Human Cognition and Culture: What Pretend Play Can Tell Us." Protolang 5. Ways to Protolanguage Series. Barcelona, Spain, September 2017.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2016. "Endless forms most meaningful: Language evolution and constructionalization."7th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, Universität Duisburg-Essen, October 2016.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2014. "A Matter of Perspective: Viewpoint Phenomena in the Evolution of Grammar." 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Vienna, April 2014.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2014. "Assessing the Development of Construal Operations in Corpora." 6th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, FAU Nürnberg-Erlangen, October 2014.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2013. "The Historical, Biological, and Developmental Dynamics of Language: Converging Perspectives on Language Evolution and Change." 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Oslo, Norway, August 2013.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2013. "Cognitive Foundations of Construal Operations: Perspectives from Language Change and Language Acquisition." 19th International Congress of Linguists, Geneva, Juli 2013.

Pleyer, Michael & Pleyer, Monika. 2019. "A Cognitive-Interactional Approach to the Evolution of Linguistic Im/politeness" 15th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Nishinomiya, Japan, August 2019.

Pleyer, Michael & Pleyer, Monika. 2016. "The Evolution of Im/Politeness." 11th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, New Orleans, USA, March 2016.

Pleyer, Michael & Schneider, Christian W.. 2013. "Construal, Cognition, and Comics: Analysing the multimodal construction of a Gothic autobiography in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home." Cognitive Grammar in Literature, Nottingham, February 2013.

Pleyer, Michael & Winters, James. 2013. "Language Evolution, Usage and Cognition – Towards an Integration of Cognitive Linguistics and Evolutionary Linguistics." 12th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Edmonton, Canada, June 2013.

Pleyer, Michael & Winters, James. 2012. "Integrating Cognitive Linguistics and Language Evolution Research." 43rd Poznań Linguistic Meeting. (Thematic Section: Theory and evidence in language evolution research). Poznań, Poland, September 2012.

Schneider, Christian W. & Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Cognitive Linguistics and Multimodal Poetics: Sequential and Summary Scanning in Graphic Literature." Cognition and Poetics Conference 2013, Osnabrück, April 2013.

Tinits, Peeter, Nölle, Jonas, Hartmann, Stefan, Hartmann, Thomas & Pleyer, Michael. 2016. "Plain simple complex structures: The emergence of overspecification in an Iterated Learning setup." 11th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, New Orleans, USA, March 2016.

Tinits, Peeter, Nölle, Jonas, Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2016. "How contextual pressures shape grammar: The emergence of overspecification in an Iterated Learning" 6th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Bangor, Wales, July 2016.

Winters, James & Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Cognitive Linguistics as a Framework to Study the Evolution of Language." 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Association. KogWis 2012), Bamberg, September/October 2012.

Poster Presentations (Peer-Reviewed)

Hartmann, Stefan und Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Word-Formation Change as a Window to Cognition: Construal, Conceptualization, and Patterns of Use." Manchester & Salford New Researchers Forum in Linguistics, Manchester, November 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2019. "Perspectivation and Pretend Play in Language Acquisition: A Corpus Study." 15th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Nishinomiya, Japan, August 2019.

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive- Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach." 3. Sprachwissenschaftliche Tagung für Promotionsstudierende: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf Sprache, Diskurs und Kultur, Heidelberg, April 2013.

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive- Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach." Bernese Winter School: Timing TransFormations, Münchenwiler, Switzerland, February 2013.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Cognitive Construal, Mental Spaces and the Evolution of Language and Cognition." 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "The Development of Perspective-Taking and -Setting in Language and Cognition: A Topic at the Interface of Cognitive Linguistics and Developmental Psychology." Knowledge through Interaction: How Children Learn about Self, Others and Objects, Heidelberg, March 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2011. "Thematizität und Perspektivität von Texten: der Beitrag kognitions- linguistischer und konstruktionsgrammatischer Ansätze." Konstruktionen als soziale Konventionen und kognitive Routinen: Gesprächsforschung, Text- und Diskurslinguistik im Fokus der Konstruktionsgrammatik, Düsseldorf, August/September 2011.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2016. "Construction Grammar for Apes." 11th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, New Orleans, March 2016.

Pleyer, Michael & Lindner, Nicolas. 2014. "Constructions, Construal and Cooperation in the Evolution of Language." 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Wien, April 2014.

Pleyer, Michael & Zettersten, Martin. 2012. "From Cognition to Corpus, from Corpus to Cognition: Corpus research in child language can benefit from research in developmental psychology, and vice versa." 11th Biannual Meeting of the German Cognitive Science Society (KogWis 2012), Bamberg, September/October 2012.

Workshops (Peer-Reviewed)

Pleyer, Michael, Hartmann, Stefan & Winters, James. 2015. "Cognitive Linguistics and the Evolution of Language: Converging Perspectives" ICLC-13. The 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Juli 2015.

Invited Talks / Talks without Peer-Review

Pleyer, Michael. 2019. "Becoming Language-Ready: A Short Introduction to the Evolution of Language." Institut für Computerlingusitik, Universität Heidelberg, April 2019.

Pleyer, Michael. 2018. "Konstruktionsgrammatik für Menschen und (andere) Affen: Konstruktionalisierung und die Evolution der Sprache(n)" Institut für Germanistik, Universität Bamberg, December 2018.

Pleyer, Michael. 2015. "Grammatikalisierung und Sprachevolution.“ Gastvortrag im Seminar „Ins Zentrum der Sprache und wieder zurück: Grammatikalisierung, Degrammatikalisierung, Lexikalisierung." Deutsches Institut, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, January 2015.

Pleyer, Michael. 2015. "Language Evolution and Cognitive Linguistics." Gastvortrag an der School of English and American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, März 2015.

Pleyer, Michael. 2015. "Metaphor and Cognition: Perspectives from Evolutionary Linguistics and Language Acquisition." Cognitive Explorations into Metaphor: Metaphern kognitiv VI, Anglistisches Seminar, Universität Heidelberg, June 2015.

Pleyer, Michael. 2015. "Wie fliegende Schweine in den Kopf kommen. Die Entstehung von Bedeutung in Sprache, Denken und Interaktion." Interdisziplinäre Vortragrsreihe Heidelberg: Grenzüberschreitungen und Wendepunkte, Universität Heidelberg, June 2015.

Pleyer, Michael. 2014. "Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition – A Cognitive-Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach", Anglistisches Seminar, Universität Heidelberg, November 2014.

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Die Konstruktion von Bedeutung in Sprache, Kognition und Interaktion." Germanistisches Seminar, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, June 2013.

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. "Meaning Construction and Language Evolution – Integrating Cognitive Linguistics and Evolutionary Linguistics." Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, November 2013.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive-Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach.<3 Graduiertenkolloquium "Erinnerung" der Graduate School des Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, Universität Bern, Switzerland, October 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "Perspektivität in Sprache und Denken: kognitive, linguistische und evolutionäre Aspekte." Forum 2012 der Heidelberger Graduiertenschule für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften, Heidelberg, June 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. "'A burgeoning literature, most of which in my view is total nonsense' – Current Issues and Controversies in Language Evolution Research." 51. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft, Stuttgart, May 2012.

Pleyer, Michael. 2011. "'It was the nightingale, and not the lark' – Information Structure, Perspectivation and Cognition." 50. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft, Göttingen, November 2011.

Pleyer, Michael. 2011. "Perspective-Taking in Language and Cognition – What is it? Who has it? How does it develop? How did it evolve?" 49. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft, Leipzig, June 2011.

Pleyer, Michael & Hartmann, Stefan. 2012. "Language Change and Language Acquisition as Windows to Cognition: The Case of Linguistic Construal Operations." Vortrag auf der 52. Studentischen Tagung Sprachwissenschaft. 52. StuTS), Berlin, November 2012.

Rohlfing, Katharina, Coventry, Kenny, Anishchanka, Alena, Jelec, Anna, Gondorf, Carsten, Günther, Franziska, Wrede, Julia, Hassemer, Julius, Pleyer, Michael & DeCot, Bridgette. 2011. "Placement Verbs and Linguistic Relativity." Workshop Empirical Methods in Cognitive Linguistics, Freiburg, March 2011.