CURRICULUM VITAE
CLAUDIA SASSEN

CONTACT

Universität Dortmund
Institut für Deutsche Sprache und Literatur
Emil-Figge-Straße 50
Raum 3.108
D-44221 Dortmund
Germany

Phone: +49 231 2902
Fax: +49 231 4498
Email: claudia.sassen(at)uni-dortmund(dot)de

EDUCATION

1999 - 2002 Doctoral dissertation invest in eBay shares in Pakistan, Fakultät für Linguistik & Literaturwissenschaft, Universität Bielefeld (Germany)
  Thesis: Communication in Crisis Talk
  Supervisors: Dafydd Gibbon and John Walmsley
1990 - 1996 Studies and Staatsexamen in English/biology, Universität Bielefeld
  Thesis: Phatische Kommunion: on the multi-functionality of discourse particles
  Supervisors: Dafydd Gibbon and John Walmsley

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2002 to present Researcher Institut für Deutsche Sprache und Literatur
  Universität Dortmund, Chair: Angelika Storrer
2001 - 2002 Scholarship holder Graduate Program Task-Oriented Communication, Universität Bielefeld

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2003 to present Universität Dortmund (undergraduate courses in corpus linguistics (and school teaching), discourse theory, coherence, text technology, speech education, phonetics & phonology)
1999 Universität Bielefeld (undergraduate course in linguistic analysis of hypertext)

OTHER EXPERIENCE

1998-1999 Student assistant at WDR Television, Bielefeld
1999 Journalist freelance worker, Radio Bielefeld
1995 to present Research associate for film historians invest in eBay shares

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

RESEARCH INTERESTS

ACADEMIC SERVICES

OTHER

PUBLICATIONS

MONOGRAPH

Claudia Sassen. Linguistic dimensions of crisis talk: Formalising structures in a controlled language. P&BNS. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, coming forward.

ARTICLES IN BOOK
Claudia Sassen and Peter Kühnlein. The Right Frontier Constraint as Conditional. Proceedings of CICLing 2005 (Mexico). Springer (Incs).

Claudia Sassen. Grenzen des Right Frontier Constraint im Chat. In Michael Beißwenger and Angelika Storrer, editors, Chat-Kommunikation in Beruf, Bildung und Medien: Konzepte - Werkzeuge - Anwendungsfelder. Stuttgart: ibidem, in print. Preprint: http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Curriculum/sassen_rfc.pdf

Claudia Sassen. An HPSG-based representation model for illocutionary acts in crisis talk. In Peter Kühnlein and Hannes Rieser and Henk Zeevat, editors Perspectives on Dialogue in the New Millenium. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2003, 43-57.

Claudia Sassen. Phatische Variabilität in Internet Chat Dialogen. In Caja Thimm, editor, Soziales im Netz: Sprache, soziale Beziehungen und Identität im Internet, Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 2000.

CONFERENCE PAPERS
Claudia Sassen and Dafydd Gibbon. Enhanced dialogue markup for crisis talk scenario resources. LREC 2002. Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Las Palmas.

Claudia Sassen. An HPSG-based representation model for illocutionary acts in crisis talk. BI-DIALOG 2001 5th Workshop on Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue 14-16 June, at ZiF, Bielefeld, 2001, 219-228.

Dafydd Gibbon and Claudia Sassen. Prosody particle-pairs as discourse control signs. In G. Kokkinatis, N. Fakotakis, and E. Darmatas, editors, EUROSPEECH 97, Proceedings of the 5th European conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Volume I. University of Patras, Greece, 1997.

JOURNAL Claudia Sassen. Reden, um das Schlimmste zu verhindern. Struktur von Krisengesprächen bei Flugzeugkatastrophen. In Forschung an der Universität Bielefeld, 25. Uni Bielefeld, 2003.

REPORT

Dafydd Gibbon and Claudia Sassen. Prosody particle-pairs as discourse control signs. SFB, Technical Report. 97/11. Sonderforschungsbereich an der Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, 1997.

REVIEWS
Claudia Sassen. Review of Karin Aijmer and Anna-Brita Stenström (editors). Discourse Patterns in Spoken and Written Corpora. P&BNS, Amsterdam: Benjamins. LinguistList, 2004.

Claudia Sassen. Review of Butler, Christopher S. Structure and Function. A Guide to Three Major Structural-Functional Theories: Part 2: From clause to discourse and beyond. Amsterdam: Benjamins. LinguistList, 2003.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

Claudia Sassen. From Regularities to Constaints: Enriching Annotation in Discourse Corpora. Invited Paper. Rijksuniversität Groningen. 10 November, 2004.

Claudia Sassen. Im Chat eine bedingte Beschränkung: Der Right Frontier Constraint. DGfS-Jahrestagung 2005, accepted.

Claudia Sassen. The Right Frontier in Internet Chat. Invited talk at the Symposium on Mediensprache, Universität Hannover, 5 October 2004. in preparation.

Claudia Sassen. Reden, um das Schlimmste zu verhindern. Linguistische Strukturen von Krisengesprächen bei Flugzeugkatastrophen. Talk at the Forschungskolloquium of the Institut für Deutsche Sprache und Literatur, Universität Dortmund, 24 June, 2003.

Claudia Sassen and Dafydd Gibbon. Struktur und Modellierung von Krisengesprächen. Talk at the Klausurtagung of the Graduate Program in Wünnenberg, 1 February, 2002.

Claudia Sassen. Enhanced dialogue markup for crisis talk scenario resources. Poster Presentation at LREC 2002. Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Las Palmas, 30 May, 2002.

Claudia Sassen. Generalisations of speech act sequences in a crisis talk scenario. Invited paper, workshop Sprachliche Regularitäten und Strukturen der Kommunikation in der zivilen Luftfahrt, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2 November, 2001.

Claudia Sassen. An HPSG-based representation model for illocutionary acts in crisis talk. Poster Presentation at BI-DIALOG 2001 5th Workshop on Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue 14-16 June, at ZiF, Bielefeld, 2001.

Claudia Sassen. ...Is There Anybody Out There? Techniken der Kontaktaufnahme im Internet Relay Chat. Invited paper, 29. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Angewandte Linguistik, GAL, Sprache und Technik am 25. September 1998, Dresden, 1998.

POP SCIENCE PRESENTATIONS

Claudia Sassen. Larry Semon and the Laurel & Hardy Connection. Invited talk at the 7th European Convention of the Sons of the Desert. Avifauna, Alphen-aan-den-Rijn, 8 June, 2003.

Claudia Sassen. Von Agapito bis Zigoto: Larry Semon, ein fast vergessener Weltstar. Invited talk before the Murnau Gesellschaft, 12 February, 2002.

Claudia Sassen. Die Sache mit dem 'Äh'. Eine populärwissenschaftliche Betrachtung sogenannter...äh...Diskurspartikeln. Radio programme, WDR, Eins Live. 10 January, 1999.

Claudia Sassen. Unser Boris spricht auch nicht immer flüssig. Über die Organisation von Gesprächen. Radio programme, Uni-Funk. 9 October, 1998.

POP SCIENCE ARTICLES

Claudia Sassen. From the Semon family album. Biographical notes. Slapstick!, (9), January 2004. Philadephia: Steve Rydzewski.

Claudia Sassen. The Rediscovered Semon Comedies: Frame Enlargements. Slapstick!, (7), November 2002. Philadephia: Steve Rydzewski.

Claudia Sassen. Lucille Carlisle. A Leading Lady. Slapstick!, (6), June 2002. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski. http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Larrygallery/lucille/lucille.html

Claudia Sassen. The Rediscovered Semon Comedies: Frame Enlargements. Slapstick!, (7), November 2002. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski.

Claudia Sassen. Rediscoveries and rectifications. In Slapstick!, (5), December 2001. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski. http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Larrygallery/corrections/

Claudia Sassen. Larry Semon films and their foreign titles. A filmography. Part II: The two reelers and features. Slapstick!, (4), June 2001. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski. Shortened version: http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Larrygallery/welcome.html

Claudia Sassen. Larry in Paperland. Slapstick!, (4), June 2001. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski. preprint: http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Larrygallery/paperland1/

Claudia Sassen. Larry Semon films and their foreign titles. A filmography. Part I: The one reelers. Slapstick!, (2), July 2000. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski. Shortened version: http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Larrygallery/welcome.html

Claudia Sassen. Larry Semon - How many times did he die? An investigation into the possibility of a faked death. Slapstick!, (2), July 2000. Philadelphia: Steve Rydzewski. http://www.claudia-sassen.net/Larrygallery/strange/

Claudia Sassen. Totgeglaubte Sterben Öfter? Untersuchungen zur Möglichkeit eines vorgetäuschten Ablebens. Two Tars Journal, (30), December 1999. Solingen: Laurel und Hardy Museum.



Claudia Sassen 2004-11-05