Thesis topic proposal
Tibor Laczkó
Non-Finite Clauses in English (and Hungarian)


Institute: University of Debrecen
Doctoral School of Linguistics

Thesis supervisor: Tibor Laczkó
Location of studies (in Hungarian): DE, Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1., Főép. 115. "oktatói szoba"
Abbreviation of location of studies: DEBTK

Description of the research topic:

The research can either concentrate solely on English phenomena or investigate English and Hungarian comparatively. The proposed framework is generative grammar (two salient models: Lexical-Functional Grammar and the Minimalist Program). In the case of LFG, implementational issues may receive special attention. Each of the following topics is a potential dissertation topic.
• Infinitival clauses
• Participial clauses
• Non-verbal clauses

Number of students who can be accepted: 3

Deadline for application: 2016-11-15

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