Hella Olbertz

Assistant Professor
Linguistics
University of Amsterdam
E-mail: olbertz@uva.nl
Page: http://www.uva.nl/profile/h.g.olbertz

Fields of interest:

Functional Discourse Grammar (pragmatic, semantic & syntactic aspects), grammaticalization, Spanish & Portuguese, language contact

Recent publications:

H. Olbertz
Pues en el español rural de la sierra ecuatoriana: ¿interferencia del quichua?
in: Ch. Felbeck, A. Klump, J. Kramer (eds.) America Romana: Perspektiven transarealer Vernetzungen. 179-204. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang 2013.

H. Olbertz, S. Gasparini Bastos
Spanish auxiliaries of modal necessity: objective vs. subjective?
in: J. Lachlan Mackenzie, H. Olbertz (eds.) Casebook in Functional Discourse Grammar. 277-300. Amsterdam: John Benjamins 2013.

H. Olbertz
The place of exclamatives and miratives in grammar – a Functional Discourse Grammar view.
Linguística (Rio de Janeiro) 2012/ 8: 76-98.

K. Hengeveld, H. Olbertz
Didn’t you know? Mirativity does exist!
Linguistic Typology 16/2 (2012): 487-503.

H. Olbertz
Dizque in Mexican Spanish: the subjectification of reportative meaning.
Italian Journal of Linguistics 19/1 (2008a): pp. 151-172.

Olbertz, Hella
Dar + gerund in Ecuadorian Highland Spanish: contact induced grammaticalization?
Spanish in Contact 5/1: 89-109. (2008b)