2006-2012: 1st State Exam (English language and literature; theology) at Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Thesis: Parasitic Gaps: An Empricial Investigation
2012-2013: Researcher at the Department of English Linguistics at Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
2012-2019: PhD in Linguistics (Cognitive Stream) at the University of British Columbia, Thesis: Commitment and Engagement: The role of Intonation in Deriving Speech Acts
since 2019: Lecturer of English Linguistics at the University of Greifswald
in print Heim, J. & M. Wiltschko. Interaction at the prosody-syntax interface. Accepted for publication in: G. Kentner & J. Kremers (Eds.) Prosody in syntactic encoding: Special Issue in Linguistische Arbeiten. De Gruyter.
2019 Heim, J. Turn-peripheral management of Common Ground: A study of Swabian gell. Journal of Pragmatics, 141, 130-146.
2016 Wiltschko, M. & J. Heim. The syntax of confirmationals. In: G. Kaltenböck, E. Keiyer and A. Lohrmann, Outside the Clause: Form and function of extra-clausal constituents, 305-340.
2016 Heim, J., H. Keupdjio, Z. W. M Lam, A. Osa-Gómez, S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko. Intonation and Particles as Speech Act Modifiers: A Syntactic Analysis. Studies in Chinese Linguistics, 37(2), 109-129.
2019 Encoding Commitment and Engagement. 4th Intonation Workshop, University of Toronto, February 15, 2019.
2018 Speech Acts Are Epiphenomenal: Deconstructing Questions and Statements. Semantics and Philosophy in Europe (SPE10), Barcelona, 17-19 December, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (with M. Wiltschko).
2018 Deaccenting and focus sensitivity. Given! A Workshop to celebrate the life and work of Michael Rochemont, University of British Columbia, December 5/6, 2018.
2017 Syntactic integration of sentential intonation. 39. Jahrestagung der DGfS – AG 6. University of Saarbrücken. March 8-10, 2017 (with M. Wiltschko).
2017 Meaning of rising intonation. 2nd Intonation Workshop, University of Toronto, February 16/17, 2017.
2015 Expertise, Distribution, and Intonation in German Peripheral Discourse Markers. 14th IPRA Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, 26-31 July 2015.
2015 Left of the left periphery: The syntax of discourse markers. WCCFL 2015, SFU, Vancouver, March 26-29, 2015 (with H. Keupdjio, A. Osa-Gómez, S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko).
2015 Requesting confirmation with intonation and sentence-peripheral discourse markers. 37. Jahrestagung der DGfS – AG 6. University of Leipzig. March 2015 (with M. Wiltschko).
2014 The syntax of sentence peripheral discourse markers. A neo-performative analysis. Outside the clause: Form and function of Extra-clausal constituents. University of Vienna. July 2014 (with M. Wiltschko).
2012 Categorizing Parasitic Gaps. Linguistic Evidence 2010. University of Tübingen, February 9, 2012.
Fields of work
Research: syntax, pragmatics, prosody, information structure, L1 acquisition, psycholinguistics
Teaching: general and applied linguistics, language practice, research methods