Dr. R.J.U. (Ronny) Boogaart

Position:
  • Lecturer
Expertise:
  • semantics and pragmatics
  • construction grammar
  • tense, aspect, modality


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2120
E-Mail: r.j.u.boogaart@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics, LUCL Nederlands
Office Address: Witte Singel-complex
P.N. van Eyckhof 1
2311 BV Leiden
Room number 2.05c


Research

  • semantics and pragmatics
  • construction grammar
  • language variation
  • tense, aspect and modality
  • imperatives
  • conditional constructions

Key publications

  • 2009. 'Semantics and pragmatics in construction grammar: the case of modal verbs'. In: Alexander Bergs & Gabriele Diewald (eds.) Contexts and Constructions. Amsterdam/Philiadelphia: John Benjamins, p. 213-241.
  • 2009. with Egbert Fortuin. 'Imperative as conditional: from constructional to compositional semantics'. Cognitive Linguistics 20, 641-673.
  • 2007. ‘Conditionele constructies met mochte(en) en moest(en) in Belgisch-Nederlands en Nederlands-Nederlands’.
  • 2007. ‘The past and perfect of epistemic modals’. In: Louis de Saussure, Jacques Moeschler & Geneveva Puskas (eds.) Recent advances in the syntax and semantics of tense, aspect and modality. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, p. 47-70.
  • 2007. with Theo A.J.M. Janssen. ‘Tense and aspect’. In: Dirk Geeraerts & Hubert Cuyckens (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. Oxford: OUP, p. 803-828.
  • 2006. with J. Diepeveen, J. Brantjes, P. Byloo, Th.A.J.M. Janssen & J. Nuyts. Modale uitdrukkingen in Belgisch-Nederlands en Nederlands-Nederlands: corpusonderzoek en enquête. (Uitgaven Stichting Neerlandistiek VU, 45) Amsterdam/Münster: Stichting Neerlandistiek VU, Nodus Publikationen, 145 pp.
  • 2004. ‘Aspect and Aktionsart’. In: G. Booij, C. Lehmann, J. Mugdan (eds.), in collaboration with W. Kesselheim and S. Skopeteas, Morphology: An international handbook on inflection and word-formation. Vol. 2. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1165-1180.  
  • 1999. Aspect and temporal ordering: a contrastive analysis of Dutch and English. Dissertation Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Teaching activities

  • Vorm & Betekenis
  • Taal in Gebruik
  • Zin & Tekst
  • Geschiedenis en Praktijk van het Taalkundig Bedrijf
  • Stilistiek
  • Norm & Taal
  • De sturende kracht van taal (MA)

CV

Born in 1968 in Kloosterzande, Zeeuws-Vlaanderen.

 1992             Doctorate Dutch Language and Culture, VU Amsterdam
 1992 Trainee EUROTRA, University of Leuven, Belgium
 1992-1996 PhD student, Dutch Language and Culture, VU Amsterdam
 1997-2006 Assistant Professor, Dutch Language and Culture, VU Amsterdam
 1999 PhD Dutch Linguistics, VU Amsterdam. Dissertation: Aspect and Temporal Ordering: A Contrastive Analysis of Dutch and English (LOT)
 1999 Lecturer, General Linguistics, Utrecht University
 2001 Lecturer, CIW, Groningen University
 2003-2006 Post-doc researcher Modal auxiliaries and alternative expressions of modality (NWO/VNC), Dutch Language and Culture, VU Amsterdam.
 2002-now Assistant Professor, Dutch language and Culture/LUCL, Leiden University
  2007-now      Co-Editor Nederlandse Taalkunde
  2008-now      Board member Belgium Netherlands Cognitive Linguistics Association

Last Modified: 11-12-2015