Sampson Korsah


  • 07/2017:
    Promotion (Dr. phil.), Universität Leipzig, Philologische Fakultät
    Dissertation: Issues in Kwa Syntax. Pronouns and Clausal Determiners
  • 2014-2017:
    Doktorand im Graduiertenkolleg Interaktion grammatischer Bausteine, Universität Leipzig
  • 2009-2011:
    M.Phil. Linguistik, University of Ghana, Legon
    MA-Arbeit: Transitivity and inherent complementation in Ga
  • 2004-2008:
    BA in Linguistics with Study of Religions, University of Ghana, Legon


  • Syntax-Morphologie-Schnittstelle
  • Syntax-Phonologie-Schnittstelle
  • Syntax und Diskurs (in Kwa-Sprachen, insbesondere Ga)


  • Korsah, Sampson & Andrew Murphy. 2017. Reduplicated indefinites in Gã: Concord or polarity?  In: V. Hohaus & W. Rothe (eds.), Proceedings of TripleA 3: Fieldwork Perspectives on the Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages, 16-31. Universität Tübingen: Tübingen.
  • Korsah, Sampson. 2016. Beyond resumptives and expletives in Akan. In: D. L. Payne, S. Pacchiarotti & M. Bosire (eds.), Diversity in African languages: Selected papers from the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (Contemporary African Linguistics 1), 103-116. Berlin: Language Science Press.
  • Korsah, Sampson & Andrew Murphy. 2016. What can tone tell us about successive-cyclic movement? Evidence from Asante Twi. In: C. Hammerly & B. Prickett (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 46, Vol. 2, 227-240. Amherst: GLSA Publications.
  • Korsah, Sampson. 2016. From polarity to reduplication in Gã. In: Katja Barnickel, Matíaz Guzmán Naranjo, Johannes Hein, Sampson Korsah, Andrew Murphy, Ludger Paschen, Zorica Puškar & Joanna Zaleska (eds.), Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeits Berichte 93), 35-55. Leipzig: Universität Leipzig.
  • Barnickel, Katja, Matíaz Guzmán Naranjo, Johannes Hein, Sampson Korsah, Andrew Murphy, Ludger Paschen, Zorica Puškar & Joanna Zaleska (eds.). 2016. Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeits Berichte 93). Leipzig: Universität Leipzig.
  • Korsah, Sampson. 2016. On deriving inherent complement verb constructionsIn: K. Bellamy, E. Karvovskaya, M. Kohlberger and G. Saad (eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XXIII, 7–9 January 2015, Paris), 52-69. Leiden: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics.
  • Korsah, Sampson. 2014. On inherent complement verb constructions in KwaIn: Anke Assmann, Sebastian Bank, Doreen Georgi, Timo Klein, Philipp Weisser & Eva Zimmermann (eds.), Topics at InfL (Linguistische Arbeits Berichte 92), 397-421. Leipzig: Universität Leipzig.
letzte Änderung: 15.08.2017