Laurenz Kornfeld, M.A.

© Dr. Annette Trabold

Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache
- Location Augustacarree -
Augustaanlage 32
D-68165 Mannheim

Office: AC/02

E-Mail: kornfeld(at)

Tel.: +49 621 / 1581 – 307
Fax: +49 621 / 1581 – 200

ORCID: 0000-0002-6349-5413


Research assistant and doctoral researcher in the "Pragmatics" Department


Research assistant and doctoral researcher in the project "Norms, Rules and Morality across Languages (NoRM-aL)"

Personal details:

  • September - December 2022: Research visit at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • since October 2020: Research assistant and doctoral researcher at the Leibniz-Institute for the German Language
  • 2019 – 2020: Student assistant in the workspace „Communication in Medicine” at Bielefeld University
  • 2017 – 2020: Master’s degree in German studies and German as a foreign language at Bielefeld University
  • 2014 – 2017: Bachelor’s degree in German studies and linguistics at Bielefeld University

Research interests:

Conversation analysis, interactional linguistics, social interaction (across languages), interpretation and understanding of social actions


Winter term 2022/2023: undergraduate course „grammar of spoken language“ at Heidelberg University
Summer term 2022: undergraduate course „conversation analysis“ at Heidelberg University


Kornfeld, L., & Rossi, G. (2023). Enforcing Rules During Play: Knowledge, Agency, and the Design of Instructions and Reminders. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 56(1), 42–64.

Kornfeld, L., Küttner, U.-A., & Zinken, J. (2023). Ein Korpus für die vergleichende Interaktionsforschung. In A. Deppermann, C. Fandrych, M. Kupietz, & T. Schmidt (Eds.), Korpora in der germanistischen Sprachwissenschaft (pp. 103–128). De Gruyter.

Küttner, U.-A., Kornfeld, L., & Zinken, J. (2023). A coding scheme for (dis)approval-relevant events involving the social sanctioning of problematic behavior in informal social interaction. Mannheim: IDS-Verlag.

Küttner, U.-A., Kornfeld, L., Mack, C., Mondada, L., Rogowska, J., Rossi, G., Sorjonen, M.-L., Weidner, M., & Zinken, J. (accepted). Introducing the “Parallel European Corpus of Informal Interaction”: A novel resource for exploring cross-situational and cross-linguistic variability in social interaction.

Kornfeld, L., Mack, C., Rogowska, J., & Schubert, M. (2023). Winter Conference in Summer: Report on the International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA) from June 26th to July 2nd 2023 in Brisbane/Meanjin (Australia). Gesprächsforschung - Online-Zeitschrift zur verbalen Interaktion, 24, 195–215. PDF

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