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Full Title: GLOW Workshop Series: The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages 1

      
Short Title: TripleA 1
Location: Tübingen, Germany
Start Date: 11-Jun-2014 - 13-Jun-2014
Contact: Vera Hohaus
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://semanticsofaaa.wordpress.com
Meeting Description: The Universities of Tübingen and Potsdam are proud to announce TripleA 1, a
workshop focusing on the cross-linguistic formal semantics of understudied
languages from Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania.

Invited Speakers:

Manfred Krifka (ZAS/ Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
Kilu von Prince (ZAS, Berlin)
Miriam Butt (Universität Konstanz)
Walter Bisang (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) -to be confirmed-

Organizing Committee:

Sigrid Beck (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Polina Berezovskaya (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Vera Hohaus (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Anna Howell (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Pritty Patel-Grosz (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Konstantin Sachs (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Mira Grubic (Universität Potsdam)
Anne Mucha (Universität Potsdam)
Malte Zimmermann (Universität Potsdam)

Sponsors:

This workshop is under the patronage of GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the
Old World) and is funded by the cross-linguistic projects C1 and A5 of the
SFB 833 at Tübingen University and the SFB 632 at Potsdam University.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Pragmatics; Semantics
Subject Language Family: Afroasiatic; Altaic; Austro-Asiatic; Austronesian; Japanese Family; Khoisan; Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan; Sino-Tibetan
LL Issue: 24.4192


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