LINGUIST List 10.1333

Fri Sep 10 1999

Confs: Clefts in Berlin

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  1. Birgit Ahlemeyer, Clefts in Berlin

Message 1: Clefts in Berlin

Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 16:25:52 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Birgit Ahlemeyer <>
Subject: Clefts in Berlin

Ref.: Clefts in Berlin



October 1-3, 1999

Humboldt Universitaet Berlin
Jaegerstr. 10/11

DFG-Research project "cleft-sentences" (Monika Doherty, Birgit Ahlemeyer,
Inga Kohlhof)


Freitag, 01.10.1999
9.30	Einf´┐Żhrung
10.00	Mats Johansson: Clefting in Swedish and English: Data from the 
English-Swedish parallel corpus 
11.25	Stig Johansson:	English constructions of the type "That's what" 
and their correspondence in Norwegian and German
14.30	Nancy Hedberg: The discourse function of English clefts and 
Mandarin shi ... de constructions 
15.55	Judy Delin: Discourse functions of wh- and reverse wh-clefts

Samstag, 02.10.1999
10.30 	Gerald Delahunty: Discourse functions of inferential sentences,
a type of cleft sentence
11.35	Ronald Geluykens: Cleft Constructions across discourse types: 
A functional analysis
14.30	Knud Lambrecht: A theoretical framework for the analysis of cleft
15.55 	Andre Meinunger: (Pseudo-) Clefts: a case study on discourse 
related functional categories

Sonntag, 03.10.1999	
9.30	Cathy Ball: Historical perspectives on the discourse functions 
of English clefts
10.55	Birgit Ahlemeyer & Inga Kohlhof:Shifting the focus of attention:
English it-clefts translated with topicalizations in German
12.00	Monika Doherty: The relevance of local and global context for 
the interpretation of clefts

Birgit Ahlemeyer Unter den Linden 6
Institut fuer Anglistik 10099 Berlin 
und Amerikanistik Germany 
Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin

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