LINGUIST List 10.1997

Wed Dec 22 1999

Confs: Language, Culture, and Cognition

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  1. Jeroen van de Weijer, "Language, Culture, and Cognition"

Message 1: "Language, Culture, and Cognition"

Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 11:00:17 +100
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <>
Subject: "Language, Culture, and Cognition"


Conference: "Language, Culture and Cognition"
Leiden, The Netherlands
22-23 March, 2000

Further information and registration info:

Preliminary programme:
March 22, building 1170, room 004
9:00 - 9:10 Opening by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, 
Frits van Oostrom
9:10 - 9:50 Peter Harder (Copenhagen University)
Cognitive Linguistics and syntax 
9:50 - 10:30 Matthias Hu"ning (University of Vienna)
Word formation from a contrastive perspective
10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
11:00 - 11:40 Sjef Barbiers (Leiden University/Meertens
Institute) Scalar focus particles and the syntactic determination
of lexical meaning 
11:40 - 12:20 Robert Kirsner (University of California at Los 
Angeles) What it takes to understand a related language: the 
collusion of language, culture, and cognition in the deployment 
of Dutch utterance-final pragmatic particles
12:20- 14:00 Lunch at Camino Real, Doelensteeg 8 
14:00 - 14:40 Cliff Goddard (University of New England, 
Australia) "Cultural scripts" and communicative style (with 
special reference to Malay) 
14:40 -15:20 Christine van Baalen (University of Vienna) Dutch 
in business; How do they talk? 
15:20 - 15:50 tea break 
15:50 -16:30 Lisa Cheng (Leiden University) and Gavin 
Huntley-Fenner (UC Irvine) How do native Chinese speakers treat 
count-mass in English?
16:30 - 17:10 June Luchjenbroers (University of Wales at 
Bangor) Cognitive strategies for Mutual Ground construction 
17:20 - 18:00 Suzanne Kemmer (Rice University, Houston, Texas) 
Lexical Blends and Schemas 
18:00 - Drinks and dinner at the Faculty Club, Rapenburg 6

March 23, building 1170, room 004
9:00 - 9:40 Ariane van Santen (Leiden University)
How feminine is a linguist? --on the meaning of
non-feminine personal names
9:40 - 10:20 Michael Israel (Max Planck Institute for
Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)
Systematic Idiomaticity in the acquisition of
English "Get" constructions
10:20 - 10:50 coffee break
10:50 - 11:30 Liesbeth Degand (University of Louvain,
Causal connectives in Dutch and French: The
case of _puisque_ and _aangezien_ on the Speaker
Involvement scale
11:30 - 12:10 Eliza Kitis (Aristotle University, 
Connectives and rhetorical structure
12:10 - 12:20 short break
12:20 - 13:00 Dan Slobin (University of California at 
Berkeley) Saturation of a semantic domain: The case of
motion events
13:00 - 13:10 closing remarks

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