LINGUIST List 11.225

Thu Feb 3 2000

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: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 12:07:37 +100
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <vdweijerrullet.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Language, Culture, and Cognition

A N N O U N C E M E N T

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

Further information and registration info:
http://www.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/lcc/

Registration is still open on a "first-come, first-served" 
basis.

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,
Louvain-la-Neuve)
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,
Thessaloniki)
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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