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Tue Mar 13 2001

Confs: Contrastive Analysis/Ling Theory/CoLLaTE

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  1. Dirk NOEL, Contrastive Analysis and Linguistic Theory

Message 1: Contrastive Analysis and Linguistic Theory

Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 09:35:42 +0100
From: Dirk NOEL <>
Subject: Contrastive Analysis and Linguistic Theory

First announcement of the

The 2nd International CoLLaTE Colloquium

"Contrastive Analysis and Linguistic Theory"

Ghent University, Belgium
September 21-22, 2001

The CoLLaTE research network on contrastive linguistics is pleased to
announce the Second International Collate Colloquium, organized with the
support of the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research, with the aim of
providing a forum for discussion on the contribution of contrastive
linguistics to general linguistic theory.

Some twenty speakers have been invited to contribute papers to one of
the following half-day thematic sessions :

1. Morphology (with special attention to deverbal nominals)
2. Syntax (with special attention to word order)
3. Semantics and the lexicon (with special attention to semantic
primitives and meaning extensions)
4. Text and discourse

The following people have already accepted to participate :

- M. Erdal (Frankfurt, Germany), N. S. Kabuta (Ghent, Belgium), S.
Markantonatou (Athens, Greece), K. Paykin (Lille, France), P. Sleeman
(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) (for the morphology session);
- F. Newmeyer (Seattle, USA), K. Lambrecht (Austin, USA), A. Siewierska
(Lancaster, UK), B. Primus (K´┐Żln, Germany) (for the syntax session) ;
- C. Goddard (Armidale, Australia), J. Pustejowski (Brandeis, USA), J.
van der Auwera (Antwerp, Belgium), B. Victorri ( Paris, France) (for the
semantics session);
- A. Chesterman (Helsinki, Finland), M. Clyne (Melbourne, Australia), J.
Delin (Stirling, UK), C. Ilie (Stockholm, Sweden), A. Jucker (Giessen,
Germany) (for the session on discourse).

Organizing Committee :

The steering committee of CoLLaTE
( and Contragram
( : Timothy Colleman, Bart Defrancq,
Dirk Noel, Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen, Johan Taeldeman, Dominique

For further information, visit the CoLLaTE home page :

A second circular with program and registration details will be sent
out at the end of April.
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