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Wed Mar 12 2003

Confs: Typology of Native American Languages, Spain

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  1. emonros, 3rd Conference on Typology of Native American Languages

Message 1: 3rd Conference on Typology of Native American Languages

Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 15:42:15 -0500 (EST)
From: emonros <emonrosfil.ub.es>
Subject: 3rd Conference on Typology of Native American Languages


3rd Conference on Typology of Native American Languages

Date: 24-Mar-2003 - 27-Mar-2003
Location: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Contact: Eva Monr�s
Contact Email: emonrosfil.ub.es
Meeting URL: http://www.ub.es/ling/curs_amerindies.htm
Linguistic Sub-field: Typology

Meeting Description:

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Conference on Typology of Native
American Languages, which will take place in Barcelona on March 24-27
2003.

The invited professors for this 3rd edition are: Marianne Mithun and
Wallace Chafe, from the University of California Santa Barbara, who
work on the native languages of North America ; Elena Benedicto, from
Purdue University, specialist in Nicaraguan languages; and Francesc
Queixal�s, from Universidade de Brasilia CNRS Paris, expert on
Amazonian language Monday, March 24 Universitat de Barcelona

9,30 - 10 Opening session

10 - 11,30 Les lleng�es amer�ndies a Brasil, Francesc Queixal�s

11,30 - 12 Break

12, - 13,30 The referential status of pronominal affixes, Marianne
Mithun

15,45 - 17,15 Phonology from a historical perspective, Wallace Chafe

17,30 - 19 Introducci� a la llengua Mayangna: situaci� geogr�fica i
socioling��stica; variaci� dialectal; propietats
morfosint�ctiques. Elena Benedicto

Tuesday, March 25, Universitat de Barcelona

9 - 10,30 Do all languages have adjectives?, Wallace Chafe

10,30 - 10,45 Break

10,45 - 12,15 Aspectes sobre l'ergativitat a les lleng�es de
l'Amaz�nia I, Francesc Queixal�s

12,15 - 12,30 Break

12,30 - 14 Grammatical dependency beyond the sentence, Marianne
Mithun

16 - 17,30 El sistema obviatiu de la flexi� verbal Mayangna, Elena
Benedicto

Wednesday, March 26, Universitat Aut�noma de Barcelona

9 - 10,30 Alternative theoretical approaches to grammar: Understanding
and explaining applicatives, Marianne Mithun

10,30 - 10,45 Break

10,45 - 12,15 Discourse effects of polysynthesis, Wallace Chafe

12,15 - 12, 30 Break

12, 30 - 14 El sistema classificatori verbal en Mayangna, Elena
Benedicto

16 - 17,30 Aspectes sobre l'ergativitat a les lleng�es de l'Amaz�nia
II, Francesc Queixal�s

17,30 - 18 End session

Thursday, March 27 Universitat de Barcelona

10 - 13 h. Tutorials with Elena Benedicto

15 - 17h. Tutorials with Marianne Mithun and Wallace Chafe
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