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  1. miller, International Conference on Deverbal Nouns

Message 1: International Conference on Deverbal Nouns

Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 13:47:26 -0400 (EDT)
From: miller <>
Subject: International Conference on Deverbal Nouns

International Conference on Deverbal Nouns

Date: 23-Sep-2004 - 25-Sep-2004
Location: Lille, France
Contact: Daniele Monseur
Contact Email:

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Deverbal nouns are a crucial topic of linguistic inquiry because their
analysis involves problems of morphology, syntax and semantics and can
shed light on the interfaces between these components.

Invited Speakers: Artemis Alexiadou (Universit�t Stuttgart), David
Dowty (Ohio State University), Jane Grimshaw (Rutger's University),
Fran�oise Kerleroux (Universit� Paris 10)

International Conference on Deverbal Nouns
September 23-25 2004

1. Conference Venue
2. Conference Programme
3. Getting to the Venue
4. Tutorials

For up to date information on the conference, registration, and hotels,
consult the conference web page:

Please register before the conference if at all possible

The Conference will be preceded by two tutorials by Jane Grimshaw and
David Dowty on September 22, see information below.

1. Conference Venue

Salle des Colloques
Maison de la Recherche
Universit� Lille 3
Villeneuve d'Ascq

2. Conference Program

Thursday 23th

8.30--8.55 Registration
8.55--9 Opening

9--10 Jane Grimshaw Rutgers University (invited speaker)
Why can't a noun be more like a verb?

10--10.40 Pl�nat Marc, Hathout Nabil, Ruttik Ada
Universit� de Toulouse II, Universit� de Toulouse II, University of Tallin
Les noms d�verbaux en -ette du fran�ais

10.40--11 coffee

11--10.40 De Caluwe Johan
Ghent University
Bewildering polysemy and its consequences. Deverbal -er-nouns in Dutch

11.40--12.20 Pompei Anna
Universit� Roma Tre
Noms d�verbaux in -nt-: une analyse compar�e de quelques langues

12.20--14 lunch

14--14.40 Ci�ek Mehmet, Bassac Christian
Universit� de Bordeaux IV, Universit� de Bordeaux 3
Les noms d�verbaux d�riv�s par affixation de -(y)I. et mE en turc

14.40--15.20 Barrie Michael
University of Toronto
Three Varieties of Deverbal Nouns in Oneida

15.20--16 Vapnarsky Valentina, Ximena Lois
CNRS EREA, CNRS Institut Jean Nicod
Des langues sans noms d�verbaux : nature non d�rivationnelle et structure
relationnelle des nominaux dans les langues mayas yucat�ques

16--16.30 coffee

16.30--17.10 Basilio Margarida
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Deverbal nouns and the Lexicon-Encyclopedia Interface

17.10--17.50 Manouilidou Christina
University of Ottawa
Computation of Argument Structure in Deverbal Nouns: Probing the Effect of
the Verb Root

Friday 24th

9--10 David Dowty Ohio State University (invited speaker)
Event calculus and the semantics of derived nominals

10--10.40 Tatevosov Sergei, Pazelskaya Anna
Moscow State University, Russian Institute for Scientifical and Technical
Russian event-denoting nouns in -nije: derivation and aspectual semantics

10.40--11 coffee

11--10.40 Van de Velde Dani�le
Universit� de Lille III
Une r�ponse linguistique � une question philosophique: les �v�nements
sont-ils g�n�riques et r�p�tables, ou irr�ductiblement particuliers?

11.40--12.20 Milliaressi Tatiana
Universit� de Lille III
Les noms d'action en russe et l'opposition aspectuelle perfectif /

12.20--14 lunch

14--14.40 Creissels Denis
Une analyse formelle de la nature hybride de l'infinitif tswana

14.40--15.20 Idiatov Dmitry, Van der Auwera Johan
University of Antwerp, University of Antwerp
Deverbal nominals as questions

15.20--16 Boyd Raymond
L'infinitif en tchamba-daka: un sujet d'ambigu�t�

16--16.30 coffee

16.30--17.10 Nicolas David
CNRS Institut Jean Nicod
The semantics of mass nouns derived from gradable, atelic verbs

17.10--18 poster session

Saturday 25th

9--10 Fran�oise Kerleroux (invited speaker)
Classes de verbes et r�gles morphologiques de construction

10--10.40 Rozwadowska Bozena
University of
Towards an event-based, non-suppression view on derived e-nominals

10.40--11 coffee

11--10.40 Kihm Alain
Arabic verbal nouns: forms and meanings

11.40--12.20 Bisetto Antonietta, Melloni Chiara, Scalise Sergio
Universit� di Bologna, Universit� di Verona, Universit� di Bologna
Result Nominals

12.20--14 lunch

14--14.40 Heyvaert Liesbet
University of Leuven
The syntax-semantics interface in deverbal -ee nouns

14.40--15.20 Ballier Nicolas
Universit� de Rouen
Deverbal nouns as heads of noun complement clauses in English

15.20--16 Lyutikova Ekaterina, Grashchenkov Pavel
Moscow State University
Nominalization as a mixed category

16--16.30 coffee

16.30--17.10 Meinschaefer Judith
Universit�t Konstanz
The syntax and argument structure of deverbal nouns in Romance from the
point of view of a theory of argument linking

17.10--18.10 Artemis Alexiadou Universit�t Stuttgart (invited speaker)
On the formation and interpretation of deverbal nouns


Dal Georgette, Lignon Stephanie, Namer Fiammetta and Tanguy Ludovic
Universit� de Lille III,
Toile contre dictionnaires: analyse morphologique en corpus de noms
d�verbaux concurrents

Duval Marc
Universit� de Paris IV-Sorbonne
La productivit� des d�verbaux en -oir(e) au crible de la diachronie

Fabre Cecile and Bourigault Didier
Universit� de Toulouse Le Mirail, Universit� de Toulouse Le Mirail
Affinit�s s�mantiques entre noms et verbes: au-del� du lien morphologique

Moltmann Friederike
Stirling University
Deverbal nominalizations and event reference

Paykin Katia
Universit� de Lille III
Les noms m�reologiques fran�ais sont-ils d�verbaux?

Shimada Atsuko and Kordoni Valia
University of Saarland
Classification of Japanese verbal nouns

Soares Rodrigues Alexandra
Portuguese converted deverbal nouns: constraints on their bases

3. Getting to Villeneuve d'Ascq
Frequent direct hi-speed trains link Lille with Paris (either Paris Nord
or Charles de Gaulle airport stations, 1 hour), Brussels (Gare du midi, 40
minutes) and London (Waterloo International, 2 hours).

FromLille Flandres station
Take metro line 1, direction ''4 Cantons''. Get off at the ''Pont de
Bois'' stop. Exiting the metro station, cross the round about and take the
pedestrian walk that goes along a square with blue metallic arches. At the
top of the square, take a left between two large appartment blocks, and
continue straight on to a pedestrian bridge. Go over the pedestrian
bridge, entering the campus, and continue straight on, between the
''Biblioth�que Centrale'' and the ''Restaurant Universitaire''. Veering
slightly to the right towards the center of the glass and metal gallery
that is in front of you, go through the passage way in the middle and down
a flight of steps. Continue straight on till you get to a road that goes
along a green metallic fence. Take this road towards the left and follow
the signs towards the Maison de la Recherche.

FromLille Europe station.
Take metro line 2, direction ''St Philibert'' for one stop and get off at
Lille Flandres station. Continue as above.

4. Tutorials

On Tuesday 22 September a session of tutorials will be organized.

10-12h30 : Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers University
Optimality Theory in Syntax: Introduction, Results and Prospects
Further information about this tutorial, including background reading, is
available on the following website

15-17h30 : David Dowty, The Ohio State University
Recent Research on Model-Theoretic Semantics for Events

Venue: Salle Danielle Corbin, SILEX, Universit� Lille 3. Follow directions
given above, except that when you get to the glass and metal gallery,
enter building B at the right end of the gallery and follow signs towards

Participation is free, but if you intend to participate, please send mail
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