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LINGUIST List 16.1419

Wed May 04 2005

Confs: Semantics/Syntax/Cambridge, UK

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        1.    Heidi Harley, LAGB Satellite Workshop on Perfectivity and Telicity

Message 1: LAGB Satellite Workshop on Perfectivity and Telicity
Date: 02-May-2005
From: Heidi Harley <hharleyemail.arizona.edu>
Subject: LAGB Satellite Workshop on Perfectivity and Telicity

LAGB Satellite Workshop on Perfectivity and Telicity

Date: 04-Sep-2005 - 04-Sep-2005
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact: Heidi Harley
Contact Email: hharleyemail.arizona.edu
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.arizona.edu/~hharley/2005Workshop/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax;

Meeting Description:

A one-day workshop focussing on perfective viewpoint aspect and telic aktionsart
and their interaction, from semantic, syntactic and psycholinguistic viewpoints,
sponsored by the British Academy.

The program for the LAGB Satellite Workshop on Perfectivity and Telicity is now
available on the workshop webpage, with links to the abstracts for each of the
papers, here:


Instructions on how to register for the workshop are given here:


Note that to get the early registration discount, or to reserve a room in the
college, you must register before August 15, 2005.

The program is as follows:

Saturday September 3 2005: Scandinavian Session
(Trust Room, Fitzwilliam College)

4.30- 5.00
Anne Tamm (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary, Budapest):
Perfectivity and telicity in Estonian

5.00- 5.30
Mai Tungseth (Tromsø):
ResultP and interpretations of telicity: interactions of particles, adjectival
resultatives and benefactive double object constructions in Nor.

5.30- 5.45

5.45- 6.15
Kristin M. Johannsdottir (British Columbia) :
The two progressive constructions in Icelandic and their interaction with
temporal adverbs

6.15- 6.45
Ingebjørg Tonne (Oslo University College):
Elucidating Norwegian Progressives


Sunday September 4 2005: Main session
(Trust Room, Fitzwilliam College)

9.30- 10.30
Hamida Demirdache (Nantes)

10.30- 11.30
Karen Zagona (Washington):
Viewpoint Aspect and the Syntax of Event-Structure/Time-Structure Mismatches

11.30- 12.00

12.00- 13.00
Jaqueline Gueron (Paris VII):

13.00- 14.00

14.00- 15.00
Tamara Nicol (Johns Hopkins):
The Interaction of Verb Selectivity, Telicity, and Perfectivity in the Implicit
Object Construction

15.00- 16.00
Angeliek van Hout (Groningen)
Perfect understandings: Acquisition of perfect tense in Dutch and Italian and
perfective aspect in Polish

16.00- 16.15

David Basilico (Alabama):
The Syntactic Representation of Perfectivity

17.15- 18.15
Berit Gehrke (Utrecht):
The aspectual nature of Slavic prefixes

18.15- 19.15
Gillian Ramchand (Tromsø)
Distinguishing Event Structure from Temporal Structure



Leora Bar-el (SOAS/UBC): Event Cancellation/Continuation: Perfectivity Tests or
Telicity Tests?
Alison Gabriele (CUNY): Why ''is arriving'' can also mean ''has arrived'' for
Japanese learners of English
Sheila Glasbey (Birmingham): A ''temporal topic interval'' analysis of the
English perfect
Marko Malink (Leipzig): Achievements under Negation

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