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LINGUIST List 16.3347

Mon Nov 21 2005

Confs: Syntax/Morphology/Typology/London, UK

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        1.    Matthew Baerman, Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Message 1: Deponency and Morphological Mismatches
Date: 15-Nov-2005
From: Matthew Baerman <m.baermansurrey.ac.uk>
Subject: Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Date: 16-Jan-2006 - 17-Jan-2006
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Matthew Baerman
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/LIS/MB/Workshop.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Syntax; Typology

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Deponency and Morphological Mismatches, London, January 16-17, 2006

Monday, January 16

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:40 Welcome & introduction

1:40-2:30 Deponence, defectiveness and diachrony
Nigel Vincent (University of Manchester)

2:30-3:00 Break

3:00-3:40 Deponency in the diachrony of Greek
Nikos Lavidas and Dimitra Papangeli (University of Athens and École Normale Superieure)

3:40-4:20 Deponency in Latin
Zheng Xu, Mark Aronoff, and Frank Anshen (State University of New York, Stony Brook)

4:20-4:50 Break

4:50-5:40 Pseudo-actant affixes as deponency: fake 'subject' and 'object' agreement in Iwaidja and Ilgar
Nicholas Evans (University of Melbourne)

Tuesday, January 17

9-9:40 Different forms, same meaning, same syntax: (anti)deponency in Albanian
Dalina Kallulli (University of Vienna)

9:40-10:30 The limits of deponency: a Chukotko-centric perspective
Jonathan Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)

10:30-11 Break

11-11:40 Spanish pseudoplurals: phonological cues in the acquisition of a syntax/morphology mismatch
Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (University of Manchester)

11:40-12:30 Characterizing deponency: implications for form-function mismatches
Andrew Spencer (University of Essex)

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:10 Deponency as a symptom of a wider problem: the case of ''pseudo-'' verb stems in Bantu
Jeff Good (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)

2:10-3 Some non-canonical patterns of deponency and their implications
Gregory Stump (University of Kentucky)

3-3:30 Break

3:30-4:10 Agreement displacements in Basque dialects: syntactic causes, morphological filters
Milan Rezac (University of the Basque Country)

4:10-4:50 Deponency, syncretism, and what lies between
Greville Corbett (University of Surrey)

4:50-5:00 Conclusion & farewell

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