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LINGUIST List 17.1615

Mon May 29 2006

Confs: General Ling/Utrecht, Netherlands

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        1.    Berit Gehrke, Synax and Semantics of Spatial P

Message 1: Synax and Semantics of Spatial P
Date: 22-May-2006
From: Berit Gehrke <berit.gehrkelet.uu.nl>
Subject: Synax and Semantics of Spatial P

Synax and Semantics of Spatial P

Date: 02-Jun-2006 - 04-Jun-2006
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Contact: Berit Gehrke
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/~Berit.Gehrke/personal/Pconference

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The conference Syntax and Semantics of Spatial P is organized by UiL OTS, Utrecht University. The conference will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands from June 2nd to 4th, 2006. We invite abstracts for 40-minute talks with an additional 20-minute discussion.

Invited speakers
Marcel den Dikken (CUNY)
Raffaella Folli (University of Ulster)
Vivienne Fong (University of Stanford)
Marcus Kracht (UCLA)
Peter Svenonius (University of Tromsø)
Joost Zwarts (Radboud University, Nijmegen)

THURSDAY (Trans 10, De Schrans)

18.00-21.00 registration and drinks

FRIDAY (Achter de Dom 22, room 2.02)

08.50-09.20 registration and coffee

09.20-09.30 welcome

09.30-10.30 Marcel den Dikken (invited speaker): On the internal structure of adpositional phrases and the syntax of the pseudopassive

10.30-11.30 Arhonto Terzi: Locative Ps as modifier of Place and the relation with their complements

11.45-12.45 Enoch Oladé Aboh: Possession and Predication in Complex Spatial Phrases

14.15-15.15 Andrew McIntyre: The Integration of Directional PPs: Thoughts on the way to getting towards knowing if I'm (be)coming or going

15.15-16.15 Jaume Mateu Fontanals: Verb prefixation and the l-syntax of directionality/resultativity

16.30-17.30 Irena Botwinik-Rotem: Why are they different? A case study of Hebrew locative PPs
17.30-18.30 Vivienne Fong (invited speaker) t.b.a.

SATURDAY (Drift 21, room 1.05)

09.30-10.30 Marcus Kracht (invited speaker): The Fine Structure of Spatial Expressions

10.30-11.30 Sander Lestrade: The correspondence between directionality and transitivity: An OT semantics account for prepositional case alternation

11.45-12.45 Tatiana Nikitina: Pragmatic factors and variation in the expression of spatial goals: The case of into vs. in

14.15-15.15 Marina Pantcheva: Categorial Status of Persian Class 2 Prepositions

15.15-16.15 Christina Tortora: Aspect inside PLACE PPs

16.30-17.30 Ivano Caponigro and Lisa Pearl: Silent (spatial) prepositions: Evidence from free relatives

17.30-18.30 Peter Svenonius (invited speaker): The Physiology of P

19.30- ... conference dinner

SUNDAY (Drift 21, Sweelinckzaal)

09.30-10.30 Raffaella Folli (invited speaker): A-phrases in Italian

10.30-11.30 Cecile Meier: A compositional analysis of spatial prepositions

11.45-12.45 Joost Zwarts (invited speaker): P-patterns: How prepositions shape each other's meanings

12.45-14.00 forum discussion


Bert Cappelle: The microstructure of English particle phrases
Chinedu Uchechukwu: The grammaticalization of prepositional markers in Igbo
Naoko Tomioka: The distribution and interpretation of adjunct locative PPs


Pamela Fox: A Computational Framework for Simulating Cross-Linguistic Acquisition of Spatial Prepositions
Ana Paula: The Intrinsic Movement Adverbials of ''Abstrument Verbs''
Gillian Ramchand & Mai Tungseth: Aspect and Verbal Prepositions
Minjeong Son: Syntactic Status of Spatial Terms in Locative Expressions in Korean

PLEASE PRE-REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.let.uu.nl/~Berit.Gehrke/personal/Pconference/registration.htm

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