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LINGUIST List 17.2574

Tue Sep 12 2006

Confs: Morphology, Discipline of Ling,Germanic Lang,Romance Lang/Germany

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        1.    Barbara Fassnacht, New Perspectives on Morphological Change

Message 1: New Perspectives on Morphological Change
Date: 11-Sep-2006
From: Barbara Fassnacht <bfassnachtgmx.net>
Subject: New Perspectives on Morphological Change

New Perspectives on Morphological Change

Date: 27-Oct-2006 - 28-Oct-2006
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact: Elisabeth Stark
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~estark/

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; Morphology; Typology

Language Family(ies): Germanic; Indo-European; Romance

Meeting Description:

Main issues: morphological change, typology and diachrony.

Interdisziplinäres Zentrum Europäische Sprachen (ZEUS)
Strukturen Entwicklung Vergleich

International Workshop on ''New Perspectives on Morphological Change''
Freie Universität Berlin (Room: L 115, Silberlaube)

Friday, 27th october 2006

9.00-9.30 Elisabeth Stark, Freie Universität Berlin
Opening remarks

9.30-10.45 Paolo Ramat, Università di Pavia
''Typology and philology''

10.45-12.00 Greville Corbett, University of Surrey
''Determining features and their values''

14.00-15.00 Ranko Matasović, University of Zagreb
''The drift in the evolution of gender systems in Indo-
European languages''

15.00-16.00 Jan Terje Faarlund, University of Oslo
''The diachronic morphosyntax of clitics: from free
determiner to cliticized article''

16.30-17.30 Franz Rainer, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
''Polysemy of agent nouns in Romance: typology, diachrony and
universals of semantic change in

17.30-18.30 Matthias Hüning, Freie Universität Berlin
''A comparative view on the history of A+N compounds in Dutch
and German''

Saturday, 28th october 2006

9.00-10.00 Elisabeth Leiss, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
''Diachrony and typology of aspect and modality across
European languages''

10.00-11.00 Werner Abraham, Universität Wien
''Reflexive and passive diatheses in diachrony and synchrony''

11.30-12.30 Anna Bartra Kaufmann, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
''Passive morphology and syntax in Old Catalan and Romance''

14.30-15.30 Georg Kaiser, Universität Konstanz & Klaus von Heusinger,
Universität Stuttgart ''Morphosyntactic change in
differential object marking in Romance languages''

15.30-16.30 Franck Floricic, Université de Toulouse
''On the morphosyntactic status of negation in the history of
Italian, Spanish and Occitan''

17.00-18.00 Agnes Jäger, Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena
''Typology of changes in syntactic patterns of negation with
special emphasis on German''

18.00-19.00 Alex Klinge, Copenhagen Business School
''Syntax or morphology? On the development and analyses of un-
Germanic English lexical formation patterns''.

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