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Sun Mar 12 2006

Confs: General Ling/Syntax/Houston, TX, USA

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        1.    Claire Bowern, 11th Biennial Symposium: Intertheoretical Approaches to Complex Verb Constructions


Message 1: 11th Biennial Symposium: Intertheoretical Approaches to Complex Verb Constructions
Date: 08-Mar-2006
From: Claire Bowern <bowernrice.edu>
Subject: 11th Biennial Symposium: Intertheoretical Approaches to Complex Verb Constructions



11th Biennial Symposium: Intertheoretical Approaches to Complex Verb Constructions

Date: 16-Mar-2006 - 18-Mar-2006
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Contact: Claire Bowern
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.rice.edu/lingsymp

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together those working on different types of complex predicates in different languages in order to discuss problematic issues, possible typologies, pathways of grammaticalization, and the merits of different approaches and analyses.

Thursday
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Dean Gary Wihl: Opening Remarks
9:15-10:00 Claire Bowern: Introduction: Issues in the analysis of complex predication
10:00-10:15 Morning Tea
10:15-11:15 T. Givón: Multiple routes to syntactic complexity: The diachronic foundations of (any) synchronic typology
11:15-12:15 Alice Harris: Light verbs as classifiers in Udi
12:15-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:45 Peter Hook and Prashant Pardeshi
2:45-3:45 Simin Karimi
3:45-4:00 Afternoon Tea
4:00-5:30 Poster Session I

Friday
9:00-10:00 Andrew Pawley: Where have all the verbs gone? Remarks on the organisation of languages with small, closed verb classes.
10:00-10:15 Morning Tea
10:15-11:15 Kingkarn Thepkanjana: Properties of events expressed by serial verb constructions in Thai
11:15-12:15 Masayoshi Shibatani: Grammaticalization of complex predicates
12:15-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:45 Keren Rice
2:45-3:45 Andrew Garrett
3:45-4:00 Afternoon Tea
4:00-5:30 Poster Session II

Saturday
9:00-10:00 Martin Hilpert and Christian Koops: A quantitative approach to the emergence and historical develpment of complex verb constructions: synchronic and diachronic aspects of pseudo-coordination
10:00-10:15 Morning Tea
10:15-11:15 Adams Bodomo: On nominalizing the verbal complex in Dagaare and English
11:15-12:15 Discussion/Closing/Thanks
12:15-1:45 Lunch




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