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Fri May 18 2007

Confs: General Ling/Greece

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Message 1: 6th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting
Date: 18-May-2007
From: Angela Ralli <ralliupatras.gr>
Subject: 6th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting


6th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting
Short Title: MMM6

Date: 27-Sep-2007 - 30-Sep-2007
Location: Ithaca, Greece
Contact: Angela Ralli
Contact Email: ralliupatras.gr
Meeting URL: http://www.philology.upatras.gr/MMM6/home.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 6th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting will be held on the island of Ithaca
(Greece) in September 2007 (27-30). Details on accomodation and travel
information are found at the following address:
www.philology.upatras.gr/MMM6/home.htm

6th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM6)
Ithaca Greece, Sept. 27-30, 2007

Thursday, September 27

18.00 - 19.30 Registration
19.30 - 19.50 Opening Ceremony
19.50 - 20.30 Peter Trudgill (Fribourg University), Invited Speaker, ''English
dialect ''default singulars'' and Verner's Law''.
20.30 - 21.30 Reception

Friday, September 28

09.00 - 09.40 Angela Ralli (University of Patras), Invited Speaker, ''Morphology
meets Dialectology: Evidence from Modern Greek Dialects''
09.40 - 10.10 Eulalia Bonet (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Maria-Rosa
Lloret (de Barcelona), Juan Mascaro (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona),
''Prenominal/ postnominal asymmetries under split concord''.
10.10 - 10.40 Jan Don (University of Amsterdam) & Suzanne Aalberse (University
of Amsterdam), ''Impoverishment in Dutch dialects''

10.40 - 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 - 11.30 Stephen R. Anderson (Yale University), ''Phonologically
conditioned allomorphy in the morphology of Surmiran (Rumantsch)''
11.30 - 12.00 Claudio Iacobini (Università di Salerno), ''Pace Rohlfs: Italian
phrasal verbs are a dialectal innovation, not a calque from the German language''
12.00 - 12.30 Dimitra Papangeli (Academy of Athens, University of Patras),
''Compounding across the Greek Dialects''
12.30 - 13.00 Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam), ''Inflected
possessive pronouns. Evidence from Dutch dialects''

13.00 - 15.00 Lunch Break

15.00 - 15.30 Greville Corbett (University of Surrey), ''A canonical approach to
morphosyntactic features''
15.30 - 16.00 Vassilios Spyropoulos (University of Aegean) & Konstantinos
Kakarikos (University of Athens), ''Aspects of dialectal
variation in the Greek declension system: a feature-based approach''
16.00 - 16.30 Laura Rupp (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam), David Britain (Essex
University), Sue Fox (Queen Mary, University of London), Michelle Bray (Essex
University), Sue Baker (Essex University) & Juliette Spurling (Essex
University), ''Subject-Verb agreement in English dialects: the
East-Anglian subject rule''
16.30 - 17.00 Alice Harris (SUNY Stony Brook), ''Is case a feature of the verb?''

17.00 - 17.30 Coffee Break

17.30 - 18.00 Andrew Spencer (University of Essex) & Catherine Taylor
(University of Essex), ''Maximising stems''
18.00 - 18.30 Olivier Bonami (Université Paris-Sorbonne), Gilles Boyé
(Université Bordeaux 3), Fabio Montermini (CNRS, Toulouse) & Patricia Cabredo
Hofherr (CNRS, Paris), ''Stem spaces in Romance conjugation''
18.30 - 19.00 Antje Lahne (University of Leipzig), ''On deriving polarity effects''
19.00 - 19.40 Vito Pirelli (CNR Pisa), Invited Speaker (tba)

Saturday, September 29

09.00 - 09.40 Ingo Plag (Universität Siegen), Invited Speaker (tba)
09.40 - 10.10 Livio Gaeta (Università di Napoli), ''On heads and compounds, a
typological trip''
10.10 - 10.40 Chiara Melloni (University of Verona) & Antonietta Bisetto
(University of Bologna), ''Parasynthetic compounding''

10.40 - 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 - 11.30 Klaus von Heusinger (Universität Stuttgart) & Christoph Schwarze
(Universität Konstanz), ''Italian V+N compounds in a two-level semantics''
11.30 - 12.00 Anne-Marie Brousseau (University of Toronto), ''How to derive
covert nominals: agentive/instrumental compounds in French''
12.00 - 12.30 Ceccagno Antonella (University of Bologna) & Basciano Bianca
(University of Verona), 'Chinese compounds: classification and headedness''
12.30 - 13.00 Emanuele Banfi (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca), Giorgio
Francesco Arcodia (Università di Pavia), ''he sh?ng complex words in Chinese:
between morphology and semantics''

13.30 - 15.00 Lunch Break

15.00 - 15.30 Bernard Fradin (CNRS & University Paris 7), ''On the semantics of
denominal adjectives''
15.30 - 16.00 Robert Radcliffe (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), ''Why do
languages develop and maintain non- morphology?''
16.00 - 16.30 Zanned Lazhar (University of Manouba), ''Re-pluralization: The
case of plurals of plurals in Arabic''
16.30 - 17.00 John R. Perry (Chicago University), ''Exaptation from Arabic
syntax to Persian Lexical Morphology''

17.00 - 17.30 Coffee Break

17.30 - 18.00 Nigel Vincent (University of Manchester), ''The interaction of
suppletion, defectiveness and periphrasis''
18.00 - 18.30 Dany Amiot (Université d'Artois), ''Analogy vs. Rules: How can
diachronic and synchronic perspectives be made to work together?''
18.30 - 19.00 Carola Trips (Universität Stuttgart), ''New insights into the
rivalry of suffixes''
19.00 - 19.40 Taro Kageyama (Kwansei Gakuin), Invited Speaker (tba)

19.40 - 20.30 Closing Remarks - Business meeting

21.00 Dinner

Alternates: 2 from the posters:

Francesca Masini (Università Roma Tre) & Anna Thornton (Università dell'Aquila),
''Italian V-and-V lexical constructions''
Jenny Audring (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), ''Gender assignment and gender
agreement''

Posters

Kristel van Goethem (K.U.Leuven), ''Prepositions used as prefixes''
Mary Paster (Pomona College), ''Optional multiple plural in Maay''
Gereon Müller (Universität Leipzig), ''On deriving paradigm economy effects''
Guido Seiler (University of Konstanz), ''How to do things with moras. Patterns
of morphological lengthening across German dialects''
Marco Baroni (Università di Trento), Emiliano Guevara (Università di Bologna) &
Roberto Zamparelli (Università di Trento), ''On the Structure of Italian
deverbal compounds''
Matthew Baerman (University of Surrey), ''Morphologically stipulated defectiveness''
Francesca (Università Roma Tre) & Anna Thornton (Università dell'Aquila),
''Italian V-and-V lexical constructions''
Giorgio Francesco Arcodia (Università di Pavia), Nicola Grandi (Università di
Milano - Bicocca) & Fabio Montermini (CNRS & Université de Toulouse - le
Mirail), ''Structural complexity and position of the head in compounding: A hint
for a new classification of compounds''
Fiammetta Namer (Université Nancy 2) & Florence Villoing (CNRS & Université
Paris 8), ''Interpreting French deverbal -oir nouns: evidence from dictionaries
and Web corpora''
Amanda Pounder (University of Calgary), ''Morphological fragments in parallel
constructions''
Jenny Audring (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), ''Gender assignment and gender
agreement''
Maria Mastropavlou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) & Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), ''The role of suffixes in grammatical
gender determination of Modern Greek nouns: a psycholinguistic study''
Rita Manzini (University of Florence) & Anna Roussou (University of Patras),
''Non-active voice in Greek and Albanian dialects''

Sunday, September 30
Bus excursion or Cruise

Conference Committee:
Geert Booij (University of Leiden)
Angela Ralli (University of Patras)
Sergio Scalise (University of Bologna)

Local Organizing Committee:
Angela Ralli
Athanasios Karasimos
Eleonora Dimela
Dimitra Melissaropoulou
Athanasia Karra
Dimitris Simiris

Sponsors

Municipality of Ithaca
University of Patras, Research Committee


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