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LINGUIST List 18.2521

Tue Aug 28 2007

Calls: General Linguistics/Germany

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        1.    Monika Rathert, Nominalizations Across Languages

Message 1: Nominalizations Across Languages
Date: 28-Aug-2007
From: Monika Rathert <m.rathertlingua.uni-frankfurt.de>
Subject: Nominalizations Across Languages
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Full Title: Nominalizations Across Languages

Date: 29-Nov-2007 - 01-Dec-2007
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Contact Person: Monika Rathert
Meeting Email: m.rathertlingua.uni-frankfurt.de
Web Site: http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/rathert/forschung/nominalizations.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2007

Meeting Description:

This workshop on 'Nominalizations across languages' takes place in Stuttgart,
November 29- December 1 2007. It is organized by Artemis Alexiadou (Universität
Stuttgart, Institut für Linguistik: Anglistik) and Monika Rathert (Universität
Frankfurt/Main, Institut für Kognitive Linguistik). The workshop is financed by
the German Research Foundation DFG (GZ 4851-339-07).

Call for Posters:
In addition to the talks (see below), there is room for 10-15 poster
presentations. Please send your poster abstract (not more than 2 pages) via
email to m.rathertlingua.uni-frankfurt.de. Deadline for poster abstracts:
October 31st 2007.


Thursday, 11/29/07
starting 18.00 Warming Up

Friday, 11/30/07
starting 08.00 Registration & Coffee
09.00-09.20 Artemis Alexiadou (Universität Stuttgart) & Monika
Rathert(Universität Frankfurt a.M.): Opening
09.20-10.00 Barbara Stiebels (ZAS Berlin): Nominalizations as sentential arguments
10.00-10.40 Antonio Fabregas (University of Madrid/ Tromsø): t.b.a.
10.40-11.00 coffee
11.00-11.40 Melanie Uth (Universität Stuttgart): The rivalry between the French
nominalization suffixes -ment and -age from a diachronic perspective
11.40-12.20 Vieri Samek-Lodovici (University College London): t.b.a.
12.20-14.00 lunch
14.00-14.40 Judith Meinschaefer (Universität Konstanz): Derived nouns,
nominalized infinitives and finite verbs in Spanish
14.40-15.20 Torgrim Solstad (Universität Stuttgart): Arguments in nominalisations
15.20-15.40 coffee
15.50-16.30 Andres Salanova (MIT/ University of Ottawa): Action nominalizations
do not embed extended verbal projections
16.30-17.30 Poster Session
17.30-18.10 Magdalena Schwager (Universität Frankfurt a.M.): Possessives:
Definiteness, anaphoricity and binding
18.10-18.50 Ivy Sichel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): t.b.a.
starting 19.30 conference dinner

Saturday, 12/1/07
starting 08.00 Registration & Coffee
09.00-09.40 Liesbet Heyvaert (Leuven University): Nominalization in English as
INTEGRATION of clausal-constructional and nominal categories
09.40-10.20 Monika Basic (University of Tromsø): t.b.a.
10.20-10.40 coffee
10.40-11.20 Ingrid Kaufmann (Universität Konstanz): t.b.a.
11.20-12.00 Tibor Laczkó (Debrecen University): A New Account of Possessors and
Event Nominals in Hungarian
12.00-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.10 Antje Roßdeutscher (Universität Stuttgart): Syntactic and semantic
constraints in the formation and interpretation of -ung-nouns
14.10-14.50 Artemis Alexiadou & Florian Schäfer (Universität Stuttgart): t.b.a.
14.50-15.10 coffee
15.10-15.50 Isabelle Roy (University of Tromsø): t.b.a.
15.50-16.30 Chiara Melloni (University of Bologna): Deverbal nominalization
16.30-17.10 Monika Rathert (Universität Frankfurt a.M.): Deverbal
nominalizations in German and English
starting 18.00 Party!


Faculty 30 Euro, students/low income 20 Euro.
Payment is on-site.

Further Information:

Travel and accommodation information will be available on the workshop web site
(http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/rathert/forschung/nominalizations.html) which
will be updated regularly. For further information, please send an email to

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