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LINGUIST List 18.2937

Tue Oct 09 2007

Calls: General Ling,Ling Theories/Germany; Applied Ling,Socioling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Monika Rathert, Nominalizations Across Languages
        2.    Urszula Okulska, Critical Discourse Analysis and Global Media

Message 1: Nominalizations Across Languages
Date: 08-Oct-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; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Syntax

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 Participation and 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
08.50-09.00 Artemis Alexiadou (Universität Stuttgart) & Monika Rathert
(Universität Frankfurt a.M.): Opening
09.00-09.40 Klaus von Heusinger (Universität Stuttgart) & Regine Brandtner
(Universität Stuttgart): Meaning Transfer and the Compositional Semantics of
09.40-10.20 Barbara Stiebels (ZAS Berlin): Nominalizations as sentential arguments
10.20-10.40 coffee
10.40-11.20 Chris Barker (New York University): Nominalizations, events, and
puzzles of identity
11.20-12.00 Melanie Uth (Universität Stuttgart): The rivalry between the French
nominalization suffixes -ment and -age from a diachronic perspective
12.00-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.10 Nicole Dehé (Freie Universität Berlin) & Vieri Samek-Lodovici
(University College London): N-raising in DPs, evidence from prosodic phrasing
14.10-14.50 Judith Meinschaefer (Universität Konstanz): Derived nouns,
nominalized infinitives and finite verbs in Spanish
14.50-15.10 coffee
15.10-15.50 Torgrim Solstad (Universität Stuttgart): Arguments in nominalisations
15.50-16.30 Andres Salanova (MIT/ University of Ottawa): Action nominalizations
do not embed extended verbal projections
16.30-17.10 Poster Session with coffee
17.10-17.50 Magdalena Schwager (Universität Frankfurt a.M.): Possessives:
Definiteness, anaphoricity and binding
17.50-18.30 Antonio Fabregas (University of Madrid/ Tromsø): A syntactic account
of affix rivalry in Spanish nominalizations
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): On the morphological make-up of
nominalizations in Serbian
10.20-10.40 coffee
10.40-11.20 Ingrid Kaufmann (Universität Konstanz): Argument realization in
German event nominalizations
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): Nominalizations and relational
15.50-16.30 Chiara Melloni (Verona University): A morpho-semantic account of
deverbal nouns
16.30-16.40 coffee
16.40-17.20 Ivy Sichel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): t.b.a.
17.20-18.00 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
Message 2: Critical Discourse Analysis and Global Media
Date: 08-Oct-2007
From: Urszula Okulska <u.okulskauw.edu.pl>
Subject: Critical Discourse Analysis and Global Media
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Full Title: Critical Discourse Analysis and Global Media
Short Title: GlobE 2008

Date: 18-Sep-2008 - 20-Sep-2008
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Contact Person: Urszula Okulska
Meeting Email: u.okulskauw.edu.pl
Web Site: http://globe.ils.uw.edu.pl

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics;
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

The theme of this conference locates at the intersection of cross-cultural
discourse analysis, critical linguistics and translation theory.

Suggested topics within the scope of the Conference:
- media communication as intercultural communication: mediation, translation,
- information, values, reader (viewer) orientation;
- globalization and local world views;
- global information politics and local ideologies in the media;
- local mediation of global topics;
- global mediation of national topics and cultural emphases (collective
memories, taboos, de-sacralization of symbols);
- re-contextualization and semiotic re-coding in the media (multi-modal
- mediating humor and irony;
- global genres and local media politics;
- use and abuse in cross-cultural mediation of texts (documents, statements,
opinions, images);
- use and misuse of citations and reported speech;
- use and misuse of science in political discourse;
- ideologies and power in the media;
- developing solidarity and hostility through the media;
- professionalism and ethics in media communication (translation);
- knowledge-based societies and the media: educational aspects;
- media discourses and language teaching;

Individual papers (20 min. paper + 10 min. discussion) and workshop proposals
are invited. Abstracts (300-500 words), with the author's name, affiliation,
e-mail address, and paper title should be sent via e-mail to the Conference
address globe.ilsuw.edu.pl by the end of February 2008.
Notification of acceptance will be sent to the authors by 31 March 2008.

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

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