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LINGUIST List 18.3226

Fri Nov 02 2007

Confs: Morphology,Semantics,Syntax,Typology/France

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        1.    Patricia Cabredo Hofherr, Workshop on Nominal and Verbal Plurality

Message 1: Workshop on Nominal and Verbal Plurality
Date: 30-Oct-2007
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <cabredoccr.jussieu.fr>
Subject: Workshop on Nominal and Verbal Plurality
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Workshop on Nominal and Verbal Plurality

Date: 09-Nov-2007 - 10-Nov-2007
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Brenda Laca
Contact Email: brenda.lacaATlinguist.jussieu.fr
Meeting URL: http://www.umr7023.cnrs.fr/article.php3?id_article=295

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Meeting Description:

Invited Speakers:

Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin)
Leora Bar El (SOAS-London)
Ekkehard König (FU Berlin)

The Workshop on nominal and verbal plurality will take place on November 9th -
10th, 2007, in Paris. It is organized by the project 'Distributive dependencies:
nominal and verbal plurality' (CNRS, Fédération TUL).

This project explores the parallels and interactions between the nominal and the
verbal domain by targeting a wide semantic category, plurality, and its
morpho-syntactic manifestations across languages.

All contributions on morphological, syntactic, and semantic aspects of plurality
are welcome.

We particularly encourage contributions exploring the expressions of event
plurality and their interaction with argument plurality (reciprocals,
distributivity, 'pluractionals', plural nominalizations) and the nature of
cross-categorial plurality markers.

Dates : 9 et 10 novembre 2007
Lieu/Place : CNRS Pouchet, 59 rue Pouchet, Paris 75017
Métro : Guy Moquet ou Brochant (ligne 13), Rome (ligne 2)

Plan d'accès : http://www.umr7023.cnrs.fr/article.php3?id_article=86

Conférenciers invités/Invited Speakers

Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin)
Leora Bar-el (Montana)
Ekkehard König (FU Berlin)

Vendredi/Friday 9 Nov 2007

Conférence invitée/ invited speaker
Ekkehard König (FU Berlin)
Basic patterns in a typology of reciprocity

Olga Kagan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Aspect as Number in the Verbal Domain : Evidence from Russian


Anna M. Thornton (Università dell'Aquila)
Italian reduplicated imperatives as instances of verbal plurality

Ana Müller & Luciana Sanchez-Mendes (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
The Meaning of Pluractionality in Karitiana


Ekaterina Gruzdeva (Academy of Finland, University of Helsinki)
Distributive plurality in Nivkh

Sofia Oskolskaya (Saint-Petersbourg State University, Russia)
The suffix -cxa in Kalmyk : agreement marker or participant number marker ?


Conférence invitée / invited speaker
Leora Bar-el (Montana)
On the meaning of verbal number

Conférence invitée / invited speaker
Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin)
Plurality and lexicality

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (CNRS-LLF, Université Paris 7)
& Roberta Pires de Oliveira (Université de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis)
Reference to kinds in Brazilian Portuguese : definite singulars vs bare singulars

11h05-11h25 Pause/Break

George Tsoulas (University of York)
Number, Plurality, and Mass Terms in Greek

Eric Mathieu (University of Ottawa)
On the mass/count distinction and the role of number in Ojibwe

Makoto Kaneko (Okayama University)
Indexical plural marker -TATI in Japanese


Anna Pazelskaya (Moscow State University/ABBYY Software House)
When eventual semantics meets nominal form : plural of Russian event nouns

Artemis Alexiadou (University of Stuttgart),
Gianina Iordachioaia (University of Tübingen/ University of Stuttgart)
& Elena Soare (Université Paris8- CNRS UMR7023)
Plural Marking in Argument Supporting Nominalizations

Ces journées sont organisées avec le soutien des organismes suivants :
We gratefully acknowledge the support of :

Laboratoire Structures Formelles du Langage (UMR7023)
GDR 2521 Sémantique et Modélisation
École doctorale Cognition - Langage - Interaction (U Paris 8)
Projet Dépendances distributives : pluralité nominale et verbale de la
Fédération ''Typologie et universaux linguistiques'', CNRS FR 2559

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