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LINGUIST List 19.1841

Tue Jun 10 2008

Confs: Typology/UK

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Message 1: Grammar and Space
Date: 09-Jun-2008
From: Paul Rowlett <p.a.rowlettsalford.ac.uk>
Subject: Grammar and Space
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Grammar and Space

Date: 07-Nov-2008 - 07-Nov-2008
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact: Nigel Vincent
Contact Email: nigel.vincentmanchester.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.philsoc.org.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Meeting Description:

PhilSoc is pleased to announce the details of its one-day symposium on 'Grammar
and Space' taking place at the University of Manchester on Fri 7 Nov 08. The
event will run from 12 Noon and will include presentations from Stephen
Levinson, Sotaro Kita, Maarten Lemmans, Maya Hickmann and Regine Eckardt.
Attendance at the Symposium is free to PhilSoc members; non-members may apply
for membership on the day. The Society is also offering financial support for
student associate members to help cover the cost of travel to Manchester.

12 Noon--1pm:
Stephen Levinson (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
[title to be confirmed]

1pm--2pm:
Lunch

2pm--2.50pm:
Sotaro Kita (School of Psychology, University of Birmingham)
The Relationship Between Grammar and Gesture: A Case of Space

2.50pm--3.40pm:
Maarten Lemmans (University of Lille 3)
The Typology of Spatial Marking
[precise title to be confirmed]

3.40pm--4.10pm:
Tea

4.10pm--5pm:
Maya Hickmann (CNRS & University of Paris 8)
Motion Across Languages: Typological Constraints in Acquisition

5pm--6pm:
Regine Eckardt (Göttingen University)
The Grammar of Spatial Description: Locative Inversion

6pm--7pm:
Drinks reception offered by the School of Languages, Linguistics & Cultures,
University of Manchester

7.30pm:
Dinner (for speakers and others who wish to attend)
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