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Tue Oct 28 2008

Confs: Indo-European, Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Syntax/Norway

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        1.    Jóhanna Barðdal, Workshop: Case and Alignment in Indo-European


Message 1: Workshop: Case and Alignment in Indo-European
Date: 27-Oct-2008
From: Jóhanna Barðdal <johanna.barddaluib.no>
Subject: Workshop: Case and Alignment in Indo-European
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Workshop: Case and Alignment in Indo-European

Date: 10-Dec-2008 - 11-Dec-2008
Location: Bergen, Norway
Contact: Johanna Barddal
Contact Email: johanna.barddaluib.no
Meeting URL: http://ling.uib.no/IECASTP/Workshop2.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Morphology;
Semantics; Syntax

Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Meeting Description:

The project 'Indo-European Case and Argument Structure in a Typological
Perspective' at the University of Bergen, led by Jóhanna Barðdal, advertises a
joint workshop with the project 'The Role of Semantic Fields in the Development
of Postpositions and Case Markers', led by Miriam Butt, University of Konstanz.
Theme: Case and Alignment in Indo-European

Case and Alignment in Indo-European
University of Bergen, Dragefjellet, Sem 1
10-11 December 2008

Program

Wednesday, December 10th 2008

10.00-10.05
Welcome

10.05-11.00
Jóhanna Barðdal (University of Bergen) & Thórhallur Eythórsson (University of
Iceland):
The Origin of the Oblique Subjects Construction: An Indo-European Comparison

11.00-12.00
Miriam Butt (University of Konstanz):
From Spatial Expression to Core Case Marker: Urdu Dative/Accusative ko

12.00-13.00
Lunch

13.00-14.00
Tikaram Poudel (University of Konstanz):
Nepali Ergativity: A Historical Perspective

14.00-15.00
Thomas Smitherman (University of Bergen):
The History of Adverbial Particles in the Formation of Indo-European Adpositions
and Verbal Morphology

15.00-15.30
Coffee Break

15.30-16.30
Karin Tikkanen (Uppsala University):
Expressions of Location, Direction and Separation in Sabellian and Latin: Bare
Case Constructions and Adpositional Phrases

16.30-17.30
Discussion

Thursday, December 11th 2008

10.00-11.00
Eystein Dahl (University of Oslo):
Non-Canonical Argument Realization in Indo-Iranian: A Preliminary Investigation

11.00-12.00
Tafseer Ahmed Khan (University of Konstanz):
Non Canonical Objects in South Asian languages

12.00-13.00
Lunch

13.00-14.00
Jóhanna Barðdal (University of Bergen) & Thórhallur Eythórsson (University of
Iceland):
Syntactic Reconstruction in Proto-Indo-European: A Principled Model

14.00-15.00
Discussion

15.00-15.30
Coffee Break

The workshop is open to everybody.
For more information about the project: http://ling.uib.no/IECASTP/index.htm
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