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Mon Feb 04 2008

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Message 1: Morphological Variation and Change in Languages of the Caucasus
Date: 01-Feb-2008
From: Nino Amiridze <Nino.Amiridzelet.uu.nl>
Subject: Morphological Variation and Change in Languages of the Caucasus
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Morphological Variation and Change in Languages of the Caucasus
Short Title: MVCLC

Date: 03-Feb-2008 - 06-Feb-2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact: Nino Amiridze
Contact Email: Nino.Amiridzelet.uu.nl
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/~nino.amiridze/personal/organization/mvclc.html

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology

Meeting Description:

Morphological Variation and Change in Languages of the Caucasus
Workshop at the 13th International Morphology Meeting
February 2008, Vienna, Austria
http://www.let.uu.nl/~nino.amiridze/personal/organization/mvclc.html

Morphological Variation and Change in Languages of the Caucasus (MVCLC)

A Related Workshop of the 13th International Morphology Meeting (IMM13),
February 3-6, 2008, Vienna, Austria

Website of IMM13: http://www.wu-wien.ac.at/inst/roman/imm13

Reference website for the workshop:
http://www.let.uu.nl/~Nino.Amiridze/personal/organization/mvclc.html

Invited Speakers:

Alice C. Harris (SUNY Stony Brook)
Johanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley)

Venue: Centre of Translation Studies, University of Vienna, Gymnasiumstrasse 50,
A- 1190 Vienna, Austria

Program

Tuesday, February 5, 2008.

10:00-11:00
Invited Talk. Proving that Change is Induced by Contact: Examples from the Caucasus.
Alice C. Harris (SUNY Stony Brook)

11:00-11:30
Coffee break.

11:30-12:00
Typology of Morphosyntactic Variations of Ergative Constructions in the Batsbi
and the Georgian Languages.
Rusudan Asatiani and Marina Ivanishvili (Institute of Oriental Studies, Georgian
Academy of Sciences).

12:00-12:30
Person agreement and cliticization of personal pronouns in Batsbi.
Yasuhiro Kojima (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies).

12:30-13:00
On Possible West-Caucasian Influence on Possession Marking in Ossetic.
David Erschler (The Independent University of Moscow, Russia) and Arseny Vydrin
(The Institute of Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Sceinces).

13:00-14:30
Lunch break.

14:30-15:00
Variation of oblique noun stem markers in Daghestanian languages.
Aleksandr Kibrik (Moscow State University).

15:00-15:30
Diachronic and dialectological variation of verb morphology in Armenian:
Internal and/or contact-induced changes?
Anaid Donabedian-Demopoulos (INALCO) and Agnes Ouzounian (INALCO; Institut
Catholique de Paris).

15:30-16:00
Coffee break

16:00-16:30
The factors of variation in de¯niteness marking in the history of Georgian.
Albert Ortmann and Tinatin Kiguradze (University of Duesseldorf).

16:30-17:00
Loss of morphological complexity under language contact. The case of Georgian.
Nino Amiridze (Utrecht University).

17:00-17:30
The loss of case system in Ardesheni Laz and its morpho-syntactic consequences.
Balkiz Ozturk (Bogazici University).

17:30-17:50
Khinalug 2007. Creating a digital portrait of an endangered language. A film.

17:50-18:10
Eastern Armenian National Corpus: A tool for linguists/typologists.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008.

10:00-11:00
Invited Talk. Variation in the Distribution of Source Gender in
Nakh-Daghestanian.
Johanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley).

11:00-11:30
Coffee break.

11:30-12:00
Contact-induced morphological change in the Agul dialects.
Dmitry Ganenkov and Timur Maisak (Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of
Sceinces).

12:00-12:30
Contact-Induced Uses of Volitive Moods in Daghestanian.
Nina Dobrushina (State University Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

12:30-13:00
On the way to Evidentiality: Some observations on Georgian Perfect.
Manana Topadze (University of Pavia).

13:00-14:30
Lunch break.

14:30-15:00
Short-term morphological changes in Archi.
Marina Chumakina (University of Surrey).

15:00-15:30
Inclusive in Archi.
Michael Daniel (Moscow State University).

15:30-16:00
Mehweb: Archaic or innovative?
Nina Sumbatova (Russian State University for the Humanities).


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