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LINGUIST List 20.1021

Mon Mar 23 2009

Confs: Historical Linguistics, Morphology/Cyprus

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        1.    Photini Coutsougera, 7th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting 2009

Message 1: 7th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting 2009
Date: 21-Mar-2009
From: Photini Coutsougera <photiniucy.ac.cy>
Subject: 7th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting 2009
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7th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting 2009
Short Title: MMM7

Date: 10-Sep-2009 - 13-Sep-2009
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Contact: Marianna Katsoyannou
Contact Email: mmm7ucy.ac.cy
Meeting URL: http://www.ucy.ac.cy/mmm

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Morphology

Meeting Description:

The 7th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting will be held in Cyprus between 10-13
September 2009. Consistent with tradition, MMM7 will comprise one theme-free day
and one day devoted to a special theme, which this year will be 'Morphology and
Diachrony'. Submissions from all theoretical frameworks are welcome.

Thursday, 10 September 2009

17.00 - 19.00
Registration

19.00 - 19.20
Greetings by the Local Organisers and members of the Scientific Committee

19.20 - 20.00
Invited Talk
Professor Geert Booij
University Of Leiden
Morphology and Diachrony

20.00 - 21.30
Reception

Friday, 11 September 2009

9.00 - 9.40
Invited Talk
Professor Nigel Vincent
University Of Manchester
TBA

9.40 - 10.10
Kristel Van Goethem & Dany Amiot
Affixation Processes in French and Dutch

10.10 - 10.40
Eleonora Dimela
From Compounding to Prefixation: Diachronic and Dialectal Evidence from Greek

10.40 - 11.10
Break

11.10 - 11.40
Martin Maiden
Suppletion in Diachrony. A New Case-Study from the Romance Alps

11.40 - 12.10
Annamaria Bartolotta
Aspectual Suppletion and Paradigm Defectiveness in the Proto-Indo-European
Verbal System

12.10 - 12.40
Theodore Markopoulos
Cypriot Greek and the Eastern Mediterranean: On the Story of a 'Loss' of a Case

12.40 - 13.10
Konstantinos Kakarikos
Feature Hierarchy and Nominal Inflection: Evidence from Ancient Greek

13.10 - 15.30
Lunch

15.30 - 16.00
Frans Plank, Thomas Mayer & Tikaram Poudel
Phonological Fusion Is Not the Only, and Probably Not Even the Main, Source Of
Morphological Cumulation

16.00 - 16.30
Aditi Lahiri
Constraints on the Reanalysis of Suffix and Root Morphemes

16.30 - 17.00
Hans-Olav Enger
Sound Laws, Inflectional Change and the Autonomy of Morphology

17.00 - 17.30
Break

17.30 - 18.00
Carmen Scherer
Word Formation and Diachrony

18.00 - 18.30
Dimitra Melissaropoulou & Ioanna Manolessou
Theoretical and Diachronic Aspects of Augmentation: Evidence from Greek

18.30 - 19.00
Jaap Van Marle
On The 'Internalization' Of Clitics

19.00 - 19.40 Invited Talk
Professor Stephen R. Anderson
Yale University
TBA

Saturday, 12 September 2009

9.00 - 9.40
Invited Talk
Professor Östen Dahl
Stockholm University
TBA

9.40 - 10.10
Matthew Baerman & Greville Corbett
A Typology of Inflectional Exponence: Stems, Affixes, and What Lies Between

10.10 - 10.40
Gereon Müller
Syncretism in Optimality Theory: Underspecification vs. Leading Forms

10.40 - 11.10
Alice Harris & Andrei Antonenko
Distributed Agreement in Archi and Other Languages

11.10 - 12.30
Break & Poster Session

12.30 - 13.00
Akira Watanabe
A Morphological Solution to Agreement Puzzles in Slavic

13.00 - 13.30
Maarten Janssen
Romance Gender Nouns: Inflection vs. Derivation

13.30 - 15.30
Lunch

15.30 - 16.00
Anna Maria Di Sciullo
Recursion in FLN

16.00 - 16.30
Akiko Nagano & Masaharu Shimada
English [V-A]V Forms and the Interaction Between Morphology and Syntax

16.30 - 17.00
Marina Chumakina
Nominal Periphrasis: A Canonical Approach

17.00 - 17.30
Robert Ratcliffe
Why Do Languages Develop and Maintain Non-Concatenative Morphology?

17.30 - 18.00
Break

18.00 - 18.30
Hideki Kishimoto
Locative Alternation and Verb Compounding in Japanese

18.30 - 19.00
Lior Laks
One Verb, Two Forms: On Morphological Variation in the Verbal System of Hebrew

19.00 - 19.30
Giorgio Francesco Arcodia
A Constructional Approach to Headedness and Categoriality in Sino-Vietnamese
Compounds

19.30 - 20.00
Business Meeting

Alternates

Barbara Schlücker
Analogy in Naming

Fiammetta Namer
Prefixed Vs. Compound Deverbal Nouns in French and Italian: Which Morphological
Process?

Alina Villalva
Participles from a Morphological Point of View

Poster Session (In Alphabetical Order)

Suzanne Aalberse
Politeness or Inflectional Economy: Loss of Second Person Singular Marking in Dutch

Bianca Basciano
'Direct' and 'Indirect' Causativization by Morphological Means: The Case of Chinese

Shishir Bhattacharja
Diachronic Morphology In The Light Of Whole Word Morphology

Eulàlia Bonet, Maria-Rosa Lloret & Joan Mascaró
Analogy, Contrast, and Form in the Evolution of the Catalan Pronominal System

Jan Don & Eva Van Lier
Derivation and Categorization in Flexible and Differentiated Languages

Susann Fisher
Productivity and Blocking in Portuguese and Spanish Deverbal Nouns on
{-Mento/-Miento}, {Ção/-Ción} and Their Origins on {-Mentum} and {-Tio} in Latin

Nicola Grandi
Coordinate Compounds: Can We Do Without Head?

Aurélie Guerrero & Fabio Montermini
The Structure of Adjectival Paradigms in Romance Languages

Nabil Hathout
Semantic Description of French -Able and Anti- Within the Force Dynamics Framework

Seda Kan & Kadir Gökgöz
Topics in Sign Language Morphology: Compound Formation in Turkish Sign Language

Ana Luís
The Evolution of Morphemic Structure: Evidence from Creolization

Claire Meul
The Morphological Restructuring of the Infix -Idi- From Latin to Ladin: An
Ovidian Metamorphosis!

Maria Napoli
One Suffix, Two Stories. Past Participles In *-To- From Latin to Italian
Fatemeh Nemati

The Interaction of Lexicality and Compositionality in a Working Typology of
Persian Complex Predicates

Susanna Padrosa-Trias
No Coordinate Compounds

Pavel Stichauer & Antonietta Bisetto
The Adjectival and Nominal Nature of -Tore Derivatives: A Diachronic View

Elena Voskovskaia
Morphological Productivity and Family Size: Evidence from French Compound Nouns
Garde-X And N-De-N

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