LINGUIST List 20.3031|
Wed Sep 09 2009
Calls: Uralic Languages, Morphology, Syntax, Typology/Estonia
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The Uralic Typology Days
Message 1: The Uralic Typology Days
From: Anne Tamm <anne.tammunifi.it>
Subject: The Uralic Typology Days
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Full Title: The Uralic Typology Days
Short Title: UTD
Date: 26-Nov-2009 - 27-Nov-2009
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Contact Person: Anne Tamm
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://uralictypology.pbworks.com/Uralic-Typology-Days
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Syntax; Typology
Language Family(ies): Uralic
Call Deadline: 25-Sep-2009
The purpose of the Typology Days in Tallinn is the following:
-To advance the scientific study of the Uralic languages (official languages as well as variants) and define their structures within the context of cross-linguistic diversity;
-To further mutual awareness, dialogue, and co-operation between the international community of linguists specialized in the particular Uralic languages and those interested in the Uralic data across theoretical frameworks and subdisciplines;
-To provide a forum for the Uralic languages and for working towards a database structure that is useful for linguists across linguistic frameworks, in the spirit of linguistic typology; and by doing so, to identify the areas of critically missing research in the Uralic linguistics.
-It is a twin event with Finiteness and Non-Finiteness, taking place on November 25, 2009 at the Institute of the Estonian Language, Tallinn.
Keynote Speakers of this twin event with Finiteness and Non-Finiteness, taking place on November 25, 2009:
Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm: t.b.a.
Ferenc Havas: 'Prenominativity in the Uralic Languages'
Helen de Hoop and Sander Lestrade 'Case and Tense'
Diana Forker Finiteness in Hinuq: 'Converbs, Participles and Other Beasts'
Marianne Bakró-Nagy Conditional constructions in the Uralic languages: 'A view from Designing a Database Structure'
Seppo Kittilä: t.b.a.
Casper de Groot: t.b.a.
Tuomas Huumo: t.b.a.
Johanna Laakso: t.b.a.
Riho Grünthal: t.b.a.
Call for Papers:
Hereby we are inviting contributions to the talk, exhibition and poster sessions of the conference. We expect contributions on lexical typology; to mention some topics: verb classes, lexicalized aspect, case marking of arguments, temperature expressions, and any areas where there are lexical restrictions on grammatical structures.
We are open to all linguistic areas of the Uralic languages as long as they deal with the structure of these languages
We are planning to feature a minisession on the possessive constructions in the Uralic languages.
-The deadline for sending an abstract is September 25, 2009. The languages are English or Russian. Submissions should describe original work, completed or in progress, be anonymous (no authors, affiliations or addresses, and no explicit self-reference), be no longer than two (2) pages of A4 including examples and references, and be in PDF format. A separate file should contain the title, the author's name, and affiliation.
Please send your abstact to Sven-Erik Soosaar: svenerikeki.ee. You will be informed about the acceptance by September 30, 2009.
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