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LINGUIST List 20.3032

Wed Sep 09 2009

Calls: General Ling, Ling Theories, Typology/Estonia

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        1.    Anne Tamm, Finiteness and Non-Finiteness

Message 1: Finiteness and Non-Finiteness
Date: 09-Sep-2009
From: Anne Tamm <anne.tammunifi.it>
Subject: Finiteness and Non-Finiteness
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Full Title: Finiteness and Non-Finiteness
Short Title: FNF2009

Date: 25-Nov-2009 - 25-Nov-2009
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Contact Person: Anne Tamm
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://uralictypology.pbworks.com/Finiteness+and+Non-Finiteness

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Typology

Call Deadline: 25-Nov-2009

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the workshop is to study the morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics of finiteness and non-finiteness, and its place in typology and linguistic theory forming. This is a twin event with the Uralic Typology Days, taking place on November 26-27, 2009 at the Institute of the Estonian Language, Tallinn. Topics include but are not confined to:

- Finiteness and non-finiteness in linguistic typology and linguistic theory forming
- (Non)-finiteness, nominal inflection, and verb forms
- Relationships between (non)-finiteness, functional categories, and other linguistic phenomena across languages
- (Non)-finiteness phenomena in related languages
- (Non-)-finiteness in historical sources and in the history of language
- (Non)-finite verb forms in linguistic corpora
- (Non)-finiteness in acquisition

Invited Talks:

Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm: t.b.a.
Helen de Hoop and Sander Lestrade: 'Case and Tense'
Diana Forker Finiteness in Hinuq: 'Converbs, Participles and Other Beasts'
Casper de Groot: t.b.a.
Tuomas Huumo: t.b.a.


Iris Metsmägi
Kristiina Ross
Heete Sahkai
Anne Tamm

Programme Committee:

Helle Metslang
Johanna Laakso
Jaakko Leino
Marianne Bakro-Nagy
Liina Lindström
Ilona Tragel

Call for Papers:

Hereby we are inviting contributions to the talk and poster sessions of the workshop. 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.

The deadline for sending an abstract is September 25, 2009. Please send your abstact to Iris Metsmägi iris.metsmagieki.ee. You will be informed about the acceptance by September 30, 2009.

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