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Fri Sep 11 2009

Confs: Cognitive Science, Typology/Italy

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        1.    Giovanna Marotta, International Conference on Space in Language

Message 1: International Conference on Space in Language
Date: 10-Sep-2009
From: Giovanna Marotta <gmarottaling.unipi.it>
Subject: International Conference on Space in Language
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International Conference on Space in Language

Date: 08-Oct-2009 - 10-Oct-2009
Location: Pisa, Italy
Contact: Giovanna Marotta
Contact Email: space09ling.unipi.it
Meeting URL: http://www.humnet.unipi.it/dott_linggensac/SPACE/index.php

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Typology

Meeting Description:

The conference 'Space in Language' is intended to focus on the present status of
the research on space and its encoding inside languages. A special purpose of
the conference is to promote the activity of young researchers and PhD students.

Wednesday, October 7th (Department of Linguistics, Via S. Maria, 36, Pisa)

16.00-18.30
Registration

Thursday, October 8th -
Morning session (AulaU. Dini, Piazza del Castelletto, Pisa

8.30
Registration

9.30
Opening

10.00
Barbara Landau, Johns Hopkins University
The Representation of Paths in Language and Cognition: Universal Asymmetries and
their Cause

11.00
Coffee Break

11.30
Norbert Ross
Language and Spatial Cognition: One More Spin on the Table

11.50
Cinzia Citraro, Approcci alla semantica preposizionale: quale il valore delle
schematizzazioni?

12.10
Alexandra Corina Stavinschi, Fra pronomi e avverbi: concettualizzazione dello
spazio e codifica linguistica

12.30
Jean-Pierre Desclés, Zlatka Guentchéva
Quasi Topological Representations (QTR) of Spatial Places and Spatial Temporal
Movements in Natural Languages

12.50
Lunch

Thursday, October 8th -
Afternoon session (Polo Carmignani, piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa)

15.00
Leonard Talmy, University of Buffalo
Spatial Primitives in Language

16.00
Caroline Imbert
What Adpositions do that Satellites Cannot. Semantic and Conceptual Constraints
on Path-coding Categories

16.20
Benjamin Fagard, Laure Sarda, Anetta Kopecka
Descriptive Strategies in the Representation of Path of Motion: A
Cross-linguistic Perspective

16.40
Coffee Break

17.00
Short Presentations and Poster Session
Alexandriu Laurentiu Cohal, Margherita Donati, Elias Gallardo, Francesco Grande,
Claudio Iacobini and Concetta Di Biase, Maria Ivana Lorenzetti, Marion
Krause-Burmester, Anna Lentovskaya, Alberto Manco

Friday, October 9th -
Morning session (Aula U. Dini, piazza del Castelletto, Pisa)

9.00
Domenico Silvestri, University of Napoli "l'Orientale"
La rappresentazione linguistica dello spazio: greco e sumerico a confronto

10.00
Giacomo Ferrari, Monica Mosca
Preverbs and Prepositions in Some Ancient Indo-European Languages

10.20
Gard Jenset
Space, Time and Existence: The Case of There in Early English

10.40
Linda Meini, Barbara McGillivray
Tra semantica e sintassi: la spazialità in latino

11.00
Coffee Break

11.30
Nora Ruesch
Categorizing Placement Events in German as a Second Language

11.50
Cinzia Citarrella
La connessione spazio-tempo nei sistemi preposizionali

12.10
Yinglin Ji, Henriette Hendriks, Maya Hickmann
Adults' Expression of Voluntary and Caused Motion Events in Chinese and in English

12.30
Wojciech Lewandowski
Typological Differences in the Construal of Deictic Space and their Implications
for SLA

12.50
Valentina Cuccio
Linguaggio e rappresentazione spaziale nella sindrome di Williams

13.10
Lunch



Friday, October 9th -
Afternoon session (Polo Carmignani, piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa)

15.00
Pietro Pietrini, University of Pisa
Space Representation in the Absence of Sight in the Human Brain

16.00
Catalina Iricinschi
Space and language: Crossed-hands Effects on Language Processing

16.20
Efstathia Soroli, Maya Hickmann
Spatial Cognition in French and in English: Evidence from Eye-movements

16.40
Coffee Break

17.00
Short presentations and poster session
Marco Carmello, Daniele Franceschi, Konstantina Garoufi and Alexander Koller,
Dorothea Hoffmann, Miyuki Ishibashi, Agnieska Latos, Liliana Martinez, Anna
Pompei, Alexander Rostovtsev-Popiel


Saturday, October 10th -
Morning session (Aula U. Dini, piazza del Castelletto, Pisa)

9.00
Giuliano Bernini, University of Bergamo
Codificazione di relazioni spaziali e classi di parola

10.00
Laila Craighero, University of Ferrara
Spazio, movimento e sistema motorio

11.00
Coffee Break

11.30
Maurizio Gnerre, Claudia Fabrizio
Per una tipologia dei mutamenti e delle derive pragmatiche dei deittici spaziali

11.50
Gian Claudio Batic
Lexicon and Grammar of Space in West Chadic

12.10
Luna Filipovic, Beyond Manner and Path: Subcomponents of Motion Events and their
Role in Language and Memory

12.50
Closing remarks
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