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Thu Mar 19 2009

Confs: General Linguistics/Denmark

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        1.    Katrine Sano, International Summer School in Grammaticalization

Message 1: International Summer School in Grammaticalization
Date: 17-Mar-2009
From: Katrine Sano <gradeasthum.ku.dk>
Subject: International Summer School in Grammaticalization
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International Summer School in Grammaticalization

Date: 18-Aug-2009 - 21-Aug-2009
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Contact: Katrine Sano
Contact Email: gradeasthum.ku.dk
Meeting URL: http://english.gradeast.dk/courses/summerschool2009/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Summer School presents different views on grammaticalization and
illustrates how grammaticalization can be applied in morphology, word order
studies and syntax (with a focus on constructions). Referring to a wide range
of different languages, the lecturers, who are all leading specialists in
grammaticalization, will discuss fundamental issues of grammaticalization on
the basis of prevailing theories within the field.

Lecturers: Elizabeth Closs Traugott, Henning Andersen, Brian D. Joseph, Lene
Schoesler, Lars Heltoft and Jens Noergaard-Soerensen.

The Summer School will be held at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Deadline for application: June 1st, 2009. Please fill out the registration form on http://english.gradeast.dk/courses/summerschool2009/. We accept applications from PhD students, i.e. graduate students who have finished an MA and are working on a PhD project. Participants should include a one page abstract of their project. Information about admittance will be sent out to applicants no later than June 15th, 2009.

International Summer School in Grammaticalization
18-21 August, 2009
University of Copenhagen, room 24.4.01
Organizer: GradEast Graduate School in Linguistics
(http://english.gradeast.dk/courses/summerschool2009/)

Programme

PhD project presentations: 20 minutes + 10 minutes of discussion

Tuesday 18th August
Topic of the morning: Grammaticalization and morphology

08:40-09:00: Jens Noergaard-Soerensen: Welcome and presentation

09:00-09:55: Henning Andersen: Morphologization, morphological change, and
demorphologization (chair: Lars Heltoft)
09:55-10:25: Discussion

10:25-10:35: Coffee break

10:35-11:30: Jens Noergaard-Soerensen: Morphological change and paradigmatic
structure (chair: Lars Heltoft)
11:30-12:00: Discussion

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:30: Parallel workshops: 2x3 PhD project presentations

14:30-14:45: Coffee break

14:45-16:15: Parallel workshops: 2x3 PhD project presentations

18:00: Dinner for all participants

Wednesday 19th August
Topic of the morning: Grammaticalization and word order

09:00-09:55: Elizabeth Closs Traugott: Grammaticalization and word order change
(chair: Lene Schoesler)
09:55-10:25: Discussion

10:25-10:35: Coffee break

10:35-11:30: Lars Heltoft: Word order change and paradigmatic structure
(chair: Lene Schoesler)
11:30-12:00: Discussion

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:30: Parallel workshops: 2x3 PhD project presentations

14:30-14:45: Coffee break

14:45-16:15: Parallel workshops: 2x3 PhD project presentations

18:00: Dinner for all participants

Thursday 20st August
Topic of the morning: Grammaticalization and constructions

09:00-09:55: Lene Schoesler: Introduction to constructions: the case of the
dative in Latin and Romance languages (chair: Jens Noergaard-Soerensen)
09:55-10:25: Discussion

10:25-10:35: Coffee break

10:35-11:30: Lars Heltoft: Constructions: paradigmatic structure and usage. The
case of the dative in Danish (chair: Jens Noergaard-Soerensen)
11:30-12:00: Discussion

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:00: Brian D. Joseph: Grammaticalization and comparative linguistics
(Chair: Lene Schoesler)
14:00-14:30: Discussion

14:30-14:45: Coffee break

14:45-16:15: Parallel workshops: 2x3 PhD project presentations

18:00: Dinner for all participants


Friday 21nd August
Topic of the day: What is grammaticalization?

09:00-09:55: Elizabeth Closs Traugott: Implications of form vs. function
approaches for defining grammaticalization (chair: Lars Heltoft)
09:55-10:25: Discussion

10:25-10:35: Coffee break

10:35-11:30: Brian D. Joseph: What grammaticalization is and is not
(chair: Lene Schoesler)
11:30-12:00: Discussion

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:00: Henning Andersen: What's wrong with grammaticalization: Issues and
nonissues (chair: Jens Noergaard-Soerensen)
14:00-14:30: Discussion

14:30-14:45: Coffee break

14:45-16:15: Panel discussion and evaluation (chair: Jens Noergaard-Soerensen)
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