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LINGUIST List 21.2185

Tue May 11 2010

Confs: Italian, Morphology, Historical Ling/UK

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        1.    Chiara Ciarlo, Italian Linguistics in the UK

Message 1: Italian Linguistics in the UK
Date: 11-May-2010
From: Chiara Ciarlo <c.ciarloreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Italian Linguistics in the UK
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Italian Linguistics in the UK

Date: 11-Jun-2010 - 11-Jun-2010
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Contact: Chiara Ciarlo
Contact Email: c.ciarloreading.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Morphology

Subject Language(s): Italian (ita)

Meeting Description:

Italian Linguistics in the UK: Traditions, Challenges, Perspectives.

Henley Business School (room 108)
Whiteknights Campus - University of Reading

Reading 11th June 2010.

Programme

9:00-9:30
Registration

9:30-10:00
Introductory talk: Mair Parry (Bristol): Italian Linguistics: Past and Present

10:00-11:15
First session:

Martin Maiden (Oxford): Italian Compound Nouns and the Autonomy of Morphology

Valeria Bandecchi (UC Dublin): Lexicalization of Manner in Italian Motion Verbs:
Italian in a Cross-linguistic Perspective

Jennie Parkinson (St. Andrews): Italo-Romance Conditional

11:15-11:30
Coffee break

11:30-12:45
Second session
Francesco Romano (Essex - Perugia): The Role of Phonological Salience and
Morphological Richness in the Development of Morphosyntactic Knowledge:
Comparative Evidence from L2 Italian and L2 English

Chiara La Sala (Leeds): Minority Language Planning in Italy: the Standardization
of Sardinian

12:45-13:45
Lunch

13:45-15:00
Third session:

Adam Ledgeway (Cambridge): Dual Complementiser Systems in the Modern Dialects of
the Upper South

Diego Pescarini (Bristol): The Alternation el/lo ('he') in Veronese: a
Diachronic Survey

Jacqueline Visconti (Birmingham - Genova): On Subjectification: the Evolution of
Italian addirittura, perfino/persino, qualora

15:00-15:15
Coffee break

15:15-16:30
Fourth session:

Annick Paternoster (Leeds, Lugano): Formal Politeness vs Emotional Discourse in
Pinocchio (1883)

Roberta Piazza (Sussex): The Pragmatics of Horror Films

Gabrina Pounds (East Anglia): The Representation of Cultural Values in the
Discourse of English and Italian Online Property Advertising

16:30-17:30
Round table: Traditions, Challenges and Perspectives
-Federico Faloppa (Reading), Brian Richardson (Leeds), Martin Maiden (Oxford),
Mair Parry (Bristol), Adam Ledgeway (Cambridge)

Registration:

Those who would like to attend the conference should register by Monday 31st May
by sending an email to Chiara Ciarlo at c.ciarloreading.ac.uk.

Italian Linguistics in UK is supported by:

School of Modern Languages - University of Reading
''The Italianist''
LAGB - Linguistics Association of Great Britain
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