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LINGUIST List 21.2185

Tue May 11 2010

Confs: Italian, Morphology, Historical Ling/UK

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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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.



Introductory talk: Mair Parry (Bristol): Italian Linguistics: Past and Present

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

Coffee break

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


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

Coffee break

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

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


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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