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LINGUIST List 21.2855

Fri Jul 09 2010

Confs: Semantics, Typology/Netherlands

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        1.    Jenny Doetjes, Workshop on Pluractionality: Towards a Typology of Verbal Plurality

Message 1: Workshop on Pluractionality: Towards a Typology of Verbal Plurality
Date: 08-Jul-2010
From: Jenny Doetjes <j.doetjeshum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Workshop on Pluractionality: Towards a Typology of Verbal Plurality
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Workshop on Pluractionality: Towards a Typology of Verbal Plurality

Date: 26-Aug-2010 - 26-Aug-2010
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact: Jenny Doetjes
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucl/news-events/news/workshop-pluractionality.html

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Typology

Meeting Description:

In this workshop we would like to bring together researchers working on pluractionality both in traditional pluractional languages and on similar phenomena in languages that do not have morphological marking of event plurality. The goal of this workshop is to increase the understanding of various aspects of pluractionality.

Program

9h30-9h40: Introduction to the workshop

9h40-10h40: Invited speaker: Sigrid Beck (Univ. of Tübingen):
Pluractional comparisons

10h40-11h00: Coffee break

11h00-11h35: Jocelyn Ballantyne & Loretta O’Connor (Utrecht
University College/ Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen):
Multiple action in the Lowland Chontal of Oaxaca

11h35-12h10: Robert Henderson (Univ. of California):
Pluractionality- based distributivity and dependent indefinites (in Kaqchikel)

12h10-13h30: Lunch break

13h30-14h05: Doris Payne (Univ. of Oregon, SIL Int.):
Chameleons move slowly away

14h05-14h40: Ongaye Oda (LUCL):
Pluractionality in Konso

14h40-15h15: Lameen Souag (SOAS):
Kwarandzyey and the semantic typology of pluractionality

15h15-15h35: Coffee break

15h35-16h10: Roger Blench (Kay Williamson Educ. Found.):
Pluractional verbs in the languages of Central Nigeria

16h10-17h00: Discussion (introduced by Kateřina Součková)

17h00: Drinks

19h00: Dinner


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