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Confs: Typology, Morphology, Syntax/Australia

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        1.    Alexandra Aikhenvald, International Workshop 'Possession and Ownership'

Message 1: International Workshop 'Possession and Ownership'
Date: 10-Sep-2010
From: Alexandra Aikhenvald <Alexandra.Aikhenvaldjcu.edu.au>
Subject: International Workshop 'Possession and Ownership'
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International Workshop 'Possession and Ownership'
Short Title: PO

Date: 27-Sep-2010 - 02-Oct-2010
Location: Cairns, Australia
Contact: Alexandra Aikhenvald
Contact Email: Alexandra.Aikhenvaldjcu.edu.au
Meeting URL: http://www.jcu.edu.au/events/eventscns/JCUPRD1_061380.html

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Syntax; Typology

Meeting Description:

Possession and Ownership

The Tenth International Workshop organised by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and
R. M. W. Dixon Language and Culture Research Group, Faculty of Arts,
Education and Social Sciences, and the Cairns Institute, James Cook
University, Cairns

27 September - 2 October 2010

The Workshop focuses on a wide variety of types of possessive
constructions (possessive noun phrases, predicative possession and more),
and correlations between linguistic expression and conceptualization of
possession and ownership across the world's languages. Auditors are
welcome, at no fee (but note that we are unable to arrange accommodation
for auditors). A hard copy of the Position Paper can be supplied on request.

Monday, 27 September in building E2, room 113/113a

Morning Session. Chair: R. M. W. Dixon

9:00
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald (JCU) 'Possession and Ownership: a Cross-linguistic
Perspective'

10:30
Coffee

11:00
Anne Storch (University of Cologne) 'Possession in Jukun (Benue-Congo Family)'

12:30
Lunch

Afternoon Session. Chair: Anne Schwarz
2:00
Felix Ameka (University of Leiden) 'Possession in Likpe (Kwa Family)'

3:30
Coffee

4:00
Mark Post (JCU) 'Possession in Galo (Tibeto-Burman)'

5:30
Finish

Tuesday, 28 September in building E2, room 113/113a

Morning Session. Chair: Mark Post

9:00
Isabelle Bril (CNRS, Paris) 'Possession and Ownership in Nêlêmwa (Oceanic
Branch of Austronesian)'

10:30
Coffee

11:00
Gloria Gravelle (Free University, Amsterdam) 'Possession in Moskona (Papuan
Region)'

12:30
Lunch

Afternoon Session. Chair: Henry Chang

2:00
Yongxian Luo (University of Melbourne) 'Possession in Chinese, with Notes on
Zhuang (Tai Family)'

3:30
Coffee

4:00
Tianqiao (Mike) Lu (JCU) 'Possession in Maonan (Tai-Kadai)'

5:30
Finish
pto

Wednesday 29 September ? free day

Thursday 30 September in Library, Room B1.031

Morning Session. Chair: Tianqiao (Mike) Lu

9:00
Lev Michael (University of California, Berkeley) 'Possession in Nanti (Arawak
Family)'

10:30
Coffee

11:00
Anne Schwarz (JCU) 'Possession in Buli (Gur family)'

12:30
Lunch

Afternoon Session. Chair: Ton Otto
2:00
Rosita Henry (JCU) 'Being and Belonging: Exchange Relations and Land Ownership
in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea'

3:30
Coffee

4:00
Michael Wood (JCU) 'Possessing the Wind: Kamula Property Interests in the New
Carbon Economy'

5:30
Finish

Friday 1 October in building E2, room 113/113a
Morning Session. Chair: R. M. W. Dixon

9:00
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald (JCU) 'Possession and Ownership in Manambu (Ndu Family,
Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea)'

10:30
Coffee

11:00
Professor Sandra Harding, Vice-Chancellor and President of James Cook University
will welcome participants and launch Alexandra Aikhenvald's new book Imperatives
and Commands (Oxford University Press).

11:10
Zygmunt Frajzyngier (University of Colorado at Boulder) 'Possession in Wandala
(Chadic subgroup of Afro-asiatic)'

12:40
Lunch

Afternoon Session. Chair: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

2:00
Alan Dench (University of Western Australia) 'Possession and Ownership in
Martuthunira (Australian)'

3:30
Coffee

4:00
Group discussion

5:00
Finish

Saturday 2 October in building E2, room 113/113a

9:30
start
Chair: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

9:30
R. M. W. Dixon (JCU) 'What Can We Conclude?'

11:00
Coffee

11:30
Group discussion and publication plans

1:00
Finish
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