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LINGUIST List 21.3900

Mon Oct 04 2010

Confs: Afroasiatic, Phonology, Syntax, General Ling/France

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        1.    Sabrina Bendjaballah, BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar

Message 1: BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar
Date: 02-Oct-2010
From: Sabrina Bendjaballah <sabrina.bendjaballahgmail.com>
Subject: BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar
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BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar

Date: 25-Nov-2010 - 27-Nov-2010
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Sabrina Bendjaballah
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://baallconference.linguist.univ-paris-diderot.fr/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Phonology; Syntax

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic

Meeting Description:

BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar

November 25-27, 2010
Paris, France

BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar is organized at the initiative of Brill’s Annual of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics, the youngest international journal of theoretical linguistics. The conference is intended as a forum for the presentation and discussion of ongoing theoretical research on the languages of the Afroasiatic family. Contributions in all areas of linguistic research are welcome: phonology, morphology, syntax, and their interfaces, dialectology and historical linguistics.

The Conference will be held at the Paris campus of the University of Chicago on 25, 26, 27 November 2010.

Invited Speakers:

- Outi Bat-El (Tel Aviv University)
- Lina Choueiri (American University of Beirut)
- Mara Frascarelli (Università degli Studi Roma Tre)
- Russell Schuh (UCLA)

Organizers:

- Sabrina Bendjaballah
- Jean Lowenstamm
- Chris Reintges


25/11/2010

9.00-9.30
Registration & coffee

9.30-9.45
Welcome and practical matters

9.45-10.45
Invited speaker: R. Schuh (UCLA)

10.45-11.00
Break

11.00-11.45
A. Fassi Fehri (Mohammed V University, Rabat) 'Finiteness, Logophors, and Double Access Construal in Arabic'

11.45-12.30
Z. Wijler (Tel-Aviv University) 'Contrast-Evidence from Adverb Distribution in Modern Hebrew'

12.30-14.00
Lunch

14.00-14.45
A. Kihm (CNRS & Univ. Paris 7, LLF) 'Plural Formation in Nubi and in Arabic'

14.45-15.45
Invited speaker: L. Choueiri (American University of Beirut) 'Possessive chez and with, and Null Place: a Study of Have-possessives in Arabic'

15.45-16.00
Break

16.00-16.45
M. Lahrouchi (CNRS & Univ. Paris 8, SFL) 'Templatic Constraints in Berber Derivational Morphology'

16.45-17.30
I. Spector (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 'On the Syntax and Semantics of Hebrew ze-clefts'

26/11/2010

9.00-9.45
Z. Segal (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) & I. Landau (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) 'A Verbal Alternation under a Scalar Constraint'

9.45.10.30
C. Darmon (DDL & University Lyon 2) 'Simple and Multiple Causatives in Xamtanga'

10.30-10.45
Break

10.45-11.30
H. Borer (USC) & S. Ouwayda (USC) 'Count Plural vs. Cardinal Plural in Arabic'

11.30-12.15
I. Meir (University of Haifa), S. Uziel-Karl (University of Haifa and Ono Academic College), K. Moed (University of Haifa) & R. Yifat(University of Haifa) Bidd- 'want' in Spoken Palestinian Arabic: Processes of Acquisition and Grammaticalization'

12.15-13.45
Lunch

13.45-14.30
C. Lucas (SOAS) 'Purely Postverbal Negation in Palestinian and Cairene Arabic: A Reconstruction'

14.30-15.15
P. Hallman (University of Vienna) 'Verbal Complexes in Lebanese Arabic'

15.15-15.30
Break

15.30-16.30
A. Belkadi (SOAS) 'The Internal Structure of the Berber DP: a Hierarchical Account'

16.15-17.15
Invited speaker: M. Frascarelli (Università degli Studi Roma Tre) 'Information Structure in Somali. Evidence from the Syntax-phonology Interface'

17.15-17.45
Business meeting

20.00
Dinner

27/11/2010

9.00-9.45
U. Shlonsky (Université de Genève) 'The Connection Between Null Subjects And Topicalization'

9.45-10.30
M. Grubic (University of Potsdam, SFB 632) 'An Interface Account of Focus Realization in Ngamo (West Chadic)'

10.30-10.45
Break

10.45-11.30
I. Botwinik (Tel-Aviv University) & A. Meltzer-Asscher(Tel-Aviv University) 'What Processing Data from Hebrew Tell Us About the Merger of Adjuncts'

11.30-12.15
H. Ouali (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) 'Anti-Agreement Effect as C-Agreement'

12.15-13.45
Lunch

13.45-14.30
L. Downing (ZAS, Berlin) & M. Mous (LUCL, Leiden University) 'Challenges of Cushitic Reduplication for Generalized Template Theory'

14.30-15.15
E. Doron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) & I. Meir (University of Haifa) 'Definiteness in Standard and Colloquial Hebrew'

15.15.15.30
Break

15.30-16.30
Invited speaker: O. Bat-El (Tel-Aviv University) 'Phonological Interference with Morpho-syntactic Guidelines: the Hebrew Verb Inflectional Suffixes'


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