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LINGUIST List 22.1490

Thu Mar 31 2011

Calls: Historical Ling, Ling Theories, General Ling/Germany

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        1.     Kosuke Kaita , Symposium 'Sprachwandel/Language Change'

Message 1: Symposium 'Sprachwandel/Language Change'
Date: 31-Mar-2011
From: Kosuke Kaita <Kosuke.Kaitacampus.lmu.de>
Subject: Symposium 'Sprachwandel/Language Change'
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Full Title: Symposium 'Sprachwandel/Language Change'

Date: 13-Jul-2011 - 15-Jul-2011
Location: Munich, Germany
Contact Person: Kosuke Kaita
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lipp-lmu.de/symposium_2011

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2011

Meeting Description:

15th LIPP-Symposium ‘Language Change’

From the 13th to the 15th of July 2011 the linguistic PhD programme LIPP (University of Munich) is holding a symposium on language change. The purpose of this meeting is to examine the concrete phenomena of language change and its mechanisms and to discuss theoretical issues on this subject.

Language changes all the time at all linguistic levels creating variation and dialectal differences. We can however find some correspondences or similarities within one language or among several different languages. Do new linguistic forms arise from the speakers' utterances or in the listeners' ear? What is the meaning of the interaction between speakers and listeners for language change? What do comparisons between languages tell us about the mechanisms of linguistic change? These aspects of the symposium emphasise the How and Why of language change, and the meeting will also attempt to provide the participants with an opportunity to inquire into further problems in this field of study.

Invited Speakers:

Ulrich Detges (LMU München)
Philip Durkin (Oxford University)
Michele Loporcaro (Universität Zürich)
Damaris Nübling (Universität Mainz)
Elisabeth Stark (Universität Berlin)
Laura Wright (Cambridge University)

Aegis:

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Detges
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Harrington
Prof. Dr. Hans Sauer

Organising Committee:

Kosuke Kaita
Hanna Ruch
Diana Venneri

Call for Papers:

As the major focus of this symposium is to contemplate how and why language changes, both from a diachronic and from a synchronic perspective, we will discuss not only historical phenomena, but also language change in progress. The following two subjects may be addressed, in an effort to shed light on common or different tendencies in languages: (1) phenomena of language change on the levels of phonetics/phonology, syntax, morphology and semantics/pragmatics and (2) theories and explanatory models for language change in general, as well as mechanisms of language change (e.g. grammaticalisation, phonemicisation, reanalysis, etc.).

In addition to the guest lectures, oral and poster sessions are planned, to allow PhD students to present their research projects and to provide for discussions on the subject of this workshop.

Abstract Submission:

Please submit abstracts for thirty-minute talk in English or German (twenty minutes for the presentaion, plus ten minutes for discussion). Send an anonymous abstract by email to lipp.lmu.de>, with the subject labeled 'Symposium Sprachwandel' and put the details about the author (including name, email, affiliation and title of abstract) in the body of the email. The abstract should be 400-500 words in English or German, with the title of the paper and references (and data or diagrams if needed) as a PDF format.

Important Data:

Contact: symposium2011lipp.lmu.de
Location: Munich (Seidlvilla and LMU)
Deadline for the abstracts: 15th April 2011.
Notification of acceptance: 15th May 2011.
Conference dates: 13th - 15th July 2011.
http://lipp-lmu.de/symposium_2011



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