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LINGUIST List 22.2834

Mon Jul 11 2011

Confs: Syntax, English/U.K.

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        1.     Wim van der Wurff , 2nd International Workshop on the Structure of the NP in English

Message 1: 2nd International Workshop on the Structure of the NP in English
Date: 09-Jul-2011
From: Wim van der Wurff <w.a.m.van-der-wurffncl.ac.uk>
Subject: 2nd International Workshop on the Structure of the NP in English
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2nd International Workshop on the Structure of the NP in English
Short Title: NP2


Date: 15-Sep-2011 - 16-Sep-2011
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Contact: Alex Ho-Cheong Leung
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

2nd International Workshop on the Structure of the Noun Phrase in English - Synchronic and Diachronic Explorations

15 and 16 September 2011, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Following the successful NP1 workshop, held in Vigo on 2-3 October 2009, we are pleased to announce the 2nd Vigo-Newcastle-Santiago-Leuven International Workshop on 'The Structure of the Noun Phrase in English – Synchronic and Diachronic Explorations' (NP2), to be held at Newcastle University (UK) on 15 and 16 September 2011.

Keynote speakers:

Keynote speakers, David Denison (University of Manchester) and Heinz Giegerich (University of Edinburgh)

Organisers:

The Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences (CRiLLS) at Newcastle University (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/).

Thurs 15 Sept 2011

10:00-10.30
Registration/Coffee

10:30-11.30
David Denison, University of Manchester
'The construction of SKT' (plenary paper)

11.30-12.15
Kristin Davidse, University of Leuven
'Noun complement clauses: towards a delineation and characterization of the
construction'

12.15-13.00
Christine Günther, Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim
'One-replacement vs. noun ellipsis – the case of every'

13.00-13.45
Lunch

13.45-14.30
Lotte Sommerer, University of Vienna
'Why investigating article development can become a linguist’s nightmare:
categorization, gradualness and the fuzziness of grammar'

14.30-15.15
Marianne Hundt, Universität Zürich
'Variable article usage with institutional nouns – an ‘oddment’ of English?'

15.15-15.45
Tea

15.45.16.30
Tine Breban, University of Leuven
'Complex determinatives 'under construction': a case of constructional
emergence'

16.30-17.15
Freek Van de Velde, University of Leuven/Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
'The rise of NP structure in English'

19.30
Conference dinner

Friday 16 Sept 2011

9.00-9.45
Alex Ho-Cheong Leung and Wim van der Wurff, Newcastle University
'Anaphoric reference in Early Modern English: the case of said and same'

9.45-10.30
Jong-Bok Kim and Peter Sells, Kyung Hee University and SOAS
'The English binominal NP as a nominal juxtaposition construction'

10.30-11.00
Tea/coffee

11.00-12.00
Heinz Giegerich, University of Edinburgh
'Noun compounds and noun phrases: stress and some other similarities'
(plenary paper)

12.00-12.45
Miguel Ángel Benítez Castro, University of Jaén
'Language acquisition' vs. 'the acquisition of language': nominal technicality
in higher education'

12.45-13.30
Lunch

13.30-14.15
Iria Bello Viruega, Universidade de A Coruña
'Two hundred years nominalizing science: A diachronic study of nominalizations in astronomy and philosophy texts in the Coruña Corpus'

14.15-15.00
Annette Mantlik, Munich University
'The rise of abstract noun constructions in English'

15.00-15.15
Business meeting

Venue: Room G10, Percy Building, Newcastle University (Building 23 on
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/about/visit/printablemaps/map-campus.htm)

Registration
There is no conference fee but all participants are asked to confirm their
attendance before 15 August by sending an e-mail to Alex Ho-Cheong Leung at
h.c.leungncl.ac.uk

Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/news/events/item/second-international-
workshop-on-the-structure-of-the-noun-phrase-in-english-synchronic-and-
diachronic-explorations-np



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