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LINGUIST List 22.2999

Mon Jul 25 2011

Confs: Discourse Analysis, Morphology, Syntax/Germany

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        1.     Chiara Gianollo , International Workshop 'Dimensions of Grammar'

Message 1: International Workshop 'Dimensions of Grammar'
Date: 24-Jul-2011
From: Chiara Gianollo <chiara.gianolloling.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: International Workshop 'Dimensions of Grammar'
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International Workshop 'Dimensions of Grammar'

Date: 02-Aug-2011 - 03-Aug-2011
Location: Konstanz BW, Germany
Contact: Chiara Gianollo
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/conferences/international-workshop/InternationalWorkshop.html

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Morphology; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The International Workshop 'Dimensions of Grammar' is organized in honor of Paul Kiparsky, who is Robert M. and Anne T. Bass Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, and is spending the Summer Semester 2011 in Konstanz as a Senior Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg. Paul Kiparsky's work has shown in a particularly clear way to the research community how an integrated approach to the different dimensions of language opens up new perspectives on long-standing problems. This is particularly true in the study of complex processes involving multiple factors, such as language change phenomena, and the shaping of linguistic areas and, more in general, of linguistic diversity.

The workshop is jointly organized by the Zukunftskolleg and the Department of Linguistics at the University of Konstanz, and by the SFB 732 (C2 'Case and referential context') at the University of Stuttgart.

Organizing Committee: Miriam Butt, Chiara Gianollo, Klaus von Heusinger

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 (Room G227, University of Konstanz)

10-10.30
Welcome: Maribel Romero, Giovanni Galizia, Miriam Butt

10.30-11.30
Invited speaker: Aditi Lahiri (Oxford U.): Pertinaciously constant English stress system

11.30-12
Coffee Break

12-13
Klaus von Heusinger & Umut Özge (U. Stuttgart): Specificity, discourse linking and discourse structure

13-14
Lunch

14-15
Invited speaker: Dieter Wunderlich (ZAS Berlin): Case, agreement and long-distance agreement in Indo-Aryan

15-16
Invited speaker: Wiebke Petersen (U. Düsseldorf): On the economy of Pāņini's Śivasũtras

16-16.30
Coffee Break

16.30-17.30
Chiara Gianollo (U. Stuttgart / U. Konstanz): Evaluating pertinacity in syntax

17.30-18.30
Eleanor Coghill (U. Konstanz): Alignment change in Neo-Aramaic and its areal parallels

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 (Room G227, University of Konstanz)

10-11
Invited speaker: Christopher Piñón (U. Lille 3): Themes, cumulativity, and event descriptions

11-11.30
Coffee Break

11.30-12.30
Invited speaker: Ashwini Deo (Yale U.): Cyclical trajectories in aspectual change: the resultative, perfect, perfective cycle (in collaboration with Cleo Condoravdi)

12.30-14
Lunch

14-15
Invited speaker: Itamar Francez (U. Chicago): The morphosemantics of -ed (in collaboration with Ashwini Deo and Andrew Koontz-Garboden)

15-16
Invited speaker: Andrew Koontz-Garboden (U. Manchester): The roots of change of state verbs

16-16.30
Coffee Break

16.30-17.30
Frans Plank (U. Konstanz): Patterns of suppletion and the temporal nature of constraints on linguistic diversity

17.30-18.30
Paul Kiparsky (Stanford U. / U. Konstanz): Blocking vs. Morphological Movement

19
Conference dinner



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