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LINGUIST List 22.4114

Thu Oct 20 2011

Confs: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Ling Theories/Norway

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        1.     Kaori Takamine , Categorization and Category Change in Morphology

Message 1: Categorization and Category Change in Morphology
Date: 20-Oct-2011
From: Kaori Takamine <kaori.takaminentnu.no>
Subject: Categorization and Category Change in Morphology
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Categorization and Category Change in Morphology

Date: 02-Dec-2011 - 03-Dec-2011
Location: Tromso, Norway
Contact: Kaori Takamine
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://castl.uit.no/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=208&Itemid=246

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

This workshop, which is organized within the DAAD and Aurora project 'Nominalizations: explorations at the syntax-lexicon and syntax-semantics interfaces', aims to gather researchers working on different frameworks to explore the treatment of category changes in morphology and their theoretical implications on the current debates about the interaction between syntax and the lexicon.

The workshop consists of a series of talks and a poster session.

Invited Speakers:

Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT)
Isabel Oltra-Massuet (CSIC)
Carme Picallo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Peter Sells (University of York)

Friday December 2nd

Carme Picallo (CLT-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
'On pronouns'

Kaori Takamine(Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
'Japanese demonstratives in the DP system'


Bjørn Lundquist (CASTL)
'The category of participles'

Michal Starke (CASTL, UiT)
'Restrictions on category changes'


Patrycja Jablonska (University of Wroclaw)
'Nouns vs. verbs -experimental evidence from Polish'

Isabelle Roy and Elena Soare (Université Paris 8 / CNRS)
'Naming the argument'


Isabel Oltra-Massuet (CSIC, Madrid)
'Categorization at the interface: impossible adjectives in Spanish'

Saturday December 3rd

Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT)
'Nominalization, argument structure and Myers' generalization'


Gillian Ramchand (CASTL, UiT)
'Concepts, categories and conflation verbs'

Artemis Alexiadou, Gianina Iordachioaia, Fabienne Martin & Florian Schäfer (University of Stuttgart)
'Agents, causers and event complexity in nominalizations'

Lunch + Poster session

Laura Janda (CLEAR group, UiT)
'Categories and classifiers among Russian verbs'

Peter Sells (University of York)
'Words have properties but no syntax'

The workshop is sponsored by the international symposia grant from the University of Tromsø, the Department of Language and Linguistics and CASTL and organized by Antonio Fábregas (UiT) and Kaori Takamine (NTNU).
More information of the workshop and online registration form can be found on the following website:


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