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Fri Dec 09 2011

Confs: Morphology, Semantics/Austria

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        1.     Tania Paciaroni , Exploring Grammatical Gender


Message 1: Exploring Grammatical Gender
Date: 07-Dec-2011
From: Tania Paciaroni <paciaronrom.uzh.ch>
Subject: Exploring Grammatical Gender
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Exploring Grammatical Gender

Date: 09-Feb-2012 - 12-Feb-2012
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact: Tania Paciaroni
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://wwwap.wu.ac.at/imm15/

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Semantics

Meeting Description:

Workshop: Exploring Grammatical Gender

Organized by Michele Loporcaro (Zurich University), Tania Paciaroni (Zurich University) & Anna M. Thornton (L'Aquila University), within the 15th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 9-12, 2012

Main conference website: http://wwwap.wu.ac.at/imm15/

Invited Speaker:

Greville G. Corbett (Surrey Morphology Group)

Workshop

Exploring grammatical gender

Thursday, February 9

16.30-16.45
Introduction

16.45-17.45
Invited speaker:
Greville G. Corbett (Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey)
'Is gender special?'

17.45-18.15
Peter Siemund & Florian Dolberg (University of Hamburg)
'From lexical to referential gender: An analysis of gender change in medieval English based on two historical documents'

18.15-18.30
Break

18.30-19.00
Yulia Rodina (CASTL, University of Tromsø)
'The effect of variable input in the acquisition of grammatical gender in Russian: Child and caregiver'

19.00-19.30
Michelle St-Amour (University of Toronto)
'Feature interactions in Russian grammatical gender assignment'

19.30-20.00
Petros Karatsareas (University of Cambridge)
'On the synchrony and diachrony of gender agreement in Pontic Greek: Syntactic versus semantic'

Saturday, February 11

16.30-16.45
Administrative stuff

16.45-17.15
Hans-Olav Enger (University of Oslo)
'Scandinavian pancake sentences - again'

17.15-17.45
Gunlög Josefsson (Lund University)
'Pancake sentences and gender system changes in Mainland Scandinavian'

17.45-18.15
Ion Giurgea ('Iorgu Iordan-Al. Rosetti' Institute of Linguistics, Bucharest)
'Ambigenerics and the controller vs. target gender distinction'

18.15-18.30
Break

18.30-19.00
Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
'The morphosyntax of natural gender: Evidence from Amharic'

19.00-19.30
Rose-Marie Déchaine - Raphael Girard - Calisto Mudzingwa - Martina Wiltschko (University of British Columbia)
'The internal syntax of Shona class prefixes'

19.30-20.00
Jenny Audring (Leiden University)
'Gender and complexity'

Alternates:

1.
Margot Kraaikamp (University of Amsterdam)
'Semantic versus lexical gender agreement in Dutch'

2.
Bettina Jobin (Uppsala University)
'Morpheme on the loose - the fluctuating use of the suffix -e in adjectival gender agreement in Present Day Swedish'



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