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LINGUIST List 23.1292

Wed Mar 14 2012

Confs: Ibero-Romance, Historical Linguistics/UK

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Date: 12-Mar-2012
From: Miriam Bouzouita <mb829cam.ac.uk>
Subject: Norman MacColl Symposium 2012
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Norman MacColl Symposium 2012

Date: 28-Mar-2012 - 30-Mar-2012
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact: Miriam Bouzouita
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/news/spanish/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Ibero-Romance

Meeting Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Cambridge, is pleased to announce that the Second Cambridge Colloquium on the 'Histories of the Ibero-Romance languages' - 'Norman MacColl Symposium 2012', will be held Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 March 2012 at Queens' College, Cambridge.

The 2012 MacColl Lecturer will be Prof. Ana Maria Martins (University of Lisbon). She will lecture on 'Issues in word order change in Portuguese and beyond', at 11.30 a.m. on Friday, 30 March.

You will find the complete programme, the poster of this event and further information (on how to get to Queens' College; accommodation in Cambridge, etc) on our News & Events page: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/news/spanish/

Note: that everyone wishing to attend must email maccoll2012gmail.com by Thursday, 15 march to register. Registration is £25 (but there is no registration fee for students, Cambridge academics, and the event speakers). For any queries regarding this event, please use the above-mentioned email address too.


28th March

17:00-18.00:
Registration

19:30:
Conference dinner

29th March

8:30-9:00:
Registration

9:00-9:30:
Welcome

9:30-10:00:
Roger Wright (University of Liverpool): Studying Ibero-Romance before 1200

10:00-10:30:
Rena Torres Cacoullos (Penn State University): Por + a /pora/para: Allative to Purposive Grammaticalization

10:30-11:00:
Keith Tse (University of Oxford): The Grammaticalization of Romance Case-Markers

11:00-11:30:
Coffee break

11:30-12:00:
Manel Pérez Saldanya (Universitat de València): "Què fas aquí, March?": Dixi binària i ternària en català (un camí d'anada i tornada)

12:00-12:30:
Enrique Pato (University of Montreal): Pérdida léxico-gramatical: Algunos adverbios 'antiguos' del español

12:30-14:30:
Lunch

14:30-15:00:
Johannes Kabatek (University of Tübingen): On Directionality, Grammaticalization and Articles in Ibero-Romance

15:00-15:30:
Miguel Calderón Campos (Universidad de Granada): Artículo + nombre propio en la documentación archivística del siglo XVIII

15:30-16:00:
Esther Rinke (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main): The Diachronic Development of the Portuguese Noun Phrase

16:00-16:30:
Coffee break

16:30-17:00:
Mary Kato (Universidade Estadual da Campinas): Variation in Wh-Questions in Brazilian Portuguese

30th March

9:30-10:00:
Paul O'Neill (University of Sheffield): Yod or no Yod: Metaphony and Allomorphy in the Ibero-Romance Verb

10:00-10:30:
Montserrat Batllori Dillet (Universitat de Girona): Evidentiality in Old Spanish and Old Catalan: Mesoclitic Configurations

10:30-11:00:
Kristine Eide (University of Oslo): Information Structure in Old Portuguese

11:00-11:30:
Coffee break

11:30-12:30:
MACCOLL SPEAKER: Ana Maria Martins: Issues in Word Order Change in Portuguese and Beyond

12:30-14:30:
Lunch

14:30-15:00:
Chris Pountain (Queen Mary, University of London): Discourse Markers and Register in 16th-century Spanish

15:00-15:30:
Pedro Gras Manzano & Maria Estellés Arguedas (Universitat de Barcelona, Universitat de València): From Subordination to Syntactic Independence: Constructions with a ver si in Spanish

15:30-16:00:
Javier Rodríguez Molina & José Antonio Pascual (Universidad Carlos III, Real Academia Española): Lingüística de corpus, marcación diatópica y diccionario histórico

16:00-16:30:
Coffee break

16:30-17:00:
David Heap (University of Western Ontario): The Atlas Lingüístico de la Península Ibérica and its Implications for the History of the Spanish Language

17:00-17:30:
Dieter Wanner (Ohio State University): Texts as Linguistic Evidence: Materials for Syntactic Development in Spanish

17:30-18:00:
Closing comments



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