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LINGUIST List 23.2620

Wed Jun 06 2012

Confs: Morphology, Typology/Slovakia

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Date: 06-Jun-2012
From: Pavel Stekauer <pavel.stekauerupjs.sk>
Subject: Typology and Universals in Word-Formation II
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Typology and Universals in Word-Formation II

Date: 26-Aug-2012 - 28-Aug-2012
Location: Kosice, Slovakia
Contact: Pavol Stekauer
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Typology

Meeting Description:

Universals and Typology in Word-Formation II
Venue: Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Date: August 26-28, 2012

The Conference aims to give an impetus to the research into universals and typology in word-formation by a joint effort of both morphologists and typologists.

Main Organizers:

Jan Don, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lívia Körtvélyessy, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Pavol Štekauer, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Slávka Tomaščíková, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia

Guest Speakers:

Mark Aronoff, University of New York at Stony Brook, USA: ‘Roots and Reductionism in Morphological Theory’

Matthew Baerman, University of Surrey, United Kingdom: ‘Nominal Person between
Inflection and Derivation’

Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: ‘Derived Nouns of Location’

Peter Koch, Tubingen University, Germany: ‘The Semantics of Word-Formation and of other Lexical Processes’

Franz Rainer, WU Vienna, Austria: ‘How to Constrain Relational Adjectives’

Keren Rice, University of Toronto, Canada: ‘Voice in Word-Formation: Athabaskan Evidence’

Conference program
Universals and Typology in Word-Formation II
Košice 26-28 August 2012

August 26

Opening of the conference

Invited speaker session chaired by Jan Don

Mark Aronoff, University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Roots and Reductionism in Morphological Theory

Keren Rice, University of Toronto, Canada
Voice in Word-Formation: Athabaskan evidence

16.00 - 16.45
Coffee break + Poster presentation

Section 1 chaired by Keren Rice

16.45 - 17.20
Verónica Nercesian, Universidad Nacional de Formosa - CONICET, Argentina
Word-Formation in Polysynthetic Languages: Noun incorporation in Wichi (Mataguayan)
Regina Pustet, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Derivation of Nouns in Lakota

Ora Schwarzwald, Bar Ilan University, Israel
The Typology of Non-integrated Words in Hebrew

Section 2 chaired by Martin Baerman

16.45 - 17.20
Klaus Schneider, Universität Bonn, Germany
The Truth about Diminutives

Lívia Körtvélyessy, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Evaluative Morphology from Cross-linguistic Perspective

Francesca Di Garbo, Stockholm University, Swden
Evaluative Morphology and Noun Classification: A cross-linguistic study of Africa

August 27

Morning session (invited speaker session) chaired by Laurie Bauer

Matthew Baerman, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Nominal Person between Inflection and Derivation

Peter Koch, Tubingen University, Germany
The Semantics of Word-Formation and of Other Lexical Processes

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee break

Section 1 Chaired by Peter Koch

Renáta Gregová, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Evaluative Morphology and (Mor)Phonological Changes in Diminutives and Augmentatives: Indo-European, Niger-Congo and Austronesian Languages

Angeliki Efthymiou, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
On the Interaction between Evaluative Morphology, Semantics and Phonetic Iconicity

Section 2 Chaired by Anna-Maria Di Sciullo

Heinz Giegerich,University of Edinburgh, U.K.
The Morphology of -ly and the Categorial Status of 'Adverbs' in English

Angela Ralli, University of Patras, Greece
On Borrowing Verbs: Evidence from dialectal variation


Section 1 Chaired by Heinz Giegerich

Pius ten Hacken, Swansea University, U.K.
Compounds in English, French, Polish, and in General

Réka Benczes, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Not Just a Load of Hibber-Gibber: The non-arbitrariness of English rhyming compounds

Alexandra Bagasheva, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Compounds, Lexicalization Patterns and Parts-of-Speech: English and Bulgarian compound verbs in comparison and contrast

Section 2 Chaired by Ferenc Kiefer

Pavol Štekauer, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Derivational Paradigms

Bogdan Szymanek, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
Polish Singulative Derivation in a Cross-linguistic Perspective

Stella Manova, University of Vienna, Austria
Word-Formation in English and Slavic: A contribution to the typology of suffix ordering

19.30 Dinner

August 28

Invited speaker session chaired by Mark Aronoff

Franz Rainer, WU Vienna, Austria
How to Constrain Relational Adjectives

Coffee break + Poster presentation

Section 1 Chaired by Pius ten Hacken

10.45- 11.20
Giorgio Francesco Arcodia and Nicola Grandi, University of Milano-Bicocca / University of Bologna, Italy
Coordination in Compounding: Universal vs. Areal Tendencies

Masaharu Shiamada, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Three Types of Coordinated Compounds: Comparison between Western and Asian Languages

Section 2 Chaired by Stela Manova

10.45- 11.20
Robert Kieltyka, University of Rzeszów, Poland
On Typology and Universality of Zoosemy

Chariton Charitonidis, University of Köln, Germany
Word Formation and the Formalization of Socio-Expressive Meaning


Afternoon session (invited speaker session) Chaired by Franz Rainer

Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Derived Nouns of Location

Section 1 Chaired by Angela Ralli

Bernard Pöll, Universität Salzburg, Austria
Recursion and Complex N-N Compounding: Myths and Facts

Andreas Nolda, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
Definition and Classification of Compound Types: A semantic approach

Steve Pepper, Stockholm University, Sweden
Head Position in Nominal Compounds: Evidence from Africa

Section 2 Chaired by Bogdan Szymanek

Anna-Maria Di Sciullo, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Morpho-Syntactic Evolution in the Nonimal Domain

Ekkehard König and Marco Angster, FU Berlin/University of Freiburg; Università degli Studi di Pavia
Referential Indexation in Word Formation: A comparative study

Kimmo Granqvist, University of Helsinki, Finland
Word-Formation in a Moribund Language: The case of Finnish Romani

17.00-17.30 Chaired by Jan Don

Final summarizing plenary speech by Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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