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Sat Feb 25 2012

Confs: Typology/Germany

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        1.     Martin Haspelmath , Anna Siewierska Memorial Workshop

Message 1: Anna Siewierska Memorial Workshop
Date: 24-Feb-2012
From: Martin Haspelmath <haspelmatheva.mpg.de>
Subject: Anna Siewierska Memorial Workshop
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Anna Siewierska Memorial Workshop

Date: 27-Apr-2012 - 27-Apr-2012
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact: Martin Haspelmath
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/conference/2012_ASMW/

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Meeting Description:

This workshop, held in memory of the eminent typologist Anna
Siewierska (1955-2011), brings together some of her colleagues from the
typology community, who will report on their current work, relating it to
Anna Siewierska's findings and ideas. At the end of the working session,
there will be a one-hour remembrance session. Anyone is welcome to
attend the workshop and to participate in the remembrance session.

Matthew Baerman & Greville G. Corbett (U Surrey): 'Person by Other
Balthasar Bickel (U Zurich): TBA
Sonia Cristofaro (U Pavia): ''The Referential Hierarchy: Reviewing the
Evidence in Diachronic Perspective''
Bernard Comrie (MPI-EVA Leipzig): ''The Treatment of Animate Themes
in Spanish Ditransitive Constructions''
Volker Gast (U Jena): ''A Typology of Human Impersonals Pronouns''
Martin Haspelmath (MPI-EVA Leipzig): 'Argument Indexing: a
Conceptual Framework for the Syntactic Status of Bound Person Forms'
Andrej A. Kibrik (Moscow): 'Peculiarities and Origin of the Russian
Referential System'
Ekkehard K├Ânig (FU Berlin): ''Speech Act Distinctions in Grammar'
Christian Lehmann (U Erfurt): 'Incomplete Coreference and Incomplete
Person Paradigms'
Andrej Malchukov (U Mainz): 'Some Remarks on the Typology of Voice
Johanna Nichols (Berkeley): 'Where do Suppletive Pronouns Come From?
Evolutionary Biases in Person Paradigms''
(Anna Siewierska &) Dik Bakker: 'Suppletion in Person Forms: the Role
of Iconicity and Frequency'

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