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LINGUIST List 24.1579

Sun Apr 07 2013

Confs: Cognitive Science, Computational Ling, Language Acquisition, Typology, General Ling/Sweden

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Apr-2013
From: Ljuba Veselinova <ljubaling.su.se>
Subject: Computing, Learning, Schematizing and Typologizing Constructions
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Computing, Learning, Schematizing and Typologizing Constructions

Date: 11-Apr-2013 - 11-Apr-2013
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Contact: Bernhard Wälchli
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.su.se/om-oss/evenemang/workshops-och-konferenser/computing-learning-schematizing-and-typologizing-constructions-1.123663

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Typology

Meeting Description:

The aim of this workshop (http://www.ling.su.se/om-oss/evenemang/workshops-och-konferenser/computing-learning-schematizing-and-typologizing-constructions-1.123663) is to gather together researchers in Stockholm and vicinity who use the theoretical notion of construction in their work. The expected outcome is that by sharing our perspectives, we will arrive at a better understanding of the concept and possibly also find ways for further collaboration and new projects.

Programme

9:00-9:25
Matti Miestamo
Constructions and paradigms

9:25-9:50
Robert Östling
Adding meaning to form

9:50-10:15
Henrik Liljegren
Complex predicates, verb stretching and semi-words in South and West Asian languages

10:15-10:40
Lisa Rudebeck
Reflexivmarkerade konstruktioner och kreativ produktivitet

10:40-11:00
Break

11:00-11:25
Bernhard Wälchli
Wanting universals

11:25-11:50
Tove Gerholm
Multimodal constructions in child language - or: the development of semantic and emotive anchors of meaning

11:50-12:30
Jussi Karlgren
Konstruktioners distributionella egenskaper

12:30-13:30
Lunch break

13:30-13:55
Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm
‘Adnominal possession and its relatives’: Constructions in typology and in Construction Grammar

13:55-14:20
Gunnar Eriksson
Givare eller mottagare?

14:20-14:45
Kristina Nilsson Björkenstam and Mats Wirén
Child language acquisition as learning of constructions

14:45-15:05
Break

15:05-15:30
Ljuba Veselinova
Negative existentials and the constructions they require

15:30-15:55
Eeva Klintfors
Constructing the infant brain: Lateralization of meaning during language development early in life

15:55-16:20
Björn Hammarberg
A usage-based view of constructions of comparison: Quantitative patterns of acquisition and use

16:20-17:00
Discussion

There is no registration and no conference fee. Everybody is welcome!



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