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LINGUIST List 24.244

Mon Jan 14 2013

Confs: Syntax, Semantics, Language Acquisition, Typology/France

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

Date: 13-Jan-2013
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <pcabredouniv-paris8.fr>
Subject: Languages with and without Articles 2013
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Languages with and without Articles 2013
Short Title: LSALAA 20113

Date: 28-Feb-2013 - 01-Mar-2013
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.umr7023.cnrs.fr/-Journees-LSALAA-2013-Workshop-.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Meeting Description:

Invited speakers:

Östen Dahl (Stockholm)
Ricardo Etxepare CNRS UMR 5478 IKER
Urtzi Etxebarria CNRS UMR 5478 IKER

Unfortunately, Daniel Büring (Vienna) has had to cancel his participation.

The workshop is organised by the project 'Calculating Nominal Reference: Languages with and without Articles' of the Fédération Typologie et Universaux du Langage (CNRS FRE 2559) which aims to bring together researchers working on definiteness and nominal reference from a perspective of:

L1 and L2 language acquisition
Sign language linguistics
Formal syntax and semantics

Jeudi 28 février / Thursday 28 February 2013

Conférence invitée/ invited speaker
Östen Dahl (Stockholm)
Article usage in low-referentiality contexts


Gianina Iordachioaia (University of Stuttgart)
The determiner restriction in nominalizations

Koldo Sainz
Nominalized clauses with lexical subjects and the +/-D Parameter


Klaus von Heusinger (Universität zu Köln) & Annika Deichsel (Universität Stuttgart)
Article systems between referentiality and specificity: The case of three indefinite articles in German

Ellen Brandner (Konstanz)
Determiner doubling in Alemannic

Giuliana Giusti (University Ca’Foscari of Venice) & Lucia M. Tovena, Université Paris 7
Back to the issue of dei in Italian

Pause café

Paweł Rutkowski (University of Warsaw)
On some aspects of the syntax of Determiner Phrases in Polish Sign Language (PJM)

Elena Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut State University)
Some arguments against the DP in American Sign Language

Aida Talić (University of Connecticut)
Extraordinary complement extraction

Vendredi 1er mars / Friday 1st March 2013

Conférence invitée/ invited speaker
Ricardo Etxepare CNRS UMR 5478 IKER & Urtzi EtxebarriaCNRS UMR 5478 IKER
Counting and measure in Basque


Suzi Lima (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Bare noun languages and the count/mass distinction: context-dependency in two Tupi languages

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (CNRS-LLF, Université Paris 7)
Types of Kind-referring Bare Singulars and Pseudo-Incorporation


Adrian Czardybon (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)
Definiteness and concept types in Polish

Ljudmila Geist (University of Stuttgart)
Indefiniteness and Information Structure

Claire Beyssade (CNRS - Institut Jean Nicod)
Back to uniqueness presupposition: the case of weak definites16h20-16h35 Pause café

Alexandra Simonenko (McGill University)
Microvariation in Finno-Ugric possessive suffixes : D-like or Focus-like

Makoto Kaneko (Okayama)
Japanese plural markers denoting salient and eventually intensional members

En réserve / alternates:

- Françoise ROSE (DDL – CNRS, Laboratoire Dynamique Du Langage)
The emergence of articles in Mojeño, an indigenous language of Bolivia.

- Purevsuren Bazarjav (National University of Mongolia)
Genitive case marking of definite/ indefinite NPs in Mongolian

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