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Message 1: DGfS Annual Conference Jena 1993

Date: Fri, 18 Dec 1992 13:01:01 DGfS Annual Conference Jena 1993
From: <HASPELMATHphilologie.fu-berlin.dbp.de>
Subject: DGfS Annual Conference Jena 1993

 1993 Annual Conference
 of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS)
 Jena (Thuringia), 3-5 March 1993

There will be 12 parallel workshops, with altogether about 200 talks:

(1) History of discourse and concepts
 coordinators: Dietrich Busse (Darmstadt) & Wolfgang Teubert (Mannheim)
(2) Creolization and language change
 coordinators: Dany Adone (U Hamburg/Nijmegen) & Ingo Plag (U Marburg)
(3) Grammaticalization
 coordinators: Walter Bisang (U Mainz) & Martin Haspelmath (FU Berlin)
(4) Variation in Second Language Acquisition
 coordinators: Norbert Dittmar (FU Berlin) & Wolfgang Klein (MPI Nijmegen)
(5) What determines word order variation?
 coordinators: Brigitta Haftka (FAS Berlin) & Claudia Maria Schmidt
(6) Gaps: coordination, comparatives, VP-ellipsis
 coordinators: Birgit Wesche (Stuttgart) & Richard Wiese (U Duesseldorf)
(7) Communication in the media
 coordinators: W. Holly (Trier) & U. Pueschel (Trier)
(8) Cognitive semantic theory: diachronic and synchronic aspects
 coordinator: Monika Schwarz (U Cologne)
(9) Descriptive grammar and general comparative linguistics
 coordinators: Christian Lehmann (U Bielefeld) & Dietmar Zaefferer (U Munich)
(10) Orality, literacy, and language change
 coordinators: Joachim Gessinger (Hanover), J. Erfurt (Leipzig),
 Hartmut Guenther (Kleve), B. Skibitzki (Leipzig)
(11) Explicability of language change
 coordinators: U.Demske-Neumann (U Tuebingen) & Andreas Bittner (FAS Berlin)
(12) Regional linguistic variation and language change
 coordinators: Wolfgang Loesch (Jena) & Hans Peters (FU Berlin)

Plenary talks:
Brigitte Schlieben-Lange (U Tuebingen): "New approaches in linguistic history
 research"
Peter Trudgill (U Essex): "Variation in language: Problems and insights"
Ludwig Jaeger (U Aachen): "Language, whatever that may be -- the history of
 linguistics as the history of the erosion of its
 object of study"

For more information, write to:

DGfS-Jahrestagung
Beate Langner
Institut fuer Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft
Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena
Am Leutragraben 1
D-O-6900 Jena Tel. +49-3641-8224853
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Message 2: Israel Assoc. of Theoretical Ling, workshop

Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1992 15:20 ISTIsrael Assoc. of Theoretical Ling, workshop
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Subject: Israel Assoc. of Theoretical Ling, workshop


 The Israeli Association of Theoretical Linguistics
 will hold its Annual Workshop

 at

 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 in

 Room 05, Beit Belgia, Givat Ram Campus

 on

 February 1, 1993.

 PROGRAM

 9:30 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 10:10 Greetings

10:10 - 12:00 Hans Kamp, IMSV, University of Stuttgart,
 (invited speaker, Title: TBA)

12:00 - 1:00 Edit Doron, Hebrew University,
 "The Discourse Function of Apposition"

 1:00 - 2:00 Lunch

 2:00 - 3:00 Nomi Erteshik-Shir, Ben-Gurion University of the
 Negev
 "Donkeys On Stage"

 3:00 - 4:00 Karina Wilkinson, Ben-Gurion University of the
 Negev
 "Towards a Unified Semantics of 'even' "

 4:00 - 4:30 Tea

 4:30 - 5:30 Gregory Ward, Northwestern University
 "English 'there'-sentences and Information
 Status"

 5:30 - 6:30 Barbara Grosz, Harvard University & Yael Ziv,
 Hebrew University
 "Attentional State and Right Dislocation"


For additional information, you may contact:

 Roger Schwarzschild or Anita Mittwoch
 English Department
 Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905

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