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        1.    Torgrim Solstad, Demoting the Agent: Passive and Other Voice-related Phenomena



Message 1: Demoting the Agent: Passive and Other Voice-related Phenomena

Date: 08-Nov-2004
From: Torgrim Solstad <torgrim.solstadgerman.uio.no>
Subject: Demoting the Agent: Passive and Other Voice-related Phenomena

Demoting the Agent: Passive and Other Voice-related Phenomena 
 
 Date: 25-Nov-2004 - 27-Nov-2004 
 Location: Oslo, Norway 
 Contact: Torgrim Solstad 
 Contact Email: torgrim.solstadgerman.uio.no 
 Meeting URL: http://www.hf.uio.no/german/sprik/english/workshop2004/
 
 Linguistic Sub-Fields(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics;
 Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics 
 
 Meeting Description: 
 
 The workshop aims at bringing together researchers representing different
 perspectives on passives and other voice-related phenomena. 
 
 The workshop ''Demoting the agent: Passive and other voice-related
 phenomena'' will take place at the University of Oslo, November 25-27, 2004.
  
 The invited speakers are:
  
 - Elisabet Engdahl, Gothenburg University: Semantic and syntactic patterns
 in Swedish passives
 - Suzanne Kemmer, Rice University: T.B.A.
 - Joan Maling, Brandeis University: From Passive to Active: syntactic
 change in progress in Icelandic
 - Anneliese Pitz, University of Oslo: T.B.A.
  
 More information on the workshop, including a full programme with
 abstracts and information on travel and accommodation can be found at the
 following address:
  
 http://www.hf.uio.no/german/sprik/english/workshop2004/
  
 We hereby invite everyone interested in the workshop to participate. There
 is no registration fee, but we kindly ask you to notify Torgrim Solstad if
 you plan to attend the workshop: torgrim.solstadgerman.uio.no
  
 Hoping to seeing you in Oslo,
 Benjamin Lyngfelt and Torgrim Solstad (organisers)
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