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Sun Jun 10 2007

Confs: General Ling/Mexico

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        1.    Lilian Guerrero, 2007 International Conference on Role and Reference Grammar


Message 1: 2007 International Conference on Role and Reference Grammar
Date: 10-Jun-2007
From: Lilian Guerrero <lilianguerreroyahoo.com>
Subject: 2007 International Conference on Role and Reference Grammar


2007 International Conference on Role and Reference Grammar
Short Title: RRG 2007

Date: 06-Aug-2007 - 10-Aug-2007
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Contact: Lilian Guerrero
Contact Email: lilianguerreroyahoo.com
Meeting URL: http://www.filologicas.unam.mx/2007rrg.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 2007 International Course and Conference on Role and Reference Grammar will
be hosted by the Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, at the Universidad
Nacional Autónoma de México, in México City, 6-10 August, 2007.

Introductory Course

Monday, August 6
10:00-1:00
Introducción a RRG: la estructura sintáctica
Lilián Guerrero
IIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Introducción a la RRG: algunos aspectos morfo-sintácticos del español, las
construcciones con ''se''
Carlos González Vergara
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

4:00-7:00
Introducción a RRG: la decomposición léxica
Sergio Ibáñez Cerda
IIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Introducción a RRG: el estatus de los operadores
Armando Mora-Bustos
Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia

Tuesday, August 7
10:00-1:00
Introducción a RRG: la estructura de la información
Valeria A. Belloro
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York &
IIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

4:00-6:00 TALK
RRG and language processing
Dr. Robert D. Van Valin Jr
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf & University at Buffalo, The State
University of New York

International Conference

Wednesday, August 8

10:00-10:30 OPENING
Dra. Laura Elena Sotelo Santos
Secretaria Académica, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas

10:30-11:00
Tepehua verb morphology, operator scope, and the encoding of arguments
James K. Watters
Summer Institute of Linguistics

11:00-11:30
A puzzle on operators' values: Spanish modal verbs in perfect and dialectal
variation
María Eugenia Vázquez Laslop
El Colegio de México

11:30-12:00
Mood alternation in Spanish
Armando Mora-Bustos
Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia

12:00-12:30 BREAK

12:30-1:00
Aspect shift: phase verbs and quantitative aspect in Spanish
Martha Islas
El Colegio de Jalisco

1:00-1:30
The layered structure of the reduced adnominal construction in Japanese
Kiyoko Toratani
York University

1:30-2:30
Keynote Speaker
Juncture-based split alignment and aspectuality in Ingush
Johanna Nichols
University of California, Berkeley

2:30-4:00 Lunch

4:00-4:30
Exploring the role of pragmatics in the interface: On the interrelations between
activation status, choice of RP and syntax
Elke Diedrichsen
Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet, Duesseldorf

4:30-5:00
The pragmatics of dative doubling in Spanish
Valeria A. Belloro
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York &
IIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

5:00-5:30
Focus structure and beyond: discourse-pragmatics in RRG
Mitsuaki Shimojo
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

5:30-6:00
The main models of foregrounding in the information structure of Georgian sentences
Rusudan Asatiani & Marine Ivanishvili
Tbilisi State University

6:00-6:30 Break

6:00-7:30
Poster Session
Ma. Luisa Becerril López
Antonio de Jesús Castro
Cinthya Estrada Bérmudez
Samari García y Colomé G.
Erandi González
Rocío Guzmán
Birsmak Hernández
Claudia Rodríguez Escudero
Zazil Sobervilla Moreno
Berna L. Valle Canales

7:30-8:30
Ponencia Plenaria/Keynote Speaker
Can culture license finite grammars?
Daniel Everett
Illinois State University

8:30 Welcome Cocktail

Thursday, August 9
10:00-11:00
Keynote Speaker
Privileged syntactic arguments, pivots, and controllers
Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf & University at Buffalo, The State
University of New York

11:00-11:30
A typology of control constructions within the framework of RRG
Ranko Matasovic
University of Zagreb

11:30-12:00
German infinitive-governing nouns and the RRG theory of control
Dietmar Zaefferer
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen

12:00-12:30 Break

12:30-1:00
Before grammar. Cut and paste in early complex sentences
Cecilia Rojas Nieto
IIFL- Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

1:00-1:30
The participant's mental disposition in complementation
Lilián Guerrero
IIFL- Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

1:30-2:30
Keynote Speaker
A corpus-based approach to argument structure
José M. García-Miguel
Universidade de Vigo

2:30-4:00 Lunch

4:00-4:30
The functions, semantics and syntax of the adjective in Irish
Brian Nolan
Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

4:30-5:00
An RRG account of non-relational morphology in OE: verbs in -gian
Ana Ibáñez Moreno
Universidad de la Rioja

5:00-5:30
Lexical templates for the Spanish verbs of feeling: A further elaboration of RRG
logical structures
Rocío Jiménez-Briones
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

5:30-6:00
Refining logical structure for ancient Hebrew: testing the role-lexical module
Nicolai Winther-Nielsen
Aalborg Universitet

6:00-6:30 Break

6:30-8:00 Workshop
Data sharing and software tools
Chris Wilson

Friday, August 10

9:30-10:30
Keynote Speaker
Middle as basic voice pattern
Ricardo Maldonado Soto
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México & Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro

10:30-11:00
One rule to rule them all: logical structures for Spanish non-reflexive ''se''
constructions
Carlos González Vergara
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

11:00-11:30
Spanish atelic activity sentences complemented by a bare nominal phrase: two
macroroles or just one?
Sergio Bogard
El Colegio de México

11:30-12:00
Subject positioning and thematic role in children's narratives
Rosa Graciela Montes & Alaide Rodríguez Corte
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

12:00-12:30 Break

12:30-1:00
Applicative constructions and Role and Reference Grammar
Carmen Conti Jiménez
Universidad de Jaén

1:00-1:30
The accusative -ka in Warihío and Yaqui
Rolando Félix Armendáriz
Universidad de Sonora

1:30-2:30
Keynote Speaker
The several faces of gradience in grammatical theory
Michael Silverstein
University of Chicago

2:30-4:00 Lunch

4:00-4:30
Different functions of prepositional phrases in Spanish
Sergio Ibáñez Cerda
IIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

4:30-5:00
The conceptual structure of ''with''
Patrick Farrell
University of California, Davis

5:00-5:30
Body parts and the encoding of THING, PLACE, and PATH in Zapotec
Brook Danielle Lillehaugen
IIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

John O. Forman
Utica College

5:30-6:00
Simplifying Actor and Undergoer selection in RRG
Luis González
Wake Forest University

6:00-6:30
Linking syntax and semantics in simple sentences of Taiwan Sign Language: A Role
and Reference Grammar account
Jung-hsing Chang
National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

6:30-7:00 Break

7:00-8:30 Workshop
Defining Argument Structure

8:30 Closure


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