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LINGUIST List 23.2620

Wed Jun 06 2012

Confs: Morphology, Typology/Slovakia

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Date: 06-Jun-2012
From: Pavel Stekauer <pavel.stekauerupjs.sk>
Subject: Typology and Universals in Word-Formation II
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Typology and Universals in Word-Formation II

Date: 26-Aug-2012 - 28-Aug-2012
Location: Kosice, Slovakia
Contact: Pavol Stekauer
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Typology

Meeting Description:

Universals and Typology in Word-Formation II
Venue: Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Date: August 26-28, 2012

The Conference aims to give an impetus to the research into universals and typology in word-formation by a joint effort of both morphologists and typologists.

Main Organizers:

Jan Don, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lívia Körtvélyessy, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Pavol Štekauer, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Slávka Tomaščíková, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia

Guest Speakers:

Mark Aronoff, University of New York at Stony Brook, USA: ‘Roots and Reductionism in Morphological Theory’

Matthew Baerman, University of Surrey, United Kingdom: ‘Nominal Person between
Inflection and Derivation’

Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: ‘Derived Nouns of Location’

Peter Koch, Tubingen University, Germany: ‘The Semantics of Word-Formation and of other Lexical Processes’

Franz Rainer, WU Vienna, Austria: ‘How to Constrain Relational Adjectives’

Keren Rice, University of Toronto, Canada: ‘Voice in Word-Formation: Athabaskan Evidence’

Conference program
Universals and Typology in Word-Formation II
Košice 26-28 August 2012

August 26

13.30
Opening of the conference

14.00-16.00
Invited speaker session chaired by Jan Don

14.00-15.00
Mark Aronoff, University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Roots and Reductionism in Morphological Theory

15.00-16.00
Keren Rice, University of Toronto, Canada
Voice in Word-Formation: Athabaskan evidence

16.00 - 16.45
Coffee break + Poster presentation


Section 1 chaired by Keren Rice

16.45 - 17.20
Verónica Nercesian, Universidad Nacional de Formosa - CONICET, Argentina
Word-Formation in Polysynthetic Languages: Noun incorporation in Wichi (Mataguayan)
17.20-17.55
Regina Pustet, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Derivation of Nouns in Lakota

17.55-18.30
Ora Schwarzwald, Bar Ilan University, Israel
The Typology of Non-integrated Words in Hebrew


Section 2 chaired by Martin Baerman

16.45 - 17.20
Klaus Schneider, Universität Bonn, Germany
The Truth about Diminutives

17.20-17.55
Lívia Körtvélyessy, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Evaluative Morphology from Cross-linguistic Perspective

17.55-18.30
Francesca Di Garbo, Stockholm University, Swden
Evaluative Morphology and Noun Classification: A cross-linguistic study of Africa


August 27

Morning session (invited speaker session) chaired by Laurie Bauer

9.00-10.00
Matthew Baerman, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Nominal Person between Inflection and Derivation

10.00-11.00
Peter Koch, Tubingen University, Germany
The Semantics of Word-Formation and of Other Lexical Processes

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee break


Section 1 Chaired by Peter Koch

11.30-12.05
Renáta Gregová, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Evaluative Morphology and (Mor)Phonological Changes in Diminutives and Augmentatives: Indo-European, Niger-Congo and Austronesian Languages

12.05-12.40
Angeliki Efthymiou, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
On the Interaction between Evaluative Morphology, Semantics and Phonetic Iconicity


Section 2 Chaired by Anna-Maria Di Sciullo

11.30-12.05
Heinz Giegerich,University of Edinburgh, U.K.
The Morphology of -ly and the Categorial Status of 'Adverbs' in English

12.05-12.40
Angela Ralli, University of Patras, Greece
On Borrowing Verbs: Evidence from dialectal variation

12.40-14.45
Lunch


Section 1 Chaired by Heinz Giegerich

14.45-15.20
Pius ten Hacken, Swansea University, U.K.
Compounds in English, French, Polish, and in General

15.20-15.55
Réka Benczes, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Not Just a Load of Hibber-Gibber: The non-arbitrariness of English rhyming compounds

15.55-16.30
Alexandra Bagasheva, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Compounds, Lexicalization Patterns and Parts-of-Speech: English and Bulgarian compound verbs in comparison and contrast


Section 2 Chaired by Ferenc Kiefer

14.45-15.20
Pavol Štekauer, Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Derivational Paradigms

15.20-15.55
Bogdan Szymanek, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
Polish Singulative Derivation in a Cross-linguistic Perspective

15.55-16.30
Stella Manova, University of Vienna, Austria
Word-Formation in English and Slavic: A contribution to the typology of suffix ordering

19.30 Dinner


August 28

9.00-10.00
Invited speaker session chaired by Mark Aronoff

Franz Rainer, WU Vienna, Austria
How to Constrain Relational Adjectives

10.00-10.45
Coffee break + Poster presentation


Section 1 Chaired by Pius ten Hacken

10.45- 11.20
Giorgio Francesco Arcodia and Nicola Grandi, University of Milano-Bicocca / University of Bologna, Italy
Coordination in Compounding: Universal vs. Areal Tendencies

11.20-11.55
Masaharu Shiamada, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Three Types of Coordinated Compounds: Comparison between Western and Asian Languages


Section 2 Chaired by Stela Manova

10.45- 11.20
Robert Kieltyka, University of Rzeszów, Poland
On Typology and Universality of Zoosemy

11.20-11.55
Chariton Charitonidis, University of Köln, Germany
Word Formation and the Formalization of Socio-Expressive Meaning

11.55-14.00
Lunch

Afternoon session (invited speaker session) Chaired by Franz Rainer

14.00-15.00
Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Derived Nouns of Location

Section 1 Chaired by Angela Ralli

15.00-15.35
Bernard Pöll, Universität Salzburg, Austria
Recursion and Complex N-N Compounding: Myths and Facts

15.35-16.10
Andreas Nolda, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
Definition and Classification of Compound Types: A semantic approach

16.10-16.45
Steve Pepper, Stockholm University, Sweden
Head Position in Nominal Compounds: Evidence from Africa


Section 2 Chaired by Bogdan Szymanek

15.00-15.35
Anna-Maria Di Sciullo, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Morpho-Syntactic Evolution in the Nonimal Domain

15.35-16.10
Ekkehard König and Marco Angster, FU Berlin/University of Freiburg; Università degli Studi di Pavia
Referential Indexation in Word Formation: A comparative study

16.10-16.45
Kimmo Granqvist, University of Helsinki, Finland
Word-Formation in a Moribund Language: The case of Finnish Romani

17.00-17.30 Chaired by Jan Don

Final summarizing plenary speech by Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand



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