LINGUIST List 23.961

Sat Feb 25 2012

Confs: Typology/Germany

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 24-Feb-2012
From: Martin Haspelmath <haspelmatheva.mpg.de>
Subject: Anna Siewierska Memorial Workshop
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Anna Siewierska Memorial Workshop

Date: 27-Apr-2012 - 27-Apr-2012 Location: Leipzig, Germany Contact: Martin Haspelmath Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL: http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/conference/2012_ASMW/

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Meeting Description:

This workshop, held in memory of the eminent typologist AnnaSiewierska (1955-2011), brings together some of her colleagues from thetypology community, who will report on their current work, relating it toAnna Siewierska's findings and ideas. At the end of the working session,there will be a one-hour remembrance session. Anyone is welcome toattend the workshop and to participate in the remembrance session.

Matthew Baerman & Greville G. Corbett (U Surrey): 'Person by OtherMeans''Balthasar Bickel (U Zurich): TBASonia Cristofaro (U Pavia): ''The Referential Hierarchy: Reviewing theEvidence in Diachronic Perspective''Bernard Comrie (MPI-EVA Leipzig): ''The Treatment of Animate Themesin Spanish Ditransitive Constructions''Volker Gast (U Jena): ''A Typology of Human Impersonals Pronouns''Martin Haspelmath (MPI-EVA Leipzig): 'Argument Indexing: aConceptual Framework for the Syntactic Status of Bound Person Forms'Andrej A. Kibrik (Moscow): 'Peculiarities and Origin of the RussianReferential System'Ekkehard K├Ânig (FU Berlin): ''Speech Act Distinctions in Grammar'Revisited'Christian Lehmann (U Erfurt): 'Incomplete Coreference and IncompletePerson Paradigms'Andrej Malchukov (U Mainz): 'Some Remarks on the Typology of VoiceAlternations'Johanna Nichols (Berkeley): 'Where do Suppletive Pronouns Come From?Evolutionary Biases in Person Paradigms''(Anna Siewierska &) Dik Bakker: 'Suppletion in Person Forms: the Roleof Iconicity and Frequency'



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