LINGUIST List 26.1155

Sun Mar 01 2015

Confs: Maltese, General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 23-Feb-2015
From: Benjamin Saade <>
Subject: Grazzi, Bernard! Honoring the contribution of Bernard Comrie to Maltese Linguistics
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Grazzi, Bernard! Honoring the contribution of Bernard Comrie to Maltese Linguistics

Date: 30-Apr-2015 - 30-Apr-2015
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact: Benjamin Saade
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Maltese

Meeting Description:

On the occasion of Bernard Comrie's retirement from the Linguistics Department of the Max Planck Institue for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, the Maltese Linguistics community wants to honour his dedication and contribution to the study of Maltese with a farewell colloquium.

Listeners are welcome. Participation is free of charge thanks to the generous support of the Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig). If you plan to participate, please sent a short notice to Benjamin Saade (Universität Bremen).

Date: April 30, 2015
Location: MPI-EVA, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig (Room H4.10, 4th floor)


The several functions of pronominal clitics in Maltese: an attempt at a uniform characterisation
Ray Fabri (University of Malta)

A footnote to Comrie's ''Transitivity pairs, markedness, and diachronic stability''
Michael Spagnol (University of Malta)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

Annotating information structure in Maltese with ELAN-CorpA
Martine Vanhove (LLACAN, Villejuif)

Full and reduced pronouns in Maltese
Benjamin Saade (Universität Bremen)

13:00-14:00 Lunch break

Finite verbs as attributes in Maltese NPs
Thomas Stolz (Universität Bremen)

''Everything you always wanted to know about the history of Semitic Maltese, and I'm afraid I'm not going to be able to tell you''
Bernard Comrie (MPI-EVA, Leipzig)

The Maltese Linguistics community says: Grazzi, Bernard!

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