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Affix Suspension Day

When:

Saturday, 24 June 2006
Where:Universität Konstanz; Room G307
Why:To see what can be done in the way of predicting when affixes must, can, or cannot be suspended; ditto for clitics, time permitting.

Who and What:

09:00-09:30Frans Plank,
on how to delimit affix suspension, and what you’d expect as a morphological typologist, and the surprises you're in for, under this rubric
09:30-10:15Baris Kabak,
on when you can and cannot suspend in Turkish, and why
10:15-11:00Marcel Erdal (Frankfurt),
on coming to an amicable agreement about suspended affixation in Turkish
11:00-11:45Olya Gurevich (Berkeley),
on why Georgian, once the group-inflecting prototype, doesn’t like to suspend
11:45-12:15Urs Egli,
on augment suspension in Ancient Greek
12:15-13:00Ana Luis (Coimbra) & Andrew Spencer (Colchester),
on, for instance, why it is that some articles and prepositions in Romance languages are so difficult to suspend
13:00-15:00lunch (at the Eagle, or in German: Adler, a beer garden in nearby Allmannsdorf)
15:00-15:45Amanda Pounder (Calgary),
on what she likes to call morphological brachylogy, with special reference to Frühneuhochdeutsch
15:45-16:30Janet Grijzenhout,
on whether Dutch is different, and why (not)
16:30-17:15Bernhard Wälchli,
on tight and loose coordination, scope in coordination, and phonological-syntactic non-isomorphism
17:15-18:00Ingrid Kaufmann,
on the semantics of it all


letztes Update: 03.07.2006
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