June 6, Thursday

9.00-9.30

Rektor, Gerhart v. Graevenitz
Sprecherin, Aditi Lahiri

9.30-10.30

Ed Keenan (UCLA)
Explaining the Creation of Reflexive Pronouns in English

10.30-11.00

Coffee/Tea

11.00-12.00

David Dowty (Ohio State University)
Principles of meaning change in argument diathesis

12.00-12.45

Regine Eckardt (Universität Konstanz)
Mimicry in Natural Language: German "lauter"

12.45-14.30

Lunch

14.30-15.30

Ulrich Frauenfelder (Universität Genf)
Speech segmentation: What role for the syllable in French?

15.30-16.15

Zvi Penner (Universität Konstanz)
Learning the Meaning of Verbs: What Distinguishes Language Impaired from Normally Developing Children?

16.15-16.45

Coffee/Tea

16.45-17.45

Geert Booij (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Constructional idioms and periphrasis: the aan het infinitive construction in Dutch.

17.45-18.30

Judith Meinschaefer (Universität Konstanz)
Argument suppression in nominalizations: An effect arising from principles of argument linking?

19.30

Conference dinner at the
Rheingold Orangerie, Spanierstr. 3

June 7, Friday

9.30-10.30

Peter Sells (Stanford University)
Complex Predicates As A Window Onto The Organization Of Grammar

10.30-11.00

Coffee/Tea

11.00-12.00

David Beck (University of Alberta)
Prototypical conceptual types and typological variation in parts of speech systems

12.00-12.45

Miriam Butt (Universität Konstanz)
Establishing Historical Stability

12.45-14.30

Lunch

14.30-15.30

David Wasserstein (Tel Aviv University)
What's in a Name? - A Case Study Generalised

15.30-16.15

Peter Gahl (Universität Konstanz)
Diskursgeschichte statt Semasiologie - zur Frühgeschichte des Epochenbegriffs `Gotik´

16.15-16.45

Coffee/Tea

16.45-17.45

Kurt Goblirsch (University South Carolina)
Gemination and Lenition in the Middle Periods of the Germanic Languages

17.45-18.30

Hans-Rainer Beck (Universität Konstanz)
Narrativity and transfer of knowledge: looking for principles of language change through language use

19.30

Reception
held at the city hall Konstanz

June 8, Saturday

9.30-
10.30

Lars Johanson(Universität. Mainz)
On copied lexical items

10.30-11.30

Edit Doron (Hebrew University Jerusalem)
Bare Singular Reference to Kinds

11.30-12.00

Coffee/Tea

12.00-12.45

Arthur Merin (Universität Konstanz)
For and Against

12.45-13.30

Christoph Schwarze (Universität Konstanz)

13.30

Lunch on Terrace