Workshop: A Non-Canonical Perspective on Case

This Workshop is being held by Project A24 as part of the SFB471 at the University of Konstanz.

Program

Location: The Workshop will be held in G307 (just above the Department of Linguistics).
Here is how to get to Konstanz and to the Department of Linguistics.

Thursday, May 8th, 2008
14:00 - 14:15 Introduction and Welcome
14:30 - 15:45 Ashwini Deo, Yale
Datives: Locations and Possessors --- Case syncretism in Indo-Aryan diachrony
15:45 - 16:15 *** Break ***
16:15 - 17:30 Peter Sells, SOAS
Oblique Case Marking on Core Arguments in Korean and Japanese
19:00 *** Dinner ***

Friday, May 9th, 2008

9:00 - 10:15 Helen de Hoop, Nijmegen
Variation in differential subject marking
10:15 - 11:15 Tafseer Ahmed, Konstanz
Spatial Sources of Structural Case
11:15- 11:45 *** Break ***
11:45 - 13:00 Klaus von Heusinger, Udo Klein and Dolgor Guntsetseg, Stuttgart
Non-canonical Case in Mongolian
13:00 - 14:00 *** Lunch ***
14:00 - 15:00 Tikaram Poudel, Konstanz
Diachronic and semantic aspects of ergativity
15:00 - 16:00 Pritty Patel, MIT
Exploring Case in Kutchi Gujarati
16:00 - 16:30 *** Break ***
16:30 - 17:45 Scott Grimm, Stanford
Agency and the Semantic Foundations of Case
17:45 - 18:30 Miriam Butt, Konstanz
Summarizing Discussion
19:30 *** Conference Dinner ***

Pictures of Workshop Participants