Homepage Universiteit Leiden

The Leiden Centre for Linguistics

Homepage Faculteit der Letteren Homepage ULCL Search Faculty E-mail to ULCL

   Home
   Theme groups
   Events
   PhD defences
   Information
   Advanced Master's
     Programme
 

Conference on Comparative Diachronic Syntax

University of Leiden Centre for Linguistics (ULCL), 29-30 August 2003

 

Programme

Location: room 147 in building 1175.

To see the abstracts (in PDF) of the papers, click on the titles.

Friday 29 August

8.45-9.15 registration
9.15-9.30 opening
9.30-10.25 Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge) Parameter Interaction and Word-Order Change in the History of English
10.30-11.25 Thomas McFadden (University of Pennsylvania) On the Synchronic and Diachronic Role of Case-Marking in Word Order
11.30-11.50 coffee/tea
11.50-12.45 Jan-Wouter Zwart (Groningen University) A Comparative Perspective on Syntactic Change in the History of English
12.50-14.00 lunch (canteen in building 1174, top floor)
14.00-14.55

Hedde H. Zeijlstra (University of Amsterdam) On the Diachronic Development of Negation

15.00-15.55 Yukiko Morimoto (ZAS, Berlin) Bridging Synchrony and Diachrony in Stochastic OT
16.00-16.20  coffee/tea
16.20-17.15 Susann Fischer (University of Stuttgart) Mesocliticization and Clitic Climbing in Old Romance
17.20-18.15 

Patrick McConvell (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies) Down and Out: Downward Migration and Loss of Pronominal Clitics in Australian Aboriginal Languages

18.20-19.20 drinks
19.45- dinner (for those who want to join)

 

Saturday 30 August

9.15-10.10 Erika Chisarik (University of Manchester) and Wim van der Wurff (Leiden University) From 'Say' to 'Because': Grammaticalisation and Reanalysis
10.15-11.10 Miao-Hsia Chang (National Taiwan Normal University) and Marina Y. Chen (Chung-Kuo Institute of Technology) Volition Verb Movement in Taiwanese Southern Min and Mandarin Chinese
11.15-11.35 coffee/tea
11.35-12.30 Kazuha Watanabe (Cornell University) The Development of Continuative Aspect: A Comparative Study
12.35-14.00 lunch (in town)
14.00-14.55 Geert Booij (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Ans van Kemenade (University of Nijmegen) and Bettelou Los (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) The Diachrony of Complex Predicates in West Germanic
15.00-15.55

Marion Elenbaas (University of Nijmegen), Corrien Blom (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), and Geert Booij (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) The Diachrony of Complex Predicates: A Case Study of English and Dutch

16.00-16.15 coffee/tea
16.15-17.10 Nigel Vincent and Thórhallur Eythórsson (University of Manchester) The Rise and Fall of Dative Subjects
17.15-18.10

Leonid Kulikov (University of Nijmegen/Leiden University) Grammaticalization of a Reciprocal Pronoun in a Diachronic Perspective: Evidence from Vedic Sanskrit

 

Alternate

Olaf Koeneman (Groningen University) Explaining the Rise of New Verb Cluster Orders in Frisian-Based Dialects

 

 


 

Editor: Jeroen van de Weijer
Tel. 31-71-527 2101; E-mail
Last update:
08/29/03 09:06

 

Up