Variation and asymmetries in case-marking workshop, 31 July 2015
This is the central page for the Variation and Asymmetries in Casemarking Workshop. The workshop is a collaboration between CoEDL, the Research School of Humanities and the Arts, and the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Australian National University
Registrations have closed.
Where: HRC Seminar Room in the AD Hope Building
When: Friday 31 July 2015
The workshop aims to bring together linguists working on morphology and syntax in languages with case-marking in order to share ideas on factors contributing to variation in expression of case-marking, asymmetries in case-marking and methods for analysing this variation.
(If you would like to join the dinner on Thursday night, please send a message to email@example.com. It will be at 6.30pm, Delhi 6, 14 Childers St, Canberra City)
|8.30||Welcome (we suggest bringing your own coffee over from across the way at Degree Café or the Street Theatre Café)|
|9-9.30||McGregor||Optional accusative case marking in Shua|
|9.30-10||Donohue||Differential subject marking in Fore|
|10-10.30||Schultze-Berndt||When case focuses on agents: factors influencing “optional” ergative marking in Jaminjung|
Introduction to, and launch of Case Alternations in Five Finnic Languages (http://www.brill.com/products/book/case-alternations-five-finnic-languages)MORNING TEA (provided)
|11.30-12||O'Shannessy||Functions of ergative marking in Light Warlpiri and Warlpiri|
|12-12.30||Meakins||From absolutely optional to only nominally ergative: The life cycle of the Gurindji Kriol ergative suffix|
|12.30-1||Moodie||Variation in case-marking – marked nominative languages|
|1 - 2||LUNCH||LUNCH (university cafés)|
|2-2.30||van den Bos||An innovation in Gurindji Kriol attributive possessive constructions|
|2.30-3.00||Chambers||Case-marking and Language Contact in Medieval English Trade Guilds|
|3-3.30||Gaby||Stacking cases into a portmanteau|
|3.30||afternoon tea||afternoon tea (provided)|
|4 - 4.30||Koch||Case variability in Kaytetye|
|4.30 - 5||Libert||A Provisional Typology of Differential Adpositional Object Marking|
|5.30||Linguistics in the pub|
A program with abstracts is available for download here.
Please e-mail Jane Simpson [firstname.lastname@example.org] to discuss participation in this workshop.