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LINGUIST List 19.3935

Sun Dec 21 2008

Confs: Semantics, Typology/Germany

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        1.    Sebastian Loebner, Verbal and Nominal Possession

Message 1: Verbal and Nominal Possession
Date: 19-Dec-2008
From: Sebastian Loebner <loebnerphil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de>
Subject: Verbal and Nominal Possession
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Verbal and Nominal Possession

Date: 28-Jan-2009 - 29-Jan-2009
Location: Duesseldorf, Germany
Contact: Sebastian Loebner
Contact Email: loebnerphil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de
Meeting URL: http://www.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/fff/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Typology

Meeting Description:

Two-days workshop on grammatical and semantic aspects of verbal (predicational)
and nominal possession from a typological and formal point of view.

Research Unit FOR 600 ''Functional Concepts and Frames''

Verbal and Nominal Possession
Workshop, Duesseldorf Jan. 28-29, 2009

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009

[09:30] Leon Stassen (Nijmegen)
The Typology of Predicative Possession: Towards an Explanatory Model

[10:30] Ekkehard Koenig (Berlin)
Possession, Body Parts and the Grammaticalization of Intensifiers

[12:00] Barbara Stiebels (Berlin)
Possession and Control

[14:15] Thomas Stolz (Bremen)
How to Avoid Possessive Pronouns:
The Possessive-Relative-Clause Strategy in Maltese

[15:30] Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm (Stockholm)
Adnominal Possession, Non-Anchoring Relations and Pseudo-Partitives:
In Quest for Cross-Linguistic Function-Form Correlations

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009

[09:30] Thomas Ede Zimmermann & Manfred Kupffer (Frankfurt)
Abstract Possession

[10:30] Magdalena Schwager (Goettingen)
Definitely Possessed

[12:00] Yuko Kobukata & Yoshiki Mori (Tsukuba)
Have Light For Have Holders and Have Owners

[14:15] Doris Gerland & Albert Ortmann (Duesseldorf)
Alienability Splits in Hungarian

[15:30] Robert Van Valin Jr. (Duesseldorf)
Possession in Lakhota
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