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Date:2010.10.29[Fri]- 10.31[Sun]

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International Workshop on Cross-Linguistic Studies on Clause Combining 2010

Posted:2010.10.29

This workshop brings together linguists working on typologically diverse languages to carry out cross-linguistic studies on clause combining. The workshop investigates clause combining of various types across typologically different languages in order to examine the diversity, types, and commonality of the phenomenon.

Honoré WATANABE, Project Coordinator (ILCAA)

 

This workshop is the third meeting of the ILCAA Joint Research Project “Cross-Linguistic Studies on Clause Combining”.

Dates

29(Fri.)–31(Sun.) October, 2010

Venue

Room 304, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS)

Program

29 October (Fri.)

15:30–15:45 Opening talks
15:45–17:00 Fieldwork in Southern New Guinea: A Little-known Hotspot of Linguistic Diversity
Nicholas EVANS (Australian National University / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
17:15–18:30 Swiss Army Knives for Linguists ― The Utility of Complementary Methodologies
Marianne MITHUN (University of California, Santa Barbara / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
19:00–21:00 Reception (University Center)
(To participate, please contact LingDy Office: lingdy-office@aacore.net)

30 October (Sat.)

10:00–10:15 Opening talks
10:15–11:05 Syntactic Linkage and Event Relations in Multi-Verb Constructions in Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia
Kazuhiro KAWACHI (National Defense Academy of Japan / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
11:10–12:00 Coordination, Subordination, and Their Ilk in Sliammon Salish
Honoré WATANABE (ILCAA)
Abstract
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:20 Clause Reduction and Grammaticalization in Japanese ― How are new auxiliary verbs produced?
Shigehiro KATO (Hokkaido University / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
14:25–15:15 The Development of Complex Predication in Turkic: Uyghur Light Verbs
Arienne M. DWYER (University of Kansas / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
15:15–15:30 Tea break
15:30–16:20 The Dynamism of Complexity
Marianne MITHUN (University of California, Santa Barbara / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
16:25–17:15 The Nature of Clause Combining in Nuuchahnulth
Toshihide NAKAYAMA (ILCAA)
Abstract
17:15–17:30 Discussion

31 October (Sun.)

10:00–10:50 Three Types of Participles in Relative Clauses in Kolyma Yukaghir
Iku NAGASAKI (ILCAA / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
10:55–11:45 Relative Clauses in Swahili ― Internal Relation and External Relation
Nobuko YONEDA (Osaka University / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
11:50–12:40 Clause-hood, Finiteness, and Subordination of Converbs: A Cross-linguistic Survey
Shinjiro KAZAMA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies / ILCAA Joint Researcher) & Michinori SHIMOJI (Gunma Prefectural Women’s University / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
12:40–14:00 Lunch
14:00–14:50 Natural Parallel Data, Clause Linkage and Psychosocial Cognition: The Family Problems Picture Task
Nicholas EVANS (Australian National University / ILCAA Joint Researcher)
Abstract
14:55–15:25 Discussion
15:25–15:35 Closing
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