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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities

Program

 

Thursday (07.12.2017)

 

09:45-10:00

Welcome

10:00-11:00

Kilu von Prince – Invited speaker

(U Saarbrücken)

The typology of multi-verb constructions: Is there a continuum?

11:00-11:45

Tonjes Veenstra

(L-ZAS Berlin)

The anatomy of verb series

11:45-12:30

Rainer Osswald & Robert Van Valin, Jr.

(U Düsseldorf)

Dependency and argument sharing in transitive multi-verb constructions: A case study on Lakhota (Siouan)

12:30-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-15:00

Diane Massam – Invited speaker

(U Toronto)

Complex predicates in Niuean

15:00-15:45

Jens Hopperdietzel

(HU Berlin)

The syntactic structure of resultative SVCs in Saliba (Oceanic)

15:45-16:15

COFFEE

16:15-17:15

Pieter Muysken & Sophie Villerius – Invited speakers

(U/MPI Nijmegen)

The Javanese-Sranan-Dutch triangle: Multi-verb constructions in Surinamese Javanese

 

Conference Dinner

 

Friday (08.12.2017)

 

10:00-11:00

Anne Zribi-Hertz & Loïc Jean-Louis – Invited speakers

(Université Paris-Lumières/Université Paris-8/SFL, CNRS)

"Serial verb constructions" in Martinican Creole

11:00-11:45

Carolyn Jane Anderson

(UMass Amherst)

The andative and venitive construction in San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec

11:45-12:30

Bettina Zeissler

(U Tübingen)

Multi-verb constructions in Tibetan and Ladakhi

12:30-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-15:00

Malte Zimmermann – Invited speaker

(U Potsdam)

Making Sense of Serial Verbs: The semantics of complex event descriptions

15:00-15:45

Marian Klamer

(U Leiden)

Serial verb grammaticalization in two language families of Eastern Indonesia

15:45-16:00

Closure