THE TYPOLOGY OF STATIVE-ACTIVE LANGUAGES

PROGRAMME AND ABSTRACTS

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Friday 20



              
1.00-1.15
The organizers
Welcome & introduction


Eurasia




1.15-2.00
Johanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley)
“Why are stative-active languages uncommon in Eurasia? Typological and geographical considerations”
ABSTRACT

2.00-2.30
Gontzal Aldai
(University of the Basque Country)
“From (more) ergative case-marking to (more) active case-marking: The case of historical Basque”
ABSTRACT

2.30-3.00
Thomas Wier
(University of Chicago)
“(Non)antipassivization and Case Marking in Georgian”
ABSTRACT

– Coffee/tea break –




Pacific




3.30-4.15
Marian Klamer
(Leiden University)
“Active Alignment in Indonesia: forms, semantics, geography, possible diffusion”
ABSTRACT

4.15-4.45
Gary Holton
(Alaska Native Language Center)
“The emergence of stative-active systems in North Halmahera, Indonesia”
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
4.45-5.15
Naomi Tsukida
(Aichi Prefectural University)
“Split intransivity in Seediq and in Amis”
ABSTRACT

5.15-6.15

General discussion and responses







Saturday 21




Americas




9.30-10.15
Marianne Mithun
(University of California, Santa Barbara)
“The emergence of agent/patient systems”
ABSTRACT

10.15-10.45
Pedro Gutierrez
& Roberto Zavala
(CIESAS-Sureste)
“Three alignment subsystems in Chol, a Mayan language”
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
– Coffee/tea break –




11.15-11.45
Enrique L. Palancar
(Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro)
“Otomi Split Intransitivity and other related constructions”
ABSTRACT

11.45-12.15
Michael Swanton
(Leiden University)
”Semantic motivations of Otlaltepec Popoloca split intransitivity”
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
12.15-1.00

General discussion and responses


– Lunch –




2.30-3.00
Tania Granadillo
(University of Arizona)
“Argument structure in Kuripako: stative-active type”
ABSTRACT

3.00-3.30
Swintha Danielsen
(Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
“The active/stative split of verbs in Baure (Arawak)”
ABSTRACT
SLIDES-1
SLIDES-2
3.30-4.00
Maura Velazquez-Castillo
(Colorado State University)
“Voice and Inversion in Paraguayan Guarani”
ABSTRACT

– Coffee/tea break –




4.30-5.00
POSTERS
Olesya Khanina
(State University, Moscow)
“Fluid semantic alignment in Tundra Nenets: strange place, strange logic”
POSTER

Sebastian Nordhoff
(University of Amsterdam)
[On Guaraní]

HANDOUT

Alejandra Vidal
(Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas & Universidad Nacional de Formosa)
“Semantic motivations of Pilagá subject-marking system”


Loretta O'Connor
(University of Hamburg)
[On Oaxaca Chontal]


5.00-5.30 Johannes Helmbrecht
(University of Erfurt)
“Aspects of Hocak (Winnebago) syntax”
ABSTRACT

5.30-6.00
Regina Pustet
(University of Munich) & David Rood
(University of Colorado)
“Argument suppression in Lakhota”
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
6.00-7.00

General discussion and responses


– Dinner –









Sunday 22




General




9.30-10.00
Edward J. Vajda
(Western Washington University)
“Active alignment and morphological transitivity”
ABSTRACT

10.00-10.30
Søren Wichmann
(Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
“Event-orientation in grammar”
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
– Coffee/tea break –




11.00-11.30
Andrej Malchukov
(Radboud University Nijmegen)
“Split intransitives, experiencer objects and 'transimpersonal' constructions:(re-)establishing the connection”
ABSTRACT
SLIDES
11.30-12.00
Peter Arkadiev
(Russian Academy of Sciences)
“Thematic Proto-Properties and Argument Encoding in the Active-Stative Languages“
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
12.00-1.00

General discussion and responses


– Lunch –




2.30-3.15
Mark Donohue
(University of Singapore)
“Stative-active systems: what's what and what's not”
ABSTRACT
HANDOUT
3.15-3.30
Bernard Comrie
(Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and UC, Santa Barbara)
Introduction to panel discussion


3.30-5.00

Panel discussion


– Farewell reception –