1st International Workshop on Language Comparison and Typology: German and the Mediterranean languages

Country: Germany

City: Berlin

Abstr. due: 22.04.2018

Dates: 12.10.18 — 12.10.18

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail: demines@del.auth.gr

Organizers: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

 

The DeMiNeS Network ''German Mediterranean Network for Linguistics'' („Deutsch-Mittelmeerisches Netzwerk Sprachwissenschaft'') (2017 Humboldt Alumni Award for Innovative Networking Initiatives to Athina Sioupi) with support from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, in cooperation with the Research Unit on (Experimental) Syntax and Heritage Languages at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Artemis Alexiadou) and the Center Language Variation and Migration at the University of Potsdam, will organize a one-day workshop on ''Language Comparison and Typology: German and the Mediterranean Languages''. The Workshop will be hosted by the Humboldt University Berlin (Department of English and American Studies).

The focus of the workshop is led on contributions from a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches on German and/or the Mediterranean languages.
The general aim is to bring together researchers interested in contributing to deeper and more systematic descriptions and theoretical modeling of empirically oriented comparative and typological studies on morphology and syntax, semantics and pragmatics, corpus linguistics, historical linguistics, language variation and language acquisition on Language Comparison and Typology of German and/or the Mediterranean languages.
The Workshop will bring together established and early-career scholars who are interested in topics such as:

- NPs (bare nouns, mass nouns, cognates)
- V2 and Word Order Variation
- Formulaic Language
- Psych Verbs
- Space and Time

This is not an extensive list; Submissions do not need to be limited to the above topics.

Conference Web-Site: http://demines.del.auth.gr/en/activities/workshop