Workshop Variation and Change in the Verb Phrase

The Language Change Research Group organizes a two-day workshop on Variation and Change in the Verb Phrase at the University of Oslo, 5-6 December 2019. All are welcome to come and listen to one or more of the talks!

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The focus of this workshop is on syntactic change in the verbal domain, ranging from changes at earlier language stages to recent and ongoing changes in typologically different languages. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers who work on verbal syntax from a historical perspective from different theoretical orientations.

 


Keynote speakers 


Call for papers

The Language Change Research Group invites abstracts for the workshop Variation and Change in the Verb Phrase. The focus of this workshop is on syntactic change in the verbal domain, ranging from changes at earlier language stages to recent and ongoing changes in typologically different languages.

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers who work on verbal syntax from a historical perspective from different theoretical orientations. We particularly welcome abstracts related, but not limited, to any aspects of syntactic change and/or the (interaction of the) following topics:

  • Benefactive constructions
  • Particle verb constructions
  • Reflexive constructions
  • Resultative constructions

Abstracts of max. 300 words (excluding references, including author information and affiliation) should be sent to karin.beijering@iln.uio.no by September 15, 2019.                   We aim to send out notification of acceptance in October.


Organizers

The workshop is organized by the Language Change Research Group.

Contact: karin.beijering@iln.uio.no

Publisert 5. sep. 2019 12:30 - Sist endra 2. des. 2019 13:14