Program

The international workshop Variation and Change in the Verb Phrase takes place on 5 -6 December. All are welcome to come and listen to one or more of the talks (see programme below).

 

Workshop Variation and Change in the Verb Phrase
University of Oslo, 5–6 December 2019


Venue: University of Oslo, Blindern, Niels Trechows hus, 12th floor (map).
 

Directions: From the city center, take metro line 4 or 5 (westbound, Vestli via Storo, Ringen via Storo, or Sognsvann) to Forskningsparken. Alternatively: get the tram to Universitetet Blindern (Line 17 or 18, direction Rikshospitalet). More on public transport (ruter.no).

 

Thursday 5th December

08:30 - 09:00 Registration, opening
09:00 - 10:00

Keynote Peter Petré

Many people’s grammars, nobody’s grammar.

Grammaticalization of auxiliary constructions as emergent in the community

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
10:30 - 11:00
 

Tanja Mortelmans & Elena Smirnova         

German Reflexive Constructions: an exploration into the diachronic dimension

11:00 - 11:30

Michelle Troberg

From derived to lexically specified Result: Change in the French verb phrase

11:30 - 12:00

Yela Schauwecker

Resultative constructions in Medieval French as a contact phenomenon

12:00 - 12:30

Dennis Wegner

All roads lead to eventive past participles: on similarities and constrasts

in the grammaticalisation of passive and perfect(ive) participles in

Germanic and Romance

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00

Katarzyna Janic

Auxiliary verb constructions

14:00 - 14:30

Imola-Ágnes Farkas

Variation and Change in the Romanian and Hungarian Verb Phrase

14:30 - 15:00

Karin Harbusch & Gerard Kempen

Verb frequency and verb placement in three Germanic languages:
A diachronic corpus study

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 16:00

Petr Biskup

Grammaticalization of Prepositions in Slavic

16:00 - 16:30

Anna Pompei

From Verb-Particle Constructions to Prefixed Verbs:
a diachronic perspective

Friday 6th December

08:30 - 09:00 Registration, opening
09:00 - 10:00

Keynote Elena Anagnostopoulou

Datives, genitives and passives in the history of Greek

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
10:30 - 11:00

Malka Rappaport Hovav

Modern Hebrew in transit: the shift from a V-framed to an S-framed profile

11:00 - 11:30

Björn Lundquist, Ida Larsson, Maud Westendorp & Eirik Tengesdal

The Nordic Word Order Database: New methods for studying variation within and

between speakers and varieties in North Germanic

11:30 - 12:00

Björn Lundquist & Maud Westendorp

On the subtle and ephemeral effects effects of reflexives on verb and subject placement

12:00 - 12:30

Guro Fløgstad

Aspectual simplification in a normative source:

The Perfect in Argentinian Spanish school grammars

12:30 - 13:00 Closing

 

The program (pdf) and book of abstracts (pdf) can be downloaded here.

 

 

 

 

Publisert 5. sep. 2019 12:30 - Sist endret 3. des. 2019 11:26