RRG 2015_Book of Abstracts_Final Version

DAY 1 : July, 31 Haus der Universität

Time Speaker Title
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-10:00 Delia Bentley (Univ. of Manchester) Monotonicity and the logical structure of result states in RRG
10:00-10:30 Yoshiko Ono (Univ. Zürich) The Typology of DO- and BECOME languages revisited
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Robert Van Valin (Heinrich Heine Univ.) & (Univ. at Buffalo) Cosubordination
11:30-12:00 Lilián Guerrero (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) Clause linkage and temporal relations in Yaqui
12:00-12:30 Waldfried Premper (University of Cologne) Forms taken seriously: Asyndetic linkage in Arabic
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Wataru Nakamura (Tohoku University) A Neo-Jakobsonian Account of Default Oblique Cases: Instrumental vs. Dative
14:30-15:00 Hideki Kishimoto (Kobe University) Dative case and three-place predicates in Japanese
15:00-15:30 Conor Pyle (Trinity College Dublin) Purposive case and semantic arguments in Australian Western Desert dialects
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 Javier Martín Arista (Universidad de La Rioja) The syntax and semantics of Old English motion constructions: An RRG analysis
16:30-17:00 Toshio Ohori (University of Tokyo) On the grammaticalization continuum: an exercise in representation
17:00-18:00 Invited speaker: James Pustejovsky (Brandeis Univ.) Lexical Factorization and Syntactic Behavior
18:00-20:00 Poster Session & Reception


Speaker Title
Maduabuchi Sennen Agbo (University of Benin Nigeria) Verb Compounding and Causativity in Igbo
Ciara Browne (Trinity College Dublin) An RRG analysis of the adjective in the Bamunka Noun Phrase
Jonė Bruno (Trinity College Dublin) & Viltė Drūlienė (Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas) Complex verbs in Lithuanian
Manon Buysse (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) Clause linking in L2 French and English: A Role and Reference Grammar perspective
Anna Kurasińska (Trinity College Dublin) How can RRG define clausal ellipsis in Polish?
Keith Mannix (Trinity College Dublin) Passivity in Korean Light verb constructions
Kiseong Park (Pusan National University) It-cleft construction in English: An RRG Account Mariana
Mariana Cabral Rolin (Trinity College Dublin) The Malefactive and Benefactive constructions in Brazilian Portuguese: syntactic mapping and semantic implications
Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang (Tribhuvan University Kathmandu) Verb Morphology of Lohorung
Shihong Zhou (Beijing Normal University) The Sentence with an Unidentifiable NP Subject and the Relevant Complex YOU(有) Construction of Chinese from the Perspective of Theticity/Categoricality Distinction

DAY 2: August 1, 2015 Haus der Universität

Time Speaker Title
9:30-10:00 Kiyoko Toratani (York University) Iconicity and syntactic position of sound-symbolic forms in sentence structure
10:00-10:30 Aoife Finn (Trinity College Dublin) Towards the Layered Structure of the Clause of the Actor-Emphatic in Māori
10:30-11:00 Anja Latrouite & Robert Van Valin (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) An RRG Account of the Information Structure-Syntax Interface in Tagalog
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:00 Ying Fan (University of Manchester) Topicalised Arguments in Two Types of Mandarin Serial Verb Constructions
12:00-12:30 Jürgen Bohnemeyer (University at Buffalo) Cosubordination control and the Macro- Event Property
12:30-13:00 Lilián Guerrero (UNAM) Valeria A. Belloro (Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro) & Carmen Conti Jiménez (Universidad de Jaén) An RRG approach to Spanish temporal adjuncts
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:00 Mitsuaki Shimojo (University at Buffalo) Extraction constraints revisited: a focus and aboutness-based account
15:00-15:30 Sergio Ibáñez Cerda (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) Two-Theme Constructions and Preposition Assignment in Spanish
15:30-16:00 C. Patrick Kihara (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) The Constituent Projection in the Gĩkũyũ Layered Structure of the Clause
16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-17:00 Rainer Osswald (Heinrich Heine Univ.) Active accomplishments and resultatives
17:00-18:00 Invited speaker: Sebastian Löbner Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf The Nominal Onion and How to Make Your Way from Within to the Surface
21:00 Conference dinner at Mongo's

DAY 3: August 2, 2015 Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek (on campus)

Time Speaker Title
10:00-10:30 Irene Murtagh (Institute of Technology Blanchardstown) Defining an RRG Linking System for Irish Sign Language Nouns and Verbs
10:30-11:00 Antoinette Hawayek (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa) The role of space in MSL (Mexican sign language) relative clauses
11:00-11:30 Chien-hung Lin (National Taiwan Normal University) & Jung-hsing Chang (National Chung Cheng University) Linking Syntax and Semantics in Comparatives of Taiwan Sign Language A Role and Reference Grammar Account
11:30-12:00 Break
12:00-12:30 Laura Kallmeyer & Timm Lichte & Rainer Osswald (Heinrich Heine Univ. Düsseldorf) Argument linking in RRG: A constraint-based implementation
12:30-13:00 Kulvinder Panesar (Leeds Beckett University) A linguistically centered and BDI enabled conversational software agent
13:00-13:30 Nicolai Winther-Nielsen (Fjellhaug International University College) Why Eve Shouldn’t Eat the Snake: An Intelligent Answer from Corpus-driven Information Structure and Connectivity Analysis of Biblical Hebrew
13:30-14:30 Lunch (served in ULB)
14:30-15:00 John Peterson (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel) Finiteness from a typological perspective
15:00-15:30 Rolf Kailuweit (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) Romance intransitive Subject-EXPERIENCER Verbs – Pragmatic Impact on Macrorole Assignment
15:30-16:00 Koen Van Hooste (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) Instruments, Causees and the Strength of Causation
16:00-16:30 Jens Fleischhauer (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) The distribution and syntax of quantity and degree expressions