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Fitigra :: Programme


Leuven, 10-12 February 2005

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PLENARY SPEAKERS (All plenary abstracts)

Teresa Fanego. Language change in grammaticalization: Prospects and appraisal.

Olga Fischer. Coming to terms with grammaticalization.

Manfred Krug. The quest for grammaticalization parameters.

Elizabeth Closs Traugott. From ideational to interpersonal: A reassessment.


Adamson, Sylvia, and Victorina González-Diáz. ‘And I were your very very Rosalind’: the role of hyperbole in the grammaticalisation of intensifiers.

Aijmer, Karin, Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen, and Anne Wichmann. The role of prosody in semantic change.

Boogaart, Ronny. From directive to conditional.

Boulonnais, Dominique. English so/too and French si/trop: A case of grammaticalization?

Breban, Tine, and Kristin Davidse. The grammaticalization of attributive adjectives into postdeterminers: General phoric mechanisms.

Brems, Lieselotte, and Ditte Kimps. Ideational and interpersonal driving factors of grammaticalization and collocational patterns: Dutch and English quantity nouns.

Carlier, Anne, and Walter De Mulder. From the Latin distal demonstrative ille to the French definite article: a non linear pathway.

Cornillie, Bert. A corpus-based analysis of Spanish evidential and epistemic modal (semi-)auxiliairies: On textual and interpersonal aspects of grammaticalization.

De Clerck, Bernard. Let’s: Diachronic development, synchronic variation and implications for future grammaticalization processes.

De Sutter, Gert, Dirk Speelman, and Dirk Geeraerts. Quantifying word class shift.

Defour, Tine. Grammaticalisation: The pragmatic development of well.

Delbecque, Nicole. On the functions of the Spanish adverbs así and bien.

Denison, David, and Alison Cort. Better the modal you know.

Egan, Thomas. The grammaticalisation of the fail to construction.

Evers-Vermeul, Jacqueline. Form-function relations in the grammaticalization of Dutch dus ‘so’.

Fried, Mirjam. Morphosemantic change and the grammaticalization/lexicalization dichotomy.

Girnth, Heiko. The neutralization of the speaker’s perspective: The grammaticalization of place deictic elements in spoken German.

Haas, Florian. The development of English each other – grammaticalization, lexicalisation, or both?

Heylen, Kris. From interpersonal to ideational? A corpus study of word order grammaticalization in contemporary German.

Hoffman, Sebastian. Grammaticalization theory and corpus data.

Kragh, Kirsten, and Jan Lindschouw. Processes of grammaticalization in early and modern French and Spanish.

Laitinen, Mikko. Grammaticalisation of English indefinite pronouns: subjectivisation in anaphoric pronouns.

Lamiroy, Beatrice, and Michel Charolles. From adverbs to connectives: A French case study: Heureusement, malheureusement, simplement, seulement, mais.

Leuschner, Torsten, and Daan Van den Nest. Should conditionals be emergent...: Asyndetic subordination in English and German as a Challenge to grammaticalization research.

Liu, Meichun. From classifier to indefinite article: The grammaticalization of Mandarin YIGE in spoken discourse.

Margerie, Hélčne. On the semantic-pragmatic aspects of the grammaticalization of kind of and kinda in American and British English.

Mettouchi, Amina, and Sarah Darbaky. The grammaticalization of you know: From shared knowledge to control over the co-speaker.

Moody, Simanique. From abstract to abstract: On the pragmatic strengthening of in AAE.

Nicolle, Steve. Subjectification without semantic change: Grammaticalization involving movement verbs.

Noël, Dirk. The productivity of a ‘source of information’ construction: Or, where grammaticalization theory and construction grammar meet.

Nordlund, Taru, and Heli Pekkarinen. Finnish muka: From reportative to dubitative.

Pakendorf, Brigitte, and Ewa Schalley. Unexpected sources of prohibitive markers in Yakut and other languages of the world.

Pennock Speck, Barrie, and Milagros del Saz Rubio. Only connect: from nouns to A-nouns.

Pusch, Claus. Complementation-based discourse markers – a case for grammaticalization theory?

Rohdenburg, Günter. On the history and present behaviour of subordinating that with adverbial conjunctions in English.

Schlüter, Julia. To dare to or not to: Is auxiliarization reversible?

Schwenter, Scott, and Richard Waltereit. Presupposition accommodation and language change: From additivity to speech-act marking.

Shibasaki, Reijirou. Argument structure as a reflection of grammaticalization: With focus on the second person pronoun omae in Japanese.

Shinzato, Rumiko. Perfective auxiliary to discourse markers: A case of Old Japanese tari.

Smessaert, Hans, and William Van Belle. From manner adverbial to epistemic discourse marker: the case of Dutch anders.

Sohn, Sung-Ock. Frequency, discourse, and grammaticalization: Evidence from Korean -canh(a).

Sorva, Elina. All in the expression of concessivity.

Speelman, Dirk, Dirk Geeraerts, and José Tummers. Collocations and collostructions as ways of measuring the interplay between lexical units and schematic constructions.

Stulic, Ana. From ‘gerundive construction’ to ‘causal conjunction’: A case of Judeo-Spanish form siendo (ke).

Svorou, Roula. ‘Go’-constructions in Modern Greek.

Taverniers, Miriam. A semiotic-functional perspective on subjectivity.

Taylor, Jo. “I’m going to have to go soon actually”: The development of actually and basically from propositional to expressive in Australian English.

Vallauri, Edoardo Lombardi. "Pragmaticalization" of syntactic incompleteness: The case of free conditionals.

Van der Auwera, Johan. On the grammaticalization of prohibitives.

Van de Velde, Freek. Interpersonal modification in Dutch noun phrases.

Van linden, An, and Kristin Davidse. Diachrony, order and structure as factors determining the subjectivity of adjectives in the NP.

Verstraete, Jean-Christophe. The grammaticalization of ‘person’ to reflexive-reciprocal markers in Umpithamu and other Cape York languages.

Visconti, Jacqueline. From preposition to specifier: Subjectification vs. grammaticalization in the evolution of Italian scalar particles.

Yap, Foong Ha, Pik Ling Choi, and Kam Siu Cheung. De-lexicalizing di: The story of how a Chinese lexical item becomes a determiner, and a nominalizer with attitude.

Yap, Foong Ha, Yang Gu, and Hongyong Liu. From nominalizer to stance marker: A syntactic account of some grammaticalization/pragmaticization phenomena.



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