Conference on Morphosyntactic Parameters: Update

The conference ‘Typology of Morphosyntactic Parameters’ organized by my colleagues Sergey Traytak , Peter Arkadiev  and me will take place at my university, Sholokhov Moscow state university for the humanities (MSUH) on December 5, 2011, in our main building, located at Verhnyaya Radisjevskaya str. 16-18, Moscow, 250 meters from the metro station ‘Taganskaya’ (circle line).

The conference program (in English) is below. The updated Russian text of the program is here: programma_30_ru

MSUH, 5 December 2011 Verhnyaya Radisjevskaya street 16-18



Room 200 (first floor = Rus. vtoroj etazh)

10.30-11.00 Opening of the conference.

Address of MSUH vice-cancellor, professor Sergey Traytak

 Workshop I: Russian and general grammar. Chair: Anton Zimmerling

 11.00 – 11.35 Yakov Testelets  (Russian university for the humanities/Institute of linguistics)

Ellipsis in Russian: theory versus description Testelets_TypMophParam_handout_2011

 11.35-12.10 Ekaterina Lyutikova (Moscow State University)

On two types of inversion in Russian noun phrases  Lyutikova_Inversion

  12.10-12.45 Alexander Letuchiy (Institute of Russian language/High School of Economy)

Systems of actant derivation: towards a typology

 12.45 -12.50 Coffee-break

Workshop II: Polypredicativity and raising constructions. Chair: Yakov Testelets.

12.50-13.25 Peter Arkadiev (Institute of Slavic studies/Russian university for the humanities)

Non-canonical argument marking in Lithuanian participle clauses: typology and diachrony h_case_lith_mggu2011_2p

13.25 -14.00

Natalia Serdobolskaya (Russian state university for the humanities)

Raising vs clause union: syntactic criteria for diagnosing two types of constructions Krugl stol clause union hd

14.00-15.00 Dinner

Workshop III: Typology of relative clauses. Chair: Leonid Iomdin (Institute for Information Transmission Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences)

 15.00-15.35. Yuri Lander (Institute of oriental studies)

On the degree of integration of the semantic head in relatives: a syntactic parameter h_11relheads-mggu

15.35-16.05 Natalia Pimenova (Moscow state pedagogical university/MSUH)

Two evolution lines in relativization: Old High German vs Old Saxon

16.05-16.10 Coffee-break

Workshop IV: Problems of clitic typology in synchrony and diachrony. Chair: Peter Arkadiev.

16.10-16.35 Anton Zimmerling (MSUH/Russian university for the humanities)

Typology of languages with clitic clusters AZ_TC_handout

16.35-17.10 Andrei Sidelcev (Institute of linguistics)

Towards the diachronic typology of clitic doubling: Hittite data Sideltsev_handout

17.10-17.45 Oleg Belyaev (Institute of linguistics)

Clitic climbing from subordinate clauses in Ossetic handout_Belyaev

17.45-17.50 Coffee-break

Workshop V: Miscellanious problems of linguistic typology. Chair: Natalya Serdobolskaya.

17.50-18.25. Elena Rudnitskaya (Institute of oriental studies)

Morphosyntax of the numeral expression with a classifier in Korean Rudnitskaya_Classifier_handout1

18.25-19.00 Dmitry Gerasimov (Institute for linguistic research, Saint-Petersburg)

Argument encoding in Paraguayan Guarani ditransitives: A typological perspective mggu_gerasimov_2011

19.00 End of the conference

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