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Workshop on the Acquisition of Ergativity

Workshop on the Acquisition of Ergativity
 
 

Participants

  • Shanley Allen (University of Kaiserslautern)
  • Jennifer Austin (Rutgers University, Newark)
  • Edith Bavin (La Trobe University)
  • Balthasar Bickel (University of Leipzig)
  • Ina Bornkessel (University of Marburg)
  • Penny Brown (MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
  • Bernard Comrie (MPI EVA Leipzig)
  • Ewa Dąbrowska (Northumbria University)
  • Lourdes de Leon (CIESAS, Mexico)
  • Elena Lieven (MPI EVA Leipzig)
  • Laura Mahalingappa (Duquesne University)
  • Pedro Mateo (Harvard University)
  • Bhuvana Narasimhan (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  • Barbara Pfeiler (UNAM-Merida)
  • Cliff Pye (University of Kansas)
  • Alan Rumsey (Australian National University)
  • Lila San Roque (MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)
  • Sabine Stoll (MPI EVA Leipzig)

 

Schedule

Saturday, 30 October:

19:00 Dinner at restaurant “Café Madrid” (Klostergasse 3-5)

Sunday, 31 October:

9:00 Welcome
9:15-10:00 Introduction - Bernard Comrie
10:00-11:00 Lourdes de Leon & Penny Brown
The Acquisition of Agreement in Four Mayan languages (with special emphasis on Tzeltal-Tzotzil)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 Barbara Pfeiler
The Acquisition of the split ergative system in Yucatec Maya
12:15-13:00 Pedro Mateo
Acquisition of the Ergative Constraint in Q’anjob’al Maya
(the paper will be presented by C. Pye)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Clifton Pye
The Acquisition of Ergative Cross-referencing in Mam
14:45-15:30 Edith Bavin
The acquisition of ergative case in Warlpiri
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:45 Shanley Allen
Acquisition of Ergativity in arctic Quebec Inuktitut
16:45:17:45 Discussion
19:00 Dinner at restaurant “Zum Arabischen Coffebaum” (Kleine
Fleischergasse 4)

Monday, 1 November:

9:00 - 9:45 Alan Rumsey
The acquisition of ‘optional ergative’ marking in the Ku Waru language of Highland Papua New Guinea
9:45 -10:30 Lila San Roque
Everything comes from somewhere: Acquiring ‘optional ergativity’ marking in Kaluli and Duna (Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Sabine Stoll
The Acquisition of Ergative Marking in Chintang
11:45-12:30 Bhuvana Narasimhan
Morphological split-ergativity in Hindi child language
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Laura Mahalingappa
The Acquisition of Slit-Ergativity in Kurmanji Kurdish
14:15-15:00 Jennifer Austin
The asymmetrical development of ergative and dative case marking and agreement in child Basque
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Ina Bornkessel& Balthasar Bickel
A preference against ergativity? Evidence from real-time language processing and quantitative typology
16:30-18:00 Discussion
19:00 Dinner at restaurant “Sinfoni” (Gottschedstraße 15)