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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Administrasjonsbygningen, Rådssalen, Blindern


09.45-09.50 Welcome
09.50-10.35

Klaus von Heusinger, Stuttgart
Specificity, Referentiality and Discourse Prominence
10.35-11.10 Albert Ortmann, Düsseldorf
The relevance of semantic vs. pragmatic uniqueness in explaining definite article splits

Coffee break

11.30-12.15

Bert le Bruyn (with Henriëtte de Swart), Utrecht
Recoordinating bare coordination
12.15-12.50 Atle Grønn, Oslo
Bare PPs – an empirical study of Norwegian

Lunch

14.00-14.45

Maria Napoli, Pisa/Siena
To be or not to be definite. The evolution of articles in the history of Greek and Italian
14.45-15.20 Renata Briulotta, Palermo
The grammaticalization of definiteness in Homeric Greek

Coffee break

15.40-16.15 Angelika Müth, Oslo
Non-definiteness vs. specificity – The pragmatics of indefiniteness marking in Classical Armenian
16.15-16.50 Andrea L'Episcopo and Michele Longo, Palermo
Generic and definite interpretations from Latin to Italian

Coffee break

17.00-17.45

Malvina Nissim, Bologna
Definite Genitives: Predicting the Alternation
19.00 Conference dinner


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Friday, November 19, 2010

Administrasjonsbygningen, Rådssalen, Blindern


10.00-10.45

Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova, Saarbrücken
The Distribution and Function of Nominal Subjects with Explicit Determiners in Czech
10.45-11.20 Henk Zeevat, Amsterdam/Oslo (CAS)
Constraints on Lexical NP Selection

Coffee break

11.40-12.15 Hanne Eckhoff and Dag Haug, Oslo
Personal names with articles – A quantitative approach
12.15-12.50 Evelina Leivada & Phoevos Panagiotidis, Cyprus
Interpretations of nominal ellipsis: Indefinite Argument Drop in Modern Greek

Lunch

13.40-14.15 Christopher Lucas, London
The role of context (and its limits) in the interpretation of definite noun phrases
14.15-15.00

Arnim von Stechow, Tübingen/Konstanz
Anaphoric versus descriptive definiteness