|Date: Thursday April 30, 2015|
|Location: MPI-EVA, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig (Room H4.10, 4th floor)|
On the occasion of Bernard Comrie's retirement from the Linguistics Department of the Max Planck Institue for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, the Maltese Linguistics community wants to honour his dedication and contribution to the study of Maltese with a farewell colloquium.
Listeners are welcome. Participation is free of charge thanks to the generous support of the Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig). If you plan to participate, please sent a short notice to Benjamin Saade (Universität Bremen).
|9:00-9:45||The several functions of pronominal clitics in Maltese: an attempt at a uniform characterisation Ray Fabri (University of Malta)|
|9:45-11:00||A footnote to Comrie's "Transitivity pairs, markedness, and diachronic stability"Michael Spagnol (University of Malta)|
|11:30-12:15||Full and reduced pronouns in MalteseBenjamin Saade (Universität Bremen)|
|12:15-13:00||Finite verbs as attributes in Maltese NPsThomas Stolz (Universität Bremen)|
|14:00-14:45||"Everything you always wanted to know about the history of Semitic Maltese, and I'm afraid I'm not going to be able to tell you" Bernard Comrie (MPI-EVA, Leipzig)|
|14:45-15:15||The Maltese Linguistics community says: Grazzi, Bernard!Albert Borg & Ray Fabri (University of Malta)|