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Thursday, October 1st

Session A: America

8:00– Registration
9:00–9:30 Official opening ceremony
9:30–10:00 Claudine Chamoreau (Paris) Morphology in Mesoamerican language contacts
10:00–10:30 José Antonio Flores Farfán (Guadalajara/Mexico) Obsolescent contact induced Nahuatl morphology
10:30–11:00 Yolanda Lastra (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) Recent changes in Chichimec
11:00 Coffee break
11:15–11:45 Marianne Mithun (Santa Barbara/USA) The transfer of shape and the transfer of content: Pronominal affix shapes, configurations, and categories in Northern California
11:45–12:15 Jeanette Sakel (Bristol/UK) Spanish grammatical elements in Mosetén: borrowing of form and function
12:15–12:45 Dik Bakker (Amsterdam/The Netherlands) Ewald Hekking (Queretaro/Mexico) Morphology and language contact in some Latin American languages
12:45–13:15 Françoise Rose (Lyon/France) Borrowing of a Cariban plural marker into Tupi-Guarani languages
13:15 Lunch break

14:00–14:30 Thomas Stolz (Bremen/Germany) Partial and total reduplication as borrowable patterns

Session B: Slavia

14:30–15:00 Walter Breu (Konstanz/Germany) Tense, Aspect and Mood in Molise Slavic
15:00–15:30 Antonietta Marra (Cagliari/Italy) Contact phenomena and morphology: some remarks about the lexicon of Molise Slavic
15:30 Coffee break
16:00–16:30 Sviatlana Tesch (Oldenburg/Germany) Jan Patrick Zeller (Oldenburg/Germany) The interaction between morphological and phonic variation in Byelorussian-Russian language contact
16:30–17:00 Lenka Zajícová (Palacky University, Olomouc) Language contact, language decay and morphological change: Evidence from the speech of Czech immigrants in Paraguay
17:00–17:30 Magdalena Fialkowska (University of Surrey, UK) Grammatical gender in the speech of Polish-English children
17:30–18:00 Peter Siemund (Hamburg/Germany) Bernhard Brehmer (Hamburg/Germany) Language Contact and the Drift from Synthetic to Analytic: English and Polish in Contact with other Languages
18:00 Coffee break

Session C: Greek

18:15–18:45 Evangelia Adamou (Paris/France) Verb morphologies in contact: evidence from South Slavic (Nashta and Pomak) and Romani (Komotini) in Greece
18:45–19:15 Birgit Igla (Sofia/Bulgaria) Irene Sechidou (Thessaloniki/Greece) Romani in Contact with Greek and Bulgarian: comparing contact-induced innovations on verbal morphology


Friday, October 2nd

Session C: Greek (continued)

9:30–10:00 Angela Ralli (Patras/Greece) Morphology in Language Contact: Loanblend formation in Aivaliot

Session D: Turkic

10:00–10:30 Elisabeth Verhoeven (Bremen/Germany) Stavros Skopeteas (Potsdam/Germany) Vowel harmony and noun inflection in Caucasian Urum
10:30 Coffee break
11:00–11:30 Gilles Authier (Paris/France) Morpheme borrowing in Daghestanian languages of Azerbaijan
11:30–12:00 Eva Csató (Uppsala/Sweden) Karaim as a case of contact-morphology
12:00–12:30 Astrid Menz (Istanbul/Turkey) On contact-induced changes in Gagauz morpholgy
12:30–14:00 Lunch break (Café Unique)
13:30–14:00 cancelled Monika Rothweiler (Bremen/Germany) Case morphology in bilingual Turkish-German children
14:00–14:30 Christoph Schroeder (Potsdam/Germany) Yazgül Şimşek (Potsdam/Germany) The development of the “word” in Turkish Literacy Acquisition in Germany
14:30–15:00 Raikhan Mukhamedova (University of Giessen) What happens to Russian Nominal Phrases when inserted into Kazakh? Some remarks on morphological integration strategies

Session E: Romance

15:00–15:30 Michele Loporcaro (Zurich/Switzerland) Contact induced change in the system of personal pronouns: some Romance examples
15:30 Coffee break
16:00–16:30 Immacolata Pinto (Cagliari/Italy) The influence of loanwords on Sardinian morphological processes
16:30–17:00 Mauro Tosco (University of Turin/Italy) Swinging the pendulum: Morphological Italianization and de-Italianization in Piedmontese
17:00–17:30 Peter Rosenberg (Frankfurt a.d.O./Germany) Resistant irregular morphology in German language islands in Russia and Brasil

Session F: Non-Indoeuropean / Extra-European

17:30–18:00 Patrick O. Steinkrüger (Berlin/Germany) Frank Seifart (Regensburg/Germany) Transfer of derivational morphology without borrowing of stems
18:00 Coffee break
18:15–18:45 Miki Makihara (New York/USA) Spanish morphology in Rapanui
18:45–19:15 Karen Langgård (Nuuk/Greenland-Denmark) Considerations about the extent of Danish impact on the morphology of Kalaallisut

Social Event

20:30 Conference Dinner (Café Unique, SFG)


Saturday, October 3rd

Session F: Non-Indoeuropean / Extra-European (continued)

9:00–9:30 Merle Schatz (Halle/Germany) Contact induced language change in Inner Mongolia
9:30–10:00 Marie-Claude Simeone-Senelle (Villejuif/France) The influence of contacts on the evolution of verb system in Dahaalik (Eritrean language spoken in the Dahlak archipelago, in the Red Sea)
10:00–10:30 Martine Vanhove (Villejuif/France) Root and pattern schema in Beja (Cushitic): the issue of language contact with Arabic
10:30 Coffee break
11:00–11:30 Felicity Meakins (Manchester/UK) Post-colonial language contact and case-marking in Australian languages
11:30–12:00 Pilar Larrañaga (Wuppertal/Germany) Determiners in early Basque and Spanish by bilingual Basque-Spanish children

Session G: Theory / Typology

12:00–12:30 Karina Schneider-Wiejowski (Bielefeld/Germany) Language change on the basis of changes in productivity in derivational morphology in German
12:30–13:00 Francesco Gardani (Vienna/Austria) Borrowing of inflectional morphemes in language contact
13:00 Lunch break
14:00–14:30 Peter Bakker (Aarhus/Denmark) Creoles versus languages with little morphology
14:30–15:00 Yaron Matras (Manchester/UK) Formal and functional aspects of verb borrowing
15:00 Coffee break
15:30–16:00 Lars Johanson (Mainz/Germany) Mood meets mood: Turkic versus Indo-European
16:00–17:30 Final discussion


Poster Session
Throughout the conference, there will be a poster session in room SFG 140. Authors of posters are kindly asked to answer questions during the coffee breaks.
  Montserrat Adam-Aulinas (Universitat de Barcelona) The diffusion in the verb paradigm of the first person singular /i/ morph in Occitan and northern Catalan: phonological and morphological factors