21.4467, Confs: Cognitive Science, Anthropological Linguistics/Germany

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Subject: 21.4467, Confs: Cognitive Science, Anthropological Linguistics/Germany

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Date: 07-Nov-2010
From: Alexandra Aikhenvald [a.y.aikhenvald at live.com]
Subject: Perception and Cognition: A Cross-linguistic Investigation

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Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2010 22:44:32
From: Alexandra Aikhenvald [a.y.aikhenvald at live.com]
Subject: Perception and Cognition: A Cross-linguistic Investigation

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Perception and Cognition: A Cross-linguistic Investigation 
Short Title: Perception and Cognition 

Date: 25-Nov-2010 - 27-Nov-2010 
Location: Cologne, Germany 
Contact: Alexandra Aikhenvald Anne Storch 
Contact Email: a.y.aikhenvald at live.com, astorch at uni-koeln.de 

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science 

Meeting Description: 

The conference focuses on a cross-linguistic investigation of perception and cognition across cultures, with a special focus on languages from Africa (Luwo, !Xun and other Khoisan languages), Australia (Dyirba), the Pacific (Manambu, Korowai) and South America (Quechua, Guambiano).

Conference Organizers:
Dr. Alexandra Aikhenvald a.y.aikhenvald at live.com
Dr. Anne Storch astorch at uni-koeln.de 

Perception and cognition: a cross-linguistic investigation
An International Workshop

Alter Senatssaal, November 25-27 2010


November 24

18:00 Welcome 

November 25

9:00-17:30 Papers

9:00-10:00 Alexandra Aikhenvald: Perception and cognition in Manambu, a Papuan language from New Guinea

10:00-11:00 Lourens de Vries: The linguistic expression of perception and cognition in languages of the Awyu-Ndumut family in West Papua 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 Nikolaus Himmelmann: Are perceptions states? Evidence from western Austronesian

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 R.M.W. Dixon: Perception and cognition in Dyirbal

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:30 Jose-Luis García-Ramón: 'Seeing', 'hearing' and 'saying' in the IE languages

16:30-17:30 Elisabeth Norcliffe: Asymmetries of experience: The grammar of perception in Guambiano

18:30 Dinner Party

November 26

9:00-17:30 Papers

9:00-10:00 Dagmar Jung: Ways of knowing in Beaver Athapaskan: Lexical sources and grammatical framing

10:00-11:00 Willem Adelaar: Reflections on the Quechua mirative 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 Christa König: Evidentials in !Xun

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 Matthias Brenzinger & Anne Maria Fehn: Perception and knowledge in Central Khoisan languages 

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:30 Marilena Thanassoula: The expression of qualities in Luganda and Lussese with special focus on the color terminology

16:30-17:30 Anne Storch: Knowing, smelling and telling tales in Luwo (Western Nilotic)

November 27

9:00-14:00 Papers, publication plans 

9:00-10:00 Angelika Jakobi: Basic perception verbs and their semantics in Dongolawi (Nile Nubian)

10:00-11:00 Getrude Schneider-Blum: Excite your senses - glances into the field of perception and cognition in Tima 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 Concluding discussion & publication plans

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