[Lingtyp] CfP: The Perfect: Variation Workshop -- Synchrony, Diachrony & Acquisition, 5-6 Nov. 2015

Marc FRYD marc.fryd at univ-poitiers.fr
Wed Apr 8 13:39:21 UTC 2015

*T**he Perfect: Variation Workshop -- Synchrony, Diachrony & Acquisition*
(5-6 November, 2015 ; Location: Trondheim, Norway)
Web Site: http://www.ntnu.edu/perfect-variation

Contact Persons: Kristin Melum Eide (kristin.eide at ntnu.no) & Marc Fryd 
(marc.fryd at univ-poitiers.fr)
Meeting Email: perfect-variation at hf.ntnu.no

Call Deadline: 31 May, 2015
Meeting Description:
The aim of this workshop is to explore variation in perfect 
constructions across languages, from synchronic, diachronic or 
acquisitional points of view.

Possible topics covered by proposals (but see the full Call for Papers) 

-        Synthetic Perfects: Description, Development, Analysis.
-        Periphrastic Perfects: Definite Past Time Reference and the 
'Aoristic Drift'.
-        Evidentiality and the Perfect.
-        The Morphology of Periphrastic Perfects (including elision and 
-        The Grammaticalisation of Prepositions as Aspectual Markers.

Full Call for Papers available at:

Confirmed Invited Speakers: Östen Dahl, Roumyana Pancheva and Leonie Cornips

The deadline for abstracts for The Perfect: Variation workshop is May 
31, 2015.
We invite abstracts for individual or co-authored presentations.

Abstracts may consist of at most 1 A4 page of text, not including data, 
examples and references (data and references may carry over onto a 
second page). Pages should be in 12pt font, with at least standard 2.5 
cm margins. Abstracts should be written in English and saved as PDF 
format, with any phonetic fonts or images embedded.
Abstracts should be uploaded through the linguistlist EasyAbs service here:

The Perfect variation conference is a joint venture between NTNU - 
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim, Norway) and 
Université de Poitiers (Poitiers, France).

Conference Email: perfect-variation at hf.ntnu.no
*Dr. Marc FRYD (HDR) *

Faculté des Lettres et des Langues
Université de Poitiers
1 rue Raymond Cantel
TSA 11102 Bât.A3
86073, Poitiers, Cedex 09

Tel. [33](0)5 49 45 48 11
Mob. [33](0)6 40 31 21 43
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