New Reflections on Grammaticalization 4 (Lovanio/Leuven, Belgio, 16-19 luglio 2008)

Da mercoledì 16 luglio 2008 a sabato 19 luglio 2008

New Reflections on Grammaticalization 4 Leuven/Lovanio, 16-19 luglio 2008 Faculty of Arts (Blijde Inkomststraat 21, 3000 Leuven)





  • Achard Michel (Rice University) Constructional clusters: French cela, ça and c' from 1100-1800
  • Arcodia Giorgio Francesco (Università di Pavia) Grammaticalization and lexical derivation: word formation schemas in Mandarin Chinese
  • Ariel Mira (Tel Aviv University) The intransitivization of English reflexive constructions
  • Askedal John Ole (University of Oslo) 'Construction Grammaticalization' in the history of Mainland Scandinavian
  • Biq Yung-O (National Taiwan Normal University) From anaphora to topicalization: The grammaticalization of Chinese 3rd person singular pronoun in Mandarin conversation
  • Bourdin Philippe (Université Paris X and York University - Toronto) What, if anything, counts as a grammaticalization pathway? The case of so-called ventive and itive passives
  • Boye Kasper & Peter Harder (University of Copenhagen) Encoded secondariness: A functional theory of grammaticalization and grammatical status
  • Breban Tine (K.U.Leuven & Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders) Deictification of adjectives as an example of constructional change in the English noun phrase
  • Breitbarth Anne, Christopher Lucas, David Willis (University of Cambridge) Never again: the regrammaticalization of never as a marker of sentential negation in English
  • Brems Lieselotte (K.U.Leuven) Meshing grammaticalization with construction grammar: the synchronic layering of English size noun patterns as collocationally constrained constructions
  • Brucale Luisa (University of Palermo) Grammaticalization of actional values: re-prefixation in archaic Latin
  • Chen Chenju (National Tsing Hua University) A Case Study on the Grammaticalization of Adverbs of Quantification in Mandarin Chinese
  • Chen I-Hsuan (National Tsing Hua University) Grammaticalization of Causative Verbs in Earlier Southern Min Texts: A Comparison between Southern Min and Mandarin
  • Conradie C Jac (University of Johannesburg) A temporal to epistemic/modal/pragmatic grammaticalization cline
  • Coussé Evie (Ghent University) Roadblocks along grammaticalization pathways
  • Creissels Denis (University of Lyon) Grammaticalizing intersubjectivity: The emergence of assertive agreement in Akhvakh
  • Da Milano Federica, Paolo Ramat (Università di Milano-Bicocca, Università di Pavia) Absolute constructions in the Romance languages: a grammaticalization path
  • De Mulder Walter & Lamiroy Beatrice (U Antwerpen - K.U.Leuven) Stages of grammaticalization: the position of French among the other Romance languages
  • De Vogelaer Gunther (FWO Flanders / Ghent University) Dialect levelling, degrammaticalisation, and entrenchment
  • Defour Tine, Ulrique Dhondt, Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen, Dominique Willems (Ghent University) In fact, de fait, en fait, au fait: A contrastive study of the diachronic development of English and French cognates
  • Dehé Nicole and Anne Wichmann (FU Berlin and University of Central Lancashire) The prosody of initial comment clauses - evidence for main clause or discourse status
  • DeLancey Scott (University of Oregon) Finite Structures from Clausal Nominalization in Tibeto-Burman
  • Devos Maud (Royal Museum for Central Africa) Grammaticalization and prohibitive constructions in Bantu
  • Diewald Gabriele and Elena Smirnova (University of Hanover) Construction types in grammaticalization: an attempt to establish a 'constructionist' grammaticalization scenario
  • Edison Chang Chun (National Tsing Hua University) Grammaticalization of OAN5 'finish' in Southern Min: A Diachronic Perspective
  • Ekberg Lena (Lund University) The emergence of a new determiner in Swedish
  • Elvira Javier (Universidad Autónoma, Madrid) Difficult labelling: extracategorial lexicalization in Spanish
  • Fruyt Michèle (University of Paris 4-Sorbonne) The relationships between grammaticalization, lexicalization and analogy in the evolution of Latin
  • Gafter Roey (Tel Aviv University) Motivating the (non-random) distribution of plural feminine pronouns in Hebrew: The role of Humanness
  • Gehweiler Elke (Freie Universität Berlin) 'Mere speculation'?: criteria for the 'grammaticalizedness' of attributive adjectives
  • Gergel, Remus (University of Tuebingen) 'Rather': A Semantic Diachronic Account
  • Ghesquière Lobke (University of Leuven) The clines of grammaticality and (inter)subjectivity in the prenominal string of the English NP
  • Giannoulopoulou Giannoula (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) The emergence of the Greek definite article
  • Gisborne Nikolas (University of Edinburgh) Construction grammars and grammaticalization
  • González-Díaz Victorina (University of Liverpool) "It's not a great exciting picture, you know": grammaticalisation, subjectivisation and DIMENSION adjectives in English
  • Grinevald Colette and Caroline Imbert (Laboratory "Dynamique du Language" (DDL) - CNRS / University of Lyon 2) Twenty years of relational preverbs: a grammaticalization account
  • Halevy Rivka (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) The grammaticalization 'chains' of the subject coreferential dative in Semitic and elsewhere
  • Hanke Thomas (FU Berlin, Berlin Utrecht Reciprocals Survey) Bipartite reciprocal markers: competing constructions as a support group
  • Hansen Bjoern & Ferdinand de Haan (University of Regensburg & Tucson /Arizona) What's a modal? - Some preliminary observations on Modals in the Languages of Europe
  • Heller Brooke and Chad Howe (University of Georgia) Raising parentheticals as discourse particles
  • Higashiizumi Yuko (Tokyo Gakugei University) Contrastive studies in grammaticalization and subjectification: the case of causal clauses in English and Japanese
  • Hock Hans Henrich (University of Illinois, Urbana Champain) There is more to morphological change...
  • Hsiao Pei-Yi (National Tsing Hua University) Grammaticalization of the Wh-word Sheme 'What' as an Expression of Negative Mood in Chinese
  • Iacobini Claudio (University of Salerno) Paths of grammaticalization of post-verbal particles expressing direction in Romance motion verbs
  • Ishiyama Osamu (Ball State University & University at Buffalo - SUNY) Grammaticalization and Semantic Change of Personal Pronouns in a 'Pronoun-less' Language
  • Jacinto Joana Custódia Gomes (Faculdade de Filosofia Centro Regional de Braga - Universidade Católica Portuguesa) From Possession to the Portuguese Compound Perfect - an unparalleled case of Grammaticalization with semantic import
  • Kim Joungmin and Kaoru Horie (Tohoku University) The Emerging Sentence-Final 'Attributive' Quotative Construction in Korean Web-based Communication: A Contrastive Study with Japanese
  • Kim Minju (Claremont McKenna College) Grammaticalization, analogy, and analogically-oriented grammaticalization: A corpus-based study of the development of the Korean existential verb construction isi-e
  • Knoob Stefan (University of London) On the grammaticalisation of schematic constructions and construction families: Korean CAUSATIVE and DESIDERATIVE constructions
  • Koo Hyun Jung and Seongha Rhee (Sang Myung University and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) Manipulated Hypotheticality in Conditionals: A Journey in Search of Strength and Diversity
  • Kranich Svenja (Universität Hamburg) Grammaticalization, subjectification and the layering of meanings: How to deal with the semantics of the present-day English progressive
  • Krug Manfred (University of Bamberg) On the ideal pronunciation of idea in context: Internal and social parameters at the grammar-phonology interface
  • Kwon, Kyongjoon (Harvard University) Global and local grammaticalization: The emergence of the nominative object construction
  • Lange Claudia (Technische Universitaet Dresden) "It was basically a 'flop'" - Sentence adverbs invoking scalarity and theories of grammaticalization
  • Lecki Andrzej (University of Silesia) How "perfect" was the Old English HABBAN + past participle periphrasis?
  • Lenz Alexandra N. (Deutscher Sprachatlas) On the grammaticalization of GIVE and GET verbs in West Germanic languages
  • Lopes Laura da Cunha de Assis (Universidade de São Paulo) Grammaticalization of the structure ir + estar + verb in the present participle in cultured Brazilian Portuguese
  • López Izquierdo, Marta and Viola Miglio (Université Paris 8; University of California, Santa Barbara) A multifactorial approach to Grammaticalization and Lexicalization: the case of Spanish 'dizque'
  • Loureiro-Porto Lucía (Universitat de les Illes Balears) On the grammaticalization of periphrastic modals of necessity in English
  • Manolescu Alis (The University of Texas at Austin) The grammaticalization of the future expressions in Romanian: a diachronic and synchronic analysis
  • Mauri, Caterina and Andrea Sansò (Università di Pavia / Università dell'Insubria, Como) The grammaticalization of directive modality
  • Melis, Chantal and Marcela Flores (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) How do 'constructions' emerge? A case study of Spanish
  • Meyer Paul Georg and Elma Kerz (RWTH Aachen University) 'NP be found/shown/seen/observed to Vinf': Grammaticalization of evidentiality in the register of academic writing?
  • Molina Clara & Romano Manuela (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) Grammaticalizing JUST: Cross-linguistic insights into polycentric categories
  • Mortelmans Jesse (University of Antwerp) Parallel determiner grammaticalization in Late Latin and Middle French
  • Mortier Liesbeth (Université catholique de Louvain) Subjectifying aspect: continuative periphrases in French and Dutch
  • Noël Dirk (The University of Hong Kong) Revisiting be supposed to from a diachronic construction grammar perspective
  • Papahagi Cristiana (University of Cluj, Romania & Dynamique du Langage (CNRS-Lyon 2) Grammaticalization under Areal Influence. The Case of Verbal Modifiers in Romanian
  • Pardeshi Prashant (Kobe University) Synchronic exploration in search of diachronic paths: An areal-typological study of the grammaticalization of 'PUT/KEEP' in Northeast, Central, and South Asian languages
  • Petré Peter (University of Leuven, FWO-Vlaanderen) On bottle-necks in grammaticalization: the case of become
  • Pietrandrea Paola (Università Roma TRE) Constructionalization, grammaticalization and discourse. The case of magari
  • Rhee Seongha (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) The Ground in the Mind: Subjectification and Intersubjectification in Grammaticalization of Korean THE 'ground'
  • Rodrigues Angélica (Universidade Federal de São Carlos - Brazil) Grammaticalization of ir (go) and pegar (take) through foi fez constructions in Brazilian Portuguese
  • Rodríguez-Puente Paula (University of Santiago de Compostela) The effects of lexicalization, grammaticalization and idiomatization on phrasal verbs in English: The case of phrasal combinations with get
  • Ronan Patricia (University of Uppsala) On Grammaticalisation of Periphrastic Tense and Aspect Constructions in Irish and Welsh
  • Rosenkvist Henrik (Lund University) On the Emergence of Anticonditional Meaning
  • Russi Cinzia (The University of Texas at Austin) Grammaticalization and lexicalization at work together: some evidence from Italian
  • Sahkai Heete (Tallinn University) Implications of a formal idiom for the theory of grammaticalization - Estonian Adessive Manner and Cause Adverbials
  • Sanaphre Monica (Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico / Rice Univesity) The Origin and Evolution of Causative Constructions in Spanish
  • Sansò, Andrea and Anna Giacalone Ramat (Insubria University, Como / University of Pavia) Is there life after grammaticalization? The modal character of reflexive passives and impersonals
  • Schiering René (Universität Leipzig/Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) Reconsidering erosion in grammaticalization: Evidence from cliticization
  • Schoesler, Lene (University of Copenhagen) The importance of absence: alternation between expressed and unexpressed second argument (A2)
  • Schwenter Scott (The Ohio State University) Dialogicity and the Emergence of Sentential Negation
  • Shindo Mika (Kyoto University) From visual adjective to modalized intensifier: A cross-linguistic study of grammaticalization
  • Smirnova Elena (University of Hanover) Some remarks on the role of subjectification in grammaticalization
  • Soares da Silva Augusto (Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Braga) Size and (inter)subjectification: the case of Portuguese diminutive and augmentative
  • Sommerer Lotte (University of Vienna) Getting going on a path: Old English noun phrase typology and the emergence of the definite article 'the'
  • Stolz, Thomas (University of Bremen) Grammatica ex nihilo? Total reduplication and grammaticalisation
  • Stulic-Etchevers Ana (University of Bordeaux, AMERIBER - GRIAL) Place of analogy in grammaticalisation process: the case of Judeo-Spanish interrogative pronoun loké (lo qué)
  • Sung Li-May and Lihsin Sung (National Taiwan University) The Use of yau in Kavalan
  • Szczepaniak Renata (University of Mainz) The animacy scale as metonymic chain in grammaticalization - From sex-denoting *in* to a gender suffix in German
  • Tamm Anne (University of Florence and Institute of the Estonian Language) Variation, change, and the Estonian partitive evidential
  • Tarpent Marie-Lucie (Mount Saint Vincent University) From erosion to renovation: the emergence of the Coast Tsimshian preposition da
  • Usoniene Aurelia & Jasionyte Erika (Vilnius University) On the Grammaticalization of the Lithuanian verb GAUTI ('get')
  • Van Bogaert Julie (Ghent University) The interrogative mental state predicates do you think, do you suppose and do you believe: a corpus-based synchronic study of grammaticalization
  • Van de Velde Freek (University of Leuven) Grammaticalisation resulting in abstract constructions: adding new branches to the NP tree
  • van der Horst Joop & Freek Van de Velde (University of Leuven) Changes in the syntax of prepositions. Towards a constructional approach to grammaticalisation
  • Van Goethem Kristel (K.U.Leuven / F.W.O.-Vlaanderen) From adjective to prefix: lexicalization and grammaticalization of French ancien/nouveau + N
  • Van Olmen Daniël (University of Antwerp) Looking at 'look' and 'kijk': a corpus-based, contrastive approach to the rise of discourse markers out of imperatives of perception in English and Dutch
  • Van Rompaey Tinne (K.U.Leuven) Be in the middle, midst or process of: Grammaticalization from head noun over complex preposition into progressive marker in the verb phrase
  • Vázquez Rozas Victoria & Marcos García Salido (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela) Another look at a case in point: a discourse-based analysis of object clitic doubling in Spanish
  • Verbeke Saartje & Ludovic De Cuypere (Ghent University) The rise of Hindi ergative marking: A constructional approach
  • Verroens Filip (Ghent University) The French inchoative se mettre à and the grammaticalisation process
  • Verveckken Katrien (F.W.O. - K.U.Leuven) Lexical persistence and subjectification in the Spanish Size Noun-constructions
  • Vezzosi Letizia (University of Perugia) Grammaticalization or lexicalization? The case of the Italian reciprocal marker 'l'un l'altro'
  • Visconti Jacqueline (University of Genoa) Grammaticalization and (inter)subjectification in the evolution of the Italian negative particle mica
  • Von Mengden Ferdinand (Universität Hamburg) The Modules of Grammatical Change
  • Wang Hsiao-mei (National Tsing Hua University) The Grammaticalization of Khuann in Taiwanese Southern Min
  • Watanabe Kazuha (California State University, Fullerton) Quantitative Analysis of a Current Change in Japanese Aspect
  • Wesseling Franca (University of Amsterdam) A comparison of grammaticalization processes of serial verb constructions in Ewe and Sinitic
  • Wiemer Björn (Universität Mainz) Evidential metapredicates - representatives of grammaticalization or lexicalization?
  • Wischer Ilse (Potsdam University) On the Grammaticalization of Derivational Affixes in English
  • Yap Foong Ha & Charles Tsz-kwan Lam (Chinese University of Hong Kong) How a pronominal ends up as a conjunctive and sentence-final mood particle: Evidence from Old Chinese er
  • Yerastov Yuri (University of Calgary) Grammaticalization of postural verbs in Russian: a further point on the cline





Grammaticalization and linguistic reconstruction: detecting grammaticalization in undocumented prehistory of languages


Convenors: Eugen Hill and Dagmar Wodtko


  • Hill Eugen & Wodtko Dagmar (University of Munich, University of Freiburg) Aspects of grammaticalization in the ancient Indo-European languages. Traditional knowledge and new insights
  • Haug Dag Trygve Truslew (University of Oslo) The detection of word order freezing in old Indo-European languages: questions of unidirectionality
  • Ziegler Sabine (Institut for Indogermanistik - Jena) On grammaticalization in Sanskrit
  • Schrijver Peter (University of Utrecht) From syntax to morphology in prehistoric Celtic
  • Lühr Rosemarie (University of Jena) Grammaticalization of Syntactic Patterns
  • Hackstein Olav (LMU München) Proclisis and subordination in Indo-European





Grammaticalization, Pragmaticalization and/or (inter)Subjectification: Methodological issues for the study of discourse markers


Convenors: Liesbeth Degand and Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen


  • Degand Liesbeth & Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen (UCLouvain, U. Gent) Introduction: Short overview of the literature on the evolution of discourse markers
  • Diewald Gabriele (Leibniz Universität Hannover) Pragmaticalization (defined) as grammaticalization of discourse functions
  • Degand Liesbeth, Jacqueline Evers-Vermeul, Benjamin Fagard, Liesbeth Mortier (UCLouvain, U. Utrecht, U. Paris 7, UCLouvain) Historical and comparative perspectives on the grammaticalization and subjectification of causal discourse markers
  • Lewis Diana (University of Lyon II) A discourse-constructional approach to the emergence of discourse connectives in English
  • Prévost Sophie (CNRS) 'A propos': from verbal complement to utterance marker of discourse shift
  • Simon-Vandenbergen A.-M. & D. Willems (Ghent University) Cross-linguistic data as evidence for grammaticalisation
  • Wichmann Anne and Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen (University of Central Lancashire and Ghent University) The role of prosodic criteria in the grammaticalisation discussion
  • Sarda Laure (CNRS & ENS, LATTICE) Quantitative analysis of the meaning of prepositional adverbials according to their syntactic position: an insight into the degree of grammaticializion of prepositions





Gradience, gradualness and emergence in grammaticalization


Convenors: Elizabeth Traugott and Graeme Trousdale


  • Traugott Elizabeth and Graeme Trousdale (University of Stanford and University of Edinburgh) Gradience, gradualness and grammaticalization - an overview
  • Denison David (University of Manchester) Category change in English with and without structural change
  • Hilpert Martin (ICSI Berkeley) What can synchronic gradience tell us about reanalysis? The grammaticalization of V1-conditionals in Swedish and German
  • Patten Amanda (University of Edinburgh) Grammaticalization and the IT-cleft construction
  • Roberts Ian (Cambridge University) Semantic Bleaching and Grammaticalisation
  • Rosenbach Anette (University of Paderborn) How synchronic gradience makes sense in the light of language change (and vice versa)
  • De Smet Hendrik (University of Leuven / Fund for scientific research - Flanders) From language use to language change: The mechanisms underlying the development of subject marker 'for'

In sintesi

  • Dal 16/07/2008 a 19/07/2008
  • Collaborazione di Crusca



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