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The Linguistic Association of Finland
Suomen kielitieteellinen yhdistys

THE LEXICON: ITS STATUS IN THE THEORY OF LANGUAGE

Symposium to be held in Turku, November 18-19, 2004


PROGRAMME

Thursday, November 18, 2004
8.00-9.15 Registration
9.15-9.30 Opening
9.30-10.30 Plenary: Jussi Niemi: A Psycholinguistic Peek Into and Around Lexicon
AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Prof. Urpo Nikanne, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland

Session I

AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Seppo Kittilä
AUDITORIUM CAMERA OBSCURA
Chair: Heli Pitkänen
10.35-11.05 W. Geuder: Verbal polysemy vs. underspecification: the case of open G. Giannoulopoulou: Confixes in Modern Greek and Italian: Borderline cases between Lexicon and Grammar
11.10-11.40 T. Asic: How many "rains" do we have? Temporal and Spatial readings of the lexeme "rain" in Serbian and Kikuyu K. Ascoop & T. Leuschner: Affixoidhungrig? Skitbra!: Comparing Affixoids in German and Swedish
11.40-13.00 LUNCH

Session II

AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Arja Hamari
AUDITORIUM CAMERA OBSCURA
Chair: Jouni Rostila
13.00-13.30 C. Paradis & C. Wilners: On the interpretation of scalar antonyms and their negated equivalents C. Gerstner-Link: Integrating lexical and grammatical typology
13.35-14.05 L. Murphy: How are paradigmatic relations represented? The contrary case of antonymy S. Kittilä: The anomaly of the verb "give": a study in lexical typology
14.10-14.40 Y. Narisawa & M. Machiya: Co-occurrence of Antonyms in a Context M. Rathert: The historical development of nominalizations in German and English, with a crosslinguistic comparison
14.40-15.10 COFFEE (CAFÉ ARKEN)

Session III

AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Seppo Kittilä

15.10-15.40 I. Herlin & L. Visapää: The Smell of Language  
16.00-17.00 Plenary: Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm: The lexicon in linguistic typology
AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Prof. Urpo Nikanne, Åbo Akademi, Turku Finland
19.00 CONFERENCE DINNER

Friday, November 19, 2004
9.00-10.00

Minna Laakso (plenary): Words don't come easy: lexical retrieval and word search in aphasic conversation CANCELLED
AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Prof. Urpo Nikanne, Åbo Akademi, Turku Finland


Session IV

AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Helena Pirttisaari
AUDITORIUM CAMERA OBSCURA
Chair: Heli Pitkänen
10.05-10.35 P. Salo: Finnish as a Semitic Language M. Weisgerber: Where Lexical Semantics meets Spatial Description: A framework for klettern and steigen
10.40-11.10 P. Lauwers: Recategorization and constructions: The case of copular sentences with bare nouns in French M. Morchev-Bouveret: Lexical functions and semantic classes to organize semantic links between lexical units in a dictionary
11.10-12.30 LUNCH

Session V

AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Kaius Sinnemäki
AUDITORIUM CAMERA OBSCURA
Chair: Helena Pirttisaari
12.30-13.00 L. Rychkova: Multilingual Corpora in the Lexicon Construction  
13.05-13.35 A. Galani: On the organisation of the lexicon: evidence from the verb morphology in Greek E. Jezek: Lexical structure of verbs: a comparison of models and formalisms
13.40-14.10 P. Conzett: Gender assignment and the structure of the lexicon R. Dekova: Encoding of Verbs in English and Bulgarian
14.10-14.40 COFFEE (CAFÉ ARKEN)

Session VI

AUDITORIUM ARMFELT
Chair: Jouni Rostila
AUDITORIUM CAMERA OBSCURA
Chair: Kaius Sinnemäki
14.40-15.10 P. Juvonen: The limits of lexicon N. Martola: Constructions with the verb ägna in Swedish
15.15.-15.45 B. Wälchli: Five Arguments for an Emergent Structure of Lexicon F. Masini: Multiword expressions in the lexicon: the case of Italian phrasal verbs
16.00-16.15 CLOSING / FAREWELL


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