NEW TRENDS IN VARIATIONIST LINGUISTICS:
FROM ATTITUDES TO GRAMMAR

Programme





FRIDAY, AUGUST 14TH



Arrival, registration

11.15 - 12.00 Lunch

12.15 - 13.45 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Juhani Klemola
Variation and language change
University of Leeds

13.45 - 14.15 Coffee

14.15 - 15.45 KEYNOTE: Juhani Klemola
Variation and language change
University of Leeds

15.45 - 16.15 Influence of Russian on the syntax of Komi Zyryan
Marja Leinonen, University of Tampere

16.15 - 16.45 Borrowing and code switching in Australian Finnish and Australian Hungarian
Magdolna Kovács, Ĺbo Academi (Turku)

16.45 - 17.45 Dinner

17.45 - 18.15 Fuzzy switch and loan types in the languages of Finnish Americans
Timo Lauttamus, University of Oulu

18.15 - 18.45 Language contact and language change
Junko Hibiya, Keio University, Tokyo

18.45 - 19.15 Variation in language interaction: a comparison of two corpora
Montserrat Forcadell, Cristina Corcoll, Josep Maria Fontana, Maria Teresa Turell, Enric Vallduvi
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

19.15 - Get-together




SATURDAY, AUGUST 15TH



9.00 - 10.30 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Peter Auer
Code-switching and code-mixing in conversation
University of Hamburg

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee


Section I:
11.00 - 11.30 Vowel harmony in Finnish Romani and Finnish
Kimmo Granqvist, Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

11.30 - 12.00 Syntactic convergence and divergence in the dialects of Limburg
Leonie Cornips, Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam

Section II:
11.00 - 11.30 Etymological/lexical studies on technical English
Riitta Luukkonen, University of Oulu

11.30 - 12.00 Speech markers and eye-dialect in Finnish newspapers
Henna Makkonen-Craig, University of Helsinki

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 14.30 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Peter Auer
Syntactic variation in conversation
University of Hamburg

14.30 - 15.00 Coffee

15.00 - 16.30 KEYNOTE: Dennis Preston
Quantitative approaches to language perceptions and attitude
Michigan State University

16.30 - 17.30 Dinner

Section I:
17.30 - 18.00 Variation in Canaano-Accadian
Shlomo Izre'el, University of Tel Aviv

18.00 - 18.30 Linguistic variation in Arabic
Benjamin Hary, Emory University

18.30 - 19.00 English as plasticine: On commonality and difference in nativizing Englishes"
Otto Ikome, Universite du Quebec


Section II:
17.30 - 18.00 Variation as an important factor to consider in grammaticalization studies:
the case of the Icelandic perfect vera buinn ad + infinitive
Camilla Wide, University of Helsinki

18.00 - 18.30 Grammatical variation in an English dialect
Louise Cunningham, University College of Ripon and York St. John

18.30 - 19.00 Young adults and the standard Finnish
Hanna Lappalainen, University of Helsinki

19.00 -> Evening programme




SUNDAY, AUGUST 16TH



9.00 - 10.30 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Dennis Preston
Qualitative approaches to language perceptions and attitudes
Michigan State University

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee

11.00 - 11.30 Utterance final rises in the speech of adolescents from a variational perspective
Sara Routarinne, University of Helsinki

11.30 - 12.00 Turn and sequence variation in the interactional practice of "saying what wasn't said"
Sally Jacoby, University of New Hampshire & Patrick Gonzales, Education Statistics Services Institute, Washington

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 14.00 Closing discussion

14.00 --> Departure


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