Schedule of Events

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Monday, November 20th, 2017

8:30-9:00 Registration and welcome
9:00-10:15 Invited Speaker Ashwini Deo, Ohio State University:

10:15-10:30 C O F F E E     B R E A K
10:30-11:30 Vera Hohaus, Tübingen:

Language Change in Samoan and the Degree Semantics Parameter

11:30-12:30 Martin Kopf-Giammanco, Saarland:

Reanalysing German ‘noch

12:30-14:00 L U N C H     B R E A K
14:00-15:00 Invited Student Speaker Verena Hehl, MIT:

From times to worlds: eher across multiple domains – a case study

15:00-15:30 C O F F E E     B R E A K
15:30-16:30 Łukasz Jędrzejowski, Cologne:

From an inferential to a hearsay complementizer. Evidence from the diachrony of evidential jakoby-clauses in Polish

16:30-17:30 Nora Boneh and Hagit Sofer, The Hebrew University Jerusalem:

Stability and change: the case of habitual expressions in Biblical Hebrew

19:30 –  

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Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

8:45-9:00 Announcements & express business meeting
9:00-10:15 Invited Speaker Chiara Gianollo, Bologna:

Grammaticalization parameters and the retrieval of alternatives: Latin nec from discourse connecter to uninterpretable feature

10:15-10:30 C O F F E E     B R E A K
10:30-11:30 Sigrid Beck, Tübingen:

An alternative semantic analysis of Old English indeterminate phrases and universals

11:30-12:30 Edit Doron, The Hebrew University Jerusalem:

From collective to distributive universal quantification

12:30-14:00 L U N C H     B R E A K
14:00-15:00 Agnes Bende-Farkas, Budapest

The Old Hungarian Suffix -(n)ked: Quantifiers and Pluractional Readings

15:00-16:00 Alexandra Simonenko, Ghent:

Determiners as a probe into diachronic information structure

16:00-17:30 P O S T E R   S E S S I O N  &  C O F F E E/ T E A   D I S C U S S I O N S

Olga Kellert, Göttingen: Semantic change in the domain of Free Choice Indefinites

Tamas Halm, Budapest: From Possessive Suffix to Affective Demonstrative Suffix in Hungarian: a Grammaticalization Analysis

Dominik Schlechtweg and Sabine Schulte Im Walde, Stuttgart: Evaluation of Computational Models of Semantic Change: An Annotation of Semantic Change based on Usage Similarity

Tabea Harris, Mannheim: The free morpheme Ish – A discourse marker?