SLE 2015

48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

2 – 5 September 2015

Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL), Leiden


Morphological complexity: Empirical and cross-linguistic approaches. Convenors: Peter Arkadiev (Institute of Linguistics, Moscow) and Francesco Gardani (WU Vienna) PDF

Pragmatics and Classical Languages. Convenors: Camille Denizot (University of Paris-Nanterre) and Olga Spevak (University of Toulouse 2) PDF

Historical Phonology and Phonological Theory. Convenors: Martin Joachim Kummel (Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena) and Roland Noske (University of Lille 3) PDF

Additives across languages. Convenors: Diana Forker (University of Bamberg), Linda Konnerth (University of Oregon), Ergin Öpengin (University of Bamberg), Saskia van Putten (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen) PDF

The sociolinguistics of Kurdish. Convenors: Margreet Dorleijn and Michiel Leezenberg (University of Amsterdam) PDF

Locally bound possessives as a window on language structure. Convenors: Anna Volkova, Eric Reuland and Alexis Dimitriadis (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics) PDF

Prominence in Pragmatics. Convenors: Klaus von Heusinger (University of Cologne) and Ken Turner (University of Brighton) and Petra Schumacher (University of Cologne) PDF

Clitics: areal and genealogical perspectives. Convenors: Rik van Gijn (University of Zürich) and Fernando Zúñiga (University of Bern) PDF

Aspect vs. verbal and nominal valency. Convenors: Maria Bloch-Trojnar and Anna Malicka-Kleparska (KUL Lublin) PDF

Person and knowledge: from participant-role to epistemic marking. Convenors: Henrik Bergqvist (Stockholm University), Seppo Kittilä (University of Helsinki) and Lila San Roque (Radboud University) PDF

Historical relationships among languages of the Americas. Convenors: Kate Bellamy (Leiden University), Matthias Urban (Leiden University) and Søren Wichmann (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) PDF

The nature of passives. Convenors: Manuela Korth and Qingfeng Schwaderer (University of Stuttgart) PDF

Shifting classes: Germanic strong and weak preterites and participles. Convenors: Katrien Beuls (Artificial Intelligence Lab, VUB), Bernard De Clerck (Ghent University), Dirk Pijpops (KU Leuven) and Freek Van de Velde (KU Leuven) PDF

(Semi-)independent subordinate constructions. Convenors: Karin Beijering (University of Antwerp) and Sarah D’Hertefelt (KU Leuven), Gunther Kaltenböck (University of Vienna) and María Sol Sansiñena (KU Leuven) PDF

The syntax and semantics of numerals. Convenors: Marijke De Belder, Will Harwood, Dany Jaspers, Koen Roelandt, Jolijn Sonnaert, Tanja Temmerman, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck, Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (KU Leuven) PDF

How lexical relatedness is established and marked - prosody, compositionality and productivity. Convenors: Marko Simonović (Utrecht University) and Boban Arsenijević, (University of Potsdam; University of Niš) PDF

Non-canonical gender systems. Convenors: Jenny Audring (University of Amsterdam) and Sebastian Fedden (University of Surrey) PDF

Theoretical and experimental approaches to the procedural and conceptual meaning of tense, aspect and connectives. Convenors: Grisot C., J. Blochowiak and J. Moeschler (University of Geneva) PDF

Categorial shift: From description to theory and back again. Convenors: Liesbet Heyvaert and Hubert Cuyckens (KU Leuven) PDF

Experimental Pragmatics. Convenors: Peter Hagoort (Donders Nijmegen) and Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin) PDF

Managing multilingualism. Convenors: Gijsbert Rutten (KU Leiden), Joseph C. Salmons (University of Wisconsin – Madison), Wim Vandenbussche (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Rik Vosters (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) PDF

Possession and ownership in the “LENCA” languages. Convenors: Irina Nevskaya (University of Stuttgart) and Lars Johanson (University of Mainz) PDF

Parameters in Diachronic Syntax. Convenors: Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge, UK) PDF

Latin influence on the syntax of the languages of Europe. Convenors: Bert Cornillie (KU Leuven) and Bridget Drinka (University of Texas, San Antonio) PDF


*Waiting list. These thematic sessions will take the form of workshops if the schedule allows so. Otherwise, the papers selected in these sessions will be grouped in a section of the general session.