Monthly Archives: July 2014

Programme Workshop Maps and Grammar

The programme of the Workshop Maps and Grammar has been announced. It contains eleven talks of an international group of scientists. If you want to attend the workshop, please fill in the registration form or notify erik.tjong.kim.sang(at)meertens.knaw.nl of your intention to participate. We are looking forward to this interesting event!

Wednesday September 17, 2014

13:30 – 14:15 Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Instituut)
Introduction to the Workshop
14:15 – 15:15 Hans Goebl (Universität Salzburg)
Language in space and language on maps: some methodological and historical considerations
15:15 – 15:45 Break
15:45 – 16:30 Montserrat Adam-Aulinas (Universitat de Barcelona)
Quantified morphematic maps and a dynamic view of dialectal space: its application to the northern area of central Catalan
16:30 – 17:15 Sean Roberts (MPI Nijmegen)
Drawing Isogloss Lines

Thursday September 18, 2014

09:30 – 10:30 John Nerbonne (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Abstractness and Rigor in Variation Studies
10:30 – 11:15 Erik Tjong Kim Sang (Meertens Instituut)
Finding transition zones in dialect data
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:15 Nina Ouddeken, Marc van Oostendorp, Roberta d’Alessandro (Meertens Insituut / Universiteit Leiden)
Between Voicing and Aspiration
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Gotzon Aurrekoetxea (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)
Analysis of the morphological variation of Basque using the ‘Diatech’ tool
14:15 – 15:00 Wilbert Heeringa (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Finding dialect areas by means of bootstrap clustering
15:00 – 15:15 Break
15:15 – 16:00 Jeroen van Craenenbroeck (KU Leuven)
Reverse Dialectometry: geography as a probe into linguistic theory
16:00 – 17:00 Bettina Speckmann (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)
TBA
17:00 Drinks