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===Sunday, February 17, 2008===
 
===Sunday, February 17, 2008===
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===Monday, February 18, 2008===
 
===Monday, February 18, 2008===
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:: ''Breakfast (8:00am)''
  
 
:: ''Welcome'' by Dan Hruschka (8:30am)
 
:: ''Welcome'' by Dan Hruschka (8:30am)
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:: ''Session A. Change across Levels''
 
:: ''Session A. Change across Levels''
  
::  9:00 - 9:50 [[Andrew Wedel]]   
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::  9:00 - 9:50   [[Andrew Wedel]]   
:::::: Modeling sublexical contrast maintenance as an emergent effect of lexical category competition
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:::: Modeling sublexical contrast maintenance as an emergent effect of lexical category competition
 
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::  9:50 -10:40   [[Dan Slobin]]   
::  9:50 -10:40 [[Dan Slobin]]   
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:::: Usage-based language change: Interactions of morphosyntax, lexicon, and pragmatics  
:::::: Usage-based language change: Interactions of morphosyntax, lexicon, and pragmatics  
 
  
 
:: ''Tea Break''
 
:: ''Tea Break''
  
:: 10:55 - 11:45   [[Joan Bybee]]   
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:: 10:55 - 11:45 [[Joan Bybee]]   
:::::: Mechanisms of change and frequency effects across levels
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:::: Mechanisms of change and frequency effects across levels
  
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:: 11:45 - 12:15 Discussant: Paul Smolensky
  
:: Discussant: Paul Smolensky (11:45am-12:15)
 
  
 
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:: ''Lunch''
:: ''Lunch'' 12:15 to 1:15pm
 
  
  
 
:: ''Session B. Engines of Language Change''
 
:: ''Session B. Engines of Language Change''
  
:: [[William Croft]] (1:15pm-2:05pm)
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:: 1:15-1:45 [[Murray Gell-Mann]]  
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:::: The Evolution of Human Languages Program
  
:: [[Peter Culicover]] (2:05pm-2:55pm)
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:: 1:45-2:25 [[George Starostin]]
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:::: The importance of morphology vs. lexicon in micro- and macrocomparative studies
  
 
:: ''Tea Break''
 
:: ''Tea Break''
  
:: [[Murray Gell-Mann]] (3:10pm-3:40pm)
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:: 2:40-3:30 [[William Croft]]  
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:::: What drives language change?
  
:: [[George Starostin]] (3:40pm-4:20pm)
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:: 3:30p-4:20 [[Peter Culicover]]
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:::: Aspects of a Theory of Grammatical Change
 
   
 
   
:: Discussant: Marcus Feldman (4:20pm-5:00pm)
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:: 4:20-5:00 Discussant: Marcus Feldman
  
  
:: Dinner together at Coyote Cafe (6:30pm)
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:: ''Gala dinner together at Coyote Cafe (6:30pm)''
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===Tuesday, February 19, 2008===
 
===Tuesday, February 19, 2008===
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:: ''Breakfast (8:30am)''
  
 
:: ''Session C. Change over Differing Time Scales''
 
:: ''Session C. Change over Differing Time Scales''
  
:: [[Shana Poplack]] (9am-9:50am)
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:: 9-9:50 [[Shana Poplack]]
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:::: Variationist tools for the study of language change
  
:: [[Tania Kuteva]] (9:50am-10:40am)
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:: 9:50-10:40 [[Tania Kuteva]]
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:::: On grammaticalization and complexity
  
:: Tea Break
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:: ''Tea Break''
  
:: [[Simon Kirby]] (10:55am-11:45am)
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:: 10:55-11:45 [[Simon Kirby]]
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:::: Language as an Adaptive System: are models of cultural evolution really modelling change?
  
:: Discussant: D. Eric Smith (11:45am-12:15)
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:: 11:45-12:15 Discussant: D. Eric Smith
  
  
:: ''Lunch'' 12:15 to 1:30pm
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:: ''Lunch''
  
  
 
:: ''Session D. Next Steps in Modeling Change''
 
:: ''Session D. Next Steps in Modeling Change''
  
:: [[Russell Gray]] (1:30pm-2:20pm)
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:: 1:30-2:20 [[Russell Gray]]
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:::: On the pleasures and perils of simplicity
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:: 2:20-3:10 [[Mark Pagel]]
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:::: Promising Avenues for Incorporating Statistical Methods into Models of Language Change
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:: ''Tea Break''
  
:: [[Mark Pagel]] (2:20pm-3:10pm)
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:: 3:30-4:20 [[Jon Wilkins:]]
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:::: Probabilistic models of language change
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:: 4:20-5:00 Discussant: Tanmoy Bhattacharya
  
:: Tea Break
 
 
:: [[Jon Wilkins:]] (3:30pm-4:20pm)
 
  
:: Discussant: Tanmoy Bhattacharya (4:20pm-5pm)
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::''Dinner on your own''
  
  
 
===Wednesday, February 20, 2008===
 
===Wednesday, February 20, 2008===
 
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:: ''Breakfast (8:30am)''
 
:: ''Session E. Review, Synthesis and Where To Go From Here''
 
:: ''Session E. Review, Synthesis and Where To Go From Here''
  
:: Small group breakout session (9am-10:50am)
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:: 9am-10:50am Small group breakout session
 
 
 
:: Tea Break
 
:: Tea Break
  
:: Discussant: Ray Jackendoff (11am-11:30am)
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:: 11am-11:30am Discussant: Ray Jackendoff
  
:: Wrap-up discussion (11:30am-noon)
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:: 11:30am-noon Wrap-up discussion
  
  
:: ''Lunch'' 12:00 to 1:00pm
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:: ''Lunch''
  
  
:: ''Excursions (1pm-4pm)''  
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:: 1pm-4pm ''Excursions''  
  
 
:: For those interested, there will be planned excursions to Bandelier Monument or Museum Hill
 
:: For those interested, there will be planned excursions to Bandelier Monument or Museum Hill
 
 
 
Note: talks will include 30 minutes of formal presentation with 20 minutes reserved for questions and discussion
 

Latest revision as of 23:27, 17 February 2008

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Note: talks will include 30 minutes of formal presentation with 20 minutes reserved for questions and discussion


Sunday, February 17, 2008

7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome reception (Hotel Santa Fe)


Monday, February 18, 2008

Breakfast (8:00am)
Welcome by Dan Hruschka (8:30am)
Introductory Remarks by Chris Wood (8:40am)


Session A. Change across Levels
9:00 - 9:50 Andrew Wedel
Modeling sublexical contrast maintenance as an emergent effect of lexical category competition
9:50 -10:40 Dan Slobin
Usage-based language change: Interactions of morphosyntax, lexicon, and pragmatics
Tea Break
10:55 - 11:45 Joan Bybee
Mechanisms of change and frequency effects across levels
11:45 - 12:15 Discussant: Paul Smolensky


Lunch


Session B. Engines of Language Change
1:15-1:45 Murray Gell-Mann
The Evolution of Human Languages Program
1:45-2:25 George Starostin
The importance of morphology vs. lexicon in micro- and macrocomparative studies
Tea Break
2:40-3:30 William Croft
What drives language change?
3:30p-4:20 Peter Culicover
Aspects of a Theory of Grammatical Change
4:20-5:00 Discussant: Marcus Feldman


Gala dinner together at Coyote Cafe (6:30pm)


Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Breakfast (8:30am)
Session C. Change over Differing Time Scales
9-9:50 Shana Poplack
Variationist tools for the study of language change
9:50-10:40 Tania Kuteva
On grammaticalization and complexity
Tea Break
10:55-11:45 Simon Kirby
Language as an Adaptive System: are models of cultural evolution really modelling change?
11:45-12:15 Discussant: D. Eric Smith


Lunch


Session D. Next Steps in Modeling Change
1:30-2:20 Russell Gray
On the pleasures and perils of simplicity
2:20-3:10 Mark Pagel
Promising Avenues for Incorporating Statistical Methods into Models of Language Change
Tea Break
3:30-4:20 Jon Wilkins:
Probabilistic models of language change
4:20-5:00 Discussant: Tanmoy Bhattacharya


Dinner on your own


Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Breakfast (8:30am)
Session E. Review, Synthesis and Where To Go From Here
9am-10:50am Small group breakout session
Tea Break
11am-11:30am Discussant: Ray Jackendoff
11:30am-noon Wrap-up discussion


Lunch


1pm-4pm Excursions
For those interested, there will be planned excursions to Bandelier Monument or Museum Hill