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'''Sunday, February 17, 2008'''
Note: talks will include 30 minutes of formal presentation with 20 minutes reserved for questions and discussion
 
7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome reception (Hotel Santa Fe)




===Sunday, February 17, 2008===


'''Monday, February 18, 2008'''
:: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome reception (Hotel Santa Fe)


'''Welcome''' by Dan Hruschka (8:30am)


'''Introductory Remarks''' by Chris Wood (8:40am-9am)


''Session A. Change across Levels''
===Monday, February 18, 2008===
:: ''Breakfast (8:00am)''


• [[Andrew Wedel]] (9am-9:50am)
:: ''Welcome'' by Dan Hruschka (8:30am)


• [[Dan Slobin]] (9:50am-10:40am)
:: ''Introductory Remarks'' by Chris Wood (8:40am)


• ''Tea Break''


• [[Joan Bybee]] (10:55am-11:45am)
:: ''Session A. Change across Levels''


• Discussant: Paul Smolensky (11:45am-12:15)
:: 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''


''Lunch'' 12:15 to 1:30pm
:: 10:55 - 11:45 [[Joan Bybee]] 
:::: Mechanisms of change and frequency effects across levels


:: 11:45 - 12:15 Discussant: Paul Smolensky


''Session B. Engines of Language Change''


• [[William Croft]] (1:30pm-2:20pm)
:: ''Lunch''


• [[Peter Culicover]] (2:20pm-3:10pm)


''Tea Break''
:: ''Session B. Engines of Language Change''


[[George Starostin]] (3:30pm-4:20pm)
:: 1:15-1:45 [[Murray Gell-Mann]]  
:::: The Evolution of Human Languages Program
• Discussant: Marcus Feldman (4:20pm-5:00pm)


:: 1:45-2:25 [[George Starostin]]
:::: The importance of morphology vs. lexicon in micro- and macrocomparative studies


Dinner together at Coyote Cafe (6:30pm)
:: ''Tea Break''


:: 2:40-3:30 [[William Croft]]
:::: What drives language change?


'''Tuesday, February 19, 2008'''
:: 3:30p-4:20 [[Peter Culicover]]
 
:::: Aspects of a Theory of Grammatical Change
 
''Session C. Change over Differing Time Scales''
:: 4:20-5:00 Discussant: Marcus Feldman
 
• [[Shana Poplack]] (9am-9:50am)


• [[Tania Kuteva]] (9:50am-10:40am)


• Tea Break
:: ''Gala dinner together at Coyote Cafe (6:30pm)''


• [[Simon Kirby]] (10:55am-11:45am)


• Discussant: Eric Smith (11:45am-12:15)
===Tuesday, February 19, 2008===
:: ''Breakfast (8:30am)''


:: ''Session C. Change over Differing Time Scales''


''Lunch'' 12:15 to 1:30pm
:: 9-9:50 [[Shana Poplack]]
:::: Variationist tools for the study of language change


:: 9:50-10:40 [[Tania Kuteva]]
:::: On grammaticalization and complexity


''Session D. Next Steps in Modeling Change''
:: ''Tea Break''


[[Russell Gray]] (1:30pm-2:20pm)
:: 10:55-11:45 [[Simon Kirby]]
:::: Language as an Adaptive System: are models of cultural evolution really modelling change?


• [[Mark Pagel]] (2:20pm-3:10pm)
:: 11:45-12:15 Discussant: D. Eric Smith


• Tea Break


• [[Jon Wilkins:]] (3:30pm-4:20pm)
:: ''Lunch''


• Discussant: Tanmoy Bhattacharya (4:20pm-5pm)


:: ''Session D. Next Steps in Modeling Change''


'''Wednesday, February 20, 2008'''
:: 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''


''Session E (9:00am to noon). Review, Synthesis and Where To Go From Here''
:: 3:30-4:20 [[Jon Wilkins:]]
:::: Probabilistic models of language change
:: 4:20-5:00 Discussant: Tanmoy Bhattacharya


• Small group breakout session (9am-10:50am)


• Tea Break
::''Dinner on your own''


• Discussant: Ray Jackendoff (11am-11:30am)


• Wrap-up discussion (11:30am-noon)
===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


''Lunch'' 12:00 to 1:00pm
:: 11am-11:30am Discussant: Ray Jackendoff


:: 11:30am-noon Wrap-up discussion


''Excursions (1pm-5pm)''


• For those interested, there will be planned excursions to Bandelier Monument or Museum Hill
:: ''Lunch''




:: 1pm-4pm ''Excursions''


Note: talks will include 30 minutes of formal presentation with 20 minutes reserved for questions and discussion
:: For those interested, there will be planned excursions to Bandelier Monument or Museum Hill

Latest revision as of 23:27, 17 February 2008

Workshop Navigation

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