Building Integrative Models of Linguistic Change - Agenda

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Sunday, February 17, 2008

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

Monday, February 18, 2008

Welcome and Introduction 8:30am-9am

Session A. Change across Levels

Andrew Wedel (9am-9:50am)

Dan Slobin (9:50am-10:40am)

Tea Break

Joan Bybee (10:55am-11:45am)

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

Lunch 12:15 to 1:30pm

Session B. Engines of Language Change

William Croft (1:30pm-2:20pm)

Peter Culicover (2:20pm-3:10pm)

Tea Break

George Starostin (3:30pm-4:20pm)

• Discussant: Marcus Feldman (4:20pm-5:00pm)

Dinner together at Coyote Cafe (6:30pm)

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Session C. Change over Differing Time Scales

Shana Poplack (9am-9:50am)

Tania Kuteva (9:50am-10:40am)

• Tea Break

Simon Kirby (10:55am-11:45am)

• Discussant: Jon Wilkins (11:45am-12:15)

Lunch 12:15 to 1:30pm

Session D. Next Steps in Modeling Change

April McMahon (1:30pm-2:20pm)

Russell Gray (2:20pm-3:10pm)

• Tea Break

Mark Pagel (3:30pm-4:20pm)

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Session E (9:00am to noon). Review, Synthesis and Where To Go From Here

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

• Tea Break

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

• Wrap-up discussion (11:30am-noon)

For those interested: 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