Plenary Speakers

We are delighted to announce that the following have agreed to give plenary presentations:

  1. Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

  2. Roland Pfau (University of Amsterdam)

  3. María José López-Couso (University of Santiago de Compostela)

  4. Anne Wichmann (University of Central Lancashire)

  5. Umberto Ansaldo (University of Hong Kong)

Registration for the conference will open at 8.30am on Monday 16th July. There will be a short welcome at 9.45am, and the first plenary will start at 10am. The final session, also a plenary, will take place between 12 and 1pm on Thursday 19th July.

The NRG5 Book of Abstracts is available, as well as a complete list of accepted papers shown below.

The full conference programme is also available for download: NRG5 Conference programme (as of 5 July).

List of Accepted Papers

Anders Ahlqvist

  1. Old Irish no

Hyeryeon An, Kaoru Horie

  1. The grammaticalization of a Korean ‘receive’-verb badda: a contrastive study with Japanese

Irene Appelbaum

  1. Molière's Doctor, Okham's Razor, and Grammaticalization Theory

Giorgio Francesco Arcodia

  1. Grammaticalization with coevolution of form and meaning in East Asia? the coding of perfective aspect in Sinitic

Giorgio Francesco Arcodia

  1. Core features of grammaticalization and lexical derivation

Janice Aski, Cinzia Russi

  1. Iconicity and grammaticalization in 14th-century Florentine double object clitic clusters

Andreas Baumann

  1. Grammaticalization and evolutionary optimization: a mathematical approach

Karin Beijering

  1. The grammaticalization-pragmaticalization interface: the case of Mainland Scandinavian I THINK/BELIEVE

Zeltia Blanco-Suárez

  1. Looking up and down the cline again: degrammaticalization of Galician aquelar and aquelado(s)/a(s)?

Kersti Börjars, Pauline Harries

  1. Grammaticalising by growing syntactic structure: syntactisisation in Germanic nominal syntax

Philippe Bourdin

  1. Directional deixis and person deixis: on a few grammaticalization pathways

Miriam Bouzouita

  1. Grammaticalisation in dynamic syntax

Tine Breban

  1. The development of discourse deixis: intersubjectification or grammaticalization?

Lieselotte Brems, Kristin Davidse, Lennart Matthijs, An Van linden

  1. The development of mirative no wonder-constructions

I-Hsuan Chen

  1. Licensing conditions of negative polarity items vary in different stages: a case study of Mandarin Chinese minimizers

Bert Cornillie

  1. Contact-induced grammaticalization and discourse traditions. The case of ‘promise’ and ‘threaten’

Anne David, Sarah Goodman

  1. The grammaticalization of Pashto light verbs

Astrid De Wit, Frank Brisard

  1. New reflections on the grammaticalization of the English progressive

Tine Defour

  1. Scalarity and subjectivity in the development of English particularizers

Liesbeth Degand, Jacqueline Evers-Vermeul

  1. Grammaticalization or pragmaticalization of discourse markers? More than a terminological issue.

Nicole Dehé, Katerina Stathi

  1. Grammaticalisation and prosody: the case of English sort/kind/type of constructions

Csilla Der, Alexandra Markó

  1. Pragmaticalization of demonstratives into discourse markers in Hungarian: is deaccentuation involved?

Gabriele Diewald, Elena Smirnova

  1. From deontic to reportive and quotative: the case of German sollen

Gabriele Diewald, Katerina Stathi

  1. The grammaticalization of German scheinen and English seem: a contrastive analysis

Steve Disney

  1. The OED and the effect of error

Katalin É. Kiss

  1. The grammaticalization of an obsolete syntactic rule as a PF operation

Brigitta Endresz

  1. The grammaticalization of nominal suffixes in the Vogul language

Andrés Enrique-Arias, Miriam Bouzouita

  1. Textual frequency effects in the historical development of Spanish pronominal clitics

Chiara Fedriani, Chiara Ghezzi, Piera Molinelli

  1. Constraining pragmaticalization: paths of development from lexicon to discourse

Elke Gehweiler

  1. Types of intensifying adjectives: focus marking and degree marking

Lobke Ghesquière

  1. Noun-intensification as subjectification and grammaticalization

Lobke Ghesquière, Freek Van de Velde, Lieselotte Brems

  1. Intersubjectivity and intersubjectification: typology and operationalisation

Amalia Gnanadesikan

  1. Dhivehi third-person demonstratives resist grammaticalization

Mónica González Manzano

  1. Between truth and reality. About the pragmaticalization of en verdad and en realidad in Spanish

Rocío Guzmán, Ricardo Maldonado

  1. Apenas. Aspectual reduction and subjective evaluation in Spanish

Bjoern Hansen

  1. Towards a typology of ‘post-grammaticalization processes’

Alexander Haselow

  1. The syntactic peripheries as domains of grammaticalization in spoken language

Lars Heltoft

  1. Word order change as paradigmatic reorganisation

Yuko Higashiizumi

  1. The competition between the causal clauses in Modern Japanese: the case study of grammaticalization of kara-clause and node-clause

Eugen Hill

  1. Grammaticalisation by language contact and secondary similarities in the inflectional morphology of genetically related languages

Martin Hilpert

  1. Grammatical change is not a zero-sum game

Chad Howe

  1. Questions’ and ‘Things’ in the evolution of nominal hedges

Tingting Christina Hsu

  1. Subjectification and the development of deontic modals

Ana Paula Huback, Gisele Breder

  1. Grammaticalisation and chunking in Brazilian Portuguese

Giorgio Iemmolo

  1. On the polysemy of object markers and topic markers: a study in diachronic typology

Anni Jürine

  1. Constructional (re)grammaticalization: the case of Estonian adpositional phrases

Maria Khachaturyan

  1. From quotatives to modality and future: the case of Mano (Mande)

Ahrim Kim

  1. On-going grammaticalization of a completive auxiliary: a case study of Korean verb nayta 'put out'

Hyun Jung Koo, Seongha Rhee

  1. From causative-passive to attenuative stance-marking: a grammaticalization perspective

Manfred Krug

  1. New reflections on auxilia(riza)tion

Béatrice Lamiroy, Claire Meul

  1. Prosodic properties of the evolution of the infix -i/esc- from Latin to Romance: a case of grammaticalization?

Andrzej M. Łęcki, Jerzy Nykiel

  1. On grammaticalisation of less frequent subordinators introducing final clauses in Middle English

Diana Lewis

  1. What makes a discourse marker?

Lucía Loureiro-Porto

  1. The grammatical status of semi-modals of obligation in Asian Englishes

Hélène Margerie

  1. The grammaticalization of NP BE ADJ ADJ / NP1 VB NP2 ADJ patterns

Theodore Markopoulos

  1. On internal vs. external renewal: the Medieval Greek analytic comparatives

Caterina Mauri, Andrea Sansò

  1. Sempre che and casomai: the grammaticalization of two conditional connectives in Italian

Maria Mazzoli

  1. A new development for an old serial verb construction: the grammaticalization tek in Nigerian Pidgin

Helle Metslang, Karl Pajusalu, Külli Habicht

  1. From coordination to interrogativity: the development of Estonian question particles

Tetsuharu Moriya, Kaoru Horie

  1. Neg-raising phenomenon as a product of grammaticalization

Dirk Noël

  1. Grammaticalization in diachronic construction grammar: be bound to and be guaranteed to, different or similar?

Muriel Norde

  1. When changes in form precede changes in meaning: the case of the Dutch preposition richting

Jens Nørgård-Sørensen

  1. Grammaticalisation: cline and/or paradigm?

KangHun Park

  1. Grammaticalization of negative sensitive items pakkey in Korean and sika in Japanese

Adeline Patard, Walter De Mulder

  1. The relevance of constructions for the evolution of tense markers: the case of the French conditional (conditionnel)

Heli Pekkarinen

  1. The source is not 'to be'. Grammaticalization of be + non-finite verb form into a modal construction.

Peter Petré

  1. What I am going to talk about is Analogy: internal and external analogy and dual constructional membership

Christopher Shank, Koen Plevoets, Koen Plevoets, University of Ghent

  1. Exploring the development of suppose, imagine and realize as ‘epistemic parentheticals’: a diachronic corpus-based multivariate analysis.

Pekka Posio

  1. Grammaticalization and subject expression in Spanish and Portuguese epistemic parentheticals

Vipas Pothipath

  1. The grammaticalizational relationship between comitatives and instrumentals in Thai: a diachronic typological perspective

Sreekumar Prabhakaran

  1. Where did the Malayalam locative case –kal come from?

Gudrun Rawoens

  1. The Swedish connective så att ‘so that’: from subordinator to discourse marker.

Seongha Rhee

  1. Rhetorical reportatives and intersubjectification

Angelica Rodrigues

  1. From coordination to Focus: the case of the grammaticalization of the paratactic periphrastic constructions

Lene Schoesler

  1. Creation and modifications of a constructional paradigm: the inergative/incausative constructions

Scott Schwenter

  1. The emergence of anaphoric DOM in Brazilian Portuguese

Reijirou Shibasaki

  1. Regularity behind apparent lawlessness: referential shifting of personal pronouns in Japanese and other languages

Mika Shindo

  1. Development of constructions across grammatical categories: a cross-linguistic approach from Japanese

K. Aaron Smith

  1. Relevance as explanation for morphosyntactic rigidification versus freedom in grammaticalization and pragmaticalization

Elena Smirnova, Robert Mailhammer

  1. Same but different: pathways to the grammaticalization of passive constructions from the comparative perspective of English and German

Augusto Soares da Silva

  1. Grammaticalization and degrammaticalization in Portuguese and Spanish infinitival constructions with causative and perception verbs

Anna Sores

  1. The emergence of spatial grams in Hungarian: a complex grammaticalization process

Po-wen Tseng, Huei-ling Lai

  1. The emergence of imperative and evaluative meanings: evidence from Taiwanese languages

Annika Valdmets

  1. The grammaticalisation of Estonian adverbs into pragmatic markers

Julie van Bogaert

  1. On the grammaticalization of (‘t) schijnt (‘it seems’) as an evidential particle in colloquial Belgian Dutch

Freek van de Velde, Béatrice Lamiroy

  1. The demise of the external possessor in Romance and Germanic: language contact, grammaticalisation or both?

Tinne van Rompaey

  1. Interaction of lexical and grammatical aspect in emergent aspectualizers be in the middle, midst and process of V-ing

Katrien Verveckken

  1. Towards a constructional account of binominal quantifiers in Spanish and the interplay between analogy and conceptual persistence

Ferdinand von Mengden

  1. The power of ellipses: on the relationship between omission and innovation

Alexandra Vydrina

  1. Grammaticalization of future in the Kakabe language: from locative with focalization to future as a result of language contact

Phillip Wallage

  1. Identifying the role of pragmatic change in the grammaticalisation of Middle English not

David Willis

  1. Exaptation and degrammaticalisation within an acquisition-based model of abductive reanalysis

Chiou-shing Yeh, Huei-ling Lai

  1. The multi-functions of tin7 in Taiwanese Hakka: grammaticalization and lexicalization

Important Dates

Submission of Abstracts and Workshop Proposals:

10 January 2012

Notification of Acceptance:

10 February 2012

Early Registration Opens:

6 March 2012

Early Registration Closes:

15 April 2012


16-19 July 2012

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