Workshop Cognitive and Pragmatic Explanations of Grammatical Change

Internationales Begegnungszentrum der Wissenschaft München, Amalienstr. 38

13:00 Welcome
13:15 Prof. Dr. Esme Winter-Froemel (Trier):
Reanalysis does not exist – A semiotic and usage-based approach to interpretative divergences and ambiguity in discourse
14:00 Prof. Dr. Richard Waltereit (HU Berlin):
Bipartite clausal negation in Old French - a new perspective involving register
14:45 Prof. Dr. Ulrich Detges (LMU München):
Cyclic change, synchronic variation, and diachronic competition. Future markers in Western Romance
– Kaffee / Coffee break –
16:15 Prof. Dr. Paul Gévaudan (Paderborn):
The history of French peut-être. A journey through different kinds of (inter-)subjectivity
17:00 Prof. Dr. Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen (Manchester):
The role of (historical) pragmatics in the evolution of response particles: the case of French
17:45 Prof. Dr. Lene Schøsler (København):
Encore sur la question “How useful is case morphology?”

Andreas Dufter
Daniela Marzo