Workshop: Growth and decline of morphological complexity

The Surrey Morphology Group held a one-day workshop on the diachrony of morphological complexity, hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, in Leipzig (Germany) on Saturday, April 28, 2012. The workshop immediately followed the Anna Siewierska Memorial workshop on April 27, in the same location. 

Programme

9.30-10:00Introduction
10:00-11.00Bernard Comrie (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, and U.C. Santa Barbara)
‘On the origins of morphological complexity’
11.00-11:30Break
11.30-12:15Andrej Kibrik (Russian Academy of Sciences)
‘Qualitative morphological complexity: The case of Athabaskan’
12.15-1.30Lunch
1.30-2.30Martin Maiden (Oxford)
‘Romanian feminine nouns and other diachronic delinquents. Reflections on why morphomes persist in diachrony’
2:30-2:50Break
2.50-3.35Enrique Palancar (Surrey)
‘The history and evolution of the conjugation classes of Otomi: From the colonial to the modern times’
3.35-4.20David Gil (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) & Tim McKinnon (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Jakarta)
‘New Morphology in Malayic Languages’
4.20-4.30Conclusion

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