Contrastive Information Structure Analysis (CISA)

18 - 19 March 2008

Location

University Guest House
Campus Freudenberg
University of Wuppertal
Rainer-Gruenter-Straße
42119 Wuppertal
Germany

Organiser

Prof. Dr. Carsten Breul (U of Wuppertal)

Advisory board

Prof. Dr. Paul Boucher (U of Angers)
Dr. Edward Göbbel (U of Tübingen)
Prof. Dr. Joachim Jacobs (U of Wuppertal)
Prof. Dr. Susanne Uhmann (U of Wuppertal)
Prof. Dr. Susanne Winkler (U of Tübingen)

Invited speakers

Prof. Dr. Manfred Krifka (Humboldt-U Berlin & ZAS Berlin)
"What do Contrastive Topics and Frame Setters have in Common? The Role of Delimitation in Information Structure."

Prof. Dr. Knud Lambrecht (U of Texas at Austin)
"Information structure as a parameter of language typology: A contrastive analysis of the use of cleft constructions in French and English"


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