Cognitive Linguistics in the Triangle: Slavic and Beyond

This conference is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

LOCATION: Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill

DATE: Friday, February 22

NOTE: This conference is sponsored by the Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies at UNC Chapel Hill


9:30-10:00 Svetlana Sokolova “Metaphorical Extensions and Secondary Imperfectives”

10:00-10:30 Tore Nesset & Julia Kuznetsova “Volkov bojat’sja – v les ne xodit’. Finding needles in the haystack of the Russian National Corpus"

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-11:30 Anastasia Makarova “Why attenuate? An experimental study of Russian attenuative verbs”

11:30- 12:00 Laura A. Janda “Tense, Aspect, and Mood from the Perspective of Cognitive Linguistics”

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:00 Anna Endresen “Where differences disappear: The Bermuda Triangle of the Russian prefix S-”

2:00-2:30 Julia Kuznetsova “Verbal hapax legomena in the Russian National Corpus”

2:30-3:00 Katya Pertsova “Lexical conservativity and paradigm gaps in Russian”

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-4:30 Mark Turner “Speaking, Gesture, Bodily Stance: Studying Multimodal Communication in a Massive Dataset”