Short term morphosyntactic change

Outputs

Databases

Krasovitsky, Alexander, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Alison Long & Harley Quilliam. 2009. Surrey Database of Short Term Morphosyntactic Change: Case assignment on predicate nouns. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.17/1

Long, Alison, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Alexander Krasovitsky, Matthew Baerman & Harley Quilliam. 2009. Surrey Database of Short Term Morphosyntactic Change: Predicate adjectives. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.17/2

Krasovitsky, Alexander, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Alison Long & Harley Quilliam. 2009. Surrey Database of Short Term Morphosyntactic Change: Case assignment on direct objects of negated transitive verbs. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.17/3

Krasovitsky, Alexander, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Alison Long & Harley Quilliam. 2009. Surrey Database of Short Term Morphosyntactic Change: Predicate agreement with quantified expressions. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.17/4

Krasovitsky, Alexander, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Alison Long & Harley Quilliam. 2009. Surrey Database of Short Term Morphosyntactic Change: Predicate agreement with conjoined noun phrases. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.17/5

Krasovitsky, Alexander, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Alison Long & Harley Quilliam. 2009. Surrey Database of Short Term Morphosyntactic Change: Case of modifier in phrases with ‘two’, ‘three’, ‘four’. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.17/6

Publications

Forthcoming. Brown, Dunstan, Carole Tiberius, Marina Chumakina, Greville G. Corbett and Alexander Krasovitsky. Databases designed for investigating specific phenomena. In: Martin Evereart and Simon Musgrave (eds.) Linguistic Databases. Berlin – New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

2008. Corbett, Greville G. Determining morphosyntactic feature values: the case of case. In: Greville G. Corbett & Michael Noonan (eds.) Case and grammatical relations: papers in honour of Bernard Comrie. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2008. Corbett, Greville G. Morphosyntactic features: the special contribution of the Slavonic languages. In: S. Birzer, M. Finkelstein and I. Mendoza (eds.) Perspectives on Slavistics II (special volume of Die Welt der Slaven). München: Otto Sagner.

2006. Krasovitsky, Alexander. Russian in Kamchatka: prominent features in the view of linguists and speakers. In: Dieter Stern & Christian Voss (eds.) Marginal Linguistic Identities. Studies in Slavic contact and borderland varieties. Eurolinguistische Arbeiten, vol. 2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Publishers.

2008. Corbett Greville G. & Michael Noonan (eds.) Case and grammatical relations: papers in honour of Bernard Comrie. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2008. Krasovitsky, Alexander, Dunstan Brown, Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett. Changing semantic factors in case selection: Russian evidence from the last two centuries. Morphology (submitted). [pdf of draft]

2008. Krasovitsky, Alexander, Alison Long, Dunstan Brown, Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett. Predicate nouns in Russian. Russian Linguistics 32, 99-113. [pdf of draft]

Invited presentations

2006. Corbett, Greville. Features: Slavonic and typological perspectives. The Second Perspectives on Slavistics Conference, Regensburg , 21-24 September.

2008. Corbett, Greville G. The penumbra of morphosyntactic feature systems. Invited lecture at The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Department of Linguistics. 19 May.

2007. Krasovitsky, Alexander. Russian in Siberia. Invited talk at the Russian Circle, University of Southampton, 22 January

2005. Krasovitsky, Alexander. The Language of Russian Old Settlers on the Kamchatka Peninsular. Invited talk at Language Death and Language Birth on the Fringes of the Slavic World Conference, Humboldt University, Berlin, 24-26 February.

Presentations

2008. Krasovitsky, Alexander, Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, Greville Corbett, Alison Long. Predicate agreement with quantified expressions in Russian. Annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, 29-31 March.

2008. Long, Alison. The Status of the Russian Short Form Adjective at the End of the 20th Century. Annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, 29-31 March.

2008. Long, Alison. Animacy in the development of the Russian predicate adjective in the 19 th and 20 th centuries (poster presentation). 13th International Morphology Meeting 2008 Vienna, 3-6 February.

2007. Krasovitsky, Alexander, Alison Long Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett. Russian quantifier phrases in transition. The Second Slavic Linguistics Society Conference, Berlin, 22-26 September.

2007. Long, Alison. The development of the Russian predicate adjective with the copular byt ´ (‘to be’). Reseach festival , University of Surrey, 02 September. Prize for the best poster presentation.

2007. Krasovitsky, Alexander , Alison Long, Dunstan Brown, Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett. Changing semantic factors in case selection: Russian evidence from the last two centuries. Workshop on Empirical approaches to morphological case (within the Linguistics Society of America Summer Institute 2007), Stanford University, 25 July.

2007. Baerman, Matthew, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Alexander Krasovitsky, Alison Long. The role of semantic factors in short-term morphosyntactic change. Paper at the annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Cambridge, 31 March - 2 April.

2007. Brackeny, Noel. The role of sociolinguistic factors in short-term morphosyntactic change in Russian. Annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Cambridge, 31 March - 2 April.

2007. Long, Alison. The development of the Russian predicate adjective with the copula ‘byt’ over two hundred years. Annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Cambridge, 31 March - 2 April.

2007. Baerman, Matthew, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Alexander Krasovitsky. Morfosintaksi č eskie izmenenija v russkom jazyke: padež prjamogo ob´´ekta pri glagolax s otricaniem. Paper at the Third International Congress “Russian Language: Historical Destiny and Current State”, Moscow, 20-23 March.

2006. Baerman, Matthew, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett, Alexander Krasovitsky, Alison Long. Diachronic processes in Russian morphosyntax (a corpus-based approach). International Conference on Corpus Linguistics 2006 (poster presentation), St. Petersburg, 11-13 October.

2006. Krasovitsky, Alexander, Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett , Alison Long. Predicate nouns in Russian. The First Slavic Linguistics Society Conference, Bloomington, 8-10 September.

2006. Baerman, Matthew, Dunstan Brown , Greville G. Corbett , Alexander Krasovitsky, Alison Long. The database of morphosyntactic change in Russian. Annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Cambridge, 1-3 April 2006.

2006. Brackeny, Noel. Foundations of Morphosyntactic Change in Russian: Data from Old Russian. Annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Cambridge, 1-3 April.

2005. Krasovitsky, Alexander. Russian phonetics as a target system (Russian varieties in Kamchatka). XII International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, Moncton, Canada, 1-5 August. 

Project members

Prof Greville G. Corbett
Dr Matthew Baerman
Dr Dunstan Brown
Dr Alexander Krasovitsky
Dr Alison Long

Period of award:

September 2004 - May 2008

Funder

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - RG/AN4375/APN18306

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