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Program for Rhetoric Culture II: Linguistics


Thursday, July 4, 2002 ”Rhetoric in Language Theory”
”Rhetoric, Culture, and Language”
Friday, July 5, 2002 ”Metaphor”
”Rhetoric and Optimality Theory”
Saturday, July 6, 2002 ”Rhetoric in Grammar”
”Rhetoric in Grammar”
Sunday, July 7, 2002 ”Modulations of Rhetorical Energy”
General Debate:
The Promises of a Rhetorical Theory of Language



Thursday, July 4, 2002

”Rhetoric in Language Theory”

Chair:
Ivo Strecker (Mainz)


Discussants:


Ellen Basso (Tucson) , Walter Bisang (Mainz), Stephen Tyler (Houston)


9. 00 - 10. 00
Welcoming Address



10. 00 - 11. 00
Christian Stetter (Aachen) : "Wilhelm von Humboldt's Rhetorical Theory of Language"   Abstract

Coffee Break



11. 30 – 12. 30
Maurizio Gnerre (Naples) : "Rhetoric Culture and Names"   Abstract



Lunch Break



”Rhetoric, Culture, and Language”


Chair:
Kwesi Yankah (Accra)


Discussants:
Jean Lydall (Mainz), Gerrit Dimmendaal (Cologne), Günter Senft (Nijmegen)



14. 30 – 15. 30
Walter Bisang (Mainz) : "Language Typology and Rhetoric"   Abstract



Coffee Break



16. 00 – 17. 00
Dilip Gaonkar (Evanston) : "Rhetorical Culture and the Cultural Rhetorics"   Abstract



17. 00 – 18. 00
Ellen Basso (Tucson) : "Rhetoric and Ordeals of Language"   Abstract



Friday, July 5, 2002

”Metaphor”


Chair:
Ellen Basso (Tucson)


Discussants:
Todd Oakley (Cleveland), Claus Deimel (Dresden), Bernd Heine (Cologne)



9. 00 - 10. 00
Marie-Cécile Bertau (Munich) : "Conceiving Language: The Case of Metaphor"   Abstract



Coffee Break



10. 30 - 11. 30
Anna-Maria Brandstetter (Mainz) : "The History of Metaphor"   Abstract



11. 30 - 12. 30
Grand Discussion on Metaphor



Lunch Break


"Rhetoric and Optimality Theory"


Chair: 
Maurizio Gnerre (Naples)


Discussants: 
Benjamin Lyngfelt (Göteborg) , Torgrim Solstad (Oslo) , Paul Hopper (Pittsburgh)


14. 30 - 15. 30
Stephen Tyler (Houston) : "Speaking"   Abstract



15. 30 - 16. 30
Helen de Hoop (Nijmegen) : "Rhetoric and Optimality Theory"   Abstract



16. 30 
Open Discussion



Saturday, July 6, 2002

”Rhetoric in Grammar”


Chair:
Suzanne Kemmer (Houston)


Discussants:
Maurizio Gnerre (Naples), Baye Yimam (Addis Ababa), Raimund Kastenholz (Mainz)


9. 00 – 10. 00
Norbert Cyffer (Vienna) : "Syntax and the Rhetorical Will"   Abstract



Coffee Break



10. 30 – 11. 30
John Du Bois (Santa Barbara) : "Dialogic Syntax, Stance Taking, and Intersubjectivity"   Abstract



11. 30 - 12. 30
Discussion



Lunch Break

"Rhetoric in Grammar"


Chair:
Raimund Kastenholz (Mainz)


Discussants:
William F. Hanks (Berkeley), Gerrit Dimmendaal (Cologne), John Du Bois (Santa Barbara),
Dan Sperber (Paris)


14. 00 - 15. 00
Glen Stillar (Waterloo) : "Metaredundancy Relations Among Grammar, Rhetoric, and Social Practice"



15. 00 - 16. 00
Bernd Heine (Cologne) : "On Creating Grammar"   Abstract



Coffee Break



17. 00 - 18. 00
Ivo Strecker (Mainz) and Baye Yimam (Addis Ababa) : "The Imperial Gerund: Tense and Tension in Language"   Abstract


Sunday, July 7, 2002

”Modulations of Rhetorical Energy”


Chair:
Stephen Tyler (Houston)


Discussants:
Felix Ameda (Leiden) , Werner Nothdurft (Fulda) , Norbert Cyffer (Vienna)


9. 00 – 10. 00
William F. Hanks (Berkeley) : "Deixis and Rhetoric"



Coffee Break



10. 30 - 11. 30
Gerrit Dimmendaal (Cologne) : "The Rhetoric of Attitude Markers"   Abstract



11. 30 - 12. 30
Jean Lydall (Mainz) : "The Rhetorical Energy of Ideophones"   Abstract



Lunch Break



General Debate:
The Promises of a Rhetorical Theory of Language


Chair:
Dan Sperber (Paris) and Stephen Tyler (Houston)

15. 00 - Open End
Discussion

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