Event Representation in Language and Cognition

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Dezember 2010



Examines new research into how the mind deals with the experience of events.


1. On representing events Eric Pederson and Jurgen Bohnemeyer;
2. Event representation in serial verb constructions Andrew Pawley;
3. The macro-event property: the segmentation of causal chains Jurgen Bohnemeyer, Nick Enfield, James Essegbey and Sotaro Kita;
4. Event representation, time event relations and clause structure: a cross linguistic study of English and German Mary Carroll and Christiane von Stutterheim;
5. Event representations in signed languages Asli Ozyurek and Pamela Perniss;
6. Linguistic and non-linguistic categorization of complex motion events Jeff Loucks and Eric Pederson;
7. Putting things in places: developmental consequences of linguistic typology Dan I. Slobin, Melissa Bowerman, Penelope Brown, Sonja Eisenbeiss and Bhuvana Narasimhan;
8. Language-specific encoding of placement events in gestures Marianne Gullberg;
9. Visual encoding of coherent and non-coherent scenes Christian Dobel, Reinhild Glanemann, Helene Kreysa, Pienie Zwitserlood and Sonja Eisenbeiss;
10. Talking about events Barbara Tversky, Jeffrey M. Zacks, Julie Bauer Morrison and Bridgette Martin Hard;
11. Absent causes, present effects: how omissions cause events Phillip Wolff, Matthew Hausknecht and Kevin Holmes.


Jurgen Bohnemeyer is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He is the author of The Grammar of Time Reference in Yukatek Maya (2002). Eric Pederson is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Oregon. He is the co-editor (with Jan Nuyts) of Language and Conceptualization (Cambridge University Press, 1997) and Perspectives on Language and Conceptualization (1993).
EAN: 9780521898348
ISBN: 052189834X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2010
Format: gebunden
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