Michel AURNAGUE

CNRS researcher (DR1) Member of S'caladis research program/group

Contact details

Address
Office 520, CLLE-ERSS, Maison de la Recherche, Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, 5 allées Antonio Machado, F-31058 Toulouse Cedex 9
Phone
+33 (0)5 61 50 25 86
Email
michel.aurnague@univ-tlse2.fr

Taught academic discipline(s)

Expression of space in language

Research topics

Lexical semantics of space and time; description and formalization, teaching/didactic and psycholinguistic experiments

Activities / Resume

Associate fellow of the Institute for Logic, Cognition, Language and Information (ILCLI, Donostia - San Sebastián)

Qualifications

D.E.A./Master in Computer Science (option: Artificial Intelligence, Man-Machine Communication; 1988), D.E.A./Master in Linguistics (1989), Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics (1991), HDR Dissertation ("Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches en Sciences du Langage") in Linguistics (2001)

Present position and responsabilities
Research Director at the CNRS (DR1), CLLE-ERSS (UMR 5263); in charge of the Editorial Committee of the internal report series Carnets de Grammaire.

Previous positions and responsabilities
Dec. 2006 - oct. 2014: Research Director at the CNRS (DR2), CLLE-ERSS (UMR 5263); in charge of the research program/group S'caladis (45 researchers and doctorate students in 2013-2014); setting up of the group; scientific organization; starting up of the yearly study days S'calades and the regular one-day workshops; Symposium S'caladis 2013

2003 - 2006:  Research Director at the CNRS (DR2), IKER (UMR 5478, Bayonne); setting up of a research program in semantics within the center; organization of VMSP-03 (Vasconian Meeting on Semantics and Pragmatics, Bayonne), Perpaus-04 (invited speaker: J. Anderson, Toulouse/ Bordeaux / Donostia-San Sebastián), VMSP-04 (Sare) and SEM-05 (International Symposium on the Exploration and Modelling of Meaning, Biarritz)

Oct. 1991 - 2002: CNRS researcher at ERSS (UMR 5610, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail); in charge of the research program/group Semantics of the laboratory in collaboration with A. Borillo (15 researchers and doctorate students); responsible for the Editorial Committee of the journal Cahiers de Grammaire (reorganization of the journal in 1992 and 1999)

1988 - 1991: Fellow/grant-holder of the French Research Ministery

Previous and current research topics
Formal representation of space in language (with L. Vieu and M. Borillo)

Part-whole relations, and specifically
classification and characterization of the relations, functional dependencies and "component-integral whole" relation (with L. Vieu)
Basque "genitives" and part-whole relations
French derivatives in é- (e.g., écourter, écumer, épépiner, épucer, émietter, étirer) and relation of "usual attachment" (with M. Plénat)

Internal Localization Nouns (ILNs: haut, arrière, intérieur, bord, extrémité…) of French and Basque and expressions stemming from these nouns; Generic localization nouns (place, endroit)

Other prepositions, cases and prepositional expressions: sur, à, par and à travers (with D. Stosic), orientational prepositions and prepositional locutions of French, Basque inessive

Categorization of spatial entities in language (with L. Vieu)

Spatio-temporal adverbials and structure of discourse (with N. Asher, M. Bras and L. Vieu)

Definition and classification of intransitive motion verbs (indirect transitives) of French ("autonomous" motion)

Association of motion verbs and spatial prepositional phrases, asymmetry of motion, "goal bias"

Vocabulary teaching in primary school and assessment of the theoretical framework proposed for the analysis of dynamic space in French (with C. Garcia-Debanc)

Other www pages
Garazi aldeko musikari eta dantza maisu zaharrer segika: inkesta bati behako bat 30 urte geroago link

denboran tanborin link


Publications extraites de HAL affiliées à Cognition, Langues, Langage, Ergonomie

Additional informations

Recent work

Publications in journals with editorial board
AURNAGUE M. (2011a). "How motion verbs are spatial: the spatial foundations of intransitive motion verbs in French", Lingvisticae Investigationes, 34:1, pp. 1-34. link

AURNAGUE M. (2011b). "Quittant tout, nous partîmes : quitter et partir à la lumière des changements de relation locative", Journal of French Language Studies, 21, pp. 285-312. link

AURNAGUE M. (2012a). "Quand la routine s'installe : remarques sur les emplois de à de type 'routine sociale'", Revue Romane, 47:2, pp. 189-218. link

AURNAGUE M. (2012b). "De l'espace à l'aspect : les bases ontologiques des procès de déplacement", Corela, HS-12 (Langue, espace, cognition, B. Fagard, D. Stosic (eds)). link

AURNAGUE M., VIEU L. (2013). "Retour aux arguments : pour un traitement 'relationnel' des prépositions spatiales", Faits de Langues, 42 (Sémantique des relations spatiales, C. Chauvin (ed)), pp. 17-38. link

AURNAGUE M . (2016). "Mugimenduzko joskera batzuen oinarri semantikoez: frantsesaren adibidea" [On the semantic bases of some motion constructions: the example of French], Gogoa, 14 (Xabier Arrazola gogoan, J.M. Larrazabal (ed)), pp. 27-43. link

AURNAGUE M., GARCIA-DEBANC C. (2016a). "Enseignement du lexique à l'école primaire et modélisations linguistiques : exemples d'activités portant sur des verbes de déplacement strict", Pratiques, 169-170 (enseignement/apprentissage de la langue, des textes et des discours. 40 ans de pratiques, C. Masseron (ed)). link

Papers in conferences, colloquia or symposia (published)
AURNAGUE M., GARCIA-DEBANC C. (2016b). "Les verbes de déplacement comme contenu d'enseignement du lexique à l’école primaire : modélisation sémantique et analyse de productions d’élèves", in Actes du 5e Congrès Mondial de Linguistique Française, CMLF 2016, F. Neveu, G. Bergounioux, M.H. Côté, J.M. Fournier, L. Hriba, S. Prévost (eds), ILF & EDP Sciences. link

Books or contributions to books
AURNAGUE M., PLENAT M. (2013). "Manifestations morphologiques de la relation d'attachement habituel", in Repères en morphologie, G. Dal, D. Amiot (eds), pp. 11-20, STL laboratory's online reedition of Aurnague & Plénat 97, Silexicales, n°1, pp. 15-24. link

AURNAGUE M., VIEU L. (2014). "Mario Borillo (1934-2013) : repères biographiques (et bibliographiques)", in Demain est déjà dans nos têtes mais nous ne le savons pas. Sur les pas de Mario Borillo, tribute booklet, M. Aurnague, L. Vieu (eds), Novela/Toulouse Métropole, pp. 6-15. link

AURNAGUE M., VIEU L. (2015). "Function versus regions in spatial language: a fundamental distinction", in Neuropsycholinguistic perspectives on language cognition. Essays in honour of Jean-Luc Nespoulous, C. Astésano, M. Jucla (eds), Psychology Press (Explorations in Cognitive Psychology 4), pp. 31-45. link

Books' edition
AURNAGUE M., VIEU L. (eds) (2014). Demain est déjà dans nos têtes mais nous ne le savons pas. Sur les pas de Mario Borillo, tribute booklet, Novela/Toulouse Métropole. link

Others
AURNAGUE M. (2015) "Motion verbs and spatial PPs in French: from spatio-temporal structure to asymmetry and goal bias", Carnets de Grammaire, n°23, CLLE-ERSS report, 2015.