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Full Title: CASTL Spring Conference on the North Germanic Noun Phrase

Short Title: NGDP
Location: Tromsø, Norway
Start Date: 22-May-2014 - 23-May-2014
Contact: Peter Svenonius
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Meeting Description: The North Germanic Noun Phrase
May 22-23, 2014
CASTL, University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway

Invited Speakers:

Östen Dahl, University of Stockholm
Marit Julien, Lund University
Line Mikkelsen, University of California at Berkeley
Plus a number of talks by local speakers

Relevant topics include, but are not limited to,

- Insight into the nature of variation seen in the North Germanic noun phrase
- Analyses of semantic phenomena such as definiteness or restrictive modification
- Analyses of morphosyntactic phenomena, including inflection on adnominal modifiers, or of double definiteness
- Analyses of the nature of gender or other systems of classification of nouns
- The acquisition of properties of the North Germanic noun phrase
- Aspects of the North Germanic Noun Phrase in a comparative, crosslinguistic context
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition; Morphology; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Typology
Subject Language: Danish; Swedish; Norwegian Bokmål; Icelandic; Faroese; Elfdalian
Subject Language Family: North Germanic
LL Issue: 25.1639

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