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Full Title: Broader Perspectives on Word Order in the VP

      
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Start Date: 28-Apr-2017 - 29-Apr-2017
Contact: Beste Kamali
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Broader perspectives on word order in the VP

April 28-29, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany


A non-exhaustive list of topics we are interested in are as follows:

- Base order and head directionality;
- Theoretical modelling, e.g., head movement vs. phrasal movement to account for derived orders
- Correlates with linearization phenomena, e.g., adverb ordering or object ordering
- Accounts of left peripheral options and information structure
- Consequences of the VP structure on phonological form, in particular prosodic phrasing or nuclear stress
- Thematic structure and its syntax
- Effects of the properties of the arguments on word order 

Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order):

- Leah Bauke
- Theresa Biberauer
- Jaklin Kornfilt
- Balkız Öztürk
- Sarah Schimke
- Kriszta Szendrői

Organizers:

Beste Kamali (contact person)
Stavros Skopeteas
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Syntax
LL Issue: 28.786


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