LINGUIST List 11.2451

Sun Nov 12 2000

Confs: Romance Linguistics, Utrecht University

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  1. Sergio Baauw, Program Going Romance 2000

Message 1: Program Going Romance 2000

Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 14:00:20 +0100
From: Sergio Baauw <>
Subject: Program Going Romance 2000


Utrecht University, 30 November - 1 December

Utrecht Institute of Linguistics - OTS (UiL OTS)
Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (HIL)

Thursday 30 November

9.15	 Opening
9.30-10.30 Jean-Yves Pollock (Universit� d'Amiens) On the Left
Periphery of Some Romance Wh-Questions
10.30-11.10 Nicola Munaro (Universit� di Padova) Splitting
Subject Clitic-Verb Inversion
11.10-11.30 coffee & tea break
11.30-12.10 Raffaella Folli (University of Oxford) Resultative
Constructions: Small Clauses or Complex VPs?
12.10-12.50 Jaume Mateu Fontanals (Universitat Aut�noma de
Barcelona) Lexicalization Patterns and the Locative Alternation.
12.50-14.15 lunch
14.15-14.55 Cilene Rodrigues (University of Maryland, College Park)
Deriving Referential Null Subjects from Movement
14.55-15.35 Larisa Avram (University of Bucharest) The
Unbearable "Heavyness" of Antecedents
15.35-16.15 Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS, Bayonne)Quotative
Constructions in Spanish
16.15-16.40 coffee & tea break
16.40-17.40 Roberto Zamparelli (Universit� di Bergamo)
Understanding Subkinds

Friday 1 December

9.30-10.30 Donka Farkas (University of California at Santa
Cruz)Extreme Non- Specificity in Romanian.
10.30-11.10 Josep Quer (University of Amsterdam) Edging
Quantifiers: On QP-Fronting in Romance.
11.10-11.30 coffee & tea break
11.30-12.10 Gloria Cocchi (Universit� di Firenze/ Universit� di
Urbino) & Cecilia Poletto (CNR Padova) CD-Deletion in Florentine: The
Interaction Between Merge and Move
12.10-12.50 Manuela Ambar (Universidade de Lisboa) Wh-Questions and
Wh-Exclamatives - Unifying Mirror Effects
12.50-14.15 lunch
14.15-14.55 Elena Guerzoni (MIT) Stress and Tense in Italian 	
14.55-15.35 Emmanuel Nikiema (University of Toronto/CNRS, Aix)
Defective Syllables: A New Perspective on the Distribution of
Italian /il/ and /lo/
15.35-16.15 Luis Alonso-Ovalle (University of Massachusetts,
Amherst) Is the "Arbitrary Interpretation" a Semantic
Epiphenomenon? Evidence from Spanish.
16.15-16.40 coffee & tea break
16.40-17.20 Ana Maria Martins (University of Lisbon) On Word
Order Variation: The Loss of IP-Scrambling in Portuguese
17.20-18.00 Jo�o Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) & Charlotte
Galves (Universidade de Campinas) Peripheral Subjects in two
Varieties of Portuguese: Evidence for a Non-Unified Analysis
Evening Conference Dinner

Saturday 2 December : Workshop on Topic & Focus (see separate program)

1. Ellen-Petra Kester & Petra Sleeman (University of Amsterdam) Partitive
Constructions and Antisymmetry
2. Tanya Reinhart (Utrecht University/Tel-Aviv University) & Tal Siloni
(Tel-Aviv University) Auxiliary Selection and Reduction
3, but first for phonology: Alexandra Popescu (Heinrich-Heine-Universit�t
D�sseldorf) Romanian Verb Extensions - A Case of Prosodic Epenthesis
4. Ra�l Aranovich (University of Texas at San Antonio) Impersonal
Constructions, Control and Second-Order Predication

Location: Instituto Cervantes, Domplein 3, Utrecht

Registration: on site, HFL 60 (including workshop)

Organizing Committee:
Sergio Baauw (Utrecht University - UiL OTS)
Frank Drijkoningen (Utrecht University - UiL OTS / Dept. of General
Aafke Hulk (Amsterdam University - HIL)
Brigitte Kampers-Manhe (Groningen University - Dept. of Romance languages)
Johan Rooryck (Leiden University - HIL)
Jan Schroten (Utrecht University - UiL OTS / Dept. of Spanish)
Henri�tte de Swart (Utrecht University - UiL OTS / Dept. of French)
Els Verheugd (Amsterdam University - HIL / Dept. of French).

Going Romance 2000
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Trans 10
3512 JK Utrecht

tel: +31 (0)30 2536006
fax: +31 (0)30 2536000

Sergio Baauw 
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Utrecht University 
Trans 10 
3512 JK Utrecht 
tel: +31 (0)30 2536111 
fax: +31 (0)30 2536000 
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