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Message 1: 18th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Date: 21 Jul 2003 18:23:33 -0000
From: s.j.hannahs <s.j.hannahsdurham.ac.uk>
Subject: 18th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

	
18th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 
Short Title: CGSW 18
	
Date: 18-SEP-03 - 20-SEP-03
Location: Durham, United Kingdom
Contact: Anders Holmberg
Contact Email: anders.holmbergdurham.ac.uk 
	
Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax
Subject Language Family: Germanic
		
Meeting Description:
	
Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 18
at St John's College, University of Durham
September 18-20, 2003
	
Organized by the School of Linguistics and Language, University of
Durham, with support from the LAGB.
	
PROGRAM
Thursday 18 September:
17.00-19.00 REGISTRATION AND RECEPTION
19.00-20.00 Invited speaker: Ian Roberts (Cambridge): The EPP and word
order change in Middle English (with Theresa Biberauer)
20.00-21.00 Invited speaker: Halld�r �. Sigur�sson (Lund): TBA
	
Friday 19 September
9.00-10.00 Invited speaker: Susi Wurmbrand (McGill): TBA
10.00-10.40 Marjo van Koppen (Leiden/Meertens Institute): First
conjunct agreement in Frisian, Dutch and the dialects of Dutch.
10.40-11.20 John R. te Velde (Oklahoma State University): Phase theory
and conjoined V-2 structures in German and Dutch.
	
11.20-11.40 COFFEE BREAK
	
11.40-12.20 Sabine Mohr (Stuttgart): Dutch er revisited.
12.20-13.00 Jaume Mateu (Barcelona): Argument structure and auxiliary
selection in Germanic and Romance.
	
13.00-14.00 LUNCH
	
14.00-14.40 Maire Noonan (York, Canada): Shadow prepositions in
German.
14.40-15.20 Vera Lee-Schoenfeld (UC Santa Cruz): German possessor
datives: Raised and affected.
	
15.20-15.40 COFFEE BREAK
	
15.40-16.20 Peter Ackema (Nijmegen) & Ad Neeleman (UCL): Agreement
checking at PF.
16.20-17.00 Jan-Wouter Zwart (Groningen): Agreement as sisterhood.
	
18.00 DINNER.
	
20.00-21.00 Invited speaker: Peter Svenonius (Troms�): IGLO
(Intercomprehension of Germanic Languages Online) as a research tool.
	
Saturday 20 September
	
9.00-10.00 Invited speaker: Manuela Sch�nenberger
(Konstanz/Stuttgart): The adult grammar taught by children.
10.00-10.40 Shoichi Takahashi (MIT): Pseudogapping -- The view from
Scandinavian languages.
10.40-11.20 Jeroen van Craenenbroeck (ULCL/Leiden): Pseudosluicing in
Dutch dialects.
	
11.20-11.40 COFFEE BREAK
	
11.40-12.20 Jarich Hoekstra (Christian Albrechts University, Kiel):
Causal what-questions and the light verb do in Frisian.
12.20-13.00 Henk van Riemsdijk (Tilburg): The silence of the verbs.
	
13.00-14.00 LUNCH
	
14.00-14.40 Silke Fischer (Stuttgart): Matrix unloaded: Binding in a
local derivational approach.
14.40-15.20 Marcel den Dikken (CUNY): When particles won't part.
	
15.20-15.40 COFFEE BREAK
	
15.40-16.20 Susan Pintzuk (York, UK): Quantified and non-quantified
objects in Old English: Problems for a universal base account.
16.20-17.00 Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Institute): Generalized
focus-particle doubling.
	
Alternate papers:
Marit Julien (Troms�): Prenominal and postnominal possessors in
Scandinavian.
Shin-Sook Kim (Frankfurt): The role of FinP in copular sentences.
	
For information about registration, how to get there, abstracts, etc.,
please consult http://www.dur.ac.uk/durham.linguist/
	
Anders Holmberg
anders.holmbergdurham.ac.uk
	
	
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