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Confs: Language Acquisition/Amsterdam, Netherlands

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  1. b.hollebrandse, Modular Interaction in Acquisition

Message 1: Modular Interaction in Acquisition

Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 05:53:04 +0000
From: b.hollebrandse <>
Subject: Modular Interaction in Acquisition

Modular Interaction in Acquisition 
Date: 24-Oct-2003 - 25-Oct-2003
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contact: Petra Bos
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Language Acquisition 

Meeting Description:
This workshop is part of the NWO-program ''Interfaces Issues in L1 and
L2 Acquisition''. Members of the NWO-program ''Interfaces Issues in L1
and L2 Acquisition'' will organize a workshop on October 23 and 24,
2003, at the Free University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Program of
the workshop Modular Interaction in Acquisition, Vrije Universiteit

Thursday 23 October (VU, BelleVue building, room OH-19)

9.30 - 10.00	Coffee & tea / Registration

Morning session (chair: Peter Coopmans)

10.00 - 11.00	Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts)
L1/L2 acquisition and the interface problem

11.00 - 11.45	Peter Jordens (Free University Amsterdam)
Driving forces in the acquisition of verb-second

11.45 - 12.30 	Bill Philip (Utrecht University)
Extreme Delay in the Acquisition of a Syntax-Semantic Interface Rule:
The Case of the Obligatorily Specific Dutch Indefinite

12.30 - 14.00	Lunch at the Free University

Afternoon session (chair: Peter Jordens)

14.00 - 14.45	Petra Bos (Free University Amsterdam)
		Near-nativeness among Moroccan adolescents in the
		Netherlands and France

14.45 - 15.30 Petra Sleeman (University of Amsterdam / Utrecht
University) Guided learners of French and the acquisition of topic
marking constructions

15.30 - 16.00	Coffee & tea

16.00 - 16.45 Sharon Unsworth (Utrecht University) On the acquisition
of an interface phenomenon: Child L2 and adult L2 compared

16.45 ' 17.45	C�cile de Cat (York University)
		On early discourse competence and its possible
		consequences for the architecture of grammar

Friday 24 October (VU, BelleVue building, room H-019)

9.30 - 10.00	Coffee & tea

Morning session (chair: Roeland van Hout)

10.00 - 11.00	Natascha M�ller (University of Hamburg)
That-t-phenomena and verb movement to the left periphery: Evidence for
cross-linguistic influence in bilingual (German-French /
German-Italian) children

11.00-11.45 Aafke Hulk (University of Amsterdam) and Leonie Cornips
		(Meertens Institute)
		The boundaries between child L2 and (2)L1: DO-support
		in child Dutch

11.45-12.30 Petra Hendriks (Groningen University), Helen de Hoop
(University of Nijmegen) & Irene Kr�mer (University of Nijmegen)
Cross-modular constraint interaction in interpretation

12.30 - 14.00	Lunch at the Free University

Afternoon session (chair: Ger de Haan)

14.00 - 14.45 Peter Coopmans (Utrecht University) Dissolving a Dutch
delay in the acquisition of syntactic and logophoric reflexives

14.45 - 15.30	Bart Hollebrandse (Groningen University)
		Topichood and quantification in L1 Dutch

15.30 - 16.00	Coffee & tea

16.00 - 16.45	Sergey Avrutin (Utrecht University)
		How competition between different systems may result
		in optional omissions of functional categories

16.45 ' 17.45	Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)
Residual optionality at the syntax-pragmatics interface in L2 advanced

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