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Message 1: 19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 14:54:14 -0500 (EST)
From: ctortora <ctortoragc.cuny.edu>
Subject: 19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop


19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 
Short Title: CGSW19 

Date: 03-Jun-2004 - 05-Jun-2004
Location: New York, NY, United States of America
Contact: Marcel den Dikken
Contact Email: cgsw19gc.cuny.edu 
Meeting URL:
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/linguistics/events/CGSW19/index.html

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 
Subject Language: Dutch, English

Meeting Description:

19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Invited Speakers: Hans Bennis (P.J. Meertens Institute, Royal
Netherlands Academy of Sciences), Alison Henry (University of Ulster
at Jordanstown). 

19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 
CUNY Graduate Center, New York -- 3-5 June 2004 
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Thursday, 3 June 2004 
4:15-6:30 
Reception and registration 
6:45 
Opening remarks 
7:00-8:00 
Keynote address 1 
Hans Bennis (P.J. Meertens Institute, Amsterdam) 

Friday, 4 June 2004 
9:00-9:30 
Coffee and registration 
9:30-10:10 
Jan-Wouter Zwart (Groningen), On Verb-Second as edge alignment 
10:10-10:50 
Ute Bohnacker (Lund), Is V2 really that hard to acquire for second
language learners? On current universalist claims and their
theoretical underpinnings
10:50-11:10 
Break 
11:10-11:50 
Josef Bayer, Tanja Schmid & Markus Bader (Konstanz), Clause union and
clausal position
11:50-12:30 
Eric Stenshoel (CUNY), Are all particles created equal? 
12:30-2:00 
Lunch 
2:00-2:40 
Marit Julien (Vestfold), Possessor licensing, agreement, and Case 
2:40-3:20 
Dorian Roehrs (Indiana), Strong pronouns are determiners after all 
3:20-4:00 
Thomas Leu (NYU), What for properties are odd? 
4:00-4:20 
Break 
4:20-5:00 
Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn), On Phi: Agreement, Case and licensing 
5:00-5:40 
M. Siobh�n Cottell & Alison Henry (Ulster), Transitive expletives,
quantifier stranding and subject positions in an English dialect
5:40-6:00 
Break 
6:00-7:00 
Keynote address 2 
Alison Henry (University of Ulster at Jordanstown) 

Saturday, 5 June 2004 
10:10-10:50 
Marc Richards & Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge), Explaining Expl 
10:50-11:30 
Josef Bayer & Ellen Brandner (Konstanz), Light noun raising in
Alemannic and Bavarian infinitives
11:30-12:10 
Lisa Levinson (NYU), HAVE minus BE equals P 
12:10-1:40 
Lunch 
1:40-2:20 
Ans van Kemenade (Nijmegen), Synchronic and diachronic variation in
early English clause structure
2:20-3:00 
Erik Magnusson (G�teborg), The loss of referential pro in Swedish 
3:00-3:20 
Break 
3:20-4:00 
Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (Brussels), Simple tense 
4:00-4:40 
Marika Lekakou (UCL), Middle formation without imperfective aspect and
the role of 'sich'

ALTERNATE PAPERS 
Hans Broekhuis (Tilburg), Object Shift and Subject Shift 
Vera Lee-Schoenfeld (Santa Cruz), Binding, possessor datives, and the 
typology of clause size 
Helmut Wei� (Konstanz), Complementizer agreement in Continental West
Germanic

DETAILS about the conference are available on the CGSW19 website:
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/lingu/events/CGSW19/index.html
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