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LINGUIST List 17.172

Wed Jan 18 2006

Confs: Germanic/Syntax/Tromsø, Norway

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Message 1: Workshop on Inversion and Verb Movement
Date: 17-Jan-2006
From: Øystein Vangsnes < hum.uit.no">oystein.vangsnes hum.uit.no>
Subject: Workshop on Inversion and Verb Movement



Workshop on Inversion and Verb Movement

Date: 30-Jan-2006 - 31-Jan-2006
Location: Tromsø, Norway
Contact: Øystein Vangsnes
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://uit.no/castl/V2workshop/

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Meeting Description:

On Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 January a workshop on 'Inversion and Verb Movement' will be held at the University of Tromsø.

The workshop is jointly organized by CASTL (http://uit.no/castl) and NORMS (Nordic Center of Excellence in Microcomparative Syntax)(http://norms.uit.no/).

The program for the workshop can be viewed below, and further information (including abstracts) can be found at http://uit.no/castl/V2workshop/

The workshop is open and free to all interested, but for the sake of activity reports we would like you to register as a participant if you want to attend the workshop. Please register online at http://uit.no/castl/V2workshop/7.

Monday 30 January,
Auditorium E0.101:

09.00 - 10.30 Jan-Wouter Zwart, Groningen, invited speaker:
''The morphosyntax of verb movement revisited''

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee

10.45 - 11.45 Kristine Bentzen, CASTL, & Marit R. Westergaard, NORMS/CASTL:
''The word order of embedded clauses in Norwegian child language''

11.45 - 12.45 Lunch

12.45 - 13.45 Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson, NORMS/CASTL:
''Speculations on the interaction of V-to-I and embedded V2''

13.45 - 14.45 Kristine Bentzen, CASTL:
''Verb placement in embedded clauses in Norwegian dialects''

14.45 - 15.00 Coffee

15.00 - 16.00 Christine Bjerkan Østbø, CASTL:
''The function word så and Norwegian CP syntax''


Tuesday 31 January,
Auditorium E0.101:

09.00 - 10.30 Thórhallur Eythórsson, Iceland/NORMS, invited speaker:
''The V2 conspiracy revisited''

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee

10.45 - 11.45 Øystein A. Vangsnes, NORMS/CASTL:
''Microparameters for Norwegian wh-grammars''

11.45 - 12.45 Lunch

12.45 - 13.45 Marit R. Westergaard, NORMS/CASTL:
''Triggering V2: On the frequency of the input cue and possible consequences for language change''

13.45 - 15.15 Øystein Nilsen, Utrecht/NORMS/CASTL, invited speaker:
''What for and V2''

15.15 - 16.00 Coffee and concluding discussion




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