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LINGUIST List 17.2610

Thu Sep 14 2006

Confs: Pragmatics,Semantics,Syntax,Typology/Netherlands

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        1.    Marina Dyakonova, DP-Internal Information Structure: Topic, Focus and Other Illocutionary Forces


Message 1: DP-Internal Information Structure: Topic, Focus and Other Illocutionary Forces
Date: 13-Sep-2006
From: Marina Dyakonova <M.Dyakonovauva.nl>
Subject: DP-Internal Information Structure: Topic, Focus and Other Illocutionary Forces


DP-Internal Information Structure: Topic, Focus and Other Illocutionary Forces

Date: 17-Nov-2006 - 18-Nov-2006
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Contact: Enoch Aboh
Contact Email: e.o.abohuva.nl
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/~Marjo.vanKoppen/personal/ISDP/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Meeting Description:

The aim of this workshop is to bring together specialists from different
linguistic fields (syntax, semantics/pragmatics and typology) working on
information structure and DP structure. By doing so, we hope to get a better
understanding of how information structure relates to or affects the DP structure.

Friday, November 17th
9:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee

Session 1: DP-internal information structure and the architecture of the DP

10:00 - 11:00 Invited speaker: Liliane Haegeman (Université de Charles de
Gaulle, Lille 3) Doubling in the West Flemish DP

11:00 - 11:20 Break

11:20 - 12:00 Oystein Vangsnes (University of Tromso) On wh-determination
across Scandinavian dialects

12:00 - 12:40 Vieri Samek-Lodovici (University College London)
DP-final Contrastive Focus in Italian

12:40 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 2: Syntax-Semantics interface

14:00 - 14:40 Carla Umbach (Institute of Cognitive Science, University of
Osnabrück)

Accented determiners in German Noun Phrases

14:40 - 15:20 Petra Sleeman (University of Amsterdam)
Focus and licensing of non-modal infinitival subject
relatives

15:20 - 16:00 Jocelyn Ballantyne (University of Utrecht)
D, DP form and discourse accessibility

16:00 - 16:20 Break

16:20 - 17:20 Invited speaker: Kriszta Szendroi (University College
London) title to be announced

Saturday, November 18th

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee

Session 1: Macrovariation

10:00 - 11:00 Invited speaker: Frans Plank (University of Konstanz)
title to be announced

11:00 - 11:20 Break

11:20 - 12:00 Probal Dasgupta (University of Hyderabad) & Rajat Ghosh
(Majan University College)DP-Internal and DP-External
Distribution of Topic Information in Bangla and Asamiya

12:00 - 12:40 Juvénal Ndayiragije (University of Toronto)On ADJ
Linearization in Kirundi and Fongbe

12:40 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 2: DP/CP parallellism

14:00 - 14:40 Christopher Laenzlinger (University of Geneva)
Crosslinguistic evidence for DP-internal movement

14:40 - 15:20 Kirsten Gengel (University of Stuttgart) & Anna McNay
(University of Oxford)Information Structure at the Phase
Level: Ellipsis in DP

15:20 - 16:00 Anna Bartra & Xavier Villalba (Universitat Autònoma de
Barcelona)Information Structure and Exclamative Force in
Spanish DP

16:00 - 16:20 Break

16:20 - 17:20 Invited speaker: Guglielmo Cinque (University of Venice)
title to be announced

Alternates
1. Ana Maria Brito (Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto),
European Portuguese possessives and focus
2. Xavier Villalba (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
The topic-focus articulation and (non)spurious articles in Germanic and Romance
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