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Fri Nov 24 2006

Confs: Romance Lang/General Ling/Brasil

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        1.    Francisco Ordóñez, Romania Nova 2


Message 1: Romania Nova 2
Date: 16-Nov-2006
From: Francisco Ordóñez <fordoneznotes.cc.sunysb.edu>
Subject: Romania Nova 2



Romania Nova 2

Date: 20-Nov-2006 - 24-Nov-2006
Location: Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Contact: Francisco Ordóñez
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.unicamp.br/iel/romanianova/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Romance

Meeting Description:

The commission of ¨Romania Nova¨, ALFAL invites papers to its second
workshop to be held in Universidade Federal de Alagoas in the V Econtro
Nacional de Língua Falada e Escrita. The research comission of Romania
nova is interested in promoting and creating a space for comparative studies of the Romance languages spoken in the Americas. The areas of discussion can be phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics and historical linguistics. The abstracts are invited for 30 minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion).
For more information consult our web site at

http://www.unicamp.br/iel/romanianova/

Workshop Romania Nova II

V ELFE (Encontro Nacional de Língua Falada e Escrita)

Universidade Federal de Alagoas/ Maceió,Brazil

November 21. Tuesday. Hotel Maceió Mar, Room 6.

10:30 to 11:00

Syntactic derivations and the interpretation of Bare Nouns- European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese
Fátima de Oliveira (Universidade do Porto)
Inês Duarte (U. de Lisboa)
Matilde Miguel (U. de Lisboa)
Anabela Gonçalves (U. de Lisboa)
Maria João Freitas (U. de Lisboa)

11:00 to 11:30

Demonstrative systems in Spanish and in Romance: some remarks on diachronic and dialectal variation
Francesc Roca (Universitat de Girona)

11:30 to 12:00

Remarks on Genitive Phrases in Brazilian and European Portuguese
Juanito Avelar (UNICAMP)

12:00 to 14:00

Lunch

14:00 to 14:30

Event Structure of Simple Nouns and Denominal Verbs in Spanish
Gabriela Resnik (U. Nacional de General Sarmiento)

14:30 to 15:00
Word order in wh-questions in Brazilian Portuguese and Caribbean Spanish
Mary Kato (UNICAMP)
Francisco Ordoñez (SUNY)

15:00 to 15:30
Grammaticalization and epistemicity markers in Argentinian Spanish
Ángela Di Tullio (Un. Nacional del Comahue)
Laura Kornfeld (U. N. de General Sarmiento/ UBA/CONICET)

15:30 to 16:00

General Discussion

November 22. Wednesday. Hotel Maceió Mar 6.

10:30 to 11:00

Athematic Participles in Brazilian Portuguese: A Syncretism in the Making
Paulo Chagas de Souza (USP)

11:00 to 11:30

What happens to bare nouns in Brazilian Portuguese? Hypothesis to discuss
Noun Phrases in Portuguese and Tupi languages
Suzi Oliveira de Lima (USP)
Thiago Coutinho-Silva (USP)

11:30 to 14:00

Lunch

14:00 to 14:30

Event nominalization suffixes: blocking effects or vocabulary items competition?
Ana Paula Scher (USP)

14:30 to 15:00
Complex predicates with light verbs and deverbal nominalizations in European
and Brazilian Portuguese
Inês Duarte (U. of Lisbon)
Matilde Miguel (U. of Lisbon)
Anabela Gonçalves (U. of Lisbon)

15:00 to 15:30
Morphosyntactic and lexical-semantic properties of re- in Argentinian Spanish
Laura Kornfeld (Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento)
Inés Kuguel (Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento)

15:30 to 16:00

General Discussion

November 23. Thursday. Hotel Maceió Mar 6.

10:30 to 11:00

(Hyper)-Raising in Brazilian Portuguese: the role of minimality and inherent case
Jairo Nunes (USP)

11:00 to 11:30

Searching for cues to the trigger of dative case
Marilza de Oliveira (USP)

11:30 to 12:00

Impersonal nominative se and number agreement in Spanish dialects in Latin America
Francisco Ordoñez (SUNY)
Esthela Trevino (UAM)

12:00 to 14:00

Lunch

14:00 to 14:30

Accusative Case, Subject Agreement:the Latin American Spanish existential
construction with haber
Andrés Saab(UniversidadNacional del Comahue, CONICET)

14:30 to 15:00

On the licencing of ellipsis in Brazilian Portuguese and American Spanish
Sonia Cyrino (UNICAMP)

15:00 to 15:30
There Are Two Sources of IP-Deletion as in Brazilian Portuguese. Only one
allows P-stranding
Andrew Nevins (Harvard)
Cilene Rodrigues (UNICAMP)

15:30 to 16:00

General Discussion


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