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Mon Jul 07 2008

Confs: Language Acquisition/UK

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Message 1: Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages
Date: 07-Jul-2008
From: Laura Dominguez <ldosoton.ac.uk>
Subject: Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages
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Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages
Short Title: The Romance Turn 3

Date: 18-Sep-2008 - 20-Sep-2008
Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Contact: Laura Dominguez
Contact Email: ldosoton.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.romanceturn3.soton.ac.uk/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

The Third Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages (Romance Turn 3) will
take place at the University of Southampton (UK) from 18 to 20 September 2008.
The workshop intends to gather people working on the acquisition of Romance
languages from a generative perspective.

The Romance Turn 3, 18-20 September 2008
Location: Murray Building Lecture Theatre, Highfield Campus, University of
Southampton

Registration:

We are pleased to announce that registration for the Romance Turn 3 is now open.
In order to take advantage of the early registration rates please complete your
registration by 1 August 2008.

Programme:

Thursday September 18

08:45-9.00
Registration

9.00-9.15
Welcome by Prof. Clare Mar-Molinero, Head of Modern Languages

9.15-10.15
Invited speaker Antonella Sorace (The University of Edinburgh)
Anaphora Resolution in Italian and Spanish: Microvariation, Development, and
Theoretical Implications

10.15-10.55
Maja Milicevic
The Role of the L1 in the Acquisition of 'Light' and 'Heavy' Reflexives and
Reciprocals in L2 Italian

10.55-11.35
Sergio Baauw and Shalom Zuckerman
Principle B Delays as a Processing Problem: Evidence from Task Effects

11.35-11:50
Coffee break

11.50-12.30
Glyn Morrill and Anna Gavarró
Type-Logical Complexity of Catalan Word Order and L1 Performance

12.30-13.10
João Costa and Ana Lúcia Santos
What Evidence Is There for Early Acquisition of V-to-I in European Portuguese?

13.10-14.15
Lunch

14.15-14.55
Jessica Cancila and Borbala Samu
Second Language Acquisition of Italian Clitics Pronouns

14.55-15.35
Maria J. Arche and Laura Dominguez
Knowledge of Syntax and Morphology in the Acquisition of L2 Spanish Clitics: A
Crossectional Study

15.35-16.15
Susana Perales and Juana Liceras
Universals in the Development of Non-Native Spanish Object Pronouns

16.15-16:30
Coffee break

16:30-17.10
Maria Teresa Guasti, Fabrizio Arosio and Chiara Branchini
Interface Effects and the Production of Subject and Object Wh-Questions in Early
Italian

17.10-17.50
Maureen Scheidnes, Sandrine Ferré, Martin Haiden, Philippe Prévost, and Laurie
Tuller
Acquisition of Wh-Questions in French: L2 Children and L1 Children with SLI

17.50-18:30
Anamaria Bentea
Multiple Wh-Questions in Child Language. A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

18:30
Wine reception hosted by CALR and a toast in honour of Celia Jakubowicz.

Friday September 19

9.15-10.15
Invited speaker Aafke Hulk (University of Amsterdam)
How Vulnerable Is Gender? (work co-authored with Elisabeth van der Linden)

10.15-10.55
Ida Ferrari and Simona Matteini
Effects of DP Positions on the Residual Omission of Determiners in Italian L1

10.55-11.35
Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes, Michael Iverson and Jason Rothman
Non-Convergence at Advanced Levels, Learnability and the Preemption Problem in
L2 Semantics: DP and Bare Nominal Interpretations in L2 Portuguese

11.35-11:50
Coffee break

11.50-12.30
Sandrine Ferre
Strategies of Avoidance in (A)typical Development of French

12.30-13.10
Jennifer Cabrelli
The Phonological Permeability Hypothesis: How L3 Development Informs L2
Phonological Debates

13.10-14.15
Lunch

14.15-14.55
Tihana Kra?
The Lexicon-Syntax Interface in Near-Native Grammars of Italian

14.55-15.35
Elena Valenzuela, Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, Alma Ramirez, Ana Faure and Ewelina
Barski
Gender and Diminutives in L2 Spanish

15.35-16.15
Karina Veronica Molsing
On the L2 Acquisition of the Overt Pronoun Constraint in Brazilian Portuguese

16.15-16:30
Coffee break

16:30-17.10
Acrisio Pires and Jason Rothman
Building Bridges: Evaluating Theories of Syntactic Change on the Basis of
Experimental L1 Acquisition Data

17.10-17.50
Linda Escobar and Vicent Torrens
Acquisition of Telicity: The case of Spanish Operator Clitics

17.50-18:30
Monica-Alexandrina Irimia
Coping with Uncertainty

19:30
Conference BBQ
Staff Social Centre Terrace Restaurant.

Saturday September 20

9.15-10.15
Invited speaker John Grinstead (The Ohio State University)
The Acquisition of Spanish Existential Quantifiers and the Semantics-Pragmatics
Interface

10.15-10.55
Larisa Avram and Martine Coene
Early Subjects In a Null Subject Language

10.55-11.35
Ludovica Serratrice
The Role of Priming In the Use of Null and Overt Subject Pronouns in Italian

11.35-11:50
Coffee break

11.50-12.30
Vivienne Rogers
Adverb Placement in English L2 Learners of French

12.30-13.10
Marcela Cazzoli-Goeta, Martha Young-Scholten and Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes
Investigating UK Spanish Variety: Implications for Heritage Speaker Acquisition

For fees and registration details please visit the workshop's website:
http://www.romanceturn3.soton.ac.uk/
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