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        1.    Federico Damonte, 34th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa

Message 1: 34th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Date: 27-Jan-2008
From: Federico Damonte <federico.damonte.1unipd.it>
Subject: 34th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
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34th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Short Title: IGG 34

Date: 21-Feb-2008 - 23-Feb-2008
Location: Padova, Italy
Contact: Cecilia Poletto
Contact Email: conference.igg34unipd.it
Meeting URL: http://www.maldura.unipd.it/igg34

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 34th 'Incontro di Grammatica Generativa' will be organized by the
University of Padova (Department of Linguistics, Communication and
Performing Arts, via Beato Pellegrino 1) and will take place on February 21
- 23, 2008. The conference venue is: Palazzo del Bo, via 8 febbraio, 2-
Aula Nievo (Cortile Antico).

XXXIV Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Padova, 21- 23 February 2008

Thursday 21 February

Opening greetings

Invited speaker: Henk van Riemsdijk (Tilburg University)
Title to be announced

Francesco Costantini (University of Venice)
On tense mismatch and a Theory of Sequence of Tenses

L.M.Tovena, A.Kihm (Université Paris VII),
Phases in event internal plurality

Coffee break

Daniela Isac, Allison Kirk (Concordia University, Montreal)
The split DP hypothesis: evidence from Ancient Greek

Antonietta Bisetto, Francesco Barbieri (University of Bologna)
The formation of exocentric compounds

Roberta Tedeschi (Utrecht University)
The influence of discourse cues on children's choice of referring
expressions: Data from Early Italian

Avel·lina Suñer, Joan Rafel (Universitat de Girona)
Hyperbolic comparatives and Left-periphery

Friday 22 February

Invited speaker: Adriana Belletti (University of Siena)
Properties of the edge of the (small) clause

Federica Cognola (University of Padova)
OV/VO syntax in Mòcheno main declarative clauses

Coffee break

Jacopo Garzonio (University of Padova)
A case of incomplete Jespersen's Cycle in Romance

Vincenzo Moscati (University of Siena) and Andrea Gualmini
(Utrecht University)
Negation and Modality in Child Italian

Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS), Myriam Uribe Etxebarria (University of
the Basque Country)
The syntax-semantics interface of focus in negative sentences

Lunch break

Invited speaker: Andrea Calabrese (University of Connecticut)
Perception, production and acoustic inputs in loanword phonology

Luigia Garrapa (C.R.I.L., Università del Salento and University of
L'applicazione dell'elisione vocalica ai pronomi nell'italiano
parlato e l'interazione tra morfologia, fonologia e frequenza

Giuliano Bocci (University of Siena) and Cinzia Avesani (ISTC-
CNR, Padova)
Deaccent Given or Define Focus? Where Italian doesn't sound like

Coffee break

Poster Session

Eva-Maria Remberger (University of Konstanz) and Silvio Cruschina
(University of Cambridge)
Hearsay and reported speech: Evidentiality in Romance

William Haddican (University of York)
On theme passivisation in British double object construction

Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)
Argument-structure alternations fall out from the theory of

Business Meeting

Social Dinner

Saturday 23 February

Øystein Vangsnes (University of Tromsø)
On peripheral doubling in Scandinavian

Gabriela Soare (University of Geneva)
Japanese Wh- phrases in the Cartographic Approach

Vidal Valmala Elguea (University of the Basque Country)
Why to Float?

Coffee break

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin and Ion Giurgea (LLF-CNRS and
Université Paris 7)
Possessives and Feature Uniqueness

Mélanie Jouitteau (LLF-CNRS) and Milan Rezac (University of
Different stages from mihi est to have across Breton dialects

Invited speaker: Guglielmo Cinque (University of Venice)
The prenominal origin of relative clauses

Alternate speaker:

Lena Baunaz and Genoveva Puskas (University of Geneva)
When wh-phrases get peeled off: the case of French and Hungarian

Poster Session:

Michele Vincent, Andrew Radford (University of Essex)
Arguing against obligatory feature inheritance: evidence from French transitive
participle agreement

Lena Baunaz (University of Geneva)
Negation, N-words and floating quantification: the case of French

Andrea Gualmini, Luisa Meroni, Arjen Zondervan (Utrecht University)
Two Cheers for the Question under Discussion: Ambiguity Resolution and
Implicature Computation in Adults

Andrea Cattaneo (New York University)
Concealed modality: The case of Bellinzonese,Italian, and English

Olga Borik (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and Maarten Janssen (ILTEC, Lisboa)
Unbounded Telicity

Elisa Franchi (University of Venice)
The acquisition of the Essere/Stare/Avere contrast: Converging data from normal
acquisition & from logogenia

Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge) and Roberta D'Alessandro (Leiden
Signalling (non-) defectivity: Raddoppiamento fonosintattico in Abruzzese

Mancini, S*., Postiglione, F°., Laudanna, A°., (* University of Siena, °
University of Salerno)
The Cognitive Salience of Person in Parsing Subject-Verb Agreement in Italian:
Evidence from a Self-Paced Reading Study

Yasuyuki Fukutomi (Fukushima University)
Ka-doo-ka as a complex wh-phrase

Lena Baunaz and Genoveva Puskas (University of Geneva)
When wh-phrases get peeled off: the case of French and Hungarian

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