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Fri Mar 14 2008

Confs: Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Portugal

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Message 1: 18th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Date: 14-Mar-2008
From: Anabela Gonçalves <anajopnetcabo.pt>
Subject: 18th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
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18th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Short Title: 18 CGG

Date: 17-Apr-2008 - 19-Apr-2008
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Gabriela Matos
Contact Email: 18CGGfl.ul.pt
Meeting URL: http://www.fl.ul.pt/18CGG

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Colloquium on Generative Grammar (CGG) is one of the main conferences on
this topic held in Europe. It is the best conference on linguistics organized
yearly in the Iberian Peninsula.

This Colloquium constitutes a crucial point of reference for people working
on linguistics, in particular, on generative grammar, but also on related
fields. The interest raised goes beyond its original geographical area, the
Southern Europe, and attracts researchers from different parts of the
world, e.g., from other regions of Europe, from America and Asia. The set
of the participants of the CGG includes senior linguists, recognized
specialists on different domains of grammar, as well as young linguists,
students of Post Graduation programs or researchers that have obtained
their PhD recently and start their professional career. From a scientific
point of view, the works presented at the conference cover all the
components of grammar (syntax, morphology, phonology and semantics) and pay
special attention to the most recent theoretical formulations within the
generative framework.

The XVIIIth Colloquium on Generative Grammar will be held at the Faculdade
de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, from 17th to 19th April, 2008.

Program

Thursday, April 17

8:30 - 9:15
Registration

9:15 - 9:30
Opening session

9:30 - 10:30
Invited speaker: Jairo Nunes (Universidade de São Paulo)

10:30 - 11:10
Ángel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) & Juan Uriagereka (University
of Maryland): ''Freezing effects''

11:10 - 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 - 12:10
Joana Rosselló (University of Barcelona): ''Some arguments against some
prevalent ideas on specificational sentences''

12:10 - 12:50
Kaori Takamine (University of Tromsø): ''Resultative predicates in Japanese''

12:50 - 13:30
Koji Kawahara (University of York): ''A direct interpretation of phrasal
comparatives and quantificational interference''

Lunch

15:00 - 15:40
Marika Lekakou (Meertens Institute) & Kriszta Szendr?i (UCL): ''Determiner
spreading without a focus phrase''

15:40 - 16:20
Xavier Villalba (Centre de Lingüística Teòrica, Universitat Autònoma de
Barcelona): ''The focus-background articulation''

16:20 - 17:00
Poster session:

Anne Breitbarth (University of Cambridge) & Liliane Haegeman (University of
Lille): ''Not continuity, but change: Stable stage II in Jespersen's cycle''

Ángel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): ''Phase-level minimality:
Evidence from Spanish''

Matsuya (Takachiho University) & Kamiya (Hamilton College): ''SPEC-head
agreement or AGREE? Case in point in Japanese NPIs''

Federico Damonte (University of Padova): ''The interpretation of the applied
object in Bantu languages: A syntactic and comparative approach''

Jonathan MacDonald (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): ''Verb orientation and P
incorporation''

Lobke Aelbrecht (H.U.Brussel/CRISSP): ''Modal complement ellipsis and deletion
in narrow syntax''

Yi-An Lin (University of Cambridge): ''The informational structure of nominal
phrases and the DP-internal phrasal movement in Burginese''

Sílvio Cruschina & Eva Remberger (University of Cambridge): ''Hearsay and
reported speech: Evidentiality in Romance''

17:00 - 17:20
Coffee break

17:20 - 18:00
Susanne Lohrmann (University of Stuttgart): ''The interaction between adjectival
inflection and definiteness in Scandinavian DPs''

18:00 - 18:40

Roberta D'Alessandro (University of Leiden): ''The syntax of semantic agreement''

Alternates
Nélia Alexandre (Univ. de Lisboa): ''On the Status of wh-chains with a spell-out
foot''

Ricardo Etxeparre & Myriam Uribe Etxebarria (CNRS & Univ. of the Basque
Country): ''Word order and focus construals''

Tjerk Hagemeijer (Univ. de Lisboa): ''Double-headed negation in Santome''


Friday, April 18

9:00 - 9:40
Carlo Cecchetto & Caterina Donati (University of Milan-Biccoca & University of
Urbino): ''Towards a HEAD raising analysis of relative clauses''

9:40 - 10:20
Volker Struckmeier (University of Cologne): ''Against raising analyses and
'reduced relatives': Attributive agreement as a phase head''

10:20 - 11:00
Naoyuki Yamato (University of Tromsø/CASTL): ''The restriction on remnant
movement and the structure of relative clauses in Japanese''

11:00 -11:20
Coffee break

11:20 - 12:00
Martin Hackl & Jorie Koster-Moeller (Pomona College): ''D-raising in restrictive
relative clauses''

12:00 - 12:40
Lara Reglero (Florida State University): ''Adjacency effects in Spanish
wh-questions''

12:40 - 13:20
Fatima Hamlaoui & Eric Mathieu (University of Ottawa): ''On the role of
phonology and discourse in French wh-questions''

Lunch

15:00 - 15:40
Antonio Fabregas (CASTL-University of Tromsø) & Isabel Pérez (Proyecto NGRALE,
Real Academia Española): ''Gender copying and post-syntactic operations in
morphology''

15:40 - 16:20
Sawada Tsuyoshi (University of Connecticut): ''Selectional restriction and
blocking of pleonastic morphemes''

16:20 - 17:00
Poster session:

Reineke Bok-Bennema (CLCG, University of Groningen), ''Restructuring verbs,
L-positions and phases in Spanish''

Sonia Cyrino (Universidade de Campinas), ''On the lack of complex predicate
formation in Brazilian Portuguese''

Monica Irimia (University of Toronto), ''Types of secondary predication''

Ricard Viñas de Puig (Purdue University, Linguistics Program), ''Agentivity and
experience verbs in Catalan and Mayangna and the roles of little v''


Petra Sleeman (University of Amsterdam), ''Deverbal categories and the split vP
hypothesis''

João Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) & Ana Lúcia Santos (Universidade de
Lisboa), ''What evidence is there for early acquisition of V-to-I in EP?''

Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes (Plymouth University), Tiffany Judy (University of Iowa)
& Jason Rothman (University of Iowa), ''On L2 (non-)convergence: Evidence from
the L2 Spanish DP''

Elisa Bennati & Elisa Di Domenico (University of Siena), ''Individual and task
related differences in the L2 acquisition of English 's genitive constructions''

17:00 -17:20
Coffee break

17:20
Business meeting

Alternates
Nélia Alexandre (Univ. de Lisboa): ''On the Status of wh-chains with a spell-out
foot''

Ricardo Etxeparre & Myriam Uribe Etxebarria (CNRS & Univ. of the Basque
Country): ''Word order and focus construals''

Tjerk Hagemeijer (Univ. de Lisboa): ''Double-headed negation in Santome''


Saturday, April 19

9:00 - 9:40
Virginia Hill (University of New Brunswick): ''The structure DPs in forms of
address''

9:40 - 10:20
Kirsten Gengel (University of Stuttgart): ''Local dislocation in the
distribution of French adjectives''

10:20 - 11:00
Aya Meltzer (University of Tel Aviv): ''The subject of adjectives''

11:00 - 11:20
Coffee break

11:20 - 12:00
Masanori Nakamura (Senshu University): ''Cyclic linearization and null operator
movement''

12:00 - 12: 40
Bill Haddican, Hidekazu Tanaka & George Tsoulas (University of York): ''Finite
clause pied piping in English''

12:40 - 13:20
Frank Drijkoningen (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics - OTS): ''Locative
inversion revisited''

Lunch

15:00 - 15:40
Qg-peng Luo (Peking University & Utrecht University): ''Scalarity,
arbitrariness, variation and the paradigm of polarity sensitivity''

15:40 - 16:20
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (LLF-CNRS & Université Paris 7) & Ion Giurgea (Université
Paris 7 & LLF-CNRS) : ''Possessives and feature uniqueness talk:LE''

16:20 - 17:00
Poster session

Hans Obenauer (UMR 7023 SFL, CNRS - Univ. Paris 8), ''Special Interrogatives,
dialectal variation and the left periphery''

Federico Damonte & Jacopo Garzonio (University of Padova), ''Non-standard
questions and interrogative particles in some Italian dialects''

Yasuyuki Fukutomi (Fukushima University), ''The internal structure of Japanese
wh- phrases''

Hideaki Yamashita (Yokohama National University), ''On economizing the Theory of
Scrambling in Japanese''

Vidal Valmada (UPV-EHU), ''To float or not to float''

Adrea Tarantola (University of Florence), ''The nature of the inflectional
system in Cape Verdean Creole''

Nicola Lampitelli & Noam Faust (University of Paris 7), ''Structurally
significant complex vowels: Evidence from Italian and Hebrew nouns''

17:00 - 17:20
Coffee break

17:20 - 18:20
Invited speaker: Jean-Yves Pollock (University Marne-la-Vallée)

Alternates
Nélia Alexandre (Univ. de Lisboa): ''On the Status of wh-chains with a spell-out
foot''

Ricardo Etxeparre & Myriam Uribe Etxebarria (CNRS & Univ. of the Basque
Country): ''Word order and focus construals''

Tjerk Hagemeijer (Univ. de Lisboa): ''Double-headed negation in Santome''



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