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LINGUIST List 21.373

Fri Jan 22 2010

Confs: Lang Acquisition, Neuroling, Psycholing, General Ling/Italy

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        1.    Carlo Geraci, 36th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa

Message 1: 36th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Date: 21-Jan-2010
From: Carlo Geraci <carlo.geraciunimib.it>
Subject: 36th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
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36th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Short Title: IGG 36

Date: 25-Feb-2010 - 27-Feb-2010
Location: Milano, Italy
Contact: Carlo Geraci
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.psicologia.unimib.it/igg36

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Other Specialty: Sign Language

Meeting Description:

The 36th 'Incontro di Grammatica Generativa' will take place at the Department of Psychology of the University of Milano-Bicocca, ITALY.

Invited Speakers:

Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University)
Harald Clahsen (University of Essex)
Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena)

IGG 36 Program

The Conference will be held at the University of Milano-Bicocca, from February 25 to February 27 2010.

Information about IGG 36 can be found at:

Day 1: Feb. 25


Invited talk
(TBA), Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena)

The Elicitation of Object Relatives:UG-driven Responses by Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Children, Francesca Volpato (University of Venice)

Coffee break

The Case for (and of) PRO in Romanian, Gabriela Alboiu (York University)

Yes/no Question Marking in Sienese, Sara Lusini (Leiden University Center for Linguistics)

Coffee break

Antepenultimate Stress in Italian: Vowel Duration and Metrical Representation, Stefano Canalis (University of Padova) & Luigia Garrapa (University of Padova,
University of Lecce )

PP Ellipsis, Ángel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Day 2: Feb. 2

Invited talk
Morphology in Language Comprehension: Beyond ‘Words-and-Rules', Harald Clahsen (University of Essex)

Island Pied Piping in Latin, Lieven Danckaert (Ghent University)

Coffee break

Epistemic Aternatives and Smantic Dependency, Anamaria Falaus (University of Nantes, LLING)

Interaction between Stress and Segmental Processes: the Case of Italian Velar Palatalization, Maria Giavazzi (MIT)

Lunch Break

From the Left Periphery of wh Items to the Left Periphery of the Clause, Jacopo Garzonio (University of Padova) & Hans-Georg Obenauer (UMR 7023 SFL, CNRS/ University of Paris 8)

15:10- 15:50
A New Argument for Embedded Scalar Implicatures, Giorgio Magri (IJN, ENS)

What do Infants Know about Relative Clauses?, Flavia Adani (University of Potsdam), Adrienne Scutellaro (UPenn), Megha Sundara (UCLA) & Nina Hyams (UCLA)

Coffee Break

Poster Session

Business meeting

Day 3: Feb. 27

Information Structure, Recursivity and Phasehood: Focusing in the DP, Mara Frascarelli (University of Roma Tre) & Francesca Ramaglia (University of Roma Tre)

Nall Quantifiers and Connectives can be Negated, Hedde Zeijlstra (University of Amsterdam)

Coffee Break

11:50 -12:30
Predication Relationships Inside Adjectival Degree Construction, Alberto Pastor (Southern Methodist University)

Invited talk
ProDET, Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University)


Grammatical Features make Relative Clauses Easier, Flavia Adani (University of Potsdam), Matteo Forgiarini (University of Milano-Bicocca) and Heather van der Lely (UCL)

What Facilitates the Comprehension of Object Relatives in the Acquisition of Hebrew 'and' Italian 'and', Irena Botwinik (Tel Aviv University)

The Comprehension of Telicity in Child L1 Greek, Maria Kaltsa (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

On the Acquisition of Maximality, Ivano Caponigro (UCSD), Lisa Pearl (UC, Irvine), Neon Brooks (University of Chicago) & David Barner (UCSD)

The Syntax of Verbs in a Case of Primary Progressive Aphasia, Ludovico Franco (University of Venice) & Elisa Zampieri (University of Venice)

The Acquisition of Subjects in German-Italian and German-Spanish Bilingual Children, Marisa Patuto (University of Wuppertal)

L2 Grammars Long before Unaccusativity, Stefano Rastelli (University of Pavia)

Conference E-mail: igg36unimib.it

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