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LINGUIST List 21.4480

Mon Nov 08 2010

Confs: Romance, Syntax, General Linguistics/Brazil

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        1.     Francisco Ordóñez , Romania Nova. IV

Message 1: Romania Nova. IV
Date: 08-Nov-2010
From: Francisco Ordóñez <fordoneznotes.cc.sunysb.edu>
Subject: Romania Nova. IV
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Romania Nova. IV

Date: 24-Nov-2010 - 26-Nov-2010
Location: Campos de Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil
Contact: Francisco Ordóñez
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.unicamp.br/iel/romanianova/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Syntax

Language Family(ies): Romance

Meeting Description:

The commission of 'Romania Nova' invites papers to its fourth workshop to be held at Campos de Jordão, São Paulo. The research commission of Romania nova is interested in promoting and creating a space for comparative studies of the Romance languages spoken in the Americas.

Meeting program
Programa da reunião/programa del taller
Morning/manhã/mañana

24/11/2010

8:30-9:00
Jairo Nunes, USP: Circumventing Merge-over-Move in Adjunct Control Constructions: The Case of Portuguese

9:00-9:30
Carol Petersen, USP: Disguised Indicatives and Control Patterns of Subjunctive Clauses in Brazilian Portuguese

9:30-10:00
Marcello Modesto, USP: Inflected Infinitives in BP and the Structure of Nonfinite Complements

10:00-10:30
Coffee break and Registration

10:30-11:00
Marcos Eroni Pires, UNICAMP: A Sintaxe de Constituintes Locativos No Português Brasileiro: Restrição e Predicação

11:00-11:30
Juanito Avelar, UNICAMP: C-T Probes and Subject Positions in Brazilian Portuguese

11:30-12:00
Anabela Gonçalves U. Lisboa & Madalena Colaço, U. Lisboa : Constructions in Portuguese

24/11/2010
Afternoon/Tarde

14:00-14:30
Francisco Ordóñez, SUNY & Esthela Treviño, UAM: Objects and Clitics in Romance imp-SE: a Microparametric Perpective.

14:30-15:00
M.Teresa Espinal,UAB, & Ia Navarro,Un. Guanajuato: The Relevance of Clitic Incorporation in Romance Languages

15:00-15:30
Matilde Miguel, Anabela Gonçalves & Inês Duarte, University of Lisbon: Possessive and Personal Datives in EP and in BP

15:30-16:00
Coffee Break and Registration

16:00-16:30
Andrés Saab, Leiden/Comahue & Pablo Zdrojewski,UBA: Syntactically Inert Clitics: a Paradox Involving Clitic Doubling and its Resolution

16:30- 17:00
Cida Torres, USP: Talking about Null Indirect Object in Brazilian Portuguese

Plenary:

18:00-19:00
Richard Kayne, NYU: Why are There no Directionality Parameters?

19:00-19:30
Commentator, Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge

25/11/2010
Morning/Manhã/Mañana

8:30-9:00
Esmeralda Negrão, USP &Evani Viotti,USP: Passive Constructions: a Contrastive study between Brazilian and Angolan Portuguese

9:00-9:30
Ilza Ribeiro,UFBA &Ruth Lopes, UNICAMP: The Structure of DPs in 19th century Afro-Brazilian Grammar and its Similarities to Creole Languages

9:30-10:00
Liliana Sanchez, Rutgers University: Functional Feature Mapping: Evidentiality and Aspect in Quechua-Spanish Bilinguals

10:00-10:30
Coffee Break.

10:30-11:00
Telmo Moia, FLUL: Defining Temporal Perspective Points in Non-sentential (Propositional) Structures with Temporal Adjuncts

11:00-11:30
Gabriela Resnik, Sarmiento: Recategorización de los Adjetivos en Español Rioplatense

11:30-12:00
Andrea Bohrn: Sobre la Morfología Rioplatense: el Vesre.

25/11/2010
Afternoon/Tarde

14:00-14:30
Eugenia Duarte, UFRJ: Weak Inflectional System and Topic Prominence: the Competition between Null and Overt Subjects

14:30-15:00
Humberto Soares da Silva, UFRJ: Sujeitos Nulos em Línguas Românicas e Riqueza Flexional

15:00-15:30
Pilar Barbosa, Un. do Minho: Partial Pro-drop as Null NP Anaphora

15:30-16:00
Coffee Break

16:00-16:30
Sonia Cyrino, UNICAMP: Null Objects in Romania Nova

16:30-17:00
Maria Cristina Figueiredo Silva, UFPR & Elaine Grolla, USP: Obligatory WH in situ in Brazilian Portuguese

17:00- 17:30
Heloisa Salles: Causative Constructions in Brazilian Portuguese

17:30-18:00
Danniel Carvalho, UFBA: Licensing Syncretism in Brazilian Portuguese

20:30
Business Meeting/Reunião de Negócios/Reunión de Negocios

26/11/2010

Morning/Manhã/Mañana

8:30-9:00
Theresa Biberauer, U. Cambridge & -Sonia Cyrino, UNICAMP: The Limits of Jespersen's Cycle in Romania Nova

9:00-9:30
Renato Lacerda, USP: The Structure of Quantified Expressions and Quantifier Floating in Brazilian Portuguese

9:30-10:00
Inês Duarte, Ana Lúcia Santos, Nélia Alexandre, FLUL: The Nature of Purpose Relatives: Crosslinguistic and Acquisition Evidence

10:00-10:30
Coffee Break

10:30-11:00
Mary Kato, UNICAMP, & Carlos Mioto, UFSC: Pseudo-clefts and Semi-clefts in Portuguese and American Spanish

11:00-11:30
Bruna Karla Pereira, UFMG: The Functional Architecture of CP: a Unified Analysis of Brazilian Portuguese 'lá'

11:30-12:00
Paulo Medeiros: What If it doesn´t match? Free Relatives and Matching Effects in Brazilian Portuguese

Plenary:

13:30-14:30
José Camacho, Rutgers University: The Null Subject Parameter Revisited. Spanish and Portuguese Subjects in Discourse

14:30-15:00
Commentator, Andrés Saab, Univeristy, Comahue/Leiden


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