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Sat Dec 18 2010

Confs: General Linguistics, Biolinguistics/Netherlands

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        1.     Radek Simik , 19th Conference of Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe

Message 1: 19th Conference of Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe
Date: 17-Dec-2010
From: Radek Simik <r.simikrug.nl>
Subject: 19th Conference of Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe
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19th Conference of Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe
Short Title: ConSOLE XIX

Date: 05-Jan-2011 - 08-Jan-2011
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Contact: Ankelien Schippers
Contact Email: consolexixgmail.com
Meeting URL: http://www.let.rug.nl/console19

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Other Specialty: Biolinguistics

Meeting Description:

We are proud to announce that the 19th Conference of the Student
Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XIX) will take place at the
University of Groningen in January 5 - 8, 2010.

Conference Program (including the Biolinguistics workshop)

January 5

13:15 - 14:15 Invited speaker
Jan-Wouter Zwart (University of Groningen)
Recursion as derivation layering

14:15 - 14:55
Dennis Ott (Harvard University)
Split Topicalization as symmetry-breaking predicate fronting

14:55 - 15:35
Julio Villa-Garcia (University of Connecticut)
On recomplementation, the architecture of the left periphery, and Comp-t
effects in Spanish

15:55 - 16:35
Andreas Blümel (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt)
Was-für-split revisited

16:35 - 17:15
Ilona Spector (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
It's Hebrew clefts that this talk is about

17:15 - 17:55
Christos Vlachos (University of Patras)
Sluicing: the view from anaphora

January 6

09:00 - 10:00 Invited speaker
Bruce Morén (University of Tromsø)
Is linguistics an empirical science?

10:00 - 10:40
Johann-Mattis List (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)
Multiple sequence alignments in historical linguistics

11:00 - 11:40
Constantijn Kaland, Emiel Krahmer, and Marc Swerts (Tilburg University)
Prosody of privileged information

11:40 - 12:20
Violeta Martínez-Paricio (University of Tromsø)
Coercive weight and diphthongs in Spanish

12:20 - 13:00
Eva Zimmermann (University of Leipzig)
-umcimma vs. -umcimcimma: affix-copying in Kiranti

14:20 - 15:00
Yiying Ann Chang (National Chi Nan University)
Pronominal ordering in Plngawan Atayal

15:00 - 15:40
Doreen Georgi (University of Leipzig)
Chameleon probes in Mordvin

15:40 - 16:20
Daniela Henze and Eva Zimmermann (University of Leipzig)
Collateral feature discharge

16:40 - 17:20
Karen De Clercq (University of Gent)
Negative PP-adjuncts, scope and tense

17:20 - 18:00
Emilienne Ngangoum (Utrecht University)
Rethinking Jespersen cycle from a Bantu perspective

January 7

09:00 - 09:40
Anke Assmann, Doreen Georgi, and Philipp Weisser (University of Leipzig)
A derivational account of possessor advancement

09:40 - 10:20
Annika Deichsel (University of Stuttgart)
Demonstratives reloaded

10:40 - 11:20
Songül Gündo?du (Bo?aziçi University)
Ergativity in Kurmanji

11:20 - 12:00
Mercedes Pujalte (CONICET/University of Groningen)
(Non)added datives in Spanish

Biolinguistics Workshop

13:10 - 13:50
Thomas Graf (University of California)
Lost in translation: A formal model of merge-over-move and its implications
for the language faculty

13:50 - 14:30
Jeff Hanna (University of Cambridge)
Indices of morphosyntactic processing in bilinguals: evidence against an L2
critical period

14:30 - 15:10
Luke McCrohon (University of Tokyo)
Biological evolution, multilingualism and the lexicon

15:30 - 16:10
Marília Costa (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Theory of mind and other cognitive modules: a dynamic interaction

16:10 - 16:50
Lluís Barceló-Coblijn (University of the Balearic Islands)
Alleged morpheme-based alarm calls in the light of biolinguistics: The role of
duality of patterning

16:50 - 17:50 Invited speaker
Simon Kirby (University of Edinburgh)
Language as a culturally evolving system: from computer simulation to the
experiment lab

January 8

09:00 - 10:00 Invited speaker
Hotze Rullmann (University of British Columbia)
The semantics of person and number in bound-variable pronouns

10:00 - 10:40
Mailin Antomo (University of Göttingen)
On the presupposition of temporal clauses

11:00 - 11:40
Daniel Lassiter (New York University)
Alternative-sensitivity of likely and probable: Linguistic and psychological
implications

11:40 - 12:20
Sophia Döring (Humboldt University Berlin)
The focus sensitivity of sentence adverbs

12:20 - 13:00
Lavi Wolf (Ben-Gurion University)
Epistemic ambiguity

14:20 - 15:00
Stefan Keine (University of Leipzig)
Deconstructing switch reference

15:00 - 15:40
Marta Ruda (Jagiellonian University of Krakow)
On coordinate subject-verb agreement in Polish

15:40 - 16:20
Will Harwood (University of Gent)
There were several positions available: English intermediate subject
positions

16:40 - 17:20
Eefje Boef (Meertens Institute)
Doubling in Dutch restrictive relative clauses: rethinking the head external
analysis

17:20 - 18:00
Oliver Boxell (University of Essex)
Discourse-linking and long-distance wh-dependency formation

Alternate Speakers

Aysa Arylova (University of Groningen)
Argument structure of the Russian be-possessive

Anke Assmann (University of Leipzig)
A new solution to the island paradox with parasitic gaps
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