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LINGUIST List 22.1241

Tue Mar 15 2011

Confs: Linguistic Theories/Spain

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        1.     Angel Jimenez , 21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar

Message 1: 21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Date: 14-Mar-2011
From: Angel Jimenez <ajimferus.es>
Subject: 21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar
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21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Short Title: CGG21

Date: 07-Apr-2011 - 09-Apr-2011
Location: Seville, Spain
Contact: Angel Jimenez
Contact Email: cgg21us.es
Meeting URL: http://congreso.us.es/cggsevilla21

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

The Colloquium on Generative Grammar is a conference organized every
year since 1991 in a different university of the Iberian Peninsula where
linguists from all over the world present and discuss current proposals on
the study of the language faculty within the Generative Grammar
framework. It hosts formal analyses in all subdomains of grammar and their
interfaces. The 21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar will be held in
Seville (Spain), 7-9 April.

Invited speakers:
Pilar Barbosa (Universidade do Minho)
Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT)
Josep Quer (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar
University of Seville and University Pablo de Olavide
7th-9th April 2011

Programme

Thursday April 7th

08.45-09.15 Registration

09.15-10.00 Welcome

10.00-11.00 Invited Speaker: Pilar Barbosa (Universidade do Minho):
Title: Partial pro-drop as null NP-anaphora

11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-12.00 Anke Assmann, Doreen Georgi & Philipp Weisser (U. of
Leipzig) A Derivational Account of Possessor Advancement

12.00-12.40 Gertjan Postma (Meertens Institute Amsterdam) Modifying the
Hearer - The nature of the left periphery of main clauses in Frisian and
Dutch

12.40-13.20 Valentina Bianchi (U. di Siena) On 'focus movement' in Italian

13.20-14.00 Jaume Mateu (U. Autònoma de Barcelona) Conflation vs.
Incorporation Processes in Small Clause Results

14.00-15.00 Lunch break + Poster Session 1
Isabel Oltra-Massuet (CSIC-CCHS) On Impossible Words
Lena Baunaz & Genoveva Puskas (U. of Geneva) The True Nature of
French Mood
Manuel Delicado-Cantero (The Australian National University) & Melvin
Gonzalez-Rivera (The College of Wooster) Agreement and Specificity in
Spanish Binominal DPs

15.00-15.40 Violeta Demonte & Isabel Pérez (CSIC - CCHS) Adjective
agreement in conjoined structures. Linearization-based agreement
independent from prosodic

15.40-16.20 Bettina Gruber (Utrecht U.) & Heather Bliss (UBC) Anchoring
Participants: The case of Blackfoot proclitics

16.20-17.00 Cinzia Campanini & Florian Schäfer (U. Stuttgart) Optional
Se-Constructions in Romance: Syntactic Encoding of Conceptual
Information

17.00-17.20 Coffee break

17.20-18.80 Andrew Radford (U. of Essex) On Complementiser Spellout in
English

18.10-18.40 Karen Lahousse U. of Leuven) Binding and the syntax -
information structure interface

18.40-19.20 Éva Dekany (U. of Tromso, CASTL) The ellipsis that wasn't
there: classifiers and adjectives in the Hungarian spurious NP ellipsis

19.20 Drinks

Friday April 8th

9.00-10.00 Invited Speaker: Shigeru Miyagawa (Massachussetts Institute of
Technology)
Title: Minimal Parametric Variation

10.00-10.40 Ángel Gallego (U. Autònoma de Barcelona) Clitic movement
and feature inheritance

10.40-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.40 Ana Maria Brito (FLUP) & Gabriela Matos (FLUL) Argument
wh-clauses in European Portuguese and Spanish

11.40-12.20 Balkiz Öztürk Basaran (Bogaziçi U.) Low, High and Higher
Applicatives: Evidence from Pazar Laz

12.20-13.00 Carlos de Cuba (U. of Calgary) & Jonathan MacDonald (U. of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Recursive CPs and referentiality

13.00-13.40 Héctor Campos (Goergetown University) & Melita Stavrou
(Aristotle University) Appositive nominals in Spanish and Greek

13.40-14.40 Lunch break + Poster Session 2
Juan Romero (U. de Extremadura) On the role of animacy in argument
structure alternations
Elena Koulidobrova (U. of Connecticut) Null subjects in ASL:Shattering the
old parallels

14.40-15.20 Mary Kato (U. de Campinas) Deriving ''wh-in-situ'' through
movement in Brazilian Portuguese
15.20-16.00 Mª Rosa Lloret (U. de Barcelona) & Jesús Jiménez (U. de
Valencia) Obscure vocalic changes and Positional Markedness
16.00-16.40 Roberta D'Alessandro (LUCL/Leiden University) Ergativity in
Romance? Agreement mismatch and delayed Agree in Italo-Romance

16.40-17.00 Coffee break

17.00-17.40 Milan Rezac (UMR 7023 CNRS/Paris 8) & Mélanie Jouitteau
(UMR 7110 CNRS/Paris 7) The nature of arbitrary indexicals in French:
Evidence from Condition B

17.40-18.20 Andreas Blümel (Goethe University Frankfurt) Successive-
cyclic Movement as intermediate labelling Indeterminacies

18.20-19.20 Invited speaker: Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge):
Title: Demonstratives as the external argument of n

19.20 Business meeting

Evening: Conference dinner

Saturday April 9th

9.00-9.40 Anna Gavarró & Xavier Parramon (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Passives and resultatives in the acquisition of Catalan

9.40-10.20 Gabriella Toth (Karoli Gaspar U.) Some notes on achievement
verbs

10.20-11.00 Mara Frascarelli & Francesca Ramaglia (U. di Roma 3)
'Phasing' prominence: an IS-based approach to markedness

11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-12.20 Invited speaker: Josep Quer (Universidad Pompeu Fabra):
Title: Licencing empty arguments in sign languages

12.20-13.00 Andrew Nevins & Cilene Rodrigues (UCL) 'Autonomous'
Morphomes are Underlearned in Romance

13.00-13.40 Paola Crisma (U. di Trieste) On the so-called 'indefinite article'

13.40-14.40 Lunch break (Poster Session)
Sonia Cyrino (U. de Campinas) On richness of tense and verb movement in
Brazilian Portuguese
Ricard Viñas-de-Puig (East Carolina U.) Is there eventive information in the
lexicon? Evidence from Ibero-Romance experience predicates
Laia Mayol (U. Autònoma de Barcelona) & Elena Castroviejo (CSIC)
Constraints on cancellation: the QUD and levels of meaning
Adam Szczegielniak (Warsaw University/Harvard University) Amount
Relative Clauses and Certain Comparative Constructions

14.40-15.20 João Costa & Maria Lobo (U. Nova de Lisboa) Assessing
children's knowledge of null objects in European Portuguese

15.20-16.00 Krzysztof Migdalski (U. of Wroclaw) On the Decline of Tense
and the Emergence of Wackernagel Clitics in Slavic

16.00-16.20 Coffee break

16.20-17.00 Marcel Pitteroff & Artemis Alexiadou (U. of Stuttgart) The
Properties of German sl-middles

17.00-17.40 Carmen Dobrovi Sorin (CNRS-LLF, Paris) Partitive
quantification and agreement

17.40-18-20 Carlo Cecchetto (U. of Milan-Bicocca), Caterina Donati (U. di
Roma - La Sapienza) & Maria Teresa Guasti (U. of Milan-Bicocca) Relative
clauses in language acquisition: labels and intervention

18.20-19.00 Gary Thom (Strathclyde U.) What moves how in which Slavic
languages? Blind wh-movement and Justification

19.00-19.10 Closing



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