From: Amélie Rocquet <amelie.rocquetugent.be>
Subject: GIST 3: Cartographic Structures and Beyond
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GIST 3: Cartographic Structures and Beyond
Date: 12-May-2011 - 13-May-2011
Location: Ghent, Belgium
Contact: Amélie Rocquet
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.gist.ugent.be/cartographicstructures
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
GIST 3: Cartographic Structures and Beyond
With information on registration, the programme and abstracts!
DATE: 12 -13 MAY 2011
LOCATION: GHENT, BELGIUM
CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://www.gist.ugent.be/cartographicstructures
GIST is proud to announce Cartographic Structures and Beyond, to take place on 12 and 13 May 2011 at Ghent University. This two day event will bring together a number of senior and junior linguists whose work shares the ultimate goal of showing how the linguistic data - both diachronic and synchronic - drawn from a number of diverse languages shed light on the general theory of language, and reciprocally, how the theory sheds new light on the linguistic data.
One aim of the conference will be that of showcasing recent work in the tradition of cartography and nanosyntax and in particular, presenting the progress made in elaborating the structural map of the clause and its constituents and on the 'syntactization' of the interpretive domains. Other papers will explore ways of integrating constraints on movement and/or on structure building with the functional hierarchies that have been established in the cartographic tradition. The latter theme is also the focus of the FWO-funded research project Layers of Structure and the Cartography Project at Ghent University http://www.gist.ugent.be/projectdescription. The PhD students involved in this research project will also be presenting their own work at this event. The 2011 event at Ghent University is conceived of as the launch of a yearly gathering at a number of European institutions.
The following linguists have agreed to participate at the event:
Enoch Aboh (University of Amsterdam)
Adriana Belletti (University of Siena)
Pavel Caha (CASTL University of Tromsø)
Guglielmo Cinque (University of Venice)
Lieven Danckaert (Ghent University)
Irene Franco (University of Leiden)
Jane Grimshaw (Rutgers University)
Eric Haeberli (University of Geneva)
Jim McCloskey (UC Santa Cruz)
Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena)
Ur Shlonsky (University of Geneva)
Michal Starke (CASTL University of Tromsø)
A provisional programme and abstracts can now be viewed at: http://www.gist.ugent.be/cartographicstructures/programme
Details of registration can be found at: http://www.gist.ugent.be/cartographicstructures/registration
An early bird registration (before 30 April 2011) is 30 euros, which includes tea / coffee.
From 1 May 2011 registration is still possible, but the fee will increase to 40 euros, including tea / coffee.
Further updates will be posted on: http://www.gist.ugent.be/cartographicstructures
Conference Convenors: Adriana Belletti, Liliane Haegeman, Luigi Rizzi
GIST Organising Committee:
GIST website: http://www.gist.ugent.be/home
For enquiries regarding practical matters, please contact either Amélie Rocquet (amelie.rocquetugent.be) or Reiko Vermeulen (reiko.vermeulenugent.be)
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