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Confs: Linguistic Theories, Syntax/Italy

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Message 1: 37th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Date: 25-Jan-2011
From: caterina donati <caterina.donatiuniroma1.it>
Subject: 37th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
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37th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa
Short Title: IGG 37

Date: 24-Feb-2011 - 26-Feb-2011
Location: Rome, Italy
Contact: caterina donati
Contact Email: igg37uniroma1.it
Meeting URL: http://w3.uniroma1.it/igg37

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The 37th 'Incontro di Grammatica Generativa' will be organized in Rome at
Sapienza University and will take place from February 24th to 26th 2011.

The official languages of the conference will be Italian and English.

Admission is free. But if you plan to attend the conference, please inform
the organizers by sending an e-mail to igg37uniroma1.it

Thursday February 24
Room 10

13:00-14:30: Registration

14:30-15:30: Invited Speaker
Andrea Moro (IUSS Pavia)

15:30-16:10: Adriana Belletti AND Cristano Chesi (Universita di Siena)
'Kinds of relative clauses in Italian corpora'

16:10-16:50: Chiara Branchini, Fabrizio Arosio, Cristina Benetti,
Lina Barbieri, M. Teresa Guasti (Universita di Milano Bicocca, ASL Desio
Vimercate, Centro di Psicomotricita Lodi)
'The acquisition of relative clauses in Italian SLI children: a divergent

16:50-17:20: Coffee Break

17:20- 18:00: Alastair Appleton (University of Cambridge)
'Word order change, markedness and the Final-Over-Final-Constraint'

18:00-18:40: Carlo Cecchetto (Universita di Milano Bicocca)
'A parser friendly syntax. Backward dependencies in the theory of phases'

18:40-18:10: Giuseppe Longobardi AND Ian Roberts (Universita di Teieste,
University of Cambridge)
'The parametric comparison method and the Celto-Semitic puzzle'

Friday February 25
Room 10

9:00-9:40: Liliane Haegemann and Marjo van Koppen (University of Ghent,
University of Utrecht)
'Complementizer agreement and the relation between T and C'

9:40-10:20: Vidal Valamala (University of the Basque Country)
'Right node (leftward) raising'

10:20-11:00: Loebke Aelbrecht (University of Ghent)
'Movement or ellipsis. What's the difference?'

11:00-11:30: Coffee Break

11:30-12:10: Francesco Bryan Romano (University of Essex)
'Against parametrization of the EPP: experimental evidence from
bidirectional interlanguage development.'

12:10-12:50: Francesca Foppolo and Francesca Panzeri (Universita di
Milano Bicocca)
'When straight means 'relatively straight' and big means 'absolutely big'.'

12:50-15:00: Lunch Break

15:00-15:40: Aanastasia Giannakidou, Despina Papadopoulou, Melita
Stavrou (University of Chicago, Aristotle University Thessaloniki)
'Two layers for scope: evidence from Greek indefinites'

15:40-16:20: Orin Percus (University of Nantes)
'The mechanics of predicate transfer'

16:20-16:50: Coffee Break

16:50-17:30: Ángel Gallego and Juan Uriagereka (University Aautonoma
Barcelona/ U. Complutense Madrid, University of Maryland)
'No root types'

17:30-18:10: M. Cristina Figuereido Silva and Elaine Grolla (University
Federal do Parana, University of Sao Paulo)
'Obligatory WH in situ in Brazilian Portuguese'

18:10-18:50: Mara Frascarelli and Francesca Ramaglia (Universita di Roma
'Left periphery and beyond: composing the topic phase by phase'

18:50: Business Meeting

20:30: Social Dinner

Saturday February 26
Room 10

9:00-10:00 ; Invited Speakers:
Rita Manzini and Leonardo M. Savoia (Universita di Firenze)
'The notion of case'

10:00-10:40: Nicola Munaro (Universita ca Foscari Venezia)
'On the syntax of focalizers'

10:40-11:20: Antonio Civardi (Universita di Firenze)
'Case and agreement patterns in Northern Russian participial onstructions
in -n/-t'

11:20-11:40: Coffee Break

11:40-12:20: Will Harwood (University of Ghent)
'There are several positions available: English intermediate subject

12:20-13:00: Julia Horvath and Tali Siloni (University of Tel Aviv)
'On the derivation of the causative-anticausative alternation'

13:00-13:40: Roberta Dalessandro (University of Leiden)
'What agreement can tell us about little v'


Éva Dekany
'A spurious NP ellipsis in Hungarian'

Bart Hollebrandse, Fabrizio Arosio, Wolfgang Dressler, et al. (University of
Groningen, Univeristy of Milano Bicocca, Vienna University)
'The acquisition of Tense in 17 languages'

Francesca Volpato, Laura Verin, Anna Cardinaletti
(Universita ca Foscari Venezia)
The comprehension of passive sentences by Italian preschool age children.
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