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LINGUIST List 23.1376

Mon Mar 19 2012

Confs: Morphology, Syntax, Ling Theories/Spain

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Date: 16-Mar-2012
From: Jaume Mateu <cgg22uab.cat>
Subject: 22nd Colloquium on Generative Grammar
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22nd Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Short Title: CGG 22

Date: 21-Mar-2012 - 23-Mar-2012
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Jaume Mateu
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://filcat.uab.cat/clt/cgg22/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Syntax

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 22nd edition will be hosted by the Centre de Lingüística Teòrica, with the collaboration of the Departments of Catalan Philology and Spanish Philology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

The 22nd Colloquium on Generative Grammar will be held at the Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres from 21st to 23rd March, 2012.

Contact person: Jaume Mateu
Email: cgg22uab.cat

Wednesday, 21 March -Venue: Auditori de la Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres

Registration and reception


Ricardo Etxepare (IKER-CNRS): Basque primary adpositions from a clausal perspective

Juan Romeu (CCHS-CSIC): A cartographic approach to spatial elements

Valeria Bandecchi (University College Dublin): Prepositional Phrases and manner-of-motion verbs in Italian

Coffee Break

Egor Tsedryk (Saint Mary's University): Finite control as movement: the case of Russian

Peter Herbeck (CLT-UAB/ Bergische Universität Wuppertal): How much pro-drop is control? Evidence from Spanish, Catalan, and Italian

Lunch break

Adina Camelia Bleotu (Università Ca'Foscari Venezia): The Light (Verb) in the Stormy Weather

Grant Armstrong (University of Wisconsin-Madison) : 'Internalization' as a grammatically relevant notion in Spanish

Coffee Break

Invited Speaker: Javier Gutiérrez Rexach (Ohio State University)
Exclamatives in embedded contexts

Conference dinner

Thursday, 22 March -Venue: Auditori de la Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres

Maribel Romero (University of Konstanz):The Absolute/Comparative Ambiguity: The View from Modal Superlatives

Silvia Gumiel-Molina (Universidad de Alcalá ) and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez (Universidad de Alcalá ): Scalarity and stativity: the ser/estar alternation in Spanish

Urtzi Etxeberria (IKER-CNRS );Aritz Irurtzun (IKER-CNRS ): The emergence of scalar items: association with focus of the additive particle ere in Basque

Coffee Break and Poster Session 1

Helena López Palma (Universidade da Coruña ): Romance fractional numerals

Elena Castroviejo (CSIC-LyCC); Isabel Oltra-Massuet (CSIC-LyCC); Isabel Pérez-Jiménez (Universidad de Alcalá): Gradable bare PPs and the syntax-semantics interface

Lunch Break

Lena Baunaz (University of Geneva): French complementizer que under scrutiny

Yusuke Imanishi (MIT) : A Non-Uniform Merge of Argument WH: A Case Study in Kaqchikel

Inês Duarte (Universidade de Lisboa); Anabela Gonçalves (Universidade de Lisboa); Ana Lúcia Santos (Universidade de Lisboa): Inflected infinitive revisited: on the different nature of dependent tense and temporal orientation

Coffee Break

Petra Sleeman (ACLC, University of Amsterdam); Aafke Hulk (ACLC, University of Amsterdam): L1 and 2L1 acquisition of noun ellipsis in Dutch and in French

Business Meeting

Friday, 23 March -Venue: Auditori de la Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres

Invited Speaker: Donca Steriade (MIT)
The cycle without containment

Maria Giavazzi (École Normale Superieure): Assibilation in Standard Finnish: a case of stress-conditioned contrast neutralization

Coffee Break

Giuliano Bocci (University of Geneva) and Cinzia Avesani (CNR-ISTC): On word-order alternations in Italian and the syntax-prosody interface

Lílian Teixeira de Sousa (Unicamp/ Fapesp) and Sonia Cyrino (Unicamp): Exploring prosody-syntax interface: the final-clause não in Brazilian Portuguese

Lunch break

Hyon Sook Choe (Yeungnam University, Korea): The comparative construction and a double complement structure

Emilio Servidio (Università di Siena):Two constructions for polarity focus in Italian

Coffee Break and Poster Session 2

Héctor Fernández Alcalde (UAM /CCHS-CSIC): Datives, prepositions, and argument structure in Spanish

Mercedes Tubino (Universidad de Sevilla): Spanish dative causees: against an applicative analysis

Concluding remarks

- Katarzyna Miechowicz-Mathiasen (Adam Mickiewicz University): ''Case, Tense and Clausal Arguments in Polish''

- Hidekazu Tanaka (University of York), George Tsoulas (University of York) and Norman Yeo (University of York): ''The vP edge: objects and phase theory''

Poster Session 1:

Anamaria Benţea (Université de Geneve): Making Sense of Object Relative Clauses: A ''Case'' Study with Romanian Children

Anna Gavarró (UAB) and Horacio Dotti (Universidad Nacional del Litoral): The analysis of short passive: evidence from agrammatism

Ager Gondra (Purdue University ): The syntactic structure of the Basque DP

David Lobina (Universitat Rovira i Virgili): Much ado about knotting: conceptual structure and the emergence of the language faculty

Poster Session 2

Ekaterina Chernova (Universitat de Girona): Exploring echo structures in multiple wh-fronting languages

Ludovico Franco (Università Ca'Foscari, Venezia): The many moods of Iranian Ezafe

Francesco-Alessio Ursini (CCD-Macquarie University) and Nobuaki Akagi (CCD-Macquarie University): On The Syntax of Spanish Spatial Prepositions

Giorgio Magri (CNRS / University Paris Diderot): No need for a theory of the distribution of readings of English bare plurals

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