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LINGUIST List 23.2480

Thu May 24 2012

Confs: Language Acquisition/Portugal

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Date: 24-May-2012
From: Ana Lúcia Santos <alsfl.ul.pt>
Subject: Romance Turn V
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Romance Turn V

Date: 02-Jul-2012 - 04-Jul-2012
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: João Costa
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/linguistica/romanceturn2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Other Specialty: Romance Languages

Meeting Description:

The Romance Turn V (Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages)
Lisbon, Portugal
2-4 July 2012

The Romance Turn will be organized by CLUNL/FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa and CLUL - Universidade de Lisboa, and will take place in Lisbon (Portugal). It aims to gather people working on the acquisition of Romance languages from a generative perspective.

Invited Speakers:

Letícia Sicuro Corrêa (PUC - Rio de Janeiro)
Philippe Prévost (Universté François Rabelais - Tours)
Yvan Rose (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Program

July, 2nd - Monday
9.00 - 9.40
Features and (re-)assembly in L2 Spanish: evidence from the syntax and semantic of adjectives
Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes

9.40 - 10.20
Cross-linguistic influence in the DP: a study in trilingual acquisition
Megan Devlin, Raffaella Folli, Alison Henry & Christina Sevdali

10.20 - 11.00
On the acquisition of Romanian pseudopartitives
Mihaela Tanase-Dogaru

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee-break

11.30 - 12.10
Early Scope Assignment: epistemic modals and negation in Italian L1
Vincenzo Moscati

12.10 - 12.50
VP-ellipsis comprehension in European and Brazilian Portuguese
Ruth Lopes & Ana Lúcia Santos

12.50 - 14.30
Lunch

14.30 - 15.10
Discursive feature specification of the pronouns hura and bera in child (L1, L2) and adult Basque
Maialen Iraola, Maria José Ezeizabarrena & Mikel Santesteban

15.10 - 15.50
The bound interpretation of the proform 'ele' in Brazilian Portuguese: Experimental studies with adults and children
Karina Gomes Bertolino & Elaine Bicudo Grolla

15.50 - 16.30
Investigating the syntax-discourse interface with learner corpora: overt and null pronominal subjects in advanced L2 Spanish in the CEDEL2 corpus
Cristóbal Lozano

16.30 - 17.00
Coffee-break and Poster session 1

17.00 - 18.00
Invited speaker: Philippe Prévost (t.b.a.)

July, 3rd - Tuesday
9.00 - 9.40
Heritage speakers' knowledge of Spanish clitic-doubled dislocations
Roumyana Slabakova, Tania Leal-Medez & Jason Rothman

9.40 - 10.20
Acquiring PP relatives: romance and semitic
João Costa, Naama Friedman, Carolina Silva & Maya Yachini

10.20 - 11.00
To Move or not to move? The role of optionality in the acquisition of A'-dependencies in French
Anamaria Bentea & Stephanie Durrleman

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee-break

11.30 - 12.10
Developing the IP from romance to English: a minimalist account
Francesco Bryan Romano

12.10 - 12.50
Germanic compounds in Romance child languages
Jacopo Torregrossa

12.50 - 14.30
Lunch

14.30 - 15.10
Some remarks on the acquisition of clefts: spontaneous and elicited production
Maria Lobo, Ana Lúcia Santos & Carla Soares

15.10 - 15.50
The acquisition of passives in Italian: auxiliaries and answering strategies in an experiment of elicited production
Francesca Volpato, Laura Verin & Anna Cardinaletti

15.50 - 16.30
L2 children embed normally, but children with SLI do not
Maureen Scheidnes & Laurice Tuller

16.30 - 17.00
Coffee-break and poster session 2

17.00 - 18.00
Invited speaker: Letícia Sicuro Corrêa
Interface information and processing cost in a procedural model of language acquisition grounded in minimalist assumptions: implications to typical and impaired language development

July, 4th - Wednesday
9.00 - 9.40
On the importance of conjugation groups in the acquisition of L1 and L2 French
Alexandra Marquis & Phaedra Royle

9.40 - 10.20
The acquisition of morphology and prosodic constraints by bilingual Italian-German children
Sascha Gaglia, Janet Grijzenhout & Anne Gwinner

10.20 - 11.00
The acquisition of word-final consonants in a bilingual learner of French and European Portuguese
Letícia Almeida

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee-break

11.30 - 12.10
Invited speaker: Yvan Rose (t.b.a.)


Poster Session 1
Accusative clitics - a linguistic marker of developmental dyslexia and/or SLI in Romanian?
Larisa Avram, Anca Sevcenco & Ioana Stoicescu

Interpretation of clitic, strong and null pronouns by typically-developing Portuguese children: interface issues
Carolina Silva

The OPC in Hispanic heritage speakers in Canada
Ewelina Barski

Universal quantification in Catalan SLI
Anna Gavarró & Anna Lite

Subject and object clitic pronouns in the monolingual and bilingual acquisition of Italian and Venetan dialects
Anna Cardinaletti & Anna Fabris

The relevance of aspectual and semantic features for the comprehension of short passive sentences involving agentive and non-agentive verbs
João C. de Lima Júnior & Marina R. A. Augusto

The early processing of interface information pertaining to complementizers and clause boundaries in the acquisition of Brazilian Portuguese
Tatiana Bagetti


Poster Session 2
Differential processing cost in the comprehension of object relative clauses and WH-questions by Portuguese-speaking language impaired children
Vanessa Gouveia Ribeiro & Letícia S. Corrêa

Relative clauses - a linguistic marker of developmental dyslexia and SLI in Romanian?
Anca Sevcenco, Larisa Avram & Ioana Stoicescu

Preposition Stranding in Heritage-Speakers of Brazilian Portuguese
Simone de Lemos & Ellen Thompson

German word order in L1 Spanish as a heritage language by simultaneous bilinguals and the effects of specific didactic materials
Izarbe García Sánchez

Constrast acquisition: the case of French
Christophe dos Santos

Infant's perception of intonation: is it a statement or a question?
Joseph Butler, Sónia Frota & Marina Vigário

Executive control in children's comprehension of recursive structures
Erica dos Santos Rodrigues, Mercedes Marcilese & Letícia M. Sicuro Corrêa



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