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LINGUIST List 23.5031

Mon Dec 03 2012

Confs: Syntax, Semantics, General Ling/Romania

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Dec-2012
From: Alexandra Cornilescu <alexandracornilescuyahoo.com>
Subject: The Syntax and Semantics of Specificity
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The Syntax and Semantics of Specificity
Short Title: SSS


Date: 12-Dec-2012 - 13-Dec-2012
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Contact: Alexandra Cornilescu
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

International Workshop on
‘The Syntax and Semantics of Specificity’

University of Bucharest
Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
English Department
Center for the Development of Language

Organizers:
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
English Department
Centre for the Study of Language Development, Project. PCE 311/2011

Program of the International Workshop on
'The Syntax and Semantics of Specificity'

December 12, Wednesday, Council Hall, 7-13, Pitar Mos

9.00-9.15
Opening Address: Prof. Dr. Liviu Franga, Dean of the FLLS

9.15-9.30
Opening Address: Prof. Dr. Octavian Roske, Head of the English Department

9.30-10.30
Invited speaker: Donka Farkaş and Adrian Braşoveanu, University of California at Santa Cruz: ‘Towards a Typology of Specificity’

10.30-11.30
Invited speaker: Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge: ‘Some Speculations on the Development of the Romance Periphrastic Perfect’

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.30 Session (25 min + 5 min.):

12.00-12.30
Mircea Dumitru, University of Bucharest: ’Proper Names and Modality’

12.30-13.00
Stefan Oltean, University Babes Bolyai, Cluj: ‘Proper Names of Individuals. A Semantic and Syntactic View''

13.00-13.30
Adriana Costachescu, University of Craiova: ‘Imparfait et prédication multiple’

13.30-15.00 Lunch break

15.00-16.00
Invited speaker: Carmen Dobrovie Sorin, University of Paris 7: ‘Prepositional Accusative Marking: Specificity and Quantification’

16.00-17.30
Session (25 min + 5 min.):

16.00-16.30
Mihaela Dogaru, University of Bucharest: ‘Defining 'Incorporation' with Romanian Bare Singulars’

16.30-17.00
Mihaela Colhon and Dan Cristea, Facultatea de Ştiinţe Exacte din Craiova, UIAC ''Automatic Extraction of Syntactic Patterns for Dependency Parsing in NP chunks''

17.00-17.30
Alexandra Cornilescu and Alexandru Nicolae, University of Bucharest: ‘Some Specific Reflexive Curiosities’

17.30-18.00
Oana Savescu, University of Bucharest, tba

December 13th, Council Hall, 7-13, Pitar Mos

9.00-10.00
Invited speaker: Alexander Grosu, University of Tel-Aviv: ‘Two Sources of Uniqueness in Amount Relatives: Pragmatics vs Grammar’

10.00-11.00
Invited speaker: Daniela Isac, Concordia University, Montreal : ‘On the Features of Little pro’

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-13.00 Session (25 min + 5 min.):

11.30-12.00 Larisa Avram, University of Bucharest: tba

12.00-12.30
Alexandra Cornilescu and Anca Dinu: ‘Adjective and Specificity’

12.30-13.00
Alina Tigau, University of Bucharest: ‘On Scrambling and Differential Object Marking in German and Romanian’

13.00-14.30 Lunch break

14.30-15.30
Invited Speaker: Claus von Heusinger and Sofiana Chiriacescu, University of Stuttgart: ‘Discourse function of pe-marking in Romanian’

15.30-17.00 Session(25 min + 5 min.)

15.30-16.00 Camelia Stan, University of Bucharest: ‘De-Phrases and Specificity in Old Romanian.’

16.00-16.30
Mara Panaitescu, University of Bucharest: ‘Definite Readings of Free Choice Items’

16.30-17.00 Emil Ionescu, University of Bucharest: tba

17.00-17.30
Nicoleta Sava, University of Bucharest: ‘Towards a Unifying Account of Restrictive Focus Particles’

19.00-21.00 Conference Dinner



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