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LINGUIST List 24.3414

Fri Aug 30 2013

Confs: Germanic, Syntax/Germany

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Aug-2013
From: Martin Salzmann <martin.salzmannuni-leipzig.de>
Subject: Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28
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Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28
Short Title: CGSW 28


Date: 04-Oct-2013 - 05-Oct-2013
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact: Martin Salzmann
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/cgsw28

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Meeting Description:

The department of linguistics of the University of Leipzig is pleased to announce the 28th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop. CGSW 28 continues a long tradition of bringing together researchers in Germanic syntax for fruitful and constructive interaction.

Invited Speakers:

Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge)
Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim)
Kyle Johnson (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

CGSW 28 (October 4-5) will be preceded by a workshop on Opacity in Grammar (October 3; http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/cgsw28), which will be announced separately.

A program can be found at the following link: http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/cgsw28/Program_CGSW.pdf.

October 4:

09.00-10.00
Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge): tba

10.00-10.40
Federica Cognola (Trento)
Wh-long extraction in Mocheno and the derivation of OV word order in West Germanic

11.00-11.40
Thomas McFadden (Tromsø)
Resultativity and the development of Germanic preverbal ge- from Old to Middle English

11.40-12.20
Ida Larsson (Stockholm) & Peter Svenonius (Tromsø)
Phases and categories in passive and perfect participles

14.00-14.40
Karen de Clercq (Ghent)
The upward path of negation

14.40-15.20
Ulrike Steindl (USC)
Corrective coordination with but across languages

15.40-16.20
Florian Schäfer (Stuttgart)
Reconciling Burzio's Generalization with unexpected accusatives: From German to Icelandic

16.20-17.20
Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim): tba

October 5:

09:00-10.00
Kyle Johnson (UMass)
The empty category principle and linearization

10.00-10.40
Julia Bacskai-Atkari (Potsdam)
Comparative deletion in Germanic

11.00-11.40
Marcel Pitteroff (Stuttgart)
The expletive puzzle - impersonal (let-)middles

11.40-12.20
Silke Fischer (Stuttgart)
Object extraposition in Germanic-a challenge for control theory

14.00-14.40
Marjo van Koppen (Utrecht) & Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels)
Looking into ANN-compounds: Idiolectal variation

14.40-15.20
Dorian Roehrs (North Texas) & Erik Schoorlemmer (Leiden)
Agreement in the DP: Dutch vs. Norwegian

15.40-16.20
Sandhya Sundaresan (Leipzig)
Perspectival binding: A Dravidian perspective into Germanic

16.20-17.00
Artemis Alexiadou, Florian Schäfer & Giorgos Spathas (Stuttgart)
Delimiting voice in Germanic: On object drop and naturally reflexive verbs

Alternate:
Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels) & Gunlög Josefsson (Lund)
The Germanic complex coumpound's marker



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