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LINGUIST List 24.3819

Mon Sep 30 2013

Confs: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax/Norway

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

Date: 30-Sep-2013
From: Terje Lohndal <terje.lohndalntnu.no>
Subject: Parallel Grammars and Multilingualism
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Parallel Grammars and Multilingualism

Date: 16-Oct-2013 - 18-Oct-2013
Location: Trondheim, Norway
Contact: Terje Lohndal
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ntnu.edu/multilingualism

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

For many years, formal linguistics has focused on the ‘idealized’ monolingual speaker. Other areas of linguistics have been more concerned with ‘real life’ situations, where speakers often know multiple languages to a greater or lesser extent. During the past 20 years, work has started to emerge within the formal literature studying the representation of grammars in speakers who are multilingual. At the same time, psycholinguistic studies of bilingualism have contributed significantly to our understanding of bilingualism and multilingualism. This conference aims to discuss work on both the formal and experimental side, focusing on how to best approach the study of multilingualism.

Wednesday October 16

12:30-12:45
Opening by Dean Anne Kristine Børresen

12:45-14:15
Shana Poplack (University of Ottawa)
Assessing the permeability of grammars in contact situations: a variationist approach

14:15-14:45
Tom Rankin (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
The co-existence of V2/V3 and OV/VO representations in L1 German-L2 English

14:45-15:15
Coffee

15:15-15:45
Tonjes Veenstra (ZAS) and Luis Lopez (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Little v in code-switching and some creole reverberations

15:45-16:15 Janne Bondi Johannessen (University of Oslo) and Ida Larsson (Stockholm University)
Embedded word order in heritage Scandinavia

16:15-16:45
Dripta Piplai (University of Delhi)
An interaction with UG: The key external factors for language dominance and the Raibanshi children

18:00
Conference dinner

Thursday October 17

12:30-14:00
Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)

14:00-14:30
Artemis Alexiadou and Katerina Zombolou (University of Stuttgart)
Early German-Greek bilingual voice acquisition

14:30-15:00
Coffee

15:00-16:30
Marit Westergaard (University of Tromsø)
Linguistic variation in monolingual and bilingual contexts

16:30-17:00
Guro Busterud (NTNU)
Reflexive binding: The tensed-infinitive-asymmetry in Norwegian L2

17:00-18:00
Young PhD students poster session

Friday October 18

09:00-10:30
Gary Libben (Brock University)
The language nexus: Morphology and the bilingual mental lexicon

10:30-11:00
Kristin Melum Eide (NTNU) and Arnstein Hjelde (Østfold University College)
Language contact and verb second in Norwegian varieties spoken in the American Midwest


11:00-11:30
Wolfgang U. Dressler, Katharina Korecky-Kröll, Christine Czinglar and Kumru Uzunkaya Sharma (University of Vienna)
German and Turkish grammar development in early successive bilingualism


11:30-13:00
Lunch

13:00-14:30
Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Do Features or Labelled Nodes ''Transfer'': How Multiple Grammars can Help Define UG Principles



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