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LINGUIST List 25.808

Tue Feb 18 2014

Confs: Semantics, Syntax, Morphology/Belgium

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

Date: 18-Feb-2014
From: Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck <jeroen.vancraenenbroeckkuleuven.be>
Subject: GLOW Semantics Workshop: Understanding Possession
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GLOW Semantics Workshop: Understanding Possession

Date: 05-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.glow37.org/semantics

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The 37th annual meeting of GLOW will be hosted by CRISSP, a research center of KU Leuven HUBrussel. The GLOW Semantics workshop will take place in Brussels (Belgium) on Saturday April 5, 2014. Its theme is ‘Understanding Possession’.

Invited Speakers:

Chris Barker (New York University)
Kilu von Prince (ZAS Berlin)

Program:

9.00-10.00
Invited Speaker:
Kilu von Prince (ZAS)
tba

10.00-10.20
Coffee Break

10.20-10.55
Marcel den Dikken (CUNY Graduate Center)
On the morphosyntax of (in)alienably possessed noun phrases

10.55-11.30
Balkiz Öztürk Basaran (Boğaziçi University) & Eser Erguvanli Taylan (Boğaziçi University)
Possessive constructions in Turkish: PPs in disguise

11.30-11.45
Coffee Break

11.45-12.20
Chiara Gianollo (Universät Köln)
Internal and external possession in the diachrony of Greek

12.20-12.55
Neil Myler (NYU), Einar Freyr Sigurðsson (University of Pennsylvania) & Jim Wood (Yale University)
Predicative possession builds on top of attributive possession: Evidence from Icelandic

12.55-13.55
Lunch

13.55-14.30
Ellen Brandner (University of Konstanz)
On possessive (reflexive) pronouns, equatives, and the structural basis of Principle A

14.30-15.05
Bronwyn M. Bjorkman (University of Toronto) & Elizabeth Cowper (University of Toronto)
Possession and necessity: From individuals to worlds

15.05-15.20
Coffee Break

15.20-16:20
Invited Speaker:
Chris Barker (NYU)
tba

Alternate 1
Giorgos Spathas (University of Stuttgart)
Disentangling own: Evidence from association with focus

Alternate 2
Neil Myler (NYU)
Predicative possession constructions vary in the 1st-merge position of the possessor: An existence proof from Cochabamba Quechua



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