LINGUIST List 9.709

Wed May 13 1998

Confs: Syntax

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  1. Peter Svenonius, Tromsoe Conference on VO and OV

Message 1: Tromsoe Conference on VO and OV

Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 16:33:09 +0200
From: Peter Svenonius <>
Subject: Tromsoe Conference on VO and OV

Conference Roster

What: "VO and OV"

Where: University of Tromsoe
When: 22-23 May, 1998


Sjef Barbiers, Leiden University/HIL
The right-periphery in SOV languages: English and Dutch

Michael Brody, Hungarian Academy of Science
Mirror Theory and word order

Hubert Haider, University of Salzburg
OV is more basic than OV

Alison Henry, University of Ulster at Jordanstown
OV phenomena in VO languages - Belfast English and Ulster Irish

Roland Hinterhoelzl, University of Southern California
Licensing movement and stranding in the West Germanic OV languages

Anders Holmberg, University of Tromsoe
OV in Finnish

Thorbjoerg Hroarsdottir, University of Tromsoe
Parameter change in Icelandic

Matt Pearson, UCLA
Two types of VO languages

Susan Pintzuk, University of York
Verb-complement word order in Old English

Vaijayanthi Sarma, MIT
A derivational analysis of non-canonical word orders in certain SOV

Peter Svenonius, University of Tromsoe
Negative object fronting in Icelandic

Tarald Taraldsen, University of Tromsoe
V-movement versus VP-movement in derivations leading to VO order

For further information contact Peter Svenonius,
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