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Message 1: 19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 12:40:20 -0400 (EDT)
From: ctortora <ctortoragc.cuny.edu>
Subject: 19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop


19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 
Short Title: CGSW19 

Date: 03-Jun-2004 - 05-Jun-2004
Location: New York, NY, United States of America
Contact: Marcel den Dikken
Contact Email: cgsw19gc.cuny.edu 
Meeting URL:
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/linguistics/events/CGSW19/index.html

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 
Subject Language Family: Germanic 

Meeting Description:

19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Invited Speakers: Hans Bennis (P.J. Meertens Institute, Royal
Netherlands Academy of Sciences), Alison Henry (University of Ulster
at Jordanstown).

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The 19th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York 
3-5 June, 2004

Conference website:
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/linguistics/events/CGSW19/index.html

Contact:
CGSW19gc.cuny.edu 

Invited Speakers:
Professor Hans Bennis
Meertens Institute, Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences)
made possible by a grant from The Netherland-America Foundation]

Professor Alison Henry
University of Ulster at Jordanstown) 

PROGRAM:
Thursday, 3 June 2004 

4:15-6:30 REGISTRATION 

6:45 OPENING REMARKS 

7:00-8:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS 1 
Hans Bennis (P.J. Meertens Institute, Amsterdam) 


Friday, 4 June 2004 

9:00-9:30 COFFEE & REGISTRATION 

9:30-10:10 Jan-Wouter Zwart (Groningen) 
On Verb-Second as edge alignment 

10:10-10:50 Ute Bohnacker (Lund) 
Is V2 really that hard to acquire for second language learners? On
current universalist claims and their theoretical underpinnings

10:50-11:10 BREAK

11:10-11:50 Josef Bayer, Tanja Schmid & Markus Bader (Konstanz) 
Clause union and clausal position 

11:50-12:30 Eric Stenshoel (CUNY)
Are all particles created equal? 

12:30-2:00 LUNCH 

2:00-2:40 Marit Julien (Vestfold)
Possessor licensing, agreement, and Case 

2:40-3:20 Dorian Roehrs (Indiana)
Strong pronouns are determiners after all 

3:20-4:00 Thomas Leu (NYU) 
What for properties are odd? 

4:00-4:20 BREAK 

4:20-5:00 Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn)
On Phi: Agreement, Case and licensing 

5:00-5:40 M. Siobh�n Cottell & Alison Henry (Ulster)
Transitive expletives, quantifier stranding and subject positions in
an English dialect

5:40-6:00 BREAK 

6:00-7:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS 2 
Alison Henry (University of Ulster at Jordanstown) 

Saturday, 5 June 2004 

10:10-10:50 Marc Richards & Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge) 
Explaining Expl 

10:50-11:30 Josef Bayer & Ellen Brandner (Konstanz)
Light noun raising in Alemannic and Bavarian infinitives 

11:30-12:10 Lisa Levinson (NYU) 
HAVE minus BE equals P 

12:10-1:40 LUNCH 

1:40-2:20 Ans van Kemenade (Nijmegen)
Synchronic and diachronic variation in early English clause structure

2:20-3:00 Erik Magnusson (G�teborg)
The loss of referential pro in Swedish 

3:00-3:20 BREAK 

3:20-4:00 Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (Brussels)
Simple tense 

4:00-4:40 Marika Lekakou (UCL) 
Middle formation without imperfective aspect and the role of sich

ALTERNATE PAPERS 

Hans Broekhuis (Tilburg) 
Object Shift and Subject Shift 

Vera Lee-Schoenfeld (Santa Cruz) 
Binding, possessor datives, and the typology of clause size 

Helmut Wei� (Konstanz) 
Complementizer agreement in Continental West Germanic 
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