LINGUIST List 21.3476

Tue Aug 31 2010

Confs: Syntax/Belgium

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        1.    Lobke Aelbrecht, GIST2: On Clause-Typing and Main Clause Phenomena

Message 1: GIST2: On Clause-Typing and Main Clause Phenomena
Date: 31-Aug-2010
From: Lobke Aelbrecht <>
Subject: GIST2: On Clause-Typing and Main Clause Phenomena
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GIST2: On Clause-Typing and Main Clause Phenomena Short Title: GIST2

Date: 29-Sep-2010 - 01-Oct-2010 Location: Ghent, Belgium Contact: Rachel Nye Contact Email: Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Meeting Description:

The focus of this workshop is on the relation between clause typing and Main Clause Phenomena. For more specific questions related to this topic, please check the complete call for papers on the conference website.

Wednesday 29 September 2010

12:30-1:15 Registration

1:15-1:30 Welcome

1:30-2:30 Invited speakers: Richard Larson (Stony Brook University) & Miyuki Sawada (National Kaohsiung Normal University), TBA

2:30-2:50 Coffee

2:50-3:30 Yoshio Endo (Kanda University of International Studies), Interpersonal Modal Particles in non-Root Sentences: Head Feature Movement

3:30-4:10 Norio Nasu (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies), The Distribution of Particles in Japanese and the Structure of CP

4:10-4:40 Coffee

4:40-5:20 Krzysztof Migdalski (Wroclaw University), Against a Uniform Treatment of Second Position Effects as Force Markers

5:20-6:00 Oleg Belyaev (Moscow State University), The Placement of 2P Clitics in Ossetic as a Main Clause Phenomenon

Thursday 30 September 2010

9:30-10:30 Invited speaker: Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT), Agreements that Occur Mainly in the Main Clause

10:30-10:50 Coffee

10:50-11:30 Rita Manzini & Leonardo Savoia (Università di Firenze), The Status of Complementizers in the Left Periphery

11:30-12:10 Virginia Hill (University of New Brunswick), Main Clause c? 'that' in Romanian

12:10-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:40 Marco Coniglio & Iulia Zegrean (University of Venice), Splitting up Force: Evidence from Discourse Particles

2:40-3:20 David Lightfoot (Georgetown University), Explaining Matrix/subordinate Domain Discrepancies

3:20-3:50 Coffee

3:50-4:30 Irene Franco (University of Leiden), Don't Front! A Minimality Account of Embedded Topicalization and V2 in Scandinavian.

4:30-5:10 Cecile de Cat (University of Leeds), Towards an Interface Definition of Main Clause Phenomena

7:00 Conference Dinner at Het Pand

Friday 1 October 2010

10:00-11:00 Invited speaker: Joseph Emonds (Tomas Bata University, Zlin & Masaryk University, Brno), Augmented Structure-Preservationand the Tensed S Constraint

11:00-11:20 Coffee

11:20-11:50 Barbara Tomaszewicz (USC), The Syntactic Position of Slavic by and its Effect on Main Clause Phenomena

11:50-12:30 Vesselina Laskova (University of Venice), The Relation between MCP, Epistemic Modality and Illocutionary Force

12:30-2:30 Lunch

2:30-3:10 Werner Frey (ZAS, Berlin), About the Syntactic Integration of Root-like Adverbial Clauses in German

3:10-3:50 Mark de Vries (University of Groningen), Parenthetical Main Clauses - Or Not?

3:50-4:10 Coffee

4:10-4:50 Kleanthes Grohmann (University of Cyprus), Markus Pöchtrager (Bo?aziçi University), Tobias Scheer (Université de Nice), Michael Schiffmann (Heidelberg University) & Neven Wenger (Heidelberg University), The Apex Paradox: A Technical Issue for the Explanation of Main Clause Phenomena

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