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Fri Oct 29 2010

Confs: Ling Theories, Syntax, Morphology/Belgium

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        1.     Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck , BCGL5: Case at the Interfaces

Message 1: BCGL5: Case at the Interfaces
Date: 28-Oct-2010
From: Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck <>
Subject: BCGL5: Case at the Interfaces
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BCGL5: Case at the Interfaces

Date: 02-Dec-2010 - 03-Dec-2010 Location: Brussels, Belgium Contact: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Syntax

Meeting Description:

GIST (Ghent) and CRISSP are proud to present the fifth installment of the Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics '(BCGL5): Case at the Interfaces', to be held in Brussels on December 2-3, 2010.

We are pleased to announce that the following invited speakers have agreed to give a talk at BCGL5:David Pesetsky (MIT), Mark Baker (Rutgers University), and Halldór Sigurðsson (Lund University).

Thursday, December 2

9:00-9:30 Coffee and Registration

9:30-10:30 Invited Speaker: Mark Baker (Rutgers): TBA

10:30-10:50 Coffee break

10:50-11:30 Maia Duguine (EHU-University of the Basque Country & Université de Nantes): The Inverse Case Filter and the Nature of Case

11:30-12:10 Leah S. Bauke (University of Wuppertal): Inherent Case and Antisymmetry

12:10-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:40 Jóhannes Gisli Jónsson (University of Iceland): Two Types of Non-structural Case

14:40-15:20 Milan Rezac, Pablo Albizu & Ricardo Etxepare (UMR 7023 CNRS/Paris 8, University of the Basque Country, IKER UMR 5478 CNRS): The Structural Ergative of Basque and the Theory of Case

15:20-16:00 Thomas McFadden & Sandhya Sundaresan (University of Tromsø/CASTL, University of Stuttgart): Nominative Case is Independent of Finiteness and Agreement

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:30 Invited speaker: David Pesetsky (MIT): TBA

Friday, December 3

9:30-10:00 Coffee

10:00-11:00 Invited speaker: Halldór Sigurðsson (Lund University) TBA

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:10 Rita Manzini & Leonardo Savoia (University of Florence): Case Inflections as Denotational Elements, Syncretisms as Ambiguity: in Defence of the Lexicon

12:10-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:40 Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin & Ion Giurgea (LLF/CNRS, Institutul de Lingvistica “Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti”, Bucharest & Universität Konstanz): Agreeing Possessors and the Theory of Case

14:40-15:20 Pavel Caha (CASTL/University of Tromsø): Case in Adpositional Phrases

15:20-16:00 Mark Baker & Ruth Kramer (Rutgers University, Georgetown University): 'Prepositions' as Case Morphemes Inserted at PF in Amharic


Rostyslav Bilous (University of Toronto) Case Valuation in Rich and ‘Impoverished’ Case Systems

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