LINGUIST List 22.2923

Mon Jul 18 2011

Confs: Linguistic Theories, Syntax/Spain

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        1.     Ismael Teomiro , Workshop on Formal Grammar and Syntactic Variation

Message 1: Workshop on Formal Grammar and Syntactic Variation
Date: 17-Jul-2011
From: Ismael Teomiro <>
Subject: Workshop on Formal Grammar and Syntactic Variation
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Workshop on Formal Grammar and Syntactic Variation

Date: 27-Oct-2011 - 28-Oct-2011 Location: Madrid, Spain Contact: Amaya Mendikoetxea Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The aim of this workshop is to explore the explanatory power of formal approaches to syntactic variation. The workshop will bring together scholars working on some of the issues that are being addressed within the generativist Principles and Parameters framework, such as the extent to which the conceptual apparatus and analytical tools of the Minimalist Program can account for variation phenomena, the specification of the locus for variation, and the compatibility of formal and non-formal analyses of variation.


Luis Eguren (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)Olga Fernández Soriano (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)Amaya Mendikoetxea (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)

Invited Speakers:

Prof. David Adger (Queen Mary, University of London)Prof. Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

Conference Venue:

The conference will be held at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid on 27th and 28th of October. Information on the venue (registration, accommodation and so on) will appear in a second circular.

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