LINGUIST List 23.3238
Mon Jul 30 2012
Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, French, Syntax, Morphology, Historical Ling/Brazil
Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee
Francisco Ordóñez <fordonez
Romania Nova VI
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Full Title: Romania Nova VI
Date: 01-Feb-2013 - 02-Feb-2013
Location: Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Contact Person: Francisco Ordonez
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax
Subject Language(s): French; Portuguese; Spanish
Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2012
'Romania Nova': VI Workshop1-2 February 2013during Abralin, Natal (Brazil)
The research commission of Romania Nova is interested in promoting and creating a space for comparative studies of the syntax and morphology of Romance languages spoken in the Americas from a synchronic and diachronic point of view.
Mary A.Kato (UNICAMP)Francisco Ordóñez (Stony Brook, SUNY)Andrés Saab (Universidad del Comahue)
Adriana Belletti (Università di Siena)Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT)
Call for Papers:
The commission of 'Romania Nova' invites papers to its sixth workshop to be held at Natal, Rio Grande do Norte.
The areas of discussion are:
- Strong and weak pronouns (datives, clitics, null subjects, clitic doubling, Binding)- Clause types (negation, imperatives, questions and wh-questions, evidentiality, impersonal, passives)- Ellipsis and null objects- Non-finite clauses (raising, causatives, hyper-raising, adjuncts)- Focus constructions (and other constructions involving the sentence and the vP periphery- DP and structure of DP
We also encourage submissions of empirical variationist and historical work.
The abstracts are invited for 30 minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion). Abstract should be maximum 2 pages with examples, references and trees included. Font 12.
Send abstracts in PDF or Word to:
Mary Kato: ma.kato
Abstract deadline: September 30, 2012
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