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        1.     Franca Wesseling , European Dialect Syntax Workshop VI


Message 1: European Dialect Syntax Workshop VI
Date: 17-Feb-2012
From: Franca Wesseling <franca.wesselingmeertens.knaw.nl>
Subject: European Dialect Syntax Workshop VI
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European Dialect Syntax Workshop VI
Short Title: Edisyn Workshop VI


Date: 31-Mar-2012 - 01-Apr-2012
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact: Ioanna Sitaridou
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.dialectsyntax.org

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Meeting Description:

The general goal of Edisyn (an ESF-funded project which runs from 2005
- 2012 at the Meertens Institute and whose labours continue to bear
fruits) is to stimulate international cooperation in the study of European
dialect syntax, which is a rapidly growing field.

Workshop European Dialect Syntax VI, Queens' College, Cambridge, 31
March 2012

Programme

9:00 - 9:30
Registration

9:30 - 10:00
What makes a good (relative) particle? On the left periphery of relative
and adverbial clauses in Southern German dialects - Ellen Brandner &
Iris Bräuning (Konstanz)

10:00 - 10:30
Relativisation strategies in German dialectal varieties and the fine
structure of CP - Sabrina Bertollo (Padova)

10:30 - 11:00
COFFEE BREAK

11:00 - 11:30
Multiple wh-fronting across Pontic Greek varieties - Dimitris
Michelioudakis & Ioanna Sitaridou (Cambridge)

11:30 - 12:00
Wh-items under the magnifying lense: the internal structure of 'where'
in Italoromance - Nicola Munaro (Venice) & Cecilia Poletto (Frankfurt)

12:00 - 12:30
Nominal Structures and Non-agreeing Quantifiers in Basque - Urtzi
Etxeberria & Ricardo Etxepare (IKER-CNRS)

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch

14.00 - 15:00
Modelling language change in the Syntactic Atlas of Welsh Dialects-
David Willis (Cambridge)

15:00 - 15:30
Vacuous preposition doubling in Breton - Mélanie Jouitteau (CNRS)

15:30 - 16:00
On the role of clitics in Cappadocian - Artemis Alexiadou (Stuttgart) &
Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse)

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:00
Preproprial articles in Norwegian dialects - Janne Bondi Johannessen &
Piotr Garbacz (Oslo)

17:00 - 17:30
The Northern Subject Rule and Verbal -s with Conjoined NPs in
Dialectal English - Isabelle Buchstaller, Claire Childs, Karen Corrigan &
Anders Holmberg (Newcastle)

17.30 - 18.00
Business Meeting

Pre registration:

You can pre register till March 10th by sending an email to Ioanna
Sitaridou (is269cam.ac.uk). Registration fee is £20 for all but
speakers and students.

More information available at http://www.dialectsyntax.org



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