LINGUIST List 26.2819

Tue Jun 09 2015

Confs: General Linguistics/Hungary

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Date: 07-Jun-2015
From: Krisztina Szecsenyi <kszecsenyigmail.com>
Subject: Budapest Linguistics Conference
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Budapest Linguistics Conference
Short Title: BLINC


Date: 18-Jun-2015 - 20-Jun-2015
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contact: Mark Newson
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://seas3.elte.hu/blinc/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Announcing the Budapest Linguistics Conference, which will take place at Eötvös Loránd University from 18 to 20 June 2015. The conference will be hosted by the Department of English Linguistics in the School of English and American Studies of ELTE and is sponsored by the Faculty of Humanities of ELTE and the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Invited Speakers:

Marcel den Dikken
Katalin É. Kiss

Program:

BLINC 2015 June 18 – June 20


Thursday 18 June
9.00

Session 1:
Brigitta Schvarcz
The Range of –nyi Suffixation in Hungarian

Session 2:
László Drienkó
Discontinuous Coverage of English Mother-Child Speech

9.45

Session 1:
Ludovico Franko & Mihaela Marchis Moreno
Intervention in Agreement and Case Assignment and the Role of Cliticization

Session 2:
Tamás Biró
Can You Learn Hidden Information?

10.25 Break

11.00
Plenary:
Katalin É Kiss
Quantifier Scope Interpretation by English and Hungarian Children

12.30 Lunch

14.00

Session 1:
Júlia Bácskai-Atkári
Towards a Cross-Linguistic Typology of Marking Polarity in Embedded Degree Clauses

Session 2:
Yuen Chee Keong & Nur Husna Serip Mohamad
We’re On a Date!: A Comparison of Malay and Indian Interruption Patterns in Malaysia

14.45

Session 1:
Blanca Croitor & Ion Giurgea
Relative Superlatives and Deg-raising

Session 2:
Karolina Jaworska & Natalia Palich
Lexical Chaining in Arabic, Czech and Polish - A Comparative Case Study

15.25 Break

16.00

Session 1: Peter Herbeck
Romance Emphatic Doubling as Multiple [Pragmatic] Chains

Session 2:
Karolina Jaworska
Lexical Dyads as a Manifestation of Semantic Parallelism in Arabic

16.45

Session 1:
Éva Dékány & Orsolya Tánczos
Udmurt Relatives with and without a Left Periphery

Session 2:
Péter Szűcs
Demonstratives Introducing Subordinate Clauses in Hungarian


Friday 19 June

9.00

Session 1:
Jamal Ouhalla
Wh-clitic-doubling, Wh-Cliticisation and Operator-Variable Links

Session 2:
Mayowa Akinlotan
Nigerian Genitive Alternation

9.45

Session 1:
Joe Emonds
Middle English: Theoretical Limits on Borrowing through Language Contact

Session 2:
Krisztina Andrási
Control into Hungarian -vA Adverbial Participles

10.25 Break

11.00
Plenary:
Marcel den Dikken
Contrastive Left Dislocation: Why one size does not fit all

12.30 Lunch

14.00

Session 1:
Uli Sauerland & Moreno Mitrovic
Two Conjunctions Are Better Than One

Session 2:
Sonja Müller
A Discourse Structural View on the (Combined) Use of the Modal Particles doch and auch

14.45

Session 1:
Angel Luis Jimènez-Fernández & Bozena Rozwadowska
A Comparative Discourse-Based Approach to Dative Experiencers and Subject Properties

Session 2:
Gustavo Freire & Matthew Degenhardt
Causative Periphrastic Verbs: Semantics, Acquisition, and Cognition

15.25 Break

16.00

Session 1:
Kerstin Hoge
Yiddish Possessive Constructions

Session 2:
Øystein Heggelund
Intertextual Variation in Old and Middle English

16.45

Session 1:
Branimir Stankovic
DP and Mandatory Determiners in Article-less Serbo-Croatian

Session 2:
Wojciech Guz
Spoken wh-clefts in the British National Corpus


Saturday 20 June

9.00

Session 1:
Marta Ruda
Theory of Null Objects and Verb Classes: Manner Verbs, Result Verbs, and Manner/Result Verbs

Session 2:
Alberti Gábor & Farkas Judit : Hatnék-Nominalization in Hungarian

9.45

Session 1:
Anikó Csirmaz
Telicity Alternations

Session 2:
Laura Becker
The ''Existential Construction'' in Hungarian

10.25 Break

11.00

Session 1:
Mojmir Docekal
Upper Bounded and Un-bounded 'no more'

Session 2:
Jacek Witkos & Dziubala-Szrejbrowska
Numeral Phrases as Subjects and Agreement with Participles and Predicative Adjectives

11.45

Session 1:
Anikó Csirmaz & Benjamin Slade
Result States and Repetitive Adverbs

Session 2:
Catherine Gkritziou
Towards a Unified Structure of pu-clauses in Modern Greek: Evidence from Factive Islands

For more information and registration see http://seas3.elte.hu/blinc/



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