LINGUIST List 27.1034

Mon Feb 29 2016

Confs: Phonetics, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Spain

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 29-Feb-2016
From: Juan Romero Morales <juantxoromerogmail.com>
Subject: 26th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
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26th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Short Title: CGG


Date: 13-Apr-2016 - 15-Apr-2016
Location: Cáceres, Spain
Contact: Juan Romero Morales
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://sites.google.com/site/26cgguex/

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The University of Extremadura is pleased to announce that the 26th Colloquium on Generative Grammar (CGG) will be held at its campus in Cáceres, on April 13-15, 2016.

The CGG is an annual conference that has been held in Spain, Portugal, and France. The CGG is a conference where linguists from all over the world discuss the latest proposals on syntax, semantics, phonology and phonetics of natural languages within the generative framework. The CGG is one of the main conferences on this topic held in Europe.

Organizers: Juan Romero (UEX), and Javier Ormazabal (EHU-UPV)

Keynote Speakers:

Carme Picallo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Pilar Barbosa (Universidade do Minho)
Silvia Gumiel & Isabel Pérez (Universidad de Alcalá)

Program:

Wednesday, April 13

9:00-9:40
Ricardo Etxepare (IKER-CNRS, UMR 5478) & Myriam Uribe Etxebarria (University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU)
A conspiracy theory of constituent negation

9:40-10:20
Ekaterina Chernova (Universitat de Girona)
Interrogative enclitic li in light of Q-based theory

10:20-11:00
Mara Frascarelli (Università di Roma Tre) & Angel Luis Jiménez (University of Sevilla)
How partial can a language be? Comparing interface restrictions on Topic chains

Break

11:20-12:00
Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge, Stellengosch University) & Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge): Emergent parameters and pleiotropic features
New perspectives on syntactic complexity

12:00
Invited Speaker: Carme Picallo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB)
T.B.A.

Lunch

15:00-15:40
Francesca Ramaglia (Università di Roma Tre)
Definiteness effect and (null) indefinite variables: Focusing nominal predicates at the interfaces

15:40-16:20
Paolo Lorusso (Università di Firenze) & Ludovico Franco (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Patterns of agreement with embedded NPs

Break/Poster Session

Jorge Vega, Mario Navarro & Susann Fischer (University of Hamburg)
The clitic doubling cycle. A diachronic reconstruction

Michela Russo (Lyon III Univ./CEL EA 1663 & UMR 7023 CNRS Paris 8) & Shanti Ulfsbjorninn (Lyon University (UdL)/CEL EA 1663 Lyon III & UCL London)
Phonological weakening in the initial position of Southern Italian. Is it really lenition?

Eloisa Pilati & Rozana Naves (University of Brazilia)
Explaining null subjects in Partial null subject languages

17:00-17:40
Neda Todorovic (University of Connecticut)
Aspect in Serbian and how it interacts with the future

17:40-18:20
Jennifer Tan (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC)
Embeddability of the Tagalog reportative daw


Thursday, April 14

9:00-9:40
Zolan Zato (ILLA-CSIC)
Gradable nominalizations in Spanish

9:40-10:20
Melania S. Masià (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB)
Adjectives of completion as maximality modifiers of eventive nominalizations

10:20-11:00
Sascha Alexeyenko (University of Osnabrück) & Antonio Fábregas (IS-Universitetet i Tromsø)
A syntactico-semantic analysis of invariable adjectives

Break

11:20-12:00
Angel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB)
The EPP revisited under labeling theory

12:00
Invited Speaker: Pilar Barbosa (Universidade do Minho)
T.B.A.

Lunch

15:00-15:40
Giulia Bellucci (Università degli Studi di Firenze), Lena dal Pozzo (Università di Firenze), Ludovico Franco (Universidad Nova de Lisboa) & Rita Manzini (Università di Firenze)
Locatives, part and whole in Uralic

15:40-16:20
Rita Gonçalves, Inês Duarte & Tjerk. Hagemeijer (Faculdade de Letras/Centro de Linguística da Universidade de Lisboa)
Revisiting dative constructions - a VP-shell based approach

Break/Poster

Chen Wang (Queen Mary University of London)
The event structure of le in Mandarin: Distinction between word-final and sentence-final

Adina Camelia Bleotu (University of Bucharest)
The issue of parasynthesis in generative Grammar. A look at în verbs in Romanian

Ziren Zhou (University College, London)
Mass/count distinction of nouns in Mandarin Chinese

17:00-17:40
Ryoichi Kobayashi (Sophia University)
No V-to-T raising in strictly head-final languages. Evidence from Japanese and Korean

17:40-18:20
Yasuyuki Fukutomi (Fukushima University): A condition on juxtapossed interrogative clauses


Friday, April 15

9:00-9:40
Sonia Cyrino (University of Campinas): A tree-geometric approach for direct object animacy and specificity hierarchies

9:40-10:20
Johannes Mursell (Goethe University Frankfurt): : Syntactic association with focus

10:20-11:00
Alba Cerrudo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB): Cyclic Spell-Out and parenthetical clauses: A case study in Romance

Break

11:20-12:00
Judy B. Bernstein (William Paterson University), Francisco Ordóñez (Stony Brook University) & Francesc Roca (Universitat de Girona)
Personal determiners as classifiers

12:00
Invited Speaker: Silvia Gumiel & Isabel Pérez (Universidad de Alcalá)
T.B.A.

Lunch

15:00-15:40
Alejo Alcaraz (University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU)
The Spurious vs. dative problem

15:40-16:20
M. Pilar Colomina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB)
PCC effects in Eastern Iberian clitic clusters

Trip by bus to Sierra de Gata (1 hour)

Saturday, April 16

Two talks (T.B.A.), and a meeting with fala speakers

Lunch

Trip back to Cáceres


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