LINGUIST List 27.5052

Fri Dec 09 2016

Confs: Historical Ling, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Typology/Spain

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 08-Dec-2016
From: Anna Pineda <>
Subject: International Workshop: Dative Structures and Beyond
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International Workshop: Dative Structures and Beyond

Date: 26-Jan-2017 - 27-Jan-2017
Location: Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain
Contact: Anna Pineda
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Meeting Description:

This workshop aims to explore different notions surrounding dative structures in languages belonging to the Romance family and beyond –including, also, Basque. The workshop will be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in Catalonia, on January 26-27, 2017.

Invited Speakers:

María Cristina Cuervo (University of Toronto)
Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge)
Beatriz Fernández (University of the Basque Country)


Anna Pineda (CNRS-IKER)

Organizing Committee:

Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS-IKER)
Jaume Mateu (UAB)
Anna Pineda (CNRS-IKER)


Thursday, 26 January 2017:

8:45-9:15: Registration and reception


Invited Speaker M. Cristina CUERVO (U. of Toronto)
Applicatives without borders

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

Víctor ACEDO-MATELLÁN (Queens’ College, U. of Cambridge)
Spatial Datives as Affected Datives

Nora BONEH (The Hebrew U. of Jerusalem) & Léa NASH (U. Paris 8/UMR 7023 - CNRS)
The end of the path for the selected vs. non-selected distinction?

Ludovico FRANCO (CLUNL/FCSH/U. Nova de Lisboa)
The instrumental: Dative and its double

Teresa CABRÉ (U. Autònoma de Barcelona) & Antonio FÁBREGAS (U. of Tromsø)
Ways of being a dative clitic: case marked Ds vs. animate locatives

13:00-14:30: Lunch break

Invited Speaker Beatriz FERNÁNDEZ (U. of the Basque Country)
From the top to the bottom: Datives in Basque

Michelle SHEEHAN (Anglia Ruskin U)
Dative extension in causatives: faire-infinitif in Latin American Spanish


16:30-17:00: Coffee break

Ángel JIMÉNEZ-FDEZ (U. de Sevilla) & Andrés SAAB (CONICET-U. de Buenos Aires)
Subextraction through doubled datives and beyond

Alejo ALCARAZ (U. of the Basque Country)
Dative displacement in Romance Clitic Constructions

Rita MANZINI (U. degli Studi di Firenze) & Leonardo SAVOIA (U. degli Studi di Firenze)
The alternation of datives and accusatives in Romance DPs and clitics

Ángel GALLEGO (U. Autònoma de Barcelona), Francesc ROCA (U. de Girona) & M. Pilar COLOMINA (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Micro-Parameters of Case Displacement: Leismo across Spanish Dialects

21:00: Conference dinner

Friday, 27 January 2017:

Invited Speaker Adam LEDGEWAY (U. of Cambridge)
Microvariation in dative-marking in the Romance and Greek varieties of southern Italy

11:00-11:50: Coffee Break & Posters

- Ana M. BRITO (U. do Porto) Ditransitive constructions and information structure in European Portuguese: when the DO is a heavy constituent
- David BASILICO (U. of Alabama at Birmingham) Applicatives and the Antipassive
- Alexandra CORNILESCU (U. of Bucharest) Ditransitive Constructions with DOM Direct Objects in Romanian (Alternate 1)
- Jóhannes JóNSSON & Rannveig THÓRARINSDÓTTIR (University of Iceland) Dative objects with novel verbs (Alternate 2)
- Marios MAVROGIORGOS (U. of Cambridge) Aromanian reflexive possessors
- Heloisa SALLES (U. de Brasília) & Cida TORRES (U. de São Paulo) On (the absence of dative) external possessors in Brazilian Portuguese (Alternate 3)
- Sebastià SALVÀ (U. Autònoma de Barcelona) Unaccusatives Beyond Unaccusatives: Non-agentive but Affected Subjects in Old Majorcan and North-Eastern Catalan
- Egor TSEDRYK (Saint Mary’s U.) Locatives and datives in Russian: to be AT or to be TO, and how high can they be?
- Claudia TUROLLA & Gildo BIDESE (Università degli Studi di Trento) Applicative Projection and auxiliary selection in Cimbrian
- Mattie WECHSLER (independent) The Lexical Underspecification of Bantu Causatives and Applicatives

Svitlana ANTONYUK-YUDINA (Stony Brook U.)
The Puzzle of Russian Ditransitives

Ana CALINDRO (State U. of Rio de Janeiro - State U. of Campinas)
Ditransitive constructions: what sets Brazilian Portuguese apart from other Romance languages?

Paola CÉPEDA (Stony Brook U.) & Sonia CYRINO (U. Estadual de Campinas)
Putting objects in order: Asymmetrical relations in Spanish and Portuguese ditransitives

13:20-14:50: Lunch break

Anders HOLMBERG (Newcastle U.), Michelle SHEEHAN (Anglia Ruskin U.) & Jenneke VAN DER WAL (Harvard U.)
Movement from the double object construction is not fully symmetrical

Rita GONÇALVES (U. de Lisboa), Tjerk HAGEMEIJER (U. de Lisboa) & Inês DUARTE (U. de Lisboa)
Revisiting dative constructions: A VP-shell based approach

Juan ROMERO (U.of Extremadura) & Javier ORMAZABAL (U. of the Basque Country)
On the relation between prepositional and applicative constructions

16:20-16:50: Coffee break

Chiyo NISHIDA (U. of Texas - Austin)
Revisiting dative clitic doubling through reverse psych verb sentences in two word orders

Carles ROYO (U. of Barcelona)
The accusative/dative alternation in Catalan verbs with experiencer object

Antonio FÁBREGAS (U. of Tromsø) & Rafael MARÍN (CNRS - U. Lille 3)
Datives and stativity in psych predicates

Concluding Remarks

See the abstracts here:

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