LINGUIST List 28.1281

Wed Mar 15 2017

Confs: Russian, Ling Theories, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Russia

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 15-Mar-2017
From: Sergei Tatevosov <>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Russian Linguistics
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Formal Approaches to Russian Linguistics
Short Title: FARL

Date: 29-Mar-2017 - 31-Mar-2017
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact: Sergei Tatevosov
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Russian

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the workshop on Formal Approaches to Russian Linguistics (FARL 2017) will be held in Moscow on March 29-31, 2017 at the Faculty of Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University and at the Institute for Modern Linguistic Research, Moscow State University for Education. The workshop language will be English.

Keynote Speakers:

Ora Matushansky, CNRS/Université Paris VIII
David Pesetsky, MIT

Workshop Organizers:

Ekaterina Lyutikova, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Lomonosov Moscow State University / Institute for Modern Linguistic Research, Moscow State University for Education
Sergei Tatevosov, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Lomonosov Moscow State University / Institute for Modern Linguistic Research, Moscow State University for Education


Formal Approaches to Russian Linguistics

March 29, 2017:


Opening remarks

Kyongjoon Kwon (Sungkyunkwan University)
A phonologically null verb GIVE in the context of threat: the Russian case

Alexander Letuchy (HSE)
Non-standard negative concord in Russian

Manuela Ambar, Diana Amaral, Margarita Dimitrova (University of Lisbon) A crosslinguistic puzzle for subjunctive

Sergey Knyazev (MGU, HSE), Anton Kukhto (MGU), Alexender Piperski (HSE, Russian State University for the Humanities)
The interaction of vowel reduction and stress clash resolution rules in Modern Standard Russian

Naoya Watabe (University of Tokyo )
Morphologically conditioned palatalization in Russian loanwords

Khalil Iskarous (University of Southern California), Darya Kavitskaya (University of California, Berkeley)
A typology of contrastive palatalization: Russian and other Slavic languages

Petr Kusliy (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
SOT-effects in Russian and the Semantics of Temporal de re Attitude Reports

Natalia Ivlieva, Alexander Podobryaev (HSE)
How to negate a PPI-disjunction

Pavel Rudnev (Russian Academy of National Economics and Public Administration)
Paths to positive polarity. The case of two plain PPI-disjunctions in Russian

Invited talk
Ora Matushansky (CNRS)
A problem in the Hallean approach to the Russian verb

18:30: Welcoming reception

March 30, 2017:

Anastasia Gerasimova (MGU, MSPU)
Gender mismatch in Russian: quantitative study

Asya Pereltsvaig (Independent)
Eventive Nominalizations in Russian and the NP/DP debate

Takuya Miyauchi (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Phase theory and θ-roles of postnominal genitives: Evidence from Russian event nominal phrases

Nerea Madariaga (University of the Basque Country)
Approaches to variation and the role of diachrony in case alternations

Maria Vasilyeva (MGU)
Processing of a syncretic case system: Evidence from Russian

Mikhail Knyazev (St. Petersburg State University, MSPU)
Hidden structure in clausal complements and its effects: uncovering the underlying duality of čto- and čtoby-clauses

Katia Paykin (Université de Lille), Marleen Van Peteghem (Ghent University) How can a reflexive verb be impersonal? Impersonal reflexives in Russian

Maria Trubitsina (MGU, MSPU)
Syntactic features of Names in Russian

Pavel Grashchenkov (MGU, MSPU)
Categorial Nature of Russian Short Form Adjectives

Tatiana Bondarenko (MGU)
Russian applicatives and the lexical decomposition

Invited talk
David Pesetsky (MIT)
Clause size and Nominal size: towards a derivational theory of both

19:00: Workshop dinner

March 31, 2017:


Elena Filimonova (University of Cambridge)
'Formally speaking it does not make any sense': Russian through the mind of L2 learners

Anton Zimmerling (MSPU)
TheNominative Object Parameter and Predicate Agreement in Russian

Tatiana Philippova (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
The Russian genitive of comparison: DP or clause?

Olga Borik (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
On Bare Singulars

Olga Kagan, Lavi Wolf (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
Toward a Uniform Account of the Degree Modifier čut'

Daniel Tiskin (St. Petersburg State University)
Ni: Negative Concord μ in Russian

Farewell greetings


MGU : Lomonosov Moscow State University
HSE: Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
MSPU: Moscow State Pedagogical University

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