LINGUIST List 31.2377

Sat Jul 25 2020

Confs: Hist Ling, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Syntax/Hungary

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Date: 24-Jul-2020
From: Éva Dékány <>
Subject: 13th Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis
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13th Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis
Short Title: SinFonIJA 13

Date: 24-Sep-2020 - 26-Sep-2020
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contact: Éva Dékány
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

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

Meeting Description:

The 13th conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis (SinFonIJA
13) will be held on 24–26 September 2020 in Budapest, Hungary, at the
Research Institute for Linguistics.

Given the current uncertainty about possible pandemic-related restrictions
on travel and gatherings, we have made the decision to host SinFonIJA 13
online, with talks and poster presentations delivered in real time over
Zoom. The information about registration and participation will be
available on the conference website closer to the time.

Invited speakers:
Maribel Romero (Universität Konstanz)
Radek Šimík (Charles University, Prague)
Markéta Ziková (Masaryk University)

Conference program:
Conference website:

Program Information:

*Thursday 24.09*

Gender agreement with exclusive disjunction in Slovenian
Franc Marušič and Zheng Shen

Three ways of explaining the participle–nominalizer polysemy
Éva Dékány and Ekaterina Georgieva

Passive participles in Serbo-Croatian: Verbs, adjectives, or both?
Maša Bešlin

11:45-12:00 Coffee break

Poster session:
12:00-12:30 Lightning talks
12:30-13:30 Discussion (browsing) time

Mirror, mirror on the wall, does morphology reflect syntax after all?
Timea Sarvas and Johannes Rothert

On the internal structure of Serbian -nje nominalizations
Predrag Kovačević

Agentive and non-agentive adjectival synthetic compounds in English
Sebastian Wasak

Think globally, act locally
Marko Simonović and Petra Mišmaš

Extraposition in English: Evidence from wh-movement
Jutta Maria Hartmann

Grammatical strategies of predication in environmental constructions: A view from Hungarian and Tundra Nenets
Veronika Hegedűs, Nikolett Mus and Balázs Surányi

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

Invited talk: Radek Šimík

15:30-15:45 Coffee break

Additive free choice items in unconditionals
Anamaria Fălăuş and Andreea Nicolae

But what is incoordination?!
Nádia Canceiro

Accounting for cross-linguistic variation in modification by depictives
David Erschler

*Friday 25.09*

Self-addressed questions and honorification: The case of Japanese daroo-ka/desyoo-ka
Chen-An Chang and Regine Eckardt

The grammaticalization of az egész 'whole' in Hungarian
Ágnes Bende-Farkas

Part-Whole-modifiers and the *-operator
Moritz Igel

11:45-12:00 Coffee break

Poster session:
12:00-12:20 Lightning talks

12:20-13:00 Discussion (browsing) time

Expletive negation in Middle Hungarian
Katalin Gugán

In the absence of an E(vent)P: Participial adverbs in English and Polish
Arkadiusz Kwapiszewski

A cross-linguistic analysis of IL/SL copular constructions in Romance
Federico Silvagni

Division of labour between polar interrogatives in Hungarian: A study in dialect semantics
Beata Gyuris, Cecília Sarolta Molnár and Katalin Mády

13:00-14:00 Lunch break

Invited talk: Maribel Romero

The syntax of expletive negation in exclamatives: Evidence from Hungarian
Anna Huszár and Tamás Halm

15:35-15:50 Coffee break

Achievements and paths: Degree achievements from the Slavic perspective
Mojmír Dočekal and Lucia Vlášková

A typology of proportional quantifiers: Evidence from Polish partitives
Marcin Wągiel

Against class A treatment of no more: Experimental evidence from Czech
Mojmír Dočekal

*Saturday 26.09*

Unstressed vowels in English: Distributions and consequences
Péter Szigetvári

Anti-Romance laryngeal patterns in Italian phonology
Bálint Huszthy

Place of Articulation shifts: A gradual road to the unmarked
Eirini Apostolopoulou

11:45-12:00 Coffee break

Poster session:
12:00-12:20 Lightning talks

12:20-13:00 Discussion (browsing) time

How the vowel quantity of the first compound components in Neoštokavian can be shortened
Stanimir Rakić

Telling fortis and lenis apart in English obstruent clusters
Zoltán G. Kiss and Péter Szigetvári

Applying phonology in lexicography: Variant-synonym classification in Czech Sign Language
Hana Strachoňová and Lucia Vlášková

Melodic peaks in the spontaneous speech of vantage level Hungarian learners of Spanish
Kata Baditzné Pálvölgyi

13:00-14:00 Lunch break

Invited talk: Markéta Ziková

The role of phonology in Vata adjectival agreement
Sebastian Bredemann

15:35-15:50 Coffee break

Complex simplex numerals
Marcin Wągiel and Pavel Caha

Code-switching to avoid paradigm gaps: Verb integration in Austrian BCMS
Marko Simonović and Boban Arsenijević

Russian declension without declension features and without contextual allomorphy
Pavel Caha

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