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Confs: General Linguistics/Spain

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Date: 17-Jan-2020
From: Josep Ausensi <>
Subject: Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe 28
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Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe 28
Short Title: ConSOLE 28

Date: 29-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2020
Location: Barcelona Catalonia, Spain
Contact: Josep Ausensi
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Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 28th edition of the Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE) will be held between January 29-31 2020 at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. ConSOLE aims at providing graduate students and early-career researchers with the opportunity to present their research in linguistics to an international audience.

DAY 1: 29 / 01 / 2020

9:00 – 9:50

9:50 – 10:00
Opening remarks

10:00 – 11:00
Keynote Speaker
Laia Mayol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

11:00 – 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00
Irina Khomchenkova Lomonosov (Moscow State University /Vinogradov Russian Language Institute)
Exceptives in Hill Mari and Moksha Mordvin

12:00 – 12:30
Yuta Tatsumi (University of Connecticut)
Multiple classifier constructions and different ways of counting

12:30 – 13:00
Wenyue Hua (Rutgers University)
Free Choice Reading of Sentences with Predicates over Propositional Expressions

13:00 – 14:30
Lunch break

14:30 - 15:00
Aitor Lizardi Ituarte (University of the Basque Country)
Different scope relations between discourse particles and intonation: the case of Basque ba

15:00 - 15:30
Evripidis Tsiakmakis (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
On defining expletiveness in the nominal domain: evidence from Greek

15:30 - 16:00
Joanna Wall (Utrecht University & Meertens Instituut)
The syncretism and distinct lexical semantics of auxiliaries

16:00 - 17:00
Coffee break and poster presentations

17:00 - 18:00
Keynote speaker
Yasutada Sudo (University College London)

DAY 2: 30 / 01 / 2020

10:00 - 11:00
Keynote Speaker
Núria Esteve-Gibert (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
What speech prosody, visual cues, and tactile information tell us
about the acquisition, processing and planning of language.

11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00
Jahnavi Narkar (Wayne State University)
Adaptation of English Stops in Indo-Aryan Languages: VOT about Aspiration?

12:00 - 12:30
Savio Meyase (University of Leipzig)
Dissimilation and Phonological Conspiracy in Tenyidie Tone

12:30 - 13:00
Florent Dueme, Clara Martin and Antje Stoehr (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language/Ikerbasque - Basque Foundation for Science)
The influence of L2 orthography on L1 speech production in immersed bilinguals

13:00 - 14:30
Lunch break

14:30 - 15:00
Tom Meadows (Queen Mary University of London)
Suspended Affixation and the Syntax-Morphology Interface

15:00 - 15:30
Lucie Janku and Michal Starke (Masaryk University)
Growing roots in Italian nominals: Nanosyntactic account

15:30 - 16:00
Laura Vela-Plo (University of the Basque Country)
“More-than” Wars: The Awakening of the Split Approach to Comparatives

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee break

16:30 - 17:30
Keynote speaker
Francesc Torres-Tamarit (CNRS)
How big small words can be

18:00 - 20:00

20:30 - 22:30
Conference dinner

DAY 3: 31 / 01 / 2020

10:00 - 11:00
Keynote Speaker
Laura Domínguez (University of Southampton)
When and how does a native grammar change? Introducing the ‘Attrition via Acquisition’ formal model of L1 grammatical attrition

11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00
Pin-Hsi Chen (Purdue University)
Verbal Classifiers, Numerals, & Telicity in Taiwan Mandarin: An Exo-Skeletal Analysis

12:00 - 12:30
Irene Amato (Universität Leipzig)
Auxiliary switch and clitic climbing in Italian restructuring

12:30 - 13:00
Pietro Baggio (Queen Mary University of London)
The Nature and Place of Gender Features: The View from Italian

13:00 - 14:30
Lunch break

14:30 - 15:00
Svenja Schmid (Universität Konstanz)
Word order alternations in Italian and Spanish why-interrogatives

15:00 - 15:30
Lorena Castillo and M. Pilar Colomina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
VSO order in Romance: A labeling theory approach

15:30 - 16:00
Marie-Luise Schwarzer (University of Leipzig)
Parasitic gapping: Determiner sharing is Left Edge Ellipsis

16:00 - 17:00
Coffee break and poster presentations

17:00 - 18:00
Keynote speaker
Vadim Kimmelman (University of Bergen)
Argument structure in sign languages: the role of modality

18:00 - 18:30
Closing remarks and farewell

Poster session 29 / 01 / 2020:

1. Elisabeth Kerr (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)
Specificity-dependent nominal licensing: Evidence from Gorwaa.

2. Petr Rossyaykin (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
Existential modals and negation in Russian: evidence for universal functional hierarchy.

3. Megan Gotowski and Troy Messick (Rutgers University)
What Quoi-Sluices Reveal about Ellipsis and Wh-Clitics in French.

4. Yu Nakajima (Waseda University)
Lexical Ambiguity & N-words: A Perspective from a Set Theory

5. Yuya Noguchi (University of Connecticut)
On the embeddability of cleft wh-questions in Japanese.

6. Sara Amido (Independent researcher)
Goals and Beliefs.

Poster session 2, 31 / 02 /2020:

1. Arkadiusz Kwapiszewski (University of Oxford)
Aspect in Two Types of Argument-Supporting Nominals in Polish.

2. Alexander Allan Cairncross and Pietro Baggio (University of Cambridge/Queen Mary University of London)
A Quotational Approach to the Complex Syntax and Semantics of Proper Names.

3. Ling Sun (University College London)
An evaluativity-based analysis of measure phrase constructions: Evidence from Mandarin, German, Dutch and English.

4. Takanobu Nakamura (University of Edinburgh)
Ranked Alternatives under the service of Uniform Event Partition.

5. Denis Rakhman (HSE)
VSO word order in Russian narrative.

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