LINGUIST List 31.3616

Tue Nov 24 2020

Confs: Semantics, Syntax/Online

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Date: 24-Nov-2020
From: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck <jeroen.vancraenenbroeckkuleuven.be>
Subject: The syntax and semantics of clausal complementation
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The syntax and semantics of clausal complementation
Short Title: BCGL 13


Date: 16-Dec-2020 - 18-Dec-2020
Location: Brussels (Online), Belgium
Contact: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://www.crissp.be/bcgl-13-the-syntax-and-semantics-of-clausal-complementation/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

CRISSP is proud to present the thirteenth installment of the Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics (BCGL), devoted to the syntax and semantics of clausal complementation.

The conference will take place on December 16-18, 2020, and has been moved online due to local COVID 19-regulations.

We are pleased to announce that the following invited speakers have agreed to give a talk at BCGL 13:
Keir Moulton (University of Toronto)
David Pesetsky (MIT)
Anna Roussou (University of Patras)

Program Information:

**Wednesday December 16, 2020**

10.50-11.00
Welcome and opening words

11.05-11.40
Imke Driemel (Universität Leipzig) and Maria Kouneli (Universität Leipzig)
‘Say’-based complementation: Insights from Kipsigis

11.45-12.20
Kajsa Djärv (University of Konstanz)
Composing attitude reports: why knowing people is not believing them

12.25-13.00
Jan Wiślicki (University of Warsaw)
S-selection and presupposition in quotational complementation

13.00-14.00
Lunch break

14.00-14.10
Lightning talk: Evgeniia Khristoforova (University of Amsterdam)
Deficient subject agreement in control complement clauses in Russian Sign Language

14.15-14.25
Lightning talk: Francesco Costantini (University of Udine)
On assertive force and the structure of complement clauses

14.30-14.40
Lightning talk: Mikhail Knyazev (Institute for Linguistic Studies RAS, St. Petersburg)
An implicational hierarchy for declarative complement clauses: nominal structure without nominal properties

14.40-15.10
Break-out rooms

15.10-15.25
Break

15.25-16.00
Sadhwi Srinivas (John Hopkins University) and Geraldine Legendre (John Hopkins University)
Content-denoting clausal complements to deverbal nouns can be arguments: Evidence from English and Kannada light verb constructions

16.05-16.40
Tatiana Bondarenko (MIT)
Two paths to explain

16.45-17.45
Invited talk: Keir Moulton (University of Toronto)
TBA

**Thursday December 17, 2020**

11.05-11.
Lena Baunaz (University of Zurich) and Eric Lander (Stockholm University)
Romance and Balkan factive islands in a nanosyntactic light

11.45-12.20
Qianqian Ren (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Clausal subordination and coordination in the nominal domain in Mandarin Chinese

12.25-13.00
Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin University) and Jutta Hartmann (Universität Bielefeld)
Exfoliation and control

13.00-14.00
Lunch break

14.00-14.35
Idan Landau (Ben Gurion University)
Gerundive Complements of P: Either property or proposition

14.40-15.15
Tommy Tsz-Ming Lee (University of Southern California) and Ka-Fai Yip (Yale University)
Indirect evidence as a licensing condition of hyperraising in Cantonese and Vietnamese

15.15-15.30
Break

15.30-15.40
Lightning talk: Christos Vlachos (University of Patras) and Konstantina Balasi (University of Patras)
Wh-clauses as nominal complements: Evidence from Greek

15.45-15.55
Lightning talk: Teruyuki Mizuno (University of Connecticut)
On the Q-particles in embedded declaratives and the clausal complementation in Japanese

16.00-16.10
Lightning talk: Tom Roberts (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Argument saturation and the syntactic status of embedded clauses

16.10-16.40
Break-out rooms

16.45-17.45
Invited talk: Anna Roussou (University of Patras)
TBA

**Friday December 18, 2020**

11.45-12.20
Richard Faure (Université Côte d’Azur)
Argument CPs as frozen in situ DPs in Classical Greek

12.25-13.00
Mirko Garofalo (University of Iceland)
The role of D-features and case for clausal arguments: an account from Icelandic

13.00-14.00
Lunch break

14.00-14.10
Lightning talk: Irina Stoica (University of Bucharest)
CPs as subjects – the view from manner of speaking verbs

14.15-14.25
Lightning talk: Despina Oikonomou (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
Variable “mood selection” with communication verbs in Greek: Bi-eventive modal anchoring

14.30-14.40
Lightning talk: Deniz Satik (Harvard University)
Exfoliating the implicational universal in complementation

14.40-15.10
Break-out rooms

15.10-15.25
Break

15.25-16.00
Asia Pietraszko (University of Rochester)
An argument for true c-selection in clausal complementation

16.05-16.40
Ken Safir (Rutgers University)
On the Directions of Selection

16.45-17.45
Invited talk: David Pesetsky (MIT)
TBA

Registration for BCGL 13 is required for everyone except the invited speakers. You can register via this form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScRbJP20KCxVHzXre85vJQlwGBYgGcM8vSuOLat_492r9u6mA/viewform). All registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom-links of the conference sessions shortly before the start of BCGL 13.




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