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LINGUIST List 20.790

Wed Mar 11 2009

Confs: General Linguistics;Language Acquisition;Neurolinguistics/Spain

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        1.    Vidal Valmala, 19th Colloquium on Generative Grammar

Message 1: 19th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Date: 09-Mar-2009
From: Vidal Valmala <vidal.valmalaehu.es>
Subject: 19th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
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19th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
Short Title: CGG-19

Date: 01-Apr-2009 - 03-Apr-2009
Location: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Contact: Vidal Valmala
Contact Email: vidal.valmalaehu.es
Meeting URL: http://www.ehu.es/cgg-19

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The Colloquium on Generative Grammar (CGG) is one of the most important
linguistics conferences in Europe. The 19th Colloquium on Generative Grammar
will be held at the Faculty of Letters of the University of the Basque Country,
Vitoria-Gasteiz, from 1st to 3rd April, 2009.

CGG-19 - Programme (www.ehu.es/cgg-19)

April 1

08:45-09:15 Registration

09:15-09:30 Welcoming remarks

Francisco Ordóñez (SUNY-Stony Brook University)
Backwards or in situ? Infinitival overt subjects in Romance

Jonathan E. MacDonald (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Variation and the CI interface: implications for event structure

11:10-11:30 Coffee break

Gabi Danon (Bar-Ilan University)
Grammatical number in numeral-noun constructions

Cristina Guardiano (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia)
The syntax of demonstratives: A parametric analysis

Elena Soare (Université de Paris 8)
BE and epistemic construals in Romanian

13:30-15:00 Lunch break

Claudia Borgonovo (Université Laval) & Brenda Laca (Paris 8-CNRS)
Spanish aspect and pluractionality

Makoto Kaneko (Okayama University)
Full-fledged and grammaticalized indefinites conveying ignorance, derogation or
anti-exhaustiveness in Japanese

16:20-16:40 Coffee break

16:40-17:20 Poster Session
Clàudia Pons Moll & Francesc Torres-Tamarit (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
What is beyond ∂ ?
Federica Cognola (U. of Padova)
TopicPs and Relativized Minimality in Mòcheno left periphery
Helen Koulidobrova (U. of Connecticut)
The intensifier itself: Evidence against long-distance anaphora in ASL
Susana Huidobro (Stony Brook University, UPV-EHU)
Datives as "concordial" case: evidence from Spanish and Galician
Vincent Homer (UCLA, ENS)- Third alternate for oral presentation
Backward Control in Samoan
Urtzi Etxeberria (IKER-CNRS) & Anastasia Giannakidou (U. of Chicago)
The Definite Determiner as a Modifier

Josep Quer (ICREA & U. Pompeu Fabra) & Luis Vicente (U. Potsdam)
Semantically triggered verb doubling in Spanish unconditionals

Milan Rezac (UMR 7023)
Dative-locative syncretisms and the Y-model

April 2

Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS-IKER)
Case, Number and Person in Basque Long Distance Agreement

Carlos de Cuba (Stony Brook University) & Barbara Ürögdi (RIL HAS)
Clausal Expletives and the Referentiality of CP

11:10-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:10 Poster Session
María Luisa Rivero, Ewelina Frackowiak, Ana Arregui (U. of Ottawa)
Variation in Circumstantial Modality
Mihaela Marchis (Universität Stuttgart)
On the properties of relational adjectives in Romanian and Spanish
Özge Öztürk (Max Planck Institute) & Anna Papafragou (U. of Delaware)-
Second alternate for oral presentation
Evidentiality and the Language-Cognition Interface
Hyon Sook Choe (Yeungnam U.)- First alternate for oral presentation
On Left-Branch Extraction (LBE) and Left-Branch Condition (LBC) effects
Txuss Martín (New York University)
The Internal Structure of Dative Clitics
Susanna Padrosa Trias (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Exploring Compounding in Distributed Morphology

Angelina Markova, Anna Gavarró, Wojciech Lewandowski (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Multiple interrogatives: Bulgarian vs. Polish, child and adult

Frank Drijkoningen (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics)
Floating quantifiers and the influence of topic and focus

13:30-15:00 Lunch break

Ángel J. Gallego (U. Autònoma de Barcelona) & Juan Uriagereka (U. of Maryland)
Estar = Ser + P

Theresa Biberauer (U. of Cambridge) & Sonia Cyrino (U. of Campinas)
Negative developments in Afrikaans and Brazilian Portuguese

16:20-16:40 Coffee break

Ángel J. Gallego (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Ellipsis by Phase

Lisa Cheng (Leiden University)
Clefts in Durban Zulu

18:20-18:50 Business meeting

April 3

Hagit Borer (U. of Southern California)
Roots and Categories

Antje Lahne (Universität Leipzig)
Reflexes of Successive-cyclic Movement: A Uniform Reanalysis

Víctor Acedo-Matellán (U. de Barcelona)
Adjectival and non-adjectival resultative constructions: the role of morphology
in their crosslinguistic Variation

11:50-12:10 Coffee break

Dalina Kallulli (University of Vienna)
Turning the world upside down: Deponents at the base

Barbara Ürögdi (RIL HAS) & Jonathan E. MacDonald (U. Autònoma de Barcelona)
Operators in the TP-domain and Aspectual Interpretation

13:30-15:00 Lunch break

Sonia Cyrino (U. of Campinas)
XP-movement of participles and the rise of periphrastic tenses in

Leah S. Bauke (U. of Massachusetts at Amherst/U. of Wuppertal)
Nominal Compounds in German

Bartosz Wiland (Univ. of Poznan)
Overt Evidence from Left Branch Extraction in Polish for Punctuated Paths
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