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LINGUIST List 24.3414

Fri Aug 30 2013

Confs: Germanic, Syntax/Germany

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Aug-2013
From: Martin Salzmann <martin.salzmannuni-leipzig.de>
Subject: Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28
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Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28
Short Title: CGSW 28

Date: 04-Oct-2013 - 05-Oct-2013
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact: Martin Salzmann
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/cgsw28

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Meeting Description:

The department of linguistics of the University of Leipzig is pleased to announce the 28th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop. CGSW 28 continues a long tradition of bringing together researchers in Germanic syntax for fruitful and constructive interaction.

Invited Speakers:

Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge)
Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim)
Kyle Johnson (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

CGSW 28 (October 4-5) will be preceded by a workshop on Opacity in Grammar (October 3; http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/cgsw28), which will be announced separately.

A program can be found at the following link: http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/cgsw28/Program_CGSW.pdf.

October 4:

Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge): tba

Federica Cognola (Trento)
Wh-long extraction in Mocheno and the derivation of OV word order in West Germanic

Thomas McFadden (Tromsø)
Resultativity and the development of Germanic preverbal ge- from Old to Middle English

Ida Larsson (Stockholm) & Peter Svenonius (Tromsø)
Phases and categories in passive and perfect participles

Karen de Clercq (Ghent)
The upward path of negation

Ulrike Steindl (USC)
Corrective coordination with but across languages

Florian Schäfer (Stuttgart)
Reconciling Burzio's Generalization with unexpected accusatives: From German to Icelandic

Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim): tba

October 5:

Kyle Johnson (UMass)
The empty category principle and linearization

Julia Bacskai-Atkari (Potsdam)
Comparative deletion in Germanic

Marcel Pitteroff (Stuttgart)
The expletive puzzle - impersonal (let-)middles

Silke Fischer (Stuttgart)
Object extraposition in Germanic-a challenge for control theory

Marjo van Koppen (Utrecht) & Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels)
Looking into ANN-compounds: Idiolectal variation

Dorian Roehrs (North Texas) & Erik Schoorlemmer (Leiden)
Agreement in the DP: Dutch vs. Norwegian

Sandhya Sundaresan (Leipzig)
Perspectival binding: A Dravidian perspective into Germanic

Artemis Alexiadou, Florian Schäfer & Giorgos Spathas (Stuttgart)
Delimiting voice in Germanic: On object drop and naturally reflexive verbs

Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels) & Gunlög Josefsson (Lund)
The Germanic complex coumpound's marker

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