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https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7UlVKyrsysodXEzYVNnd1NrYm8

 

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Warming up Dinner

Thursday 8 December 2016

Campus Westend, "Casino" building, 1st floor, room 1.801

8.00-9.00

Registration

9.00-9.05

Opening

9.05-10.05

Invited speaker: Ana Maria Martins (Universidade de Lisboa)VSX in non-wh sentences (a view from European Portuguese)

10.05-10.40

Lena Dal Pozzo (PUC-Rio de Janeiro) and Cilene Rodrigues (PUC-Rio de Janeiro)Pronominal possessives in Pro-drop languages: an experimental study

10.40-11.15

Luis Eguren (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)The Spanish doubled possessive construction from a cross-linguistic perspective

11.15-11.35

Coffee Break 

11.35-12.10

Monica Irimia (University of York) and Cristina Guardiano (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)When differential marking is obligatory: equality comparatives and ellipsis

12.10-12.45

Ángel J. Gallego (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona), Francesc Roca (Universidad de Girona) and M. Pilar Colomina (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)Leismo as accusative displacement: a cross-dialectal study

12.45-14.15

Lunch Break 

14.15-14.50

Marios Mavrogiorgos (University of Cambridge) and Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge). ton ine: a case of subject clitic in Aromanian

14.50-15.25

Ion Tudor Giurgea (The "Iorgu Iordan - Al. Rosetti" Institute of Linguistics, Bucharest). On Romanian preverbal subjects 

15.25-16.00

Kim Groothuis (University of Cambridge)Subject positions in semi-finite clauses in Southern Italo-Romance and Sardinian

16.00-17.15

Coffee + Poster session (see below)

17.15-17.50

Janayna Carvalho (Universidade de São Paulo)Teasing apart 3rd person null subjects in Brazilian Portuguese

17.50-18.50

Invited speakerAntonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)Is native language attrition functional to successful second language acquisition?

 

 

 

Friday 9 December 2016

 Campus Westend, "Casino" building, 1st floor, room 1.801

9.00-10.00

Invited speakerPierre Larrivée (Université de Caen Normandie)The historical pragmatics of wh in situ in French

10.00-10.35

Nicolas Guilliot (University of Bordeaux Montaigne, CLLE-ERSSàB) and Samantha Becerra Zita (University of Nantes)Negative Concord and Sentential Negation in Gallo

10.35-11.00

Coffee Break 

11.00-11.35

Nikos Angelopoulos (UCLA) and Dominique Sportiche (UCLA)French dislocations are plain (scrambling) movements

11.35-12.10

Ingrid Konrad (Université Paris Diderot, LLF)At the crossroads between (semi-)free relatives and indirect questions in French

12.10-12.45

Isabelle Charnavel (Harvard). Point of view on Causal Clauses: the case of French parce que and puisque

12.45-14.15

Lunch Break 

14.15-14.50

Marta Donazzan (Universität zu Köln)Nominal and verbal events in Romance causative structures

14.50-15.25

Silvia Serrano (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)D meets embedded clauses

15.25-16.00

Jaume Mateu (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)On the argument structure of complex denominal verbs in Latin: A syntactic approach

16.00-16.20

Coffee Break 

16.20-16.55

Elena Castroviejo (Ikerbasque & UPV/EHU) and Berit Gehrke (Paris Diderot & CNRS). From a subsective evaluative adjective to an intensifier. The case of 'good' 

16.55-17.30

Roberto Petrosino (University of Connecticut)Morpho-phonological allomorphy in Neapolitan

17.30-18.05

Melania S. Masià (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)Maximizers of evaluative nouns in Spanish

18.05-18.40

Elisabeth Stark (University of Zurich) and David Paul Gerards (University of Zurich)Why partitive articles? Encoding ‘individuation’ in Galloromance nominals

  

19.30

Conference Dinner

(Café Mutz: www.cafemutz.de

Alt-Niederursel 27
60439 Frankfurt/Main)

 

Saturday 10 December 2016

Campus Westend, "Casino" building, 1st floor

room 1.801

 room 1.802

Workshops

Language Change meets Acquisition

Prosody meets Syntax

9.00-9.05

Opening

Opening

9.05-10.05

Invited speakerTanja Kupisch (Universität Konstanz)Diachronic change meets language acquisition. What bilingualism has to do with it

Invited speaker: Gorka Elordieta (University of the Basque country). Recursive phonological phrases in Spanish

10.05-10.40

Cristina Flores (Universidade do Minho), Ana Lúcia Santos (Universidade de Lisboa), Letícia Almeida (Université de Tours), Alice Jesus (Universidade de Lisboa) and Rui Marques (Universidade de Lisboa)Portuguese as a Heritage Language in contact with German and French: a comparative study on the acquisition of verbal mood

Sandro Sessarego (University of Texas at Austin & Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies), Rajiv Rao (University of Wisconsin) and Brianna Butera (University of Wisconsin - Madison)Afro-Peruvian Spanish Declarative Intonation: Analysis and Implications

10.40-11.15

Joana Teixeira (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)From a Romance null subject grammar to a non-null subject grammar: The syntax of subjects in advanced and near-native English

Xavier Villalba (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Sílvia Planas-Morales (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)Prosody and sentence type: L2 induced transfer in L1-Chinese Catalan learners

11.15-11.35

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11.35-12.10

Silvia Rossi (Università Ca'Foscari Venezia) and Jacopo Garzonio (Università di Padova)Can structural deficiency be parametrized? Oblique pronouns in Old Tuscan varieties

Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie (UMR 7110 - Laboratoire de Linguistique formelle, CNRS/Paris 7) and Giuseppina Turco (UMR 7018 - Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie, CNRS/Paris 3)Intonation of Alternative Constructions in French: What is crucial to interpret utterances as a question?

12.10-12.45

Thomas Rainsford (Universität Stuttgart)De- prefixed spatial Ps in medieval French

Emilie Destruel (University of Iowa) and Caroline Féry (University of Frankfurt)Prosodic realization of dual focus in French

12.45-14.15

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

14.15-14.50

Alexandra Simonenko (FWO/Ghent University) and Anne Carlier (University of Lille 3)The evolution of the French definite article: from strong to weak

Lieven Danckaert (Ghent University)The syntax-prosody mapping in a dead language: the case of Late Latin BE-periphrases

14.50-15.25

Marco Bril (VU University Amsterdam)Writing errors and syntactic complexity in advanced L1 and L2 learners of French

Vieri Samek-Lodovici (University College London)Prosody-Driven Scrambling in Italian

15.25-16.00

Tim Diaubalick (University of Wuppertal & University of the Balearic Islands), Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes (University of the Balearic Islands) and Katrin Schmitz (University of Wuppertal)The L1 effect in different settings: German learners acquiring aspect in Spanish L2

Closing remarks

16:00-16:30

Closing remarks

 

Alternate speakers for the main session:

Jacopo Torregrossa (University of Hamburg) and Umut Özge (Middle East Technical University, Ankara)Varieties of D-linking: A view from Italian and Turkish

Eduard Artés (Freie Universität Berlin)Phonological constraints on lexical insertion in Pallarese Catalan

Jan Casalicchio (Università di Trento)Subject pronouns and pro-drop in a Rhaeto-romance variety

Marios Mavrogiorgos (University of Cambridge)Aromanian se-passives

Alternate speakers for the workshop "Language Change meets Acquisition":

Diego Pescarini (University of Zurich)vP movement and pied-piping: revising the Tobler-Mussafia law

Chiara Gianollo (Universität zu Köln)Focus-sensitive negation and the Latin seeds of Romance Negative Concord

 

POSTER SESSION (Thursday 8 December 2016, 16.00-17.15)

NB: The billboard for poster has the following size: 100 cm in width, 150 cm in height. So the posters should be DIN A0 (84,1 x 118,9 cm), portrait orientation. 

Eduard Artés (Freie Universität Berlin)Phonological constraints on lexical insertion in Pallarese Catalan

Jan Casalicchio (Università di Trento)Subject pronouns and pro-drop in a Rhaeto-romance variety

Chiara Gianollo (Universität zu Köln)Focus-sensitive negation and the Latin seeds of Romance Negative Concord

María Eugenia Mangialavori Rasia (CONICET)Verbal telicity, lexical roots and VP structure. Notes on denominal and deadjectival verbs

Iara Mantenuto (UCLA)Demonstratives and Demonstrative Reinforcers in Teramano

Marios Mavrogiorgos (University of Cambridge). Aromanian se-passives

Giuseppe Samo (Université de Genève)Going Rumantsch: an overview on the Left Periphery of Swiss Romansh varieties

Jacopo Torregrossa (University of Hamburg) and Umut Özge (Middle East Technical University, Ankara)Varieties of D-linking: A view from Italian and Turkish

Xavier Villalba (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Lisa Brunetti (Université Paris Diderot) and Laia Mayol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)Left and right dislocation across bridging types

Anja Weingart (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) and Nils Cordes (binfort GmbH)Components of Romance Syntax-O-Matic (CoRS-O-Matic): A free, web-based software application for linguistic data management