Program

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Linguistic Variation in the Interaction between Internal and External Syntax
University of Utrecht, the Netherlands

Location: Drift 21, Room 0.05 (Sweelinckzaal), entrance through Drift 27

 

Monday, February 8th, 2016

8.30 – 9.10

Registration and coffee

9.10 – 9.20

Opening

9.20 – 10.20

Invited speaker: Martina Wiltschko
(University of British Columbia)

What particle syntax can teach us about the particularities of syntax

10.20 – 10.40

Coffee break

10.40 – 11.20

Jenneke van der Wal
(University of Cambridge)

Spell-out of Agree depends on your Personal Goal

11.20 – 12.00

Enoch O. Aboh
(University of Amsterdam)

Feature recombination and number agreement
in Saramaccan relative clauses

12.00 – 13.40

Lunch break

13.40 – 14.20

Yoshio Endo and Liliane Haegeman
(Kanda University of International Studies; Ghent University, GIST)

Adverbial clauses and adverbial concord

14.20 – 15.00

Chenchen (Julio) Song
(University of Cambridge)

Syntax of Aktionsart:
Internal-External Interaction and Cross-linguistic Variation

15.00 – 15.40

Theresa Biberauer
(University of Cambridge / Stellenbosch University)

Particles and the Final-over-Final Constraint

15.40 – 16.00

Coffee break

16.00 – 17.00

Invited speaker: Michelle Sheehan
(Anglia Ruskin University)

When pro behaves like PRO: on the distribution of Cased Control

18.00 –

Dinner

 

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

9.30 – 10.00

Coffee

10.00 – 11.00

Invited speaker: Roberta D’Alessandro
(University of Leiden)

Floating phi

11.00 – 11.20

Coffee break

11.20 – 12.00

Peter W. Smith
(Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt)

Idiosyncratically mass and idiosyncratically count

12.00 – 12.40

Ekaterina Lyutikova and Asya Pereltsvaig
(Moscow State University; Stanford University)

Interaction between Internal and External Syntax:
Evidence from DOM in Tatar dialects

12.40 – 14.00

Lunch break

14.00 – 14.40

Usha Udaar
(Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi)

Case syncretism: Perspectives from variations in Haryanavi and Mewati

14.40 – 15.20

Misha Knyazev
(Saint Petersburg State University, Russian Federation)

On some distributional differences between clausal complements of nouns in Russian and English

15.20 – 15.40

Coffee break

15.40 – 16.20

Sjef Barbiers, Hans Bennis, Lotte Hendriks
(Meertens Institute (KNAW))

Merging verb cluster variation

16.20 – 17.00

Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts
(University of Cambridge / Stellenbosch University)

Maximising substantive formal features: movement without diacritics

Alternate: Liu Yingtong (Utrecht University)Reflexivization in Mandarin Chinese: Setting Chinese ‘zi-verbs’ in Lexicon-Syntax Parameter