Skip to main content

Web Content Display Web Content Display

The Eleventh Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Conference Program

Thursday, October 11

09.15–09.45 Registration
09.45–10.00 Welcome and opening
  Session 1

Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)
One cycle to rule them all

11.00–11.30 Coffee break
  Session 2
11.30–12.00 Yu Nakajima (Waseda University)
Adjunction, Set-Merge & two-peaked structure
12.00–12.30 Krzysztof Migdalski (University of Wrocław)
Parametrizing second position effects
12.30–13.00 María Eugenia Mangialavori Rasia (CONICET)
Cross-Romance variation: alternatives given by a (same?) derivational morpheme
13.00–14.30 Lunch break
  Session 3
14.30–15.30 Franc Marušič (Univerza v Novi Gorici)
Looking for foundations of functional sequences
15.30–16.00 Jacek Witkoś (Adam Mickiewicz University), Dominika Dziubała-Szrejbrowska (Adam Mickiewicz University) and Roland Meyer (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Datives and accusatives as binders in a grammar of subject-oriented reflexives
16.00–16.30 Olga Pekelis (Russian State University for the Humanities)
Expletives in a pro-drop language and criteria for expletiveness: evidence from Russian
16.30–17.30 Poster session and coffee break
  Session 4

Cedric Boeckx (ICREA/Universitat de Barcelona)
Poverty of inheritance: Plato’s problem and its kin

18.30–19.00 Kübra Atasoy-Özoğlu (University of Vienna, Austria)
Plural marking in German Turkish code switching

Friday, October 12

08.30–09.00 Registration
  Session 5
09.00–09.30 Matic Pavlič (Slovenian Sign Language Institute)
Slovenian Sign Language classifer types with respect to their argument structure
09.30–10.00 Teodora Radeva-Bork (University of Potsdam)
Clitics as disambiguators in child grammar
10.00–11.00 Ianthi Maria Tsimpli (University of Cambridge)
Linguistic complexity in bilingual children's grammars
11.00–11.30 Coffee break
  Session 6
11.30–12.00 Sławomir Zdziebko (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)
Polish resultative adjectives are passives of unaccusatives
12.00–12.30 Bożena Rozwadowska (University of Wrocław) and Anna Bondaruk (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)
Reflexive alternations of OE psych verbs in Polish
12.30–13.00 Josep Ausensi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Revisiting the way-construction and the elasticity of change-of-state verbs in English
13.00–14.30 Lunch break
  Session 7
14.30–15.30 Tobias Scheer (Université Côte d'Azur)
Two phonologies (the other two)
15.30–16.00 Barbara Vogt (University of Trieste)
Evidence for the relevance of secondary stress in German: Prosodic restrictions in verbal prefixation with ver-

Poster session and coffee break

  Session 8 Session 9 (Room 40, 3 Ingardena St.)
17.00-17.30 Eleftherios Paparounas (University of Pennsylvania) and Ioanna Sitaridou (University of Cambridge)
Indefinite object drop in Modern Greek: Towards a minimalist typology of null objects
Péter Rebrus (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and Miklós Törkenczy (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
How to measure incomplete harmony

John Frederick Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
Russian scrambling, feature typologies, and syntactic ‘marking for movement’

Csaba Csides (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church)
Metrical government in English
18.00-18.30 Rita Manzini (University of Florence) and Ludovico Franco (New University of Lisbon)
Agreement of Structural Obliques Parameter: Pseudopartitives and DOM

Xiaoliang Luo (Ecole Polytechnique/Université de Tours)
An Element Theory analysis of the Japanese verb -te form

18.30-19.00 Anna Roussou (University of Patras)
Interjections as morphosyntactic elements
Marco Carchia (University of Genova)
Languages without bilabial consonants. The absence of bilabial consonants in the Otomanguean family

Saturday, October 13

08.30–09.00 Registration  
  Session 10 Session 11 (Room 40, 3 Ingardena St.)
09.00–09.30 Zheng Shen (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Agreement in Nominal Right Node Raising: an experimental approach
Geoff Schwartz (Adam Mickiewicz University) and Ewelina Wojtkowiak (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Acoustic evidence and representations for fortisness in Polish stops
09.30–10.00 Gurmeet Kaur (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) and Louise Raynaud (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
3rd person needs licensing too: Examining the se/-suu connection
Irene Amato (University of Leipzig)
Length as strength a new account of Raddoppiamento fonosintattico

Bożena Cetnarowska (University of Silesia in Katowice)
Coordination/attribution cline in N+N combinations and the availability of the „X not Y” construction in Polish

Francisco Miguel Valada (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Sound Pattern of English: Lisbon and the exception
10.30–11.15 Coffee break (Jagiellonian Library)  
  Session 12 Session 13 (Room 40, 3 Ingardena St.)
11.30–12.00 Olga Fernández Soriano (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Non-matching split interrogatives and focus extension in Spanish
Artur Kijak (University of Silesia in Katowice)
What links labials and velars: on some developments of the velar fricative in Polish southern dialects
12.00–12.30 Mojmír Dočekal (Masaryk University, Brno) and Radek Šimík (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Czech binominal each and collective set predicates
Guillaume Enguehard (Orléans, LLL/CNRS)
On association lines
12.30–13.00 Anna Szeteli (University of Pécs) and Gábor Alberti (University of Pécs)
Pragmasemantic analysis of the Hungarian inferential-evidential expression "szerint" 'according to sy./sg.'
Alex Chabot (Université Côte d'Azur)
Crazyness: On phonetic substance and sets of phonological features
13.00–14.30 Lunch break  
14.30–16.00 Round table
Theoretical linguistics within cognitive science
16.00 Conference closing