Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28 Opacity 3 - 5 October 2013, University of Leipzig

Program

Download all handouts (zip-file)

WOPiG [pdf]

Wednesday, October 02

19:00-
Get together WOPiG at Pilot (à la carte)

Thursday, October 03

Venue: lecture hall Felix Klein (5th floor), Paulinum, main building, Augustusplatz 10-11

08:45-
09:00
Introduction
09:00-
10:00
Invited speaker: Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)
The Residue of Opacity [abstract]
10:00-
10:40
Marta Domagala (Warsaw U of Social Sciences and Humanities)
To re-rank or not to re-rank:
Old Church Slavic evidence against invariant EVAL [abstract]
10:40-
11:00
Coffee break
(Poster exhibition)
11:00-
11:40
Bruce Tesar (Rutgers University)
Output-driven maps in phonology
11:40-
12:20
Jeffrey Heinz (University of Delaware) &
William Idsardi (University of Maryland)
Opacity between local and long distance processes in Samala [abstract]
12:20-
13:30
Lunch break
13:30-
14:30
Invited speaker: Eric Baković (University of California, San Diego)
Opacity to Ordering Hammer: not everything is a nail
14:30-
15:10
Peter Smith (University of Connectitut)
Bringing order(ing) into chaos: the placement of Udi endoclitics
15:10-
15:30
Coffee break
(Poster exhibition)
15:30-
16:30
Invited speaker: Howard Lasnik (University of Maryland)
On Certain Bleeding Orders
16:30-
17:10
Youssef Haddad (University of Florida) &
Susi Wurmbrand (University of Connectitut)
Cyclic Spell-Out and Agreement Options in Raising Constructions
17:10-
17:30
Coffee break
(Poster exhibition)
17:30-
18:30
Invited speaker: Geoffrey Pullum (University of Edinburgh)
Opacity: The Last Thing We Need
18:30-
19:15
Reception
(Poster exhibition)
19:30-
Get together CGSW 28/WOPiG-Dinner at
Sol y Mar (à la carte)

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Poster Exhibition

Venue: Foyer in front of the lecture hall Felix Klein

During the coffee breaks and the reception, there will be a poster exhibition of works by undergraduate and graduate students that deal with transparent and opaque rule interaction in phonology, morphology, and syntax.

Titles

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CGSW 28 [pdf]

Venue: lecture hall Felix Klein (5th floor), Paulinum, main building, Augustusplatz 10-11

Friday, October 04

08:45-
09:00
Introduction
09:00-
10:00
Invited speaker: Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge)
Germanic verb clusters again with Afrikaans centre-stage [abstract]
10:00-
10:40
Federica Cognola (University of Trento)
Wh-long extraction in Mòcheno and the derivation of OV word order
in West Germanic
10:40-
11:00
Coffee break
11:00-
11:40
Marcel Pitteroff (University of Stuttgart)
The expletive puzzle - impersonal (let-)middles
11:40-
12:20
Ida Larsson (University of Stockholm) &
Peter Svenonius (University of Tromsø)
Phases and Categories in Passive and Perfect Participles [abstract]
12:20-
14:00
Lunch break
14:00-
14:40
Karen De Clercq (Ghent University)
The upward path of negation
14:40-
15:20
Ulrike Steindl (University of Southern California)
Corrective coordination with but across languages
15:20-
15:40
Coffee break
15:40-
16:20
Florian Schäfer (University of Stuttgart)
Reconciling Burzio's Generalization with unexpected accusatives:
from German to Icelandic
16:20-
17:20
Invited speaker: Eric Fuß (IDS Mannheim)
C-agreement revisited: core syntax or morphological ornament?
Time for sightseeing (see www.leipzig.travel)
19:30-
Conference dinner at Cafe Grundmann
(3 courses incl. 1 drink; price: 25 Euro - to be paid in cash at the registration desk)

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Saturday, October 05

09:00-
10:00
Invited speaker: Kyle Johnson (University of Mass., Amherst)
The Empty Category Principle and linearization
10:00-
10:40
Julia Bacskai-Atkari (University of Potsdam)
Comparative deletion in Germanic
10:40-
11:00
Coffee break
11:00-
11:40
Thomas McFadden (University of Tromsø)
Resultativity and the development of Germanic preverbal ge-
from Old to Middle English
11:40-
12:20
Silke Fischer (University of Stuttgart)
Object extraposition in Germanic - a challenge for control theory?
12:20-
14:00
Lunch break
14:00-
14:40
Marjo van Koppen (Utrecht University) &
Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels)
Looking into ANN-compounds: idiolectal variation
14:40-
15:20
Dorian Roehrs (University of North Texas)
Agreement in the DP: Dutch vs. Norwegian
15:20-
15:40
Coffee break
15:40-
16:20
Sandhya Sundaresan (University of Leipzig)
Perspectival binding: a Dravidian perspective into Germanic [abstract]
16:20-
17:00
Artemis Alexiadou, Florian Schäfer & Giorgos Spathas
(University of Stuttgart)
Delimiting Voice in Germanic: on object drop and naturally
reflexive verbs [abstract]
Alternate talk:
Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels) &
Gunlög Josefsson (Lund University)
The Germanic complex compound's marker [abstract]

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Lëtzebuergesch

Pennsylvania Deitsch

Plautdietsch

Afrikaans

Friisk

Svenska

Føroyskt

Important Dates

First Call for Papers

January 18/25, 2013

Final Call for Papers

May 02, 2013

Extended deadline for abstracts

May 19, 2013

Notification of acceptance

July 15, 2013

Final program

Aug 20, 2013

WOPiG

Oct 3, 2013

CGSW 28

Oct 4-5, 2013

Supported by

Institut für Linguistik

Universitä Leipzig

DFG

 
Last modified: February 27, 2014 contact: cgsw28[at]uni-leipzig.de