main colloquium

main colloquium

organized by Veronika Hegedűs and Péter Szigetvári

time: Wednesday–Friday, 11–13 April 2018
place: Széchenyi István tér 9, 1051 Budapest (events marked * take place elsewhere)

programme

Tuesday 10 April

*Tue 10 Apr, 0830–1830 (offsite!)
workshop on predication in relation to propositions and properties
*Tue 10 Apr, 0830–1800 (offsite!)
workshop on long-distance segmental phenomena

Tue 10 Apr, 1900–2100
welcome reception

Wednesday 11 April

Wed 11 Apr, 0800–0845
registration
Wed 11 Apr, 0845–0900
introduction
Wed 11 Apr, 0900–1000
Gary Thoms, David Adger, Caroline Heycock and Jennifer Smith. The curious development of ‘have’-raising [abstract]
Wed 11 Apr, 1000–1100
Guillaume Enguehard. French Liaison and Vowel Elision are symmetrical OCP effects [abstract]
Wed 11 Apr, 1100–1130
coffee
Wed 11 Apr, 1130–1230
Stanislao Zompi’. Ergative is not inherent: Evidence from *ABA in suppletion and syncretism [abstract]
Wed 11 Apr, 1230–1400
lunch
Wed 11 Apr, 1400–1500
Christine Marquardt. Opacity in Mojeño Trinitario Reduplication: A Harmonic Serialism Account [abstract]
Wed 11 Apr, 1505–1550
poster lightning talks
Wed 11 Apr, 1500–1700
posters

  • Johanna Benz. Affix order and the availability of phonological information [abstract]
  • Jan Casalicchio, Francesco Maria Ciconte and Roberta D’Alessandro. On phasal domains and the difference between subject and object clitics [abstract]
  • Pietro Cerrone and Hiromune Oda. Reinterpreting ne-cliticization as split-topicalization [abstract]
  • Tingchun Chen. Multiple case assignment and case-stacking in Amis [abstract]
  • Emily Clem. Disharmony and the Final-Over-Final Condition in Amahuaca [abstract]
  • Karen De Clercq. The internal syntax of Q-words [abstract]
  • Lieven Danckaert. Rethinking the origins of Old Romance V-to-C movement [abstract]
  • Julianne Doner. The Anchoring Domain and the EPP [abstract]
  • Naomi Francis. On even in presupposition denials [abstract]
  • John Grinstead, Morgan Oates, Melissa Nieves-Rivera and Ramón Padilla-Reyes. Quantifier Relationships in the Lexicon: Scalar Competence and Performance [abstract] (cancelled)
  • James Griffiths, Güliz Güneş and Anikó Lipták. Reprise Fragments in Minimalism: an in-situ analysis [abstract]
  • Tamas Halm. Grammaticalization without Feature Economy: Evidence from the Voice Cycle in Hungarian [abstract]
  • Paloma Jeretic. Structured Questions [abstract]
  • Carina Kauf and Hedde Zeijlstra. Explaining the Ambiguity of Embedded Past Tense Morphology [abstract]
  • Maria Kouneli. Adjectival modification in Kipsigis [abstract]
  • Heather Newell. There are no Bracketing Paradoxes, or How to be a Modular Grammarian [abstract]
  • Arthur Santana. Is there reduction via laxing in northern dialects of Brazilian Portuguese? [abstract]
  • Radek Šimík. On wh-questions, wh-relatives, and their kin [abstract]
  • Sandhya Sundaresan. Modelling selectional variation for indexical shift [abstract]
  • Neda Todorovic. Licensing future [abstract]
  • Laurence Voeltzel. The Faroese Rhotic and OL Clusters [abstract]
  • Joanna Zaleska. Coalescence as autosegmental spreading and delinking [abstract]
Wed 11 Apr, 1600–1700
coffee
Wed 11 Apr, 1700–1800
Alejo Alcaraz. Deep and Surface clitics in Northern Castilian Spanish [abstract]
Wed 11 Apr, 1800–1900
Yuriy Kushnir. Accent Strength in Lithuanian Prosody [abstract]

Thursday 12 April

Thu 12 Apr, 0830–0900
registration
Thu 12 Apr, 0900–1000
Christopher Green and Abbie Hantgan-Sonko. Word-level ATR asymmetry: Insights from Bondu-so vowel harmony [abstract]
Thu 12 Apr, 1000–1100
Imke Driemel and Jude Nformi. On pure focus movement in Syntax — Observations from Limbum [abstract]
Thu 12 Apr, 1100–1130
coffee
Thu 12 Apr, 1130–1230
Thomas McFadden. Tamil allocutive agreement and the syntax of the SpeechAct Phrase [abstract]
Thu 12 Apr, 1230–1400
lunch
Thu 12 Apr, 1400–1500
Hadas Kotek and Matthew Barros. Which QuD? [abstract]
Thu 12 Apr, 1505–1550
poster lightning talks
Thu 12 Apr, 1500–1700
posters

  • Tamas Biro. From Harmonic Grammar to Optimality Theory: Production and maturation in q-HG [abstract]
  • Bronwyn M. Bjorkman, Elizabeth Cowper and Daniel Siddiqi. Unifying -ing without “participles” [abstract]
  • Kenyon Branan and Abdul-Razak Sulemana. Covert movement licenses parasitic gaps [abstract]
  • Karen De Clercq and Liliane Haegeman. DIE second root clauses in the Ghent dialect (2nd alternate syntax talk) [abstract]
  • Noam Faust, Nicola Lampitelli and Shanti Ulfsbjorninn. Prepositions of Italian unite! A non-allomorphic account of preposition-article sequences [abstract]
  • Guilherme D. Garcia. Regulating the interaction between lexical statistics and the grammar: a naturalness bias in learning weight [abstract]
  • Melanie Hobich. What do you want for a drink? The structure of the German was für-construction in light of historic data [abstract]
  • Lisa Hofmann. German Sentential Stress Reconsidered (1st alternate phonology talk) [abstract]
  • Kanako Ikeda, Tomohiro Fujii and Kyoko Yamakoshi. Position of Why in Children’s Clause Structure: Evidence from English and Japanese [abstract]
  • Sampson Korsah and Andrew Murphy. Clausal determiners and DP shells in Kwa [abstract]
  • Jeremy Kuhn, Lara Mantovan and Carlo Geraci. Low referentiality in LSF and LIS [abstract]
  • Ora Matushansky and Joost Zwarts. Axes to grind [abstract]
  • Kuniya Nasukawa and Phillip Backley. Vowel weakening reveals hierarchical segment structure [abstract]
  • Ivan Ortega-Santos. What Deictic Gestures Tell Us about the Syntax-Gesture Interface: Gestural Pronouns in an Oral Language [abstract]
  • Marcel Pitteroff and Marika Lekakou. In the event of a disposition [abstract]
  • Kensuke Takita. Voice-Mismatches under Japanese N’-Deletion and Syntactic Identity [abstract]
  • Lyn Tieu and Zheng Shen. Interpretive restrictions on superlatives in full vs. fragment answers [abstract]
  • Jozina Vander Klok. Must the external argument be a topic? Answers from answers in Javanese [abstract]
  • Laura Vela-Plo. Comparative coordination in the nominal domain [abstract]
  • Jenneke van der Wal. Bantu flexible argument licensing [abstract]
  • Philipp Weisser. Deriving Allomorphy and Suppletion as PF-Idioms (1st alternate syntax talk) [abstract]
  • Sławomir Zdziebko. Polish /e/-Backing and the nature of lexical diacritics (2nd alternate phonology talk) [abstract]
Thu 12 Apr, 1600–1700
coffee
Thu 12 Apr, 1700–1800
Florian Schäfer. Revisiting Visser’s Generalization [abstract]
Thu 12 Apr, 1800–1900
Fenna Bergsma. The power of syncretisms: how syncretisms can serve double duty [abstract]

Friday 13 April

Fri 13 Apr, 0900–1000
Doreen Georgi. On the nature of ATB-movement: insights from reflexes of movement [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1000–1100
Daniel Christoph Gleim. Tone does not trigger epenthesis: evidence from Arapaho [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1100–1130
coffee
Fri 13 Apr, 1130–1230
Laura Kalin. The Ins and Outs of Allomorphy in Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic) [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1230–1400
lunch
Fri 13 Apr, 1400–1500
Yosuke Sato and Masako Maeda. On Syntactic Head Movement in Japanese and Its Interpretive Consequences: A New Perspective from Verb-Echo Answers and Negative Scope Reversal [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1500–1600
Thuy Bui. Aspectual Asymmetry: The Vietnamese (Im)Perfectivity [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1600–1630
coffee
Fri 13 Apr, 1630–1730
Jon Ander Mendia. Degree Relatives and their kin [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1730–1830
Stefan Keine and Ethan Poole. Reconstruction beyond English [abstract]
Fri 13 Apr, 1830–1900
business meeting
*Fri 13 Apr, 1930–2230
conference dinner, Vén Hajó

Saturday 14 April

*Sat 14 Apr, 0900–1745 (offsite!)
workshop on the grammar and pragmatics of interrogatives and their (special) uses
*Sat 14 Apr, 0900–1800 (offsite!)
workshop on sign language syntax and linguistic theory
*Sat 14 Apr, 1000–1600 (offsite!)
workshop on the importance of formalization in phonology