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Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Workshop I: Prosody in Speech Signal, Perception and Gestures

Workshop II: Semantic Universals in the Modal and attitudinal domain

Workshop III: Remarks: the Legacy


Main Colloquium Day 1 – Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Unter den Linden 6, Room 2094

08.15 – 08.45 Check In (Registration is possible online only)
08.45 – 09.00 Opening
09.00 – 10.00 Luigi Andriani, Roberta D’Alessandro, Alberto Frasson, Brechje van Osch, Luana Sorgini & Silvia Terenghi (UiL-OTS, Utrecht University)
The ranking of internal and external factors in heritage language syntactic change (abstract)
10.00 – 11.00 Monica Irimia (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
ABA, DOM, and other accusatives (abstract)
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.30 András Bárány (Leiden University)
A typological gap in ditransitive alignment: No secundative case/indirective agreement
(abstract)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
Perspectival conflict: Investigating predicates of personal taste and perspectival anaphora (abstract)
15.00 – 16.00 Scott Borgeson (Stanford University)
Long-distance compensatory lengthening in Estonian (abstract)
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30 Markus Alexander Pöchtrager (University of Vienna)
Danish, Estonian, English: Variations on a theme (abstract)
17.30 – 18.30 Ömer Demirok (Boğaziçi University)
A pied-piping theory of exceptional de re: Scoping after all (abstract)
18.30 – 20.00 Poster Session, followed by a reception sponsored by DE GRUYTER MOUTON

Main Colloquium Day 2 – Thursday, 2 April 2020

Unter den Linden 6, Room 2094

08.45 – 09.00 Check In (Registration is possible online only)
09.00 – 10.00 Carlo Geraci (Institut Jean Nicod)
Graft, Remove or Exfoliate? Towards a theory of structure reduction
(abstract)
10.00 – 11.00 Stefan Keine (University of Southern California) & Hedde Zeijlstra (University of Göttingen)
Morphology of extraction: Reappraising vP phasehood (abstract)
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.30 Kajsa Djärv (University of Konstanz)
Factivity & the Syntax of Embedded Context Updates (abstract)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Wenyue Hua, Adam Jardin & Huteng Dai (Rutgers University)
Grammatical Inference on Learning Underlying Representations and a Phonological Grammar (abstract)
15.00 – 16.00 Jordan Kodner (University of Pennsylvania)
Language Acquisition Guiding Theory and Diachrony: A Case Study from Latin Morphology (abstract)
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30 Gary Thoms (New York University), David Adger (Queen Mary University of London),
Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh), Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow) & E Jamieson (University of Edinburgh)
Explaining microvariation with the Tolerance Principle (abstract)
17.30 – 18.30 Business Meeting
19.00 … Conference Dinner at Beba (Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin)
Take any S-Bahn on Track 11 in the basement of Bahnhof Friedrichstraße, get out at the second stop at Potsdamer Platz, walk 5 minutes (MAP). Enter the building via the main entrance of the museum called Gropius Bau.

Main Colloquium Day 3 – Friday, 3 April 2020

Unter den Linden 6, Room 2094

08.45 – 09.00 Check In (Registration is possible online only)
09.00 – 10.00 Idan Landau (Ben Gurion University)
The Predicative Default of Controlled Adjuncts (abstract)
10.00 – 11.00 Christine Marquardt (University of Leipzig)
Topic Agreement in Jarawara (abstract)
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.30 Maia Duguine (CNRS-IKER)
FOFC as a PF phenomenon: Evidence from Basque clausal embedding (abstract)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Peter Grishin (MIT)
Scrapping clauses with clausal anaphors (abstract)
15.00 – 16.00 Itai Bassi & Justin Colley (MIT)
p-word Integrity: a new condition on ellipsis at the syntax-phonology interface (abstract)
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30 Tatiana Bondarenko & Stanislao Zompi’ (MIT)
Leftover Agreement: Spelling out Kartvelian number (abstract)
17.30 – 18.30 Tobias Scheer, Alexander Chabot & Mirjam De Jonge (Université Côte d’Azur)
Velar softening is phonological: EEG-based evidence (abstract)

Main Colloquium: Alternate Talks

1. Eva Zimmermann (Leipzig University)
Gradient activity results in gradient markedness: A representational account of phonological exceptions
2. Astrid van Alem (Leiden University)
Complementizer agreement is clitic doubling: a uniform analysis of intervention effects
3. İsa Kerem Bayırlı (TOBB University of Economics and Technology)
A new generalization over determiner denotations

Main Colloquium: Poster Session  

Unter den Linden 6, Room 2095a, b

Astrid van Alem (Leiden University)
Complementizer agreement is clitic doubling: a uniform analysis of intervention effects (abstract)
İsa Kerem Bayırlı (TOBB University of Economics and Technology)
A new generalization over determiner denotations (abstract)
Tatiana Bondarenko (MIT)
Hyperraising and Logical Form: evidence from Buryat (abstract)
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (CNRS-LLF, Université de Paris)
Two types of proportional MOST in non partitives (abstract)
Omer Eren (University of Chicago)
The Interpretation of Weak Explicit Arguments: Evidence from Laz (abstract)
Doreen Georgi and Mary Amaechi (University of Potsdam)
On two types of resumption in Igbo and the nature of islands (abstract)
Doreen Georgi & Johannes Hein (University of Potsdam)
On the interaction of extraction and argument marking in Asante Twi (abstract)
Daniel Gleim (Universität Leipzig)
Theoretical implications of word-final fragile vowels in C’Lela (abstract)
Paloma Jeretič (NYU)
Strengthening must not but not in anti-actuality entailments (abstract)
Filipe Hisao Kobayashi & Sherry Yong Chen (MIT)
Quantifying over thematic roles: Mandarin distributive numerals and reciprocals
(abstract)
Ang Li (Rutgers University)
Quantified false-answer sensitivity in embedded questions (abstract)
Cornelia Loos (University of Göttingen), Markus Steinbach (University of Göttingen) & Sophie Repp (University of Cologne)
Responding to positive and negative assertions in German Sign Language (DGS) (abstract)
Travis Major and Harold Torrence (University of California)
“Say”-chains, not “say”-complementation (abstract)
Savio Meyase (University of Leipzig)
A Case of Conspiracy up the Mountains (abstract)
Fereshteh Modarresi & Manfred Krifka (ZAS Berlin)
Pseudo-Incorporation and Anaphora: Arguments for Abstraction and Summation (abstract)
Andreea Nicolae (ZAS Berlin)
The polarity of additive particles (abstract)
Radek Šimík (Charles University in Prague)
A compositional semantics for relative pronouns (abstract)
Laura Stigliano & Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
Island repair by resumption in Spanish: An experimental study (abstract)
Sahar Taghipour & Arsalan Kahnemuyipour (University of Toronto)
A syntactic repair to a clitic cluster restriction: The case of Laki split agreement
(abstract)
Tamisha L Tan (Harvard University & Nanyang Technological University)
The Duplicitous Vedic Devata Dvandva: Prosodic Recursion and (Mis)matching
(abstract)
Yuta Tatsumi (University of Connecticut)
Pronominalization in Japanese: A licensing condition on pronominal elements
(abstract)
Gary Thoms (New York University)
Getting out of the way in Icelandic: a sideward movement approach (abstract)
Matthew Tyler (Yale University) & Itamar Kastner (University of Edinburgh)
Serialization and the syntax-prosody interface in Degema serial verb constructions (abstract)
Shumian Ye (Peking University)
From maximality to bias: biased A-­not-­A questions in Mandarin Chinese (abstract)
Eva Zimmermann (Leipzig University)
Gradient activity results in gradient markedness: A representational account of phonological exceptions (abstract)

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