28 April – Day 2 Main Colloquium

Thursday 28 April:


Lexical Accent and the illusion of complexity [abstract]

Ksenia Bogomolets (University of Auckland)


The Prolepsis–Hyperraising scale: Evidence for a hierarchy of composite probes [abstract]

Magdalena Lohninger, Iva Kovač and Susanne Wurmbrand (Universität Wien)


Coffee break


It’s tough to be pretty: semantic relatedness between tough and pretty predicates [abstract]

Adèle Mortier (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


Catered lunch, and Pop-Up Mentoring Program (PUMP) session


Lightning talks and poster session with coffee

Raised and in-situ preverbal foci: a unified prosodic account [abstract]

Lena Borise (Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics), Andreas Schmidt (University of Potsdam), and Balázs Surányi (Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics)

What is a sentence? Problem solved! [abstract]

Caterina Donati and Carlo Cecchetto (CNRS)

Typology of modification by depictives: A binding-based account [abstract]

David Erschler (Ben-Gurion University)

Fake possessives, partitives and definites sharing the same D [abstract]

Ekaterina Georgieva (Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics)

Event plurality and quantifier scope across clause boundaries [abstract]

Morwenna Hoeks (University of California, Santa Cruz), Deniz Özyıldız (University of Konstanz), Jonathan Pesetsky (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), and Tom Roberts (University of Amsterdam)

Soft intervention effects in sociolinguistic variation [abstract]

Yiming Liang, Julie Abbou, Pascal Amsili, Quentin Dénigot, Alexander Martin and Heather Burnett (CNRS)

Is anything possible in Murrinhpatha morphotactics? Not with phonology [abstract]

Marie-Luise Popp (University of Leipzig)

Possession without possessives (but with verbs): The view from Äiwoo [abstract]

Giovanni Roversi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Ellipsis in a modular perspective [abstract]

Craig Sailor (University of Edinburgh)

Anticausatives in transitive guise [abstract]

Florian Schäfer (Humboldt-University Berlin)

An argument for Move-And-Delete from German determiner sharing [abstract]

Marie-Luise Schwarzer (University of Leipzig)

Reconstruction phenomena in Chinese relative clauses: Even gapless relatives involve a gap! [abstract]

Peijia Su and Caterina Donati (CNRS)

The productive status of Canadian French liaison: Variation across words and grammar [abstract]

Anne-Michelle Tessier (University of British Columbia), Karen Jesney (Carleton University), Kaili Vesik, Roger Lo, and Marie-Eve Bouchard (University of British Columbia)

Preserving the locality of selection with layering derivations [abstract]

Gary Thoms (New York University)

Excursive questions [abstract]

Tue Trinh and Itai Bassi (Leibniz-ZAS)

Discontinuous noun phrases in Iquito: Evidence for distributed deletion [abstract]

Brianna Wilson and Andrew Murphy (University of Chicago)


Voice alternation with SE figure reflexives in Romanian [abstract]

Adina Camelia Bleotu (Leibniz-ZAS) and Rodica Ivan (University of Toronto Mississauga)




Two grammars of A’ingae glottalization: A case for Cophonologies by Phase [abstract]

Maksymilian Dabkowski (University of California, Berkeley)


Lack of c-command in coordinate structures: Evidence from binding [abstract]

Alan Ke (Michigan State University), Andrew McInnerney, and Yushi Sugimoto (University of Michigan)


Conference dinner at Ariana restaurant, Mile End