Workshop European Dialect Syntax VII
13-15 June 2013 University of Konstanz

 






  

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Programme EdiSyn 13.-15.06.2013 (PDF)

Thursday 13.06.2013: Colloquium

 

Thursday G 300

14:30 Coffee and registration

15.15-16.45

Richard Kayne (New York University)

The silence of projecting heads  (Handout)

Coffee

17.15-17.45

Björn Lundquist (University of Tromsoe)

Micro-variation in Scandinavian passives: The role of tense-copying and syncretism (Abstract)

17.45-18.15

Irene Caloi, Emanuela Sanfelici, Cecilia Poletto (all: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)

Subject-object asymmetry in relative clauses: an investigation into three new empirical domains (Abstract)

 Friday, 14.06.2013:

Friday F 425    

8:15 Coffee and registration

9.00-9.30

George Tsoulas (University of York), Rebecca Wood (University of York)

 

On a type of uniquely predicative possessives in English dialects (Abstract)

 

9.30-10.00

Leonel Alencar (Universidade de Fortaleza)

Computer modelling of syntactic microvariation: the problem of co-existing verb agreement patterns in European and Brazilian Portuguese dialects (Abstract)

Coffee

 

10.15-10.45

David Heap (University of Western Ontario) & Michèle Oliviéri (Université Nice - Sophia Antipolis / UMR 7320 "Bases, Corpus, Langage")

On the emergence of

nominative clitics

in Romance dialects (Abstract

PresentationPaper)

10.45-11.15

Franziska Hack (Universität Konstanz)

Romance interrogative syntax: microvariation and formal modelling (Abstract)

Coffee

 

11.30-12.00

Tania Paciaroni (Universität Konstanz)

Agreement mismatches in central Italy: A perspective from canonical typology

12.00-12.30

Anna Bartra (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Indirect evidence of D development in Romance: ‘internal’ D (Abstract)

Lunch

 

14.15-14.45

Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Institute & Utrecht University)

Landing sites and stranding sites

14.45-15.15

Annis Shepherd (University of Southampton)

Case variation in English conjoined pronouns (Abstract)

Coffee

 

15.30-16.00

Ellen Brandner (Universität Konstanz)

Prepositions, Infinitives, and Prepositional Infinitival Particles (Presentation)

16.00-16.30

Jakob Steixner (Universität Wien)

Bavarian negative concord: syntax and information structure (Presentation)

Coffee

 

16.45-17.15

Oliver Schallert (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

The syntax and semantics of control predicates in Alemannic ( Abstract, Presentation)

17.15-17.45

Heinrich Siemens (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

The Continental West-Germanic verb clusters (Abstract, Presentation)

17.45-18.15

Göz Kaufmann (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

Crossing the boundary. Converging tendencies in Mennonite Low German complement and relative clauses (Abstract)

 

Evening programme: BBQ at the lake side (University's sports area)

 

Saturday, 15.06.2013: Workshop on Methods

Sharing experiences/ideas/problems concerning the representation and storage of huge amounts of dialectal data

 

Saturday F 425

 

 

8:15 Coffee

9:00-9:30

Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Institute & Utrecht University)

Maps and grammars

9:30-10:00

Björn Lundqvuist (University of Tromsoe)

The Nordic Atlas of Linguistic Structures

Coffee

10:15-10:45

Thomas Mayer (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

Geovisualization for dialect data with D3 (Presentation)

10:45-11:15

Leonel F. de Alencar (Universidade de Fortaleza)

Annotated corpora

Coffee

 

11:30-12:00

Ludwig Breuer (Universität Wien)

SyHD-data: conceptualisation and output

12:00-12:30

Jan Pieter Kunst (Meertens Institute, Amsterdam)

The Edisyn database (Presentation)