Workshop on Germanic Infinitives

30.9.- 2.10 2004

 

Thursday, 30.09.2004


time slot

talk & title

14:30-15:20

Tony Kroch
The history of the English infinitive: some implications for the theory of grammar

 

coffee break

15:30-16:20

Jack Hoeksema
Nonverbal material in the Dutch verb cluster: a word order pattern in decline

17:00-17:50

Ulrike Demske
Control Verbs in Old High German

Friday, 01.10.2004


9:30-10:20

Sjef Barbiers
On the relation between verb cluster type and word order variation in dialect Dutch 3-verb clusters

10:30-11:20

Hubert Haider
Optional clause union of infinitival complements - an OV-bound effect

11:30-12:20

Susi Wurmbrand
Verbal complexes: Regular syntax, complex PF

 

lunch break

14:30-15:20

Wolfgang Sternefeld/ Sam Featherstone
The relatedness of the third construction and long passives in German

15:30-16:20

Markus Bader/Tanja Schmid
The perceptual complexity of intraposed infinitivals

16:30-17:20

Marcel den Dikken
Some issues in the morphosyntax of Germanic to-infinitives

19:00 - ??

conference dinner


Saturday, 02.10.2004


9:30-10:20

Joanna Blasczcak/Hans-Martin Gärtner
Intonational phrasing, discontinuity, and the scope of negation

10:30-11:20

Ellen Brandner
Standard German zu: a "junk" morpheme?

11:30-12:20

Josef Bayer
tba

 

lunch and sightseeing