41st Incontro di grammatica generativa

Aula XI



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10.30 - 11.00 Registration
11.00 - 11.10 Welcome
11.10 - 12.10 Invited speaker Hagit Borer (QMU London)
The Domain of Content
12.10 - 12.50 Ur Shlonsky (Geneva)
Two notes on ne-cliticization
12.50 - 13.30 Luca Cilibrasi, Vesna Stojanovik and Patricia Riddell (Reading)
Morpheme stripping in the lexicon and in the sublexicon
13.30 - 14.30 LUNCH
14.30 - 15.10 Poster session 1
15.10 - 15.50 Sacha Alexeyenko (Osnabrück)
Adjectival Manner Modification: The Source of the Modified Event
15.50 - 16.30 Valentina Aristodemo and Carlo Geraci (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)
Comparatives and visible degree scales in Italian Sign Language
16.30 - 17.10 Carmen Dobrovie- Sorin and Ion Giurgea (LLF / CNRS, Bucharest)
Quantity Superlatives vs. proportional quantifiers: a comparative perspective
17.10 - 17.30 COFFEE BREAK
17.30 - 18.10 Stefano Rastelli (Greenwich)
Actional shift across aspectual morphology in L2 Italian: an event phase- sentence matching study
18.10 - 18.50 Francesca Foppolo (Milano Bicocca)
The bilingual advantage revealed in monolinguals that are early exposed to L2
18.50 - 19.30 Paolo Lorusso (Firenze)
Auxiliaries and Verb Classes: A longitudinal analysis of the Auxiliary Split in L1 Italian


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09.00 - 10.00 Invited speaker Anna Cardinaletti (Venezia)
Some new observations on the cartography of topic and focus
10.00 - 10.40 Frédérique Berthelot (Geneva)
The Subject Condition: Escaping it the French way
10.40 - 11.20 Nicola Munaro (Venezia)
Complementizer Doubling and clausal topics in (early) Italo-Romance
11.20 - 11.40 COFFEE BREAK
11.40 - 12.20 Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts (Cambridge)
Movement without diacritics: getting maximal use of minimal means
12.20 - 13.00 Sandra Villata and Julie Frank (Geneva)
Processing and Grammar constraints in Extraction from Weak Island
13.00 - 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 - 14.30 Poster session 2
14.40 - 15.20 Maria Scappini, Francesco Vespignani1 and Denis Delfitto (Verona, Trento1)
On the non-incremental processing of negation: A pragmatically licensed sentence-verification study with Italian adults
15.20 - 16.00 Chiara Gianollo (Köln)
The syntax of Latin Negation
16.00 - 16.40 Sam Wolfe (Cambridge)
A new perspective on the nature of V2 and the evolution of Romance clausal structure
16.40 - 17.00 COFFEE BREAK
17.00 - 17.40 Emanuela Sanfelici, Alexander Thiel, Corinna Trabandt and Petra Schulz (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main)
The Janus face of German "V2 relative clauses": insights from acquisition
17.40 - 18.20 Nicholas Catasso and Roland Hinterhölzl (LMU Munich, Venezia)
On the proper analysis of V2 relatives in German: Evidence from the distinction Subjunctive-Indicative in Italian
18.20 - 19.00 Guillaume Enguehard (Paris 7)
Segmental representation of Livonian stød
19.00 Premio Marica De Vincenzi / Business Meeting
20.30 Social dinner


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09.00 - 09.40 Ian Roberts (Cambridge)
On the interpretation of Certain Arbitrary Elements
09.40 - 10.20 Maya Duguine (Basque Country UPV/EHU)
Chain Formation and Parasitic Gaps
10.20 - 11.00 Ion Giurgea (Bucharest)
Locative PPs inside and outside DPs. The view from Romanian
11.00 - 11.20 COFFEE BREAK
11.20 - 12.00 Neil Myler and Andrew Nevins (Boston University, UCL)
Inalienable Possession and the Morphosyntax of 'Brown-Eyed'
12.00 - 12.40 Eric Lander and Liliane Haegeman (Ghent)
The nanosyntax of Spatial Deixis
12.40 - 13.40 Invited Speaker Richard Kayne (New York University)
Deletion and Movement
13.40 - 13.50 Farewell
Poster Session 1 (Thursday 26, 14.30)

Nikos Angelopoulos and Dimitris Michelioudakis (UCLA, York) PP licensing and Compounding: Evidence for Prepositions as Probes

Leah S. Bauke (Bielefeld/ Wuppertal) How to interpret roots and larger pieces of structure - a phase-theoretic perspective

Giulia Bellucci (Firenze) The Romance Causee as an oblique subject

Adina Camelia Bleotu (Venezia) A Spanning Account of Denominals in English and Romanian

Martina Caccia (IUSS Pavia) Comparing different aspects of morphosyntactic abilities in a group of children with developmental dyslexia

Marta Castella (Utrecht) Bare Predicates and Extrinsic Properties

Jaehoon Choi (Ghent) Jussive particles in Korean and the pragmatics-syntax interface

Jovana Gajić (Göttingen) Serbo-Croatian n-words and their scope

Simone Gastaldon, Chiara Zanini, Giorgio Arcara, Francesca Peressotti and Francesca Franzon (Padova) Referential Numerosity and Morphosyntactic Number Agreement: A Psycholinguistic Study on Italian qualche/alcuni

Georg Höhn, Giuseppina Silvestri and Maria Olimpia Squillaci (Cambridge) Unagreement between Italian and Southern Italian dialects

Shenai Hu1, Carlo Cecchetto and Maria Teresa Guasti (Verona1, Milano Bicocca) Production of head-final relative clauses: new data from Wenzhounese

Yuhi Inoue (UCLA) Genitive Objects in Kansai Japanese

Dalina Kallulli (Vienna) From QPs to non-novel indefinites to person agreement to topic agreement

Frances Kane, Raffaella Folli and Christina Sevdali (Ulster) Irish genitive possessors- The 'pseudo-construct state'

Maria-Margarita Makri (York) What 'not' might mean: Expletive Negation in attitude contexts

Alessia Serafini, Francesca Franzon, Giorgio Arcara, Davide Bertocci and Chiara Zanini (Padova) Wouldn't you agree with a bunch of lemons? A self-paced reading test on Agreement in quantification expressions

Sandra Villata, Luigi Rizzi and Julie Franck (Geneva) Intervention effects in wh-islands and non-islands: Experimental evidence

Roberto Zamparelli and Michelangelo Falco (Trento) Licensing ellipsis in DP: the role of NP raising

Poster Session 2 (Friday 27, 14.00)

Nicoletta Biondo (Trento) How the movement of temporal adverbs can affect tense processing

Ana Calindro (São Paulo, Cambridge) Ditransitive sentences in Brazilian Portuguese: from a VP shell to a pP shell

Janayna Carvalho (Stüttgart) A recipe on how to save a derivation: The Locative Impersonal in Brazilian Portugues

Pamela Franciotti (Siena) The acquisition of passive in L2 Italian: evidence from comprehension and production

Irene Franco (Leiden) Stylistic Fronting: a phase-based analysis

Pavel Grashchenkov and Ekaterina Lyutikova (Moscow) Featural Composition of Voice

Matteo Paolo Greco and Andrea Moro (IUSS Pavia) Surprise Negation and Ethical Dative

Cristina Guardiano and Melita Stavrou (Modena-Reggio Emilia, Thessaloniki) Adjective-Noun combinations in the Greek of Italy. Polydefiniteness revisited

Dara Jokilehto (Geneva) Roman Reduplication

Margherita Pallottino (Geneva) Habitual sentences and Direct Objects in Italian

Francesca Panzeri and Francesca Foppolo (Milano Bicocca) Not only task matters, position also

Cecilia Poletto and Esther Rinke (Frankfurt) RestrP left periphery: a case study on the distribution of restrictive relatives

Aurélia Robert-Tissot (Zurich) Topic drop in French text messages

Farhad Sadri Mirdamadi, Julie Franck and Ur Shlonsky (Geneva) The Persian Object Marker –ra and its effect on wh-object fronting

Michelle Sheehan and Sonia Cyrino (Cambridge, Campinas) Variation and change in the Romance faire-infinitif

Marcelo Amorim Sibaldo (Pernambuco) The structure of an exclamative construction in Brazilian Portuguese

Petra Sleeman and Tabea Ihsane (Amsterdam, Geneva) Gender mismatches in partitive constructions, phases and locality