The 16th Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax

CGSW 16

May 5-6, 2001
McGill University, Montréal, Canada


Time
Saturday, May 5, 2001
9:00
Coffee and opening remarks
9:45
A polar whole -- Dutch heel 'whole' as a special kind of negative polarity item
Marcel den Dikken (CUNY Graduate Center)
10:30
Coffee
11:00
Intonational Phrasing, Discontinuity, and the Scope of Negation
Joanna Blaszczak & Hans-Martin Gaertner (University of Potsdam)
11:45
On the syntax of antidistributivity markers
Uli Sauerland (Tübingen University)
12:30
Lunch
14:00
Determiner sharing as an instance of dependent ellipsis
Peter Ackema & Kriszta Szendroi (Utrecht University & University College London)
14:45
Passing by numbers: on phrasal movement in the Icelandic noun phrase
Øystein Alexander Vangsnes (University of Bergen)
15:30
The Syntax of Germanic Post-Adjectival Articles
Jason Lilley (University of Delaware)
16:15
Coffee
16:45
Invited Speaker:
Ellen F. Prince (University of Pennsylvania)
On 'Odd Coordinations' in Yiddish, from a Discourse Perspective

 
Time
Sunday, May 6, 2001
9:15
Coffee
9:45
Invited speaker:
Henk van Riemsdijk (Tilburg University)
The Unbearable Lightness of GOing
10:45
Coffee
11:15
On optional 'have' in Swedish and Norwegian
Marit Julien (University of Tromsø)
12:00
Pronominal doubling in Germanic dialects
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck & Marjo van Koppen (Leiden University)
12:45
Lunch
14:15
A-movement in Icelandic
Milan Rezac (University of Toronto)
15:00
EPP and Object Shift in the Scandinavian Languages
Ken Hiraiwa (MIT)
15:45
Coffee
16:15
The New Passive Construction in Icelandic
Sigrídur Sigurjónsdóttir & Joan Maling (University of Iceland & Brandeis University)
17:00
Case and Event Structure
Peter Svenonius (University of Tromsø)

Alternate:
Aniek Ijbema (Leiden University): Grammaticalization in the generative framework

For more information please send e-mail to susi@alum.mit.edu or jbobal@po-box.mcgill.ca.

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