Author Archives: Aliza Glasbergen-Plas

Friday 23 June – Jason Merchant

Speaker: Jason Merchant (University of Chicago) Title: Ranked resolution strategies for ellipsis Date: Friday 23 June Venue: Lipsius 147 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract ComSyn lecture Jason Merchant

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Thursday 15 June – Christos Vlachos

Speaker: Christos Vlachos (Queen Mary University of London) Title: Unselected Embedded wh-Questions Date: Thursday 15 June Venue: Lipsius 2.03 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract In this talk, I claim that a functional D-layer may introduce a wh-question in the complement position … Continue reading

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Thursday 20 April – Heidi Klockmann

Speaker: Heidi Klockmann (Utrecht University /Leiden University) Title: The semi-lexicality of quantificational nouns in English pseudopartitives Date: Thursday 20 April Venue: Lipsius 30 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs     Abstract In this talk, I discuss the use of the quantificational nouns … Continue reading

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Thursday 6 April – Andrés Saab

Speaker: Andrés Saab (Universidad de Buenos Aires / Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas) Title: Ellipsis as silent doubling Date: Thursday 6 April Venue: Lipsius 30 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract I address the well-known problem of the identity condition on ellipsis (semantic … Continue reading

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Thursday 9 March – Ora Matushansky

Speaker: Ora Matushansky (CNRS) Title: Matching locatives with places Date: Thursday 9 March Venue: Lipsius 30 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs   Abstract An extremely robust but previously unnoticed cross-linguistic generalization is that the distribution of locative cases is frequently restricted to … Continue reading

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Thursday 27 October – Olaf Koeneman

Speaker: Olaf Koeneman (Radboud University) Joint work with: Hedde Zeijlstra (University of Göttingen) Title: The Rich Agreement Hypothesis: a language universal? Date: Thursday 27 October Venue: Lipsius 235C Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs     Abstract After its initial success, the hypothesis … Continue reading

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Thursday 20 October – Sjef Barbiers

Speaker: Sjef Barbiers (Leiden University) Title: Restructuring Bridges Date: Thursday 20 October Venue: Van Eyckhof 2/005 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs     Abstract In the sentences in (1a,b) the MoodSpeechAct adverb eerlijk gezegd/honestly is surfacing in the embedded clause but must … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17 May – Maria del Carmen Parafita Couto

NB. Different day, different room Speaker: Maria del Carmen Parafita Couto*  (Leiden University) Title: Ungrammatical configuration: experimental evidence from code-switching Date: Tuesday 17 May Venue: Van Eyckhof 1/003C Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs  *Joint work with Luis López (University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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Thursday 24 March – Enoch Aboh

Speaker: Enoch Aboh (University of Amsterdam) Title: Back to D Date: Thursday 24 March Venue: Van Eyckhof 2/003 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract In this paper, I return to a debate I had at a distance with Zeljko Bošković in the … Continue reading

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Thursday 3 December – Christos Vlachos

Speaker: Christos Vlachos (Queen Mary University of London) Title: Wh-inquiries revis(it)ed Date: Thursday 3 December Venue: Van Wijkplaats 3/006 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract A standard (hypo)thesis, within the framework of Generative Grammar, has been that a wh-parameter may broadly classify languages … Continue reading

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