Author Archives: Yang Y.

Thursday 23 March-Beste Kamali

Speaker: Beste Kamali, Universität Bielefeld Title: Negative concord in Turkish polar questions Date: Thursday March 23 Venue: Lipsius 30 Time: 15:15 – 16:30 hrs Abstract  Turkish is a strict negative concord (NC) language. That is, it has n-words rather than … Continue reading

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Thursday 23 February – Güliz Güneş & Aslı Göksel

Speaker: Güliz Güneş (Leiden University) & Aslı Göksel (Boğaziçi University) Title: Phonology of Agreement: optional double agreement and optional resizing of phonological words in Turkish Date: Thursday 23 February Time: 15.15-16.30 Venue: Lipsius 30 Abstract: THE ISSUE: Stress in Turkish … Continue reading

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Thursday 29 September – Probal Dasgupta

Speaker: Probal Dasgupta (Indian Statistical Institute) Title:  Arbitrariness at the agreement-classifier boundary Date: Thursday 29 September Time: 15.15-16.30 Venue: Lipsius 235C Abstract: Classifiers may initially strike an agr[eement] language speaker as expressing Number plus obscure content. Once we put Gender in the picture, however, new … Continue reading

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Thursday 7 April- Heidi Klockmann

Speaker: Heidi Klockmann (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS) Title: The syntax of quantificational elements:drawing on insights from the distribution of features in the DP Date: Thursday April 7                       Venue: Van Eyckhof 2/003 Time: 15:15 – 16:30 hrs Abstract  In this … Continue reading

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Thursday 10 March – Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai

Speaker: Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai Title: Operator Binding and the Syntax of Analyticity Date: Thursday 10 March Time: 15.15-16.30 Venue: Eyckhof 2-003 Abstract:  In this talk, we entertain the possibility that peripheral features play a crucial role in the formation of the … Continue reading

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Thursday 25 February – Maria Tenizi

Speaker: Maria Tenizi Title: Revealing Α Possible Do-Support Technique in Cypriot-Greek. Implications and Analysis of the Left Periphery Date: Thursday 25 February Time: 15.15-16.30 Venue: Eyckhof 2-003 Abstract:  The presentation will point at Cypriot-Greek syntax through data analysis and overview. … Continue reading

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Thursday 15 October —Melissa Farasyn

Speaker: Melissa Farasyn  (University Gent) Title: Agreement patterns in Middle Low German non-restrictive relative clauses Date: Thursday 15 October Venue: Lipsius 235B Time: 15:15 – 16:30 hrs  Abstract In this talk I will focus on agreement patterns in Middle Low … Continue reading

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Thursday 1 October – Seid Tvica (Cancelled)

Speaker: Seid Tvica (University of Amsterdam) Title: Rich Agreement Hypothesis beyond Indo-European Date: Thursday 1 October Venue: Wijkplaats 3/ room 006 Time: 15:15 – 16:30 hrs  Abstract It is well-established in the literature that many Germanic and Romance languages differ … Continue reading

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Thursday May 7

Speaker: Aliza Glasbergen-Plas (Leiden University) Title:Het/er gaat eraan vooraf: adjunction of an apparent complement clause Date: Thursday May 7                       Venue: Huizinga 4 Time: 15:15 – 16:30 hrs Abstract In Dutch, when a lexical head takes a CP-complement, sometimes a pronoun … Continue reading

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Thursday April 16

Speaker: Marjo van Koppen (Universiteit Utrecht) and Jeroen van Craenenbroeck (KU Leuven) Title: Identifying Parameters Date: Thursday April 16 Venue: Huizinga 4 Time: 15:15 – 16:30 hrs Abstract This talk (i) explores a new tool that offers a unique window into … Continue reading

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