Author Archives: Alem A.H.J. van

Thursday 15 November – Siavash Rafiee Rad

Speaker: Siavash Rafiee Rad (Leiden University) Title: The Semantics of Ellipsis in Persian Complex Predicates Date: Thursday 15 November Venue: Van Eyckhof 3/002 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs drinks: Cafe de Keyzer Abstract: The study of Ellipsis has been of special interest to scholars of linguistics. One … Continue reading

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Thursday 1 March – Bernat Bardagil-Mas

Speaker: Bernat Bardagil-Mas (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen/UC Berkeley) Title: Multiple exponence and patchwork paradigms Date: Thursday 1 March Venue: Van Wijkplaats 2/002 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract This talk discusses participant cross-reference in Panará, a Northern Jê language spoken in central Brazil. Previous work on the language … Continue reading

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Thursday 15 February – Hans Broekhuis

Speaker: Hans Broekhuis (Meertens Instituut) Title: Asymmetrical coordination Date: Thursday 15 February Venue: Van Wijkplaats 2/002 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Click here for the abstract   

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Thursday 7 December – Norbert Corver

Speaker: Norbert Corver (UiL-OTS, Utrecht University) Title: Getting imaginative with a brain full of adverbs Date: Thursday 7 December Venue: Van Eyckhof 3/002 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract: Adverbs and adverbial expressions have played a somewhat subordinate role in the history of generative … Continue reading

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Thursday 26 October – Marijana Marelj

Speaker: Marijana Marelj (Utrecht University) Title: The vagueness of HAVE(ing) Date: Thursday 26 October Venue: Eyckhof 3/002 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract: Whether characterized as “semantically impoverished” (Butt 1995), “semi-lexical” (Corver and van Riemsdijk 2001), “vague” (Bruening 2015), or as “having no independent semantic content” (Ritter … Continue reading

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