Author Archives: Alem A.H.J. van

Thursday 18 June – Sjef Barbiers and Astrid van Alem

Speaker: Sjef Barbiers and Astrid van Alem (Leiden) Title: Poor weak ‘t (it) and the syntax of pronominal clefts Date: Thursday 18 June Venue: Skype (contact us to get access to the meeting) Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs This paper … Continue reading

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Thursday 4 June – Nikos Angelopoulos

Speaker: Nikos Angelopoulos (CRISSP, KU Leuven) Title: Complementizers as probes Date: Thursday 4 June Venue: Online (sign up for our mailing list or contact one of the organizers to get access to the talk) Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs Abstract

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Thursday 23 April – Patricia Cabredo Hofherr

Speaker: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (CNRS & U. Paris-8) Title: Two superiority comparatives in Hiatian Creole Date:  Thursday 23 April Venue: Online (sign up for our mailing list or contact one of the organizers to get access to the talk) Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs  Abstract

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Thursday 9 April – Boban Arsenijević

Speaker: Boban Arsenijević (University of Graz) Title: Deriving lexical categories: valued and unvalued classifiers and classifier-relativization Date: Thursday 9 April Venue: Online (sign up for our mailing list for details) Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs  Abstract I tackle the status of the controversial lexical categories: … Continue reading

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Thursday 26 September – Astrid van Alem

Speaker: Astrid van Alem (Leiden) Title: Complementizer agreement is clitic doubling: evidence from intervention effects Date: Thursday 26 September Venue: Lipsius 2.28 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs (drinks afterwards at Café de Keyser) Abstract It is well known that many non-standard West-Germanic languages have Complementizer Agreement: not only … Continue reading

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Thursday 14 February – Myrthe Bergstra

Speaker: Myrthe Bergstra (Utrecht University) Title: Micro-variation, contact and change: the absentive in Frisian and Dutch Date: Thursday 14 February Venue: Van Eyckhof 2/006 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs Abstract

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Thursday 29 November – Caitlin Meyer

Speaker: Caitlin Meyer (University of Amsterdam) Title: Rule and order: using structure to acquire ordinal numerals Date: Thursday 29 November Venue: Van Eyckhof 3/002 Time: 15.15-16.30 hrs drinks: Cafe de Keyzer Abstract: This talk compares the acquisition of ordinals in … Continue reading

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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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