Category Archives: Linguistics

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 14 May – Marcel den Dikken

Speaker: Marcel den Dikken (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) Title: Unmatched and unparalleled: Voice mismatches in ellipsis — Analysis and theoretical implications Date: Thursday 14 May Venue: Online (sign up for our mailing list or contact one of the organizers … Continue reading

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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 30 April — Zorica Puskar

Speaker: Zorica Puskar (ZAS) Title: Multiple Challenges of Multiple Agreement Date: Thursday 30 April Venue: Online (sign up for our mailing list for details) Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs  Abstract In some languages where finite verbs morphologically index both subject (S) and object (O) … Continue reading

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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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ComSyn spring season: Talks postponed/online

Dear all, Following the latest advice of Leiden University and the Dutch government, the planned ComSyn talks for the spring season will not (all) go ahead in person. This applies at least for those scheduled up to 6th April, and … Continue reading

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POSTPONED – Olaf Koeneman & Hedde Zeijlstra

Speaker: Olaf Koeneman (Radboud University) and Hedde Zeijlstra ( Georg-August-University) Title: A new look at full, no and partial pro-drop Date: Thursday 26 March POSTPONED Venue: Wijkplaats 2/005 Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs (drinks afterwards at Café de Keyser) Abstract here

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Thursday 12 March – Georg Höhn

Speaker: Georg Höhn (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) Title: Demonstratives with participant readings Date: Thursday 12 March Venue: Wijkplaats 2/005 Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs (drinks afterwards at Café de Keyser) Abstract here

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Thursday 27 February – Loes Koring

Speaker: Loes Koring (Leiden) Title: Disjointness in Child Language Date:  Thursday 27 February Venue: Wijkplaats 2/005 Time: 15.15 – 16.30 hrs (drinks afterwards at Café de Keyser) Abstract:  A word like ‘somebody’ introduces a novel referent to the discourse. Adult speakers of English … Continue reading

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