GK doctoral researchers are organising a two-day Workshop on Word Order in the Nominal Domain (WONDo): Factors, Perspectives & Approaches. The workshop will take place between November 10-11, 2022 on Campus Westend (Cas 1.811) of Goethe University (homepage). The workshop will host talks both by doctoral researchers, GK alumni and invited speakers. Participation is free Continue Reading
The 18th annual meeting of the Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum Conference (P&P 18), hosted by University of Bielefeld, will take place on October 6th-7th, 2022. Our GK student, Anna Preßler will attend the conference with a poster entitled “Rhythmic alternation or alternation rythmique? Prosodic factors in the positioning of a sub-class of attributive adjectives in Continue Reading
GALA 15 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition Conference WHEN September 15-17, 2022 WHERE Goethe University Frankfurt HOMEPAGE: https://www.galafrankfurt2022.com We are pleased to announce the 15th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition conference (GALA 15) to be held at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, on September 15-17, 2022. ABOUT GALA GALA is a biennial conference that brings together Continue Reading
The 51st annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 51), hosted by Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), will take place on November 6th-8th, 2020 online. Our GK student, Sebastian Bredemann will present his research on “On the role of phonology at Vocabulary Insertion ” on November 8th (Sunday, @11:45 am EST), abstract can be downloaded here. Continue Reading
The 45th annual conference on Language Development (BUCLD45) organized by Boston University Department of Linguistics will take place on November 5-8, 2020 online. Our GK student, Lydia Grohe together with D. Li, P. Schultz and C. Yang will have a presentation on “The distributional learning of recursive structures ” (Session B: Syntax & Semantics, November 7th Continue Reading
The 15th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society (SLS 15) will take place on September 4-6, 2020 online. Our GK student, Sanja Srdanović will present her joint work with Esther Rinke on “Possessive pronouns do not c-command out of the noun phrase in Serbian” on September 5th (Saturday, @3:30 pm UTC -4, Eastern Daylight Continue Reading
Workshop on Formal and Experimental Approaches to Adjectival Modification (organized by GK students)
A workshop on Formal and Experimental Approaches to Adjectival Modification, organized by GK Students, will be held on January 31-February 1, 2020, at the Goethe University Frankfurt. For further details and registration please visit on the Workshop Website: https://sites.google.com/view/feamfrankfurt/
The twelfth conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis (SinFonIJA 12) will be held on September 12–14, 2019 at the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University, in Brno (Czech Republic). Our GK students Fenna Bergsma and Ruby Sleeman will present their recent research there. Fenna Bergsma will give a joint talk with Jan Don on “Gender: Continue Reading
The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 52) will take place on August 21-24, 2019 at the University of Leipzig, Germany. Our GK student, Ruby Sleeman will present her work on “The second best word order: how ordinals restrict superlatives and why it’s not reciprocated”.
The 31st West African Languages Congress (WALC 31) will take place on August 11-15, 2019 at Félix Houphouët-Boigny University, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Our GK student, Sebastian Bredemann will give a talk on “Capturing the properties of phonological agreement systems under strict modularity”.
The 34th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 34) will take place on June 14 and 15 in Konstanz, Germany. Our GK student, Melanie Hobich will give a talk on “The diachrony of was für”.
TripleA 6 will take place from May 31st to June 2nd, 2019 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the USA. Our GK student, Abigail Anne Bimpeh will give a talk on “Puzzling sloppy readings of the logophoric pronoun yè in Ewe” (with Frank Sode).
The 50th Annual Conference on African Linguistics will be held on May 23rd to May 25th, 2019 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Our GK student, Abigail Anne Bimpeh will give a talk on “Accounting for logophoricity: The case of Ewe and Jula” (with Alassane Kiemtoré) and present her poster on “Logophoric Licensing in Ewe”.
Germanic Sandwich 2019 will take place on May 23 & 24, 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Our GK student, Ruby Sleeman will present her work on “DP-internal modification: Ordering ordinals and superlatives in Dutch and German”.
CLS 55 will take place on May 16th to 18th at the University of Chicago, the USA. Our GK student, Sebastian Bredemann will give a talk on “Phonological agreement as phonological correspondence”.
The 42nd GLOW conference (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) will be hosted by the University of Oslo from the 7th to 11th May 2019. Our GK student, Fenna Bergsma will present her work on “Verum focus in Frisian”.
Stony Brook University will host Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics conference on May 3-5, 2019. Our GK student, Sanja Srdanović will give a talk on “The referential properties of Serbian possessive constructions: clitics vs. strong pronouns”.
CamCoS 8 (Cambridge Comparative Syntax) will take place at St John’s College in Cambridge 2-4 May 2019. Our GK student, Melanie Hobich will give a talk on “From head to clause: A diachronic approach to was für as predication” .
On March 19, 2019, the “Deutsch-Mittelmeerisches Netzwerk Sprachwissenschaft“ (DeMiNeS) (German Mediterranean Network on Linguistics) will host a master class for students and recent doctorate recipients with Prof. Artemis Alexiadou (Linguistics, Humboldt Universität Berlin, Leibniz-ZAS). The event will take place at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Our student, Ruby Sleeman will present her work on Continue Reading
The Second International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics (ICTEAP-2) will be held on March 16 to 17 at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Our GK student, Yat Han Lai will present his work on “ Information structure and word order in Cantonese: An experimental approach ”.
ConSOLE 2019 will be hosted by the Leibniz-Preis Research Unit for (Experimental) Syntax and Heritage Languages (RUESHeL) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin on February 21st to 23rd 2019. Our GK student, Priscilla Lola Adenuga, will give a talk on “Relabelling Adjunction: A modification analysis of plural marking in Ògè“.
Incontro di Grammatica Generativa 45 (IGG45) will be held from February 21st – 23rd at the University of Padua, Italy. Our GK student, Ruby Sleeman, will present her work on “Variation and its limits in ordinal-superlative order in Dutch”.
Our GK student, Fenna Bergsma presented her work on ‘PPs and DPs in free relatives’, held from January 3rd to 6th, 2018 in New York, the USA.
On 30th November, our GK student, Fenna Bergsma will give a talk and participate in the Nanosyntax weblab.
On October 30th, Fenna Bergsma will give a talk on ‘Waarmee and met wat in Dutch free relatives’, in Oberseminar English Linguistics (Syntax–Semantics), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
Our GK student, Fenna Bergsma will give a talk at PlaCiG – On the place of case in grammar, held from October 18 to October 20, 2018 in Rethymnon, Crete, Greece . The talk is titled ‘PPs and DPs in Free relatives’.
The A0 Workshop will take place in Bled, Slovenia from 11 to 13 October 2018 on the Adjective as a lexical category. This Workshop is part of “The categorical status of adjectives: from theory to typology, and back again” project. Our GK student, Priscilla Adenuga will give a talk on “The Nominal Attributive Modifiers (NAMs) in Ògè”.
Our GK student, Abigail Anne Bimpeh will present her work on ‘Default de se: The interpretation of the Ewe logophor’ at CALL 2018, held from 30th August to 1st September in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Our GK student, Priscilla Lola Adenuga presented her work on ‘Nominal Modification in Ògè and Yorùbá’ at WOCAL9, held from August 25th-28th in Rabat, Morocco .
Our GK student, Abigail Anne Bimpeh presented her work on ‘Default de se: The interpretation of the Ewe logophor’ at LAG 2018, held from 30th July to 1st August in Ghana.
Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Microvariation (TEAM 2018) will be held from 14 to 15 June in Padua, Italy. Our researchers, Ruby Sleeman and Nicolas Lamoure, will present their work. Ruby Sleeman: “Ordinal numerals in dialects of Dutch” Nicolas Lamoure: “D° ellipsis in D>N>&>N structures: Evidence from micro-variation in (Standard) Italian”
The Fourth International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies (ICLLS 2018) will be held from 15 to 16 June in Hong Kong. Our GK student, Yat Han Lai will present his work on “Grammatical weight and relative clause processing in German and Cantonese”.
The 28th Colloquium on Generative Grammar (CGG 28) will be held from May 30th to June 1st in Tarragona, Spain. Our GK student, Fenna Bergsma will present her work on “Case mismatches in free relative constructions”.
The 18th International Morphology Meeting will be held in Budapest from 10th to 13th of April, 2018. Our GK student, Sanja Srdanović, will present her work on “Would it be faster, slower or the same with additional morphemes? The (Non)-existence of the Decomposition in the Processing of Deverbal Nominals” (with Anja Šarić and Isidora Gatarić).
CLS54 will be held at the University of Chicago from 26th to 28th of April, 2018. Our GK student, Melanie Hobich, will give a talk on ‘The für in was für: Historic evidence against was für as wh-modification.’
From 10th to 14th of April 2018, our postdoctoral researcher and two GK students will present their work at GLOW41 in Budapest, Hungary. Melanie Hobich: What do you want for a drink? The structure of the German was für-construction in light of historic data Zheng Shen: Interpretive restrictions on superlatives in full vs. fragment answers (with Continue Reading
The 42nd Annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC42) at the University of Pennsylvania March 23-25, 2018. Fenna Bergsma will present her work on ‘The power of syncretisms: how syncretisms can serve double duty’.
49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 49) at Michigan State University March 22-25, 2018. Priscilla Lola Adenuga will present her work on ‘The structure of Adnominal Adjectives in Ògè’.
From 15th to 17th of March 2018, our two GK students will present their posters at CUNY 2018: Astrid Gößwein: Influences on the agreement in German hybrid nouns – distance and syntactic domain Yat Han Lai: Grammatical weight and relative clause processing in German and Cantonese
Workshop on Current Issues in Comparative Syntax: Past, Present, and Future March 1–2, 2018 in Singapore Zheng Shen from our Graduate School “Nominal Modification” will present his work on “The Agreement Hierarchy and Multi-Valuation”
From 15th to 17th of February 2018, our postdoctoral researcher and four former and current GK students will present their work at Linguistic Evidence 2018 in Tübingen, Germany: Lyn Tieu and Zheng Shen: Relative readings of superlatives in full vs. fragment answers Astrid Gößwein: The agreement of hybrid nouns in German – evidence from acceptability judgements and Continue Reading
From 14th to 16th of February 2018, three GK students will present their work at ConSOLE 2018: Fenna Bergsma: Syncretism = shared syntax + shared spellout Melanie Hobich: What do you want for a drink? The origin of the was für construction in German. Astrid Gößwein: Influences on the agreement in German hybrid nouns – Continue Reading