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Syntax and Semantics of the Nominal Domain: Workshop

Time

February 4, 2016 -
February 5, 2016



“Syntax and Semantics of the Nominal Domain” is a workshop covering the major aspects of nominal modification in line with the topics of the graduate school. The talks address the internal syntactic structure of nominal phrases, interpretative aspects of modification, as well as issues concerning the processing and acquisition of nominal expressions.

The workshop consists of talks by invited speakers and PhD students of the graduate school.

If you are interested in attending, please register at the bottom of this page.

 

Invited speakers

Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt University of Berlin)

Željko Bošković (University of Connecticut)

Fred Landman (Tel Aviv University)

Richard Larson (Stony Brook University)

Marcin Morzycki (Michigan State University)

Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University)

Tue Trinh (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts (Utrecht University)

 

Program

Wednesday, February 3

19:00

 

Thursday, February 4 (Room SH 5.101)

09:00 – 09:15
Registration
09:15 – 09:30
Welcome
09:30 – 10:40
Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Some puzzles about Number
10:40 – 11:10
Coffee break
11:10 – 12:20
12:20 – 12:40
Anja Šarić
Possessives, adnominal genitives and the DP
12:40 – 13:00
Eugenia Greco
The kin term hierarchy in enclitic possessive constructions
13:00 – 14:30
Lunch
14:30 – 14:50
Sabrina Weber
Extraposition of prepositional phrases out of NP: empirical data
14:50 – 15:10
Nicolas Lamoure
Coordinated mass nouns and the plural/singular alternation: a syntactic approach
15:10 – 16:20
Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University)
Object mass nouns from a crosslinguistic perspective
16:20 – 16:50
Coffee break
16:50 – 18:00
19:00

 

Friday, February 5 (Room SH 5.105)

09:30 – 10:40
Richard Larson (Stony Brook University)
Quantificational states and argument separation
10:40 – 11:10
Coffee break
11:10 – 12:20
Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts (Utrecht University)
Event orientated adnominals and compositionality
12:20 – 12:40
Merle Weicker
Adjectives in acquisition: towards a semantic perspective
12:40 – 13:00
Carolin Reinert
Some thoughts on modification by frequency adjectives
13:00 – 14:30
Lunch
14:30 – 14:50
Maria Kofer
Definiteness and nominal modification in the Balkan languages
14:50 – 15:10
Sarah Duong Phu
Properties of discontinuous noun phrases in Vietnamese
15:10 – 16:20
Tue Trinh (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
How to split friends, wives, and boxes of books in Vietnamese?
16:20 – 16:50
Coffee break
16:50 – 18:00
Marcin Morzycki (Michigan State University)
Interpreting adjectives where they have no right to be
19:00

 

Travel instructions

The workshop will take place in the Seminarhaus on Campus Westend, Room 5.101 and 5.105.
The Seminarhaus is marked with the number “19” on this Map of Campus Westend.

How to reach the campus (from the central station)

  • By subway: go to Hauptwache by one of the S-Bahn lines S1-S9, then get on one of the U-Bahn lines U1, U2, U3 or U8 to get to Holzhausenstraße; from there, the Seminarhaus is about 10 minutes by foot.
  • By bus: take bus line 64 to Bremer Straße; from there, the Seminarhaus is about 5 minutes by foot.
  • By taxi: give Max-Horkheimer-Strasse as your destination.

 

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.