DiGS16

  16th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference

  Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

  3-5 July 2014 Budapest

 

Program

 

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2 July 2014

Workshop “Converging Corpora: How to standardize historical corpora of typologically and genetically different languages

 

 

 

16th Diachronic Generative Syntax conference

 

 

Thursday, 3 July 2014    Friday, 4 July 2014     Saturday, 5 July 2014

 

 

9.00-10.00

INVITED TALK

Anthony Kroch and Beatrice Santorini: OV Word Order in Early Old French

 

10.00-10.30

Coffee break

 

10.30-11.10

Katerina Chatzopoulou and Ioanna Sitaridou: Jespersen’s cycle for NEG2 and conditional inversion in the history of Greek: Evidence from Romeyka conditionals

 

11.10-11.50

Einat-Haya Keren: Negative Concord in Modern Israeli Hebrew – Tracking down its Origin

 

11.50-12.30

Anne Breitbarth: Exceptive negation in historical Low German

 

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

 

14.00-14.40

Poster session

Dana Niculescu: The Evolution of the Romanian Finite Gerund  (first alternate)

Julia Schüler: On the disappearance of the bipartite negative particle in Middle High German

Giuseppina Silvestri: Genitive(s) in diachrony: change and retention in parameter-setting.

Kenneth Hanson, Cristina Schmitt and Alan Munn: The Loss of Bare Singular Arguments and Predicates in the History of English

Ágnes Bende-Farkas: Indeterminate Pronouns in Old Hungarian

 

14.40-15.20

Sabine Iatridou and Hedde Zeijlstra: If diachronically

 

15.20-16.00

Orsolya Tánczos: Cycle by cycle in the history of shuisa

 

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

 

16.30-17.10

Lieven Danckaert: Changing patterns of infinitival complementation in Latin

 

17.10-17.50

Jacopo Garzonio, Cecilia Poletto and Emanuela Sanfelici: Why relative clauses follow Keenan and Comrie’s generalization: a case study on the status of Old Italian complementizers

 

18.30-

Conference dinner