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

Roumyana Pancheva: Scalar Meanings in the History of Slavic

 

10.00-10.30

Coffee break

 

10.30-11.10

Júlia Bácskai-Atkári: Information Structure, Functional Left Peripheries, and the history of a Hungarian Interrogative Marker

 

11.10-11.50

Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts: Conditional Inversion and types of parametric change

 

11.50-12.30

Adina Dragomirescu and Virginia Hill: De-supine complements in Old Romanian

 

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

 

14.00-14.40

Poster session

Víctor Acedo-Matellán: Changes before and after Vocabulary Insertion. A case study in the diachrony of Catalan psych-predicates

Éva Dékány: Weak & strong phases in infinitives: the case of Old Hungarian infinitival anti-agreement

Anne Wolfsgruber: Impersonal Se-Constructions and the Puzzle of Old French Subjects

Judy B Bernstein: Demonstratives Expressed as Nominative Pronouns

 

14.40-15.20

Johannes Jónsson  and Brynhildur Stefánsdóttir: P-incorporation in the history of Icelandic

 

15.20-16.00

David Willis: Maintaining the historical directionality of syntactic change in numeral phrases

 

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

 

16.30-17.10

Ana Maria Martins, Sandra Pereira and Clara Pinto: The diachronic path of “senăo”: from conditional subordination to exceptive coordination

 

17.10-17.50

Ann Taylor and Susan Pintzuk: Split Coordination in the History of English