NB. Programme updated 21/03/2012

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Thursday March 22

08.45-09.15     coffee + registration

09.15-09.30     welcome/opening remarks

09.30-10.15     Dominique Sportiche (UCLA/ENS): Adjunct/argument asymmetries and relative clause types. 

10.15-11.00     Carlo Cecchetto (Università di Milano Bicocca) and Caterina Donati (Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza'): Relative structures (and other strong islands) reduced to relabeling.

11.00-11.30     coffee

11.30-12.15     Anna Roussou (University of Patras): Complements, relatives, and nominal properties. 

12.15-14.00     lunch

14.00-14.45     Rita Manzini (Università degli Studi di Firenze): Complement clauses as (free) relatives, complementizers as wh-pronouns: refining the picture.

14.45-15.30     Iliyana Krapova (Università di Venezia Ca' Foscari) and Guglielmo Cinque (Università di Venezia Ca' Foscari): “Clausal Complements” of Nouns as reduced relative clauses.

15.30-16.00     coffee

16.00-16.45     Hilda Koopman (UCLA): Noun phrases as relatives: the view from below. 


Friday March 23

09.00-09.30     coffee

09.30-10.15     Liliane Haegeman (GIST, Ghent University): Evidence for the movement analysis of adverbial clauses.

10.15-11.00     Jason Zentz (Yale University): Movement in adverbial clauses: Evidence from Akɔɔse wh-agreement.

11.00-11.30     coffee

11.30-12.15     Hamida Demirdache (Université de Nantes) and Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria (University of the Basque Country): Relativizing time arguments . 

12.15-14.00     lunch

14.00-14.45     Rajesh Bhatt (UMass) and Roumyana Pancheva (USC): Two superlative puzzles.

14.45-15.30     Barbara Tomaszewicz (USC): The morphosyntax of Polish (un)conditionals

15.30-15.40     closing remarks

15.40-16.00     publication meeting