23.2010, Confs: Syntax/UK

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Subject: 23.2010, Confs: Syntax/UK

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Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:59:25
From: Theresa Biberauer [mtb23 at cam.ac.uk]
Subject: 1st Cambridge Comparative Syntax Conference

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 1st Cambridge Comparative Syntax Conference 
Short Title: CamCoS 1 

Date: 18-May-2012 - 19-May-2012 
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom 
Contact: Theresa Biberauer 
Contact Email: mtb23 at cam.ac.uk 
Meeting URL: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/dtal/research/recos/camcos/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax 

Meeting Description: 

The ERC-funded research project 'Rethinking Comparative Syntax' at the University of Cambridge is pleased to announce the first Cambridge Comparative Syntax conference (CamCoS 1). 

The theme for this year's conference is 'Ergativity' and the invited speakers are Lisa Travis, Milan Rezac, Itziar Laka, Geoffrey Khan, Roberta D'Alessandro, and Jessica Coon. 

If you would like to attend the presentations and join in the discussions, note that there is no fee, but we do ask you to please register before 13 May via http://www.doodle.com/8smi8hecwk25n5dq. 

18 May: CamCOS warm-up event

4-5pm
Michelle Sheehan - Syntactic ergativity beyond the transitive clause

5-5.30pm
Alison Biggs - Detransitivising constructions in ergative languages

5.30-6pm
Ian Roberts - The Smuggling approach to ergativity: pros and cons


19 May
CamCoS Main Conference

9-10am
Geoffrey Khan (Cambridge) -  Ergativity in Neo-Aramaic

10-11am
Roberta D'Alessandro (Leiden): An external look at ergativity: Comparing Hindi and Italian dialects

11-11.30am
Coffee

11.30am-12.30pm
Milan Rezac (Paris VIII) - The structural ergative of Basque: Ergative-absolutive alternations and the nature of structural Case

12.30-2pm
Lunch

2-3pm
Jessica Coon (McGill) - Taking ''ergativity'' out of split ergativity: A structural account of aspect and person splits

3-4pm
Itziar Laka (UPV/EHU)- Ergativity from within: representation and processing

4-4.30pm
Coffee

4.30-5.30pm
Lisa Travis (McGill) - When a language becomes or ceases to be ergative

5.30-6pm
Closing discussion and Business Meeting



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