Words don't come easy (Verona, 17-18 novembre 2008)

Da lunedì 17 novembre 2008 a martedì 18 novembre 2008


Dip.to di Linguistica, Letteratura e Scienze della Comunicazione



Verona, 17-18 November, 2008


Monday, 17th November

10:00-10:45 Edwin Williams (Princeton University)

Reconciling lexicalism and morphosyntax


10:45-11:30 Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromsø)

Syntax, selection, and the status of words in the lexicon


11:30-11:45 Coffee break


11:45-12:30 Ad Neeleman (University College London)

Agreement reduction under inversion in Dutch


12:30-14:30 Lunch break


14:30-15:15 Joseph Emonds (University of the Basque Country)

Universal default right headedness and how stress determines word order


15:15-16:00 Michal Starke (University of Tromsø)

How can I find a way to make you see?


16:00-16:15 Coffee break


16:15-17:00 Angeliki Ralli (University of Patras)

Greek verbal co-compounds: a unique case in the Indo- European languages


Tuesday, 18th November


10:00-10:45 Heidi Harley (University of Arizona)

Incorporation, compounding, and constituency


10:45-11:30 Denis Delfitto and Chiara Melloni (University of Verona)

Compounds don't come easy


11:30-11:45 Coffee break


11:45-12:30 Sergio Scalise and Antonio Fábregas (University of Bologna and University of Tromsø)

Exocentricity in compounding: How extended and how problematic?


12:30-14:30 Lunch break


14:30-15:15 Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin)

Roots, categories and concepts


15:15-16:00 Henk van Riemsdijk (Tilburg University)

Some properties of silent words


16:00-16:15 Coffee break


16:15-18:00 Discussion


Scientific Organization

Denis Delfitto, Antonio Fábregas, Giorgio Graffi, Chiara Melloni