List of accepted papers



List of accepted papers
List of accepted papers ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Session 1: Syntax Lena Baunaz, Eric Lander (Ghent) The internal structure of nominal and verbal complementizers Anamaria Bentea (Genève) Testing intervention effects in wh-­‐questions in child Romanian Frédérique Berthelot (Genève) Taking a French leave: Movement of and from within the subject Yoshio Endo (Kanda, Japan), Liliane Haegeman (Ghent) Yoshio Endo (Kanda, Japan) Adverbial clauses and adverbial concord David Paul Gerards (Zürich) Historical grammars and morphosyntax: ‘happy reunion’ or ‘eternal foes’? Liliane Haegeman (Ghent) Flemish as a symmetric double object language Marwan Jarrah (Newcastle) Subject extraction in Jordanian Arabic: A Criterial Freezing approach Christopher Laenzlinger, Gabriela Soare (Genève) A new approach to multiple wh-­‐fronting in Romanian Thomas Leu (UQAM, Canada) The pronominal ingredients of pronouns Emily Manetta (Vermont, USA) Verb phrase ellipsis in a V2 language: Expanding the typology Trang Phan, Eric Lander (Ghent) Plurality in Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean Isabelle Roy (Paris-­‐8), Ur Shlonsky (Genève) Aspects of the syntax of French copular sentences Diversity of How Come Question Farhad Sadri Mirdamadi, Julie Frank, Ur Shlonsky Multiple wh-­‐movement and Superiority in Persian (Genève) Giuseppe Samo (Genève) The role of FinP in the Left Periphery Manuela Schönenberger, Eric Haeberli (Genève) Feel free to use doubly-­‐filled COMPs. An investigation into the use of doubly-­‐filled COMPs in naturalistic data from Swiss German Elisabeth Stark (Zürich) Why partitive articles? Encoding ‘individuation’ in Galloromance nominals Ji Young Shim, Tabea Ihsane (Genève) Where is my complementizer? 9DSL 2 ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Session 2: Semantics and Pragmatics Tijana Asic (Kragujevac and Belgrade), Francis Corblin (Paris-­‐Sorbonne) Joanna Blochowiak (Genève) Spatial deictic expression in French and Serbian; a new approach Kira Boulat (Fribourg), Napoleon Katsos (Cambridge) & Didier Maillat (Fribourg) It’s all about strength: testing a pragmatic model of commitment Davide Garassino (Zürich, Freiburg), Daniel Jacob (Freiburg)
Simone Girard, Sandra Sidier-­‐Miserez, Katja Tissi (Neuchâtel) Cristina Grisot (Genève) An empirical discourse-­‐pragmatic analysis of Polarity Focus in the Romance languages
Jean-­‐Pierre Eckmann (Genève) Loops in dictionaries and the notion of concept Hasmik Jivanyan (Genève) Information structure, position of causal connective and type of causal relation Maria Jodlowiec (Krakow), Agnieszka Piskorska (Poznan) Maria Jodlowiec (Krakow) Cécile Meier (Frankfurt) How and what metonymies mean: comparing/contrasting two recent relevance-­‐theoretic accounts Rui Marques (Lisboa) Epistemic future and epistemic modal verbs in Portuguese Jacques Moeschler (Genève) A criterion for descriptive vs. metalinguistic negation Yuji Nishiyama (Meikai, Japan) Specificational copular sentences and because-­‐clauses Agnieszka Piskorska (Poznan) Diversity and unity -­‐ on linguistic forms and interpretive mechanisms in irony Barbara Sonnenhauser (Zürich) Relative clause tautologies: the interaction of syntax, semantics, pragmatics Anne Vanderheyden, Patrick Dandale (Antwerpen) Le développement de 'visiblement' en un marqueur évidentiel. Éléments de son évolution diachronique Manuel Widmer (Zürich) Presumptive evidence: how conversational implicature can give rise to evidential contrasts Symmetric and asymmetric ‘and’. An experimental perspective Making sense through semi-­‐conventionalized signs: Depicting signs in Swiss German Sign Language An experimental approach to subjectivity Explicit content revisited Disjunction in Comparatives 9DSL 3 ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Session 3: General Session Sandro Bachmann (Zurich) Loss and retainment of the Germanic Weak Verb classes – the case of Valais German Balthasar Bickel & Damian E. Blasi (Zürich) Linguistic Universals in Evolutionary Perspective: the S/A preference and its effects Juliette Elie-­‐Deschamps (Limoges) Approximations sémantiques et catégorisation lexicale dans le développement typique vs autistique Eric Haeberli, Tabea Ihsane (Genève) Syntactic Variation without Change: Pre-­‐auxiliary Placement of Adverbs in the History of English Jui-­‐heng Huang (Taïwan On Two Types of Interrogative Disjunction in Mandarin Chinese Mathias Jenny (Zurich) Verb-­‐initial constituent order in Austroasiatic languages Maria Koliopoulou (Innsbruck) Pierre Larrivée, Marie Skrovec (Caen) Word-­‐based vs. stem-­‐based formation in compounding: the case of German and Greek compounds Pierre Larrivée, Amel Kallel (Caen) Mapping the evolution path of n-­‐words Adrian Leeman, Francis Nolan (Cambridge) The contribution of segments and prosody in the identification of Swiss German dialects Jorge Antonio Leoni de Leon (Costa-­‐Rica) Steve Moran (Zürich) Expressions idiomatiques et polarité sémantique dans la publication d'opinion sur les réseaux sociaux Farhad Sadri Mirdamadi, Sandra Villata, Ur Shlonsky, Julie Franck (Genève) André Müller (Zürich) Experimental judgment on multiple wh-­‐questions in Persian Yves Scherrer (Genève), Tanja Samardžić, Elvira Glaser (Zurich) Sabine Stoll, Jekaterina Mazara, Balthasar Bickel (Zürich) Paul Widmer (Zürich) Normalising orthographic and dialectal variants in the ArchiMob corpus of spoken Swiss German Richard Zimmermann (Genève) System-­‐Internal triggers of language change: The replacement of th-­‐ with wh-­‐elements in Middle English Complexité et propositions relatives en français vernaculaire How to study variation in language acquisition: A new cross-­‐linguistic corpus approach Differential Agent Marking in Jinghpaw How to study the acquisition of verbal morphology in languages of different complexity On the Systematicity of Signifier-­‐to-­‐Signified Correspondences 9DSL 4 POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Poster Session Naoyuki Akaso (Nagoya Gakuin) On Nominativen in Japanese: Focus as a case-­‐licenser Damian E. Blasi & Sabine Stoll (Zürich) How we speak to children: word bursts across languages Yoshio Endo & Yuko Mizogushi (Kanda) A Relativized Minimality Approach to Free Adjunct Interpretations Alain Devevey (U. de Franche Comté) Préservation de la morphologie, chez les malades Alzheimer au stade sévère de la maladie Ciro Greco, Francesca Foppolo, Francesca Panzeri, Maria Nella Carminati (Gent) The incremental processing of perfectivity in accomplishment predicates Stephanie Lerat (Nantes) Caractériser l’interaction entre le sémantisme des temps verbaux et le sémantisme des verbes illocutionnaires : Le cas du Passé composé, Present Perfect et Simple Past Karoliina Lohiniva (Genève) Alternating partitive and additive -­‐kin in Finnish: an unhappy association Koichiro Nakamura (Meio University) Correlations of Focus Types, Focal Stress, and Structural Position Nikolay Nikolov (New Bulgarian University) The Magic Of Real Drama In The Classroom Danica Pajovic, Steve Moran & Jekaterina Mazara (Zürich) Visualizing language acquisition data Marina Petrossian (Genève) Verbes de déplacement et effet de subjectivisation Dieter Studer-­‐Joho (Zürich) SuhrenTALks (Suhrental: Kultur und Sprache): A Valley and Its Vernacular 9DSL 5