Parallel grammars and multilingualism

Program

The conference will take place at Suhmhuset, located downtown.

Wednesday October 16

12:30-12:45 Opening
12:45-14:15 Assessing the permeability of grammars in contact situations: a variationist approach
Shana Poplack (University of Ottawa)
14:15-14:45 The co-existence of V2/V3 and OV/VO representations in L1 German-L2 English
Tom Rankin (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
14:45-15:15 Coffee
15:15-15:45 Little v in code-switching and some creole reverberations
Tonjes Veenstra (ZAS) and Luis Lopez (University of Illinois at Chicago)
15:45-16:15 Embedded Word Order in Heritage Scandinavia
Janne Bondi Johannessen (University of Oslo) and Ida Larsson (Stockholm University)
16:15-16:45 An interaction with UG: the key external factors for language dominance and the Raibanshi children
Dripta Piplai (University of Delhi)
18:00 Conference dinner - Una Pizzeria e Bar at Solsiden

Thursday October 17

12:30-14:00 Bilingualism: consequences for the construction of reference
Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)
14:00-14:30 Early German-Greek bilingual Voice acquisition
Artemis Alexiadou and Katerina Zombolou (University of Stuttgart)
14:30-15:00 Coffee
15:00-16:30 Linguistic variation in monolingual and bilingual contexts
Marit Westergaard (University of Tromsø)
16:30-17:00 Reflexive binding: the tensed-infinitive-asymmetry in Norwegian L2
Guro Busterud (NTNU)
17:00-18:00 Young PhD students poster session
   

Friday October 18

09:00-10:30 The Language Nexus: morphology and the bilingual mental lexicon
Gary Libben (Brock University)
10:30-11:00

Language contact and verb second in Norwegian varieties spoken in the American Midwest
Kristin Melum Eide (NTNU) and Arnstein Hjelde (Østfold University College)

11:00-11:30 German and Turkish grammar development in early successive bilingualism
Wolfgang U. Dressler, Katharina Korecky-Kröll, Christine Czinglar and Kumru Uzunkaya Sharma (University of Vienna)
11:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Do Features or Labelled Nodes "Transfer": How Multiple Grammars can Help Define UG Principles
Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)