Parallel grammars and multilingualism


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)

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)