Program

Program
0830-0900 Registration
0900-1000

Vulnerable domains in German as a heritage language

Tanja Kupisch (University of Konstanz & UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

1000-1040

Auxiliary fronting in German verb clusters: Evidence from delayed sentence repetition

Markus Bader & Sabrina Weber (Goethe University Frankfurt)

1040-1100 Break
1100-1140

The acquisition of word order variation: Evidence from elicited repetition of embedded clauses in German

Emanuela Sanfelici & Petra Schulz (Goethe University Frankfurt)

1140-1220

Different outcomes in the acquisition of do-support in two Norwegian/English bilinguals: Delay and acceleration

Kristine Bentzen & Merete Anderssen (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

1220-1330 Lunch
1330-1410

V3 and V2 in German varieties revisited

Oliver Bunk (University of Potsdam), Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt University of Berlin & ZAS-Leibniz) & Heike Wiese (University of Potsdam)

1410-1450

On the variability of COMP-trace effects: a processing explanation

Ankelien Schippers (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg)

1450-1530

Using eye tracking to assess separation of grammars in bi-dialectal speakers

Björn Lundquist (UiT The Arctic University of Norway) & Øystein A. Vangsnes (UiT The Arctic University of Norway & Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)

1530-1600 Break
1600-1640

Variable Island Sensitivity in Norwegian: Wh-Extraction and Topicalization

Dave Kush (NTNU) & Terje Lohndal (NTNU & UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

1640-1720

Towards an explanation for why German children do not have problems interpreting object pronouns

Margreet Vogelzang & Esther Ruigendijk (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg)

Program
0845-0920 Registration
0920-0930 Opening
0930-1030

Preposing in German and Swedish  

Elisabet Engdahl (University of Gothenburg)

1030-1110

The case for fake partial control in French and German

Marcel Pitteroff (University of Stuttgart) & Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin University)

1110-1130 Break
1130-1210

Why Germanic VP-topicalization does not induce verb doubling

Johannes Hein (University of Potsdam)

1210-1250

 

To raise or to lower? Variation in te-placement in Dutch non-finite verb clusters

Cora Pots (KU Leuven)

1250-1400 Lunch
1400-1440

Adjunct Control

Silke Fischer (University of Stuttgart) & Inghild Flaate Høyem (NTNU)

1440-1520

Sluicing with massive pied-piping

Klaus Abels (University College London)

1520-1600

Loss of Pragmatic Structure in Heritage Language: A Case Study of V2 in American Norwegian

Marit Westergaard (UiT The Arctic University of Norway & NTNU) & Terje Lohndal (NTNU & UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

1600-1630 Break
1630-1710

Toward an explanation for person effects in Low Nominative Agreement

Jutta Hartmann (IDS Mannheim) & Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh)

1710-1750

Agreement with Person Mismatch Conditions

Imke Driemel (University of Leipzig)

1750-1830

The (in-)ability to control implicitly – a cross-linguistic investigation

Marcel Pitteroff (University of Stuttgart) & Florian Schäfer (Humboldt University of Berlin)

1900 Conference dinner Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel.
Program
0930-1030

To-perfects in Appalachian English

Christina Tortora (CUNY)

1030-1110

Variation with amn’t is explained by productivity, not competition

Gary Thoms (University of Glasgow), David Adger (Queen Mary University of London), Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh) & Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow

1110-1130 Break
1130-1210

Early Germanic preposition stranding revisited

George Walkden (University of Konstanz)

1210-1250

Origin and analysis of deletion in inversion in Middle Low German

Melissa Farasyn (University of Ghent)

1250-1400 Lunch
1400-1440

To P or not to P: Dissolving an ontologically primitive P with help from syncretism

Erin Pretorius (University of the Western Cape)

1440-1520

V to C and late syntactic word formation

Peter Svenonius (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

1520-1600

The internal syntax of many/much and few/little

Karen De Clercq (University of Ghent)

1600-1630 Break
1630-1710

Relative clauses, small clauses, and extraction in Swedish

Filippa Lindahl (University of Gothenburg

1710-1750

German vs. Norwegian adjunct small clauses headed by als/som

Kristin Melum Eide (NTNU) & Inghild Flaate Høyem (NTNU)