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ARC (Anglia Ruskin - Cambridge) Romance Linguistics Seminars

We are happy to announce the programme of the ‘ARC (Anglia Ruskin – Cambridge) Romance Linguistics Seminars’ for Easter Term 2017, co-organised by Gigi Andriani (University of Cambridge), Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge), Norma Schifano (University of Cambridge) and Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin University), to be held at Cambridge University and Anglia Ruskin, as specified below.

 

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PROGRAMME - EASTER TERM 2017

 

Thursday 27 April

Speaker: Vieri Same-Lodovici (UCL)

Title: The Position of Contrastive Focalization and its Consequences

Time: 11-12

Place: Cambridge University, Lecture Block 9

 

Thursday 4 May

Speaker: Cameron Taylor

Title: The syntactic behaviour of subjective clauses

Time: 11-12

Place: Cambridge University, Lecture Block 9

 

Wednesday 10 May

Speaker: Adina Dragomirescu (University of Bucharest, "Iorgu Iordan - Al. Rosetti" Institute of Linguistics)

Title: Issues in the Syntax of Istro-Romanian

Time: 12-1

Place: Cambridge University, Lecture Block 9

 

Friday 19 May

Speaker: Anna Pineda (CNRS-IKER)

Title: From dative to accusative: an ongoing syntactic change in Romance

Time: 4-5

Place: Anglia Ruskin, Helmore building 305

 

Thursday 25 May

Speaker: Linda Badan (Ghent University)

Title: Italian discourse markers

Time: 11-12

Place: Cambridge University, Raised Faculty Building 336 (Graduate Seminar Room)

 

Thursday 1 June

Speaker: Heather Burnett (CNRS, Université de Paris 7-Denis Diderot)

Title: Social stratification as pragmatic inference: "Du tout" vs "Pantoute" in Montréal French

Time: 11-12

Place: Anglia Ruskin, Helmore building 115

 

Thursday 8 June

Speaker: Oliver Mayeux (University of Cambridge)

Title: An endangered French-lexifier creole in contact with French and

English: Preliminary field observations on contact-induced change

Time: 11-12

Place: Anglia Ruskin, Helmore building 208

 

Wednesday 14 June (*2 speakers*)

Speaker 1: Ioanna Sitaridou (University of Cambridge)

Title: (In)Vulnerable inflected infinitives as complements to volitionals and modals: Evidence from Portuguese, Galician and Romeyka

 

Speaker 2: Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin University)

Title: Inflected infinitives in Galician: a quantitative study (joint talk with Jeffrey Blokzijl and M. Carmen Parafita Couto, Leiden

University)

 

Time: 11-1

Place: Cambridge University, Raised Faculty Building 336 (Graduate Seminar Room)