Call for Papers BCGL 8: The grammar of idioms

CRISSP (KU Leuven) and UiL OTS (Universiteit Utrecht), as part of the joint NWO/FWO project ‘The Syntax of Idioms’, are proud to present the 8th Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics: The grammar of idioms.

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LNAT3 Programme Online

The LNAT3 programme is now online and can be consulted at http://www.crissp.be/lnat3.
The topic of LNAT3 is ‘The semantics and pragmatics of logical constants’ and the conference will take place on February 5-6.

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Call for Papers SLE Workshop: ‘The Syntax and Semantics of Numerals’

Numerals raise a host of linguistic issues of a syntactic, morphological, and semantic nature. From a syntactic point of view, they sit on the divide between lexical and functional categories, and occupy a fixed position in the extended nominal projection. Morphologically, they often constitute a productive and fairly transparent category, but their categorial status remains […]

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LNAT3 – Second Call for Papers

CRISSP is happy to announce the the third edition of Logic Now and Then (LNAT3), which will take place on February 5-6, 2015. The conference will be devoted to the relationship between the semantics and pragmatics of logical constants (connectives, quantifiers, modal operators). Its aim is to critically assess and contribute to semantic and pragmatic […]

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Submit an abstract for our SLE workshop!

CRISSP invites provisional abstracts (300 words) for a Numerals workshop at next year’s SLE conference, which will take place in Leiden on September, 2-5, 2015. We are currently looking for provisional participants for our workshop.The deadline for the submission of workshop proposals with SLE is 25 November 2014. This proposal needs to be accompanied by a […]

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The Roberts Lectures: Parameter Hierarchies and Comparative Syntax

CRISSP is happy to announce a CRISSP Lecture Series with Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge) on December 16-19, 2014. The title of the Lecture Series is ‘Parameter Hierarchies and Comparative Syntax’. The course looks at a way to break new ground in syntactic theory by reconceptualising the principles-and-parameters approach to comparative syntax, retaining its strengths and attempting to deal with its perceived weaknesses.

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Two new CRISSP Seminars

We are happy two new installments in the CRISSP Seminar series: Theo Janssen on December 2 and David Adger on December 9.

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LNAT3 Call for Papers

CRISSP is happy to announce the the third edition of Logic Now and Then (LNAT3), which will take place on February 5-6, 2015.

The conference will be devoted to the relationship between the semantics and pragmatics of logical constants (connectives, quantifiers, modal operators). Its aim is to critically assess and contribute to semantic and pragmatic theories developed for constructions containing such operators in natural language.

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Marijke De Belder at the Syntax Interface Lectures Utrecht

Marijke De Belder (CRISSP) will give a talk at the Syntax Interface Lectures Utrecht on 27 October, 2014. Title of the talk: ‘On vowel lengthening in Dutch diminutives.’

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Jeroen van Craenenbroeck at ‘Variation in C’ Workshop

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck (CRISSP) and Marjo van Koppen (Universiteit Utrecht) are invited speakers at the Workshop ‘Variation in C. Macro- and Micro-comparative Approaches to Complementizers and the CP Phase’ in Venice.

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