Tanja Temmerman and Will Harwood will give a talk at New Ways of Analyzing Syntactic Variation 2 (NWASV 2) on May 19-20, 2016. The title of their talk is “Barking up the right tree: Idiomatic constructions and syntactic domains in English and Dutch.”
Guido Vanden Wyngaerd and Karen De Clercq (UGent) will present a poster at The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34, organised at the University of Utah from April 29-May 1, 2016. The title of their poster is “A Constraint on Double Negation”.
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck will give three talks in Amsterdam, Göttingen and Cambridge:
- Handle your verb clusters with care. Dealing with bad data in linguistic theory. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 17-19 March 2016. (invited)
- A microparameter in a nanoparametric world. With Marjo van Koppen. GLOW 39. Göttingen, Germany, 5-8 April 2016. (poster)
- A microparameter in a nanoparametric world. With Marjo van Koppen. CamCos 5. Cambridge, UK, 5-7 May, 2016.
She also presented a talk at the Roots IV workshop at New York University (June 29th – July 2nd): ‘The epenthetic consonant in Dutch diminutives and Spell-Out’.
CRISSP member Marijke De Belder will be giving a talk at CGSW30. Jeroen van Craenenbroeck is an invited speaker at the conference.
- Marijke De Belder, ‘The epenthetic consonant in West-Germanic diminutives is syntactic’. The 30th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW30). University of Chicago, Chicago, USA. (abstract)
- Jeroen van Craenenbroeck, ‘Verb Clusters Redux’. The 30th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW30). University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck will give 4 talks in the following months:
- When statistics met formal linguistics: variation in Dutch verb clusters. GLOW 38. Paris, France, 15-17 April 2015.
- Verb clusters redux. CGSW 30. Chicago, US, 22-23 May 2015.
- A quantitative approach to Dutch verb cluster variation. Formal ways of analysing variation 2. Reykjavík, Iceland, 28 May 2015.
- Lexical items moving up the tree: grammaticalization of ECM-verbs in Dutch. With Marjo van Koppen. DiGS 17. Reykjavík, Iceland, 29-31 May 2015. (poster)
Several CRISSP members will give a talk at the TIN-dag:
- Jolijn Sonnaert: ‘Is there a universal person feature hierarchy?’
Will Harwood: ‘Reduced Relatives and Extended Phases: Accounting for the aspectual restrictions on English reduced relative clauses’
- Will Harwood and Tanja Temmerman: ‘Idioms and Phases: Size limitations on idioms in Dutch dialects and English’
More information, including abstracts and the programme, are available on the TIN-dag website.
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck will give an invited research seminar talk at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (Paris, France) on February 6, 2015.
The title of the talk is ‘Quantity and quality in linguistic variation: the case of verb clusters’ and more information is available on the following web page: