Program

 

Thursday October 6, 2022, room 6303
9:30 10:00 Registration & coffee
10:00 11:00 Invited speaker: Elena Anagnostopoulou (University of Crete) Adjectival passives as a tool for decomposition: Instruments, Manner, Result, and the behavior of Roots in Context
11:00 11:15 Break
11:15 11:45 Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Ivona Ilic (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Overt and implicit arguments and Voice in Japanese passives: a child language perspective
11:45 12:15 Lefteris Paparounas (University of Pennsylvania) Stative passives, Voice layering, and thematic interpretation
12:15 12:45 Fanghua Zheng (University of Cambridge) Gei-VP (give-VP) Construction and Mandarin Passives
12:45 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:30 Mingjiang Chen (University of Connecticut) A decomposition analysis of Agent: Evidence from adverbial distribution
14:30 15:00 Zixi Liu (University of Connecticut) At the crossroads of aspect and passivization: Agent in Mandarin locative inversion
15:00 15:30 Sreekar Raghotham (Rutgers University) UTAH, Criterion Theta and how they fare against Telugu data
15:30 15:45 Break
15:45 16:45 Invited speaker: Chris Collins (New York University) Principles of Argument Structure: A Merge-Based Approach
Friday October 7, 2022, room 6303
9:30 10:00 Coffee
10:00 11:00 Invited speaker: Yining Nie (San José State University) Eventhood and thematic relations in causatives
11:00 11:15 Break
11:15 11:45 Zhuosi Luo (Georgetown University) Thematic interpretation of optional CAUSEE in Teochew ‘give’-causative
11:45 12:15 Susana Bejar (University of Toronto) and Alana Johns (University of Toronto) Polysemy in Labrador Inuttitut causatives
12:15 12:45 Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge) A uniform syntax for non-valency-increasing causatives
12:45 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:30 Polina Kasyanova (UMass Amherst) and Alexey Vinyar (HSE University) Noun Incorporation in Chukchi: vP at the Interface
14:30 15:00 Matthew Hewett (The University of Chicago) A-movement out of PP diagnoses Voice[Pass]
15:00 15:30 Milena Šereikaitė (Princeton University) Nominalizations without passives: evidence from Lithuanian
15:30 15:45 Break
15:45 16:45 Invited speakers: Dalina Kalluli (University of Vienna) & Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge) Rethinking Reflexivity and Related Relations