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Nereus VII: Referential properties in the Romance DP in the context of multilingualism

International workshop on Friday, 2 December, 2016 - 10:00 to Saturday, 3 December, 2016 - 14:00 at the University of Cambridge


Dr Teresa Parodi, Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge

This workshop is organised as part of the NEREUS research network, which exists to establish links between researchers in Europe who work on referential categories in Romance and their morphosyntactic realisations.


Friday 2 December 2016

10.00 ‐10.15 Welcome and Introduction
10.15 ‐11.00 DOM in acquisition and in contact varieties: an overview
Teresa Parodi* & Larisa Avram** (*Cambridge, **Bucarest)
11.00 ‐11.30 Coffee break
11.30 ‐12.15 DOM retraction in Caribbean Spanish and Heritage Spanish in the US
Marco García‐García*, Klaus von Heusinger*, Silvina Montrul**
& Alexandra Morales Reyes***
(* Cologne, **Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign, ***Universidad de Puerto Rico,
12.15 ‐13.00 Differential Object Marking in Spanish as a heritage language
Kathrin Neuburger, Katrin Schmitz & Natascha Pomino (Wuppertal)
13.00 ‐14.00 Lunch
14.00 ‐14.45 Investigating the properties of D in the varieties of the extreme south of Italy:
Greek‐style genitive and Differential Object Marking

Adam Ledgeway, Norma Schifano & Giuseppina Silvestri (Cambridge)
14.45 ‐ 15.30 DOM in ditransitive constructions in language contact Spanish – Basque
Klaus von Heusinger* & Georg Kaiser** (*Cologne, **Konstanz)
15.30 ‐ 15.45 Coffee break
15.45 ‐ 16.30 Ditransitive constructions in Romanian
Alexandra Cornilescu*, Anca Dinu* & Alina Tigau*/** (*Bucarest, **Cologne)
16.30 ‐ 17.15 Clitic doubling and language contact
Susann Fischer, Mario Navarro & Jorge Vega Vilanova (Hamburg)

Saturday 3 December 2016

10.15 ‐ 11.00 On expletive articles and long weak definites
M. Teresa Espinal* & Sonia Cyrino** (*Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona,
**UNICAMP/University of Campinas)
11.00 ‐ 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 ‐ 12.15 Variation in faire‐par nominalisations across Romance varieties
Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge)
12.15 ‐ 13.00 Clitics and past participle agreement in children with SLI and TD children
Maria Teresa Guasti (Milan‐Bicocca)
13.00 ‐ 14.00 Lunch