Program

 

February 1st

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Prof. Tal Siloni (Tel Aviv University) Invited lecture: Reciprocals and Reflexives Revisited
10:00-10:45 Veronica Miatto (University of Amsterdam) The spontaneous causativity of directed motion verbs in Southern Italian
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:00 Cornelia Loos (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) Argument realization in composed events: A closer look at resultatives in German Sign Language (DGS)
12:00-12:45 Gladys Tang and Jia He (CUHK) Instrument in HKSL and TJSL Classifier Predicates
12:45-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:00 Loes Koring (Utrecht University) and Rosalind Thornton (Macquarie University) Verbs come with arguments: an argument from the language-acquiring child
15:00-15:45 Carl Börstell (Stockholm University), Tommi Jantunen (University of Jyväskylä), Johanna Mesch (Stockholm University), Vadim Kimmelman, Marloes Oomen and Vanja de Lint (University of Amsterdam) Transitivity prominence within and across modalities
15:45-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:00 Suwei Wu (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Alan Cienki (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Moscow State Linguistic University) The transitive-intransitive alternation and co-speech gestures
17:00-18:00 Prof. Markus Steinbach (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) Invited lecture: Constructing Arguments in Constructed Action

February 2nd

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Prof. Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromsø) Invited lecture: Quotational Semantics: A New Ontology for Natural Language
Slides
10:00-10:45 Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University) The diachrony of argument structure
10:45-11:15  Coffee break
11:15-12:00 María Eugenia Mangialavori Rasia (CONICET) Argument structure alternation, minimal pairs and a non-minimal variation
12:00-12:45 Jeremy Kuhn (Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, EHESS, ENS) Telicity and iconic scales in ASL
12:45-14:15  Lunch
14:15-15:00 Julian A. Rott, Elisabeth Verhoeven & Paola Fritz Huechante (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Structural effects of morphological directionality in psych verbs. A typology.
15:00-15:45 David Basilico (Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham) Antipassive: Intransitivizing and Argument-Introducing Types
15:45-16:15  Coffee break 
16:15-17:00 Vadim Kimmelman, Enoch O. Aboh, Vanja de Lint (University of Amsterdam), Connie de Vos (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics), Marloes Oomen, Roland Pfau and Lianne Vink (University of Amsterdam) Non-canonical argument structure in classifier predicates in four sign languages
17:00-18:00 Prof. Elena Benedicto Invited lecture: Agents, Classifiers and SVCs: Structural Deconstructing Strategies for Motion Predicates (in ASL and beyond)

1st alternate: Joris Wolterbeek (University of Amsterdam). Argument structure: processing evidence for computation

2nd alternate: Jia He and Gladys Tang (CUHK). Wrestling with the shared internal argument in the acquisition of verb resultative constructions by late learners of CSL

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