Confs: Syntax, Semantics, Linguistic Theories/Spain

Special Workshop in Honor of Violeta Demonte

Date: 30-May-2014 – 30-May-2014
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact: Elena Castroviejo
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

Workshop on lexicon-syntax-semantics interfaces, in honor of Violeta Demonte



9:15 -9:45
María Luisa Rivero (University of Ottawa)
Spanish futures and conditionals as inferential and mirative evidentials

9:45 – 10:15
Heles Contreras and Karen Zagona (University of Washington)
A note on deverbal adjectives

10:15 – 10:45
Louise McNally (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Adjectives for Violeta

10:45 – 12:00
Coffee break / Poster session

12:00 – 12:30
José Camacho and Liliana Sánchez (Rutgers University)
On the position of verbs in Spanish. Implications for head-movement

12:30 – 13:00
Maria Luisa Zubizarreta (University of Southern California)
Anchoring the sentence in discourse-participants: the case of Paraguayan Guaraní

13:00 – 13:30
Jaume Mateu (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
The lexicon-syntax interface: a personal perspective

Concluding remarks

Workshop posters

Semoon Hoe (Seoul National University) and Dongsik Lim (Hongik University)
The complement types of attitudes and de se: based on the de se Center shift

Roberto Mayoral (The University of Alabama at Birmingham)
The role of P in transitivity alternations

Juan Romeu (LyCC-CSIC)
Two ways of being oriented: The Nanosyntax of ‘hacia’ and ‘para’

Melania S. Masià (ILLA, CCHS-CSIC)
Adjectives of veracity as domain restrictors

Héctor Fernández-Alcalde (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Two types of transitive verbs in Spanish: ditransitives in disguise

Maria José Foltran and Patricia Rodrigues (Universidade Federal do Paraná)
Agreement mismatch in Brazilian Portuguese

Rozana Naves, Eloisa Pilati and Heloisa Salles (Universidade de Brasília)
The consequences of the split on 3rd verbal morphology to the agreement system in Brazilian Portuguese

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