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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

UConn @ IGG 42

Published on February, 10 2016 at 9:20pm

UConn @ IGG 42

The 42th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (Generative Grammar Meeting), to be held in Lecce, Italy, February 18-20, 2016, will feature the following UConn linguists:

  • Andrea Calabrese, invited speaker: Irregular verbal morphology, athematicity and locality. The irregular Latin perfect forms, their PIE ancestors and their Romance outcomes
  • Roberto Petrosino: Allomorphy of Determiners in Italian
  • Neda Todorović: Why Future is not so Perfect(ive)—on the Aspectual Restrictions of Future Interpretations
  • Nina Radkevich (UConn 2010) (with Cristina Guardiano, Dimitris Michelioudakis, Andrea Ceolin, Giuseppe Longobardi, Monica-Alexandrina Irimia, Ioanna Sitaridou, Giuseppina Silvestri): A parametric approach to dialect classification—microvariation in Southern Italy
  • Ian Roberts (Distinguished visiting professor 2015, 2016-2017) (with Theresa Biberauer): Emergent parameters and pleiotropic features—new perspectives on syntactic complexity
  • Ilaria Frana (Visiting assistant professor 2014-2015) (with Kyle Rawlins): Italian "mica" as a Common Ground Managing Operator