Program

Thursday 24 February 2011

9.00-9.30
Thórhallur Eythórsson (Reykjavík):
Challenging the Challenge: Case in Faroese and Icelandic

9.30-10.00
Jóhannes Gísli Jónsson (Reykjavík):

Dative vs. Accusative Objects in Icelandic

10.00-10.30
Jóhanna Barðdal (Bergen):

Alternating Dat-Nom/Nom-Dat Verbs in a Germanic Context

10.30-11.00
Joan Maling (Brandeis), Anthony Kroch (UPenn)
& Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir (Reykjavík):

The Icelandic Challenge: A System-Internal Syntactic Change

11.30.-12.00
Jim Wood (New York):
The Unintentional Causer in Icelandic

12.00.-12.30
Øystein Alexander Vangsnes (Tromsø):
Rolling Up the North Germanic Noun Phrase

12.30.-13.00
Nicole Dehé (Konstanz) [invited speaker]:

Aspects of Icelandic Sentence Prosody and the Syntax-Prosody Interface

Friday 25 February 2011

11.30-12.00
Ásgrímur Angantýsson (Reykjavík) [invited speaker]:
The Morpho-Syntax of Verb/Adverb Placement and Fronting in Embedded Clauses in Icelandic and Related Languages

12.00.-12.30
Piotr Garbacz (Oslo):
The Split IP Parameter and the Swedish dialects of Ovansiljan

12.30-13.00
Höskuldur Thráinsson (Reykjavík):
Icelandic A, B, C, D ... ? Or: How Long is the Icelandic Alphabet?

13.00-13.30
Svetlana Petrova (Berlin):
Embedded V2 in Middle Low German

13.30.-14.00
Hans-Martin Gärtner (Berlin):
Medium-Distance Anaphora

Alternates:

Sabine Häusler (Halle): Subordinators in (Old)Icelandic
Alexander Pfaff (Tromsø): Position Matters, not Form!