Programme

Wednesday, September 2

14.00 - 15.00
Caroline Heycock (Edinburgh) [invited speaker]
Detecting and comparing embedded root phenomena

15.00 - 15.40 
Valentina Bianchi & Mara Frascarelli (Siena/Rome III)
Is Topic a root phenomenon? (download abstract)

break

16.00 - 16.40
Carlos De Cuba & Barbara Ürögdi (Stony Brook/Budapest)
Roots and radicals: the referentiality of clauses (download abstract)

16.40 - 17.20
Hubert Truckenbrodt (ZAS Berlin)
Root phenomena and verbal mood at the syntax-semantics interface (download abstract)

17.20 - 18.00
Frank Sode (HU Berlin)
Shifting root phenomena (download abstract)


Thursday, September 3

9.00 - 9.40
Barbara Stiebels (ZAS Berlin)
Lexical Classes of German V2-embedders 
 
9.40 - 10.20
Tatjana Scheffler (DFKI Saarbrücken/Berlin)
Root phenomena and syntax/semantics-mismatch (download abstract)

break

10.40 - 11.20
Daniel Gutzmann (Frankfurt)
Stacked supplements (download abstract)

11.20 - 12.00
Mark de Vries (Groningen)
Root phenomena in appositive and parenthetical constructions (download abstract)

lunch break

13.30 - 14.10
Jane Grimshaw (Rutgers)
Main? Subordinate? Quasi-Subordinate? Root? The case of Slifting (download abstract)

14.10 - 14.50
Ulrike Freywaldt (Potsdam)
V2 in German complement clauses introduced by dass ?that? (download abstract)

14.50 - 15.30
Hans den Besten (Amsterdam)
The syntax of Subject ? Vfin sequences (download abstract)

break

16.00 - 16.40
Marit Julien (Lund)
The force of embedded V2 (download abstract, prep. reading)

16.40 - 17.40
Kristine Bentzen (Tromsoe) [invited speaker]
Embedded root phenomena, assertion, presupposition, and main point of utterance


Friday, September 4

9.00 - 9.40
Marco Coniglio (Venice)
Italian modal particles as root phenomena (download abstract)

9.40 - 10.20
Roland Hinterhölzl & Manfred Krifka (HU Berlin)
Modal particles in adverbial clauses (download abstract)

break

10.40 - 11.20
Lieven Danckaert (Ghent)
Polarity focus and the Latin particle quidem in adverbial clauses (download abstract)

11.20 - 12.20
Liliane Haegeman (Ghent) [invited speaker]
Main clause phenomena and intervention (download abstract)


Alternates:

Irene Franco (Siena): The syntax of Scandinavian embedded V2 and non-V2 clauses (download abstract)

Francisco Fernández-Rubiera (Washington): Embedded root phenomena in Asturian: Postverbal clitics in finite embedded contexts (download abstract)

Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson & Anna-Lena Wiklund (Tromsø/Lund): Icelandic A, B, C, etc. Root and non-root fronting (download abstract)