Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton workshop in syntax
The department hosted this spring the first Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton workshop in syntax. We are glad to announce that the proceedings from the workshop were published by the McGill Working Papers in Linguistics and can be found below.
PROGRAM (March 2) (University Hall 112):
- 9-9:30: breakfast
- 9:30-11:30: (talks 20+10)
- Julianne Doner (University of Toronto): A Typology of EPP-Checking Mechanisms
- Michelle Yuan (University of Toronto): On the phasal status of DP in Inuktitut
- Michael David Hamilton (McGill University): Diagnostics for wh-movement in Mi’gmaq: Two outta three ain’t bad!
- Tharanga Weerasooriya (University of Ottawa): Wh-in situ questions in Sinhala- a prosodic account.
- 11:30-11:45 break
- 11:45-12:45: invited talk
- Éric Mathieu (University of Ottawa): Many a plural
- 12:45-2: lunch
- 2-2:50: poster talks (5 mins each):
- Maayan Adar (McGill University): Individual and event existentials in Tagalog
- Stephanie Assmann (McMaster University): Auxiliary Alternation in the German Perfect Construction
- Cassandra Chapman (McMaster University): Do we really need the EPP? The case of Modern French
- Olena Kit (McMaster University): Extending the generic middle analysis to Slavic languages
- Danielle Moed (McMaster University): An Eye-Tracking Study of English Middle Constructions
- 2:50-3:30: Posters/coffee
- 3:30-4:30: (talks 20+10)
- Safieh Moghaddam & Monica Irimia (University of Toronto): On Split Ergativity – evidence from Davani
- Rebecca Tollan (University of Toronto): Deriving morphological ergativity in Basque
- 4:30-5:30: invited talk
- Bronwyn Bjorkman & Elizabeth Cowper (University of Toronto): Possession and necessity: from individuals to worlds
The talks are going to be held at University Hall, room 112. Directions to the main campus can be found
here, a campus map with a clearly marked visitors parking can be found here. University Hall is number 1 on this map. Notice there is also a direct GO bus going from the Toronto Union station to Hamilton (Hamilton Express, no. 16). The first stop is in a walking distance from the campus. Walking directions can be found here.