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April 2021

Syntax Seminar – Journal Club

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Syntax Seminar – Stefan Keine

April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Stefan Keine on Hindi/Urdu crossover asymmetries ( joint work with Rajesh Bhatt) We investigate and analyze a crossover asymmetry in Hindi/Urdu scrambling: such scrambling is not subject to (secondary) weak crossover but at the same time shows clear (secondary) strong crossover effects. This asymmetry provides empirical evidence that the two types of crossover must be analytically decoupled from each other, and it sheds new light on the factors that condition each type. We find that weak crossover is conditioned by the…

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March 2021

Syntax Seminar – Maddy Booth

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Maddy Booth: Possessives in San Cristóbal Lachirioag Zapotec In this talk, I will discuss construct state (CS) and free state (FS) possessives in San Cristóbal Lachirioag Zapotec (SCLZ). SCLZ is a previously undescribed VSO Zapotecan language spoken in Oaxaca, Mexico, in the Villa Alta district (Butler 1980). I will discuss Sichel’s (2002) analysis of Hebrew CS and FS, and then show how though there are similarities between SCLZ CS / FS and Hebrew CS / FS, particularly with respect to…

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Syntax Seminar w David Goldstein (TBA)

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Syntax Seminar w Minqi Liu (TBA)

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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February 2021

Syntax Seminar w Travis Major (in collaboration with Michael Diercks, Pomona and Justine Sikuku, Moi University)

February 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Syntax Seminar w Zhuo Chen (TBA)

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Syntax Seminar (No meeting)

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

No meeting, simply a hang out

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Syntax Seminar – Presentation of 2nd Years

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tom Trigg: “Towards a typology of reconstruction effects” Isa Solá-Llonch: “Verbal prefixes in San Cristóbal Lachirioag Zapotec” Kerri Devlin:  “Deriving Adjunction”.

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January 2021

Syntax Seminar – Journal Club

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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