Programme: Talks

 

You can download the programme here.

 

 

Venue: Neuphilologikum/Brechtbau, Wilhelmstr. 50, 72074 Tübingen, lecture theatre 036 

 

Wednesday, February 8th

18.00-20.00

Pre-registration

from 19.00 on

Warming up at Saints & Scholars

(right next to the Neuphilologikum/Brechtbau: Wilhelmstr. 44

 

Thursday, February 9th

08.00-09.00 

Registration

09.00

Welcome and Announcements

09.10 

Invited Talk:

(Mis)matches in syntactic vs. semantic prominence: Effects on reference-tracking

Elsi Kaiser, Southern California

10.10 - 10.30 

Coffee break

10.30 

Talk 1:

A new perspective on an old problem: That-trace effects without traces

Jana Häussler, Martin Salzmann, Markus Bader & Josef Bayer

11.10 

Talk 2:

What determines “freezing” effects in was-für split constructions?

Marian Gutscher, Sara Holler, Janina Radó & Susanne Winkler

11.50 - 13.30

Lunch break

13.30 

Talk 3:

On the limits of non-parallelism in ATB-movement. Experimental evidence for strict identity

Jutta Hartmann, Andreas Konietzko & Martin Salzmann

14.10

Talk 4:

On dissociating information structure from optimal linearization

Robin Hörnig, Thomas Weskott & Reinhold Kliegl

14.50 - 15.10  

Coffee break

15.10 

Talk 5:

You should model what you observe - the case of the allophonic realizations of the English /t/ in a spontaneous speech corpus

Antti Arppe & Benjamin V. Tucker

15.50 

Talk 6:

Automatic classification of German an particle verbs

Sylvia Springorum, Sabine Schulte Im Walde & Antje Roßdeutscher

16.30 - 16.50  

Coffee break

16.50 

Talk 7:

Constraints on multiple center-embedding are performance constraints, not grammatical constraints

Markus Bader

17.30 

Talk 8:

The Constituency of Hyperlinks in a Hypertext Corpus

Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine

18.10 

Poster Reception with snacks and drinks

 

Friday, February 10th

Special session: language change and cross-linguistic language variation 

09.00 

Introduction

09.10 

Invited Talk:

Distributional semantics above and beyond words

Marco Baroni, Trento

10.10 - 10.40  

Coffee break

10.40 

Talk 9:

Modelling language contact with diachronic crosslinguistic data

Carola Trips & Achim Stein

11.20 

Talk 10:

A quantitative approach to find patterns in variables and varieties

Tom Ruette & Dirk Speelman

12.00 - 14.00  

Poster Lunch

14.00 

Talk 11:

Interpreting the Spatial Distribution of Quantitative Variation as Evidence for Mechanisms of Morphological Change

Meredith Tamminga

14.40 - 15.00  

Coffee break

15.00 

Talk 12:

The diachronic trajectory of Greek genitive clitics: from DP to VP

Chiara Gianollo

15.40 

Talk 13:

Constructionalisation and constructional change in possession marking in the Germanic languages

Alan Scott

16.20 - 16.40  

Coffee break

16.40 

Talk 14:

Free at last! – The relative order of objects in the history of German

Augustin Speyer

17.20 

Talk 15:

Diachronic development of null-subjects in German

Anna Volodina & Helmut Weiß

18.00 

Stroll to the Prinz Karl

19.00 

Dinner in Prinz Karl

 

Saturday, February 11th

09.00 

Invited Talk:

External possession and affectedness: some Nez Perce evidence

Amy Rose Deal, UC Santa Cruz

10.00 - 10.20 

Coffee break

10.20

Talk 16:

An Empirical Study on the (Un)Availability of Direct Measure Phrase Constructions in English, German and French: Six Sources of Linguistic Variation

Stefan Hofstetter

11.00 

Talk 17:

Who here is tall? Comparison classes, standards and scales

Stephanie Solt & Nicole Gotzner

11.40 - 12.00 

Coffee break 

12.00 

Talk 18:

Superiority effects in English and German – equal or similar?

Jana Häussler, Margaret Grant, Gisbert Fanselow & Lyn Frazier

12.40 

Talk 19:

The interplay of verbal information and discourse structure: a crosslinguistic production study on implicit verb causality

Oliver Bott & Torgrim Solstad

13.20 

Departure