CP - a workshop in honor of Christer Platzack

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Program

Abstracts have been published on a separate page. Each abstract can also be downloaded by clicking on the title of the relevant talk.

Sunday, December 5

18.00-20.00 

Reception (SOL, room H135a)

Monday, December 6

(SOL, Auditorium)

09.00-09.10 

Marianne Thormählen (Dean of Research in the Humanities and Theology)

Welcome address

09.10-10.00 

Christer Platzack

A prelude to CP: Argument structure from a syntactic point of view (PDF)

10.00-10.30

Coffee / Tea break

10.30-11.20

Anders Holmberg

The syntax of polar questions (PDF)

11.20-12.10

Heidi Harley

On the status of UTAH in split-vP approaches to argument structure

12.10-13.30

Lunch (SOL, room H140)

13.30-14.20

Susanne Winkler (& Peter Culicover)

Freezing: A conspiracy (PDF)

14.20-15.10

Peter Svenonius

The emergence of the functional sequense

15.10-15.40

Coffee / Tea break

15.40-16.30

Elisabet Engdahl

On expletive subjects in Swedish: Another case of syntactic haplology? (PDF)

16.30-17.20

David Adger

Quantification, information structure and mirror effects

17.20-17.30

Short break

17.30-18.20

 Halldór Ármann Sigurðsson

  A-drop

18.20-19.10

David Pesetsky

Islands, case and licensing: The neglected role of the attractor (PDF)

19.40-

Dinner