Island Constraints in the Mainland Scandinavian Languages

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Workshop Programme

Time: May 12-13, 2016

Location: Room H339, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

 

Thursday, May 12

13.00 Workshop opening

 

13.05-14.05 Invited speaker: Björn Lundqvist (University of Tromsø)

Default Expectations and Priming in the Processing of Complex Sentences in English and Norwegian

 

14.05-15.05 Christiane Müller (Lund University) –

Adjunct islands – the case of Mainland Scandinavian

 

Coffee

 

15.30-16.30 Fredrik Heinat & Eva Klingvall (Lund University)

Superadditivity, working memory, and island effects

 

18.00 Dinner

 

Friday, May 13

 

10.00-11.00 Damon Tutunjian & Anna-Lena Wiklund (Lund University)

The role of non-structural factors in the processing of long-distance filler-gap dependencies in Swedish – Two eye tracking studies

 

Coffee

 

11.30-12.30 Invited speaker: Ken Ramshøj Christensen (Aarhus University)

Experimental syntax and island extractions in Danish

 

 

12.30-12.35 Workshop closing

 

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Invited speakers:

Associate Professor Ken Ramshøj Christensen,

Department of Aesthetics and Communication (DAC), Section for English,

Aarhus University, MINDLab / Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN), Aarhus University Hospital, DK

 

Ph.D. Björn Lundquist, Department of Language and Linguistics,

University of Tromsø, NO

 

Organizers:

Anna-Lena Wiklund, Fredrik Heinat, Eva Klingvall, Damon Tutunjian

Programme (PDF)