MECAS

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Program and abstracts

Each abstract can be downloaded separately from the program.  A PDF file containing all the abstracts (PDF) can be downloaded further down this page.

 

Thursday, April 14 2011

Location: H435

 

09:10 – 9:15

Anna-Lena Wiklund: Welcome

9:15 – 10:15

Invited speaker Sonia Cristofaro (Pavia)
Embedding, subordination, and grammatical categories (PDF)

10:15 – 10:30

COFFEE

10:30 – 11:15

Werner Abraham (Vienna and Munich)
Modal particles in German and illocutive force in peripheral embedded clauses (PDF)

11:15 – 12:00

Sune Sønderberg Mortensen (Copenhagen):
Classification of subordinate clauses in Danish (PDF)

12:00 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 14:15

David Petersson (Lund):
"Embedded" V2 in Swedish – Two main clauses (PDF)

14:15 – 15:00

Ulla Stroh-Wollin (Uppsala):
Complementizer-headed clauses are embedded. Evidence from Swedish swearing (PDF)

15:00 – 15.15

COFFEE

15:15 – 16.15

Invited speaker John D. Sundquist (Purdue):
Filling in the Gaps: Examining Scandinavian Embedded V2 from a Diachronic Perspective (PDF)

18:30 –

DINNER

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 15 2011

Location: H435

 

09:15 – 10:15

Invited speaker Kristine Bentzen (Tromsø):
The status of the embedded V-Neg word order (PDF)

10:15 – 11:00

Tanya Karoli Christensen / Torben Juel Jensen (Lanchart, Copenhagen):
V2 word order in subordinate clauses in spoken Danish (PDF)

11:00 – 11:30

COFFEE

11:30 – 12:15

Hans-Martin Gärtner (ZAS, Berlin):
Some Remarks on "Liberalizing Modals" (PDF)

12:15 – 13:00

Henrik Rosenkvist (Lund):
Embedded topicalization – evidence from Övdalian (PDF)