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Workshop 'Ellipsis licensing beyond syntax'

Friday 15 January 2016 - Saturday 16 January 2016
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden
room 148 (Friday) and 002 (Saturday)

On 15 and 16 January LUCL will organise a workshop on 'Ellipsis licensing beyond syntax'


Friday, 15 January 2016, Lipsius building, room 148

9.30-10.20      Introduction to the workshop: prosodic issues in ellipsis

10.20 - 11.20 Chris Tancredi (Keio University): The semantics/pragmatics of topic, focus and givenness

coffee break

11.40-12.40    Andrew Weir (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) : The prosodic licensing of (left-edge) ellipsis


14.15-15.15    Volker Struckmeier (University of Cologne):  Two Kinds of Factors for Ellipsis and Copy Spellout

15.15-16.15    Jim McCloskey (with E. Elfner & R. Bennett) (University of California Santa Cruz): Incorporation, focus and the phonology of ellipsis in Irish

coffee break

16.40-17.40    Anikó Lipták (Leiden University): Preverb stranding in Hungarian: the role of accents  



Saturday, 16 January 2016, Lipsius building, room 002

9.30-10.30      Chris Tancredi (Keio University): The phonology of topic, focus and givenness

10.30-11.30    Shinishiro Ishihara (Lund University): On Matches and Mismatches between Syntactic Clause and Intonational Phrase boundaries

coffee break

11.50-12.50    Hubert Truckenbrodt (ZAS Berlin): Prosody, information structure, and tonal height in German and Turkish in a cross-linguistic analysis

12.50-13.15    closing discussion

lunch (closing)

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