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Symposium on Latin and Romance Linguistics (On the Occasion of Laura Migliori's Defence)

9 June 2016
Lipsius Building
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden
Room 228 (second floor)

On the occasion of Laura Migliori's defence, there will be a symposium on Latin and Romance Linguistics. The programme will be uploaded as soon as possible.


8:45- 9:00       Welcome

9:00-9:30        Chiara Gianollo (Cologne University)

                           The role of Focus in the Quantifier Cycle

9:30-10:00      Kim Groothuis (University of Cambridge)

                          Subject positions in semi-finite clauses in Italo-Romance and Sardinian          

10:00-10:30    Laura Migliori (Leiden University)

                          Argument structure, alignment and auxiliaries between Latin and Romance                                                                                                               

10:30-11:00    Coffee Break


11:00 – 11:30   Michela Cennamo (University of Naples ‘Federico II’ )

                           Paths of grammaticalization and reanalysis in Romance voice systems

11:30 – 12:00   Roberta D’Alessandro (Leiden University)

                            Microdiachrony: the case of Abruzzese impersonals

12:00 – 12:30   Marion Elenbaas (Leiden University)

                            Verb particles in early English and early Italian: Refining Talmy’s typology
(joint work with K. Groothuis)