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Syracuse/Cornell Linguistics Workshop on “Word Order and Scrambling”

May 8, 2021 at 8:00amMay 9, 2021 at 1:00pm EDT

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The CNY Humanities Corridor and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a virtual Linguistics Workshop via Zoom with Cornell University. Please email to register.

Saturday, May 8th (all times EDT)

  • 8 a.m.   Mamoru Saito, Nanzan University | “Weak Heads in Labeling: Why J/K-type Scrambling is allowed”
  • 9 a.m.   Josef Bayer, University of Konstanz | “Particles as functional heads: Recycling in the syntax of wh-questions”
  • 10 a.m.   Mia Gong, Cornell University | “Condition C reconstruction revisited: Scrambling, late merger, and the A/A’ distinction in Mongolian”
  • 11 a.m.   Rajesh Bhatt, University of Massachusetts | Crossover asymmetries (with Stefan Keine)
  • 12-1 p.m.   Discussion (Jaklin Kornfilt and John Whitman)

Sunday, May 9th

  • 8 a.m.   Kenyon Branan, National University of Singapore | “Scrambling and domains for linearization”
  •  9 a.m.   Joachim Sabel, University of Louvain | “Scrambling in Multiple Wh-Questions in German”
  • 10 a.m.   Shigeru Miyagawa, MIT | “Case, Late Merge, and A/A’-movements”
  • 11 a.m.   John Bailyn, Stony Brook University | “Two nagging Scrambling puzzles in a head-initial language”
  • 12-12:30 p.m.   Wrap up: General Discussion

This event was published on May 4, 2021.

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