Events

Organisers

Dr Eva van Lier – contact

Dr Rik van Gijn – contact

Dr Pegah Faghiri – contact

Katherine Walker – contact

Assistant

Aikout Gkiouler – contact

Support

We gratefully acknowledge the support of SMART, NWO and ERC.

Workshop: Lexical restrictions on grammatical relations

29-30 March 2021, online (University of Amsterdam)

Thank you to all those who participated in the workshop. Slides/handouts are available below.

Programme

Times are Central European Summer Time (UTC +2). Please note that clocks change (go forwards one hour) in much of Europe on March 28th.

Monday 29th March

Session 1
Chair: Rik van Gijn. Zoom moderator: Aikout Gkiouler

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome and introduction

9:30 – 10:30

Keynote: Alena Witzlack-Makarevich (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Lexical restriction on diathetical operations of promotion and demotion. Abstract. Slides.

10:30 – 11:00

Break

Session 2
Chair: Katherine Walker. Zoom moderator: Rik van Gijn.

11:00 – 11:30

Yu-Chen Wu (National Taiwan University)
Ka/ma patient-like verbs in Budai Rukai. Abstract.

11:30 – 12:00

Yi-Yang Cheng (UC Santa Barbara)
Aspect-conditioned agent marking in Kanakanavu. Abstract. Slides.

12:00 – 12:30

***Cancelled***

Christian Döhler (Leibniz Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin)
A corpus view on morphological templates in Komnzo. Abstract.

12:30 – 13:30

Break

Session 3
Chair: Eva van Lier. Zoom moderator: Pegah Faghiri.

13:30 – 14:00

Ömer Demirok & Balkız Öztürk (Boğaziçi University)
Classifying lexically transitive verbs in Laz. Abstract. Slides.

14:00 – 14:30

Rik van Gijn (Leiden University), Martine Bruil (Leiden University), Justin Case (University of Ottawa), Simon Claassen (Leiden University), Karolina Grzech (University of Valencia) & Nora Julmi (Leiden University)
Lexically driven patterns of contact in alignment systems of language of the North-central Andean foothills. Abstract. Slides.

14:30 – 15:00

Marloes Oomen (University of Amsterdam)
Verb type in German Sign Language and transitivity in spoken languages. Abstract. Slides.

15:00 – 15:30

Break

Session 4
Chair: Marloes Oomen. Zoom moderator: Aikout Gkiouler.

15:30 – 16:00

Julia Krebs, Evie Malaia & Ronnie Wilbur (Salzburg University, University of Alabama, Purdue University)
Verbal semantic classes and argument encoding in Austrian Sign Language. Abstract. Slides.

16:00 – 16:30

Lukas Denk (University of New Mexico)
Lexical restrictions on grammatical relations in Ket. Abstract. Slides.

Tuesday 30th March

Session 5
Chair: Eva van Lier. Zoom moderator: Katherine Walker.

9:30 – 10:30

Keynote: Gerrit Jan Kootstra (Radbout University Nijmegen)
Structural priming in bilingual contexts: Testing the interplay between lexicon and syntax in unilingual and code-switched language use.
Abstract. Slides.

10:30 – 11:00

Break

Session 6
Chair: Pegah Faghiri. Zoom moderator: Aikout Gkiouler.

11:00 – 11:30

Rodolfo Basile, Denys Teptiuk & Mariann Bernhardt (Turku University, Tartu University)
Lexical restrictions in Erzya partitive(-like) constructions with quantifiers. Abstract. Slides.

11:30 – 12:00

Ksenia Shagal & Nataliia Ozerchuk (Helsinki University)
Lexical verb meaning & relativizing capacity: The Finnish negative participle. Abstract. Slides.

12:00 – 12:30

***Cancelled***

Niklas Wiskandt (HHU Düsseldorf)
Anticausatives of object experiencer: verbs in German, Spanish and beyond. Abstract.

12:30 – 13:30

Break

Session 7
Chair: Katherine Walker. Zoom moderator: Eva van Lier.

13:30 – 14:00

Ben Ambridge (University of Liverpool)
Lexical restrictions with semantic motivations: Evidence from twelve alternations across eight languages. Abstract. Slides.

14:00 – 14:30

Guglielmo Inglese (KU Leuven)
Middle voice systems and lexical restrictions: a diachronic perspective. Abstract. Slides.

14:30 – 15:00

Oliver Bond & Tatiana Reid (University of Surrey)
Lexical restrictions on associated motion verbs. Abstract. Slides.

15:00 – 15:15

Break

15:15 – 16:15

Discussion and farewell