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COPiL

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

TAL Talks

Handouts

As of 2019, COPiL is also hosting handouts from talks and seminars on works in progress presented in Cambridge. Our current list of downloadable handouts is presented below.

If you have given a talk which you think fits the aims of COPiL and would like to share your handout, please contact the COPiL editorial team at copil@mmll.cam.ac.uk.

 

Michaelmas 2020

Extending Parametric Comparison

James Baker, Elena Isolani and Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 16 November 2020

 

Deriving Pro-Drop in a Non-Paradigmatic Approach

Olaf Koeneman (Radboud Univeristy) and Hedde Ziejlstra (Georg-August-Universtät Göttingen)

SyntaxLab - 5 November 2020

 

Disentangling the Vedic left-periphery

Krishnan Ram-Prasad (University of Cambridge)

Classics and Indo-European Seminar (Faculty of Classics) - 28 October 2020

 

Pronominal Demonstratives in homeland and heritage Scandinavian

Kari Kinn (University of Bergen) and Ida Larsson (Østfold University College)

SyntaxLab - 27 October 2020

 

Syntactically underspecified Voice: Evidence from the causative alternation in Choctaw

Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 20 October 2020

 

CP-licensing of DOM: evidence from northern Italian and beyond?

Onkar Singh (University of Cambridge)

Romance Linguistic Online Seminar - 20 October 2020

 

Easter 2020

Accusative case and the verbal domain in Hindi-Urdu

Sana Kidwai (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 2 June 2020

 

What we found is (not just) a focus construction

Jenneke van der Wal (Universiteit Leiden) and Patrick Kanampiu (Universiteit Leiden)

SyntaxLab - 26 May 2020

 

Narrative Structures in Colloquial English

Jamie Bailey (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 19 May 2020

 

Locality and (a)symmetry in case and agreement

András Bárány (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)

SyntaxLab - 12 May 2020

 

Grammaticalization up the tree? The story of 'do' in the Italian Camuno dialect

Nicola Swinburne (University of Oxford)

SyntaxLab - 5 May 2020

 

Lent 2020

Issues in Basque-Romance Contact

Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS, IKER UMR5478)

Syntax mini-course - 3-4 March 2020

 

Argument Ellipsis and Anti-Agreement Theory Revisited

Fanghua Zheng (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 3 March 2020

 

Earliness Conditions on EPP-satisfaction: a view from Basque micro-comparative syntax

Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS, IKER UMR5478)

SyntaxLab - 25 February 2020

 

The Syntax of Sanskrit Causatives

Antonia Ruppel (University of Oxford)

Indo-European Seminar (Faculty of Classics) - 19 February 2020

 

A third factor account of locality: explaining intervention and impenetrability effects with Minimal Search

Seth Aycock (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 18 February 2020

 

The use of "as" as a post- adjectival intensifier in English

Imogen Davies (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 11 February 2020

 

Rethinking Diachronic Syntax

Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 28 January 2020

 

Clause Structure and the Morphosyntax of Swahili Verbs

Tom Meadows (Queen Mary University of London)

SyntaxLab - 21 January 2020

 

Michaelmas 2019

t-glottalling, flapping and pre-glottalisation in British Englishes: Patterns in phonological and social variability

Danielle Turton (Lancaster University)

Cambridge Linguistics Forum - 5 December 2019

 

Moving without a Goal: Deconstructing "Directional" PPs

Pietro Baggio (Queen Mary University of London)

SyntaxLab - 3 December 2019

 

An alternative theory of indexical shift

Sandhya Sundaresan (Universität Leipzig)

SyntaxLab - 26 November 2019

 

Deriving Selective Opacity via Path-based Locality

Thomas McFadden (ZAS, Berlin) and Sandhya Sundaresan (Universität Leipzig)

Syntax mini-course - 22 November 2019

 

Sociolinguistic Vulnerability: Disaster Linguicism and Crisis Translation

Federico Federici (University College London)

Linguistics Society - 14 November 2019

 

Allocutive marking and the theory of agreement

Thomas McFadden (ZAS, Berlin)

SyntaxLab - 5 November 2019

 

Domains and Parameters

Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 22 October 2019

 

Granularity in generative syntax and why it matters

Chenchen Julio Song (University of Cambridge)

SyntaxLab - 15 October 2019