Programme

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Wednesday, 8 September

09:00-09:15

Welcome

09:15-10:15

Giuliana Giusti (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) – invited speaker

‘How definite is the definite article in (Italo-)Romance? A diatopic and diachronic perspective’  [abstract]

10:15-10:30

Short break

Session 1

A) Chair: Adam Ledgeway

B) Chair: Roberta D’Alessandro

10:30-11:00                            

Salvatore Menza (Università di Catania): ‘On the allomorphy of the definite article in Sicilian’  [abstract]

Sara Cardullo (University of Cambridge) & Kim Groothuis (Ghent University): ‘Revisiting syntactic microvariation and diachrony in USID dual complementiser systems’  [abstract]

11:00-11:30

Gianluca E. Lebani & Giuliana Giusti (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice): ‘Indefinite determiners in two northern Italian dialects, a quantitative approach’  [abstract]

Diego Pescarini (CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur, BCL): ‘Agreement vs concord in two Alpine Lombard dialects’ [abstract] 

11:30-12:00

Break

12:00-12:30

Federica Breimaier (University of Zurich):Maceratese and Molfettese: different ways to simplify the neuter-masculine distinction’ [abstract]

Sabrina Bertollo (Università di Verona): ‘What is it that requires clefting? Some notes on Northern Italian wh- subject question formation’  [abstract]

12:30-13:00

Cristina Guardiano (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia) & Melita Stavrou (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki): ‘Modeling syntactic change under contact’  [abstract]

Paolo Izzo (Università di Vienna) & Mariangela Cerullo (Università di Napoli “Federico II”): ‘Intransitività scissa in Campania: un’analisi comparata con nuovi dati dalle varietà cilentane’  [abstract]

13:00-14:30

Lunch break

Session 2

A) Chair: Cristina Guardiano

B) Chair: Delia Bentley

14:30-15:00

Clara Cuonzo (University of Maryland): ‘On angorə in Abruzzese’  [abstract]

Sara Cardullo (University of Cambridge): ‘Reconsidering Eoliano’s geolinguistic position: what its complementation system tells us’  [abstract]

15:00-15:30

Sonia Masi (University of Western Ontario): ‘The morphosyntax of kinship terms and enclitic possessive constructions in the dialect of Ardore Superiore’  [abstract]

Valentina Colasanti (Trinity College Dublin): ‘Linguistically-integrated co-speech gestures in Southern Italo-Romance’  [abstract]

15:30-16:00

Break

16:00-16:30

Maria Rita  Manzini (Università di Firenze): ‘Differential Object Marking (DOM) and cliticization’  [abstract]

Vincenzo Nicolò Di Caro (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) Salvatore Menza (University of Catania): ‘On Pseudo-Coordination in the province of Catania’  [abstract]

16:30-17:00

Michela Cennamo (University of Naples Federico II), Luigi Andriani (University of Utrecht) & Francesco Ciconte (University of Insubria): ‘Differential Object Marking in Old Sardinian’  [abstract]

Paolo Lorusso & Ludovico Franco (Università degli Studi di Firenze): ‘Pseudo-coordinate constructions with ‘take’in Apulian varieties’ [abstract]

 
 
 

Thursday, 9 September

09:15-10:15                                     

Nigel Vincent (The University of Manchester) – invited speaker

‘Suppletivismo e silenzio’ [abstract]

10:15-10:30

Short break

Session 3

A) Chair: Nigel Vincent

B) Chair: Norma Schifano

10:30-11:00

Eva-Maria Remberger (University of Vienna): ‘Root and auxiliary suppletion in (Italo-)Romance’  [abstract]

Nicola Munaro (Università Ca’ Foscari – Venezia): ‘Word order in embedded contexts and the categorial status of come in old Italian varieties’  [abstract]

11:00-11:30

Pamela Goryczka & Irene Fally (University of Vienna): ‘On the intra-paradigmatic distribution and function of the -ISC- augment in some dialects of Italy’  [abstract]

Francesco Ciconte (University of Insubria): ‘Expletives in old Venetan’  [abstract]

11:30-12:00

Break

12:00-12:30

Michele Loporcaro (Università di Zurigo) & Vincenzo Faraoni (Sapienza Università di Roma): ‘L’apocope nel vocativo in romanesco: condizioni fonologiche, morfologiche, sintattiche, semantiche’  [abstract]

Anne Breitbarth (Ghent University), Jacopo Garzonio (University of Padova) & Giuseppe Magistro (Ghent University): ‘Neg-Drop in Venetan varieties’  [abstract]

12:30-13:00

Martin Maiden (University of Oxford Research Centre for Romance Linguistics): ‘Contamination and intrusion in morphology: some evidence from the Ladin verb’  [abstract]

Jacopo Garzonio & Silvia Rossi (University of Padova): ‘The syntax of Old Venetan complex PPs’  [abstract]

13:00-14:30

Lunch break

Session 4

A) Chair: Jacopo Garzonio

B) Chair: Michele Loporcaro

14:30-15:00

Xavier Bach (University of Oxford) & Pavel Štichauer (Charles University, Prague): ‘Mixed auxiliary systems in Italian dialects as inflectional classes  [abstract]

Davide Bertocci (Università di Padova): ‘Dal disordine all’ordine: il polimorfismo nella morfologia verbale dei dialetti veneti medioevali’  [abstract]

15:00-15:30

Mario Wild & Alberto Giudici (Università di Zurigo): ‘Schemi morfomici in diatopia e diacronia: l’apporto dei dialetti settentrionali, toscani e perimediani alla conoscenza della morfologia romanza’  [abstract]

Alberto Frasson & Luana Sorgini (Utrecht University): ‘Interface conditions on the realisation of subjects and objects in heritage Italo-Romance’  [abstract]

15:30-16:00

Break

Short talks (Poster Session)

16:00-16:20

Katalin Nagy (Eötvös Loránd Research Network, Vilmos Fraknói Vatican Historical Research Group): ‘Il cambiamento del pronome soggetto nei dialetti italiani’  [abstract]

Teresa Graziano (Centro Internazionale di Dialettologia / Università degli Studi della Basilicata): ‘Nuovi dati sull’uso dei possessivi con i nomi di parentela in Basilicata’  [abstract]

16:20-16:40

Marta Tagliani (University of Verona / University of Göttingen) & Jelena Živojinović (University of Verona / UiT The Arctic University of Norway): ‘Grammaticalization in northern Italo-Romance: some considerations’  [abstract]

Irene Panella (Centro Internazionale di Dialettologia / Università degli Studi della Basilicata): ‘Aspetti sintattici in area Lausberg’  [abstract]

     
 
 

Friday, 10 September

09:15-10:15                       

Jan Casalicchio (Università di Palermo)  – invited speaker

‘Partial pro-drop in Gardenese Ladin: Syntax and acquisition’  [abstract]

10:15-10:30

Short break

Session 5

A) Chair: Jan Casalicchio

B) Chair: Giuliana Giusti

10:30-11:00

Silvia Terenghi (Utrecht University): ‘Demonstrative systems are not affected by contact: evidence from Italo-Romance’  [abstract]

Bentley, Delia (The University of Manchester) & Luisa Amenta (Università degli Studi di Palermo): ‘Causative psych verbs in Sicilian: morphosyntactic variation from the lexical perspective’  [abstract]

11:00-11:30

Andrea Padovan (Università di Verona): ‘Aspects of microvariation in the German dialect of Salorno: the Doubly-filled COMP filter’  [abstract]

Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge), Norma Schifano (University of Birmingham), Giuseppina Silvestri (UCLA): ‘Greek and Romance “Voices” in southern Italy: when active syntax meets passive morphology’  [abstract]

11:30-12:00

Break

12:00-12:30

Livio Gaeta (Università di Torino): ‘Language contact and particle verbs in two Walser German varieties’  [abstract]

Alessandro De Angelis (Università di Messina) & Giulia Bucci (Sapienza Università di Roma): ‘There sentences in extreme southern Italy: on the rise of a “Greek-style” pattern’  [abstract]

12:30-13:00

Maria Concetta Di Paolo & Laura Migliori (Leiden University):  ‘Contact induced phenomena in Walser dialects (Northern Italy)’  [abstract]

Ludovico Franco & Paolo Lorusso (Università di Firenze): ‘On the morpho-syntax of existentials in Romance: contextual domains as possessors’  [abstract]

13:00-14:30

Lunch break

Session 6

A) Chair: Eva-Maria Remberger

B) Chair: Alessandro De Angelis

14:30-15:00

Kim Groothuis (Ghent University): ‘Investigating the functional structure of the Sardinian inflected infinitival clause’  [abstract]

Teresa Carbutti (Centro Internazionale di Dialettologia / Università degli studi della Basilicata): ‘RF come marca di genere: conservatività o innovazione?’  [abstract]

15:00-15:30

Caroline Bacciu & Guido Mensching (University of Göttingen): ‘The agreement behaviour of the quantifier pacu/pagu ‘few’ in Sardinian’  [abstract]

Giovanna Memoli & Potito Paccione (Centro Internazionale di Dialettologia / Università degli studi della Basilicata): ‘SAL, MEL e FEL: un’indagine nelle colonie galloitaliche di Basilicata’  [abstract]

                15:30

                                                                                      Closing remarks