LRC Workshop: On Syntax and Information Structure

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LRC Workshop: On Syntax and Information Structure

October 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

| Humanities 1, Room 210 | Free

We will begin the academic year at Santa Cruz with a workshop centered on issues at the interface between syntax and information structure. The workshop will feature four talks.

10:00-10:10 AM – Opening Remarks

10:10-11:10 AM – Bern Samko (Santa Cruz): Verum Focus and Scalar Emphasis in English VP-Preposing

11:10-11:30 AM – Break

11:30-12:30 PM – Line Mikkelsen (Berkeley): What goes post verbal in a verb-final language? On the interplay of prosody, information structure, and word order in Karuk

12:30-01:30 PM – Lunch

01:30-02:30 PM – Vera Gribanova (Stanford): On certain manifestations of polarity focus in Russian

02:30-03:00 PM – Break

03:00-04:00 PM – Karen Lahousse (Leuven): Syntax and information structure in verb-subject inversion in French


October 4, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Humanities 1, Room 210
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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