Events

Upcoming

  • February 27 – March 3, 2023: seminar week (internal)
  • March 4-6, 2023: I. Driemel, J. Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, A. Alexiadou, M. T. Guasti, U. Sauerland & V. Tsakali will present “Genericity and the too-many-structures puzzle: A cross-linguistic study on English, German, Italian, and Greek” at the 3rd Network Meeting on Definiteness across domains, Wuppertal. More info on the Network’s website.
  • March 8-10, 2023: I. Driemel, J. Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, A. Alexiadou, M. T. Guasti, U. Sauerland & V. Tsakali will present “Number and definiteness in kinds across languages: Insights from an experimental study” at 45th annual conference of the DGfS 2023, Cologne. More info on the Uni Köln website.
  • April 12-14, 2023: J. Hein, I. Driemel, F. Martin, Y. Nie & A. Alexiadou will present “Errors of redundancy in child English and beyond” at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) 46 in Vienna & Graz. More info on the GLOW website.

Past

2023

  • January 9-20, 2023: A. A. Bimpeh taught a course on “Tense/Aspect” and a course on “Quantification & Number” at the winter school on ‘Experimental semantic field research’, organized by the University of Ghana at Legon and the University of Potsdam.
  • January 13, 2023: C. Bill, A. Gonzalez, I. Driemel and T. Makharoblidze presented a poster “As complex as they appear: Children’s comprehension of conjunctive expressions in Georgian” at NELS 53 in Göttingen. More info on the NELS website.
  • January 12, 2023: I. Driemel, J. Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, A. Alexiadou, M.T. Guasti, U. Sauerland & V. Tsakali presented “Genericity and the too-many-structures puzzle: Insights from an experimental study” at NELS 53 in Göttingen. More info on the NELS website.

2022

December 20, 2022: C. Bill, A. Gonzalez, I. Driemel and T. Makharoblidze presented “As complex as they appear: Children’s comprehension of conjunctive expressions in Georgian” at Amsterdam Colloquium. More info on the Amsterdam Colloquium website.

December 19, 2022: I. Driemel, J. Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, A. Alexiadou, M.T. Guasti, U. Sauerland & V. Tsakali presented “Genericity and the too-many-structures puzzle: Insights from an experimental study” at the 23rd Amsterdam Colloquium. More info on the Amsterdam Colloquium website.

November 5, 2022: C. Dal Farra, A. Gonzalez, J. Hein, S. Silleresi, K. Yatsushiro, U. Sauerland, & M. T. Guasti presented the poster “What do you think we know about Italian children’s long-distance wh-questions?” at BUCLD 47. More info on the BUCLD website.

November 5, 2022: K. Yatsushiro, A. Gonzalez, V. Eturi, C. Dal Farra, J. Hein, G. G. Krishnan, V. Sarma, S. Silleresi, M. T. Guasti, & U. Sauerland presented “Use of null-arguments in wh-questions: the view from Malayalam and Telugu” at BUCLD 47. More info on the BUCLD website.

November 5, 2022: A. Alexiadou & I. Ilic presented a poster on “Acquiring Japanese passives: a production study” at BUCLD 47. More info on the BUCLD website.

November 4, 2022: Silvia Silleresi, Chiara Dal Farra, Yining Nie, Fabienne Martin, Maria-Teresa Guasti, & Artemis Alexiadou presented “The agent bias holds in production too: event descriptions in child Italian” at BUCLD 47. More info on the BUCLD website.

October 21, 2022: F. Martin & A. Alexiadou presented “Commissive productions in child heritage language: A case study of child heritage French in Germany” at Heritage Language Syntax (HLS) 3. More info on the HLS Google Site.

October 20, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti, Artemis Alexiadou & Uli Sauerland presented “Language acquisition meets Meaning First: Undercompression errors as evidence for conceptual primitives” at XPRAG Wine Gatherings. More info on the XPRAG Google Site.

October 19, 2022: I. Bassi, A. A. Bimpeh, I. Driemel, & S. Silleresi presented “Strict readings of logophors and the LF of anaphoric dependencies” at IATL37. More info on the IATL website.

October 15, 2022: I. Driemel, J. Hein, C. Bill, A. Gonzalez, I. Ilic, P. Jeretič, &  A. van Alem presented “Negative concord in Dutch, English and German child language” at CGSW 36, Chicago. More info on the CGSW Google Site.

October 13, 2022: Paloma Jeretič presented “Force and flavor of derived modals: Lessons from an existential modal construction in Ecuadorian Siona” at SULA 12. More info on the SULA website.

October 6, 2022: A. Alexiadou & I. Ilic presented “Overt and implicit arguments and Voice in Japanese passives: a child language perspective” at BCGL 15. More info on the website of CRISSP.

September 23, 2022: I. Ilic & A. Alexiadou presented “Silent and overt arguments in child language” at Sinfonija 15. More info on the Sinfonija website.

September 23, 2022: Silvia Silleresi, Chiara Dal Farra, Artemis Alexiadou, Maria Teresa Guasti, & Uli Sauerland presented “Impersonal si in child Italian” at GALA 15, Frankfurt. More info on the GALA website.

September 23, 2022: Letizia Raminelli & Adriana Belletti presented “On the comprehension of reflexive si in preschool Italian-speaking children” at GALA 15, Frankfurt. More info on the GALA website.

September 23, 2022: J. Hein, C. Bill, I. Driemel, A. Gonzalez, I. Ilic, & P. Jeretič presented a poster on “Do child languages have negative concord: A corpus study” at GALA 15, Frankfurt. More info on the GALA website.

September 22, 2022: Chiara Dal Farra, Fabienne Martin, Yining Nie, Maria Teresa Guasti, & Artemis Alexiadou presented “Bigger is better! Older Italian children prefer heavy locative prepositions” at GALA 15, Frankfurt. More info on the GALA website.

September 16, 2022: Uli Sauerland presented “An Algebra of Thought that Predicts Key Aspects of Language Structure” at SuB27. More info on the SuB website.

September 14, 2022: A. Gonzalez, P. Jeretič, C. Dal Farra, & J. Hein presented “Presupposition projection from the scope of ‘say'” at SuB27. More info on the SuB website.

September 14, 2022: I. Bassi, A. A. Bimpeh, I. Driemel, & S. Silleresi presented “Strict readings of logophors and the LF of anaphoric dependencies” at SuB27. More info on the SuB website.

September 13, 2022: I. Ilic, F. Martin, & A. Alexiadou presented “What do children do with do? Superfluous do as a marker of agency in child English” at LAGB 2022. More info on the LAGB website.

September 13, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Children’s non-target utterances reveal some underlying structures” at the Henry Sweet Lecture at at LAGB 2022. More info on the LAGB website.

September 12, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Verba volant: anticipation in language acquisition” at LAGB 2022. More info on the LAGB website.

August 1, 2022: Uli Sauerland presented “Baby steps at the tree nursery” at Osaka University.

July 19-29, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti and Kazuko Yatsushiro taught the course “What children get, what they don’t, and why” at Creteling 2022 Summer School. More info on the Creteling website.

July 13, 2022: A. Alexiadou, I. Driemel, J. Hein, F. Martin, Y. Nie were invited to present “Redundant errors in child language” at the IGRA Colloquium at Leipzig University. More info on the website of Uni Leipzig.

July 12, 2022: Uli Sauerland presented “Baby steps at the tree nursery” at Syntax/semantics Oberseminar at University Göttingen.

June 14, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Relative clauses across languages and across modes of acquisition” at the GK colloquium of the research training group “Nominal Modification” at Goethe University Frankfurt. More info on the GK colloquium website.

June 7, 2022: A. Alexiadou presented “Numeral-noun combinations and the hidden partitive hypothesis revisited” at the GK colloquium of the research training group “Nominal Modification” at Goethe University Frankfurt. More info on the GK colloquium website.

June 7, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Verba volant, mais on les attrape très bien. Le rôle de la creation d’attents dans le langage” at an invited seminar at Collège de France, Paris. More info & recording on the website of Collège de France.

May 27, 2022: Fabienne Martin, Yining Nie, Chiara Dal Farra, & Silvia Silleresi presented “Who did it? How alternating verbs are interpreted under faire” at The Syntax of Causative, Perception and Restructuring Verbs in Romance and Latin (SCUP22), University of Palermo. More info on the SCUP Google Site.

May 26, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “How children navigate the causative space” at The Syntax of Causative, Perception and Restructuring Verbs in Romance and Latin (SCUP22), University of Palermo. More info on the SCUP Google Site.

May 26, 2022: A. Alexiadou presented “Numeral-noun combinations and the hidden partitive hypothesis revisited” at a workshop on “Part-whole Structures in Natural Language” at Masaryk University in Brno. More info on the Workshop Google Site.

May 17, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Negative connectives in child language” at a Departmental Colloquium in Linguistics at Ben-Gurion University. More info on the website of Ben-Gurion University.

May 17, 2022: Uli Sauerland presented “Baby steps at the tree nursery” at COSAQ Closing Workshop, Amsterdam. More info on the COSAQ website.

May 15, 2022: J. Hein, F. Martin, Y. Nie & A. Alexiadou presented “Minimizing and maximizing exponence in child language” at 40th Meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 40). More info on the WCCFL website.

May 13, 2022: Abigail Anne Bimpeh, Imke Driemel, Itai Bassi & Silvia Silleresi presented “Obligatory de se logophors in Ewe, Yoruba and Igbo: variation and competition” at 40th Meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 40). More info on the WCCFL website.

April 26, 2022: Abigail Anne Bimpeh, Imke Driemel, Itai Bassi & Silvia Silleresi presented “Obligatory de se logophors in Ewe, Yoruba and Igbo: variation and competition” at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) 45. Abstract and schedule on the GLOW website.

April 24, 2022: J. Hein, C. Bill, I. Driemel, A. Gonzalez, I. Ilic, P. Jeretic & M. T. Guasti presented “Negative concord in the acquisition of non-negative concord languages” at Chicago Linguistic Society 58. More info on the website of Chicago Linguistic Society.

April 7, 2022: Artemis Alexiadou presented “Language and thought. Evidence from language acquisition” at LingLab Webinars at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. More info on the LingLab website.

March 28 – April 1, 2022: Seminar Week (internal)

February 24, 2022: Chiara Dal Farra, Silvia Silleresi, Artemis Alexiadou, Maria Teresa Guasti, & Uli Sauerland presented  “The use of clitic si in Child Italian: A corpus study” at IGG47 (Incontro di Grammatica Generativa). More info on the IGG website.

January 29, 2022: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Issues in semantic acquisition” at IRS Winter school.

January 11, 2022: Artemis Alexiadou presented “Multiple exponence: the view from radical decomposition” at the Syntax-Semantics seminar at the University of Potsdam. More info on the website of Uni Potsdam.

2021

  • December 10, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou presented “Multiple exponence: sometimes two is better than one” at the Austrian Linguistics Society annual Conference. More info on the conference website.
  • December 3, 2021: A. Alexiadou, I. Driemel, J. Hein, F. Martin & Y. Nie presented “Multiple exponence in child language” at the Multiple Exponence Workshop @ZAS. Schedule and abstracts on the MultEx Google Site.
  • December 1, 2021: C. Dal Farra, S. Silleresi, A. Alexiadou, M.T. Guasti & U. Sauerland presented  “‘Come si usa?’ The production of clitic si in child Italian” at Going Romance 2021, special session: “Syntactic theory and language acquisition: the Romance perspective”. 
  • November 21, 2021: Maria Teresa Guasti presented “Wh-questions across languages” at the 3rd International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics (ICTEAP-3) at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. More info on the ICTEAP Google Site.
  • November 17, 2021: Abigail Anne Bimpeh presented: “Getting the Ewe logophor out of control” at the virtual Department of Linguistics (University of Ghana) weekly seminar.
  • November 7, 2021: F. Martin, Y. Nie, A. Alexiadou, and M. T. Guasti presented “Wearing causation on its sleeve: Overt CAUSE in child French causatives” at BUCLD 46. Schedule and abstracts on the BUCLD website.
  • November 4, 2021: K. Yatsushiro, C. Dal Farra, A. Gonzalez, J. Hein, S. Silleresi, A. Avellana, G. Gayathri, A. Huang, J. Ilori, L. Pintér, M. Guasti, and U. Sauerland presented “How children ask questions across languages” at BUCLD 46. Schedule and abstracts on the BUCLD website.
  • October 26, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou presented “A non-canonical view on the causative alternation” at the linguistics colloquium series at the University of Connecticut. More info on the website of UConn.
  • October 21, 2021: Imke Driemel, Johannes Hein, Desiré Carioti, Jakob Wünsch, Artemis Alexiadou, Maria Teresa Guasti & Uli Sauerland presented “An acceptability judgement study of generic readings for Leibniz Dream” at TerraLing Workshop. Schedule can be downloaded on the TerraLing website.
  • August 30, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou presented “The building blocks of causation: evidence from non-canonical realization” at 54th SLE Conference, Workshop 4: Causation: from concept(s) to grammar.
  • June 16, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou, Despina Oikonomou, and Fenia Karkaletsou presented “Double comparatives: structural complexity and evaluativity” at the 12th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics. More info on the website of U of Oslo.
  • May 27, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou (HU Berlin) and Adriana Belletti (U of Siena) debated the topic of “Voice”. The “Linguistics Flash – Mobs” video conferences can be streamed at the following YouTube link
  • May 19, 2021: Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin) presented “A Meaning First Approach to Generative Grammar.” at the 12th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science: Linguistic & Cognitive Foundations of Meaning.
  • March 30, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou, Despina Oikonomou, and Fenia Karkaletsou presented “Double comparatives from a crosslinguistic perspective” at the University of Geneva.
  • March 17, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou, Maria Teresa Guasti, and Uli Sauerland presented “A Meaning First approach through a Kids First view” at the University of Milano-Bicocca.
  • March 12, 2021: Uli Sauerland presented “A Meaning First Approach to Generative Grammar” at the online event “On Linguistics”, organized by the Graduation Program in Linguistics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Recording can be streamed at the following YouTube link.
  • March 1-5 2021: Seminar Week (internal)
  • February 12, 2021: Artemis Alexiadou and Uli Sauerland presented “Meaning-First meets Super Linguistics” at Superlinguistics Colloquium at University of Oslo. More info on the website of U of Oslo.

2020

  • December 3, 2020: Uli Sauerland presented “A Meaning First Approach to Generative Grammar” at GLiF seminar at the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
  • December 2, 2020: Uli Sauerland presented “A Meaning First Approach to Generative Grammar” at The Future of Linguistics at Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen.