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22 October 2018
12:00 - 15:00
via Skype (see link below)

Symposium on Linguistic Microvariation (IITD-Utrecht University)

The MicroContact team and the Indo-Aryan Microvariation team of the Indian Institute of Technology Dehli (IITD) will present their works on linguistic microvariation.

The Symposium will take place on Monday, October 22nd, from 12:00 to 14:45 (CET). You can follow the event on Skype Meeting


Introduction 12:00- 12:10


Welcome Remarks Sayantani Banerjee, Pritha Chandra
Session 1 12:10-12:30


Doubling phenomena in Italo-Romance: a feature based analysis Roberta D’Alessandro

Utrecht Institute of Linguistics UiL-OTS, Utrecht University




Person and deixis: microvariation in Eastern Abruzzese Luana Sorgini & Silvia Terenghi

Utrecht University


12:50- 13:10


The effects of language contact on the use of subject clitics in Venetan


Jan Casalicchio and Alberto Frasson

Utrecht University


Tea Break 13:10- 13:30 Tea Break
Session 2 13:30-13:50 ‘Hindi’ Ergativity: On Constraining Optionality in Grammar Pritha Chandra

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

  13:50-14:10 Case Syncretism and Microvariation: A Puzzle from the Western Indo-Aryan Languages Usha Udaar

Indian Institute of Technology Indore



Meso and Micro Level Gender Restrictions in Eastern Indo-Aryan Preeti Kumari

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Discussion 14:30-14:45




General discussion on Microvariation
  14:45 Thank You Chandni Dutta