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Microcontact at IGG

The Microcontact team will be present at IGG 46, which will take place in Siena (February 27-29). We will talk about Structural vs. typological similarity in microcontact: a view from…

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Microcontact at GLOW!

The Microcontact team will give a talk at GLOW 43, which will take place in Berlin on March 31st-April 3rd, 2020. We will present a paper entitled The ranking of…

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Alberto at Going Romance 2019 (Leiden)

On November 28th, Jan Casalicchio (University of Palermo) and Alberto Frasson (Utrecht University) will present a talk entitled The syntax of spatial anchoring: logophoricity in a heritage Italo-Romance variety at…

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Heritage Language Syntax Workshop

We are happy to announce the 1st Microcontact Workshop on HERITAGE LANGUAGE SYNTAX to be held at Utrecht University on 12-13 March 2020 Invited speakers – Terje Lohndal (NTNU Norwegian University of…

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Talk by Silvia Terenghi at WoSSP 16 (Madrid)

Silvia will give a talk about Romance demonstratives in diachrony and the organisation of person features at WoSSP 16 (Madrid, 17-18 June). The webpage of the workshop is: https://eventos.ucm.es/27328/section/15791/16th-workshop-on-syntax-semantics-and-phonology.html

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Talk by Alberto Frasson in Osnabrück

On May 23rd Alberto will give a talk at the University of Osnabrück (Germany) with the title Patterns of subject agreement in heritage northern Italo-Romance.

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Jan’s interview for ItBuenosAires.it

During his fieldwork in Argentina, Jan was interviewed by the web magazine ItBuenosAires.it, part of www.italiani.it. You can read his interview (in Spanish) here: https://buenosaires.italiani.it/es/jan-casalicchio

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Microcontact is on fieldwork!

We have started our fieldwork! Please check our daily updates on the atlas, and you’ll hear Italo-Romance heritage varieties in Argentina, Brazil, and Canada!

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