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Microcontact

HLS program

1st Heritage Language Syntax conference 

PROGRAM

TO BE UPDATED

14:15 – 14:30   Opening

14:30 – 15:30   Invited Speaker Maria Polinsky, University of Maryland

Not everything is lost: Differential restructuring in heritage language compared to the baseline

15:30 – 16:05   Agustina Carando, University of California, Davis

Spanish in the United States and the role of English: Is there a case for contact-induced change?

16:05 – 16:25   Coffee break

16:25 – 17:00   Anastasia Paspali & Vasiliki Rizou, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Grammatical aspect in Heritage Greek: Does cross-linguistic influence play a role?

17:00 – 17:35   Cristina Guardiano, Giuseppe Longobardi & Melita Stavrou, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, University of York & Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Structural contact in the Greek-speaking domain

17:35 – 18:10   Suzanne Aalberse, Francesca Moro & Josje Verhagen, University of Amsterdam & Leiden University

The hyperextension of aspect marking in heritage Chinese and Ambon Malay in the Netherlands: one phenomenon, two causes

 

12 March 2020, Drift 21 Utrecht (Sweelinkckzaal)

09:00 – 10: 00  Invited Speaker Jason Rothman, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Heritage Language Epistemology

10:00 – 10:35   Evangelia Daskalaki, Vicki Chondrogianni & Elma Blom, University of Alberta, The University of Edinburgh, Utrecht University

The language development of heritage speakers: protracted or different?

10:35 – 11:10   Tim Diaubalick, Natasha Pomino & Katrin Schmitz, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Resolving optionality in heritage language acquisition? A pilot study on Differential Object Marking in Spanish in contact with German

11:10 – 11:30   Coffee break

11:30  – 12:05   Maria Martynova, Luka Szucsich & Natalia Gagarina, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin & Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft

Optionality of Verb Placement in Subordinate Clauses in Heritage Russian in Germany

12:05 – 14:00  Lunch break + poster session

14:00 – 14:45   ERC MC– Roberta D’Alessandro & Gigi Andriani, UiL-OTS, Utrecht University

Microcontact: where we are, what we have found, where we are going

14:45 – 15:15   ERC MC – Alberto Frasson, UiL-OTS, Utrecht University

Subjects in Italo-Romance heritage varieties

15:15 – 15:45   ERC MC – Luana Sorgini, UiL-OTS, Utrecht University

DOM in Italo-Romance heritage varieties

15:45 – 16:15   ERC MC – Silvia Terenghi, UiL-OTS, Utrecht University

Deixis and indexicals in contact and in diachrony

16:15 – 16:45   Coffee break

16:45 – 17:45   Invited speaker Maria del Carmen Parafita Couto, Leiden University

What is heritage syntax? Cross-community evidence

 

13 March 2020

Drift 21 Utrecht (Sweelinkckzaal)

09:00 – 10: 00  Invited speaker Terje Lohndal, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology & UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Verb movement in American Norwegian: V2, non-V2, and cross-linguistic influence

10:00 – 10:45   Invited speaker Gertjan Postma, Meertens Instituut

Loss of the diminutive in Heritage Pomeranian in Espírito Santo – consequences for formal grammar

10:45 – 11:00   Book presentation by Werner Abraham to the H.E. Ambassador of Brazil (to be confirmed)

11:00 – 11:30   Coffee break

11:30 – 12:15   Invited speaker Göz Kaufmann, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Missing in Action: Variation of the Temporal Auxiliary häwa ‘have’ in Past Counterfactuals in Pomerano

12:15 – 13:00   Invited speaker Werner Abraham, University of Vienna

Kashubian – Heritage Low German as superstrate vs. the native roof-L Polish as substrate

13:00 – 14:15   Lunch break

Location: Janskerkhof 2/3, 0.19

14:15 – 14:50  Elena Soare, Université de Paris 8

Remarks on the Case system of Heritage Romanian with French as a majority language

14:50 – 15:25    Marko Simonovic & Boban Arsenijevic, University of Graz

Code-switching to avoid paradigm gaps: Verb integration in Austrian BCMS

15:25 – 16:00   Deniz Tat, UiT The Arctic University of Norway & Leiden University

Light Verb Constructions in Heritage Turkish and the Nature of Borrowing through Bilingual Mixing

16:00 – 16:30   Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30   Invited Speaker Marit Westergaard, UiT The Arctic University of Norway & NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Grammatical Gender in Russian Heritage Language across five countries: External factors, sensitivity to cues, and cross-linguistic influence

 

Alternate Speakers

  1. Wintai Tsehaye, Tatiana Pashkova, Rosemarie Tracy & Shanley Allen, University of Mannheim & University of Kaiserslautern

Structural optionality in heritage speakers’ narratives

  1. Sercan Karakaş, Boğaziçi University Istanbul

Low and High Applicatives in Pomak

  1. Ann Hildah Kinyua & Fridah Erastus, Chuka University & Kenyatta University

Resolving Optionalities in the Speech of Immigrant Somali Child-speakers in Eastleigh, Kenya

 

Poster Presentations

  1. Wintai Tsehaye, Tatiana Pashkova, Rosemarie Tracy & Shanley Allen, University of Mannheim & University of Kaiserslautern

Structural optionality in heritage speakers’ narratives

  1. Sercan Karakaş, Boğaziçi University Istanbul

Low and High Applicatives in Pomak

  1. Ann Hildah Kinyua & Fridah Erastus, Chuka University & Kenyatta University

Resolving Optionalities in the Speech of Immigrant Somali Child-speakers in Eastleigh, Kenya

  1. Tahereh Rezaei, Cultural Heritage Iran

First notes on the syntax of Kholosi as a heritage language in the south of Iran 

  1. Veronica Girolami, University of Verona

Auxiliary Selection in Italo-Canadian Heritage Speakers