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Microcontact

Talks & Posters

2019

Frasson, Alberto. Null subjects in heritage languages: evidence from Brazilian Venetan relative clauses. Uiltjesdagen, Utrecht University, 16-17 December 2019.

Frasson, Alberto & Jan Casalicchio. The syntax of spatial anchoring: logophoricity in a heritage northern Italo-Romance variety. Going Romance XXXIII, Leiden University, 28-29 November 2019.

Frasson, Alberto & Jan Casalicchio. The syntax of post-verbal subjects in a heritage Trentino variety. CIDSM 14, Charles University of Prague, 27-29 May 2019

Frasson, Alberto. Patterns of subject agreeement in heritage northern Italo-Romance. Invited lecture. Institute for Romance studies, University of Osnabrueck, 23 May 2019.

2018

Casalicchio, Jan, Francesco Maria Ciconte & Roberta D’Alessandro (poster). On phasal domains and the difference between subject and object clitics. GLOW 41, Budapest, 10-14 April 2018.

Casalicchio, Jan & Alberto Frasson. The effects of language contact on the use of subject clitics in Venetan. Symposium on linguistic microvariation (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – Utrecht University), 22 October 2018.

Casalicchio, Jan & Alberto Frasson. Changes in the use of subject clitics in Venetan: preliminary results of a quantitative study. CIDSM 13, University of Messina, 2-4 July 2018.

Casalicchio, Jan & Alberto Frasson (poster). The effects of language contact on the use of subject clitics in Venetan. Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, University of Sheffield, 11-14 September 2018.

Cennamo, Michela, Francesco Maria Ciconte & Luigi Andriani. The syntax and semantics of anticausativization in early Italo-Romance. CIDSM 13, University of Messina, 2-4 July 2018.

Ciconte, Francesco Maria. Early Sicilian and Tuscan: variation in the V2 syntax. CIDSM 13, University of Messina, 2-4 July 2018.

D’Alessandro, Roberta & Marc van Oostendorp (invited talk). Notes on Magnetism. Parallels between Phonology and Syntax. Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam, 9 July 2018.

D’Alessandro, Roberta & Luana Sorgini. The feel-like construction in Eastern Abruzzese. CIDSM 13, University of Messina, 2-4 July 2018.

*D’Alessandro, Roberta (keynote talk). Oltre l’italiano. Le lingue italo-romanze in contatto. Nuovi aspetti linguistici e letterari dell’italianità. Leiden, 21-23 June 2018.

D’Alessandro, Roberta (invited talk). Crowdsourcing data: what’s good and what’s bad about it. Citizen Science Lab. Sampling Language and Culture. Lorentz Center, Leiden, 4 April 2018.

D’Alessandro, Roberta, Jan Casalicchio, Francesco Maria Ciconte, Alberto Frasson, Luana Sorgini & Silvia Terenghi (poster). Microcontact. Language Variation and Change from the Italian heritage perspective. Language Sciences Day. Utrecht, 1 February 2018.

Frasson, Alberto. Clitics on the loose: a case of decliticisation in language contact. Uiltjesdagen. Utrecht, 3-4 December 2018.

Frasson, Alberto. Talian: morphosyntactic aspects of Venetan in Brazil. Invited lecture. Faculty of philology, University of Banja Luka, 26 November 2018.

Frasson, AlbertoTaliàn subject clitics: a case of syntactic change in contact. 15th Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (WoSSP 15), Autónoma University of Barcelona, 28-29 June 2018.

Sorgini, LuanaDifferential Object Marking and Person-driven auxiliary selection. 15th Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (WoSSP 15), Autónoma University of Barcelona, 28-29 June 2018.

Terenghi, Silvia (poster). Deictic fission: accounting for Romance demonstrative systems. TABU Dag 39, Groningen, 14-15 June 2018.

2017

*D’Alessandro, Roberta (keynote talk). Interactive maps for linguistic data Crowdsourcing. Pros and Cons. Geographic Information Systems and Social Networks. Consequences for the Study of Linguistic Variation. Barcelona, 30 November 2017.
D’Alessandro, Roberta (invited talk). When variation is built in the system. Biolinguistics Conference on Interface Asymmetries. New York University, 10-12 November 2017.
D’Alessandro, Roberta (invited talk) Magnetic grammar. When variation is built in the system. Invited lecture, University of Bucharest, 12 October 2017.
D’Alessandro, Roberta (invited talk). Language and Languages. On the importance of linguistic variation as a means to understand the human mind. IRH-ICUB Lunchtime seminar, ICUB Bucharest, 5 October 2017.
*D’Alessandro, Roberta (keynote talk). The achievements of Generative Grammar. A time chart (and some considerations). Generative Syntax. Questions, Crossroads and Challenges. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 21-23 June 2017.

Frasson, Alberto. Northern Italo-Romance subject clitics in contact. Uiltjesdagen. Utrecht, 19-20 December 2017.

Terenghi, Silvia. Deixis and microcontact: an overview. Uiltjesdagen. Utrecht, 19-20 December 2017.