February 28, 2013

MOTH at McMaster on March 2

The first ever meeting of the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Workshop in Syntax (MOTH) is taking place on March 2 at McMaster. The workshop brings together graduate students and faculty from four Canadian universities - McGill, U of Ottawa, U of Toronto and McMaster. The  program is  posted at www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~linguistics/MOTH/.

Presenters from U of T include 
  • Julianne Doner: A Typology of EPP-Checking Mechanisms
  • Michelle Yuan: On the phasal status of DP in Inuktitut
  • Safieh Moghaddam & Monica Irimia: On Split Ergativity - evidence from Davani
  • Rebecca Tollan: Deriving morphological ergativity in Basque
Bronwyn Bjorkman and Elizabeth Cowper are giving an invited talk: Possession and necessity: from individuals to worlds.

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