The 5th annual Dog Days summer workshop on syntax, semantics, and morphology was held on August 17th in the department. The schedule was as follows.
Bronwyn Bjorkman (postdoc 2012-2015, now at Queen's University): "Building imperfect counterfactuals"
Maayan Abenina-Adar (BA 2012, now at UCLA) & Nikos Angelopoulos (UCLA): "On root modality and thematic relations in Tagalogand English"
Gavin Bembridge (York University): "On free variation: Spanish perfect tenses and DM"
Cassandra Chapman & Ivona Kučerová (McMaster): "Two base-generated positions of why: Evidence from English why-questions"
María Cristina Cuervo (faculty) & Angelika Kiss (Ph.D.): "Syntactic restrictions on Hungarian noun incorporation"
Kaz Bamba (Ph.D.): "On the restriction of noun-verb incorporation in Japanese"
Barend Beekhuizen (postdoc at UofT Computer Science): "Carving up the world: semantic typology and cognition"
Sherry Hucklebridge (MA): "Relational and partitive inalienable possession in Slave"
Michael Barrie (Ph.D. 2006, now at Sogang University): "Noun incorporation and instability"
Dan Milway (Ph.D.): "Subjects of adjuncts and labeling"
Andrew Peters (York University): "A Distributed Morphology approach to bilingual syntax"
Rebecca Tollan (Ph.D.): "Asymmetric displacement asymmetries: ergative versus accusative case"
Monica Irimia (Ph.D 2011, now at University of York, soon to be at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia): "When differential marking is obligatory: Equality comparatives and ellipsis"
Michela Ippolito (faculty): "Indefinite pronouns"
Julie Goncharov (Ph.D. 2016, soon to be at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem): "Advantages of silence"
Ileana Paul (Western University): "The features of proper determiners in Malagasy dialects"
Will Oxford (Ph.D. 2014, now at the University of Manitoba): "Deriving agreement asymmetries from pronominal structure"
This workshop was presented with the support of Alana Johns, Keren Rice, the Department of Linguistics (U of T), SSHRC #435-2015-1987, SSHRC #435-2013-1756