On the occasion of the retirement of Hans Bennis

***REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED***

Programme

Organisers: University of Amsterdam and Meertens Institute

Date: March 18
LocationSingel 425,  Amsterdam; UvA University Library, Doelenzaal.

 

10:00 – 10:45 Tim Stowell
UCLA
Government by Agreement
10:45 – 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 – 12:00 Ian Roberts
University of Cambridge
Government, Agreement and Minimality
12:00 – 13:15 LUNCH
13:15 – 14:00 Henk van Riemsdijk
Arezzo
Government Conflicts and their Resolution – some Musings
14:00 – 14:45 Marcel den Dikken
Eötvös Loránd University/Hungarian Academy of Sciences
What happened to government? It’s alive and kicking, and called ‘Agree’
14:45 – 15:30 Cecilia Poletto 
Universities of Frankfurt and Padua
From government to spec-head: a tour on null and lexically realized subjects in Old Italian
15:30 – 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 – 16:30 Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Marjo van Koppen
Leuven University and Utrecht University
Look! Kaatje is still not heard sing a song (even without government)
16:30 – 17:00 Gertjan Postma
Meertens Institute
Residues of Government – the PRO-Theorem
17:00 – 17:30 Hedde Zeijlstra
University of Göttingen
Government and Feature Checking
17:30 – 18:00 Hans Bennis
NTU
Agreement and Government in the Domain of Adjectival Inflection
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