Going Romance

Programme of the GREAT workshop

Friday, 14th December – GREAT Workshop
Morning Session (Drift 25, room 0.02)
09.00-09.10 Coffee/tea
09.10-09.30 Introduction
09.30-10.00 Ruoying Zhao (University College London)
The Crosslinguistic Variation of the Present Perfect as a Definiteness Effect (pdf)
10.00-10.30 Virginia Teran (University of Pittsburgh)
Variable past-time expression and present perfect grammaticalization in two Argentinian Spanish varieties
10.30-10.50 Coffee/tea
10.50-11.20 Fernanda Pratas (Universidade de Lisboa)
Tense results from mood and aspect: temporal meanings in Capeverdean (pdf)
11.20-11.50 Purificação Silvano (Universidade do Porto), António Leal (Universidade do Porto) and João Cordeiro (Universidade de Beira Interior / INESC TEC – Porto)
Temporal and aspectual properties of adverbial perfect participial clauses in varieties of Portuguese and English (pdf)
11.50-12.00 Lightning talks for poster session
Poster Session with Lunch (Trans 10, Cohenzaal)
12.00-13.30 Lunch with poster session
Afternoon Session (Drift 25, room 0.02)
13.30-14.00 Julie Goncharov (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Monica Irimia (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia)
Counterfactuality is not obligatory! (pdf)
14.00-14.30 Stefano Rastelli (Università di Pavia)
The imperfective paradox in a second language (pdf)
14.30-15.00 Sílvia Perpiñán (University of Western Ontario) and Rafael Marín (CNRS – Universite Lille 3)
The Role of Aspect in the Developmental Stages of the Acquisition of ser and estar (pdf)
15.00-15.20 Coffee/tea
15.20-16.20 Invited talk by Hamida Demirdache (Keynote Speaker)
The varieties of temporal anaphora and temporal coincidence (pdf)



Trans 10, Cohenzaal

Giuliano Armenante (Universität Tübingen), Sequence of Tense in Italian (pdf)

Paz Gonzalez (Leiden University), Margarita Jara Yupanqui (University of Nevada) and Carmen Kleinherenbrink (Leiden University), The Perfect Variation (pdf)

Gustavo Guajardo (Newcastle University), Grant Goodall (University of California San Diego), What can experimental syntax tell us about Concordantia Temporum in Spanish? (pdf)     

Federico Silvagni (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Stage-Level non-verbal predication with and without estar (pdf)