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Programme of the Microcontact workshop

Tuesday, 11th December – Microcontact workshop
Morning Session (Academy Building, Domplein 29: room Belle van Zuylenzaal)
8.10-8.30 Registration
8.30-8.35 Opening
8.35-9.30 Luis López (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Contact phenomena: The I-language of a bilingual (pdf)
9.30-10.00 Iara Mantenuto (UCLA) and Ivano Caponigro (UCSD)
Microvariation in Light Headed Relative Clauses: between Teramano Abruzzese and varieties of Italian
10.00-10.30 Leonor Simioni (Universidade Federal do Pampa)
Sujeitos e objetos pronominais no português uruguaio e no português brasileiro (pdf)
10.30-10.50 Coffee break
10.50-11.20 Elisa Di Domenico (Univ. per Stranieri di Perugia) and Ioli Baroncini (Univ. per Stranieri di Siena)
Null vs lexical subjects in bilingual speakers of two null subject languages: amplifying micro-differences in language contact (pdf)
11.20-11.50 Cristina Guardiano (Univ. di Modena e Reggio Emilia), Giuseppe Longobardi (Univ. of York), Giuseppina Silvestri (Univ. of Cambridge), Guido Cordoni (Univ. of York), Stefania Sarno (Univ. di Bologna) and Davide Pettener (Univ. di Bologna)
The glottogenetics of microvariation: insights from (Southern) Italo-Romance
11.50-12.20 Leonardo Maria Savoia, Benedetta Baldi and M. Rita Manzini (Università di Firenze)
-ŋ feminine plural inflection in North-Lombard varieties. A comparison (pdf)
12.20-13.50 Lunch break
Afternoon Session (Drift 25, Room 0.02)
13.50-14.20 Jacopo Garzonio (Università di Padova) and Silvia Rossi (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
On Stability and Change in Talian (pdf)
14.20-14.50 Gloria Cocchi and Cristina Pierantozzi (Università di Urbino)
Long-distance gender agreement in mixed Italian/English and Italian/German ergative clauses (pdf)
14.50-15.10 Coffee break
15.10-15.40 Michele Loporcaro, Francesco Gardani and Alberto Giudici (Universität Zürich)
Contact-induced complexification in the gender system of Istro-Romanian (pdf)
15.40-16.10 Olga Kellert and Marika Francia (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Cualunque in Argentinian Spanish and qualunque in Italian (pdf)
16.10-16.40 Ana Maria Martins (Universidade de Lisboa)
Language contact in diachrony: identifying non-prestige grammars/grammar competition (pdf)
17.15 Welcome drinks (Trans 10, Cohenzaal)