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Comparative syntax of English workshop

When Nov 06, 2013
from 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Where Old Library, Darwin College
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9-10am: Bill Haddican (Queens' College, CUNY) & Anders Holmberg (Newcastle/DTAL) - Object movement in the double object construction in British English

10-11am: Alison Biggs (DTAL) - Passive variation in Northwest English dialects

11-11.30am: COFFEE BREAK

11.30am-12.30pm: Theresa Biberauer (DTAL) - The syntax of borrowed particles: insights from English dialects

12.30-2pm: LUNCH

2-3pm: Gary Thoms, David Adger, Caroline Heycock & Jennifer Smith (Edinburgh, Glasgow and QMUL) - Remarks on negation and affirmation in varieties of Scottish English

3-4pm: Ian Roberts (DTAL) - Recent and ongoing changes in English modals

4-4.30pm: COFFEE BREAK

4.30-5.30pm: KEYNOTE Richie Kayne (NYU) - One and two, once and twice

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