Category Archives: Conferences

TAU-GU Workshop on Relative Clauses

November 27th to 30th, the Research Group Relative Clauses hosted a workshop on relative clauses, sponsored by the Strategic Parnership Program (DAAD) and the Research Group 1783 (DFG). The aim of the workshop was to intensify the scientific cooperation between Tel Aviv University and  Goethe University Frankfurt.

There were three presentations from members of the IEAS linguistics section:

  • Sascha Bargmann (Frankfurt): About bear services and flabbergasted building blocks – Applying Soehn’s idiom theory to English data.
  • Gert Webelhuth (Frankfurt), Sascha Bargmann (Frankfurt) & Christopher Götze (Göttingen): Idioms as evidence for the proper analysis of relative clauses.
  • Christopher Götze (Göttingen): On Jacobson’s and Barker’s analysis of binding-theoretic reconstruction effects.

 

Comments on Pronouns

The Pronouns@Tübingen 2 workshop in Tübingen from November 7th through November 9th provides a venue for discussion on ongoing research on pronouns in general and, in particular, on pronouns in embedded contexts. Frank Richter contributed a commentary on Sarah Zobel’s talk in the special session On the non-uniformity of pronouns.