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All talks and posters are in the VOC-room of the Bushuis, Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam. Note that there are no parallel sessions.

Day 1: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Time Slot Authors Title
9.15–9.50 Registration and poster set-up
9.50–10.00 Opening
10.00–10.30 Timothy Colleman The Dutch “semi-passives” with krijgen and zien and their counterparts in German and English
10.30–11.00 Esther Ruigendijk, Regina Hert, Anike van Oosterom & Petra Hendriks The pronoun interpretation problem in bilinguals: evidence from Dutch/German speaking children
11.00–11.30 Coffee
11.30–12.00 Margreet Vogelzang, Regina Hert & Esther Ruigendijk Comparing pronouns in Dutch and German: Can adults’ object pronoun processing help explain cross-linguistic language acquisition differences?
12.00–12.30 Mirjam Schmuck Sparkle, wobble, chatter. Affix reanalysis and semantic enrichment: Iteratives in German, Dutch, and English.
12.30–14.30 Lunch (Blue, Kalverpassage, Singel 457)
14.30–15.00 Tanja Mortelmans Semantic and constructional variation with verbs of seeming in English, Dutch and German
15.00–15.30 Peter Dirix & Liesbeth Augustinus Indringers in de werkwoordsgroep: het Afrikaans in vergelijking met het Nederlands en het Duits
15.30–16.00 Coffee
16.00–16.30 Joanna Wall Perfect doubling in West Germanic: Not the sandwich it first seems
16.30–17.00 Evie Coussé Complex perfects in Germanic
Walk & ferry ride to conference dinner
18.00– Dinner @ IJkantine (NDSM-kade 5)


Day 2: Friday, May 24th, 2019

Time Slot Authors Title
9.30–10.00 Gert-Jan Schoenmakers & Ad Foolen At the margins of grammar: Verb particles in first sentence position
10.00–10.30 Tara Struik Information Structure and OV-VO Variation in West-Germanic: A Comparative Perspective
10.30–11.00 Coffee
11.00-11.30 Arjen Versloot i-Mutation in West Germanic: phonetic and geographical gradualness
11.30–12.00 Elzbieta Adamczyk Plural inflection in varieties of Dutch: Patterns of restructuring and geographical redistribution
12.00–12.30 Posters (see below)
12.30–14.30 Lunch (Bushuis F211.C)
14.30–15.00 Stefan Hartmann & Tom Bossuyt Collectivizing metaphors in English, Dutch, and German: An exploration of corpus landscapes
15.00–15.30 Barbara Schlücker Close apposition in the sandwich
15.30–16.00 Closing & Outlook

Poster presentations

Our poster boards can accommodate posters up to A0 in size in portrait orientation.

Authors Title
Bacskai-Atkari, Julia Relative features and lower complementisers in West-Germanic comparatives
Bomans, Cas On the development of blijken and turn out: how did these verbs become linguistic markers of surprise?
Gunkel, Lutz & Jutta M. Hartmann Prepositional object clauses in German and Dutch
Leenders, Gijs, Rick de Graaff & Marjo van Koppen Linguïstische concepten ter verrijking van het grammaticaonderwijs in de alfavakken op middelbare scholen
Mersch, Sam Luxembourgish within Western Germanic
Nowak, Jessica, Lisa Dücker, Stefan Hartmann & Renata Szczepaniak Sentence-internal capitalization in German, English, and Dutch: Historical parallels and divergent development
Okabe, Ami STAND and LIE in expressing the location of buildings and landforms
Sleeman, Ruby DP-internal modification: Ordering ordinals and superlatives in Dutch and German
Stöcker, Kristin & Martin Konvička Ellipses and non-ellipses in Dutch, English, and German: The case of because X