Utrecht Theoretical Linguistics


27 January 2023
Kromme Nieuwegracht 80, Ravesteijnzaal (1.06) and Academiegebouw

PhD defense and workshop for Silvia Terenghi

On the 27th of January at 2:15 pm Silvia Terenghi will defend her dissertation entitled Missing Person: Structure and change in Romance demonstratives (downloadable here from the 27th). The PhD defense will take place in the Academiegebouw. It can be followed from remote at this link.

In the morning of the 27th, there will be a Workshop in her honor, as customary. The workshop will be streamed on Teams (MS Teams (meeting ID: 389 574 602 358; password: MBxTFm))


9:00–9:10 Welcome
9:10–9:40 Norbert Corver (Utrecht University) Decomposing Dutch temporal adverbs
9:40–10:10 Joost Zwarts (Utrecht University) Number marking in Marakwet
10:10–10:40 Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge) The final stronghold of the infinitive: (Silent) modals in Romanian
and the Romance and Greek dialects of southern Italy
10:40–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:30 Roberta D’Alessandro (Utrecht University) Honorific pronouns and why they matter
11:30–12:00 Peter Svenonius (University of Tromsø) North Sámi demonstratives