Summer Term 2020


This is a preliminary schedule that will be extended, and possibly altered, in the weeks to come.


  • April 14: CANCELLED
  • April 21: [tba]
  • April 28: Hedde Zeijlstra (Göttingen) - Existential Positive Polarity Items (download presentation)
  • May 5: Seid Tvica (Göttingen) - On adjunction, rightward movement, and prosodic constraints on word orders
  • May 12: Kristina Liefke (Frankfurt) - DPs and CPs in Depiction Complements
  • May 19: Daniele Panizza (Göttingen)
  • May 26: Sascha Alexeyenko (Göttingen) - On the typology of DP-internal number concord
  • June 2: Clemens Steiner-Mayr (Göttingen) - On the variability of context change potentials
  • June 9: Svetlana Berikashvili (Göttingen) - Ergative in Georgian: Inherent or Structural?
  • June 16: Nina Haslinger (Göttingen) - Constraints on cumulativity and the Question under Discussion
  • June 23: NO MEETING
  • June 30: Sabine Iatridou (MIT) - Unasked Questions (joint work with Kai von Fintel)
  • July 7: Neil Banerjee (MIT) & Gurmeet Kaur (Göttingen) - Negative (in)effability in Bangla imperatives
  • July 14: [CANCELED] Sumrah Arshad (Göttingen)
  • July 21: Neha Kulshreshtha (Göttingen) - Exploring Wh-questions in Indian Sign Language