Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Participation
Abbreviated Title: 
WIL2A
Friday, 19 June 2009 to Saturday, 20 June 2009
Country: 
Portugal
City: 
Lisbon
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, 21 May 2009

Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition
Short Title: WIL2A

Date: 19-Jun-2009 - 20-Jun-2009
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Ana Madeira
Contact Email: ana.madeira@fcsh.unl.pt
Meeting URL: http://www2.fcsh.unl.pt/clunl/pl2

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Syntax

Meeting Description:

Submissions are invited for papers and posters focusing on the L2
acquisition of
syntax and its interfaces with other modules of the grammar, with an
emphasis on
morphology, semantics and pragmatics. Contributions which explore both
empirical
aspects and theoretical issues relating to the acquisition of interface
properties are particularly welcome.

Friday, 19 June

9.00-9.45:
Registration

9.45-10.00:
Welcoming Remarks

10.00-11.00:
Invited Speaker -
Amaya Mendikoetxea (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid):
Discourse Before Syntax in Non-Native Grammars: Converging Evidence

11.15-11.45:
Noriko Yoshimura (University of Shizuoka) & Mineharu Nakayama (The Ohio
State
University):
L1 Effects in the Acquisition of inflectional Morphology by Japanese EFL
Learners

11.45-12.15:
Carolyn Ludwig, Daniela Ofner, Ramona Wenzel & Rosemarie Tracy (University
of
Mannheim):
Mastering the Syntax-Morphology Interface in Child L2 German

12.15-12.45:
Simona Matteini (University of Siena):
Exploring the Syntax/Morphology Interface in the DP Domain: A Study on L2
Acquisition of German Nominal inflection By Italian Adult Learners

14.15-14.45:
Tihana Kras (University of Rijeka):
Testing the Interface Hypothesis: The Case of Auxiliary Change under
Restructuring in L2 Italian

14.45-15.15:
Cristina Flores (Universidade Do Minho):
(Un)vulnerable Domains in L2 Attrition. Evidences from Bilingual Returnees

15.15-15.45:
Tom Rankin (Vienna University of Economics):
Interfaces And Verb Placement in L2 English

16.15-16.45:
Aafke Hulk (University of Amsterdam) & Leonie Cornips (Meertens Institute,
Amsterdam):
When Semantics Meets Morpho-Syntax: the Role of the Count/Mass Feature in
Acquiring 'Het' in Bilingual Dutch

16.45-17.15:
Miren Hodgson (Catawba College): Learners' Knowledge at the Interface
between
Lexical-Semantics and Morphosyntax:
The Case of L1 and L2 Spanish Verbal Forms

17.15-18.15:
Invited Speaker - Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh):
Pinning Down the Concept of Interface

Saturday, 20 June

10.00-10.30:
Christina Rosén (Växjö University):
The Left Periphery in L2 German and L2 Swedish Declarative Clauses: Transfer
of
Information-Structural Patterns

10.30-11.00:
Cristóbal Lozano (Universidad De Granada): Pronominal Deficits at the
Syntax-Discourse Interface: A Developmental Study of Greek Learners of
Non-Native Spanish

11.00-11.30:
Ute Bohnacker (Uppsala University):
Information-Structural Constraints on Word Order in Advanced L2 Swedish

11.45-12.15:
Frances Wilson, Frank Keller & Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh):
The Resource Allocation/Limitation Approach to the Syntax-Discourse
Interface in
L2 Acquisition

12.15-12.45:
Ana Madeira, Maria Francisca Xavier & Maria De Lourdes Crispim (Universidade
Nova de Lisboa):
On the Interpretation of Subjects in L2 Portuguese

14.15-14.45:
Micha? B. Paradowski (University of Warsaw):
Where is the Interface? An OT Take on SLA

14.45-15.15:
Ernani Garrão Neto (Universidade Nova De Lisboa & Universidade Estácio de
Sá):
>From English to Portuguese: The Emergency of Null Subjects in Adult English
Native Speakers' Interlanguage Grammar

15.15-15.45:
Gabriela Matos & Isabel Leiria (Universidade De Lisboa):
CP Omission in Adult L2 Acquisition of EP

15.45-16.15:
Esuna Dugarova (University of Cambridge):
Acquisition of a Syntax-Discourse Interface in English and Russian Speakers'
L2
Chinese Wh-Questions

16.30-17.30:
Invited Speaker - Jason Rothman (University of Iowa): Examining the
Interface
Hypothesis: Evidence from the Acquisition of Portuguese at Both internal And
External Interfaces

Alternates:

Hanna Batoréo (Universidade Aberta):
Syntax, Lexicon and Morphology in the Mixed Period of Bilingual Language
Acquisition: Evidence From a Portuguese-Polish Bilingual Child

Fátima Martins (Centro De Linguística Da Universidade Nova de Lisboa):
Indicative or Subjunctive? The Choices of Spanish Learners of L2 Portuguese