Plenary sessions

The plenary session will take place in the "Auditorium Maximum" (building "Neues Augusteum"; cf. plan).


9:30 – 12:30 Uhr

  • Welcome
  • Plenary talk: Lisa Matthewson (U of British Columbia)
    Discourse particles in Gitksan
  • Wilhelm-von-Humboldt-award for the best doctoral dissertation
  • Plenary talk: Mark Baker (Rutgers)
    Theories of case assignment meet the varieties of ergative and active languages


9:00 - 11:00 Uhr

  • Plenary talk: Juliette Blevins (CUNY)
    Phonological diversity: some implications for models of grammar
  • Plenary talk: Tom Wasow (Stanford)
    The non-categorical character of most linguistic generalizations