Syntactic Variation. A pragmatic view

A Hispanic Linguistics symposium with Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University)

KU Leuven, Friday January 12th 2018.

Faculty of Arts. Blijde Inkomststraat 21, 3000 Leuven. MSI 00.08

10:15 – 11:00 Malte Rosemeyer (KU Leuven) Opening
10:30 – 11:00 Bert Cornillie & Natalia Pericchi (KU Leuven) Indirect object doubling and textual prominence. Evidence from ditransitive dar ‘to give’ in Argentinian Spanish
11:00 – 11:30 Sofía Pérez, Pedro Gras & Frank Brisard (UAntwerpen) Insubordination, polifunctionality and language variation: on insubordinate subjunctive complement constructions in Spanish
11:30 – 12:00 Almudena Basanta & Lieve Vangehuchten (UAntwerpen) Past tenses in CSR discourse from Chile, Mexico and Spain: some useful insights for L2 learners
12:00 – 12:30 Discussion
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Matti Marttinen Larsson (UGent)


“Quiero dormir pero el prof está delante mío”: analyzing the morphosyntactic variation between possessive and prepositional complements in Spanish adverbial locatives with Twitter data
14:30 – 15:00 Miriam Bouzouita (UGent)


“¿Vos gustas mío? Yo gusto tuyo.” On the use of possessive complements instead of prepositional ones in verbal contexts
15:00 – 16:00 Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University) The role of persistence effects in language variation and change
16:00 – 16:30 Discussion
16.30 – 17.30 Reception

Organizers: Bert Cornillie (KU Leuven) & Malte Rosemeyer (FWO- Vlaanderen – KU Leuven)

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