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Manitoba Workshop on Person
September 22–23, 2017
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Note: The abstract submission deadline is June 18, 2017. View call / Download PDF flyer

This workshop, the tenth in a series dedicated to the syntax and semantics of nominal elements, focuses on the nature and patterning of person. Topics of interest include the structure of person systems, the interpretation of person contrasts, the interaction of person with other features such as number and animacy, the role of person in phenomena such as agreement and licensing, and syntactic effects of person such as the Person-Case Constraint. The workshop will feature a panel of distinguished guest speakers as well as presentations selected from an open call for abstracts.

Keynote speakers
Daniel Harbour (QMUL)
Maria Luisa Zubizarreta (USC)

Invited student speaker
Michelle Yuan (MIT)

Invited speakers
Susana Bejar (Toronto)
Jessica Coon (McGill)
Ivona Kucerova (McMaster)
Diane Massam (Toronto)
Eric Mathieu (Ottawa)
Martha McGinnis (Victoria)
Ileana Paul (Western)
Elizabeth Ritter (Calgary)
Martina Wiltschko (UBC)

Organizers
Jila Ghomeshi
Will Oxford

Venue
Roblin Centre, 160 Princess Street, in the historic Exchange District in downtown Winnipeg

Call for abstracts
The submission deadline is June 18, 2017. View the call...

Acknowledgments
The workshop is sponsored by the Department of Linguistics, the Faculty of Arts Endowment Fund, the Dean of Arts, and the Vice-President (Research and International), all at the University of Manitoba.
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Will Oxford,
Apr 7, 2017, 12:30 PM