We are very happy to announce the next talk in the Syntax Colloquium, which will take place on Monday, May 27, 4 – 6 pm in IG 254.
Silvia Schaefer will present „Subject clitic doubling in North-Eastern Italian dialects displaying an agreement alternation in inversion“.
Subject clitic doubling in North-Eastern Italian dialects displaying an agreement alternation in inversion
I will present a short introduction to the topic of subject clitic doubling along with data from two North-Eastern Italian dialects in particular (te dialects of Gazzolo and Ballò, both in the Veneto region) that display a systematic agreement alternation with postverbal subjects. The data shows that the two dialects differ in the decisive factors triggering (or rather not triggering) agreement and the doubling of a postverbal DP. The analysis will single out the decisive factors for clitic doubling and show the underlying mechanism for the full and defective agreement pattern in the dialects in question.
You are cordially invited!