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HistLing Meeting: Discussion of Bowern's paper on syntactic change

Friday, March 15, 2013
12:00 AM
403 Lorch

Syntactic change and syntactic borrowing in generative grammar

Today's HistLing meeting will be dedicated to a discussion of Claire Bowern's 2008-paper on syntactic change. The meeting should be of interest to both the historically oriented linguists and to the syntacticians. The full bibliographic information of the paper is given below. Contact Sally Thomason for a copy of the paper.

Bowern, Claire. (2008) Syntactic change and syntactic borrowing in generative grammar. In Gisella Ferraresi and Maria Goldbach (eds.). Principles of Syntactic Reconstruction. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. p. 187-216.