The Scandinavian Noun Phrase (3/5 ECTS)

Ph.d. seminar in Oslo, 20-22 March 2018

The course will discuss the syntax of Scandinavian noun phrases from different theoretical perspectives, covering both synchronic and diachronic variation. The course consists of six lectures, two each day. Tuesday 20  March we will be in P.A. Munchs hus, room 252, (second floor). Wednesday and Tuesday we will be in Henrik Wergelands hus, room 536 (5th floor)

Link to application form.

 

SCHEDULE

 

 

20 March

 

 

10.15–12.00

The syntactic structure of nominal phrases: a minimalist perspective

(Julien)

12.00–13.15

Lunch

 

13.15–15.00

The syntactic structure of nominal phrases: an LFG perspective

(Börjars)

 

 

 

 

21 March

 

 

10.15–12.00

Scandinavian nominal phrases: a typologist’s perspective

(Dahl)

12.00–13.15

Lunch

 

13.15–15.00

The history of the Scandinavian nominal phrase

(Börjars)

 

 

 

22 March

 

 

10.15–12.00

Grammaticalization in the Scandinavian nominal phrase

(Dahl)

12.00–13.15

Lunch

 

13.15–15.00

Selected topics in nominal syntax

(Julien)

15.00–16.00

Coffee and discussion

 

Reading list

Börjars, Kersti & Pauline Harries. 2008. The clitic-affix distinction, historical change, and Scandinavian bound definiteness marking. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 20: 289-350.

Börjars, Kersti, Pauline Harries & Nigel Vincent 2016. Growing syntax: the development of a DP in North Germanic. Language 92.1:e1-e37.

Dahl, Östen. 2015. Grammaticalization in the North. Berlin: Language Science Press. http://langsci-press.org/catalog/book/73

Faarlund, Jan Terje. 2009. On the history of definiteness marking in Scandinavian.Journal of Linguistics 45.617–39.

Julien, Marit. 2005. Nominal phrases from a Scandinavian perspective. JohnBenjamins, Amsterdam.

Julien, Marit. 2011. Predicative definite NPIs in Norwegian. Nordlyd 38, 1–48. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7557/12.2182

Julien, Marit. 2016. Possessive predicational vocatives in Scandinavian. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 19, 75–108.

Julien, Marit, Johannessen, Janne Bondi & Lødrup, Helge. 2014. Preposisjoner og eierskapsrelasjoner: et menneskesentrert hierarki. In Janne Bondi Johannessen & Kristin Hagen (eds.) Språk i Norge og nabolanda (pp. 65–98). Novus, Oslo

Lander, Eric, and Liliane Haegeman. 2013. Old Norse as an NP language, with observations on the common Norse and Northwest Germanic Runic inscriptions.Transactions of the Philological Society 112.279–318.

Lohndal, Terje. 2007. On the structure and development of nominal phrases in Norwegian. In Stark, Elisabeth; Elisabeth Leiss; and Werner Abraham (eds.) 2007.Nominal determination: Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 287–310.

Lohrmann, Susanne. 2008. On the Structure of the Scandinavian DP. Working Papers of the SFB 732 Incremental Specification in Context 01, 85–102. Lødrup, Helge. 2009. External and Internal Possessors with Body Part Nouns: The Case of Norwegian. SKY Journal of Linguistics 22, 221–250.

Riksem, Brita Ramsevik (to appear). Language mixing in American Norwegian noun phrases. Journal of Language Contact.

Roehrs, Dorian, and Christopher D. Sapp. 2004. Different word orders in the early North Germanic DP: The rise of the suffixal article.Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 16.290–301.

Stroh-Wollin, Ulla 2016. The emergence of definiteness marking in Scandinavian – new answers to old questions. Arkiv för Nordisk Filologi 131:129–170.

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