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Existential constructions:
An investigation into the Italo-Romance dialects

News and events

Manchester Symposium on Existentials, 28-29 June 2012

Invited Talk

Silvio Cruschina (keynote speaker)
Italian Dialect Meeting, Universiteit Leiden, 24-26 May 2012

Conference Papers

Workshop: Definiteness Effects, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, 6–9 March 2012
   Delia Bentley: Definiteness effects: a crosslinguistic perspective
   Silvio Cruschina: Definiteness effects: Locative and existential constructions


Silvio Cruschina
Existential constructions and the dialects of Italy
23 February 2012, 5:00 pm
University of Oxford - Taylorian Institution

Project Launch

The official launch of the project will take place on 6th April 2011 at the University Place, room 3.204, at 4pm. The event will include a presentation of the project by its members and two talks by the following invited speakers: Professor Mair Parry (University of Bristol) and Professor Nigel Vincent (University of Manchester). The talks will be followed by a drink reception. All are welcome!

Invited Talk

Francesco Maria Ciconte
Existential Constructions: From early Italo-Romance to Modern Italian.
30 November 2010, at 4.15
University of Manchester - Stephen Joseph Studio (room 1.2)

The starting date of the project is 1 November 2010.