This mini-workshop on Negative Quantification is organized by the Romanistik Department of the University of Frankfurt, within the framework of our DFG project on Quantification in Old Italian.
The focus is on the diachronic development of negative markers and negative quantifiers in different languages, among which Old Italian and Latin.
This mini-workshop features presentations upon invitation only, but everybody is very welcome to attend, and participate to the discussion.
Some confirmed speakers are:
Karen De Clercq (University of Ghent)
Chiara Gianollo (University of Cologne)
Olga Kellert (University of Goettingen)
Karen De Clercq shall also give a talk at the Tuesday colloquium on May 31st 2016.
Campus Westend - Casino 1.802
10:00-10:45 Chiara Gianollo: 'The role of Focus in the Quantifier Cycle'
10:45-11:30 Karen De Clercq: 'The internal structure of quantifiers'
11:30-12:15 Olga Kellert: 'Changes in the negative polarity system'
12:15-13:00 Irene Franco & Cecilia Poletto: 'Optional Negative Concord with preverbal N-words'