Berit was invited to give a seminar talk in Leipzig on December 16, so she presented the joint work with Elena on Catalan bon ‘good’ as an evaluative intensifier (in examples of the sort a good while). Afterwards she and some of her Leipzig colleagues had a BON amount of Glühwein at the christmas market. Happy holidays everyone!
Berit and Olga Borik are organising a workshop as part of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) in Zürich, September 10-13, 2017 (pending acceptance). The theme of the workshop is Participles: Form, Use, Meaning (PartFUM). Submit your abstracts by November 20, 2016!
Berit is co-organising the 18th Szklarska Poreba Workshop, to be held March 2-6, 2017 on top of Polish/Czech mountains. The main themes of this year’s convention are The role of context and reasoning in communication and Logic and natural data and the invited speakers are Gemma Boleda, Katja Jasinskaja, Salvador Mascarenhas, and Eric McCready. Submit your abstracts by December 10, 2016!
On September 30 / October 1 Berit participated in the HSE Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop, held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. She presented joint work with Olga Borik (UAB) on Imperfective past passive participles in Russian.
On June 22-24, 2016 Berit participated in the conference Definiteness across languages, held at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and El Colegio de México in Mexico City. She presented a poster on Definite event kind participants in adjectival participles.