COMPARATIVE SYNTAX 2 MOD. 2

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
COMPARATIVE SYNTAX 2 MOD. 2
Course code
LM5470 (AF:263437 AR:135581)
Modality
ECTS credits
6 out of 12 of COMPARATIVE SYNTAX 2
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
L-LIN/01
Period
1st Semester
Course year
1
Consolidate knowledge of advanced syntax. Inforce the capacity to formulate a hypothesis, to read current literature crically, collect data in support of a hypothesis, present an original proposal in written form.
Knowledge of formal syntax in particular in the minimalist framework
1. Feature sharing phenomena in Nominal Expressions and clauses
a. Agreement: possessors as subjects of the nominal expression
b. Concord: adjectives and nominal feature sharing
c. Projection: nominal features in bundled vs scattered heads

2. On the different nature of determiners
a. quantifiers
b. demonstratives
c. possessors
d. person pronouns
e. proper names
Giusti, G. 2015 Nominal Syntax at the Interfaces. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Newcastle upon Tyne, http://www.cambridgescholars.com/nominal-syntax-at-the-interfaces
other papers mentioned during the course, to be chosen personally by each student
written
Written paper (10 pages) on an original topic, to be written under the supervision of the instructor.
Class lectures, collaborative workshop, virtual classroom http://lingue.cmm.unive.it/course/view.php?id=97
English
  • University credits of sustainability: 1
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • Use of virtual forum, blog or wiki
  • E-learning, moodle platforms
Last update of the programme: 20/09/2017