On the occasion of Thom Westveer's PhD defense, a workshop will be held on the topic 'From syntactic structures to society-driven language change'.
Thom Westveer (Universiteit van Amsterdam) | Workshop introduction
Block 1: partitivity (moderator: Enoch O. Aboh)
Tabea Ihsane (University of Zurich / Université de Genève) | The L2 acquisition of the French pronoun en by L1 Speakers of German
Petra Sleeman (Universiteit van Amsterdam) | Partitive pronouns in intransitive contexts in Italian and Dutch
Block 2: gender (moderator: Enoch O. Aboh)
Giuliana Giusti (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) | Gender stereotypes in the translation of job terms from English and Spanish into Italian
Thom Westveer (Universiteit van Amsterdam) | How society shapes language: beyond feminisation?
Followed by a plenary discussion