M.Phil. Éva Dékány
Thursday 10 May 2012
At the auditorium E-0101, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, University of Tromsø
10.15 - 11.00 Trial lecture: "Approaches to head movement"
Please address the issue of (dis)placement of heads and the theoretical approaches to it taken in the generative literature, including the nanosyntactic approach in terms of "spanning" exploited in the thesis, but in addition to this also Ian Roberts' "defective goal" approach (and any others you think are relevant), and a broader discussion of the pros and cons of the traditional analysis in terms of physical displacement.
11.15 The doctoral defense (disputation)
Éva will defend her doctoral thesis entitled: «A profile of the Hungarian DP. The interaction of lexicalization, agreement and linearization with the functional sequence»
First opponent: Professor Marcel den Dikken, City University of New York, USA
Second opponent: Associate Professor Genoveva Puskas, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Administrator of the committee's work: Professor Peter Svenonius, CASTL, University of Tromsø