218. Selected Topics in Historical Romance Linguistics
Sunday, 4 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 204, Hynes
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Comparative Romance Linguistics
Presiding: Andrei Barashkov, Middlebury Coll.
1. "When Synchrony Meets Diachrony: The Evolutionary Pathways of the Palatal Lateral Consonant in Spanish and Portuguese," Andre Zampaulo, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
2. "A Grammaticalization Analysis of Romance Subordinating Conjunctions," Melissa Murphy, Univ. of Texas, Austin
3. "The Grammaticalization of (Proto-)Romance Prepositional Infinitives and Modal Verbs: A Typological Comparison with English Modal Verbs and To Infinitives," Keith Tse, Univ. of Manchester
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