prof. dr. Roberta D'Alessandro
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Syntax and Language Variation
Leerstoel van UiL-OTS
Benoemingsdatum 01-01-2017

Roberta D'Alessandro is professor of Syntax and Language Variation at the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (UiL-OTS), Department of Languages, Literature and Communication. She is affiliated to the research group Language Structure: Variation and Change. She is also PI in the ERC Project Microcontact: Language variation and change from the heritage Italian perspective.

Her research interests include syntactic variation, agreement, Italo-Romance dialectology, the syntax-phonology interface, syntactic change in contact, and language contact in migration contexts. 


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Wetenschappelijke expertises
syntax (generative framework)
language contact
syntax-phonology interface
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Alle publicaties
  2018 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (03-04-2018) Organiser Lorentz Center Workshop - Citizen Science Lab Leiden (03-04-2018 - 06-04-2018) Lorentz Center workshop "Citizen Science Lab", co-organzied with Nicoline van der Sijs and Hans Bennis
  2017 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (12-10-2017) Invited speaker University of Bucharest Seminar Bucharest (12-10-2017) 3. Magnetic grammar. When variation is built in the system
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (28-05-2017) Organiser 5th World Conference on Research Integrity Amsterdam (28-05-2017 - 31-05-2017)
D'Alessandro, Roberta & Pescarini, Diego (2017). Advances in Italo-Romance dialectology - Sketches of Italo-Romance Grammars. Brill.
D'Alessandro, Roberta, Iannàccaro, Gabriele, Passino, Diana & Thornton, Anna Maria (2017). Di tutti i colori - Studi linguistici per Maria Grossmann. Utrecht University.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (29-09-2017) Participant European Commission/INGSA: Science and Policy Making: towards a new dialogue Brussels (29-09-2016)
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (06-09-2017) Participant INGSA/JRC/SAS Summer School on Migration and Demographic Change Senec (06-09-2017 - 08-09-2017)
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (30-11-2017) Invited speaker Geographic Information Systems and Social Networks. Barcelona (30-11-2017) Interactive maps for linguistic data Crowdsourcing. Pros and Cons
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (26-09-2017) Participant JRC/European Commission annual conference, #EU4Facts. Brussels (26-09-2017)
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (05-10-2017) Invited speaker IRH-ICUB Lunchtime seminar Bucharest (05-10-2017) Language and Languages. On the importance of linguistic variation as a means to understand the human mind.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. & van Oostendorp, M. (23-11-2017). On the Diversity of Linguistic Data and the Integration of the Language Sciences. Frontiers in Psychology, 8.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (07-11-2017) Invited speaker World Science Forum 2017 Dead Sea (07-11-2017 - 11-11-2017) On Trust, Freedom, and Responsibility
D'Alessandro, Roberta & Migliori, Laura (2017). Sui possessivi (enclitici) nelle varietà italo-romanze meridionali non estreme. In Roberta D’Alessandro, Gabriele Iannàccaro, Diana Passino & Anna M. Thornton (Eds.), Di tutti i colori - Studi linguistici per Maria Grossmann (pp. 55-71). Utrecht University.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (21-06-2017) Invited speaker Generative Syntax. Questions, Crossroads and Challenges Barcelona (21-06-2017 - 23-06-2017) The achievements of Generative Grammar. A time chart (and some considerations).
D'Alessandro, Roberta, Franco, Irene & Gallego, Ángel (2017). The verbal domain. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (01-10-2017) Visiting researcher University of Bucharest ICUB-Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, Visiting Professorship
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (10-11-2017) Invited speaker Biolinguistics Conference on Interface Asymmetries New York (10-11-2017 - 12-11-2017) When variation is built in the system
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (09-06-2017) Organiser Workshop on Variation and Universals in Language Crecchio (09-06-2017 - 11-06-2017) Organization of international workshop
  2017 - Vakpublicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (2017). Academic freedom: challenges, threats, emerging issues. Akademie im Dialog Verlag der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (2017). Microcontact. Horizon 2020 projects. Portal (13).
  2017 - Populariserende publicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (2017). Come si mescolano le lingue? Gli effetti del contatto linguistico. In Francesca Masini & Nicola Grandi (Eds.), Tutto ciò che hai sempre voluto sapere sul linguaggio e sulle lingue (pp. 85-89). Caissa Italia Editore.
  2016 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, Roberta & van Oostendorp, Marc (2016). Abruzzese metaphony and the |A| eater. In Francesc Torres-Tamarit, Kathrnin Linke & Marc van Oostendorp (Eds.), Approaches to metaphony in the languages of Italy (pp. 349-368). Berlin/Boston: Mouton de Gruyter.
D'Alessandro, Roberta & Pescarini, Diego (2016). Agreement restrictions and agreement oddities in Romance. In Susann Fischer & Christoph Gabriel (Eds.), Manual of Grammatical interfaces in Romance (pp. 267-294). Mouton de Gruyter.
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (05-04-2016) Advisor Emerging issues for the attention of policy makers New York (05-04-2016 - 06-04-2016)
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (2016) Member International Council for Science (ICSU) (External organisation) Member of the Committee for Freedom and Responsibility in the Conduct of Science
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (05-10-2016) Invited speaker Twelfth Meeting of the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies Panama City (05-10-2016 - 09-10-2016) On Freedom of movement and research
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (18-04-2016) Invited speaker ALLEA General Assembly 2016 Vienna (18-04-2016) The Freedom of Scientific Research in the Face of Political and Societal Demands
D'Alessandro, Roberta & van Oostendorp, Marc (2016). When imperfections are perfect - Prosody, phi-features and deixis in central and southern Italian vocatives. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory - Selected papers from 'Going Romance' 28, Lisbon (pp. 61-82). Johns Benjamins Publishing Company.
  2015 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, Roberta & Scheer, Tobias (2015). Modular PIC. Linguistic Inquiry, 46 (4).
D'Alessandro, Roberta (2015). Null subject. Contemporary Linguistic Parameters Bloomsbury Academics.
  2014 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (01-01-2014 01-01-2018) Member GLOW (External organisation) GLOW board member
  2013 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (01-04-2013 01-03-2015) Member De Jonge Akademie (External organisation) DJA International officer - board member
  2010 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, Roberta, Ledgeway, Adam & Roberts, Ian G (2010). Syntactic variation - the dialects of Italy. (351 p.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
  2008 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, Roberta, Fischer, Susann & Hrafnbjargarson, Gunnar Hrafn (2008). Agreement restrictions. (325 p.). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
D'Alessandro, Roberta (2008). Impersonal "si" Constructions - Agreement and Interpretation. (253 p.). Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
  1800 - Wetenschappelijke publicaties
D'Alessandro, R.A.G. (1800) Member Global Young Academy (External organisation) member of the GYA
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Project website:

Microcontact. Language variation and change from the Italian heritage perspective
01-01-2017 tot 31-12-2021
Algemene projectbeschrijving 

Microcontact. Language Variation and Change from the Italian heritage perspective is an ERC-funded research project that aims to understand language change from a syntactic microvariational perspective, by observing core syntactic aspects of Romance languages in contact.

The project website is here.

Rol: Promotor & onderzoeksleider & uitvoerder Financiering
3e geldstroom - EU: ERC Consolidator Grant

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Op dit moment verzorgt prof. dr. Roberta D'Alessandro de volgende cursus(sen):
HHP1V17001 Honours Terreinverkenning V H1 7,5
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  • Editor-in-chief of the Brill series Grammars and Sketches of the World's Languages - Romance 
  • Co-editor of the syntax monograph series Open Generative Syntax
  • External member of the Centre de Lingüística Teòrica of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Member of the Committee for the Freedom and Responsibility in the Conduct of Science of the International Council for Science (ICSU)
  • Member of the Global Young Academy
  • Member of the KNAW committee Talen in Nederland
  • Member of the Commissie Herziening Gedragscode Wetenschapsbeoefening/Committee for Code of Conduct of Research in the Netherlands
  • Member of the KNAW Committee for Freedom in Research (Commissie voor de Vrijheid van Wetenschapsbeoefening CVW)
  • Member of the KNAW Council for the Humanities (Raad voor Geesteswetenschappen, RGW)


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