44° Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (Roma Tre, 1-3 marzo 2018)


We are glad to announce that the 44th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG, Generative Grammar Meeting) will be held in Rome (Università degli Studi Roma Tre) on March 1-3, 2018.

The IGG represents the most important Italian venue for discussions on every aspect of generative grammar and formal linguistics.

The conference will deal with any topic in generative grammar and the formal study of language, including linguistic submodules and their interfaces, language acquisition and psycholinguistics.

The conference will host oral presentations and poster sessions.

The official language is English.


Università Roma Tre

Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Straniere

Via Valco di San Paolo, 19

Sala Ignazio Ambrogio, 2° floor (on Thursday morning, March 1)

and Aula Magna

Via Ostiense 234

00146 – Rome, Italy

For more information follow this link.


A list of recommended hotels in the neighborhood (with relevant links) can be found here.


The IGG44 Conference will host the Workshop on Existential Constructions (WEC-SIR), part of the SIR 2014 Project on Comparing Nominal Predication at the Interfaces: a cross-linguistic study (PI:Francesca Ramaglia; project code:RBSI140Q5F).

The WEC-SIR will take place on March 2nd (morning session).

For more information follow this link.


The IGG participation is open and free. However, we would kindly ask the attendees to register both to the workshop and to the social dinner by filling this simple Registration Form.
Please register before January 20th, 2018


Main Session

▪     Adriana Belletti (Université de Genève – Università di Siena)

▪     Guglielmo Cinque (Università ‘Ca’ Foscari’ Venezia)

▪     Timothy Stowell (UCLA University)


▪     Richard Kayne (New York University)

▪     Louise McNally (Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)


As in previous editions of IGG, the “Fondazione Marica De Vincenzi Onlus” will offer an award of € 500 to the best paper by an Italian researcher without a tenure-track position (e.g. a doctoral or post-doctoral studentship, or a non-permanent research contract) selected for IGG.

Candidates for the award must be of Italian nationality but can reside anywhere, and must be first authors of a paper accepted and presented at IGG44.

All interested parties meeting the requirements must specify their intention to compete for the award when submitting their abstract and provide (through EasyChair) an additional text describing their research (maximum 2 pages, same format as the IGG abstract).

The selected candidate will be announced at IGG44.


Further info at http://lingueletteratureculturestraniere.uniroma3.it/bacheca/igg-2018/.