Princeton Symposium on Syntactic Theory 2020

PSST 2020 and PΦF 2020 have been cancelled, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
They have been rescheduled with the same themes and speakers for March 19-20, 2021.

The 3rd Princeton Symposium on Syntactic Theory (PSST 2020) will be held on April 10th and 11th, 2020.
PSST 2020 will run parallel with PΦF 2020.

Click here for the location and a map.

The theme for this meeting of PSST is “Typology and Variation”. This workshop will feature talks that take up syntactic data (or data at the interfaces with syntax) beyond a single language, dialect, and/or individual speaker, in order to inform everything from analyses of a single language to holistic models of the grammar.


On Friday April 10, the workshop will run from 1:30pm to 6pm, and on Saturday April 11, 9:30am to 5pm.

Saturday evening, all attendees are invited to join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres, following the workshop.

PSST 2020 Speakers

(listed alphabetically)

Byron Ahn (Princeton University)
Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt University)
Mark Baker (Rutgers University)
Rajesh Bhatt (UMass Amherst)
Bronwyn Bjorkman (Queen’s University)
Laura Kalin (Princeton University)
Jason Merchant (University of Chicago)
Line Mikkelsen (UC Berkeley)
Neil Myler (Boston University)
Becky Tollan (University of Delaware)
Maziar Toosarvandani (UC Santa Cruz)
Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria (University of the Basque Country)
Susi Wurmbrand (University of Vienna; Harvard University)


Registration is free! We ask those planning to attend to register by March 20, 2020 at the link below.

Registration Form

Contact Information

PSST email address: [our 4-letter acronym]

Organizers: Byron Ahn and Laura Kalin

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