The 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages was held in April 17-19, 2013 at the City University of New York. Professors Maria Luisa Zubizarreta and Mario Saltarelli (Dpt of Spanish and Portuguese) attended this conference and gave the following talks:
Stages of grammaticalization of the assertion structure in Spanish varieties (Maria Luisa Zubizarreta)
Marsican Deixis and the Indexical Nature of Syntax (Mario Saltarelli)
Congratulations to both of them!