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FYI: Cognitive Analysis, Morphology Mayfest

Author: Liliana Albertazzi

FYI Body: BISCA-99

BOLZANO, 6-10 September 1999


D. ALAN CRUSE, Word-meanings and Concepts: Some Problems

GEORGE LAKOFF, Philosophy in the Flesh

RON LANGACKER, Directions of Research in Conceptual Semantics and Cognitive

LEN TALMY, Relating Language to Other Cognitive Systems

General information:

1. Attendance to the school will be limited to about 30 participants.
2. A hotel list will be sent upon notification of acceptance. Hotel
costs in Bolzano range between 70,000 and 250,000 Italian Liras per
day, full board.
3. Each speaker will give 4 lectures, with ample time for discussion.
4. All lectures will be in English.
5. The lectures will be given at Castel Maretsch, downtown, starting
September 6, at 9 a.m.
6. A small number of boursaries are available to qualified students to
meet the costs of participation.

People wishing to participate should write to Liliana Albertazzi,
Department of Sociology and Social Research, 26 Verdi st., 38100 Trento,
Italy (call: (++39) 461 881 403; fax: (++39) 461 881 348), or send an
e-mail message to: liliana.albertazzi@soc.unitn.i
For information on the initiatives of the Istituto Mitteleuropeo di Cultura
Mitteleurop\228isches Kulturinstitut see

BISCA's board of directors includes: L. Albertazzi (Trento), R. Langacker
(La Jolla), J. Petitot (Paris), R. Poli (Trento) and L. Talmy (Buffalo)

Liliana Albertazzi
Department of Sociology and Social Research
26, Verdi stree
38100 Trento -- Italy
Tel. ++39-461-881-403
Fax: ++39-461-881-348
e-mail: liliana.albertazzi@soc.unitn.i
Axiomathes: http://www.soc.unitn.it/dsrs/Axiomathes/Axiomathes.htm
IMC: http://www.soc.unitn.it/dsrs/IMC/IMC.htm

Maryland Morphology Mayfest
May 19-21
Maryland Room,
Marie Mount Hall

SCHEDULE (revised)


9:00 registration
coffee, breakfas

9:45 Opening remarks

10:00 - 11:00 Mark Baker (Rutgers University)
"New Reflections of Syntax in Morphology:
Varieties of Applicatives"

11:00 - 12:00 Stephen Anderson (Yale University)

12:00 - 1:30 lunch break

1:30 - 2:30 Ellen Woolford (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
"Ergative Agreement Systems"

2:30 - 3:30 Michael Ullman (Georgetown University)
"Psychological and Neural Bases of Morphology"

3:30 - 4:00 coffee break

4:00 - 5:00 Luigi Burzio (Johns Hopkins University)
"Surface-to-Surface Morphology: When Your Representations
Turn into Constraints"


9:30 Coffee, breakfas

10:00 - 11:00 Mark Aronoff (SUNY Stonybrook)
"Universal and Particular Aspects of Sign Language

11:00 - 12:00 Rolf Noyer (University of Pennsylvania)
"Species of Gaps"

Marie Mount Hall, Rm. 1108B

Laura Benua (University of Maryland)
"Javanese Ablaut"

Lisa Davidson (Johns Hopkins University)
"Correspondence Relations in Verbal Paradigms: Evidence
from the Second Conjugation of Catalan"

Matt Goldrick (Johns Hopkins University)
"The <Covert> Unity of Over- and Underapplication
in German"

Kleanthes K. Grohmann (University of Maryland)
"A Modal Morpheme: The Case of Infinitival Exclamatives"

Julien Musolino (University of Pennsylvania)
"How Morphology Can Help Children Get Their Semantics

Caro Struijke (University of Maryland)
"Multiple Correspondence and the Absence of Optionality
in Reduplication"

FRIDAY, May 21

9:30 coffee, breakfas

10:00 - 11:00 Alec Marantz (MIT)
"Derivational Morphology in an Anti-Lexicalist Grammar"

11:00 - 12:00 Geraldine Legendre (Johns Hopkins University)
"On the Status and Positioning of Clausal Clitics:
Evidence from Romanian and Other Balkan Languages"

12:00 - 2:00 lunch break

2:00 - 3:00 Jonathan Bobaljik (McGill University)
"The Ins and Outs of Contextual Allomorphy"

3:00 - 4:00 Alana Johns (University of Toronto)
"Movement and Languages with Complex Morphology"


Registration fees are $10, to be paid at the conference site.
Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Please email to Caro Struijke
(cstruyke@wam.umd.edu), stating your name and affiliation.

MORE INFORMATION (schedule, directions, accomodation, etc.):


Laura Benua (lbenua@deans.umd.edu)
Caro Struijke (cstruyke@wam.umd.edu)

voicemail: 301-405-4930
snailmail: Mayfest '99
Department of Linguistics
1401 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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