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Confs: ADJUNCTS '99 in Oslo

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Message 1: Confs: ADJUNCTS '99

Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 11:15:10 +0100
From: Claudia Maienborn <c.maienbornrz.hu-berlin.de>
Subject: Confs: ADJUNCTS '99

Conference Announcement:


APPROACHING THE GRAMMAR OF ADJUNCTS

SEPTEMBER 22-25, 1999
OSLO


PLACE:
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Drammensveien 78, 0271 Oslo


ORGANIZERS:
Cathrine Fabricius-Hansen, University of Oslo
Ewald Lang, Humboldt University Berlin
Claudia Maienborn, Humboldt University Berlin


PROGRAM

Wednesday, September 22:

09.00	WELCOMING (Cathrine Fabricius-Hansen)

ARGUMENT/ADJUNCT DISTINCTION
09.30 David Dowty: The Adjunct/Argument Distinction 
 in a Dynamic Categorial Grammar

10.30 Manfred Bierwisch: Internal Adverbials: Arguments 
 or Modifiers?

11.30 COFFEE BREAK

11.45 Susan Rothstein: Secondary Predication and Aspect

12.45 LUNCH BREAK

JUSTIFYING SYNTACTIC POSITIONS OF ADJUNCTS
14.00 Hubert Haider: Adverb placement - convergence 
 of structure and licensing

15.00 Werner Frey: Some remarks on the positions 
 of adjuncts in German, English and French

16.00 COFFEE BREAK

16.30 Inger Rosengren: Rethinking the Adjunct

17.30 DISCUSSION
 -
18.30


Thursday, September 23:

EVENT-RELATED VS. PROPOSITION-RELATED MODIFIERS
09.00 Thomas Ernst: Semantic Features and the 
 Distribution of Adverbs

10.00 Marina Filipenko: Adverbials with Floating and 
 Fixed Semantic Scope

10.30 Claudia Maienborn: Frame-Setting Modifiers and 
 the Syntax/Semantics Interface

11.30 COFFEE BREAK

11.45 Graham Katz: Accounting for the stative adverb gap

12.45 LUNCH BREAK

14.00 Adam Wyner: A Discourse Analysis for Locative PPs

15.00 Assinja Demijanow & Anatoli Strigin: Real Adjuncts 
 - in Instrumental in Russian
16.00


Friday, September 24:

APPROACHES TO MODIFICATIONAL FLEXIBILITY
09.00 Barbara Partee & Vladimir Borschev: Possessives, 
 Relational Nouns, and the Argument-Modifier Distinction

10.00 Helmut Frosch: German 'Attributive' Genitives as Adjuncts

11.00 COFFEE BREAK

11.15 Johannes Doelling: Flexibility in Adverbial Modification: 
 A General Approach

12.15 LUNCH BREAK

13.30 Ilse Zimmermann: German participle II constructions as adjuncts

14.30 Bergljot Behrens: Does restrictive vs. non-restrictive 
 modification as primarily known from the nominal shell have
 a counterpart within the verbal domain? Evidence from 
 ING-participial adjuncts

15.30 COFFEE BREAK

16.00 Joachim Ballweg: Adverbial Modification in NPs

17.00 DISCUSSION
 -
18.00


Saturday, September 25:

SYNTACTICALLY VS. PRAGMATICALLY DRIVEN 
INTERPRETATION: "WIEDER" (AGAIN) AND "FAST" (ALMOST)
09.00 Karin Pittner: Position and interpretation of adjuncts: 
 process, event and "wieder/again"

10.00 Reinhard Blutner & Gerhard Jaeger: Competition and 
 interpretation: The German adverbs of repetition

11.00 COFFEE BREAK

11.15 Arnim von Stechow: "Fast" (Almost) and the Visibility 
 Parameter for D-Adverbs

12.15 DISCUSSION

13.00 LUNCH BREAK

13.30 GENERAL DISCUSSION:
 - Approaching the Grammar of Adjuncts - 
15.00 Quandaries and Prospects (Ewald Lang)

19.00 BANQUET

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Kari Fonnes
conference-adjunctsgerman.uio.no
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