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Date: Wed, 01 Sep 1999 01:26:20 +0200
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Subject: GALA' 99 , PROGRAM in Potsdam


 GALA' 99
Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 1999
 University of Potsdam, Germany
 September 10-12, 1999

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM
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Friday 10th September

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GALA '99 Registration:
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8am - 2pm in the foyer of Building 8.
This is the building where all plenary and poster sessions take place.
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9.30-10.00: Welcoming Remarks
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10.00-11.00: Plenary Session
Stephen Crain:
Rethinking the Continuity Hypothesis
(Building 8: Auditorium Maximum)
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11.00-11.30: Coffee Break
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

11.30-12.00
Bart Hollebrandse:
Temporal dependencies: complement and relative clauses compared

12.00-12.30
Gennaro Chierchia, Maria Teresa Guasti & Andrea Gualmini:
Early omission of articles and the syntax/semantics map
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

11.30-12.00
Rosalind Thornton:
VP ellipsis: infinitives not an option

12.00-12.30
Petra Gretsch:
Are wh-elements really optional in early question acquisition? The case
of
wh-drop against focal ellipsis
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12.30-2.00: Lunch /Poster Session I (Building 8: Foyer)
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

2.00-2.30
Zvi Penner, Karin Wymann & Petra Schulz
Specific language impairments revisited: Parallelism vs. deviance

2.30-3.00
Spyridoula Varlokosta:
Asymmetries in the acquisition of pronominal reference in normal and SLI

children

3.00-3.30
Christer Platzack:
The vulnerable C-domain
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

2.00-2.30
David LeBlanc:
'Parameter setting' and the minimalist program

2.30-3.00
Susan M. Powers:
Pre-functional merge structures

3.00-3.30
William Snyder, Thomas Roeper, Kazuko Hiramatsu, Stephanie Tyburski &
Matthew Saccoman:
Language acquisition in a minimalist framework: Root compounds, merger,
and
the syntax-morphology interface
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3.30-4.00: Coffee Break
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

4.00-4.30
Linda Escobar & Anna Gavarro:
The acquisition of Catalan clitics and its implications for complex verb

structure

4.30-5.00
Mireia Llinas-Grau, William Snyder, Eva Bar-Shalom & Merce Coll-Alfonso:

Telicity, word order, and tense in early Russian and Catalan
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

4.00-4.30
Peter Coopmans & Sergey Avrutin:
A syntax-discourse perspective on the acquisition of reflexives in Dutch

4.30-5.00
Aafke Hulk & Natascha M�ller:
Crosslinguistic influence at the interface between syntax and pragmatics

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5.00-6.00: Plenary Session
Celia Jacubowitz:
Functional Categories in (Ab)normal Language Acquisition
(Building 8: Auditorium Maximum)
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Saturday 11th September

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 9.00-10.00: Plenary Session
Virginia Valian:
Input, Innateness, and Learning
(Building 8: Auditorium Maximum)
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10.00-10.30: Coffee Break
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

10.30-11.00
Barbara H�hle, J�rgen Weissenborn, Anja Ischebeck & Michaela Schmitz:
Prosodic bootstrapping into language specific word order

11.00-11.30
Elizabeth K. Johnson & Peter W. Jusczyk:
When speech cues count more than statistics

11.30-12.00
Joao Costa & M. Joao Freitas:
On the representation of nasal vowels: Evidence from Portuguese
children's
data
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

10.30-11.00
Jeannette C. Schaeffer & Lisa Matthewson:
On determiner choice in English child language and St'at'imcets

11.00-11.30
Misha Becker:
The acquisition of copulas

11.30-12.00
Lynn Santelmann:
The acquisition of determiners in child Swedish: Interactions in
prosodic
and syntactic constraints
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Session :C Building 8, Room 0.58

10.30-11.00
Unyierie Angela Idem:
Place of articulation as a variability factor in interlanguage phonology

11.00-11.30
Joe Pater, Masahiko Komatsu & Wolf Wikeley:
The perceptual acquisition of Thai phonology by English speakers:
Evidence
for underspecification of predictable features?

11.30-12.00
Eunjin Oh:
Second-language acquisition of degree of CV coarticulation
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12.00- 2.00: Lunch /Poster Session II (Building 8: Foyer)
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

2.00-2.30
Janet Grijzenhout & Sandra Joppen :
The lack of onsets in German child phonology

2.30-3.00
Ioanna Kappa:
Consonant harmony in phonological development

3.00-3.30
Sophie Wauquier-Gravelines
Acquisition of floating segments in a constraint-based phonology : the
case
of liaison in French
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

2.00-2.30
Cathy Fragman:
The spontaneous production of relative clauses in two French children

2.30-3.00
Adriana A. Alvarez:
Acquisition of Spanish causative constructions

3.00-3.30
Theodore Marinis :
Acquiring the possessive construction in modern Greek
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Session :C Building 8, Room 0.58

2.00-2.30
Adrianna Belletti &
Cornelia Hamann
Ca on fait pas! On the L2-acquisition of French by two young children
with
different source languages

2.30-3.00
Julia Herschensohn:
The accidental infinitive: Missing inflection in L2 French

3.00-3.30
Antonella Sorace:
On the "primacy of strong pronouns": selective optionality in L2
ultimate
attainment and L1 attrition
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3.30-4.00: Coffee Break
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4.00-5.00: Plenary Session
J�rgen Meisel:
On the Possibility of Becoming a Monolingual but Competent Speaker
(Building 8: Auditorium Maximum)
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6.00
Dinner on board MS Cecilienhof
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Sunday 12th September

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9.00-10.00: Plenary Session
Roberta Golinkoff
Breaking the Language Barrier:
How Babies Do It and Scientists Study It
(Building 8: Auditorium Maximum)
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10.00-10.30: Coffee Break
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

10.30-11.00
Katharina K�hler:
Topicalization in root infinitives

11.00-11.30
Inge Lasser:
The notion of "grammaticality" in language acquisition theory

11.30-12.00
Nina Hyams:
The aspectual nature of root non-finite clauses in child language
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

10.30-11.00
Irene Kraemer:
An interface approach to the comprehension of specific indefinites

11.00-11.30
Julien Musolino & Stephen Crain:
Not just any learnability problem

11.30-12.00
Wenda Bergsma:
Children's interpretation of Dutch sentences with the focus particle
'alleen'
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12.00-12.30: Snack
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Session A: Building 9, Room 1.05

12.30-1.00
Ute Bohnacker:
Root infinitives in bilingual Icelandic-English

1.00-1.30
Vaijayanthi Sarma:
Case and agreement: The issue of non-finite sentences in acquisition
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Session B: Building 9, Room 1.14

12.30-1.00
Maaike Verrips:
What do children know about implicit arguments?

1.00-1.30
Carla Soares:
The Acquisition of D, AGRs, T and C: additional evidence
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1.30-2.30: Plenary Session
Thomas Roeper
How Acquisition Theory Refines Minimalism
(Building 8: Auditorium Maximum)
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Alternate Papers
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Bernadette Plunkett:
Null topics and Wh-interrogatives in Child French

Lucienne Rasetti:
Some notes on the interpretive properties of null subjects in early
French

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Poster Session I: Friday, 10th September, 12.30 - 2.00
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Sergio Baauw
The acquisition of pronominal coreference in Spanish: The clitic-full
pronoun distinction and the role of clitic doubling

Heiner Drenhaus
Acquiring ditransitive verbs in German: Animacy, accusative pronouns,
dative DPs and in scrambled DPs

Elma Blom
On the meaning of root infinitives in child and adult Dutch

Tania Ionin & Ken Wexler
Verbal inflection differences in Child L1 and L2 acquisition of English

Masja Kempen, Steven Gillis & Frank Wijnen
Explaining root infinitives in Dutch child language: Intake = output. A
computer simulation study

Evelien Krikhaar & Marijin van Dijk
Quantitative and qualitative dynamics of language development:
Prepositions

Irene Kraemer
Scope of VP operators and scrambling: Late acquisition

Julien Musolino
Delayed knowledge and the syntax-semantics interface

Montserrat Pericot
Evidence against transfer in bilingual first language acquisition: The
acquisition of adjective-noun/noun-adjective sequences
by bilingual Spanish-English and Catalan-English children

Christiane Schelletter, Indra Sinka & Michael Garman
Case marking and agreement: Bilingual evidence from English, German and
Latvian

Arhonto Terzi & Kakia Petinou
Clitic (mis)placement in delayed language

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Poster Session II: Saturday, 11th September, 12.00 - 2.00
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Mamiko Akita
The timing of articulatory gestures in L2 learners of English

Larisa Avram
Clitic omission in child language and multiple spell-out

Ute Bohnacker
Early syntactic language differentiation in a successively bilingual
child


Helen Goodluck & Arhonto Terzi
PRO-gating contexts and child and adult comprehension

Cornelia Hamann
The acquisition of French WH revisited

Sharon Peperkamp & Emmanuel Dupoux
Prelexical phonological acquisition

Koji Sugisaki
LF Wh-movement in child Japanese

Rosalind Thornton
No lack of focus before two

Anastasia Maggana
Word order patterns on interlanguage: similarities and differences among
L2
learners of modern Greek Marlies van der Velde,

Cecilia Jacubowitz & Catherine Rigaut
The acquisition of nominative and object clitics by two French-speaking
children

Yang Xiaolu
Semantic subsets principle in L1 acquisition of restrictive focus in
Chinese

Roumyana Slabakova
Are complex predicates and N-N compounds part of the same parameter?

Spyridoula Varlokosta
Clause structure and functional categories in child L2 acquisition:
Evidence from modern Greek

Mariko Kondo
Evidence of stress foot in English speaker's Japanese

Petra Schulz, Karin Wymann & Zvi Penner
The acquisition of endstate-oriented verbs in normally developing and
SLI
children in German - manner or endstate bias?

Katerina Zombolou
(L1)The acquisition of passive voice in Greek. Its empirical research
with
the experimental method of elicited production

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