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  1. Boeckx, ESCOL 99 Program

Message 1: ESCOL 99 Program

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 07:40:24 -0400 (EDT)
From: Boeckx <>
Subject: ESCOL 99 Program

The Eastern States Conference on Linguistics (ESCOL) 99 will be held at
the University of Connecticut at Storrs, November 19-21. All talks will
be held at the T. J. Dodd Research Center.
Relevant information for travel/accommodation can be found at:


 FRIDAY, November 19, 1999

8:45-9:00: Opening Remarks 

9:00-9:30: Davies, William (University of Iowa) and Stanley Dubinsky
(University of South-Carolina) 
"Functional structure and a parametrized account of subject properties" 

9:30-10:00: Choi, Young-Sik (University of Southern California) 
"Syntactic cliticization for negation" 

10:00-10:30: Fumikazu, Niinuma (University of Connecticut) 
"Nominative objects and overt A-movement in Japanese" 
10:30-10:45: BREAK 
10:45-11:15: Matsuoka, Kazumi (University of Memphis) 
"The lexical verb sandwich in American Sign Language and licensing a
hybrid feature" 

11:15-11:45: Cowart, Wayne (University of Maine) 
"Memory for coordination" 

11:45-12:15: Smith, Jennifer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) 
"Positional faithfulness and learnability in Optimality Theory" 
12:15-1:45: LUNCH 
1:45-2:15: Kim, Sun-Hon (University of Delaware) 
"Tone, prominence, and simplified footing" 

2:15-2:45: Harrikari, Heli (University of Helsinki) 
"The minimal word and augmentation in Finnish" 

2:45-3:15: Lambova, Mariana (University of Connecticut) 
"Bulgarian liquid metathesis: rules and constraints" 
3:15-3:30: BREAK 
3:30-3:4:00: Hsin, Tien-Hsin (University of Connecticut) 
"Rhythmic vowel deletion in Tsou" 

4:00-4:30: Park, Miae (University of Wisconsin) 
"Evidence for derivations: a case for cyclicity and a case of opacity in

4:30-5:00: Chung, Chin Wan (Indiana University) 
"Doing reduplication without template-like constraints" 
5:00-5:15: BREAK 
5:15-5:45: Raimy, Eric (University of Delaware/Swarthmore Colege) 
"Deconstructing prosodic morphology" 

5:45-6:45: Invited Speaker: 
Morris Halle (MIT): TBA 
 SATURDAY, November 20, 1999

9:00-9:30: Yanagida, Yuko (Kochi University) 
"The ECP effects without the ECP in Japanese" 

9:30-10:00: Takahashi, Chioko (Yale University) 
"Demarcating the left edge of VP in Japanese" 

10:00-10:30: Hoshi, Hidehito (UC Irvine) 
"The phrase structure of Japanese and 'scrambling'" 
10:30-10:45: BREAK 
10:45-11:15: Harada, Naomi (UC Irvine) 
"A parametric approach to intransitive verbs" 

11:15-11:45: Yatsushiro, Kazuko (University of Tuebingen) 
"Secondary predicates in Japanese revisited" 

11:45-12:15: Den Dikken, Marcel (New York University) 
"Plurisingulars, pronouns, and quirky agreement" 
12:15-1:45: LUNCH 
2:45-2:15: Gyuris, Beata (Budapest University) 
"The interpretation of adverbial quantifiers in contrastive topic in

2:15-2:45: Brisson, Christine (Rutgers University) 
"Floating quantifiers as adverbs" 

2:45-3:15: Yang, Rong (Rutgers University) 
"Indefinite readings of preverbal NPs in Chinese" 
3:15-3:30: BREAK 
3:30-4:00: Sauerland, Uli (University of Tuebingen) 
"Relativized minimality with quantifier raising" 

4:00-4:30: Stateva, Penka (University of Connecticut) 
"Superlative plurals and negative superlatives: two arguments for a
"movement" theory" 

4:30-5:00: Ippolito, Michela (MIT) 
"The syntax of temporal subordinate clauses" 
5:00-5:15: BREAK 
5:15-5:45: Han, Na-Rae (University of Pennsylvania) 
"Semantic analysis of Korean wh-words and questions" 

5:45-6:45: Invited Speaker: 
Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst): TBA 
 SUNDAY, November 21, 1999

9:00-9:30: Franks, Steven, and Don Reindl (Indiana University) 
"How metrics usually wins" 

9:30-10:00: Bejar, Susan, and Daniel Currie Hall (University of Toronto) 
"Marking markedness: the underlying order of diagonal syncretisms" 
10:00-10:15: BREAK 
10:15-10:45: Eskenazi, Victor (University of Washington) 
"Licensing complements of N without inherent Case" 

10:45-11:15: Toribio, Almeida Jacqueline (Pennsylvania State University) 
"Positional licensing of subjects" 

11:15-12:15: Invited Speaker: 
Esther Torrego (University of Massachusetts, Boston): TBA 
Concluding Remarks

Pre-Register before October 20, 1999: Student: US$25 Faculty: US$35 
(On-Site Registration: Student: US$30 Faculty: US$40)
For preregistration, please download the form at the conference's website.
Please fill out the form and mail it to the following address along with
your payment: 

 ESCOL '99 Registration Committee 
 Department of Linguistics, U-1145 
 University of Connecticut 
 341 Mansfield Rd. 
 Storrs, CT 06269-1145 U.S.A. 

Cedric Boeckx, on behalf of the ESCOL 99 Organization Committee


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