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  1. Jocelyn Cohan, Texas Linguistics Society 1999

Message 1: Texas Linguistics Society 1999

Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 09:14:39 -0600
From: Jocelyn Cohan <tlsuts.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: Texas Linguistics Society 1999

1999 Conference of the Texas Linguistics Society

Perspectives on Argument Structure

March 5-7, 1999
The University of Texas at Austin

Registration:	
$25 Students	
$40 Non-students

PROGRAM:

Friday, March 5th
Knopf Room (Flawn Academic Center)

8:45 - 9:45 Registration and Coffee
9:45 - 10:00 Opening Remarks

10:00 - 10:40 
Anthony Davis (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)
Jean-Pierre Koenig (SUNY, Buffalo)
Linking from the outside in

10:40 - 11:20 
Bhuvana Narasimhan (Bell Labs)
Encoding Complex Events: Linking in Hindi and English 

11:30 - 12:10 
Yukiko Morimoto (Stanford University)
Argument Structure Linking of Nominals in English and Japanese 

12:10 - 12:50 
Robert Van Valin (SUNY, Buffalo)
Cross-Linguistic Patterns of Linking 

12:50 - 2:00 Lunch

2:00 - 2:40 
Cedric Boeckx (University of Connecticut)
Traces of Artument Structure 

2:40 - 3:20 
Jaume Mateu (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
Laia Amadas (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
'Lexical Subordination' and parametric variation 

3:30 - 4:10 
Tonjes Veenstra (Universitaet Potsdam)
Basic Argument Structure and Learnability Problems: transitivity
alternations in Saramaccan 

4:10 - 4:50 
Svetlana Sheremetyeva (New Mexico State University)
Cross-Linguistic Study and Interactive Acquisition of Argument Structure
for a Restricted Domain Application 

5:00 - 6:00 
Keynote Address: Michael Tanenhaus (University of Rochester)


Saturday, March 6th
University Teaching Center

9:00 - 10:00 
Keynote Address: James Pustejovsky (UCLA)

10:10 - 10:50 
Mikinari Matsuoka (McGill University)
Three classes of intransitive verbs: Japanese evidence 

10:50 - 11:30 
Chungmin Lee (Seoul National University/UCLA)
Beom-mo Kang (University of Korea/Harvard University)
Seoungho Nam (Seoul National University)
Yoonshin Kim (Seoul National University)
Semantic Underspecification and Case Alternations with Verbs of Transitive
Motion in Korean 

11:30 - 12:10 
Alice Davison (University of Iowa)
'Dependent Structural Case' as a consequence of VP Structure 

12:10 - 1:15 Lunch

1:15 - 1:55 
Mona Anderson (University of Connecticut)
The status of that-clauses as arguments 

1:55 - 2:35 
Nancy Mae Antrim (University of Texas at El Paso)
An Argument for the Argumental Status of Adverbs 

2:35 - 2:50 Break

2:50 - 3:30 
Markus Steinbach (University of Tuebingen)
Argument Structure and Reflexivity: Middle Constructions in German 

3:30 - 4:10 
Edit Doron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem/University of California,
Santa Cruz)
Semitic Templates as Representations of Argument Structure 

4:10 - 4:50 
Elaine J. Francis (University of Chicago)
A conceptual semantic analysis of thematic structure in predicate nominals 


Sunday, March 7th
University Teaching Center

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

9:00 - 10:00 
Keynote Address: Beth Levin (Northwestern University)

10:10 - 10:50 
Liina Pyllknen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Where is the Internal/External Causation Distinction? 

10:50 - 11:30 
Olga Babko-Malaya (Rutgers University)
A Compositional Approach to Unaccusativity 

11:40 - 12:20 
Gail McKoon (Northwestern University)
Talke MacFarland (Northwestern University)
Processing Verbs of Internal versus External Causation 

12:20 - 1:00 
Murat Kural University of California, Irvine)
The Syntax of Interactive and Circumstantial Causation 

For more information, please see the TLS website at

http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~tls

or contact the TLS organizers at 

tlsuts.cc.utexas.edu. 

Information about housing, registration and transportation available on
request.
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