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Message 1: General Ling:WCCFL 19 Preliminary Program

Date: Sat, 11 Dec 1999 15:47:40 -0800
From: WCCFL XIX Organizing Committee <wccflhumnet.ucla.edu>
Subject: General Ling:WCCFL 19 Preliminary Program

 WCCFL XIX
 19th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
 University of California, Los Angeles, February 4-6, 2000
 Web: http://www.wccfl.org
 Email: wccflhumnet.ucla.edu

(Please check our web site for information about registration, 
travel, and accommodations)

 Preliminary Program of Events:

Session A: Friday, February 4; Rolfe Hall, Room 314
Syntax and Semantics
8:45 - 9:00	Introductory Remarks

9:00 - 9:30	Complementation and veridicality: a comparison 
between Greek and English
			Anna Roussou, University of Cyprus
			Ian Roberts, University of Stuttgart

9:30 - 10:00	Expletives as Features
		Joachim Sabel, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universit�t,
		Frankfurt/Main

10:00 - 10:30	V1 Phenomena and the Syntax/Prosody Interface
			David Adger, University of York

10:30 - 10:45	Break

10:45 - 11:15	Aspect and Partitive Objects in Finnish
			Karine Megerdoomian, USC and CRL, New Mexico 
State University

11:15 - 11:45	Determiner Sharing
			Vivian Lin, MIT

11:45 - 12:15	Noun Phrase Word Order and Definiteness in Japanese
			Tomomi Kakegawa, Michigan State University

12:15 - 2:00	Lunch

2:00 - 2:30	Adverbial quantification over (interrogative) complements
			Alexander Williams, University of Pennsylvania

2:30 - 3:00	On Inclusive Questions
			Richard Zuber, CNRS, Paris

3:00 - 3:30	Temporal Interpretation of Participles
			Kiyomi Kusumoto, Harvard University

3:30 - 3:45	Break

3:45 - 4:15	Scope Dependencies and the structure of Headed Relative Clauses
			Calixto Aguero-Bautista, MIT

4:15 - 4:45		The Interaction of Obligatory and 
Non-obligatory Control in Rationale Clauses
			Manuel Espanol-Echevarria, Universit� Laval

4:45 - 5:15	Deriving Adversity
	Liina Pylkk�nen, MIT

5:15 - 5:45	Break

5:45 - 7:15	Invited Speaker: Richard Kayne, NYU


Session B: Saturday, February 5
 Rolfe Hall, Room 360
Phonology


9:00 - 9:30	Predicting Irregularity in Tamil Verbs
			Bhavani Saravanan, University of Utah

9:30 - 10:00	Ternary Rhythm Through Binary Footing in Estonian
			Steve McCartney, University of Texas at Austin

10:00 - 10:30	Opaque Consonant Gradation in Finnish: The Case of 
Possessive Suffixes
			Heli Harrikari, University of Helsinki

10:30 - 10:45	Break

10:45 - 11:15	Perceptual Distinctiveness in Reduplication
			Andrew Wedel, UC Santa Cruz

11:15 - 11:45		Vowel-to-Vowel Coarticulation in Yoruba: the 
Seeds of ATR Vowel Harmony
			Marek Przezdziecki, Cornell University

11:45 - 12:15	The Phonetic Basis for Tonal Melody Mapping in Mende 
and Elsewhere
			Jie Zhang, UCLA

12:15 - 2:00	Lunch / Business Meeting

2:00 - 2:30	Transparency, Strict Locality, and Targeted Constraints
			Eric Bacovic, Penn State
			Colin Wilson, Johns Hopkins

2:30 - 3:00	Long-Distance Consonantal Identity Effects
			Rachel Walker, University of Southern California

3:00 - 3:30	Arguments for a rhyme-based account of stressed 
syllable IDENTITY in reduplication
			Nicole Nelson, Rutgers University

3:30 - 3:45	Break

3:45 - 4:15	Reduplication in Southern Paiute and Correspondence Theory
			Naomi Gurevich, University of Illinois at 
Urbana-Champaign

4:15 - 4:45	Dynamic versus static phonotactic constraints account 
for over-, under-, and regular application in reduplicative and 
truncatory morphology
			Daniel Silverman, University of Illinois at 
Urbana-Champaign

4:45 - 5:15	The base(s) of double reduplications
			Suzanne Urbanczyk, University of Calgary

5:15 - 5:45	Break

5:45 - 7:15	Invited Speaker: John McCarthy, UMass, Amherst


Session C: Saturday, February 5
Rolfe Hall, Room 314
Syntax and Semantics

9:00 - 9:30	Repair-Driven Movement and Local Optimization
			Fabian Heck, Universit�t Stuttgart
			Gereon M�ller, Universit�t T�bingen

9:30 - 10:00	Contrastive Left Dislocation, Reconstruction and Movement
			Kleanthes K. Grohmann, University of Maryland

10:00 - 10:30	Free Adjunct Free Relatives
			Roumyana Izvorski, Georgetown University/USC

10:30 - 10:45	Break

10:45 - 11:15	Instrumental Case and Verb Raising in the Russian Copula
			Ora Matushansky, MIT

11:15 - 11:45	Agreement, Shells and Focus
			Andrew Simpson, SOAS
			Zoe Wu, USC

11:45 - 12:15	The Structure of Agreement Failure in Lebanese Arabic
			Peter Hallman, UCLA

12:15 - 2:00	Lunch / Business Meeting

2:00 - 2:30	The Two Verbs Begin, Again
			Maria Polinsky, UCSD
			Eric Potsdam, Yale University

2:30 - 3:00	The Loss of the Verb Second Constraint in Middle English
			Rashmi Prasad, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 - 3:30	Passive and Passive-Like Constructions in Hmong
			Cassandra Creswell, University of Pennsylvania
			Kieran Snyder, University of Pennsylvania

3:30 - 3:45	Break

3:45 - 4:15	ACD in AP
			Richard Larson, SUNY - Stony Brook

4:15 - 4:45	Quantification in Blackfoot
			Jennifer Glougie, University of British Columbia

4:45 - 5:15	Scope Ambiguity and "Scrambling"
			J.-R. Hayashishita, University of Southern California


Session D: Sunday, February 6
Rolfe Hall, Room 314
Syntax and Acquisition

9:00 - 9:30	Syntactic Wh-Movement and Wh-in-situ in Inuktitut
			Carrie Gillon, University of British Columbia

9:30 - 10:00	The Syntax of Focus and Wh-in-situ: Evidence for 
Covert Phrasal Movement
			Jon Nissenbaum, MIT

10:00 - 10:30	Multiple Wh-Questions and Multiple Specifiers
			Hidekazu Tanaka, University of British Columbia

10:30 - 10:45	Break

10:45 - 11:15	An Argument against Multiple Specifiers
			Jan-Wouter Zwart, NOW/University of Groningen

11:15 - 11:45	Resultatives Result from the Compounding Parameter: 
On the Acquisitional Correlation between Resultatives and N-N 
Compounds in Japanese
			Koji Sugisaki, University of Connecticut
			Miwa Isobe, Keio University

11:45 - 12:15	The Acquisition of the English Copula
			Misha Becker, UCLA


Alternates:

Japanese Attributive Adjectives are not Relative Clauses
Hiroko Yamakido, SUNY-Stony Brook

(Anti)-Reconstruction Effects in Free Relatives
Barbara Citko, SUNY-Stony Brook

No More "EPP"
Kleanthes K. Grohmann, University of Maryland
John Drury, University of Maryland
Juan Carlos Castillo, University of Iowa

On the (In)ability of Prenominal Adjectives to Take Complements
Antonia Androutsopoulou, UCLA

Control in Basque
Itziar San Martin, University of Maryland at College Park

Donkey Anaphora as NP-Ellipsis
Paul Elbourne, MIT

On the Constituent Structure of Catalan Verbs
Isabel Oltra-Massuet, UAB

Constraints on Geminates in Buginese and Selyarese
Robert Podesya, Stanford University
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