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Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 13:45:57 -0700 (MST)
From: wccfl <wccflabelard.douglass.Arizona.EDU>
Subject: WCCFL18

	WCCFL18
West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

The University of Arizona
Tucson AZ

April 8-11, 1999



Thursday April 8th
6-8pm Registration, Plaza Hotel

Friday April 9th
7:00am	Registration, Student Union
8:15 am	Welcoming remarks Senior Ballroom


Session A: Senior Ballroom
8:30	How to get a free ride? Additional scrambling 
effects and the principle of minimal compliance.
Cedrix Boeckx & Koji Sugisaki, UConn
9:00	Resurrecting scrambling
	John F. Bailyn, SUNY at Stonybrook
9:30	Evidence for feature-driven A-scrambling
	Martha McGinnis, UPenn
Session B: Rincon Room
8:30	Phonetic basis of coronal phonotactics
	Yoonjung Kang, MIT
9:00	Consonant clusters in Tsou and their theoretical 
implications
	Tien-Hsin Hsin, UConn
9:30	Obstruent neutralization in Andalusian Spanish
	Chip Gerfen, UNC at Chapel Hill


10:00-10:15 Break


Session C: Rincon Room
10:15	A syntactic derivation of Semitic verbs
	Edit Doron, Hebrew UJerusalem
10:45	Object asymmetries and their 
	morphophonological reflexes
	Amanda Seidl, UPenn
11:15	The inadequacy of the root
	Adam Sherman UCSC


Session D: Senior Ballroom
10:15	Structural markedness and minimalist checking 
	theory
	Susana Bejar, UToronto
10:45	Phrase-linking meets minimalist syntax
	Hans-Martin Gaertner UPotsdam
11:15	Right node raising and the LCA
	Chris Wilder, ZAS Berlin

11:45-1:30 Lunch Break


Session E: Senior Ballroom
1:30	Language change and the verb second position in 
	Early Irish
	Cathal Doherty, Univ College Dublin
2:00	Expletives and existentials in Early Middle 
	English
	Alexander Williams, UPenn
2:30	Binding domains and minimalist features
	Elly van Gelderen, ASU

Session F: room 256
1:30	The asymmetry of base reduplicant identity
	Liina Pylknen, MIT
2:00	Unfaithful bases and syncope in Tohono 
	O'odham reduplication. 
	Colleen Fitzgerald, SUNY at Buffalo
2:30	A-Templatic reduplication in Thompson River 
	Salish
	Gail Coelho, UTexas at Austin


3-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-6:00 Special Session or Plenary Talk (to be announced-subject to funding)

6:00-7:30 Dinner Break


Session G: Senior Ballroom
7:30	Predicative and non predicative verb particle 
	constructions and the role of aspect
	Mikael Vinka, McGill.
8:00	Raising without infinitives and the nature of 
	agreement
	Artemis Alexiadou, ZAS Berlin
	Elena Anagnostopoulou, UCrete
8:30	Multiple I-checking, the EPP and inverse voice in 
	Innu-aimn
	Phil Branigan & Marguerite MacKenzie, MUN

Session H: Room 256
7:30	Psych-adjectives and semantic selection
	Idan Landau, MIT
8:00	Extraposition and scope: a case for overt QR
	Danny Fox and Jon Nissenbaum, MIT
8:30	Durative adverbials for result states
	Christopher Pin, Uduesseldorf
9:00	Tough movement and semantic connectivity
	Mike Calcagno, Tuebingen



Saturday, April 10th


Session I: Arizona Ballroom
9:00	On multiple Wh-movement: weak crossover, D-
	linking, and the third wh-phrase effect.
	John D. Lewis, McGill
9:30	Cyclic spell-out and the Comp-T effects
	Toru Ishii, Kitami Inst Tech
10:00	What is the true nature of successive cyclic 
	movement?
	Maire Noonan, YorkU


Session J: Room 256
9:00	A unified mora account of Chuukese
	Jennifer S. Muller, OSU.
9:30	Where and why do CVC syllables count as heavy
	Mee-Jin Ahn, UIUC
10:00	The phonology of foot and syllable structure: evidence 
	from Amazonia
	Daniel Everett, UPitt

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break


Session K: Arizona Ballroom
10:45	Long-distance agreement in Tsez
	Eric Potsdam, Yale & Maria Polinsky, UCSD
11:15	A reconsideration of unaccusativity in ergative 
	alternations
	Makinari Matsuoka	 McGill
11:45	Case features and case particles
	Dong-Whee Yang, Seoul NatU

Session L: Room 256
10:45	Two views of Polish reflexives
	Anna Lubowicz, UMass
11:15	Unified semantics of mosts
	Katsuhiko Yabushita, Naruto Univ of Education
11:45	Manner in dative alternation	
	Manfred Krifka, UTexas, Austin



12:15-12:30 Business Meeting
12:30-2:00 Lunch Break


Session M: Arizona Ballroom
2:00	Modal verbs must be raising verbs
	Susi Wurmbrand McGill & UQAM
2:30	So-called sluicing in Japanese and some 
	implications
	Teruhiko Fukaya & Hajime Hoji USC
3:00	Temporal adjectives and the structure of 
	possessive DPs
	Richard Larson & Christine Cho, SUNY at 
	Stonybrook


Session N: Room 256
2:00	Same edge alignment with opposite edge effects
	Nathan Sanders UCSC
2:30	Interaction of tone and stress in Seoul and 
	Chonnam Korean
	Eon-Suk Ko, UPenn
3:00	A multiplanar account of voice-tone interaction
	Mary Bradshaw, OSU


3:30-3:45 Coffee Break


Session O: Arizona Ballroom
3:45	Verbal classifiers as heads of functional 
	projections: Evidence from ASL
	Diane Brentari & Elena Benedicto, PurdueU.
4:15	Inflection is syntactic: Evidence form Salish 
	possessives
	Henry Davis, Martina Wiltschko, UBC
4:45	The morphosemantics of object case in Kannada
	Jeffrey Lidz, UPenn

Session P: Room 256
3:45	Subject and object coordination in HPSG
	Michelle Moosally, UHouston-Downtown
4:15	Combien-extraction in dynamic montague 
	grammar.
	Martin Honcoop, UCLA
4:45	A comprehensive LMT analysis of three 
	Hungarian participles
	Tibor Laczk, Stanford/KossuthU


3:30-5:45 Poster Session Arizona Gallery
8:00 -? Party

Sunday April 11

9-11:30 Special Ken Hale Session Senior Ballroom
(Judith Aissen, Eloise Jelinek, Mary Willie, Ted Fernald, Ken Hale, Jane Hill, Lynn Nichols, Keren Rice, Lexlie Saxon, Carlota Smith, Peggy Speas, Ofelia Zapeda)

11:30-11:45 Break


Session Q: Senior Ballroom
11:45	Compensatory lengthening as coalescence: 
	analysis and implications
	Meghan Sumner SUNY at Stonybrook
12:15	At-will spoonerisms and vowel length in Finnish
	Heli Harrikari, UMass/UHelsinki


Session R: Rincon Room
11:45	Properties as arguments
	Miriam Englehardt, MIT
12:15	Indexical pronouns as bound variables
	Murat Kural UCI & Georges Tsoulas UYork

ALTERNATE SPEAKERS
SYNTAX:
Subject and adjunct islands asymmetries: evidence from syntactic satiation
Kazuko Hiramatsu, UConn
Constructions and the distribution of predicative idioms
Susanne Riehemann & Emily Bender, StanfordU

PHONOLOGY:
Typology of consonantal weakening in a constraint based approach.
Seung-hoon Shin, DongseoU.
Noun faithfulness and accent in Fukuoka Japanese.
Jennifer L. Smith, UMass

SEMANTICS:
Non-logical if and the syntax-semantics mapping of restricted quantification.
Josep Quer, UAutonoma Barcelona

POSTER SESSION


SYNTAX:
Subject and adjunct islands asymmetries: evidence from 
	syntactic satiation
	Kazuko Hiramatsu, UConn
Constructions and the distribution of predicative idioms
	Susanne Riehemann & Emily Bender, StanfordU
Sluicing as PF deletion
	Sandra Stjepanovic, UConn
Possessor raising and causatives: a minimalist account of 
	structural and inherent case.
	Juan Carlos Castillo, UMaryland
On adjunct Wh-NPs
	Masao Ochi & Tien-Hsin Hsin, UConn
What diachrony tells about English tough-constructions
	Gwang-Yoon Goh, Ohio State U.
Syntax, Semantics, chicken and egg: remarks on the 
	development of English modal auxiliaries
	Kieran Snyder, UPenn
Raising in Icelandic
	Dianne Jonas, YaleU
Reconstruction and linearity in long-distance cleft 
	constructions
	Mika Kizu & Hidekazu Tanaka, McGill
The Yes-No question clitic li placement in Russian
	Elena Rudnitskaya, CUNY
Clitic Combinations
	Francisco Ordnez & Arhonto Terzi, UIUC
Locative inversion and optional featuers
	Jeong-Seok Kim, KoreaU
That-trace effects: a minimalist approach
	Adam Szczegeilniak, HarvardU

PHONOLOGY/MORPHOLOGY:
Typology of consonantal weakening in a constraint based 
	approach.
	Seung-hoon Shin, DongseoU.
Noun faithfulness and accent in Fukuoka Japanese.
	Jennifer L. Smith, UMass
The behavior of the velar nasal and syllabification
	Chin Wan Chung & Byung Jin Lim, Indiana
Constraining a constraint-based theory
	Daniel Currie Hall, UToronto
Not-so-fixed segmentism in reduplication: dissimilation and 
	respecification in the Turkish emphatic partial 
	reduplication.
	Alan Yu, UCBerkeley
Bare-consonant reduplication in Yokuts
	Sean Hendricks, UArizona
Diminutive bare consonant reduplication in Stl'atl'imcets
	Sonya Bird, UArizona
Featural Optimality Theory: a computational model
	Andrea Heiberg, UArizona
Empty C-slots revisited: the case of the verbal agreement 
	system of Panthre Limbu.
	Matthew Richardson, YaleU
A correspondence theory of morpheme order
	Paul de Lacy, UMass
Size restrictors and prosodic structure in the acquisition of 
	stress
	Suzanne Curtin, USC
Head-dependent asymmetries and the root-affix 
	metaconstraint.
	Anthi Revithiadou, UMass


SEMANTICS & SYNTAX/SEMANTICS:
Non-logical if and the syntax-semantics mapping of restricted quantification.
	Josep Quer, UAutnoma Barcelona
Determiner copulas in conditionals and relatives
	Barbara Citko, SUNY at Stonybrook/MIT
The effects of focus on argument structure: depictives. vs resultatives
	Bokyung Noh, UTexas at Austin
The focusing negative mhaih in Cantonese-Chese: a look 
	at contrastive and metalinguistic negation.
	Juliet Wai-hong Du, UTexas at Austin
Pair-quantificational operator Tokoro-clause
	Hironobu Hosoi, McGill

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WCCFL18
Department of Linguistics
Douglass 200E
University of Arizona
Tucson AZ 85721

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