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Confs: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

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  1. Irina Sekerina, FASL8 Program

Message 1: FASL8 Program

Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 14:29:42 -0500
From: Irina Sekerina <sekerinalinc.cis.upenn.edu>
Subject: FASL8 Program


Eighth Annual Workshop on Formal 
Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

at the Institute for Research of Cognitive Science
University of Pennsylvania


FASL8 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

FRIDAY, MAY 21
 
SPECIAL SESSION I: COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS
 
1:30 - 2:10 Svetlana Sheremetyeva and Sergey Nirenburg (University 
 of New Mexico) "Porting a Rapid Morphological Analyzer 
 Across Slavic Languages"

2:10 - 2:50 Peter Chew (Oxford University, England) "A Comparative 
 Computational Evaluation of 3 Theories of Russian 
 Stress"

2:50 - 3:30 Nedzad Leko (University of Oslo, Norway) "Syntactic vs. 
 Semantic Agreement in the Oslo Corpus of Bosnian Texts"

3:30 - 3:45 Coffee Break

SPECIAL SESSION II: RUSSIAN SENTENCE PROCESSING

3:45 - 4:25 Janet Nicol and Rachel Wilson (University of Arizona) 
 "Agreement and Case-Marking in Russian: A Psycho- 
 linguistic Investigation of Agreement Errors in 
 Production"

4:25 - 5:05 Gerhild Zybatow and Grit Mehlhorn (University of 
 Leipzig, Germany) "Topics and Focus Prosidy in Russian 
 -- An Experiment"

5:05 - 5:45 Irina Sekerina (IRCS, University of Pennsylvania)
 "Wh-Movement vs. Scrambling in Russian Processing"

5:45 - 6:00 Coffee Break

SESSION III
 
6:00 - 7:00 Invited Talk: Greville Corbett (University of Surrey, 
 England) "Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics"


SATURDAY, May 22

SESSION IV: RUSSIAN SYNTAX

8:45 - 9: 25 Leonard Babby (Princeton University) "Infinitival 
 Existential Constructions in Russian"

9:25 - 10:05 Konstantin Kazenin (Moscow State University, Russia) 
 "Complementation and Constraints on Pronominals in 
 Russian" 

10:05 - 10: 45 Elena Rudnitskaya (CUNY Graduate Center) "The Yes/No 
 Question LI Clitic Placement in Russian"

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break

SESSION V: SERBIAN/CROATIAN SYNTAX

11:00 - 11:40 Mariana Lambova (University of Connecticut) "The 
 Typology of Multiple Wh-Fronting in Slavic Revisited"

11:40 - 12:20 Cedric Boeckx and Sandra Stjepanovic (University of 
 Connecticut) "The Clitic/Wh-Connection: Evidence for 
 Unselective Attraction"

12:20 - 1:00 Andrew Caink (University of Wolverhampton, England) 
 "Full Form Auxiliaries in Serbian/Croatian"

1:00 - 2:30 Lunch Break

SESSION VI: BULGARIAN SUNTAX

2:30 - 3:10 David Willis (University of Manchester, England) 
 "Verb-Raising in Slavic Conditionals"

3:10 - 3:50 Galina Alexandrova (University of Ottawa, Canada) "Where 
 Derivational Space and Time Meet, Clitics Have a Say"

3: 50 - 4: 05 Coffee Break

SESSION VII: PHONOLOGY

4:05 - 4:45 Katherine Crosswhite (UCLA)"Vowel Lengthening and Length 
 Neutralization in Orlec Serbo-Croatian"

4:45 - 5:25 Nila Friedberg (University of Toronto, Canada) "Russian 
 Metrics and Stochastic Constraints: Determining Metrical 
 Complexity" (to be confirmed)

5:25 - 5:40 Coffee Break

SESSION VIII 

5:40 - 6:40 Invited Talk: Draga Zec (Cornell University)
 "Multiple Sonority Thresholds"


SUNDAY, MAY 23

SESSION IX: SYNTAX/MORPHOLOGY

8:45 - 9: 25 Larisa Zlatic (University of Texas)"The Syntactic 
 Status of Slavic Possessives"

9:25 - 10: 05 Bozena Cetnarowska (University of 
 Massachussetts) "The Unaccusativity of Verbs and 
 Derivational Morphology in Polish"

10:05 - 10:45 Edit Jakab (Princeton University) "Nominative Object 
 Constructions in Old Russian and Finnish"

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break

SESSION X: SEMANTICS

11:00 - 11:40 Masha Babyonyshev (Harvard University) "Missing Verb 
 Clauses in Russian"

11:40 - 12: 20 Asya Pereltsvaig (McGill University, Canada) "On the 
 Distribution of NPIs in Russian"

12:20 - 12:30 Coffee Break

SESSION XI

12:30 - 1:30 Invited Talk: Anthony Kroch (University of 
 Pennsylvania) and Carolyne Heycock (University of 
 Edinborough) "A Cross-Linguistic Perspective on 
 Word-Order Variation in Copular Sentences"


ALTERNATES:

SPECIAL SESSION: Marjorie McShane and Sergei Nirenburg 
 (University of New Mexico) "Slavic as Testing Grounds
 for a Linguistic Knowledge Elicitation System"

SYNTAX/SEMANTICS: Marija Brala (University of Cambridge, England) 
 "Location in Motion: A Tentative Analysis of the 
 Croatian Prefixed Verbs of Motion"

 Anna Kupsc (Polish Academy of Sciences and Universite 
 Paris 7) "A Lexical Analysis of Polish Multifunctional 
 Reflexive Marker"

PHONOLOGY: Irina Milnes and Caroline Wiltshire (University of 
 Florida) "Optimal Stress Patterns in Russian"


FASL8 Organizing Committee
http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~fasl8
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