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  1. rblight, SCIL 11 conference program

Message 1: SCIL 11 conference program

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 20:20:48 -0600
From: rblight <>
Subject: SCIL 11 conference program

11th Student Conference in Linguistics
University of Texas at Austin
May8-9, 1999

Saturday, May 8, 1999

8:30 Coffee & Registration

9:15 Opening Remarks - Anthony C. Woodbury
9:30 Multiple Wh-fronting in Bulgarian: An Argument for the Layered
 Specifiers Hypothesis - Mariana Lambova, UConn
10:00 Complement Selection and the Auxiliary be
 Ralph Blight, UT
10:30 The Syntactic Distribution of Expletive THERE
 William Earl Griffin, UT

11:00 Lunch

12:30 Weight asymmetries in Tohono Oodham
 Mizuki Miyashita, Arizona
1:00 From Phonology to Morphology: a Synchronic Account of
 Dialectal Gemination in Finnish - Heli Harrikari, Helsinki/UMass
1:30 Ternarity Without Ternarity-Sensitive Constraints in Finnish
 Steven McCartney, UT

2:00 Break

2:15 Optimality Theory and Re-reading 'The Garden of the Forking
 Paths' - Lynda C. Olman, UT
2:45 Now and then in San Miguel Chimalapa: A Study of Zoque
 Discourse Markers - Heidi Johnson, UT

3:15 Break

3:30 Hindi Word Order, Negation, and Negative Polarity: A Lexical
 Account - Shravan Vasishth, Ohio State
4:00 Scope Trapping
 Cedric Boeckx, UConn
4:30 A Semantics for Covert Distributivity in Turkish
 Sarah Kennelly & Fabin Reniers, Utrecht

7:00 Party

Sunday, May 9, 1999

8:30 Coffee & Registration

9:30 Aspects of Kabye Tonal Phonology and Implications for the Theory
 of Faithfulness - Komlan Essizewa, NYU
10:00 Voicing of Stops in Kabiye
 Amanda Doran & Nisha Merchant Goss, UT
10:30 Learning Language-specific Degrees of Coarticulation: Results
 From Second Language Acquisition of u-fronting - Eunjin Oh,

11:00 Lunch

12:30 The Contrastive Study of Monomorphemic Reflexives: Japanese
 zibun and Korean casin - Gwangrak Son, Wisconsin
1:00 Cherokee Argument Structure
 Susan Smythe-Long, UT
1:30 Top-down Distributed Morphology and Irish f-feature Agreement
 Julie Anne Legate, MIT

2:00 Break

2:15 Greek as a Satem Language
 David L. White, UT
2:45 Rounding Harmony and the Hidden Phonology of Tuvan
 K. David Harrison, Yale

3:15 Break

3:30 Itelmen in Context and Context in Itelmen Morphosyntax
 Keynote speaker Jonathan David Bobaljik, McGill

- Ralph C. Blight
Department of Linguistics,
The University of Texas at Austin
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