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Confs: 2nd Mediterranean Morphology Meeting

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Message 1: 2nd Mediterranean Meeting on Morphology

Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 18:48:01 +0200
From: Joe Caruana <jcar1um.edu.mt>
Subject: 2nd Mediterranean Meeting on Morphology

Conference Programme and Registration form

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	THE SECOND MEDITERRANEAN MEETING ON MORPHOLOGY
	 Friday 10 to Sunday 12 September 1999
	 University Residence, Lija, Malta
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Registration deadline: 31 May 1999



			CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


Thursday, 9 September 1999
17:00 - 20:00	Registration

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Friday, 10 September 1999

A - GENERAL ISSUES - Geert BOOIJ, Chair

09:00 - 10:00			A 1
 Ferenc KIEFER (guest speaker)
		Academy of Sciences, Budapest
	On the interaction of syntactic and lexical categories:
	the case of Aktionsart-formation (a cross-linguistic study)

10:00 - 11:00			A 2
 Stephen ANDERSON (guest speaker)
		Yale University
	Theoretical issues in Algonquian morphology

11:00 - 11:20	C o f f e e B r e a k

11:20 - 12:00			A 3
 Anke LUEDELING
		University of Stuttgart
	Particle verbs, listedness and word formation


B - ARABIC MORPHOLOGY - Ray FABRI, Chair

12:00 - 12:40			B 4
 Mark ARONOFF & Robert HOBERMAN
		SUNY at Stonybrook
	The fixedness of nominal and verbal morphology in Maltese

12:40 - 13:20			B 5
 Albert BORG & Manwel MIFSUD
		University of Malta
	'Il-forom' (Binyanim) in Maltese: inflection or derivation?

13:20 - 14:20	L u n c h B r e a k

14:20 - 15:00			B 6
 Ray FABRI
		University of Malta
	Radicals, stems and the lexicon


C - THE PHONOLOGY-MORPHOLOGY INTERFACE - Geert BOOIJ, Chair

15:00 - 16:00			C 7
 Paul KIPARSKY (guest speaker)
		Stanford University
	OT-based LPM, the phonology-morphology interface

16:00 - 16:40 			C 8
 Albert ORTMANN & Alexandra POPESCU
		Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf
	Haplology involving morphologically bound and free elements:
	evidence from Rumanian

16:40 - 17:00	C o f f e e B r e a k

17:00 - 17:40 			C 9
 Arto ANTTILA
		Boston University
 & Anthi REVITHIADOU
		University of Massachusetts, Amherst
	Variation as indeterminacy between 'ideal' outputs:
	Finnish and Greek allomorphy

17:40 - 18:20			C 10
 Aditi LAHIRI
		University of Konstanz
	Curbs on allomorphy


Evening: 	Reception

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SATURDAY, 11 September 1999


D - MAJOR AND NON-MAJOR LEXICAL CATEGORIES IN WORD FORMATION -
	Sergio SCALISE, Chair

09:00 - 10:00 			D 11
 Marianne MITHUN (guest speaker)
		University of California, Santa Barbara
	Lexical categories and the delimitation of morphological
	processes

10:00 - 10:40			D 12
 Francoise KERLEROUX
		University of Paris X, Nanterre
	To what extent are minor categories involved in word
	formation?

10:40 - 11:20			D 13
 Dieter WUNDERLICH
		Heinrich Heine Uiversity, Duesseldorf
	Gaps and substitutions in morphological paradigms

11:20 - 11:40	C o f f e e B r e a k

11:40 - 12:20			D 14
 Teresa CABR\201 & Janet DECESARIS
		University of Barcelona
	Prepositions and adverbs in word-formation processes

12:20 - 13:00			D 15
 Melita STAVROU
		University of Thessaloniki
 & Geoffrey HORROCKS
		University of Cambridge
	Lexeme-based 'separationist' morphology: evidence from
	Greek deverbal abstracts

13:00 - 14:00	L u n c h B r e a k


E - INFLECTIONAL STRUCTURE - Angeliki RALLI, Chair

14:00 - 15:00			E 16
 Greville CORBETT (guest speaker)
		University of Surrey, Guidford
	Defectiveness, syncretism, suppletion, 'deponency':
	four dimensions for a typology of inflectional systems

15:00 - 15:40			E 17
 Benjamin BRUENING
		MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
	Paradigms and opacity

15:40 - 16:20			E 18
 Bernard FRADIN
		University of Paris XIII
	Encoding and transmitting idiosyncratic features

16:20 - 16:40	C o f f e e B r e a k

16:40 - 17:20			E 19
 Vito PIRELLI & Marco BATTISTA
		University of Pisa
	Syntagmatic and paradigmatic constraints on
	morphological output

17:20 - 18:00			E 20
 Andrew SPENCER & Louise SADLER
		University of Essex, Colchester
	Syntax as an exponent of morphological features

Evening: 	Conference banquet
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Sunday 12 September 1999

		Daytrip to Gozo (optional)
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The venue for the Conference is the University Residence in the village of
Lija. Here are the full postal address and tel./fax
numbers:
	University Residence
	Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street
	Lija
	MALTA

		Telephone (+356) 436 168; (+356) 430 360
		Fax (+356) 434 963
The Residence has a tranquil and pleasant atmosphere, and is well-equipped
for such meetings. It has a restaurant, bar and snack-bar, and a
mini-market.


I.	The Conference Registration Fee is USD 40.


II.	Accommodation and Conference Package:
We have made arrangements with the University Residence management
to offer participants advantageous deals on accommodation (see
table below). The prices (in US dollars, per person) shown in
columns A and B below cover a package comprising:
	i) 	three nights accomodation on bed & breakfast basis
		(arrival Thursday 9, departure Sunday 12 September)
	ii) 	mid-day meal on Friday and Saturday;
	iii) 	coffee breaks on Friday and Saturday;
	iv) 	Conference reception on Friday evening;
	v) 	Conference banquet on Saturday evening
	vi) 	transport to and from the conference venue for
		participants not staying at the University Residence.

(See table below) The (3a) option refers to one-bedroom apartments
with private bathroom, while (3b) refers to rooms in a three-bedroom
apartment, sharing bathroom. The Corinthia Palace Hotel
(1) is a five-star hotel in Balzan, a comfortable ten minutes' walk from the
conference venue, while the Forum Hotel (2) is a four-star hotel further
away in St. Julian's. For the benefit of those intending to arrive earlier
than Thursday 9 and/or depart later than Sunday 13 September, we have
included details of accommodation costs per extra night (bed & breakfast
basis).

			A				B
			Single	Charge	Double	Charge
			room 	per extra 	room		per extra
					night				night
1) Corinthia
 Palace Hotel	447		115		312		70

2) Forum Hotel	297		 65		237		45

3) University Residence
 3a) Superior	243		 47		183		27
 3b) Standard	180		 26		153		17

III.	Optional Excursion:	USD 20
Not included in the above is an optional whole-day tour to Gozo
(Malta's sister island) on Sunday 12 September. The all-inclusive
price covers ferry charges, entrance tickets, the services of a
guide, and a midday meal.


Payment
We stress that participants wishing to avail themselves of the
rates quoted, whether they intend to stay at the University
Residence or at either of the two hotels listed, are to deal
exclusively with the University Residence management, and not with
that of the respective hotel.

Participants who wish to make their own acommodation arrangements
are free to do so (you may find
http://www.swift-tourism.com/malta/geninfo.htm and
http://www.searchmalta.com
helpful. However, a charge of USD 85 (over and above
the Registration fee) will be payable to defray conference
expenses for lunches, coffee breaks, reception and banquet.

Useful flight information on the Air Malta summer schedule is
available at http://www.airmalta.com/schedule/summer99/index.html
and a full list of Air Malta booking offices is given on
http://www.airmalta.com/offices/index.html

Please fill in the following Booking and Payment form and send it in by
Monday 31st May 1999. You may copy the form and either:
 a) make a printout and post the completed form to:
	Mr. Peter J. Lawson
	University Residence
	Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street
	Lija
	MALTA

 b) make a printout and fax the completed form to Mr. Peter
 J. Lawson on fax number (+356) 434 963

 c) email the completed form (pl. include Subject line
 "September Morphology Conference" to:
 infouniversity-residence.com.mt

Since booking is on a first-come-first-served basis, we recommend
that you email or fax your registration.

Further details will be given from time to time on the following
websites:
	http://home.um.edu.mt/ling/mmm2.html
	http://www.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/mmm2.html

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BOOKING AND PAYMENT FORM

I am participating in the 2nd Mediterranean Meeting on Morphology
(Malta, 10-13 September, 1999).

(Please PRINT)

Surname: ________________________________________________________

Name: _____________________________________ Title: ______________

Institution: ____________________________________________________

Postal Address (if paying by credit card, please enter your
 card billing address):

 (street) 	_____________________________________________________

 (city)	_____________________________________________________

 (postcode)____________________ (country) ______________________

Telephone ________________________ Fax __________________________

E-mail __________________________________________________________

* I enclose Bank Draft No. _________________ for USD ___________

* I am transferring USD _____________ to the University Residence bank
account No. 16708783011 with the Bank of Valletta Ltd, Naxxar Road, San
Gwann SGN 08, Malta. (Please enclose photocopy of bank forms).

* I authorize the University Residence, Malta, to charge my
Master Card / Visa (indicate which) credit card,

Card Number: ________-________-________-________

Expires end (mm/yy): ______/______

the sum of USD ___________ in payment of the following:

1) Registration fee (waived for guest speakers)	USD 45

2) Accommodation & Conference Package

 Single / Double room (indicate which)
	for 3 nights (Thursday 9 - Sunday 12 September 1999) at the:

	Corinthia Palace Hotel 				USD _____________

	Forum Hotel						USD _____________

	University Residence Superior			USD _____________

	University Residence Standard			USD _____________

 and (nr.) _____ extra nights there*.		USD _____________

3) Optional Gozo tour (Sunday 12 Sepember 1999)	USD 20

4) Conference charges if making private
 arrangements for accomodation			USD 85

						TOTAL: USD _____________

(*I intend to arrive on (dd)____ and leave on (dd) ____ Sept. '99)




_____________________________ 		_______________
Signature						Date (dd/mm/yy)


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