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Confs: Syntax and Semantics of Relative Clauses

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Message 1: Syntax and Semantics of Relative Clauses

Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2000 19:14:56 +0300
From: Aldo Sevi <aldoopost.tau.ac.il>
Subject: Syntax and Semantics of Relative Clauses

RESEARCH WORKSHOP OF THE ISRAEL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
THE SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS OF RELATIVE CLAUSE CONSTRUCTIONS

DATE: June 14-16, 2000
PLACE: Tel Aviv University
 Webb Building, Room 103 (Wednesday, Thursday)
 Gilman, Room 449 (Friday)
ORGANIZERS: Alexander Grosu, Fred Landman
 Linguistics Department, Tel Aviv University

e-mail contact: Aldo Sevi: aldoopost.tau.ac.il
 Shai Cohen: shaicopost.tau.ac.il

The support of the Israel Science Foundation, the Porter School of
Cultural Studies at Tel Aviv University, the Offices of the Dean, the
Rector, and the President of Tel Aviv University, and the Israel
Association for Theoretical Linguistics is gratefully acknowledged.

Program

Wednesday, June 14, 2000
09:00 - 10:15 Registration, coffee and welcome
10:15 - 11:15 Alexander Grosu
 Tel Aviv University
 On the transparency of 'transparent' free relatives
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Christopher Kennedy
 Northwestern University
 Comparative and relative clauses compared
12:30 - 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 Susan Rothstein
 Bar-Ilan University
 Complementizer deletion and domain selection
15:15 - 16:15 Linda Escobar
 Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
 Event relatives and the structure of prepositional objects
16:15 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 17:30 Daphna Heller
 Rutgers University
 On the relation of connectivity and specificational pseudoclefts
17:30 - 18:30 Barbara Partee and Vladimir Borschev
 UMass Amherst VINITI, Moscow
 Genitives, possessives, relational nouns and the
argument/modifier distinction
Reception

Thursday, June 16, 2000
08:45 - 09:15 Coffee
09:15 - 10:15 Pauline Jacobson
 Brown University
 Pied-piping semantics in relative clauses
10:15 - 11:15 David Swinburne
 Tel Aviv University
 Dependent parentheticals and the syntax/pragmatics interface
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Uli Sauerland
 Universit�t T�bingen
 A third type of relatives: Evidence from reconstruction
12:30 - 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 Georges Rebuschi
 Universit� Paris III
 Basque free relatives and correlatives
15:15 - 16:15 Sigrid Beck and Yael Sharvit
 University of Connecticut at Storrs
 Part-whole structures in questions and QVE-effects
16:15 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 17:30 Ruth Kempson, Wilfried Meyer-Viol, David Swinburne
 Kings' College London Tel Aviv University
 Relatives as one happy family
Dinner

Friday, June 16, 2000
08:45 - 09:15 Coffee
09:15 - 10:15 Maria Bittner
 Rutgers University
Nominal and modal referents in correlatives
10:15 - 11:15 Yael Sharvit and Penka Stateva
 University of Connecticut at Storrs
 Against 'long' movement of the superlative operator
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Henk van Riemsdijk
 Tilburg University
 Shared structure
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