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Confs: Optimal Interpretations of Words & Constituents

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Message 1: Optimal Interpretations of Words and Constituents

Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 10:40:00 +0200
From: Helen de Hoop <Helen.deHooplet.uu.nl>
Subject: Optimal Interpretations of Words and Constituents

P R O G R A M

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Conference on 
OPTIMAL INTERPRETATIONS OF WORDS AND CONSTITUENTS

Date: August 30-31, 2000
Location: UiL OTS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Organizers: Petra Hendriks, Helen de Hoop, Henri�tte de Swart

The organization of this conference is financially supported by the 
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS (UiL OTS).
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Wednesday, August 30, 2000

10.15-10.30 	Opening Remarks

10.30-11.30	INVITED SPEAKER: Joan Bresnan (Stanford)
		t.b.a.

11.30-12.10	Reinhard Blutner & Bart Geurts (Berlin)
		Negative Strengthening and Blocking

12.10-13.10 	LUNCH BREAK

13.10-13.50 	Peter Ackema (Utrecht)
		A Morphological Approach to the Absence of Expletive PRO

13.50-14.30	Benjamin Lyngfelt (G�teborg)
		Optimal Control in Swedish Relative Infinitives

14.30-15.10	Barbara Stiebels (D�sseldorf)
		Nominal Inverse Systems

15.10-15.40	TEA BREAK

15.40-16.20	Robert van Rooy (Amsterdam)
		Bidirectional OT; Q and I, or R and E?

16.20-17.20	INVITED SPEAKER: Miriam Butt (Konstanz)
		Optimal Case Realization in Historical Change


Thursday, August 31, 2000

10.00-11.00 	INVITED SPEAKER: Henk Zeevat (Amsterdam)
		Anchoring and Bidirectionality

11.00-11.40 	Alice ter Meulen (Groningen)
		Incorporation Effects on Reflexivity: an OT Account

11.40-12.20	David Beaver (Stanford) 
		Centering in OT

12.20-13.20 	LUNCH BREAK

13.20-14.00	Daniel B�ring (Santa Cruz/Los Angeles)
		Word Order, Prosodic Phrasing, and the Interpretation of Indefinites

14.00-14.40	Marie Nilsenova (Amsterdam)
		Optimal Interpretation of Tense in Discourse

14.40-15.20	D. Terence Langendoen (Tucson)
		Polarity Items

15.20-15.50	TEA BREAK

15.50-17.20	Forum discussion
		Henk Verkuyl (Utrecht), chair
		Peter Ackema (Utrecht)
		Reinhard Blutner (Berlin)
		Alice ter Meulen (Groningen)




Helen de Hoop
UiL OTS, UU, Trans 10
3512 JK Utrecht, The Netherlands
email: helen.dehooplet.uu.nl
tel: 030-2536189/033-4622637
http://www.let.uu.nl/~Helen.deHoop/personal/
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